Arik Hesseldahl

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Cisco Acquires U.K.-Based Ubiquisys for $310 Million

Networking giant Cisco Systems said today that it will spend $310 million to acquire Ubiquisys, a maker of indoor, small-cell LTE wireless networking gear, based in the U.K. The company specializes in making femtocells, miniature wireless base stations that boost wireless coverage inside buildings where traditional cell towers sometimes struggle. In a statement, Cisco described the deal as a “doubling down” of its own existing small-cell business.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald