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FCC chairman begins assault on net neutrality rules

Thursday  01:21,   27 april 2017
CNET

Ajit Pai introduces a proposal that would eliminate the legal foundation of the FCC's controversial net neutrality rules, but still try to preserve some openness.Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai has started to roll back Obama-era net[...]

6 phones with the best battery life

Wednesday  23:35,   26 april 2017
CNET

If a long-life battery tops your list of phone needs, you can't do better than these. Did yours make the list?Usually, a phone lasts a full work day with moderate use. But if you use it heavily, you'll need to recharge it more often. Batteries [...]

'Call of Duty: WWII' trailer confirms setting with stunning gameplay

Wednesday  22:25,   26 april 2017
Entertainment Weekly

"Welcome to the bloody 1st." The next installment of the Call of Duty game franchise, Call of Duty: WWII, was unveiled Wednesday  "Welcome to the bloody[...]

Your face might not be secure enough to buy things... for years

Wednesday  21:15,   26 april 2017
CNET

Don't expect the Galaxy S8's new face unlock tool to sign off on mobile payments anytime soon. A new report says it could take years to secure.Today, fingerprint readers (and in Samsung's case, the iris scanner) secure mobile payment[...]

Cassini Grand Finale: Nasa Spacecraft Begins Its Death

Wednesday  21:06,   26 april 2017
Newsweek

The spacecraft has already provided NASA with much new data. Now it is on its way through the rings of Saturn to the end of its mission.This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original[...]

Scientists Hatch Wild Plan to Terraform Mars

Wednesday  20:56,   26 april 2017
NBC News

The Mars Terraformer Transfer concept would create a persistent lake on the Red Planet's surface in 2036, accelerating Mars exploration, settlement and commercial development.A research team has devised a plan to make a portion of Mars more[...]

McDonald's is Giving Away 100 Nintendo Switch Consoles

Wednesday  17:55,   26 april 2017
MSN

Nintendo has partnered with McDonald’s to bring new Happy Meal toys and a special sweepstakes to gives away 100 Nintendo Switch consoles.Nintendo and McDonald’s are partnering up once again to bring new Happy Meal toys starring Mario and the rest[...]

Showtime for Net neutrality: FCC chief to lay out plans for repeal

Wednesday  17:12,   26 april 2017
USA TODAY

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expected Wednesday to unveil his game plan for revamping net neutrality. Two years ago, the FCC — then supported by President Obama and led by Democrats — passed Open Internet[...]

Google Maps can remember where you parked on Android and iOS

Wednesday  16:56,   26 april 2017
Engadget

Google Maps already lets you know when parking at your destination might be difficult, but the app's latest navigation feature aims to make things even easier after you've arrived. On Android, users simply need to tap the blue dot[...]

Samsung's refurbished Galaxy Note 7 will reportedly go on sale in June

Wednesday  16:56,   26 april 2017
The Verge

Last month, Samsung confirmed it would be selling refurbished Note 7 devices, and now, we know where and when the phones will go on sale. Branding and pricing are still being negotiated, but the handset will reportedly go on sale as the[...]

The Cassini spacecraft’s dive in between Saturn’s rings, explained

Wednesday  15:26,   26 april 2017
Vox.com

The spacecraft begins its “grand finale” before crashing into the gas giant later this year. The Cassini spacecraft is going where no ship has gone before: On Wednesday, it begins a series of dives into the space between Saturn and its[...]

The Cassini spacecraft’s dive in between Saturn’s rings, explained

Wednesday  15:25,   26 april 2017
Vox.com

The spacecraft begins its “grand finale” before crashing into the gas giant later this year. The Cassini spacecraft is going where no ship has gone before: On Wednesday, it begins a series of dives into the space between Saturn and its[...]

Forget Flying Cars. Google's Brin Secretly Builds an Airship

Wednesday  11:58,   26 april 2017
Bloomberg

Larry Page has his flying cars. Sergey Brin shall have an airship. Brin, the Google co-founder, has secretly been building a massive airship inside of Hangar 2 at the NASA Ames Research Center, according to four people with knowledge of the project. [...]

Forget Flying Cars. Google's Brin Secretly Builds an Airship

Wednesday  11:58,   26 april 2017
Bloomberg

Larry Page has his flying cars. Sergey Brin shall have an airship. Brin, the Google co-founder, has secretly been building a massive airship inside of Hangar 2 at the NASA Ames Research Center, according to four people with knowledge of the project. [...]

Twitter will begin streaming video 24/7 soon

Wednesday  11:55,   26 april 2017
MSN

Ahead of its Q1 earnings call this week, Twitter told BuzzFeed News that it plans to stream live video nonstop across its platform, making it easier for people to tune into what people are talking about. There isn’t yet a set timeline for[...]