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By: Eric Mack

The first space rock to visit from beyond our solar system looks a little bit like a spaceship, so scientists are checking it for alien signals.

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By: Steven Musil

The antivirus software prohibited on US government networks due to concerns of Russian government influence.

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Tech Crunch
By: Taylor Hatmaker

 Capping off months of controversy, espionage claims and international intrigue, the U.S. government ban on Kaspersky Lab software has been signed into law. The ban, wedged into the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA),...

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Cnet
By: Steven Musil

President reinstates FAA rules struck down by an appeals court earlier this year.

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Fortune
By: Reuters

Government workers can no longer use it.

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Fast Company
By: Mark Sullivan

Moore may have lost the votes of Alabamians who agreed with his agenda, but balked at his morally questionable actions and statements. The Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Republican Roy Moore for the open Alabama Senate seat. Jones’s victory ...

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The New York Times
By: ALEXANDER BURNS and...

Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, defeated scandal-scarred Roy S. Moore for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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The New York Times
By: ALEX BURNS and CAMPBELL...

As a prosecutor and defense lawyer, Mr. Jones played a role in some of his state’s biggest cases, putting him in a position to make electoral history.

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The Basketball Hall of Famer and Alabama native supported the Democrat Monday.

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Fortune
By: Reuters

He is the first Democrat elected to the U.S. Senate from Alabama in a quarter-century.

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Billboard
By: Billboard Staff

It's official: Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate special election in what many pundits are calling a major...

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Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones face off in the Alabama Senate election.

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By: Sean Hollister

It's fun, but it doesn't work beautifully on Microsoft's game console yet.

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By: Terry Collins

At the Inclusion in Tech conference, a panel says that though women are speaking up about harassment in Silicon Valley, there’s still a ways to go.

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By: Kyle Hyatt

GM's luxury brand rages against bland interiors with this sporty new setup.

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By: Jon Wong

Previewing the new G’s roomier confines before its Detroit Auto Show debut.

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By: Andrew Krok

Some familiar faces will be along for the ride, as well.

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By: Amanda Kooser

Fascinating amber samples from 99 million years ago show even dinosaurs weren't immune to the blood-sucking pests.

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By: Michael Franco

The translucent substance literally offers a window for seeing back millions of years. Here, a few of the most amazing sights the fossilized resin has sealed in time.

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By: Kyle Hyatt

The Beijing giant positions itself to comply with tough new air quality goals.

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By: Gordon Gottsegen

Synaptics announced that its new scanner is entering mass production with a top five manufacturer.

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Under-the-screen fingerprint readers won't just be reserved for rough prototypes in the near future. Synaptics has sent word that a "major" smartphone manufacturer in the "top five" will unveil a phone using its Clear ID...

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By: Shara Tibken

Apple's new feature can be used by developers for new apps that haven't been published in the App Store before.

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By: Kyle Hyatt

Surge pricing rears its ugly head for one unfortunate Canadian.

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By: Shara Tibken

Comcast's new Phone Finder feature lets you simply say, “Xfinity Mobile, find my phone," if you've misplaced it in your home.

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By: Amanda Kooser

Sick of the online clutter? Turn your Chrome or Safari browser into a blank slate with the Nothing on the Internet extension.

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By: Ben Fox Rubin

We talk about Thursday's FCC vote, the Google Home Max and Apple buying Shazam.

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Fast Company
By: Sean Captain

Failing to sway the FCC with calls, letters, and comments, advocates for regulation unleash a little online mayhem before Thursday’s vote. My fondest memory from covering Occupy Wall Street was a group of pranksters called the Tax Dodgers who ...

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Tech Crunch
By: Devin Coldewey

 2017 has been a year of bitter partisanship, but it’s nice to see that with some issues, politicians can put aside their differences to oppose something that’s harmful — and more importantly, unpopular. That’s...

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The FCC is set to vote this Thursday on its proposal to remove net neutrality protections put in place in 2015 and while it's all but certain that the commission will vote in favor of the proposal, some still haven't given up trying to...

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TheVerge
By: Jacob Kastrenakes

With the net neutrality debate raging at the FCC, it’s easy to forgot that net neutrality remains an issue inside of Congress, too — albeit a much, much quieter one. But at least one senator is still hoping to see some movement: on the Senate...

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Billboard
By: Gil Kaufman

Mike Shinoda wants you to get involved. The Linkin Park rapper tweeted out a series of calls to action to the band's Soldiers early Tuesday...

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TheVerge
By: T.C. Sottek

Net neutrality advocates are asking people to call members of Congress this week to demand action. It’s a good idea to contact your senators and representatives to let them know where you stand on any issue, and expressing yourself in your own...

