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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...]

Netflix Will Help You Be a Terrible Liar to Your Children on New Year’s Eve

Netflix Will Help You Be a Terrible Liar to Your Children on New Year’s Eve

Trying to get your New Year's Eve party on, but those annoying kids you had are getting in the way? Netflix has a potential fix -- that is, if you're comfortable lying to your own flesh and blood like some kind of … [Read more...]

Sony Allowing “The Interview” Screenings on Xmas Day

Sony Allowing “The Interview” Screenings on Xmas Day

It’s a Christmas miracle! I guess! The controversial movie The Interview, which depicts the fictional (and supposedly comedic) assassination of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, will be shown in select movie theaters on … [Read more...]

U.S. to Claim North Korea Was Behind Sony Hacks

U.S. to Claim North Korea Was Behind Sony Hacks

The United States is preparing to blame North Korea for cyberattacks against Sony Corp, and it could do as soon as tomorrow, according to a tweet from CNN reporter Ram Ramgopal.US investigators determine hackers … [Read more...]