Cisco simplifies Connect Cloud opt-out process after customer complaints
After a number of complaints from customers, Cisco has simplified the process of opting out of its Connect Cloud service.
Cisco's Linksys router update pushes cloud interface, raising user ire and privacy concerns
Users have criticized an automatic update on some Linksys routers that forces users to sign up for Cisco's Connect Cloud service. Cisco has responded by providing a way to roll back the changes and trying to allay privacy concerns.
Cisco announces the EA6500, its first 802.11ac router, and launches Connect Cloud platform
For those looking for 801.11ac gigabit wireless when they buy their next router, Cisco will soon have a suitable option. The company today announced its forthcoming Linksys EA6500 router, which will feature 802.11n connectivity on the 2.4GHz band and 802.11ac signals with theoretical speeds of up to 1300Mbps on the 5GHz band.
Samsung launching enterprise-ready Galaxy S III in July
Samsung is launching its first smartphone in the SAFE (Samsung Approved For Android) program, the Galaxy S III. It will be coming to five US carriers in July.
Iranian mobile firm obtained Sun, HP, and Cisco tech despite US sanctions, says Reuters
A new report claims that, despite sanctions, Iran's second-largest mobile company has obtained technology from the likes of Sun, HP, and Cisco.
Yearly internet usage to hit 1.3 trillion gigabytes in 2016, predicts Cisco
Cisco has released the latest update to its Visual Networking Index report, predicting that the amount of data we access over the internet will nearly quadruple by 2016, while the number of connected devices will leap by nearly 83 percent.
Cisco ends development on Cius tablet
Cisco announced that it "will no longer invest" in a tablet you've probably never even heard of: the Cisco Cius. Introduced in 2010, the Cius was an enterprise tablet with a focus on video conferencing and compatibility with Cisco's own enterprise apps
AT&T to start testing small, short-range cell sites this year to boost network coverage
AT&T has announced it is going to start testing small cells for use on its network. The miniature, short-range cell sites can be deployed at a fraction of the cost of a traditional tower.
Why Google secretly switched to an open-source networking technology in 2010
In 2010 Google secretly began adopting an open-source networking technology called OpenFLow, which it claims has made its internal network more efficient and easier to manage.
Cisco CEO says Huawei doesn't 'always play by the rules' of IP and security
Cisco's CEO took advantage of the growing anti-Huawei sentiment around the world, calling the company his biggest competitor and drawing attention to intellectual property issues.
AT&T's 3G MicroCell 'full of fail' thanks to wide open root access, claims fail0verflow
Hacker group fail0verflow claims to have discovered an easy method for running arbitrary commands with root access remotely on AT&T's 3G MicroCell.
Cisco launches app-enabled 'smart' Wi-Fi routers to control your home and appliances
Cisco is working with partners like Whirlpool so that its new routers can be used to control any connected device in your home.
Why Google, Amazon, and Facebook are turning to Asia for cheaper networking equipment
A new report examines why leading internet companies are turning to Asia to build their networking gear.
Givit video-sharing service now transferring videos and account info from Cisco's FlipShare site
If you're a user of the FlipShare video site that Cisco will be discontinuing (there's no need for it after the company killed Flip cameras last year), private video-sharing site Givit wants your business. Givit launched a beta back in November, but now the site is coming out of beta and offering FlipShare users the ability to migrate their entire account to Givit.
Norwegian LAN party The Gathering aiming for Dreamhack-beating 200Gbps connection
The Gathering, a Norwegian LAN party, is hoping to reclaim its world record for the fastest internet with a 200Gbps connection this April.
Cisco appeals European Commission's approval of Microsoft-Skype deal, wants to avoid proprietary future
Cisco has entered an appeal to the European Commission's approval of Microsoft's deal to purchase the VoIP company. In a blog post Cisco says that it isn't seeking for the deal to be stripped of EU approval. Instead, it wants to see conditions placed that would prevent Microsoft from taking over all video communications with proprietary platforms that don't play nice with other systems (like Cisco's).
DLNA Premium Video sends protected TV shows and film to any DLNA device
DNLA announces Premium Video certification that enables premium content delivery to certified devices in the home.
Cisco kills Umi consumer video conferencing system... again
Cisco has reportedly ceased sales of its Umi TelePresence home video conferencing system.
Linksys E4200V2 wireless router promises 450Mbps dual-band performance and faster USB drive access
Linksys E4200V2 features faster 1.2GHz processor for faster USB hard disk drive access, greater range, and 450Mbps wireless performance on 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands.
Over 13,000 computers hook into 120Gbps connection at DreamHack 2011 LAN party
Nearly 21,000 gamers descended on DreamHack Winter 2011 in Sweeden last weekend to enjoy the world's largest LAN party and a 120Gbps connection.
Cisco, Telia build 120Gbps connection for the world's largest LAN party
At the DreamHack festival in Sweden, Cisco and Telia are testing out a 120Gbps internet connection, which they believe is the fastest ever.