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Get Ready for Your Internet Bill to Soar

True competition among Internet providers remains a dream for consumers.<p>“Infrastructure deployment requires the expectation of a healthy return on …

Net Neutrality

Time-Saving #FlipTips from a Daily Commuter

Not many people say this, but I love my morning commute! I’ve got 25 minutes to enjoy my coffee, listen to some music, catch up on news, and do a little Flipboard curating. If you’re an active Flipboard user like me, you probably have a lot of great magazines, sections and topics saved. Where to …

Get self-destructing Gmail emails with Dmail

Chrome web extension allows you to revoke access to sent emails whenever you like<p>Last month, Google introduced an "Undo Send" option for all Gmail users, allowing anybody to recall messages up to 30 seconds after sending them. However, if 30 seconds isn't enough time for you to spot an error (or …

Apps

North Korea marks Korean War anniversary with threat to 'leave no Americans alive'

North Korea rails against US imperialism as the reclusive state celebrates 62 years since an armistice brought the three-year Korean War to an end<p>North Korean leaders have warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive, as the reclusive state marked …

The Internet Of Sound

Patrick Bergel Contributor<p>Patrick Bergel is a creative technologist and one of the founders of Chirp, a platform for sharing data with sound.<p>How do birds communicate? By singing. And now it’s the turn of the machines. A new crop of businesses are now creating what’s referred to as the Internet of …

Internet of Things

U.N. Says It Did "The Best It Could" After Aid Worker Raped In South Sudan

"The agency concerned believes that [under these] complex circumstances it did the best it could," a spokesperson said at the U.N.'s daily press briefing.<p>A United Nations spokesperson said on Monday that the agency that contracted a man accused of raping an aid worker on a U.N. base in South Sudan …

Chinese factory that produced 41,000 counterfeit iPhones shut down after some made it to the U.S.

Beijing police have raided and closed down a factory which employed hundreds of workers on six production lines to make more than 41,000 counterfeit iPhones – some of which made it to the United States, reports <i>Reuters.</i> The total value of the fake phones was estimated at 120M Yuan ($19M). While the …

These Are the Most Ingenious Gadgets From CES 2015

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Gear & Gadgets

Here are the popular routes that will be cheaper to fly this year

There’s good news for those who resolved to travel more in 2015. Overall, ticket prices will be cheaper globally, thanks to lower fuel prices, and a forecast economic pickup in some regions that could help drive flyer demand and airline capacity. That’s according to a data-heavy report (pdf) by …

Flying

Keep your baby off Twitter!

Parents are starting their children’s online lives early — and it’s bad for kids and adults<p>"When do you become a brand?" asks Darren Rovell in a Wednesday trend story for New York. "Some people say it's for people who achieved something. I would argue that in some sense you become a brand the …