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Cisco adds 802.11ac, cloud features to new home router

Cisco's Linksys brand of home wireless networking routers on Tuesday joined other vendors in coming out with 802.11ac equipment.

FCC rules might tighten up use of cell-signal boosters

A proposal includes requiring users to notify their mobile operators, and carrier permission might be required.

Drobo embraces Thunderbolt, releases Drobo Mini

Drobo today announced two new storage arrays, including its first portable unit, the Drobo Mini, and a larger array with as much as six times the performance.

Verizon launches 46 new 4G LTE markets

Verizon Wireless is adding 46 U.S. cities to its 4G LTE network on Thursday, for a total of 304 markets.

Seagate shows backup drive that connects to Facebook and Flickr

In addition to backing up your computer, Seagate's upcoming drive can access services such as Flickr and Facebook to back up your online data.

AT&T works on expanding Toggle BYOD service to PCs, Macs

On Wednesday, AT&T said it was bringing Toggle, its service that lets Bring Your Own Device users put their work-related data usage on a separate account, to iOS. Now the carrier says it's working to expand Toggle to Macs and PCs as well.

Verizon to start offering shared data plans on June 28

Beginning later this month, Verizon will start offering customers the ability to share data plans among different devices or different users in the same household.

Apple's all-flash MacBook Pro, iCloud drive industry changes

The announcement by Apple that it is selling a flash-only MacBook, combined with native iCloud support, will likely lead to a drop in SSD prices and push other laptop makers in a similar direction.

Apple quietly updates AirPort Express

Just when you thought it was safe to put away your credit card, Apple's gone ahead and put out another new piece of hardware: a revision to the AirPort Express.

Launch event drives IPv6 traffic to all-time high

The much-hyped World IPv6 Launch Day event on Wednesday resulted in a rise in IPv6 traffic -- including Web and email -- to a new peak.

Virgin Mobile to offer iPhone beginning June 29

Virgin Mobile will become the second no-contract carrier to begin offering the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, starting later this month.

LinkedIn confirms breach, urges members to change passwords

LinkedIn today confirmed reports that some of its users' passwords have been compromised and provided instructions on how to change them.

Hands on with Airtime, the new video chat service for Facebook

I just took Airtime, the new video chat service from start-up stars Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, for a spin on Tuesday, its first day of general availability. My first impressions: It works fine, though I'm not sure I'll get addicted to it.