The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as...
"Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the...
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:18 AM EST
As 'Net Neutrality' Vote Nears, Some Brace for a Long Fight
As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight.
The Thursday vote scheduled...
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 08:45 AM EST
2017's Top Google Searches: Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin
Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside."
These were some of the people, topics...
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:33 PM EST
Apple Buys Song-Recognition App Shazam for Reported $400M
A report of Bay Area tech companies hiring models to act as guests at lavish holiday parties is raising concerns.
The Bloomberg report suggests that some Silicon Valley companies are hiring models from agencies...
Saturday, Dec 9, 2017 at 05:28 PM EST
New NJ Planetarium Billed as Largest in Western Hemisphere
Net neutrality is a simple concept but a dense and often technical issue that has been argued over for years in tech and telecom circles. Now everyday folks are talking about it.
That's because the Federal...
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 03:28 PM EST
For the 1st Time, LAFD to Deploy Drones in Firefight
For the first time, the Los Angeles Fire Department Thursday plans to deploy drones to help coordinate its battle against a pair of wildfires threatening homes in the city.
LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said the...
Bitcoin surged past $19,000 for the first time Thursday before falling sharply from its record high.
In trading on the Coinbase exchange, the digital currency hit a high of $19,340 after soaring through $12,000...