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Networking, Tech

Facebook prepares for Trump to dispute the election results, considers political ad “kill switch”

August 24, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Since admitting that foreign powers used the platform to influence the 2016 election through misinformation campaigns, Facebook has implemented a number of solutions to try and address similar problems occurring again: War rooms, postcards, new policies, collaboration with intelligence agencies, […]


Federal, Networking, Policy, Tech

Small ISPs “stunned” by FCC move to ban Huawei/ZTE gear during pandemic

July 1, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Small Internet service providers are “stunned” that the Federal Communications Commission is enforcing a ban on Huawei and ZTE network gear during the ongoing pandemic. The FCC already voted unanimously in November 2019 to ban Huawei and ZTE equipment in […]


Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Tech

AT&T brings low-band 5G service to 28 additional US markets

June 30, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Worth highlighting is the fact that we are talking about AT&T’s low-band 5G wireless service which differs greatly from the ultra-fast high-band network that utilizes millimeter wave tech, or what most people typically think of when hearing the term “5G.” […]


Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Tech

Qualcomm debuts new Wi-Fi 6E offerings, Networking Pro Series upgrades

May 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Qualcomm intends to take advantage of the recent release of new Wi-Fi spectrum with the debut of new Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth solutions. On Thursday, the US chip giant revealed the Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 and 6700 product line, now part […]


Networking, Tech

Senate narrowly rejects plan to require a warrant for Americans’ browsing data

May 13, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Senators have narrowly rejected a bipartisan amendment that would have required the government first obtain a warrant before accessing Americans’ web browsing data. The amendment brought by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Steve Daines (R-MT) — just seven lines in […]


Mobility, Networking, Tech

Trump report bizarrely claims net neutrality repeal raised incomes $50B a year

February 21, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

A new White House report claims without convincing evidence that eliminating consumer-protection rules in the broadband industry has boosted real incomes by tens of billions of dollars per year. Including a supposed improvement to “consumer welfare,” the report claims an […]


Networking, Tech

The IRS is suing Facebook for $9 billion in unpaid taxes

February 20, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The Internal Revenue Service is suing Facebook for $9 billion in back taxes. The trial began on Tuesday and is expected to go on for about a month. Five Facebook executives have been subpoenaed to testify, including Chief Technology Officer […]


Networking, Software, Tech

Now 10 years old, Code for America hopes for government to walk alone

February 18, 2020

Via: StateScoop

As Jennifer Pahlka moves on from her role as Code for America’s chief executive, the nonprofit she founded a decade ago now includes 25,000 fellows and volunteers nationwide. She says she isn’t worried about the organization’s ability to continue improving […]


Networking, Software, Tech

Four technologies that have got the biggest potential to change your healthcare for the better

January 13, 2020

Via: ZDnet

While it’s exciting to think of the long-term impact of brain-computer interfaces and virtual reality in healthcare, digital leaders in the NHS face the much more immediate challenge of using constrained budgets to help improve administrative processes and patient outcomes. […]


Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Tech

T-Mobile Turns On 5G: What You Need to Know

December 2, 2019

Via: Fortune

T-Mobile turned on its super-fast 5G mobile network on Monday, finally catching up with rivals AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. But T-Mobile is following a different strategy than the rest of the industry, emphasizing broader coverage over achieving the fastest download […]