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Microsoft is beginning to beta test a version of Skype that will work from a variety of browsers, and which ultimately will alleviate the need for Skype app or plug-in downloads.
With the Microsoft deal now behind it, Nokia is setting out the strategy for its three remaining businesses.
A draft bill going before the Italian parliament will force even the smallest companies across the country to provide free internet access.
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.
UPDATED: Kelly A. Kramer, currently senior vice president of business technology and operations finance at Cisco, will succeed Frank Calderoni. Cisco's Q2 guidance also looks soft.
Despite selling off its enterprise division in October, Alcatel-Lucent is hoping to grow its business in the enterprise sector, and other non-service provider sectors.
AT&T is delaying plans to install fiber networks in 100 cities within the United States.
ViewQwest announces its new 2Gbps fiber broadband service to be made commercially available in early-2015, offering the fastest residential internet connection in Singapore.
The US regulator has pushed back against the US president's demands over net neutrality, reminding Obama that the FCC is not beholden to the White House.
Researchers say a new demonstration shows that network operators can implement SDN to replace expensive proprietary routers.
Apple released a tool to "deregister" a phone number from iMessage, but it wasn't enough to prevent a lawsuit from landing on the iPhone maker's doorstep.
A $15 million Postal Service access control program set to go live was separate from hacked network
Microsoft is rebranding its unified-communications line-up from Lync to Skype for Business, and is readying the next releases of those products for the first half of 2015.
Analysts estimate there will be 4.9bn connected devices by the end of next year and that this will increase four-fold in the following five years.
The networking equipment maker's entire line-up of 802.11n and 802.11ac wireless routers and arrays are now certified for low-level government work.
DD-WRT can turn this cheap device into an enterprise-class product with features normally found in devices costing hundreds of dollars more.
Finally, you can run your antivirus at the gateway, thanks to the $330 IPCop/Copfilter firewall 25-watt appliance -- no gimmicks or hacks.
T-Mobile may not have a 3G data network, but they are on the cutting edge with helping people ditch their home phones and use VoIP services. The latest service allows you to use your standard home cordless phone with a new T-Mobile line. The service does require a new special modem, available for US$50 with 2-year commitment.
Tech hard at work keeping BA flying...
In London this week, the company hosted around 150 financial experts anxious to see HP tech that could help with the business of making money
Yes, I'm sure this is the right way round...
In a range of announcements at the company's annual user conference, the networking giant revealed how it's trying to attract more female workers
192.com's Super Zoom lets you see the UK capital as you've never seen it before...
Push for Broadband Britain...
When combined with an unlocked GSM phone that's also WiFi capable, Cubic Telecom's MaxRoam service shows some promise to dramatically lower the cost of roaming not just for international travelers, but also for those who want to reach him or her.
CES 2008 is taking place in Vegas and the show is again one crazy place. The following images were taken at the press-only Digital Experience! and ShowStoppers events and show some of the mobile gadgets and accessories being demoed on the show floor.
Come on in, the water's great...
I’ve put the top and bottom lid on my new sub-$400 all-in-one dual-core LCD PC and mounted an 802.11 b/g USB adapter so I can use the computer anywhere in the house.
O2, Visa, Nokia and TfL have launched a six-month trial to find out if mobile phones can be used to replace travel cards and small cash payments
Ruckus Zone Director 1000 is an enterprise wireless LAN switch with smart antenna access point.
Even with firewalls and content-filtering systems in place, critical information continues to leak outside organizations, according to Raj Dhingra of PortAuthority Technologies . He says what's needed is a different approach -- one that is based on learning specific data, rather than merely matching patterns and keywords.
Intel's history in chip technology means it knows about software, especially when performance and optimization are needed.
At a New York press event unveiling a T1 chip-based server line, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy explains how his company lost market share, but is bouncing back.
At a press event in New York, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy and Sun Executive Vice President David Yen unveil the Sun Fire T2000 and T1000 servers, which use the UltraSparc T1 processor. Yen explains how the chip is innovative and socially responsible.
In a conversation with NPR's Moira Gunn at a Churchill Club event, Otellini says using less energy and shifting to parallelism (multicore chips) are key initiatives for the chip industry. The chipmaker chief says Google's costs today for electricity outpace those for hardware.
What's the obsession with Google? Is it justified? ZDNet Editor-in-Chief Dan Farber looks at Google's growing business and its services, such as Wi-Fi, maps, desktop search, Base, Froogle, and Gtalk, and predicts where the company is heading. He says while the Google massive mash-up does justify the obsession, it's still in beta.
Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, talks to News.com's Charles Cooper at the TechNet Innovation Summit. Where's our broadband going to come from?Hastings says there'll be a variety of competing sources, but it will get here without the federal government being involved.
Mossberg shows ZDNet Editor In Chief Dan Farber a tiny video player from iRiver, a JVC camcorder with a hard disk, a Samsung phone with a 2 megapixel camera and an optical zoom, the Motorola Q handheld and a cordless VoIP phone from VTech in conjunction with Vonage.