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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

TEST: Best handheld Wi-Fi test tools

  9 things you didn't know about Google's undersea cable | Huawei buys software networking tech from Irish Amartus

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TEST: Best handheld Wi-Fi test tools
Many Wi-Fi test tools are software-based, such as Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzer programs that use a laptop's internal Wi-Fi or maybe a USB wireless adapter. Here, we review four hardware-based products that you can throw in a laptop bag and carry around with you.T (Insider Story) Read More


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The Three Industry Trends Changing Enterprise IT
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An Evolving Threat Needs an Evolved Defense
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9 things you didn't know about Google's undersea cable
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Consumers prefer Wi-Fi calling, survey finds
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10 'smart luggage' options for tech-savvy travelers
The best 'smart luggage'Luggage is long overdue for some serious innovation. The last big breakthrough — wheeled suitcases — rolled out in 1970. Read More

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Acer: Proven Solutions for Professional Demands
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Why incumbent ISPs should be worried about the broadband market
The broadband market has been rocked by a handful of major unexpected developments over the past few years, from Google suddenly stepping into the market with significantly faster broadband at much lower prices to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) removing nearly all legal barriers to municipal broadband projects. Read More

Dell Software enhances analytics support for Cisco, Microsoft UC platforms
Dell Software has announced a new release of its Unified Communications Command Suite, which adds analytics reporting for Office 365 for Exchange Online and Cisco Unified Communications Manager to Dell's cross-platform analytics and diagnostics solution. Read More

IEEE group recommends random MAC addresses for Wi-Fi security
According to new recommendations by an IEEE study group, the Wi-Fi protocol needs to be updated to use randomly generated addresses for better security and privacy. Read More

5 great Web sites to learn to code or upgrade your coding skills for free
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