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FCC overturns state laws limiting municipal broadband

Republican commissioners say the agency's action will likely be overturned by U.S. courts.

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the rebirth of satellite Internet

The next thing in worldwide connectivity isn't going to be in underground cables, so much as it will be over your head. It starts with satellites.

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Farming industry must embrace the Internet of Things to 'grow enough food'

Smart farming could help in soil preparation, planting, harvesting, and monitoring livestock.

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Internet Slowdown Day by the numbers: The people spoke about Net Neutrality

More than half a million new comments are on their way to the FCC, lobbying against the regulatory body's Open Internet guidelines.

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Internet Slowdown Day FAQ: How Netflix, Wordpress, and other web giants are fighting for Net Neutrality

Another day, another Internet protest in the continuing cat and mouse game between supporters and detractors of net neutrality.

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Time Warner Cable suffers from brief, nationwide Internet service outage

The outage affected more than 11 million residential customers

Facebook's Internet.org app gives Zambia mobile users free, basic Internet access

Mobile users in Zambia get free access to services like Wikipedia, Google and Facebook

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12 powerful websites that can replace your desktop software

These days, even brawny tasks like video editing can take place solely in your browser. Check out these great sites for productivity, creativity, security and more.

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Comcast on hellish customer service call: Rep did 'what we trained him' to do

The cable giant says it will review its training and incentive programs after a maddening customer service call goes viral.

Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

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