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FCC chair: 'Unleash more wireless spectrum or face doom'

CES 2011Although he's facing strong – and at times rabid – opposition to his recently released Open Internet plan, defending the plan isn't the main concern of FCC chairman Julius Genachowski.
Rik Myslewski, 08 Jan 2011

Feds subpoena Twitter for info on WikiLeaks backer

US authorities have subpoenaed Twitter for information about an Icelandic parliamentarian who until recently was a vocal supporter of WikiLeaks and its embattled founder Julian Assange.
Dan Goodin, 08 Jan 2011

The New Linux: OpenStack aims for the heavens

In late November, Mark Collier brought his OpenStack crusade to the Far East. Collier oversees community relations for the OpenStack project, an ambitious effort to create a completely open source ecosystem for building Amazon-like "infrastructure clouds". After the Thanksgiving holidays, he and his team flew to Beijing and then Tokyo for pow wows with independent developers and big-name outfits who've embraced the project, including Japanese telecom giant NTT.
Cade Metz, 08 Jan 2011

Kingston prototype relieves iPad storage limits

CES 2011At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Kingston has been busy hosting exclusive demos of its forthcoming portable wireless storage device codenamed MobiSX. The thinking behind the device is to make history of the fixed storage woes that befall mobile gadget users with products such as Apple's iPad and iPhone.
Bob Dormon, 08 Jan 2011
Broken CD with wrench

Intel: Microsoft's ARM-on-Windows deal no threat

CES 2011Microsoft may have caused a disturbance in the PC Force with its announcement that the next version of Windows will run on ARM processors, but Intel isn't worried.
Rik Myslewski, 08 Jan 2011
Philips 46PFL9705H Ambilight 46in LED

Philips 46PFL9705H Ambilight 46in LED 3D TV

ReviewThe latest Philips Ambilight TV features the same neat, curved-edged styling as the 32in 32PFL9705 set Reg Hardware reviewed in September 2010. Although a lot of the features are the same, this one has that new feature du jour, 3D.
David Phelan, 08 Jan 2011
Cat 5 cable

Reg Hardware Reviews Digest

In the past seven days, Reg Hardware has looked at products from the worlds of consumer electronics and mobile communications.
Register Hardware, 08 Jan 2011

Seagate sees big drive capacity jump coming

Seagate expects a significant increase in disk capacities this year and reckons it's got the jump on the competition.
Chris Mellor, 08 Jan 2011

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