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By: Sam Machkovech

Enlarge / Maybe Twitter should try this approach for the 677,775 emails it says it will soon send to affected users. (credit: Warner Bros. / Sam Machkovech) On Friday, Twitter took an end-of-the-week opportunity to dump some better-late-than-never ...

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Mashable
By: Jack Morse

Over a half million Twitter users are about to be on the receiving end of an inbox surprise.  No, not the news of an unexpected verification. Nor something more prosaic, such as their unwitting participation in a new feature test group. Rather, ...

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TheVerge
By: Nick Statt

Twitter this evening released a new set of statistics related to its investigation on Russia propaganda efforts to influence the 2016 US presidential election, including that 677,775 people were exposed to social media posts from more than 50,000...

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Last week, Twitter missed the deadline Congress set to turn over information on Russia-backed meddling in the 2016 election. Today, the social media company posted a public update on their internal investigation. First, they found thousands of...

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Cnet
By: Terry Collins

The social network will email more than 600,000 users in the US who saw tweets from Russian-linked accounts during 2016 election.

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By: Ron Amadeo

Enlarge / If you bought directly from OnePlus in the last two months or so, double-check your credit statements. Earlier this week, numerous reports of credit card fraud started pouring in from OnePlus users. On the company's forums, customers...

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Mashable
By: Jack Morse

Things aren't looking so hot for approximately 40,000 OnePlus customers. And no, not because they'll probably have to wait until June to upgrade to the OnePlus 6.  It turns out that the company's website was hacked, and in the process credit...

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By: Scott K. Johnson

Enlarge (credit: Kristin Andrus) If it were easy to pin down the exact value for our planet’s sensitivity to greenhouse gas emission, it would have been done a long time ago—and you wouldn’t be reading yet another news story about it. It's...

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By: Dan Goodin

(credit: Malwarebytes) Proving once again that Google Chrome extensions are the Achilles heel of what's arguably the Internet's most secure browser, a researcher has documented a malicious add-on that tricks users into installing it and then is...

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By: Jeff Dunn

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. (credit: Steve Jurvetson) Amazon on Friday announced that it has raised the price of its Prime membership program for those who subscribe on a month-to-month basis. The plan previously cost $10.99 a month, but it ...

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Billboard
By: Associated Press

Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent. The fee of $99 for an annual membership will not change, the...

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Phandroid
By: Andrew Myrick

Amazon has announced that its monthly Prime subscription will be increasing from $10.99 to $12.99. However, the yearly subscription price will stay the same at $99.

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By: John Timmer

Enlarge (credit: Oak Ridge National Lab) By law, the National Science Foundation is required to do a biennial evaluation of the state of science research and innovation. This is one of the years it's due, and the NSF has gotten its Science and...

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By: Kyle Orland

Enlarge / We will admit, new sales for the consoles shown here did not do very well in 2017 It's a bit hard to remember now, but we're only four or five years out from widespread and confident predictions that the game console market was...

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By: Jon Brodkin

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | alexsl) An iPhone application that attempts to detect whether ISPs are throttling online services is now available on Apple's App Store, despite Apple originally refusing to allow it onto iPhones and iPads. The Wehe ...

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By: Eric Berger

Enlarge / The Zuma mission launched on Jan. 7 from Florida. (credit: SpaceX) The space community has not learned much about the apparent loss of the Zuma payload launched by SpaceX on January 7, but the mystery has had one clear after effect:...

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By: Megan Geuss

Enlarge / A couple of wind turbines, part of the Cedar Point Wind Energy Project in Limon, Colorado. (credit: Getty Images) Proposals for renewable electricity generation in Colorado are coming in cheap, like, $21/MWh-cheap for wind and battery...

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By: Eric Berger

Enlarge / Jeanette Epps, left, served as a back-up crew member to Expedition 54 to the space station. (credit: NASA) NASA issued a short news release on Thursday evening stating that Jeanette Epps will not be a part of the International Space...

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TheVerge
By: Rachel Becker

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps was on track to become the first African-American crew member on the International Space Station this year, but the space agency announced today that she has been pulled from her mission for unspecified reasons. She was...

