Manny Soto

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Net Neutrality May Have New Life

Weeks after a court struck down the FCC's net neutrality rules, Democratic lawmakers have drafted a bill to reinstate the policy.<p>Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate introduced legislation on Monday to restore net neutrality rules that prevent broadband Internet providers …

Net Neutrality

Cisco: The U.S. officially enters the gigabyte era of mobile data consumption

Mobile users the world over came close to doubling their mobile data consumption between 2012 and 2013 as average monthly usage peaked well over 1 GB …

Graphene: the next big thing in mobile displays?

Display technology is moving at a very fast pace these days. Smartphone display resolutions are already surpassing that of most television sets, and manufacturers are working hard on flexible display technology, which doesn’t appear to be too far away. But display technology isn’t all about …

Nanotech

Turkish Parliament Passes Internet Censorship Legislation

Parliament, where Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party has a majority, voted in favor of the articles, which allow the telecommunications authority to block access to material within four hours without obtaining a prior court order.<p>The move coincides with a graft inquiry, portrayed by Erdogan …

Apple needs to catch Samsung, Amazon in displays, researcher says

Apple risks falling behind in display tech in 2014, DisplayMate Technologies said in a research note.<p>Echoing an earlier note, DisplayMate Technologies Raymond Soneira said this week that "Apple has recently given up the lead in displays -- now Amazon, Google, LG, and Samsung are launching products …

Kindle Fire

Windows 8.1 Update 1 now rumored to arrive in April

Microsoft is currently preparing a PC-focused "Update 1" to Windows 8.1. While an early version of the update leaked online earlier this week, the software maker is now believed to be preparing a final release in April. Initial reports suggested Microsoft would aim to deliver Windows 8.1 Update 1 …

Mozilla revamping Firefox OS's app launcher

Firefox OS, Mozilla's smartphone operating system, is getting a new app for launching apps.<p>"The app integrates the contextual adaptive app search from EverythingMe with the Firefox for Android Web browser to offer users a personalized and customizable Web experience that is fun and intuitive," …

Software

Don't Believe The Hype: These New Services Won't Protect You From The NSA

On its website, the company Private WiFi sells virtual private networks that it says can resist government snooping. “Don’t want the government to know what you are doing? Then it’s time to get a VPN," the company says.<p>Another such company, HideIPVPN, makes a similar promise.“NSA and FBI are spying …