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36% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts your existing home network by increasing Wi-Fi range and speed, delivering AC750 dual band Wi-Fi up to 750Mbps. Currently discounted 36% on Amazon.

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How to turn on Twitter's quality filters and silence trolls

Twitter has a solution for stopping trolls: A new timeline quality filter that discards nasty tweets in your notifications

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Report: YouTube is plotting an online TV service with ESPN, CBS, and ABC to launch next year

NBC, Fox, and Viacom are also in talks for a $35-per-month streaming service, though many details are far from settled.


Review: The Starry Station Wi-Fi router -- a simple solution

The stylish new Starry Station Wi-Fi router is so simple to use that your friends and relatives may no longer need to call you for help.

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Watch out, WebMD: Google's teamed with leading doctors to provide vetted online medical advice

Google's new medical symptom search will help you better determine what's ailing you and whether you should see a doctor.


How to search Gmail with advanced operators

Gmail’s advanced search operators help you find messages more quickly, even if you have a pile of them to sift through. Here's how.


T-Mobile halts free pizzas after Domino's giveaway leaves some customers hungry

T-Mobile's Domino's giveaway limit was no match for America's love for pizza.

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25% off Logitech Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Internet-Connected TVs - Deal Alert

The Logitech Wireless Touch K400 Plus enables laid-back control of your TV-connected computer. Watch video, browse the web and chat with friends from your couch.


Methods hackers use to attack DNS

At 2016 Interop, Cloudmark Engineering Director Angela Knox talks with Network World about several different ways that hackers go after DNS as part of other malicious attacks. Knox explains the methods for DNS ID hacking, spoofing,...


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...


Netflix loosens up streaming video, letting users choose their cellular speed limit

Netflix’s data controls come shortly after the company admitted that it had been throttling video quality on AT&T and Verizon networks for more than five years. Netflix users can now watch around four hours per gigabyte of cellular...


Twitter’s Connect tab takes another shot at the 'who to follow' problem

Twitter's Connect tab reformats the Find People button with more personalized recommendations.


How to create your own Google Analytics dashboards

The Google Analytics suite can be overwhelming to new or inexperienced users. This jump-start video guide to GA details how to use one of its most important features: dashboards.

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Chatbots come to Facebook Messenger

The new bots will use artificial intelligence to make it appear customers are really talking to company representatives.


It’s 2016, and Reddit just launched official iOS and Android apps

The official Reddit app is fast and free, replacing the need for third-party clients.


Network World Explains: All about HaLow

Confused about the new HaLow wireless standard proposed by the Wi-Fi Alliance? Worry no more! Network World explains what this is all about in this handy animated video.


Businesses face big challenges dealing with digital transformation's Rich Hein talks with CIOs and IT leaders at CIO Perspectives in Atlanta to uncover the biggest challenges facing IT leadership when navigating the waters of digital transformation.


Fireside chat with Home Depot's CIO Matt Carey

Maryfran Johnson interviews Home Depot's CIO Matt Carey who is on a mission to create an interconnected retail experience that harnesses the physical and digital assets available across 2,200+ stores and distribution centers. The $80...

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