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Cisco Systems is the undisputed leader in the networking space, but HP has acquired 3Com in an effort to close the gap. In addition, Juniper Networks is a strong No. 2 to Cisco among telecommunication firms and enterprises. With video consumption set to explode, networking requirements will boom too.

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Globe Telecom considers G.fast after 4G

Globe Telecom considers G.fast after 4G

Philippines telecommunications giant Globe Telecom has indicated that it may choose to use G.fast VDSL technology to reach buildings where legacy copper can't be replaced with fibre and fixed wireless can't cope with demand.

published November 13, 2014 by

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Photos: Aussie research speeds traffic, finds crims

Photos: Aussie research speeds traffic, finds crims

At NICTA's recent Techfest conference, researchers from National ICT Australia (NICTA) get to show off the projects they have been working on all year, including facial recognition tech designed to help catch criminals as well as better algorithms and sensors for traffic control.

published May 6, 2008 by

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HTC unveils the Touch Diamond

HTC unveils the Touch Diamond

The latest product in the Touch range is notable for being the first HTC Windows Mobile phone to come with Opera as its browser, due to timing issues with Internet Explorer 6

published May 6, 2008 by

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Photos: Inside NEC's NECXT life showcase

Photos: Inside NEC's NECXT life showcase

At the "NECXT life" product showcase in Sydney, NEC gave us the chance to explore a "day in the a life of NEC". Our photo gallery reveals that such a day involves digital signs, VoIP, LCDs, waterproof notebooks and CCTV.

published March 2, 2008 by

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Ups and downs of San Francisco

Google and EarthLink have partnered in a project to bring universal Wi-Fi to San Francisco. Google's ad-based service will be free; for more bandwidth EarthLink will charge $20 per month. Here, a view of the city that's on its way to being wireless.

published May 5, 2006 by

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Saving the 1990 World Series

Ken Boudreau, ESPN's senior director of media assets & duplication services, was a panelist at the NAB2006 conference in Las Vegas on April 25. The topic: how to save and catalog invaluable archives recorded on obsolete technology.

published May 4, 2006 by

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Wireless TV control

Want to watch your TV in New York from your hotel room in San Francisco? Take a look at SlingPlayer Mobile, which works with any Microsoft Windows mobile device. James Kim, senior editor at CNET, shows off the features.

published March 23, 2006 by

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Net telephony's mainstream struggle

BellSouth's director of Converged Services, Steve Zimba, told attendees at the VON conference in San Jose that many residential customers are still wary of VoIP. CNET News.com reporter Marguerite Reardon asked if VoIP is merely a defensive tool for the telcos.

published March 17, 2006 by

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Wyse CEO proclaims 'perfect storm' for thin clients

John Kish, CEO of Wyse Technology, sits down in a Face-to-Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber. Kish says that with the increase in network bandwidth and the advent of new virtualization technologies, everything running on a PC can be hosted centrally on the network. He believes that thin clients are finally ready for widespread adoption.

published March 9, 2006 by

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Riding the wave of mobile WiMax

During this year's Intel Developer Forum, Intel's Executive Vice President Sean Maloney was joined on stage by Craig Raymond, technical marketing manager. Raymond arrived on a scooter--equipped with a notebook PC and Intel's first WiMax PC Card--to showcase the ease of having fully functional Internet access on the road.

published March 8, 2006 by

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