Nancy WeilManagine editor, IDG News Service, IDG News Service

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Comcast, Netflix reach interconnection deal

The agreement comes after Netflix publicly released data showing a decrease in streaming speeds to broadband customers

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ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

Apple infringed a Samsung Electronics patent, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a final judgment released Tuesday that bans import into the U.S. of certain AT&T iPhone and iPad models.

HTC settles with FTC over security issues in tablets, smartphones

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with HTC America over security holes in the company's smartphone and tablet software that left millions of users' personal information at risk.

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Survey: Ebook reading up, print reading declines

More Americans read ebooks in the last year, with 23 percent of those ages 16 and over going digital, compared to 16 percent in the previous survey for the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which released its latest results on ebook readership Thursday.

Report: Softbank deal to buy 70 percent stake in Sprint to be announced Monday

Softbank will acquire a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel, with the boards of both companies agreeing to the deal, which will be announced Monday, according to CNBC.

US Judge Dismisses Apple Patents Lawsuit Against Motorola

A U.S. federal judge Friday ruled that Apple cannot seek an injunction against Motorola Mobility in its smartphone patents lawsuit.

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Report: LightSquared Prepares for Bankruptcy Filing

Negotiations between LightSquared and its lenders remain "far apart," leaving the beleaguered would-be data carrier likely to file for bankruptcy.

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Ten IT News Stories We'll Read in 2012

Well, we erred in our 2011 predictions in not repeating a 2010 forecast that Carol Bartz would be ousted as Yahoo CEO -- it was bound to happen, we just called...

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10 IT-related Predictions for 2011

We were wrong -- so far -- that Carol Bartz would be ousted as Yahoo CEO by the end of this year, but we were right that Apple's tablet, whose name wasn't known...

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The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

This week was a busy one in IT news, with the European Parliament giving the OK to the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, SAP being slapped with...

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The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Attempts by Dutch authorities to take down the massive Bredolab botnet captured headlines this week, with infected PCs downloading fake antivirus software at...

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The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Steve Jobs was a busy man this week, making a rare appearance on Apple's quarterly earnings call where he availed himself of the opportunity to trash-talk the...

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The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Studies say Android apps spy on you, more bosses fire workers for social networking faux pas, Google Instant gets keyboard navigation, and more.

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HP Buys 3Par, Apple Rolls out New Gear

Hewlett-Packard swooped in with the better bid to overtake Dell and win 3Par, so now we can all sit back and wait for the next acquisition battle to roll around...

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Security Vexations Aplenty, More Facebook Fun

Worms, malware, zero-day attacks -- it was a worrisome week on the security front, with stories in that genre taking our top three slots.

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