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Verizon continues pushing LTE as replacement for fiber

In 1993, Verizon signed an agreement with New Jersey that provided the company with near $13 billion in subsidies and tax cuts in exchange for a promise to wire all of the state with 45 Mbps fixed-line broadband by 2010. Although the New Jersey State Board of Public Utilities said in 2012 that …

Net Neutrality

Why mobile web apps are slow

I’ve had an unusual number of interesting conversations spin out of my previous article documenting that mobile web apps are slow. This has sparked …

Web Applications

Apple hiring software engineers to work on fingerprint tech at Authentec’s Melbourne Design Center?

A new job listing on Apple.com could add fire to the rumors that Apple is considering including fingerprint technology in upcoming devices.<p>The job posting seeking a software engineer to write “low-level code to configure and control hardware” is the only listing on Apple’s site located at the …

Facebook Home leaked app disabled, screen stays dark

Modaco<p>Pre-release Facebook Home APKs were leaked this morning, but Facebook has moved quickly to shut them down. Users that were able to get their hands on the leaked apps are now reporting a black background with just their profile picture.<p>The three leaked APKs that were leaked this morning by …

Apps

Rumor claims Mac Pro update coming this month

According to an unverified rumor from <i>MacDailyNews</i>, Apple will announce the next generation of its Mac Pro line sometime this month.<p>Apple will announce its replacement for the company’s Mac Pro lineup this month, a source who has been correct about Apple product matters in the past has just informed …

Looking for a Latin American Seed Fund? Try the Colombian Government

"That's where the money is."<p>Grooveshark creator Andres Barreto is placing a bet on Colombia.<p>Barreto, who founded the music sharing site before he hit 20 and has built tech companies everywhere from Gainesville to Guadalajara, thinks Colombia could skip its "industrial revolution" and transform …

Intel shows off speedier Thunderbolt tech

Intel today announced the next generation of its Thunderbolt technology, which doubles the speed and works with previous inputs.<p>The technology, which Intel announced at the National Association of Broadcasters conference today, supports up to 20Gbps bidirectionally (up from 10). That extra speed …

HTC profits smacked by delayed launch of HTC One

The late launch of the HTC One smartphone put a damper on HTC's first-quarter profits.<p>For the quarter ending in March, net profit plummeted to 85 million Taiwanese dollars ($2.85 million), a fall from 10.9 billion Taiwanese dollars ($363 million) a year ago and the company's lowest quarterly profit …

Microsoft’s Next Xbox Said To Shift To x86 Architecture Courtesy Of AMD System-On-A-Chip

Microsoft’s next Xbox, which could get an initial unveiling as early as next month, will use an AMD system-on-a-chip according to a new Bloomberg report. The new AMD SoC will mean that Microsoft is moving to an x86-based system architecture, which Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 4 is also adopting. The …

JOHNNY STEAMS

Text by Nikka Sarthou and Photos by Johnny Steams.<p>A fast-food bestseller, the burger is almost always present in diners and comfort food joints. In …

Make Yourself an Expert

“I don’t know what we’d do without him!” That’s what an executive in a Fortune 100 company recently told us about a brilliant project leader. We’ve heard the same sentiment expressed about many highly skilled specialists during the hundred-plus interviews we’ve conducted as part of our research …

Obama pushes gun-control measures in Colo. speech

President Obama is revving up his campaign for new gun-control legislation with visits to states that are engaged in the same debate.<p>President Obama is looking to rally gun control backers in Washington by trumpeting the success of allies in states like Colorado and Connecticut.<p>Facing a tough …

N.Y. bribery case sparks calls for campaign reform

Good-government groups say the state needs to install a public-financing system.<p>ALBANY, N.Y. -- Good-government groups said Wednesday that New York should quickly adopt campaign-finance reform in an effort to rebuild public confidence after a massive bribery scandal broke Tuesday.<p>The groups for …

N. Korea approves 'merciless' attack on U.S.

It is the latest escalation of tensions between the Koreas and the U.S.<p>Hours after North Korea said that it had final approval to launch "merciless" military strikes on the United States, South Korea's defense minister said North Korea has moved a missile with "considerable range" to its east coast.<p>…

North Korea threats: US to move missile defences to Guam

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/967000/967234_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534403379_d8cbb6341a6fc8c5e1c09d7f19092085<p><b>The US is sending a missile shield to the Pacific island of Guam as North Korea threatens nuclear strikes.</b><p>The Pentagon said the shield would be ready …

North Korea

Facebook Home screenshots reveal squeaky clean interface

The Facebook Home launcher/app is expected to debut on the HTC First, previously known as the Myst, at Facebook’s Android event tomorrow.<p>Now, a set of screenshots have been posted by <i>9to5Google</i> that could reveal what the interface of the HTC First will look like. If real, the screenshots, which …

Twitter’s Mobile App Now Includes Support For Twitter’s New “App Cards”

Following its announcement yesterday, Twitter has today updated its mobile applications with support for the new Twitter App Cards feature. According to the Twitter app’s page in Apple’s iTunes App Store, version 5.5 of the app brings a number of improvements, including the ability to “help you …

One Year Later, Nearly Half Of Instagram’s 100 Million Users Are On Android

Instagram has been around for what feels like forever, but it seems like just yesterday that the app migrated over to Android after being a long-time iOS exclusive. Today marks one year of Instagram’s presence on Android, and to celebrate the company shared on its blog that in just that short time …

Disney shuttering LucasArts, moving to licensed games model

Disney has shut down LucasArts, the video game arm of the Lucas entertainment empire, laying off its staff and ceasing its development of two forthcoming "Star Wars" games.<p>"After evaluating our position in the games market, we've decided to shift LucasArts from an internal development to a …

Check Out Cellular Data Coverage In Advance With 'Coverage?' For iOS

In all the fuss of 4G launches, LTE coverage, and handsets defaulting back to HSPA+42, finding answers to simple questions such as ‘will I get coverage?’ is a challenge in itself. But as the marketing slogan says, ‘there’s an app for that.’<p>Recently updated with T-Mobile’s LTE and 1900 mHz 3G …

Google forks WebKit with new Blink rendering engine for Chrome and Opera

Big news for the web today: Google has announced that it's going to stop using WebKit as the rendering engine that's behind displaying web pages in Chrome. Instead, it's forking WebKit to create its own rendering engine, called "Blink." The move, Google says, is to speed up development on Chrome …

The 12 Things That Successfully Convert a Great Idea Into a Reality

How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time – nothing. Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money to …

Apple earnings in three weeks: Everything depends on iPhone and iPad sales

Earnings season is back upon us, and one of the most anticipated earnings conference calls has got to be Apple’s. The company announced its next investor call today on its investor website: Tuesday April 23, at 2 p.m. Pacific time.<p>Revenue will definitely be down from the company’s traditionally big …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

19 Warning Signs That You Might Be An Entrepreneur

The line between insanity and entrepreneurship is razor thin (and at times, non-existent). Envisioning a world that no one else sees can accurately …

Arrow - "Unfinished Business" Preview

"Unfinished Business" - When a young woman meets a violent death after partying at Verdant, Detective Lance and his new partner, Detective Hilton …