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

CES 2011 Although 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.
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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.
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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 2011
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Kingston prototype relieves iPad storage limits

CES 2011 At 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.
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Intel: Microsoft's ARM-on-Windows deal no threat

CES 2011 Microsoft 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.
Philips 46PFL9705H Ambilight 46in LED

Philips 46PFL9705H Ambilight 46in LED 3D TV

Review The 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.
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Reg Hardware Reviews Digest

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

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.
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Iomega unleashes its SuperHero

CES 2011 At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Iomega brought along a SuperHero or two – the name given to its iTunes-less iPhone backup device.