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Billboard
By: Colin Stutz

Killer Mike, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, Neko Case and hundreds of other musicians and independent record labels have signed a petition appealing the...

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Fast Company
By: Sean Captain

Whether it should be or not, net neutrality regulation is a nearly lock-step partisan issue in Washington, D.C. Democratic minorities both on the commission and in Congress oppose the rollback of the rules enacted in 2015 during President...

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Mashable
By: Jason Abbruzzese

It's finally here. The Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday on a measure that would completely gut regulations to internet providers and open the door for net neutrality to be destroyed.  The vote will likely make it easier for...

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TheVerge
By: Colin Lecher

In 2015, when the Democrat-led FCC passed strong net neutrality regulations, one widely circulated photo became emblematic of the moment. In it, the three Democratic commissioners — Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel, and Tom Wheeler — linked...

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Billboard
By: Colin Stutz

Courtney Barnett, sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso of The Veronicas, folk band All Our Exes Live in Texas and hundreds of other women in Australia...

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By: Shara Tibken

Chamath Palihapitiya says social media sites "are destroying how society works." Facebook, his former employer, disagrees.

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By: Chris Matyszczyk

Commentary: It seems that one ad for Amazon's TV box isn't enough. The company just released 12.

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By: Andrew Krok

The families' feedback will help Volvo fine-tune its system.

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By: Andrew Gebhart

Twitch's new Alexa skill will make use of the Show's screen and help you find content to stream.

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Huddersfield Town will host Chelsea on Tuesday in a midweek Premier League game. 

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Tech Crunch
By: Sarah Perez

 Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game streaming service, is now available on Alexa. The company says it has launched a new skill for Alexa device owners that will allow Twitch users to track their favorite video creators and be notified when...

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How to watch the FIFA Club World Cup semifinals between Gremio and Pachuca on December 12.

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By: Terry Collins

A new feature from the social network should streamline things when you create a chain of tweets.

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Multi-part tweetstorms are a staple of Twitter, for better or worse, and the social network wants them to be as easy to write as possible. After months of testing, it's adding a thread feature that simplifies creating and posting a series of...

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TheVerge
By: Casey Newton

A few months after being spotted in tests, Twitter’s tool for creating tweestorms is now an official part of the app. Threads, as the company is calling them, let you string together tweets by tapping a new plus button in the tweet composer. “A...

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Tech Crunch
By: Sarah Perez

 Twitter today is announcing the launch of a new feature that will allow people to more easily post tweetstorms – that is, those series of connected tweets that have grown to become a popular workaround for getting past Twitter’s...

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Mashable
By: Karissa Bell

Twitter is finally embracing the tweetstorm. In yet another admission that 140 characters (or 280 characters) just isn't enough for some people, today Twitter is introducing a feature that makes the so-called tweetstorm an official part of its...

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Trump has denied the sexual harassment allegations made against him.

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By: Andrew Krok

The pair is running a pilot program for this tech in Kansas City.

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By: Amanda Kooser

Plunge into Jupiter's atmosphere and pop back up through its iconic red storm with an animated NASA video adventure.

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By: Steve Guttenberg

To the Audiophiliac, Monoprice’s new M300 in-ear headphones seem hauntingly familiar.

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By: Mike Sorrentino

Luke Skywalker is full of angst and his island is full of porgs. What the heck is a porg? Let's examine all the clues about the upcoming movie.

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The New York Times
By: MANOHLA DARGIS

With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.

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Cnet
By: Richard Trenholm

Spoiler-free review: Heart-rending yet seriously funny, director Rian Johnson's visually stunning addition to the beloved franchise will be hard to top.

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Tech Crunch
By: Anthony Ha

 One of the most common ways to praise a new Star Wars movie is to claim that it’s the best one since The Empire Strikes Back. But sometimes the clichés are accurate. And I have to say it: The Last Jedi is the best Star Wars movie since...

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Popsugar Celebrity
By: Kelsie Gibson

Even the cast of Star Wars: The Last Jedi knows that fans have a lot of questions about the upcoming installment. While they are sworn to secrecy on spoilers, they did reveal a few of your burning questions about the franchise during a recent...

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Popsugar Celebrity
By: Tricia Barr

While Star Wars: The Last Jedi introduces fans to some intriguing new characters, including Rose Tico (Kelly Marie Tran) and Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo (Laura Dern), it also delivers on the creature side of the franchise. The adorable porgs have...

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Fortune
By: Tom Huddleston Jr.

Critics have good things to say about the latest 'Star Wars' movie.

