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Report: NBC App Coming to Apple TV, Other Platforms; Will Require Cable

Report: NBC App Coming to Apple TV, Other Platforms; Will Require Cable

Word is, Apple is hard at work on an online TV service. But while recent reports have stated that NBC won't be a partner for that project, 9 to 5 Mac reports that an NBC app will still show up on the Apple TV and other … [Read more...]

FCC Votes 3-2 for Net Neutrality: The Round-Up

FCC Votes 3-2 for Net Neutrality: The Round-Up

The Internet is neutral -- for now.In a landmark 3-2 decision, the FCC voted to re-classify the Internet as a utility, barring providers from blocking or slowing down certain types of traffic. The agency's vote means … [Read more...]

Samsung Revises Smart TV Privacy Policy

Samsung Revises Smart TV Privacy Policy

The other day, news hit that Samsung’s Smart TV line might be listening to your conversations to make its voice command functions work. People started getting upset over the wording of the device line’s privacy policy, … [Read more...]

FCC Chair: Internet Should Be a Utility

FCC Chair: Internet Should Be a Utility

Echoing the sentiments of President Barack Obama from late last year, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler explained his plan for dealing with the Net Neutrality question: the Internet ought to be run like a utility – … [Read more...]

Ride-Sharing Service Uber Enters Pennsylvania with Two-Year Experimental License

Ride-Sharing Service Uber Enters Pennsylvania with Two-Year Experimental License

In the past, living in Pennsylvania meant the closest you got to Uber was being jealous of your friends in New York City and San Francisco.No more.Uber, a ride share service popular with those in larger cities, … [Read more...]

Comcast Changes Customer’s Name to Something That Starts With an ‘A’… and it isn’t ‘Ashley’

Comcast Changes Customer’s Name to Something That Starts With an ‘A’… and it isn’t ‘Ashley’

Comcast: the gift that keeps on giving to tech bloggers and stockholders, but unfortunately, not its customers. The latest entry in the Comcast Blunder File comes from The Consumerist, and it is exceptionally bad.A … [Read more...]

Google Fiber Coming to Four New Metro Areas

Google Fiber Coming to Four New Metro Areas

Yesterday, Google officially confirmed that it was bringing its high-speed, low-cost fiber-optic network to four more US metros in the coming months, which will span 18 new cities total: Charlotte, Nashville, … [Read more...]

Is Google Fiber Coming to North Carolina Soon?

Is Google Fiber Coming to North Carolina Soon?

Google Fiber is one of the most sought-after hook-ups in the country. The search giant’s fiber optic program offers great Internet speed at not terribly high prices, providing a solid alternative to the frequently evil … [Read more...]

USA Hacked North Korea Four Years Ago

USA Hacked North Korea Four Years Ago

 So how did the United States know that North Korea was responsible for hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment last year? Well, it seems that’s because the United States had actually hacked North Korea first, back … [Read more...]

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Broadband Initiative All New Yorkers Should Be Proud Of

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Broadband Initiative All New Yorkers Should Be Proud Of

I love calling myself a native New Yorker, but today, I'm even more proud to have that distinction. Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $1 billion plan to improve access to high-speed Internet across New York … [Read more...]