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Ajit Pai Promised Cheaper Internet -- Real Prices Rose 19% Instead

The average US home-Internet bill increased 19 percent during the first three years of the Trump administration, disproving former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's claim that deregulation lowered prices, according to a new report.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 8th, 2021

Best Prime Day webcam deals for 2021: The best sales and prices

If you're still using a basic webcam or your laptop's default webcam, it might finally be time to invest in an upgrade with this year's Prime Day webcam deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Best Prime Day Philips Hue deals for 2021

Prime Day is here and with it comes plenty of amazing Prime Day Philips Hue deals. Here's what to look for when buying and the best prices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

A Real Estate Mogul Will Spend $100 Million to Fix Social Media Using Blockchain

"Frank McCourt, the billionaire real estate mogul and former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is pouring $100 million into an attempt to rebuild the foundations of social media," reports Bloomberg: The effort, which he has loftily named Project Lib.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Don’t buy an iPad today — wait until tomorrow

From the iPad Air to the iPad Pro, there are sure to be plenty of amazing deals around this Prime Day -- but wait until tomorrow for the best prices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 25 min. ago

How to tell an early Prime Day deal won’t be cheaper tomorrow

With so many great Prime Day deals around, how do you know the deal you've seen won't be cheaper tomorrow? Here's how to nab the cheapest deals today......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 25 min. ago

The US Navy"s Plans for a Railgun Are Finally Dead

Anyone who's played Quake remembers the railgun weapon. The U.S. Navy spent $500 million trying to build a real one, according to Popular Mechanics, "using electricity and magnetism instead of gunpowder and chemical energy to accelerate a projectile.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

Maker Spotlight: Michael Albert

First and last name Michael Albert Where are you located?  White Plains, New York What is your day job?  Pop Artist/Owner of Sir Real brand of Natural Foods Do you attend a makerspace/fablab/hackerspace?  Not usually, but I’m lookin.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

Google Funds Linux Kernel Development in Rust

"Google said Thursday it's funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in the Rust programming language, a modernization effort that could bolster the security of the internet and smartphones," reports.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Robotic AI-Powered Ship Tries Retracing Mayflower"s Voyage, Has to Turn Back

Check out this video footage of the sleek Mayflower 400 slicing through the water, hoping to retrace the historic 1620 journey of the famous ship which carried pilgrims to America. Unfortunately, unlike the real Mayflower, this robotic 21st-century.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

With declining prices in Europe, the GPU shortage could be coming to an end

A new report shows up to a 50% drop in European graphics card prices, which could indicate that an end to the GPU shortage may be coming......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

New research reveals why older Australians shy away from taking selfies

Swinburne researchers have collected unique insights that help explain why 50% of older Australia want to do more on the internet, but are reluctant to take selfies and share posts on social media......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

India AI startup Dynopii debuts speech accent changer at Computex 2021

India-based AI startup Dynopii is showing a real-time speech accent changer at the ongoing virtual Computex Taipei 2021, aiming to help solution centers address the pain points of communicating with customers carrying different accents, according to.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

How to watch NASA’s spacewalk at the ISS this Sunday

Two ISS astronauts will embark on their second spacewalk in four days on Sunday, June 20. Here's how you can watch the event in real time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

White House Debuts New Maps Showing Broadband Vacuum

The Biden administration Thursday unveiled a new mapping tool that shows much greater gaps in use of high-speed internet service across the U.S. than the government's previous maps reported. From a report: The White House is pushing for big spending.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Major Australian Banks, US Airlines Briefly Hit By Widespread Internet Outages

Websites of dozens of financial institutions and airlines in Australia and the United States were briefly down on Thursday, in the second major blackout in just over a week caused by a glitch in an important piece of internet infrastructure. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Report Finds Phone Network Encryption Was Deliberately Weakened

A weakness in the algorithm used to encrypt cellphone data in the 1990s and 2000s allowed hackers to spy on some internet traffic, according to a new research paper. Motherboard: The paper has sent shockwaves through the encryption community because.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Why the Bitcoin bust could finally bring down inflated GPU prices

The recent Bitcoin bust affected more than just the cryptocurrency market. Experts speculate that it may also lead to a drop in the price of RTX 3080......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Google Backs Linux Project To Make Android, Chrome OS Harder To Hack

Google said Thursday it's funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in the Rust programming language, a modernization effort that could bolster the security of the internet and smartphones. From a re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Two obscure service providers briefly broke the internet. It could happen again

For the second time in 10 days, a giant chunk of the internet briefly broke because of an outage at a company most people have probably never heard of......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Another service outage briefly broke the internet. It could happen again

For the second time in 10 days, a giant chunk of the internet briefly broke because of an outage at a company most people have probably never heard of......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021