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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.
This service, which begins at 10 cents per gigabyte, will enable Rackspace customers to quickly and efficiently deliver web sites or applications.
Verizon has cooked up an architecture document and worked with a bevy of networking vendors to start a software defined next-gen network.
Singapore telco is deploying software-defined networking technology over the next two years with key vendors, Cisco Systems and Huawei, which it says will result in an "open, cloud-based" network.
T-Mobile continues to add customers at a rapid clip and most likely has become the No. 3 carrier in the U.S. At what point does T-Mobile start worrying Verizon and AT&T?
Almost a fifth of the UK electorate see broadband policy as a key issue that will affect the way they vote.
Join me for the "first" computer Christmas season: when PCs cost thousands of dollars, hard-drives boasted of having megabytes of storage, and connecting to the Internet happened at 1,200 bits per second.
During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.
4G is finally here, but how good is it? And does it vary depending on where exactly you are? I took to the London Underground to map out some average download and upload speeds around London, to see how EE's 4G fares.
Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.
Your next PC? It just might be a Chromebook.
Writing isn't just sitting at a desk waiting for the news to happen. It often requires a prepared bag of kit for travel to report at the source. Here's what Zack Whittaker keeps in his on-the-go bag.
The technology behind the Olympic Games has changed beyond all recognition since the international sporting event was last held in London, more than 60 years ago
Videogames market to grow 10 percent next year
With more and more smartphone use, there is a need for external speakers that provide audio output and speakerphone functionality. In addition, you can use it to charge up your smartphone.
Everyone wishes they could get more out of the battery built into their iPhone or iPad. Apple has set up the operating system with convenience in mind, and some of these settings don't necessarily give the best battery life possible. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to help you squeeze more out of each charge. Let’s take a look at a few things you can do.
Six London Underground stations now have free Wi-Fi access for the summer, provided by Virgin Media. ZDNet UK went down in the Tube stations at midday to find out whether the service works and what kind of speeds can you expect
UK Broadband plans to start selling its 4G service to homes and businesses in Southwark next week. ZDNet UK put the TD-LTE network through its paces to find out whether it can deliver the typical 40Mbps speeds it promises
From tired hardware, to expired support contracts and creaking networks, the tell-tale signs that suggest urgent treatment may sound all too familiar
Stay on top of performance issues and head off potential problems with the help of these free tools.
T-Mobile has an extremely fast 42+ Mbps HSPA+ data network and is offering more and more Android devices that support these network speeds. The latest device is the rather inexpensive Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel CTO Justin Rattner discusses "context-aware computing." The new technology will soon be embedded in mobile devices and will be able to learn about who you are, where you are, how you're feeling, and what you want. Tim Jarrell, publisher of Fodor's Travel, demos how the technology works as a personal vacation assistant for travelers to San Francisco.
July has arrived, but the first National Broadband Network (NBN) service is yet to be turned on, despite former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd having nominated this month as the go-live time. According to Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, the start of services will be dictated by new Prime Minister Julia Gillard's diary.
The national roll-out of the Federal Government's National Broadband Network (NBN) is unlikely to use the same equipment that has been installed in the first portion of the network's build involving three Tasmanian suburbs, according to the chief executive Mike Quigley of NBN Co, the company charged with building it.
IBM's cloud computing chief Kristof Kloeckner talks at the Interop conference in Las Vegas about how the consumerisation of IT is driving user expectations
Virgin America is trying to take airplane service to new heights by creating on-board features that cater to the techie in all of us, whether it's texting a fellow passenger from your seatback, choosing food through an online ordering system, or connecting to a Wi-Fi hot spot 35,000 feet in the air. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das reveals the innovations that could improve your next flight.
The household thermostat has always been difficult to program--wasting energy and driving up your utility bill. But ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how new networking technologies will one day connect your thermostat and meter to your PC, so you are better able to track, monitor, and analyze the energy usage in your home.
At an Apple press event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPad. The new mobile device is a half-inch thin and weighs 1.5 pounds. It's powered with a 1GHz Apple A4 chip and comes with 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The new device plays movies, music, TV shows, and acts as an e-reader. It will cost $499 for the 16GB version.
Microsoft has changed the look and feel of its venerable browser while adding some much-needed security features.
While not a necessity, the DWL-G730AP is a highly convenient, inexpensive tool for frequent travellers.
If you're looking for an 802.11g router and want a simple life, the Belkin Wireless G Router with Built-In USB Print Server comes highly recommended.
iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.
More suited to the medium-sized business with lots of phone activity rather than the occasional call, the IP290 allows you to grow into it. It's a solid piece of kit that will need little, if any, training to use.
While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.
Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.
Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.
The V300 offers quality voice services and simple router functionality in an easy to set up package.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
Ultraportables don't get much lighter than Sony's 1.2kg TX17. Although diminutive in size, the 11-inch Vaio has a built-in DVD burner, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
D-Link's DCS-5300G is no real match for a dedicated wired and monitored solution, but it's also nowhere near as expensive.
If you've got signal problems with existing wireless gear, then the WRT54GX is an excellent solution, but bear in mind it's not yet standards-based technology.
The SPA-3000 is a little complex to configure, but represents good value for teleworker applications.