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FCC adds 2 weeks to comment period for the proposal to eliminate net neutrality rules

 The comment period for the FCC’s proposal to roll back the net neutrality rules established in 2015 was originally August 16 — next Wednesday. But after advocacy organizations asked the agency to add time to the clock in order to

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The value of analytics and big data in digital transformation

Big data and analytics are topics firmly embedded in our business dialogue. The amount of data we’re now generating is astonishing. Cisco predicts that annual global IP traffic will reach 3.3 ZB per year by 2021 and that the number of devices

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Will the Rift Between Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell Last?

Ryan Lizza on the growing feud between Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell following McConnell’s failure to repeal and replace Obamacare and Trump’s North Korea comments. Go to Source

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Volkswagen upsizes California camper van with XXL concept

“Westfalia” is undoubtedly the most famous name in Volkswagen camper van lore, but “California” has also claimed its place in the VW camper van lexicon. Launched as a Westfalia model in 1988, the California eventually became Volkswagen’s own in house-built

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Volkswagen upsizes California camper van with XXL concept

“Westfalia” is undoubtedly the most famous name in Volkswagen camper van lore, but “California” has also claimed its place in the VW camper van lexicon. Launched as a Westfalia model in 1988, the California eventually became Volkswagen’s own in house-built

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Containers have long-term value in the enterprise

In an era where the preferred application platform is the cloud and DevOps is set to drive performance in today’s digital economy, industry skeptics still view containers as “over-hyped,” with no long-term value in the enterprise. However, with large investments

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Natalie Portman’s Great Bilingual Performance in “Planetarium”

Richard Brody on the new French film “Planetarium,” starring Natalie Portman, Lily-Rose Depp, and Emmanuel Salinger, and directed by Rebecca Zlotowski. Go to Source

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Breezy bamboo sports hall keeps competitors cool in the tropics

While plenty overlook it as a construction material due to its vulnerability to moisture and insects, there are a growing number of designers and architects that see huge potential in bamboo. Some impressive examples can be found in the Asian

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Machine learning can tell if you’re wearing swap-meet Louie

 A wise man once said “The hat mighta had a L V on the back but at the swap meet that ain’t jack,” and now researchers can ensure that the Louis Vuitton or Prada or Coach you bought is the

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Retro paddle board is ready for rum-running

For some people, there’s nothing quite so exquisite as a classic wooden motorboat. Well, Minneapolis-based entrepreneur Kevin Fitzke has taken that aesthetic and applied it to the stand-up paddle board. The resulting watercraft, known as The Bootlegger, is definitely a

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Another record low for Snap after 14% drop post-earnings

 Snap, the Snapchat parent, has had a very difficult ride in the stock market since debuting in March. After pricing its IPO at $17 and then reaching highs of $27, the company has fallen to less than half that. After

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New Kodi update arrives — download it now!

Kodi has been in the news a lot lately, and not for the best reasons. While the software itself isn’t illegal, using third-party add-ons to watch copyrighted content is, and many of those add-ons have been pulled recently following threats

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SoundCloud lives!

While streaming services such as Apple Music and Spotify are all the rage nowadays, they aren’t necessarily enough. Independent artists aren’t always served well by the aforementioned services. A platform like SoundCloud can be preferable, allowing an artist to experiment and share songs with

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Windows 10 Mobile-powered Elite X3 doesn’t sell, so HP hikes the price

HP is not one of the most pragmatic players in the smartphone industry, so its decision to release the Elite X3 flagship with Windows 10 Mobile when the platform was clearly dead hardly raised any eyebrows. Hiking the price nearly a

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SoundCloud saved by emergency funding as CEO steps aside

 SoundCloud has just closed the necessary funding round to keep the struggling music service afloat. CEO Alex Ljung will step aside though remain chairman as former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor replaces him. Mike Weissman will become COO as co-founder and

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What was Benchmark thinking?

 Yesterday, Benchmark, the powerful venture firm and a major Uber shareholder, filed a lawsuit against recently the company’s recently ousted CEO Travis Kalanick in a remarkable move. The suit seeks to remove Kalanick from the board, while eliminating three additional board positions that

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Phishing is the top threat faced by organizations

Both users and their endpoint devices are the primary target for cyber criminals with phishing being the most prevalent threat according to a new report. The study from research and education specialist the SANS Institute finds security professionals rate phishing

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Best Windows 10 apps this week

Two-hundred-and-forty-three in a series. Welcome to this week’s overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Windows Store in the past seven days. This week saw only a couple of new releases for Windows

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La Bohème tiny house squeezes a lot of home into a little space

As we’ve mentioned before, French laws require tiny houses to be very small and light compared to their counterparts over in North America. With this in mind, it’s all the more impressive that French firm Baluchon managed to squeeze so

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La Bohème tiny house squeezes a lot of home into a little space

As we’ve mentioned before, French laws require tiny houses to be very small and light compared to their counterparts over in North America. With this in mind, it’s all the more impressive that French firm Baluchon managed to squeeze so

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