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The Worst Lies From Yesterday's Anti-Net Neutrality Speech

The Worst Lies From Yesterday’s Anti-Net Neutrality Speech

Yesterday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, which prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or prioritizing certain traffic, and reclassified providers as “common carriers.” Up to that …

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99 days of Twitter: A timeline of President Trump's tweets

99 days of Twitter: A timeline of President Trump’s tweets

Over the first 99 days of President Donald Trump’s term in the White House, ABC News has compiled every tweet he has sent from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter account and organized them into a timeline. The timeline can be sorted by frequent topics such as …

PlayStation 4 has its best year ever, but Sony predicts slowing sales

PlayStation 4 has its best year ever, but Sony predicts slowing sales

Sony shipped 20 million PlayStation 4 consoles in its fiscal year ended March 31st, 2017, the company just announced as part of its earnings report. That’s the best number yet for the system, and brings it somewhere in the region of 60 million units …

Netflix is playing down the significance of its first major distribution deal in China

Netflix is playing down the significance of its first major distribution deal in China

Netflix has played down the significance of its first major licensing deal in China, news of which was announced this week. The company’s share price surged nearly six percent after it announced that it had agreed to a distribution deal with iQiyi, one …

Sony sold 60 million PS4s to date, including 20 million in past year

Sony sold 60 million PS4s to date, including 20 million in past year

Sony has sold more than 60 million PlayStation 4 consoles to date, including more than 20 million in the past fiscal year, according to results reported by the Japanese electronics giant today. And Sony is predicting it will sell another 18 million PS4s in …

Google and Facebook named as victims to $100 million scam

Google and Facebook named as victims to $100 million scam

Even tech giants aren’t immune to email schemes. The tech companies that fell victim to a $100 million email scam reported in March are no inexperienced newbies fresh off their first funding round. According to Fortune, they’re none other than Google and …

As a pilot, I’ve seen up close that global companies skirting American labor rules have to be stopped

As a pilot, I’ve seen up close that global companies skirting American labor rules have to be stopped

Like many Americans, I want to provide my family with the opportunity to live a better life than my own and to work toward a brighter future for my children and future generations. As a US cargo pilot, I feel honored by the role my colleagues and I play in …

Kickass torrents blocked in Australia under Universal ruling

Kickass torrents blocked in Australia under Universal ruling

Kickass Torrents and its related proxy websites will be blocked under Australian law thanks to a judgment in the Australian Federal Court case between several music studios and internet service providers (ISPs). Within 15 days, each ISP must take …

Facebook's Messenger Lite expands to 132 more countries

Facebook’s Messenger Lite expands to 132 more countries

The stripped-down chat app aims to connect users in the developing world. From the text-only Facebook Zero way back in 2010, to more recent Project Aquila, Mark Zuckerberg and company have made it clear that reaching the developing world is a huge priority …

Microsoft's Q3 strong as commercial cloud revenue hits $15.2 billion run rate

Microsoft’s Q3 strong as commercial cloud revenue hits $15.2 billion run rate

Microsoft said its commercial cloud revenue is on an annual run rate of $15.2 billion exiting the fiscal third quarter, as the company reported better-than-expected financial results. The software giant reported third quarter earnings of $4.8 billion, or …

Are poor communities “redlined” out of AT&T’s fiber-to-the-home service?

Are poor communities “redlined” out of AT&T’s fiber-to-the-home service?

It’s long been said that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. But now it appears that the rich get faster and the poor get slower – at least when it comes to Internet connections. A study by researchers at UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute found …

The Worst Lies From Yesterday's Anti-Net Neutrality Speech

The Worst Lies From Yesterday’s Anti-Net Neutrality Speech

Yesterday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, which prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or prioritizing certain traffic, and reclassified providers as “common carriers.” Up to that …

BlackBerry KEYone preorders begin May 18

BlackBerry KEYone preorders begin May 18

After a brief delay, TCL Communication and BlackBerry Limited are nearly ready to begin taking preorders for the BlackBerry KEYone smartphone. Preorders in Canada begin May 18 at select carriers, with the official launch less than two weeks later on May 31.

Nintendo's latest portable is the $150 2DS XL

Nintendo’s latest portable is the $150 2DS XL

Nintendo is dropping the NES Classic Edition from its lineup, but it has new hardware on the way with this just-announced New Nintendo 2DS XL. The portable system will cost $150 when it goes on sale July 28th, with the same large screen and features of the …

AWS revenue up 42 percent to $3.66 billion in Q1 2017, operating income reaches $890 million

AWS revenue up 42 percent to $3.66 billion in Q1 2017, operating income reaches $890 million

The crown jewel of Amazon’s business, Amazon Web Services, posted a 42 percent jump in revenue during the first fiscal quarter of 2017, as it continues to set the standard for cloud computing. For the period ending March 31st, AWS recorded revenue of $3 …

AI Weekly: Amazon’s Echo Look and the race to drive commerce with computer vision

AI Weekly: Amazon’s Echo Look and the race to drive commerce with computer vision

