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Audi tells you when to put the pedal to the metal with stoplight info

Audi is equipping some of its new model cars with traffic technology information to tell drivers how long it will take for the light to change from red to green.

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Slideshow: Take a peek inside 'Area 404,' Facebook's brand-new hardware lab

Facebook used to design its servers and other hardware at labs scattered across the company, but they've now been consolidated in a state-of-the-art facility at its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters.


Toshiba raises SSD storage capacity to 7.68TB

Toshiba's been lagging in the race to raise storage capacity in solid-state drives, but has taken a step forward with its new 7.68TB ZD6000 SSD.

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First look: Vikings stadium caters to connected fans

Wireless access points and a distributed antenna system are designed to boost wi-fi and cellular coverage, and a Vikings stadium app puts content and services in fans' hands.

The weirdest, wackiest and coolest sci/tech stories of 2016 (so far!)

Yes it's that time again…Time to search the old news-feed and find some of the most interesting and sometimes weird and wacky high-tech stories of the year. This time out we feature a look at everything from fireworks displays in...

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40% off APC Performance SurgeArrest Outlet with Phone Splitter and Coax Protection - Deal Alert

This 11 outlet heavy duty 3020 Joules surge protector from APC provides the highest level of power surge protection for your professional computers, electronics and connected devices. It's currently discounted by 40%.

Cisco unearths its inner startup culture via companywide innovation contest

For a giant 30-plus-year-old company, Cisco has a reputation for keeping things fresh via spin-ins, buyouts and venture investments. But late last year, the vendor launched the Innovate Everywhere Challenge just to make sure it wasn’t...


Ethernet's future goes fast and slow

At the 2016 Interop show, David Chalupsky from the Ethernet Alliance chats with Network World about its six new data rates and 2016 Ethernet Roadmap. Chalupsky also explains why the networking standard is not only getting faster, but...

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Mesosphere open sources DC/OS data center management platform

Cloud computing startup Mesosphere has decided to open source its platform for managing data center resources, with the backing of over 60 tech companies, including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Cisco Systems.

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Networking then and now: 1986 vs 2016

Network World turns 30: Comparing the cutting edge in 1986 to where technology stands today

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Cisco reorganizes engineering in a big way; veteran Ahuja out

Cisco, which kicked off 2016 with news that the leader of its engineering troops would soon be leaving the company, has now undertaken a major reorganization of that same group and disclosed another high-profile departure.

Can't have SDDC without SD-WAN: Nuage

One without the other doesn't software-define enterprise IT

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Juniper, Lenovo converge for next gen data centers

Align products, marketing for SDN, hyperconvergence, hyperscale opportunities

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SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

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Enterprise WLAN market is hot, but it's all relative

Wireless LAN purchases aren't exactly going gangbusters these days, but relative to other enterprise infrastructure product sales, WLANs are where it's at.

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