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Can FreeviewPlus make TV cool again?

Featured | Written by: David Swan | Published in: EntertainmentDescribed as one of the "most important advances in free-to-air television in this country since digital TV", today marks the launch ...

Mon 1 Sep 14 from iTWire

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AT&T: Cities shouldn't offer broadband where private ISPs already do or might later

AT&T wants tax incentives and state laws that protect it from competition.

9 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Massive Internet Outage Points to Flaws in Policy and Technology

Time Warner Cable's 11.4-million-customer broadband blackout was one of the largest to affect U.S. customers.A system crash blacking out broadband service for all 11.4 million of Time Warner ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from MIT Technology Review

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T-Mobile pegs Uncarrier 7 on Sept. 10, a day after iPhone event

T-Mobile is hoping to draft behind Apple's event on Sept. 9, but don't expect any direct connection to the upcoming iPhone.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from CNET

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How Municipal Broadband Dies

 Municipal broadband has become a surprisingly debated topic on the national level, after Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated that he believes that the ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from TechCrunch

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Netflix Formally Flags Comcast, Files Complaint With FCC To Block TWC Merger

Netflix has been butting heads with cable companies over tolls the latter want to charge in exchange for guaranteeing that Netflix's streaming content makes it into homes without any hiccups. ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from HotHardware

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Freescale eyes wireless charging for public places

A reference design by Freescale Semiconductor aims to put Qi wireless charging into car consoles and restaurant tables.

Wed 27 Aug 14 from CNET

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6 reasons why you'll eventually want voice over LTE

CNET's Maggie Reardon discusses the short-term hurdles associated with the deployment of voice service over carriers' 4G LTE networks. In the end, the transition to an all IP-based voice network ...

Sat 30 Aug 14 from CNET

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NBN Co hit 2014 targets

Featured | Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: Telecoms & NBNNBN Co has announced that it achieved its targets for the 2014 financial year, and expects to double the number of premises ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from iTWire

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Study shows social welfare may fall in a more ethical market

For "credence services" such as auto-repair, healthcare, and legal services, the benefit to the customers for the service is difficult to assess before and even after the service. A new study ...

Mon 25 Aug 14 from

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