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The FCC wants to charge you $225 to review your complaints

Under current rules, the Commission is required to hear your opinion<p>On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will be voting to ensure they won’t have to read your complaints anymore — and Democratic House members are not happy about it.<p>Two high-ranking Democrats on the Energy and Commerce …

Net Neutrality

FBI charges former Apple employee with stealing trade secrets from self-driving car project

The employee was allegedly trying to get a job at Alibaba-backed Xiaopeng Motors<p>An engineer who worked on Apple’s secretive autonomous car project allegedly stole trade secrets for a Chinese car startup backed by Alibaba, according to new charges filed by the FBI.<p>Xiaolang Zhang, who worked for …

Autonomous Vehicle

Federal court rules that TSA agents can’t be sued for false arrests, abuse, or assault

TSA agents are legally not “law enforcement” officers<p>TSA agents and security screeners can’t be sued for false arrests, abuse, or assault, according to a ruling from a federal appeals court in <i>Pellegrino v. the United States of America Transportation Security Administration</i>, reports travel news and …

tsaagents

Microsoft says it doesn’t work on ICE facial recognition and calls for federal regulation

After a confusing series of communications, Microsoft said today that, contrary to claims in a company blog post, the services it provides to Immigration and Customs Enforcement are not being used for facial recognition. The company also called for federal regulation of facial recognition in …

Surveillance

Zombieland 2 is officially happening

A decade after the original<p>Ruben Fleischer’s 2009 zombie film <i>Zombieland</i> is officially getting a sequel, with the director and original cast set to return, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>. The movie is expected to begin production in January, and hit theaters in October 2019.<p><i>Zombieland 2</i> will …

Woody Harrelson

The Best Zelda-Like Adventure Game on iPhone

Splurging on a $7.99 iOS game is not something I make a habit out of, but Oceanhorn is well worth the price. While some will dismiss it as a Zelda-like action adventure, I would argue that even calling it that is a compliment. Especially since you can’t play Zelda on your iPhone—comparing …

In-App Purchases

Locked or Unlocked? Buyers Guide to Used iPhones

You’ve just bought a used iPhone off Craigslist and are getting to transfer your SIM card. You boot up your phone and discover that your phone is Restricted; the device you bought is locked into a specific network provider. Now, here’s the good news; it’s possible to unlock a locked phone. Here’s …

Mobile Technology

2018 MacBook Pro Features 'Fastest SSD Ever' in a Laptop According to Benchmarks

The 2018 MacBook Pros just went on sale yesterday, but Apple was quick about shipping them out and some customers already have the new machines in hand.<p><i>Laptop Mag</i> was able to get one of the new 13-inch 2018 MacBook Pro models and performed some benchmarks to give us an idea of how it measures up to …

MacBook Pro

Evidence grows that an HPV screen beats a Pap test at preventing cancer. Switching to a human papillomavirus test may help reduce cases of the disease. : science

Community Details<p>19.0m<p>Subscribers<p>12.3k<p>Online<p>This community is a place to share and discuss new scientific research. Read about the latest advances in …

Hpv

No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your parents always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, their advice was right (were they ever wrong?). Eating a …

Wellness

Hackers and cops hate Apple’s iOS 11.4.1 update

The iOS version debuting today partially deactivates the Lightning port after an iPhone hasn’t been used for an hour. This makes iPhone hacking more difficult, for both criminals and law enforcement.<p>Previously, this feature was available in iOS betas. This is the first time it’s been in a public …

iOS

New Galaxy Leak Reveals Samsung's Decisive Edge Over Apple

Samsung’s Galaxy Note series is a key brand for the South Korean company. If you are talking about the high water mark in terms of sales, you would have to go back to the 40 million Galaxy Note 2 units sold. Since then the smartphone form factor has grown incrementally larger so the phablet space …

Galaxy Note

What Trump's pick of Kavanaugh for Supreme Court means for tech

That critical national security need outweighs the impact on privacy occasioned by [the NSA's collection of telephone metadata].<p>Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Donald Trump

Trump's Trade War Has Its First Victims in the U.S. and China. Here's Who They Are

China’s retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods struck just as one of its biggest meat importers was rushing a shipment from California through Shanghai …

China

Analysts: Apple to discontinue iPhone X & iPhone SE this fall due to ‘pent-up demand’ for new models

