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Wednesday November 22, 2017. 05:27 PM
Enlarge / Net neutrality supporters march past the FCC headquarters before a commission meeting on May 15, 2014. (credit: Getty Images | The Washington Post) The Obama administration's network neutrality rules are in danger, and the activists who helped get those...
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Enlarge / Not creepy at all. Thirty years ago today, a person or persons unknown briefly hijacked the signal of two Chicago television stations, broadcasting a bizarre taped message from a man wearing a Max Headroom mask. The 'broadcast intrusion' interrupted a primetime...
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Nicholas Rigg) New York's attorney general has been trying to investigate fraud in public comments on the Federal Communications Commission's anti-net neutrality plan but alleges that the FCC has refused to cooperate with the investigation....
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Are you in control? Comment According to an old Chinese proverb: 'When a wise man points at the Moon, an idiot looks at his finger.' Google may have been hoping that you were examining a finger, not reading a Quartz story yesterday, which reveals how Android phones send...
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An anonymous reader shares a report: The value of China's biggest social network company -- Tencent Holdings -- has overtaken that of Facebook. The company owns WeChat, an enormously popular messaging app in China, and hit gaming franchises such as League of Legends and...
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This year, a team of Labrador retrievers trained to sniff out body-worn explosives will help lock down NYC's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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Weir's new sci-fi novel goes deep on technical specs but skimps on the social nuance.
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Enlarge / An adult Clonorchis sinensis. (credit: PLoS Medicine) A small pilot study hints that a startling number of Vietnam veterans may be infected with a liver parasite that can induce a rare type of cancer, the Associated Press reports. The study, conducted by the...
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Enlarge / An illustration of a New Horizons spacecraft atop an illustration of 'Oumuamua. Nothing is to scale. (credit: European Southern Observatory / M. Kornmesser ) A little more than a month ago, an interstellar visitor now known as 'Oumuamua passed within 24 million...
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Tatyana Shumsky, reporting for WSJ: Adobe's finance chief Mark Garrett says his team struggles keeping track of which jobs have been filled at the software company. The process can take days and requires finance staff to pull data from disparate systems that house financial...
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MP: Funny, you managed to contact customers when TfL put your licence on hold… Brit regulators, security agencies and MPs have slammed Uber for covering up the massive data breach of 57 million customer and driver records.…
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Enlarge (credit: Google) Google will soon be extending the reach of Google Lens, its visual search interface. In a blog post, the company announced Lens would be integrated into the Google Assistant in the coming weeks. The feature is still exclusive to Pixel phones, but...
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Lee's debut film returns in series form, and renews its celebration of female desire.
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Trebling comp sci teachers, digi tax evaders clampdown “The world is on the brink of a technological revolution,” chancellor Philip Hammond declared in the Autumn budget. “We choose the future; we choose to run towards change, not away from it.”…
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AmiMoJo writes: In February, Facebook said it would step up enforcement of its prohibition against discrimination in advertising for housing, employment, or credit. Last week, ProPublica bought dozens of rental housing ads on Facebook but asked that they not be shown to...
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Enlarge / Those dark streaks come and go with the seasons. We still don't know what causes them. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona) Mars clearly had extensive water in the past, and there's still plenty of it locked up as ice in glaciers and the polar ice caps. But ...
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Broadband TV spot hid key details in hard-to-read text BT has had its ears boxed by the Advertising Standards Agency after one of its adverts with masses of small print was ruled 'likely to mislead'.…
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An anonymous reader shares a report: The European Union has agreed a plan obliging online retailers operating in the bloc to make electrical goods, concert tickets or car rental available to all EU consumers regardless of where they live. Putting an end to 'geoblocking',...
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The battle for this often ignored slice of street has only just begun.
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Games have long since transcended their early niche, but they still exist as a memory-burrow for many during the holiday season.
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