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The CIA says that China’s security agencies provided funds for Huawei: report  THE VERGE · 1 day
Earlier this year, the Central Intelligence Agency informed its counterparts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK that Chinese technology company Huawei has... more
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg May Be Held Accountable for Privacy by US FTC: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
US federal regulators are reportedly considering seeking some kind of oversight of Mark Zuckerberg's leadership of Facebook over the social network giant's... more
Fastly, the content delivery network, files for an IPO  TechCrunch · 2 days
Fastly, the content delivery network that’s raised $219 million in financing from investors (according to Crunchbase), is ready for its close up in the public markets. The eight-year-old company is... more
5G networks are almost upon us. Will you be an early adopter? - CNET  CNET · 3 days
CNET Asks: The fifth generation of cellular mobile communications is almost upon us. Will you get your hands on it... more
How the Mueller report indicts social networks  THE VERGE · 3 days
In many ways, our cultural reckoning over social networks and the internet in general began at the end of 2016. Russia had... more
Can the Nighthawk AC1900 replace your Xfinity router?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Yes, as long as you already have a separate modem or are willing to buy one. Using the AC1900 on Xfinity means you can use the full speed of your... more
Instagram Could Hide the Like Count on Photos  MacRumors · 3 days
Instagram has considered hiding the like count on images uploaded to the social network, which would prevent people from seeing... more
Engineering researcher uses network science to understand how materials work  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Using network science -- part of a larger mathematical field called graph theory -- a professor mapped long range atomic forces onto an incredibly complex graph to simulate... more
‘Child’s Play’ trailer gets a smart home makeover, giving Chucky control over connected devices  TechCrunch · 3 days
Oh golly does the new trailer for “Child’s Play” look good. Not only does it have appearances by Aubrey Plaza,... more
Deirdre O’Brien joins Instagram to share photos from global Apple Store tour  9to5Mac · 3 days
Twitter has long been the social network of choice for Apple executives to post updates on, but newly appointed SVP of Retail + People... more
Can science writing be automated?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A team of researchers has developed a neural network, a form of artificial intelligence, that can read scientific papers and render a plain-English summary in a sentence or two. more
Astroscreen raises $1M to detect social media manipulation with machine learning  TechCrunch · 4 days
In an era of social media manipulation and disinformation, we could sure use some help from innovative entrepreneurs. Social networks are now critical to how the... more
Facebook bans UK far right groups and leaders  BBC · 4 days
A dozen named groups and individuals will be purged from the social network, it said. more
Facebook bans UK’s biggest far-right organizations, including EDL, BNP, and Britain First  THE VERGE · 4 days
Facebook has permanently banned the UK’s biggest far-right organizations and leaders, saying they fall under the social network’s new definition of “dangerous individuals and... more
Facebook copied email contacts of 1.5 million users  BBC · 4 days
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says. more
Jio Sets New 4G Availability Record in India, Opensignal Says  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Jio's score grew by close to one percentage point to reach 97.5 percent, up from 96.7 percent about six months ago, said the Opensignal's Mobile Network Experience report. more
Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users  BBC · 4 days
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new uses for almost three years, it says. more
Wonderloop’s networking app lets you swipe left on video profiles instead of pictures  TechCrunch · 4 days
There isn’t much left to be done in online networking apps. We are all familiar with professional (LinkedIn), social (Facebook), realtime (Twitter),... more
FCC moves to deny China Mobile's bid to enter the US market - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The United States is concerned that letting the company access US networks could lead to security threats. more
How-to video maker Jumprope launches to leapfrog YouTube  TechCrunch · 4 days
Sick of pausing and rewinding YouTube tutorials to replay that tricky part? Jumprope is a new instructional social network offering a powerful how-to video slideshow creation tool. Jumprope helps people make step-by-step... more
T-Mobile and Comcast partner to combat robocalls  THE VERGE · 5 days
On Wednesday, T-Mobile and Comcast announced a partnership to combat the industry’s growing robocall problem. Starting today, the companies will begin authenticating... more
Network puts metallic 3D printing on track for automotive series production  nanowerk · 5 days
The partners of the IDAM project will transfer metallic 3D printing into an industrialized and highly automated series process in the automotive industry for the first... more
Ericsson, Swisscom Launch Europe's First Large Scale 5G Network  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Ericsson has launched the first European large scale commercial 5G network together with Swiss operator Swisscom. more