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By: Samuel Axon

Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has released a major Office update for Mac. Update 16.9.0 finally brings long-anticipated real-time collaboration features and automatic cloud saving. Notably, the Mac version of this software is now built...

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Microsoft's latest update for Office 2016 on Mac adds features that make it a much better tool for collaborative projects. (Or worse, depending on how you prefer attacking group work.) It gives you the ability to work with others in real time...

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TheVerge
By: Thuy Ong

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac has been updated to version 16.9 with new features for its suite of programs: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. The update includes real-time collaborative editing in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Multiple people can ...

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By: Jon Brodkin

Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson) The Federal Communications Commission is making its latest determination of whether broadband is being deployed to all Americans quickly enough, and there are a few notable tidbits from what we know about the report ...

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As dictated by Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the FCC released its annual draft 2018 Broadband Deployment Report on Wednesday. In it, the commission made a surprising concession: that no, mobile data and wired broadband are not...

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Tech Crunch
By: Devin Coldewey

 The FCC’s yearly report of broadband deployment keeps some crucial definitions in place that some feared would be changed or eliminated to ease the responsibilities of internet service providers. The threat of a lowered speed standard...

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By: Beth Mole

Enlarge / Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli. Jail for him, competition for his kind. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer ) For four of the country’s largest hospital systems, enough is enough. Sick of drug companies’ eye-popping price ...

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By: Timothy B. Lee

Enlarge / Philadelphia miner Matthew Freilich shared this picture of his mining rig, which contains eight Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics cards. (credit: Matthew Freilich) The market for high-end graphics cards used to work like the market for almost any ...

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By: Ars Staff

Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today's list features a slew of deals on laptops from Dell, Lenovo, and Asus, including Asus model that comes with a 8th-gen Core i5 chip, 1080p...

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By: Samuel Axon

Enlarge (credit: Mark Walton) For the first time, Samsung is manufacturing GDDR6 memory in mass quantities. The memory is faster and more efficient than the GDDR5 memory it succeeds, and itwill likely appear on PC graphics cards this...

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By: Jon Brodkin

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Brian A. Jackson) An iPhone application that attempts to detect whether ISPs are throttling online services was rejected by Apple when its developer tried to get it into the company's App Store. David Choffnes, a...

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By: Ron Amadeo

Enlarge When we looked Google's Project Fi's cellular service at launch, we worked out that the pay-per-MB service was great for people who use a small amount of data or needed a flexible amount of data from month to month. It didn't make sense...

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By: Valentina Palladino

Enlarge (credit: Twitch) The Amazon-owned video site Twitch announced it's introducing new tools for its creators, essentially, to build hype around their upcoming videos. Twitch, which is best known for live-streamed gaming content, will debut...

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Twitch has introduced a set of tools called Video Producer to help streamers "maximize excitement and engagement" around their pre-recorded uploads. Sometime today, broadcasters will be able to use those tools to create shareable landing...

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Tech Crunch
By: Sarah Perez

 On the heels of Twitch’s exec shakeup yesterday which saw the Amazon-owned streaming site adding a new COO, the company today announced a multi-year partnership with Disney Digital Network to bring several top creators to its site. The...

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By: Scott K. Johnson

Enlarge / The results from NASA's dataset (showing temperature above the 1951-1980 average), which ranks 2017 as the 2nd warmest year on record. (credit: NASA) Last year had its fair share of attention-grabbing natural disasters, so you can be...

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After careful analysis, NASA has declared that 2017 was the second-warmest year since the end of the 19th century. In a separate study using different analytical methods, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ranked last year as...

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By: Sean Gallagher

Enlarge / And the finalists are... (credit: Amazon) This morning, Amazon posted its list of candidates under serious consideration for the company's second headquarters—a campus that the company expects to invest over $5 billion to build and...

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Inc
By: Bill Murphy Jr.

How often do we get to say this? 'Way to go, Newark!'

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Fortune
By: Rachel King

Including one nominee in Canada.

