Daily Archives: April 10, 2019

House of Representatives passes bill to restore net neutrality

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/10/house-passes-net-neutrality-bill-save-the-internet-act/ The House of Representatives has passed a bill which would restore net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission repealed in 2017. Representatives approved the bill by 232-190 (with a sole Republican voting in favor), but the legislation still seems … Continue reading

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YouTube TV costs $50 per month after another price hike

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/10/youtube-tv-price-hike-and-discovery/ YouTube TV isn’t immune to the latest wave of rate hikes plaguing the streaming world. The Google-owned service has announced that it’s raising the base monthly price to $50 ($55 if you subscribe directly through an Apple TV), effective … Continue reading

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Verizon’s 5G Network Is Here—If You Can Get a Signal

https://www.wired.com/story/verizon-5g-network-chicago Verizon launched its mobile 5G network last week in “select areas” of Minneapolis and Chicago, and a speed test shared by a Verizon spokesperson showed an impressive download speed of 762Mbps. But the single speed test displayed by Verizon … Continue reading

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Here’s the first-ever direct image of a black hole

https://www.popsci.com/event-horizon-telescope-black-hole-watch?dom=rss-default&src=syn Space Wednesday was a big morning for astronomers. There’s a big announcement about black holes being made at 9:00 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday. Here’s how to watch. via Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now http://bit.ly/2k2uJQn … Continue reading

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Samsung’s Galaxy A80 has a rotating triple camera and no notch

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/10/samsung-galaxy-a80-rotating-camera/ Rotating cameras are back and this time Samsung is trying it out. The Galaxy A80 has a big 6.7-inch 1,080 x 2,400 AMOLED screen, but before we dig into all the other specs, let’s get right into the most … Continue reading

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New variants of Mirai botnet detected, targeting more IoT devices

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1488589 BeeBright/Getty Images 4 with 4 posters participating Mirai, the “botnet” malware that was responsible for a string of massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in 2016—including one against the website of security reporter Brian Krebs—has gotten a number … Continue reading

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Falcon Heavy making only second flight, but it’s already changing the game

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1488715 Enlarge / The three cores of the Falcon Heavy are mated in SpaceX processing facilities in Florida. (credit: SpaceX) The Falcon Heavy made a rousing debut a little more than a year ago, launching from Florida and sending a … Continue reading

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