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US Net Neutrality Advocates Blast Ajit Pai Effort to Reverse Rules

Advocates of landmark net neutrality rules on Friday blasted Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai's plans to roll back the Obama era legal framework. Reuters and other outlets reported late Thursday that Pai told major telecommunications trade groups of his plans Tuesday to replace 2015 net neutrality rules with voluntary…
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Science and Innovation

Scientists Are Developing a Contact Lens That Tells You When You’re Sick

Imagine a biosensing contact lens that can tell when your blood sugar is getting too low, or if there's something wrong with one of your organs. By leveraging the power of ultra-thin transistor technology, researchers from Oregon State University have taken us a step closer to achieving that goal. A…
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Science and Innovation

Ultrashort light pulses for fast ‘lightwave’ computers

Extremely short, configurable "femtosecond" pulses of light demonstrated by an international team could lead to future computers that run up to 100,000 times faster than today's electronics. The researchers, including engineers at the University of Michigan, showed that they could control the peaks within the laser pulses and also twist…
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Computers

Intel ‘3D Xpoint’ Optane SSD DC 4800X Launched; Merges RAM and Storage

In a curiously low-key Sunday announcement, Intel formally launched the first product based on its highly touted '3D Xpoint' memory technology. First announced in mid-2015, 3D Xpoint is a joint effort between Intel and Micron. It was claimed to be a whole new class of solid-state storage, offering blazing fast…
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Facebook, Google, Twitter Said to Be Under EU Consumer Protection Scanner

European consumer protection authorities will ask social media companies Facebook, Alphabet Inc and Twitter to amend their terms of service within one month or possibly face fines, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The companies proposed some ways to resolve the issues and discussed them with the…
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