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No more excuses, time to roll out IPv6, says registry boss

The adoption of IPv6 will work better if more people upgrade at the same time, executives tell an ICANN meeting.

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T-Mobile looks to keep customers satisfied with test drives, free music streaming

The latest moves in T-Mobile's Uncarrier campaign include letting would-be customers test drive an iPhone 5s for a week and allowing subscribers to stream music from more than half-a-dozen services without it counting against their data plan.

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The Asus RT-AC3200 router: 6 antennas, 802.11ac speed, and loads of Wi-Fi boosting tech

Asus says the RT-AC3200 is the world's fastest consumer router.

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Verizon activates 'XLTE' network in 260 cities to turbocharge 4G speeds

Don't let the name fool you: XLTE isn't new technology, but the marketing term hides some very tangible real-world benefits.

Hot Deals Thursday: incredible savings on a Dell Latitude laptop, XPS 18, floating desk, and more

LogicBuy has scrounged up some amazing deals this week, including a Dell XPS 18 for $750, a Linksys dual-band gigabit router at more than half off, and a huge discount on Adobe Acrobat XI Pro for Windows.

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Report: U.S. Internet providers allow 'permanent congestion' and want cash to clear it up

Congested connections aren't a net neutrality issue, but they're an argument for more competition.

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Mozilla proposes new version of net neutrality rules

The browser maker's propsal would regulate broadband providers' relationship with edge services

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The FCC's contentious new 'net neutrality' rules and you: What you need to know

Critics say the FCC is going to ruin the Internet with its new net neutrality proposal.

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Apple releases Heartbleed fix for AirPort Base Stations

Apple on Tuesday released a fix for a bug related to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, though it cautioned that only certain models were affected and no passwords were disclosed.

Intel: Thunderbolt Macs will be able to directly connect with Thunderbolt PCs

At NAB, Intel announced a new feature for users who want to directly network Thunderbolt Macs with PCs. But that feature has been available for Mac-to-Mac connections for a while.

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Comcast extends Internet access to the poor as Time Warner deal looms

Comcast said Tuesday that it will extend its Internet Essentials plan "indefinitely," in what is probably a sop to the FCC.,

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FCC brings its free speed-test app to iTunes App Store

Users of iOS devices can now measure their Internet performance and add it to a public data set

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BlackBerry chief 'outraged' by T-Mobile's iPhone promotion

T-Mobile's promotion was 'clearly inappropriate and ill-conceived,' said BlackBerry CEO John Chen

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Details leak about Verizon's "More Everything" promotion, starting Thursday

Higher data caps, lower prices on Edge plans, earlier upgrades, and faster speeds are on tap for Verizon customers.

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