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If You Have a Comcast Xfinity Router, You Need to Install a VPN

14 hours ago   |   Privacy Online

If you lease an Xfinity router from internet service provider Comcast, you need to install a VPN as soon as possible. According to security researchers Karan Saini and Ryan...
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People hate their internet service providers more than ever

People hate their internet service providers more than ever

2 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

At this point, the fact that everyone hates whichever company pipes internet into their homes is a bad joke. We've come to expect terrible customer service, inconsistent...
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Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

9 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic, though...
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HPE Snaps up Plexxi, Wraps up Gatwick, Rolls out AI for Telecoms Tool

10 days ago   |   CBR

Acquisition highlights heated hybrid cloud competition.
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Openreach signals start of switch from analogue to digital phone lines

Openreach signals start of switch from analogue to digital phone lines

10 days ago   |   TechRadar

Openreach has kicked off the beginning of the end for analogue phone lines with the launch of a major consultation process. The company has revealed it is to consult with its...
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Platform for mobile networks would bring services up to speeds of 100 Gbps

11 days ago   |   Phys.org

Even though mobile internet link speeds might soon achieve 100 Gbps, this doesn't necessarily mean network carriers will be free of data-handling challenges that effectively...
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Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

11 days ago   |   Reuters

SYDNEY - Google is under investigation in Australia following claims that it collects data from millions of Android smartphones users, who unwittingly pay their telecom service...
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Trump defends intervention to help China telecom company ZTE

11 days ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to revisit penalties for Chinese company ZTE Corp for flouting U.S. sanctions on trade with Iran, saying the...
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Vodafone's Liberty Global acquisitions are a big deal for European telecoms

Vodafone's Liberty Global acquisitions are a big deal for European telecoms

14 days ago   |   TechRadar

If Vodafone is able to complete the €18.4 billion acquisition of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania, it will be the most...
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Reliance Jio announces Rs 199 postaid plan with zero touch service experience

Reliance Jio announces Rs 199 postaid plan with zero touch service experience

15 days ago   |   TechRadar

Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio has announced the company's first postpaid plan, priced at Rs 199. After disrupting the telecom sector with its competitively priced...
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VR mech-shooter Archangel gets a sweet free-roaming multiplayer update

VR mech-shooter Archangel gets a sweet free-roaming multiplayer update

Virtual reality got a bit cooler today as Skydance Interactive launched an early-access beta update for its Archangel shooter, called Hellfire. Available on HTC Vive or Oculus... Read more ...

Opinion: It'd be great if AI experts stopped arguing like children

Opinion: It'd be great if AI experts stopped arguing like children

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt today threw some shade at Elon Musk during a speech about AI, saying the Space X CEO didn't “understand the benefits that this technology will... Read more ...

TNW Conference attendees tell us what tech they want to see next

TNW Conference attendees tell us what tech they want to see next

As amazing as all of our existing tech is, some of the best is yet to come. We asked five TNW 2018 attendees to tell us which currently unavailable tech, app, or invention they... Read more ...

New Windows 10 preview gives you a slicker Edge browser and more

New Windows 10 preview gives you a slicker Edge browser and more

Yesterday , we reported that a new Windows 10 preview wouldn't emerge this week due to some major issues. Well, it turns out Microsoft was mistaken Read more ...

Publishing giant Hearst is betting that YouTube will fill a Facebook-shaped...

Publishing giant Hearst is betting that YouTube will fill a Facebook-shaped hole, and it's seeing 'exponential growth'

Post Facebook's News Feed change, Hearst has been focusing on producing premium, longer-form episodic video series on YouTube. The publisher of Seventeen, Harper's Bazaar, Elle... Read more ...

People are outraged by this school shooter game for all the wrong reasons

People are outraged by this school shooter game for all the wrong reasons

Acid, a Russian independent game developer that publishes titles on Steam, is set to release Active Shooter, an FPS that simulates a school shooting incident. It allows you to... Read more ...

Amazon Alexa can now play Audible books in Australia and New Zealand

Amazon Alexa can now play Audible books in Australia and New Zealand

Alexa's available skills Down Under are on the rise. Starting today, Aussies and Kiwis with an Audible membership can ask their Alexa-powered smart speaker to play their... Read more ...

Amazon can't explain why Alexa recorded and shared a private conversation

Amazon can't explain why Alexa recorded and shared a private conversation

A Portland couple recently contacted Amazon customer support after an Echo smart speaker secretly recorded a private conversation and sent it to a person on their contacts... Read more ...

Gaming Personality John Bain AKA TotalBiscuit Has Passed Away At 33

Gaming Personality John Bain AKA TotalBiscuit Has Passed Away At 33

John Bain, an internet personality who has gone by the monikers TotalBiscuit, The Cynical Brit, and TotalHalibut, has passed away according to a message from his wife. Bain's... Read more ...

Google, PayPal Extend Mobile and Online Payment Partnership

Google, PayPal Extend Mobile and Online Payment Partnership

PayPal today said it has deepened its relationship with Google and Google Pay in order to make it easier for people to make payments from their mobile devices and on the web... Read more ...