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Amazon named 20 metropolitan areas as finalists for its second headquarters after reviewing 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. New York, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis are among the choices.

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Amazon narrows list of second headquarters to 20 contenders, mainly on the east coast

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Inc
By: Hayley Peterson

There is one Canadian and 19 American cities in the running.

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Cnet
By: Joshua Goldman

The retailer expects to make its final decision this year from the candidates.

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Mashable
By: Marcus Gilmer

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. It's been a few months since the deadline passed to apply for Amazon's second...

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Billboard
By: Associated Press

Amazon narrowed the list of locations under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast. Amazon...

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Fast Company
By: Ainsley Harris

And then there were–20? After much pomp and groveling, with applications submitted by 238 cities and regions, Amazon has narrowed the list of candidates for its second North American headquarters down to a grand total of 20 finalists. The...

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After poring through 238 applications in the US, Canada and Mexico, Amazon has narrowed the list of cities for its next major headquarters to 20 candidates. Most of the centers picked by the Seattle-based company for its "HQ2," like...

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TheVerge
By: Jacob Kastrenakes

Amazon has narrowed the search for its second headquarters down to 20 cities, which it intends to work with to make a final pick by the end of 2018. The finalists are: Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois;...

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The New York Times
By: NICK WINGFIELD

The list released Thursday leaned toward cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast, and away from the tech-saturated hubs of the West Coast.

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Tech Crunch
By: Darrell Etherington

 Amazon has reviewed the proposals from potential candidate cities for its second North American headquarters location, and it found 20 of those the most promising. The mayors of these top 20 cities will now fight to the death in a Battle...

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Inc
By: Chris Matyszczyk

Why is this city still in the running?

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By: Peter Bright

Enlarge / Core M Broadwell (left) vs. Core M Skylake (right). (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The good news: Shortly after its initial release, Microsoft suspended shipping its Spectre and Meltdown Windows patches to owners of AMD systems after some...

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By: Eric Berger

Enlarge / The Atlas V rocket is powered by a single RD-180 rocket engine. (credit: United Launch Alliance) Ever since the Crimean crisis in 2014—precipitated by Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian-held peninsula—Congress has increased...

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By: Valentina Palladino

Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple announced big economic plans yesterday, but CEO Tim Cook also touched upon what the company will do in the future to address the grievances brought by users about its recent iPhone performance-slowing...

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Thurrott
By: Mehedi Hassan

Your old iPhone will no longer be slow with the upcoming iOS update that lets you disable intentional slowdowns, at least according to Apple. The post Apple to Let Users Control CPU Throttling on iPhones appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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By: Beth Mole

Enlarge / A dose of Tc-99m to be used in an upcoming scan. (credit: Getty | Rene Johnston) There’s a mad dash for a vital radioactive isotope that’s used in about 50,000 medical procedures every day in the US, including spotting deadly...

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By: Samuel Axon

Enlarge (credit: Apple) When you say "Hey Siri, give me the news" to your iOS device, Siri will now immediately begin playing a daily news update from a popular news podcast—NPR by default in the United States. Coming shortly before the launch...

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By: Sam Machkovech

Enlarge / Nintendo Labo looks like a trip. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo has announced a new build-your-own-accessories line for the Switch console, dubbed Nintendo Labo. It will arrive on April 20 worldwide. Labo's two playsets, the $69.99 Variety...

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Tech Crunch
By: Darrell Etherington

 Nintendo’s big new surprise interactive experience for the Switch is now official, and it’s basically a maker kit for the portable console which uses cardboard component pieces to allow people to build a range of different...

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Cnet
By: Sean Buckley

Nintendo is taking a DIY approach with Labo, which lets you create paper-craft "toy-cons." Clever.

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Mashable
By: Kellen Beck

Nintendo has revealed a whole new lineup of video game accessories for the Switch ... and they're all made of cardboard. SEE ALSO: The Nintendo Switch is the fastest selling console ever in the U.S. Nintendo Labo is a new line of accessories that...

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If you thought Minecraft was the best thing for kids on the Switch, get ready for Nintendo to (once again) blow your mind. Behold Labo, a set of DIY tools built on cardboard sheets that turns the console into a powerhouse of play. Make a piano,...