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate bundles Xbox Live Gold, Game Pass for $15  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft's new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate wraps two subscriptions into one $15 monthly fee. Microsoft just revealed Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, an all-inclusive Xbox... more
PM announces $52M for 'innovation network' between Waterloo, Toronto and Ottawa  CBC · 5 days
The federal government is investing $52.4 million in an innovation network that is expected to... more
Earn $500 cash back with this Chase business card  Windows Central · 5 days
Heads up! We share savvy shopping and personal finance tips to put extra cash in your wallet. Mobile Nations may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. If... more
Prep for four of IT's most valuable certifications with this CompTIA bundle  Windows Central · 5 days
There's never been a better time to work in IT. Whether you're planning to work as a freelance IT professional for multiple companies or... more
Poland to Hold Off Blanket Ban on Huawei 5G Gear Due to Cost Concerns  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Poland is unlikely to exclude all Huawei equipment from its next generation mobile networks, a government minister told Reuters, in... more
Google Fiber pulling out of Louisville set to cost $4 million  9to5Google · 6 days
As Google Fiber is set to pull out of Louisville due to “fundamental network... more
Apple Hires New Head of Documentaries for Apple TV+  MacRumors · 6 days
Apple has hired Molly Thompson, founder of A&E Indie Films, as its new head of documentaries, reports Variety.... more
New USPTO Guidance May Clear Path for More Technology Patents  TechCrunch · 6 days
James J. DeCarlo Contributor James J. DeCarlo is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. A registered patent attorney, he is actively involved in virtually all... more
YouTube shows 9/11 link on live videos of unrelated Notre Dame fire  THE VERGE · 6 days
A fire has broken out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral today, and as you’d expect, many news networks are offering live coverage of... more
Rivet Networks, Intel team up to bring Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 to PCs  Windows Central · 7 days
Your Wi-Fi is about to get much faster. Wi-Fi is undergoing a significant shift this year as the new Wi-Fi 6 standard,... more
5G network is almost here. Will you be an early adopter? - CNET  CNET · 1 week
CNET Asks: The fifth generation of cellular mobile communications is almost upon us. Will you get your hands on it as fast... more
US Unveils Plans to Speed Up 5G Wireless Deployment  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
US officials unveiled plans to accelerate deployment of 5G wireless networks, including new funding to bring the ultrafast systems to remote rural areas. more
Trump puts kibosh on nationalized 5G network rumors - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The White House and FCC promise more spectrum for the wireless industry and a $20B fund for rural broadband to ensure US dominance in 5G. more
Facebook to diversify board of directors as Netflix CEO Reed Hastings departs - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The social network nominated Peggy Alford, a PayPal executive, to its board of directors. She would becoming the first African-American... more
Prep to Earn Your Cisco CCNA certification with this $19 bundle  Windows Central · 1 week
There's never been a better time to work in IT. Thanks to an almost unlimited demand for IT professionals who can install, maintain, and troubleshoot an... more
White House to unveil latest 5G push and rural broadband initiative  THE VERGE · 1 week
President Trump and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai are expected to announce the... more
Sony will now automatically replace offensive PlayStation Network IDs  THE VERGE · 1 week
Sony is taking the initiative when it comes to preventing bad behavior and hate speech in PlayStation Network... more
Heads in the cloud: Scientists predict internet of thoughts 'within decades'  nanowerk · 1 week
An international collaboration predicts that exponential progress in nanotechnology, nanomedicine, AI, and computation will lead this century to the development of a 'Human Brain/Cloud Interface', that... more
Homeland Security warns of security flaws in enterprise VPN apps  TechCrunch · 1 week
Several enterprise virtual private networking apps are vulnerable to a security bug that can allow an attacker to remotely break into a company’s internal network, according to a... more
Triboelectric nanogenerators for next-generation wearable health monitoring  nanowerk · 1 week
Dozens of nanotechnology research groups worldwide are working on the development of triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for harvesting energy from mechanical vibrations. The huge interest in TENGs stems from their ability to convert ambient mechanical... more
Huawei Says Its Equipment as Secure as Any, Pans US Campaign  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Huawei, the global market leader, is the target of a campaign by Washington, which has barred it from next-generation 5G networks due to concerns over its... more
LinkedIn Reactions Go Beyond the Simple 'Like', Aping Facebook  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
LinkedIn’s latest feature takes inspiration from Facebook, offering new reactions that blend in more appropriately with the social network’s career-focused approach more
