AT&T Wants to Make Every Telephone Pole an Ultra-Fast Wireless Hotspot

AT&T Wants to Make Every Telephone Pole an Ultra-Fast Wireless Hotspot

AT&T says it plans to start testing a technology next year that could ultimately blanket the country in ultra-fast wireless Internet – without the need for expensive cell towers. The project, known as AirGig, promises speeds that are many hundreds...
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YouTube Heroes Programme Rewards Users for Moderating the Site

YouTube Heroes Programme Rewards Users for Moderating the Site

YouTube, being the world’s largest video sharing platform, wants to make sure that its users receive the best possible experience. With over a billion accounts from around the world, it is quite difficult for YouTube to solely moderate its own...
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Internet Now Has 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations: VeriSign

Internet Now Has 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations: VeriSign

Nearly 7.9 million domain name registrations were added to the Internet in the second quarter of 2016 globally – a growth rate of 2.4 percent over the first quarter – global domain and internet service provider VeriSign Inc. said on Wednesday....
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Samsung Quashes Battery Link to Report Galaxy Note 7 Fires in China

Samsung Quashes Battery Link to Report Galaxy Note 7 Fires in China

Samsung Electronics Co. determined that a problem with batteries that triggered a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones wasn’t to blame for devices that burst into flame in China, saying their combustion was likely due to unspecified external...
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Oracle’s Ellison Aims at Amazon With Fresh Cloud Services

Oracle’s Ellison Aims at Amazon With Fresh Cloud Services

Oracle Corp. unveiled new services that help customers take advantage of cloud computing, putting it more directly in competition with Amazon.com. The company announced Cloud@Customer, which puts the same hardware and software Oracle uses in its data centers i...
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Google Gets More Time to Counter EU Antitrust Charge on Android

Google Gets More Time to Counter EU Antitrust Charge on Android

Alphabet’s Google has been given an extra three weeks to respond to EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, the European Commission said on Tuesday. The US tech giant had been due...
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Chinese Billionaire’s Son Purchases Eight iPhone 7 Smartphones for His Dog

Chinese Billionaire’s Son Purchases Eight iPhone 7 Smartphones for His Dog

In today’s weird news, a Chinese billionaire’s son purchased eight iPhone 7 smartphones. But that’s not the weird part. The iPhone 7 smartphones were purchased for the son’s dog. You may need a moment to digest what you just read,...
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Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Will Block Indian Gender-Selection Ads

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Will Block Indian Gender-Selection Ads

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft have agreed to block ads for Indian services that help determine a baby’s sex before birth, adhering to laws intended to address one of the world’s worst gender imbalances. All three companies pledged to honour bans...
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MakeMyTrip and Ibibo to Merge Under the MakeMyTrip Brand

MakeMyTrip and Ibibo to Merge Under the MakeMyTrip Brand

MakeMyTrip and Ibibo, two of the biggest online travel platforms in India, have announced a merger that will combine the two businesses under the former’s brand. The combined entity, said to have a valuation of $1.8 billion (approximately Rs. 12,010...
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ESA Maps More Than a Billion Stars in Our Galaxy

ESA Maps More Than a Billion Stars in Our Galaxy

The Gaia space probe, launched in 2013, has mapped more than a billion stars in the Milky Way, vastly expanding the inventory of known stars in our galaxy, the European Space Agency said Wednesday. Released to eagerly waiting astronomers around...
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