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TheVerge
By: Andrew Webster

Nintendo has long been the quirkiest major video game publisher, a company eager to buck industry trends in pursuit of fun. Last year, as competitors at Sony and Microsoft continued to turn consoles into living room PCs, Nintendo released a...

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By: Timothy B. Lee

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Gary Waters) Apple announced on Wednesday that it would pay $38 billion in taxes to the federal government as it brings cash earned overseas into the United States. The big payment is the result of President Donald...

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Apple said it plans to pay $38 billion in repatriation taxes on profits held overseas, and said it would create a new U.S. campus and create 20,000 jobs.

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Fast Company
By: Mark Sullivan

Apple shed some light Wednesday on what it plans to do with the roughly $250 billion it’s had stashed in overseas accounts. Under the new tax code, Apple can now bring the money back home at a greatly reduced 15.5% tax rate. The old...

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By: Ron Amadeo

Enlarge Yet another Android OEM is dragging its feet with its GPL compliance. This time, it's Xiaomi with the Mi A1 Android One device, which still hasn't seen a kernel source code release. Android vendors are required to release their kernel...

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By: Dan Goodin

Enlarge / A cryptocurrency mining farm. (credit: Marco Krohn) Satori—the malware family that wrangles routers, security cameras, and other Internet-connected devices into potent botnets—is crashing the cryptocurrency party with a new variant...

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By: Timothy B. Lee

Enlarge / Cruise second-generation test vehicles, assembled at GM’s Lake Orion plant in Michigan. (credit: Cruise) In November, Waymo announced it would begin testing fully driverless vehicles with no one in the driver's seat. Then, last week,...

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By: Valentina Palladino

Enlarge (credit: Fitbit) Now that FitStar's transition to Fitbit Coach is officially complete, Fitbit is expanding the devices that support its revamped personal training app. The company announced that the Fitbit Coach apps for Windows 10 and...

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By: Jon Brodkin

Enlarge / The Dragon Box. (credit: Dragon Media) The entertainment industry is lining up against the maker of a "free TV" box in a lawsuit that alleges piracy, but the defendant's lawyer says the industry is in for a difficult and dangerous...

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By: John Timmer

Enlarge (credit: National Park Service) Immigration policy in the US has grown increasingly contentious, seemingly pitting different communities and ideologies against each other. But a new study suggests that a large majority of Americans...

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By: John Timmer

Enlarge / That's no moon! Early last night local time, a meteor rocketed through the skies of southern Michigan, giving local residents a dramatic (if brief) light show. It also generated an imperceptible thump, as the US Geological Survey...

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By: Eric Berger

Enlarge / Despite her smiles here, NASA's commercial crew program manager has concerns about schedules for Boeing and SpaceX. (credit: NASA) Publicly, both Boeing and SpaceX maintain that they will fly demonstration missions by the end of this...

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By: Kyle Orland

Enlarge / A foolproof plan! (credit: Aurich / Getty) Companies in industries ranging from iced tea to image processing to fast-casual dining are jumping on the recent blockchain-mania as a way to try to revolutionize often-moribund businesses....

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By: Chris Lee

Enlarge / Nanoparticles (black dots) sit in the remains of a cell they've helped kill. (credit: University of Michigan) One of the ways to kill a cancer is to cook it, since heat can kill cells. The trick, of course, is to only cook the cancer and ...

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By: Timothy B. Lee

Enlarge (credit: Oliver Mallich) Bitcoin fell below the psychologically significant level of $10,000 on Wednesday morning, marking a second day of double-digit declines for the virtual currency. One bitcoin is now worth $9,700, less than half its...

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TheVerge
By: Thuy Ong

Bitcoin dropped below $10,000 today, and it’s now worth just over half of its peak value. The cryptocurrency opened at $11,348, according to CoinDesk, and dropped over $1,600 to hit a low of $9,685, though it’s since recovered slightly and is...

