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AT&T’s attempt to stall Google Fiber construction thrown out by judge

AT&T sued Louisville over pole attachment rule, but judge says rule is valid. Enlarge (credit: Google Fiber) AT&T has lost a court case in which it tried to stall construction by Google Fiber in Louisville, Kentucky. AT&T sued the local govern.....»»

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Oldest Antarctic ice ever found shows climate of 2.7 million years ago

And they didn’t even have to drill deep. (credit: NASA/EO) Antarctic ice cores have recorded an impressive span of climatic history for us, covering the last 800,000 years. But scientists are greedy, always looking to go back just a little f.....»»

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New feature in iOS 11 quickly and temporarily disables Touch ID

Prevent your fingers from unlocking your iPhone when you're in a sticky situation. Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple is slated to release iOS 11 to all users this fall, but with the public beta available for anyone to try, some previou.....»»

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Neo-Nazi Daily Stormer loses its Russian domain, too

Russian official cites "strict regime" for combatting extremism online. Putin us on. (credit: Presidential Press and Information Office) When the Daily Stormer lost control of its .com domain in the face of a social media protest, the infamous.....»»

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Health benefits of wind and solar offset all subsidies

Estimated economic benefits of renewables in the US is $87 billion. Enlarge Wind and solar energy are obviously essential in reducing carbon emissions, but they also have a remarkable side effect: saving lives. As they edge out fossil fuels,.....»»

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AT&T loses lawsuit in which it tried to thwart Google Fiber construction

AT&T sued Louisville over pole attachment rule, but judge says rule is valid. Enlarge (credit: Google Fiber) AT&T has lost a court case in which it tried to stall construction by Google Fiber in Louisville, Kentucky. AT&T sued the local govern.....»»

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FCC’s claim that it was hit by DDoS should be investigated, lawmakers say

FCC hasn't shown proof that it was attacked, Democrats say in call for probe. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Kheng ho Toh) Two Democratic members of Congress today called for an independent investigation into the Federal Communications Commi.....»»

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We may have caught supernova debris slamming into neighboring stars

Many stars have companions that will be in the line of fire when the star explodes. Enlarge / When the smaller star finally explodes, its companion will obviously get hit by the debris. (credit: Fermilab) Supernovae are some of the most energe.....»»

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Cox starts charging $50 extra per month for unlimited data

Or you can get another 500GB for an extra $30 every month. (credit: Cox) Cox is now charging its customers $50 extra each month for unlimited data. Cox also introduced a $30-per-month charge that adds 500GB to the standard 1TB data pla.....»»

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Yes, it really has taken NASA 11 years to develop a parachute

NASA's acting chief technologist says the agency is limited by political emphasis. Enlarge / A test model of the Orion spacecraft, with its parachutes, is tested in Arizona. (credit: NASA) Last week, NASA’s acting chief technologist, Douglas.....»»

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Another feature slips out of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Story Remix's jawdropping 3D capabilities won't be there on day one. Story Remix. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is losing another of its more exciting features. In July, Microsoft said that the Timeline and Pick Up Where I Left O.....»»

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Major revamp of the Google app starts rolling out to Android users

New card stream promotes news above the predictive cards Google Now was famous for. The Google Feed, Google's revamp and rebrand of its "Google Now" card feed inside of the Google app, is rolling.....»»

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Without Nathan Drake, Uncharted: Lost Legacy is still just Uncharted

Review: By-the-numbers spin-off doesn't quite sell its new protagonists. Enlarge / I'm legit proud of this screenshot, even though I didn't really do much except hit a button. Can Uncharted really be Uncharted without Nathan Drake? For nearl.....»»

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Democrats want investigation of net neutrality comment system outage

FCC hasn't shown proof that it was attacked, Democrats say in call for probe. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Kheng ho Toh) Two Democratic members of Congress today called for an independent investigation into the Federal Communications Commi.....»»

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FDA slams more homeopaths for playing fast and loose with toxic chemicals

Homeolab failed FDA inspection and sold “adulterated” infant products, agency said. Enlarge / Contains belladonna, aka deadly nightshade. (credit: Homeolab) The Food and Drug Administration sent a sharp letter this month to a Canadian-bas.....»»

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Racist Daily Stormer moves to Russian domain after losing .com address [Updated]

The site was barely offline for 24 hours. Enlarge (credit: Susan Melkisethian) Update (8/16): By around 4pm Eastern time, the site had gone down again after CloudFlare dropped support. Our original article follows. Earlier this week, the inf.....»»

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Lawsuit revived over Apple retail workers’ pay during security checks

Dispute has widespread ramifications about pay for time spent in security checks. Enlarge (credit: sammy owen) Should Apple retail workers in California be paid for time spent having their purses, backpacks and other belongings checked to make.....»»

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CloudFlare CEO says his Daily Stormer takedown was “arbitrary” and “dangerous”

"I woke up this morning in a bad mood and decided to kick them off the Internet." Enlarge / Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince at a 2014 TechCrunch Disrupt conference in London. (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for TechCrunch) Until recently, C.....»»

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CloudFlare CEO: “The people behind the Daily Stormer are assholes”

CloudFlare CEO Matthew Prince argues no one should have the power he has. Enlarge / Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince at a 2014 TechCrunch Disrupt conference in London. (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for TechCrunch) Until recently, CloudFlar.....»»

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Web hosting, CDN companies torn as to how to respond to racist websites

Dreamhost, meanwhile, "will host any website as long as its content is legal." Enlarge (credit: Squarespace) Some tech companies that provide hosting, domain, and CDN services to many of the most prominent hate groups are now re-evaluating tho.....»»

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