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Frontier exits bankruptcy, claims it will double fiber-to-the-home footprint

Frontier plans 3 million new fiber lines—but 8M others would be stuck on copper. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Rafe Swan) Frontier Communications emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, saying that it plans to double its fiber-to-the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMay 4th, 2021

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:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 47 min. ago

Without commuter traffic, pandemic-era drivers are speeding up, increasing noise pollution

When millions of Americans began working from home, city traffic halted. Although the air became cleaner, researchers discovered that sound levels increased in nature conservation areas due to cars driving faster......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 46 min. ago

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia's Greater Angkor region was home to 700,000-900,000 people......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Best cheap 8K TV deals for May 2021

When nothing but the very best for your home theater setup will do, then there's an option even better than 4K TVs, and that's 8K TVs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 47 min. ago

Ajit Pai promised cheaper Internet—real prices rose 19 percent instead

Home-Internet prices rose four times faster than inflation in Trump era. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | MirageC) The average US home-Internet bill increased 19 percent during the first three years of the Trump administration, disproving forme.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

Using probiotic bacteria to protect against coral bleaching

Images of bare, naked white coral reefs have been increasingly circulating around the world. The typically colorful reefs of tropical oceans, which are home to many species of the marine ecosystem, are suffering from rising water temperatures due to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Nintendo"s Disastrous Wii U Proves To Be the Switch"s Secret Weapon

Nintendo's worst-selling home console, the Wii U, continues to be the source for some of its biggest hits on the record-setting Nintendo Switch. From a report: With the Switch, Nintendo is putting on a clinic about how to turn prior failure into fort.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 15 min. ago

Coming Home: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission to Begin Return from Deep Space

Robotic spacecraft begins its two-year voyage to bring back 300-gram soil sample from asteroid Bennu It’s a good thing robotic spacecraft are not sentient, because if they were, they would probably hate us. Their reward for a job well done ha.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News19 hr. 47 min. ago

How to use your business plan to grow your company

If you’re starting your own company or even a small freelance business at home, you need a business plan. A business plan is a roadmap that explains what your business does and outlines your business goals and your action plan to achieve them. It a.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 46 min. ago

Supernovae twins open up new possibilities for precision cosmology

Cosmologists have found a way to double the accuracy of measuring distances to supernova explosions—one of their tried-and-true tools for studying the mysterious dark energy that is making the universe expand faster and faster. The results from the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 47 min. ago

What to look for in a smart home security system

Your home is meant to be to be your own private space where you can relax, unwind, have fun with family and friends, and feel safe and comfortable at all times. And while no-one wants to think about being the victim of a home robbery or break-in, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

HP launches a work-from-home PC to take on the new iMac

Though it may look like Apple's redesigned iMac, HP's EliteOne 800 all-in-one is an enterprise desktop with A.I. smarts made for video calls......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Lenovo"s Yoga X features an HDMI input, allowing the Android tablet to double as a portable monitor

XDA spotted a Lenovo post on Chinese social media site Weibo showing an Android tablet with an HDMI input. The device is hooked up to a docked Nintendo switch running Mario Kart Deluxe 8, though it would work with other consoles and compatible machin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Enabot’s new roving camera is like Star Wars’ BB-8 for the home

The Ebo Air and Ebo SE are BB-8-like robots that roam around your home and keep an eye on activity, pets, and relatives......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Intel employee claims first discrete gaming GPU is ‘right around the corner’

Intel is expanding its range of graphics cards soon. The DG2 cards are coming, and they'll apparently take on the top offerings AMD and Nvidia......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Introduces the World’s First 2-nm Node Chip

New chip milestone offers greater efficiency and performance IBM has become the first in the world to introduce a 2-nanometer (nm) node chip. IBM claims this new chip will improve performance by 45 percent using the same amount of power, o.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Zero to hero: Overlooked material could help reduce our carbon footprint

It is now well known that carbon dioxide is the biggest contributor to climate change and originates primarily from burning of fossil fuels. While there are ongoing efforts around the world to end our dependence on fossil fuels as energy sources, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Kids with a desk and a quiet place to study do better in school, data shows

Ask what students need to learn at home, and the answer often involves access to Wi-Fi or a digital device. For example, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 sets aside US$7.1 billion to support access to high-speed internet for schools and libraries.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

First tenants move into 3D-printed home in Eindhoven

A boulder-shaped concrete house in the Netherlands has become the first lived-in 3D-printed home in the country after its tenants received the key on April 30. Read more A boulder-shaped concrete house in the Netherlands has become the first.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM 2nm chip breakthrough claims more power with less energy

Next-gen processor tech gives more performance with less energy use, IBM claims......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021