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Fast Company
By: Daniel Terdiman

Featuring lots of bravery, incredible evil, plenty of Luke, and the final on-screen moments of Carrie Fisher, Rian Johnson’s new film is a lot of fun. Warning: Spoilers ahead.Read Full Story

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By: Richard Nieva

The social network also opens up its AR Studio platform more broadly to try to get more augmented-reality content onto Facebook.

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Facebook clearly doesn't want any significant Snapchat feature to go unanswered. It's adding World Effects to Messenger's camera that, to no one's surprise, serve as direct parallels to Snapchat's augmented reality objects. ...

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By: Dara Kerr

The ride-hailing company works to make things better with drivers by soliciting their opinions and advice.

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By: Andrew Krok

PepsiCo joins many other companies in the Tesla production queue.

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Arstechnica
By: Megan Geuss

Enlarge (credit: Tesla) Reuters reported on Tuesday that PepsiCo had recently placed 100 reservations for Tesla Semis. The order is the largest public one to date and may have cost the food and beverage manufacturer as much as $200,000. (The Wall...

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Fortune
By: Kirsten Korosec

Delivering soda and potato chips on electric power.

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TheVerge
By: Andrew J. Hawkins

Beverage companies are continuing to drink Elon Musk’s Kool-Aid. A few days after Anheuser-Busch made the largest preorder of Tesla’s all-electric Semi trucks, PepsiCo swooped in with the new top order. According to Reuters, the soda and snack...

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Autoblog
By: Reuters

Filed under: Green,Tesla,Emissions,Green Automakers,Truck,Commercial Vehicles,Electric More than a dozen companies have ordered so far.Continue reading Pepsi makes biggest public pre-order of Tesla Semis: 100 trucks Pepsi...

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Fast Company
By: Michael Grothaus

The sugar water giant made the announcement on Tuesday, reports Reuters. The pre-order of 100 of Telsa’s new electric trucks is the largest publicly known order so far. That means that Tesla has now received pre-orders for 267 of the new...

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By: Andrew Krok

Some of its angles aren't the most flattering, but they'll be tough to see when the thing is tearing around the track.

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By: Kyle Hyatt

Come with us to the 'Ring, where "yard sale" has a whole new meaning.

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By: Andrew Gebhart

The streaming service from Google is now live in over 80 cities.

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YouTube TV is the streaming service's live TV subscription service, which debuted in a limited number of markets. However, yesterday, YouTube TV tweeted that the service is now available in 34 new metro areas. That is a drastic increase over...

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Tech Crunch
By: Jordan Crook

 The unbundling of the cable media empire is well underway, as players like Netflix grow others like Hulu and YouTube offer live TV service. YouTube TV, in particular, is executing an aggressive rollout, just yesterday making the service...

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By: Katie Collins

This is the incentive we all need to adorn our filtered pics with a bajillion hashtags.

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By: Andrew Gebhart

Thanks to popular games in the Mario and Zelda franchises, it looks like Nintendo's new console is a hit.

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Tech Crunch
By: Jordan Crook

 Nintendo has sold 10 million units of the Switch console since launch, according to the company. The console launched back in March, and is selling at a similar pace to Nintendo’s most recent hardware superstar, the Wii. The Wii sold...

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Thurrott
By: Paul Thurrott

Nintendo announced today that it has sold 10 million Switch consoles in just 9 months. Yep. It's time for some math. To access this post, you must purchase Premium Membership, Thurrott Premium - Yearly Subscription, Thurrott Premium - Monthly...

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Fast Company
By: Jared Newman

Nintendo’s big bet on a hybrid portable and home game system is paying off, with 10 million Nintendo Switch units sold in nine months. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime told Variety that the Switch could even top first-year sales ...

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Arstechnica
By: Kyle Orland

Enlarge If you've been following video game news at all this year, you're probably tired of hearing stories about how the Switch is the hottest selling console since the Sliced Bread 64. With Nintendo announcing this morning that its console has...

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Fortune
By: Chris Morris

And holiday shopping season isn't even over yet.

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That didn't take long: Nintendo has already sold over 10 million of its hybrid home/portable console, the Switch. If you're keeping track at home, that's roughly one million consoles sold every month since March. By comparison,...

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TheVerge
By: James Vincent

The Switch continues to rack up strong sales, with Nintendo announcing today that the console has sold more than 10 million units globally in nine months. This is up from sales of 7.63 million at the end of September. The $300 Switch was released...

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By: Andrew Gebhart

Apple says the new high-end all-in-one will go on sale on Thursday.

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Cnet
By: Andrew Gebhart

In an interview with tech site T3, Apple's senior VP Phil Schiller teased the upcoming launch of the new iMac Pro.

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Tech Crunch
By: Brian Heater

 It seems like forever ago that Apple first teased the iMac Pro, the souped up, professional grade version of its all-in-one. Announced back at WWDC, the company promised the computer would arrive sometime in December, and in spite a few months ...