On Wednesday Amazon debuted the Echo Look, an Alexa-enabled speaker for your home that has a camera inside. Its Style Check computer vision, Amazon said, will be able to tell people what clothes to wear and to stream live video, but of course that’s just …

PC Gaming Weekly: Why we think PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is special

PC Gaming Weekly: Why we think PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is special

One of the hottest games on Steam right now shows why the PC platform is so ideal for experimenting with different forms of gameplay. GamesBeat has become enamored with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. This is a battle royale game, where a group of up to …

Uber's Self-Driving Car Guru Takes a Backseat Amidst Ongoing Lawsuit Over Stolen Tech

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Guru Takes a Backseat Amidst Ongoing Lawsuit Over Stolen Tech

Travis Kalanick’s “brother from another mother,” Anthony Levandowski, has officially stepped down from leading Uber’s self-driving car division. Levandowski is a key player in a lawsuit filed by his former employer, Google, that claims he stole …

SAP Australia posts AU$22.5m loss as cloud and software revenue tip AU$557m

SAP Australia posts AU$22.5m loss as cloud and software revenue tip AU$557m

SAP Australia has made its 2016 financial results available to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), reporting a net loss after tax of AU$22.5 million, down from its AU$18.4 million after-tax loss a year prior. Cloud and software …

Musical.ly syncs up with Apple Music

Musical.ly syncs up with Apple Music

Apple is linking up with Musical.ly, the popular music video app. Musical.ly lets its users create and share their own music videos, using snippets of songs. Starting on Friday, Apple Music will be the service that supplies the songs, replacing UK-based …

Throttling of websites and online services might help customers, FCC says

Throttling of websites and online services might help customers, FCC says

You can now start filing public comments on the Federal Communications Commission plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. The FCC today opened the docket, titled “Restoring Internet Freedom.” Clicking “New Filing” takes you to a form for uploading …

Cloudera raised $225 million in its IPO and priced shares above its target range

Cloudera raised $225 million in its IPO and priced shares above its target range

Software company Cloudera raised $225 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, a source familiar with the situations said, giving the company a market valuation of about $1.9 billion, a steep fall from the $4.1 billion it was once valued at in …

Facebook Combats Coordinated Campaigns to Misinform the Public

Facebook Combats Coordinated Campaigns to Misinform the Public

Fraudsters spreading falsehood on social media are getting more sophisticated. Facebook Inc. says it’s rising to the challenge. The owner of the world’s most used social network is taking aim at organizations that launch coordinated campaigns to sway …

SuperData: Digital gaming brought in $8 billion in March

SuperData: Digital gaming brought in $8 billion in March

The game industry’s digital revolution is marching along smoothly. The worldwide digital gaming market grew 7 percent year-over-year in March, according to research firm SuperData. This brought it to a new high of $8 billion. This continues a trend of …

Bluehole updates PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to fix loot balance

Bluehole updates PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to fix loot balance

Loot drops are going back to normal in your quest for survival. The Bluehole game studio updated PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds today to improve its performance. More important, this update fixes an issue that screwed up how loot shows up across the …

At the Center of a Lawsuit, Uber’s Self-Driving Car Boss Takes Back Seat

At the Center of a Lawsuit, Uber’s Self-Driving Car Boss Takes Back Seat

Uber’s chief of self-driving cars, Anthony Levandowski, is recusing himself from some of his responsibilities as the company remains locked in a legal battle with his former employer over allegations he stole trade secrets. Levandowski previously worked as …

Meet the Google Alum Who Created China's Facebook-Groupon Mashup

Meet the Google Alum Who Created China’s Facebook-Groupon Mashup

Colin Huang belongs to a rarefied cohort of Chinese entrepreneurs who launched their careers in Silicon Valley and then returned home to start successful tech companies. Huang, an ex-Google engineer who worked on early search algorithms for e-commerce, is …

Here’s Tim Armstrong’s official memo of who will be running the AOL-Yahoo combo

Here’s Tim Armstrong’s official memo of who will be running the AOL-Yahoo combo

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong just sent out a memo titled “Moving Forward” to the staffs of AOL and Yahoo about who will be the leaders of the combined company after Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo is complete. No surprise: Not a lot of Yahoos have emerged …

Uber’s Levandowski gives up self-driving car leadership position amid Waymo suit

Uber’s Levandowski gives up self-driving car leadership position amid Waymo suit

(Reuters) — Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said the head of its self-driving vehicles unit, Anthony Levandowski, will step aside from his role for the remainder of the company’s litigation with Waymo, the self-driving car division of Alphabet Inc …

Read Larry Page's new letter about the current status of Alphabet, Google's parent company

Read Larry Page’s new letter about the current status of Alphabet, Google’s parent company

Almost two years ago, Google announced it would change its name to Alphabet, which would effectively be a holding company for Google and its various businesses — YouTube, Android, etc. — as well as Google’s moonshots factory, X, its investment arms …