Robocaller firm Stratics Networks exposed millions of call recordings  TechCrunch · 1 week
If you’ve ever had a voicemail appear out of nowhere, there’s a good chance Stratics Networks was involved. The Toronto-based company is the self-proclaimed inventor of “ringless voicemails,” providing its... more
Armis nabs $65M Series C as IoT security biz grows in leaps and bounds  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Armis is helping companies protect IoT devices on the network without using an agent, and it’s apparently a problem that... more
The real bias on social networks isn’t against conservatives  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Today Senate Republicans held a hearing titled “Stifling Free Speech: Technological Censorship and the Public Discourse.” It was... more
Coinbase launches debit card in the UK  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
When you buy cryptocurrencies on Coinbase, many users simply don’t know what to do with them. Customers in the U.K. can now get a good old plastic card and spend cryptocurrencies in-store and on... more
Netflix is launching its own comedy channel on SiriusXM  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Netflix Is A Joke Radio debuts April 15 on SiriusXM Channel 93. If there's one thing Netflix has (and to be clear, Netflix has a good many things), it's The... more
Speed test results push back against AT&T’s ‘fastest network’ 5G E claims  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Last week, AT&T proudly crowned itself as “the nation’s fastest wireless network,” buoyed by speed tests from Ookla and its misleadingly named 5G E... more
Google Cloud announces Traffic Director, a networking management tool for service mesh  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
With each new set of technologies comes a new set of terms. In the containerized world, applications are broken down into discrete pieces or... more
Facebook steps up fight against fake news in groups and messaging - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The social network outlines new ways it'll police "problematic" content that's being shared in Facebook's private spaces. more
Google Cloud unveils new identity tools based on zero trust framework  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Google Cloud announced some new identity tools today at Google Cloud Next designed to simplify identity Access Management within the context of the BeyondCorp Zero Trust... more
Google extends its BeyondCorp security model to G Suite  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
BeyondCorp is Google’s model for securing networks not just through VPNs and other endpoint security techniques, but through a model that focus on context-aware access policies that focus on the... more
Google+ for enterprise rebranded to Google Currents  9to5Google · 2 weeks
With Google killing its social network for consumers and brands last week, the service is now solely focussed on enterprise customers. To... more
This $250 TerraMaster NAS makes for a great home media server  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This is TerraMaster's NAS for the masses. You likely don't require network-attached storage (NAS) that costs $1,000 or more, but if you need one that's capable... more
Black Holes May Finally Be Ready for Their Close-Up  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The Event Horizon Telescope is a network of 10 radio telescopes on four continents that collectively operate like a single instrument nearly the size of the Earth. more
Facebook adds tribute section, new tools for memorialized profiles - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The social network also finetunes its AI to stop recommending these profiles for event invitations. more
The White House is using fuzzy math to justify net neutrality veto  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In a statement on Monday, the White House promised to veto the Save the Internet Act — a bill designed to restore net neutrality... more
Facebook sorry for 'disturbing' disabled comment  BBC · 2 weeks
The social network apologised for saying people might find images of disabled people "disturbing". more
Only 2 startup demo tables left for TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2019  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Are you geared up to experience the current state of robotics and AI? We’re just 9 days away from TC Sessions: Robotics... more
Idea Blames 'Technical Glitch' for Network Outage in Delhi NCR  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Idea was hit by a network outage in Delhi NCR on Tuesday, and the telco blamed a technical glitch that has since been resolved. more
PubNub nabs $23M as its IaaS network hits 1.3T messages sent each month  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
There’s been a huge boom in the last decade of applications and services that rely on on real-time notifications and other alerts... more
How to use a VPN on Xbox One  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Virtual private networks (VPNs) are fast becoming an essential companion for avid internet users, primed for navigating the online world. They can increase security, bypass regional content restrictions, and in some cases... more
Idea Users in Delhi-NCR Complain of Network Outage  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Idea is facing a network outage in the the National Capital Region, users are reporting more
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