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FCC’s favors for Sinclair are the natural byproduct of a pro-industry agenda

By | 2017-08-16T13:52:03+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Several Representatives are asking for an official explanation for why so many of the FCC’s actions seem to benefit Sinclair Broadcast Group, and a great New York Times report details a rather cozy relationship between the two. There’s no big conspiracy, though. Sinclair benefits because the FCC is deregulating the broadcast and broadband

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Separating fiction from feasibility in the future of drone delivery

By | 2017-08-16T12:45:57+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Jon is the CEO and co-founder of Kittyhawk.io, providing drone operations software to UAV operators and large commercial UAV teams spanning insurance, inspection, construction, energy, media and entertainment industries. From donuts to life-saving anti-venom, drone delivery draws attention to what the technology might look like in a few short years. While the full

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Glass back to make iPhone 7s thicker than the iPhone 7, rumor says

By | 2017-08-16T20:47:19+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

As you may already know, Apple is expected to introduce three new smartphones at a special event taking place at some point in September. Aside from the new iPhone 8 (with a near-bezelless OLED screen), the company will also unveil the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus. These are to be similar to their

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Calling all teachers, educators and mentors: apply to bring your class to Disrupt SF

By | 2017-08-16T11:29:29+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Applications are now open for student groups to attend Disrupt SF at Pier 48 on September 19 (Tuesday) or September 20 ( Wednesday). The program is part of Include, TechCrunch’s diversity program aimed at facilitating opportunities for underrepresented groups in tech to gain better access to the startup scene. For the past several Disrupts, TC has worked informally and formally

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What Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others are doing to tackle hate speech

By | 2017-08-16T00:32:09+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Facebook|

This weekend’s events in Charlottesville, VA left one person dead, 30 people injured and poured more kerosene onto the fire of national debate around hate groups and free speech. For all the decades of talk about the internet as a great uniter across geographical and ideological divides, it’s just as often used as

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Facebook’s News Feed gets a slight redesign on mobile

By | 2017-08-16T19:34:01+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Facebook constantly tweaks the content it shows in its News Feed, but today the social network has announced a different type of change coming - a redesign. It's not going to be a radical departure from what the News Feed used to look like, mind you - just added polish here and there.

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Google Pixel 2 shows up at the FCC with Android 8.0.1, Active Edge squeeze feature

By | 2017-08-16T18:19:36+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Following a barrage of leaks about it, Google's upcoming Pixel 2 has decided to stop by the FCC. The certification process has thankfully resulted in a few screenshots from the phone's UI, which reveal a few (more) details about it. First off, the Pixel 2 is made by HTC, as previously revealed by

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Google Allo finally has a web client, only pairs with Android phones at the moment

By | 2017-08-16T17:05:03+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Allo, one of what feels like dozens of different messaging apps from Google, finally has a web version starting today. This was by far one of the most requested features since the service debuted last year, and it's still unclear why it took so many months for it to arrive. Anyway, it's here.

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Overcoming the Lost Decade of Information Security in ICS Networks

By | 2017-08-16T16:02:46+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: CyberSecurity|

If you thought things were bad in the world of IT network security over the past decade, I have an incredibly bleak thesis to present to you. Despite the collective failures in that space – leading to billions in stolen intellectual property, massive intelligence gains like OPM, hundreds of millions of stolen identities,

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Galaxy Note9 may have a breathalyzer built into the S Pen, patent reveals

By | 2017-08-16T15:28:29+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Now that the Galaxy Note8 is almost official, it's time to turn our attention to its successor, which we're going to call Note9 because it just makes the most sense. According to a newly unearthed patent application by Samsung, this model (or any other future Note-branded phablet) could sport a very interesting new

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