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FCC to address broadband gaps impeding Internet of Things

Next week, the FCC is expected to render a decision that could close the digital divide and assist the rise of the Internet of Things. But will Congress hogtie the FCC and pass a law that expressly prohibits throttling at the provider level but also protects throttling at the state level? Yes, they just might.

Thousands of MongoDB databases are open to Internet, enabling hackers to get access to and modify data

German researchers discovered that several thousand MongoDB databases running as a service or website backend on thousands of commercial servers are openly available on the Internet.

News Scan: Cloud, IoT make cybersecurity more critical than ever; Tech reps, DHS meet on embedded security efforts; More

The top news stories for Oct. 8, 2014.

The trials and tribulations of a mobile worker

Are you a mobile worker, or travel for work often? Here are some of the challenging experiences that I've encountered. 

Mobile users dominate China's Internet traffic

Mobile Internet users in China totaled around 500 million, or 81 percent of all Internet users in the country, in 2013, according to a report by the China Internet Network Information Center.

How Egypt disconnected the Internet

Since the government of Egypt shut off the country's Internet connectivity to the rest of the world Thursday amid violent anti-government protests, there has been a great deal of speculation in the

Net neutrality bill takes center stage again

Congress took another stab at dealing with the complex issue of net neutrality last week. A number of House members introduced a bill to preserve the open nature of the web, asking the Federal

IBM no longer pays for teleworker Internet

Well, times they are a changin' for Big Blue. IBM has decided to no longer pay for the Internet for its teleworkers. The new rules go into effect on May 1, reports eWeek.com. "Today Internet access

IT users are frustrated by failure

A new study by Pew Research finds that the public does not see technology as particularly user-friendly, with nearly half of all consumers saying they need help setting up their devices or learning