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Speedy 802.11ac Wi-Fi set for fast, wide rollout

Mobile carriers embracing Wi-Fi is one of the sub-themes of Mobile World Congress. And the particular flavor of Wi-Fi that's generating buzz here is 802.11ac.

Intel lays out strategic mobile roadmap

Intel wants to own the mobile processor space, and on Tuesday laid out its vision for how it will get there.

Toshiba and SanDisk shrink 128gbit memory chips

Toshiba said Thursday it has shrunk the size of its 128gbit NAND flash memory chips, in the race to bring more and tinier storage to portable devices.

Groups ask FCC to block Verizon spectrum deals with cable providers

A coalition of advocacy groups wants the Federal Communications Commission to block Verizon Wireless from buying wireless spectrum from cable providers because it believes that two proposed deals would concentrate too much spectrum in the hands of one company.

Wi-Fi Passpoint standard could end hotspot sign-on hassles

The Wi-Fi Alliance will launch a program to simplify the use of Wi-Fi hotspots in July, making it easier for both users and mobile operators to get off strained cellular networks.

IT takes wait-and-hope approach to Mountain Lion

Apple OS X Mountain Lion for Macs promises both benefits and costs for IT groups. Mac experts are looking forward to delving into the preview release.

Remains of the Day: Bull in a China shop

Apple's independent auditors give an informal thumbs up to the company's suppliers in China even as iPads are being booted from shelves in the country. And AT&T's figures on wireless data growth may make your head explode.

Analysts: Hard drive prices to remain high through 2014

Hard disk drive supplies will continue to languish due to last year's floods in Thailand and prices will continue to remain high through 2014, according to...

FCC map: Large areas not covered by mobile broadband

Large portions of the western half of the U.S. do not have access to 3G or faster mobile broadband service, according to a new map released by the Federal Communications Commission.

Thunderbolt: One year later

It has been almost 12 months since Thunderbolt made its debut on the 2011 MacBook Pro. In that time, just a few dozen Thunderbolt products have shipped, to the disappointment of users eager to take advantage of the fast connection.

Google, Microsoft and Apple letters aim to keep regulators at bay

As patent infringement lawsuits continue to pile up in the mobile industry, Google, Apple and Microsoft appear to be trying individually to reassure regulators and standards bodies that they won't use their patents to build a monopoly, experts said.

Apple to stream McCartney concert live to iTunes, Apple TV

Apple is hosting a live performance by Paul McCartney on February 9 on iTunes and Apple TV. Could this be a harbinger of future live content from the company?

Canon adds AirPrint support to more all-in-one printers

Canon's new line of Pixma printers allows wireless printing from your iOS device.