Jeff Bezos Is Just $5 Billion Away From Being the World's Richest Person

Jeff Bezos Is Just $5 Billion Away From Being the World’s Richest Person

A surge in after hours trading for Amazon.com Inc. added $3.3 billion to the fortune of Jeff Bezos, putting him less than $5 billion away from becoming the world’s richest person. Bezos saw his fortune surpass $80 billion for the first time, according to …

Facebook will let video creators make money when people pirate their videos

Facebook will let video creators make money when people pirate their videos

Facebook is giving video creators a chance to make some money when others on the network pirate their content without permission. Facebook first rolled out what it calls “Rights Manager” a year ago so that video creators could use video matching …

A $130 Billion Manager Sells Singtel as Competition Intensifies

A $130 Billion Manager Sells Singtel as Competition Intensifies

Rising competition in Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.’s key markets across Asia has prompted one of the world’s biggest independent money managers to sell the stock. Henderson Global Investors, which oversees about $130 billion globally, sold its …

GoFundMe campaigns to buy lawmakers’ web histories raised hundreds of thousands of dollars — then failed to deliver

GoFundMe campaigns to buy lawmakers’ web histories raised hundreds of thousands of dollars — then failed to deliver

As Congress voted in March to scrap online privacy rules imposed by the Obama administration, angry internet users devised a plan: They sought to raise big bucks so they could buy and publish lawmakers’ web-browsing histories. But roughly a month later …

Uber Demotes Man at the Center of Waymo Self-Driving Car Lawsuit

Uber Demotes Man at the Center of Waymo Self-Driving Car Lawsuit

Anthony Levandowski, who is at the center of Alphabet Inc.’s trade secrets lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc., stepped down from his post overseeing self-driving car technology. Uber said he’ll take a lesser role on the team and won’t be involved …

Tech Workers Who Quit Say They’re Treated Unfairly, Study Shows

Tech Workers Who Quit Say They’re Treated Unfairly, Study Shows

People quit their jobs for a variety of reasons: a better opportunity elsewhere, a life change, a move out of state. Among those at high-paying U.S. technology companies, the most common reason is a sense of being unfairly treated, according to a study …

Uber’s self-driving head is moving away from his role during its legal battle with Alphabet

Uber’s self-driving head is moving away from his role during its legal battle with Alphabet

Anthony Levandowski, the head of Uber’s self-driving efforts, is stepping away from his role “through the remainder of the Waymo litigation,” according to a letter that he sent to staff. Business Insider first reported the change. Uber confirmed his …

Microsoft misses slightly on revenue, but its all-important cloud business is stronger than ever

Microsoft misses slightly on revenue, but its all-important cloud business is stronger than ever

Microsoft reported earnings today, beating Wall Street estimates on EPS, but coming in with a slight miss on revenue. Still, Microsoft was able to show strong growth in its crucial Office and Azure cloud computing segments. Now, the stock is dipping …

Alphabet Rides Mobile Ad Binge, Ending First-Quarter Miss Streak

Alphabet Rides Mobile Ad Binge, Ending First-Quarter Miss Streak

After struggling for years to wring profit from the mobile boom, Google is benefiting from a surge in clicks on ads on smartphones. Capitalizing on consumers’ shift toward handsets away from laptops, Google crammed more ads into mobile search results …

AWS grabs $3.66 billion in revenue in Q1, 42% more than last year

AWS grabs $3.66 billion in revenue in Q1, 42% more than last year

In disclosing its financial results for the first quarter of this year today, ecommerce company Amazon said that its Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud business brought in $890 million in operating income on $3.66 billion in revenue during the quarter.

Intel slightly beats analyst expectations with revenue of $14.8 billion and earnings of $3.2 billion

Intel slightly beats analyst expectations with revenue of $14.8 billion and earnings of $3.2 billion

Intel reported earnings that beat analysts’ earnings for the first quarter ended March 31. Revenues for the quarter were $14.8 billion and non-GAAP earnings were $3.2 billion, or 66 cents a share. The earnings come at an interesting time for the world …

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India ranks 4th in online security breaches

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Samsung's latest problem: Red-tinted screens

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Waymo is giving out test rides in self-driving cars

Waymo is giving out test rides in self-driving cars

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2017 Honda Civic Type R Now World’s Fastest FWD Car | CNBC

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Watch the new DZire unveiled by Maruti Suzuki

How to disable the Location features in Windows 10 (Creators Update)

How to disable the Location features in Windows 10 (Creators Update)

Google Earth VR in Oculus Rift

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DeX Dock and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ Desktop Experience

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Asim Warsi of Samsung India talks to BusinessLine

Hands-free typing: Facebook's brain-to-text initiative

Hands-free typing: Facebook’s brain-to-text initiative

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Toyota unveils zero-emissions truck

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Shanghai Auto Show: SUVs versus NEVs - economy

Facebook Spaces, a new virtual reality

Facebook Spaces, a new virtual reality

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Unboxing and First Look

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Unboxing and First Look

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New Google Earth unveiled that works on browsers and smartphones

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