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Bitcoin has crashed to as low as $9,500, falling below $10,000 for the first time since November and neatly halving its December 19th peak of $19,000, according to Coinbase. It has declined steadily since CES 2018 started, thanks to reports that...

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By: Sean Gallagher

Enlarge / The early disclosure of Meltdown and Spectre by Google and the fumbled responses by hardware vendors left cloud companies scrambling to react. So they united to fight the dumpster fire of poor communication and bad patches. (credit: US Air ...

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By: Valentina Palladino

(credit: Flickr: Rego Korosi ) After a tumultuous 2017, YouTube is making yet another change to its guidelines surrounding channel monetization and advertiser approval. In posts to its Advertiser and Creator blogs, YouTube details how it's...

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By: Dan Goodin

Enlarge (credit: ICEBRG) Researchers have uncovered four malicious extensions with more than 500,000 combined downloads from the Google Chrome Web Store, a finding that highlights a key weakness in what's widely considered to be the Internet's...

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By: Peter Bright

Enlarge / The Settings app is gaining new powers to control your PC's settings. (credit: Thurrott.com) The Windows user interface has a certain archaeological quality to it. While the upper layers tend to be new—using the styling and...

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By: Sam Machkovech

Enlarge / Paragon sure can look cool, but in terms of gameplay, fans argue that updates have left something to be desired. (credit: Epic Games) Epic Games' Fortnite proved to be one of 2017's weirdest gaming success stories. Following years of...

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By: Cathleen O'Grady

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Hans Jonatan left Denmark in 1802 and eventually started a new life as an immigrant in Iceland. But he was an unusual Icelander. Unlike most Icelanders—and even most immigrants to Iceland—Hans...

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By: Jon Brodkin

Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn addresses protesters outside the Federal Communication Commission building to rally against the end of net neutrality rules on December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images |Chip Somodevilla ) ...

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Tech Crunch
By: Brian Heater

 A lawsuit filed today by the attorneys general of 22 states seeks to block the Federal Communications Commission’s recent controversial vote to repeal Obama era Net Neutrality regulations. The filing is led by New York State Attorney...

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Tech Crunch
By: Devin Coldewey

 Democrats in the Senate have achieved unanimous party support of the plan to undo the FCC’s recently passed order gutting net neutrality. All 49 Democratic Senators and one Republican are ready to officially disapprove the Restoring...

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Yesterday, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer said that Senate Democrats now have a total of 50 votes in favor of restoring net neutrality. Today, the push back against the net neutrality repeal intensifies, as a companion House bill to reject...

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Mashable
By: Keith Wagstaff

The attorneys general of 22 states — including New York, California, Kentucky, and Mississippi — are suing over the repeal of net neutrality regulations.  SEE ALSO: Internet pioneers call on Congress to save net neutrality This...

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Fast Company
By: Mark Sullivan

As expected, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed suit to block what he called the FCC’s “arbitrary and capricious” rollback of Obama-era network neutrality regulations. And Schneiderman is bringing 21 other...

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Billboard
By: Eriq Gardner

The fight to prevent telecom giants from engaging in content discrimination through practices like blocking and throttling is now being put to a...

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TheVerge
By: Colin Lecher

In the first high-profile attempt to block the FCC’s rollback of net neutrality rules through the courts, 22 state attorneys general have filed a lawsuit challenging the plan. Led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the petition asks a ...

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Fortune
By: Reuters

Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling.

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Cnet
By: Marguerite Reardon

Several groups, including attorneys general from 22 states and the browser maker Mozilla, filed suit against the FCC, which voted last month to gut the 2015 net neutrality rules protecting the open internet.

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The New York Times
By: CECILIA KANG

The filings kick off what is expected to be an extended legal and political debate about the future of internet policy.

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State attorneys general and internet activists filed legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s recent rollback of Obama-era internet regulations, launching a legal battle that could go on for years.

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By: Kyle Orland

Enlarge / At the 34C3 conference, hacker Derrek shows the soldered FPGA setup that helped him find the decryption key necessary to unlock the system's binaries. (credit: Chaos Computer Club / YouTube) When it comes to video game consoles, it's...