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Bill proposed in Texas would make it illegal for Verizon and other carriers to throttle data speeds in disaster areas

Bill proposed in Texas would make it illegal for Verizon and other carriers to throttle data speeds in disaster areas

9 days ago   |   Phone Arena

You might recall that last year, Verizon got the journalistic equation of a black eye after it throttled the internet connection of a vehicle used by the Santa Clara County...
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Texas bill would make it illegal to throttle data in disaster areas

10 days ago   |   Engadget

The revelation that Verizon throttled California firefighters' data is prompting new legislation... in Texas. State Representative Bobby Guerra has submitted a bill that would...
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Texas bill would ban throttling in disaster areas

Texas bill would ban throttling in disaster areas

11 days ago   |   The Verge

Earlier this week, a member of the Texas state legislature introduced a bill that would make it a crime for a telecommunications company, like Verizon or AT&T, to throttle...
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Senators confront FCC on carriers throttling streaming video

12 days ago   |   Pocketnow

Lawmakers want answers as to if the nation's wireless networks are throttling their customers' streaming video without proper disclosure or even reason.
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Senators want FCC to investigate whether carriers throttle YouTube, Netflix - CNET

12 days ago   |   CNET

Lawmakers are concerned this could violate FCC transparency rules.
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Apple: You Can't Sue Us for Battery Throttling Because We're Contractors

Apple: You Can't Sue Us for Battery Throttling Because We're Contractors

14 days ago   |   ExtremeTech

Apple's lawyers are defending it from lawsuits against battery life declines by claiming Apple is actually a house contractor. It's not a great comparison.
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Verizon's Super Bowl ad honors first responders months after throttling incident - CNET

15 days ago   |   CNET

Santa Clara firefighters say the carrier slowed their data service to a crawl during the California wildfires.
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Verizon Super Bowl ad honors first responders after wildfire throttling scandal

Verizon Super Bowl ad honors first responders after wildfire throttling scandal

15 days ago   |   The Verge   |   5 articles

Last night, Verizon launched a Super Bowl ad campaign honoring first responders, months after a scandal over throttling firefighters during a wildfire crisis in California. The...
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The blocking of VPNs in India and China spells trouble for our internet freedom

The blocking of VPNs in India and China spells trouble for our internet freedom

19 days ago   |   TechRadar   |   7 articles

As of June 11, 2018, net neutrality rules in the USA expired, with new regulations taking effect that gave Internet Service Providers broad new powers over how consumers could...
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IFixit will sell iPhone battery replacement kits for $30 through 2019

IFixit will sell iPhone battery replacement kits for $30 through 2019

20 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   3 articles

While some of the iPhone controversies over the past several years have been dramatized to the point of parody, the so-called "Batterygate" was different. After endless...
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Here's how to watch the Xiaomi Mi 9 launch

Here's how to watch the Xiaomi Mi 9 launch

After numerous leaks and official teasers, the Xiaomi Mi 9 is finally getting introduced in its home country, China. The event is taking place in the capital Beijing and is... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 SE pricing and release date

Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9 SE pricing and release date

Xaiomi just unwrapped the Xiaomi Mi 9 -its premium flagship smartphone for the first half of 2019 .... Read more ...

Vivo V15 Pro's trick camera rises to the challenge of making us smile

Vivo V15 Pro's trick camera rises to the challenge of making us smile

Vivo knows it's onto a winner with the cool motorized camera seen on the Vivo Nex S, and has now incorporated a newer version of the technology into the V15 Pro. We've tried it... Read more ...

Are these official Samsung Galaxy Fold renders that have leaked online?

Are these official Samsung Galaxy Fold renders that have leaked online?

Are you ready for tonight? Excited? Samsung is soon to unleash a swathe of Galaxy products, including the Samsung Galaxy S10 trio of phones , a new smartwatch in the form of... Read more ...

Best Tips and Tricks for Samsung Galaxy phones running One UI

Best Tips and Tricks for Samsung Galaxy phones running One UI

The OneUI update for Samsung's latest smartphones brings a lot of new features and fun to the party, but there's also some new secrets to make it even better than it already... Read more ...

Daily Deals: Up to 40% off Amazon 1-Day Storage and Networking Sale

Daily Deals: Up to 40% off Amazon 1-Day Storage and Networking Sale

Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For... Read more ...

Have you reserved the Galaxy S10 yet?

Have you reserved the Galaxy S10 yet?

Just a few more hours to go! At 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET today, Samsung will begin its Unpacked event where we're expecting the company to officially unveil the Galaxy S10... Read more ...

LG announces the Q60, K50, and K40 mid-range phones ahead of MWC 2019

LG announces the Q60, K50, and K40 mid-range phones ahead of MWC 2019

Key specs include triple rear cameras, notch displays, and more. We still have a little less than a week to go before MWC 2019 kicks off, but that hasn't stopped LG from... Read more ...

Apple to combine iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by 2021, says Bloomberg

Apple to combine iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by 2021, says Bloomberg

Apple is reportedly planning to combine apps made for iPhone, iPad, and macOS by 2021. Bloomberg reports that Apple will allow developers to create a single app, known as... Read more ...

Apex Legends gets official troubleshooting guide for PC players hit by crashes

Apex Legends gets official troubleshooting guide for PC players hit by crashes

We've been enjoying Apex Legends since the launch of this free battle royale shooter, along with many other gamers , but some PC players have been dogged by constant crashes... Read more ...