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TheVerge
By: Jacob Kastrenakes

Back in June, Apple said its first iMac Pro would come out in December, but we haven’t heard a word about it since. Now, it sounds like that’s very close to changing: in an interview with T3 (highlighted by 9to5Mac), Apple marketing chief Phil...

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Thurrott
By: Mehedi Hassan

Apple's latest iMac goes on sale later this week, and it's an absolute monster. The post Apple’s $5000 iMac Pro Goes on Sale Later This Week appeared first on Thurrott.com.

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Apple vowed to ship the iMac Pro in December, and it's making good on that promise. The company has confirmed that its workstation-grade all-in-one will be available on December 14th. It has yet to reveal the exact configuration options, but...

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Mashable
By: Brett Williams

The new iMac Pro will released in a matter of days, giving Apple fans something to get excited about this holiday season. The computer was unveiled as a surprise at the company's WWDC conference in June with a vague December launch date. Apple SVP...

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By: Rick Broida

Relive the glory days of adventure games with this top-rated title, which normally costs $15. Plus: a sweet ultraportable deal and tech to make your house smell good.

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By: Stephen Shankland

We're installing Mozilla's overhauled browser more, but it'll take a busy 2018 to turn that into a real recovery.

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By: Marguerite Reardon

The FCC is set to roll back Obama-era regulation protecting an open internet. Here's a quick rundown to help you understand the issues.

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TheVerge
By: Colin Lecher

The FCC’s proposed rollback of net neutrality rules is expected to pass this week, but that doesn’t mean everyone on the commission is pleased with the idea. The two Democratic Commissioners, who helped pass net neutrality protections in 2015,...

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Arstechnica
By: Jon Brodkin

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | olm26250) With days to go before his repeal of net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued a press release about five small ISPs that he says were harmed by the rules. Pai "held a series of telephone calls...

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TheVerge
By: Colin Lecher

In 2015, when the Democrat-led FCC passed strong net neutrality regulations, one widely circulated photo became emblematic of the moment. In it, the three Democratic commissioners — Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel, and Tom Wheeler — linked...

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TheVerge
By: T.C. Sottek

Net neutrality advocates are asking people to call members of Congress this week to demand action. It’s a good idea to contact your senators and representatives to let them know where you stand on any issue, and expressing yourself in your own...

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By: Roger Cheng

CNET’s Roger Cheng and Scott Stein read the tea leaves of Apple's latest flagship phone for clues to upcoming iPhones.

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By: Lori Grunin

Remembering the technologies and companies that bit the dust in 2017 and speculating on those ahead. With bonus resurrections!

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By: Eric Mack

The leaders in space and search are teaming up to announce they've found something in the search for other Earths beyond our solar system.

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By: Steven Musil

Chairman warns of scams and market manipulation as Bitcoin hits record valuations on a near-daily basis.

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TheVerge
By: Shannon Liao

America’s chief financial regulator is warning investors against cryptocurrency scams. SEC chairman Jay Clayton released an official statement today urging caution on cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings. “If an opportunity sounds too good...

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By: Kyle Hyatt

Milan’s pint-size sports car is set to receive its first serious refresh in 2018.

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By: Ian Sherr

A group of sites plan to take action to draw attention to a crucial FCC vote planned for Dec. 14 that could dismantle Obama-era net neutrality rules.

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By: Kyle Hyatt

The blue oval plans to pad margins thanks to Mexico’s lower labor costs.

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By: Sarah Tew

The Apple Watch can one-tap connect with cardio and fitness machines in certain gyms: this is how it works.

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Cnet
By: Scott Stein

Apple Watch can tap-to-pair with new connected fitness machines. Here's how it works.

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GymKit syncing on the Apple Watch technically arrived with watchOS 4.1, but there's been one main obstacle to using it: actually finding a gym that supports it. Only one fitness center each in Australia and the UK have enabled it so far, while ...

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Tech Crunch
By: Brian Heater

 It’s been half a decade since Apple transitioned to the lighting connector, and still I regularly see the long-retired iPod 30-pin cable flopping off treadmill dashboards at gyms all around the country. It’s impossible to say how...

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By: Mike Sorrentino

Luke Skywalker is full of angst and his island is full of Porgs. What the heck is a Porg? Let's examine all the clues about the upcoming movie.

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Fortune
By: Tom Huddleston Jr.

The writer and actress died last year.

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By: Gordon Gottsegen

The new scanner could help make mobile banking transactions more secure.

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By: Ian Sherr

Amazon is going to either give you your favorite song to wake up to or make you hate it.