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AT&T and The Cloud join forces to offer 1GB of free roaming data in the UK

AT&T and The Cloud join forces to offer 1GB of free roaming data in the UK

AT&T subscribers who venture overseas to the UK can now utilize a free gigabyte of roaming data thanks to a deal with The Cloud. By downloading its Wi-Fi International app, those who have the right International data package through the carrier can authenticate to 16,000 wireless Internet hotspots located throughout the United Kingdom. Check out the particulars, as well as a few screenshots, after the jump.

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Researchers use algebra to boost bandwidth, reduce network congestion

Researchers use algebra to boost bandwidth, reduce network congestion

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered that they can improve data speeds over cellular networks by reducing dropped packets without any new or added hardware. Using just algebraic equations, the researchers can transfer dropped packets to the receiving device in order to solve the problem of a missing chunk, which then frees up the network for other tasks.

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Caller ID spoofing outlawed by Congress

Caller ID spoofing outlawed by Congress

Caller ID is one of those things that many of us both love and hate. It's great because if you are getting a call from that annoying neighbor down the street, you can skip it. However, it's bad at times if the caller ID isn’t who you think it is. There is nothing worse than picking up a sales call when the caller ID doesn’t tip you off.

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