As we inch closer to the fall announcement of Apple’s new iPhone models, speculation is starting to gain momentum. Today, BlueFin Research is out with its latest investor note in which the analysts claim Apple will discontinue the iPhone SE and iPhone X this year as focus shifts towards the “iPhone …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft’s Surface Go tablet has a 10-inch screen and starts at $399

The smaller Surface has returned<p>Microsoft is getting back into the cheaper tablet game today with the new Surface Go, a smaller, less powerful take on the popular Surface Pro device. The Go features a 10-inch screen, integrated kickstand, Windows 10, and a similar design to the Surface Pro, and …

Gear & Gadgets

Additional Details About Apple's New MacBook and MacBook Pro Keyboard Service Program

Following a few years of anecdotal complaints, and no less than three lawsuits, Apple on Friday initiated a new worldwide service program offering free repairs of MacBook and MacBook models equipped with low-profile, butterfly mechanism keyboards, which have been a source of frustration for some …

MacBook Pro

T-Mobile Announces New 'FamilyMode' Feature for Monitoring Kids' Online Activity

T-Mobile this morning announced the launch of T-Mobile FamilyMode, a new feature that is designed to let parents monitor and control what their kids are doing on their internet-connected devices.<p>T-Mobile FamilyMode service is available via a FamilyMode app and can also be used with an add-on device …

T-Mobile

Android Switchers Represent 15-20% of iPhone Buyers, Tend to Opt for 'Plus' Models

Most recent Android owners who switch to the iPhone ecosystem tend to opt for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, according to a new report sent to <i>MacRumors</i> today by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. The data was gathered during the fiscal quarter that ended March 31, 2018 and is based on a …

Mobile Technology

How to Use Walkie-Talkie in watchOS 5

Apple's watchOS 5 update, coming this fall to all Apple Watch models with the exception of the original Apple Watch, introduces a fun new feature that mimics old school walkie talkies. With Walkie-Talkie, you can connect to your friends and family and have push-to-talk conversations right on your …

Walkie-talkies

Tech companies just woke up to a big problem with their AI

Tech companies are beginning to accept that the artificial intelligence they’re building their futures on could be flawed. From studies showing that language-processing AI can be sexist to more recent research on facial recognition’s failures on darker skin tones, years of research have erupted …

Artificial Intelligence

Massive Bethesda Sale On Steam Right Now

Steam's Summer Sale is such a massive event that you could miss out on some incredible savings if you don't dig around a bit. A notable chunk of the best games on sale come from Bethesda, a company that's going all out right now, with tons of deep discounts on its games on Steam. The Bethesda deals …

Gaming

Watch this crazy shape-shifting drone transform in mid-air

When you think of a drone, you probably imagine a small machine with four propellers and a camera strapped to the bottom. That’s what most consumer …

Drones

Microsoft is killing off Groove Music iOS and Android apps

Microsoft retired its Groove Music streaming service last year, but promised to keep investing in the app for Windows 10 users. That investment won’t continue for iOS and Android users, though. “Tomorrow we’re notifying customers that on December 1, 2018, the Groove Music iOS and Android apps will …

Apps

Herpes Viruses Linked to Alzheimer's Disease in New Brain Research

A fringe theory about the origins of Alzheimer’s disease—that latent viral infections can sometimes trigger its emergence—has gotten perhaps its most …

Neuroscience

GarageBand lessons are now free for aspiring musicians

GarageBand has long been a useful tool to record music, podcasts and more. Even better, the app is free to download and use on your Mac or iOS devices, making it easy to try. Recent updates have brought enhancements like a portal for free sound packs and a better drum sequencer (on mobile), along …

Drums

Clever keychain multitool packs a ratchet and firestarter

Dubbed EverRatchet, the keychain multi-tool actually has 20 tools in its arsenal. On it you'll find a box opener, bottle opener, scraper, flathead …

Multi-tools

Can You Get a Disease From a Toilet Seat?

The world is filled with disgusting toilets. You might personally prefer toilets that smell okay and aren’t covered in filth, but try telling that to …

Net Neutrality Rules Officially End Today as Democrats 'Less Than 50 Votes' From Advancing Petition in the House

Net neutrality regulations officially expired in the United States earlier this morning, making today the first day of a post-net neutrality internet (via <i>The New York Times</i>). The expiration of the laws comes six months after the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor of repealing net …

Net Neutrality

California Senate passes net neutrality bill

California just edged closer to establishing its own net neutrality law in the wake of the FCC's decision to kill federal measures. The state Senate has passed a bill that would not only institute rules like those the FCC implemented in 2015, but would forbid the practice of zero-rating services to …