Al Creagh

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FCC to discuss zero-rating with AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently wrote to AT&T, Comcast and T-Mobile, asking them to a meeting to understand whether their programs to exempt certain online services from customers’ data caps are in violation of net neutrality principles.<p>On the surface, it sounds like those …

Telecoms

Slack cofounder: ‘We’ve done a sh**ty job of telling people how to use Slack’

If you follow business software even just a little bit, you’ve probably heard about Slack, a team communication app that bears some resemblance to chat rooms and Internet Relay Chat (IRC) clients. People have been signing up for Slack to chat with their colleagues — and sometimes also friends — …

Chatbots

The Internet Is A Huge Energy Suck

But we love it anyway<p>The internet is an amazing thing. It connects the most remote, far-flung corners of the world with the busiest metropolises, allowing people around the world to learn, do business, and look at adorable puppy gifs.<p>But with great power comes ... huge energy costs? A new SciShow …

Internet of Things

Apple reaches agreement for poaching battery engineers

Apple and electric car battery maker A123 Systems have nearly reached a settlement, after A123 filed a federal lawsuit accusing Apple of poaching its top engineers and scientists to build its own battery division.<p>Court filings from A123 this week revealed the company asked a federal judge to grant …

Electric Vehicles

Microsoft aims to get tough on security with its Edge browser

The software giant is building tighter security into its browser designed specifically for the upcoming Windows 10.<p>Microsoft is trying to make users feel more safe and secure with its new Edge Web browser.<p>Designed specifically for Windows 10, Edge is Microsoft's attempt to move past the legacy of …

Software

When More Sex Can Make You Less Happy

If you're looking for a boost in happiness, having more sex may not be your best bet. New research suggests that upping the frequency of sex can make …

See Over 50 Years of Glamour on the Cannes Red Carpet

From Elizabeth Taylor to Lupita Nyong'o.<p>The Cannes film festival, one of the most glamorous festivals that's ever existed, kicks off on May 17. In anticipation of the over-the-top red carpet, we're looking back at some of the festival's most memorable gown moments—from Elizabeth Taylor in the '50s …

Grace Kelly

Google Finally Goes All In On Cloud Internally

Google announced this week that it was going all in on the cloud. It doesn’t seem like a bold statement for a company that was one of its earliest proponents, but The Wall Street Journal reports today Google is moving almost all of its internal applications to the Internet.<p>Consider that as recently …

Woman fired after disabling work app that tracked her movements 24/7

A woman in California claims to have been fired from her job after uninstalling an app on her smartphone that her employer used to track her movements 24 hours a day. Myrna Arias, a former employee of money transfer firm Intermex, says she was told to keep her phone on at all times and was …

'Minecraft' most streamed video game in YouTube's history

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Minecraft" has built a big reputation on YouTube.<p>The video streaming service announced Wednesday that content featuring the …

Gaming

Infographic: 22 Vegan Sources of Iron

Thinking about going vegan but wondering if you'll get enough iron? This nifty infographic by <i>Vegans of Instagram</i> gives you the lowdown on 22 …

Nutrition

You don't have to go all veg to live longer, study finds

People don’t have to go all the way vegan or even vegetarian to lower their risk of heart disease. Even a few changes—cutting out some meat and eating more plant foods— can improve health, researchers reported Thursday.<p>The findings come from a giant, ongoing study of more than 450,000 people living …