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The long-awaited arrival of Netflix has turned mild interest in streaming video into something far bigger. But as video stores fall in Netflix's wake, it's worth considering what we have lost as well.
A federal appeals court said citizens have "no expectation of privacy" when a third-party company holds data, such as cell phone records.
Broadband, 4G and internet security are among the issues highlighted by the party manifestos.
Sprint ends the first quarter 57.14 million total subscribers to narrowly hang on to the No. 3 carrier title in the U.S.
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) can revamp the way telecoms roll out services. HP is betting NFV bundles and OpenStack can speed up deployments.
Did anyone wonder why the feds aren't screaming blind fury from the rooftops?
Robbins is currently Cisco's SVP of worldwide field operations. He is slated to take the helm as CEO on July 26.
While sales are up across the board at Nokia, profit has taken a tumble in its Networks division.
The iiNet board has endorsed M2 Group's offer to merge, leaving TPG until the end of Tuesday to up its bid for the company.
The first fruits of Google's Lucid Sleep effort for Chrome OS arrive on the Chromebook Pixel, bringing an always-on Wi-Fi connection in a low-power state.
Cloud apps and services turning on two-factor authentication options for customers should be doing the same thing for employees
Traffic hit upwards of 334Gbps, which accounts for tens of thousands of connections.
The Megaport spin-off fibre company Superloop has announced its IPO, and applied to list on the Australian Securities Exchange.
The ability for NBN retailers in Australia to compete with Telstra in selling new services to the network is being hampered by an NBN Co database quirk, according to MyNetFone chief Rene Sugo.
Up to 145 jobs are at risk as network operator Chorus focuses on what the engineers union calls 'reactive maintenance' of the copper network.
Valentine's Day is here again, and love is in the air. Couples flirting, courting, forming relationships. Sometimes those relationships result in marriage. Marriages occur in the tech world, too. Corporate mergers can result in the two parts being stronger than the whole, or they can end in utter disaster.
Whether to keep up with your friends or to support a long-distance relationship, there are plenty of apps across all platforms to help you stay in touch.
Welcome to the official 2013 edition of our ZDNet DIY-IT Gift Guide. This year, in honor of 2013, we present to you 14 interesting and useful products that the DIY-ITer in your life will find particularly useful, fun, or cool.
I watch TV via the Internet every day. Here are my top device choices for cordcutters.
ZDNet's Zack Whittaker boarded Gogo's private jet to find out more and test the company's latest service: texting and talking as though you were on the ground.
The 'Blue' upgrade to Windows Server 2012, R2, looks much like its predecessor, but there are plenty of changes when you look at the fine detail.
A virtual platform has been built by researchers at the University of Glasgow using a Raspberry Pi cluster to help them learn about the inner workings of major cloud platforms run by Amazon and Google.
Google has radically reworked the Google+ interface. Here's what it looks like in 2013.
Before Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, there were Cello, Viola, and Mosaic.
Google Glass (or glasses) is almost ready to hit the streets. Just what will those people brave enough to wear the funny-looking, geeky glasses be able to do with them?
Digital Realty has opened up a new Tier 3 datacentre 17 miles south west of the capital.
Let's take a quick look at the 10 most important personal cloud storage services.
Innovations in mobile tech has opened new opportunities in the machine-to-machine industry, with providers offering SIM and fleet management services to smart meters and CCTVs.
Take a trip down memory lane with these old PC ads. We sure have come a long way since then -- on style and pricing.
What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.
At the company’s developers conference in San Francisco, Google's Sundar Pichai announces the first Chromebook laptops. Samsung and Acer will each be offering machines starting June 15. The Samsung Chromebook will cost $429 for the Wi-Fi only version and $499 for the 3G version. Acer's Wi-Fi only Chromebook will cost $349.
Join this free web conference at 9am from the Salesforce.com event -- Cloudforce Sydney. Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mobility & Open Technologies will be the topics discussed by the Industry Panel -- Ian Birks (AIIA), Kendall Collins (Salesforce.com), Jim Hassell ( NBN), Dr Steve Hodgkinson (Ovum) & hosted by Brian Haverty (ZDNet Australia).
Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.
At a press conference in New York City, Verizon announces Apple's iPhone 4 will be available on its network in early February. A 16GB model will cost $199.99 with a two-year contract and the 32GB model will sell for $299.99. An extra feature Verizon will offer is the ability to use the phone as a personal Wi-Fi "hot spot." Up to five Wi-Fi devices can connect to the Verizon iPhone at one time.
Looking at file size, network congestion
At the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, MLB.com CEO Bob Bowman talks about optimizing mobile applications in a world with network congestion. He says, the company considers file size and network congestion and adjusts bit rates accordingly when streaming live baseball events to its mobile users.
At the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, Verizon Wireless CTO Anthony Melone talks about the launch of the company's new 4G LTE network later this year. He discusses four trends that will occur because of faster speeds and lower latency that 4G offers; they include real time delivery, video collaboration, cloud computing, and enhanced machine-to-machine communications.
T-Mobile's web'n'walk USB modem is an obvious option for mobile notebook users. However, it could also come in handy if your main broadband internet connection decides to go to sleep for a while.
We found this to be an impressive unit and, while it doesn't have all the bells and whistles, if you need to facilitate up to 25 concurrent SSL VPN user sessions then the NETGEAR SSL312 is definitely worthy of short-listing for evaluation.
While being a leader in most areas of IP telephony, Avaya have previously been lacking in support for the smaller end of the market. That's set to change, however, thanks to the introduction of the new Avaya IP Office, a VoIP solution which caters from as little as two users right through to 360 users per server.
Aimed at medium to larger businesses, the ShoreGear-120 offers an impressive and versatile VoIP solution with the only major gripe being the big hit to capacity when using analog phones.
These Axtor cages are a great way to add caddy-free SATA hot-swap capability to a system. Some small design changes would increase mounting flexibility.
Work in an environment where employees spend much of their time away from desks? If so, the 3108 is worth a look.
The EX-750 is expensive compared to other small-business SSL VPN appliances, but it's worth it for the extra scalability, wide platform support and end point security controls.
3's new mobile broadband card is almost a no-brainer: It sprints along on 3's current 3G network and will kick into overdrive following the 3.6Mbps HSDPA network overhaul, slips into notebook ExpessCard and PC Card slots and to top it off, has exceptional pricing plans.
The slightly unusual styling of the Polycom SoundPoint IP 301 is likely to polarise opinion. The use of soft keys makes menu navigation easy, although sometimes nested paths make it a bit tedious. Keypad buttons are a bit small.
The Snom 300 is a comfortable, quite smart looking, entry-level VoIP phone, with well laid-out controls and a strong feature set.
This is a good value, no-frills, entry-level VoIP phone.
The Aastra 9133i isn't the most visually appealing VoIP phone. However, it does have a lot of features and a large number of buttons providing easy access to those features.
The LinkSys SPA941 has some excellent usability features and is also a very attractive VoIP phone, although these good looks come at a premium price.
Polycom's Skype-orientated Communicator has its uses, but is unlikely to have a general application where it adds real value compared to alternative solutions.
An incremental upgrade to the Atom, the Atom Exec is an incredibly feature-rich, well-designed smartphone.