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Sprint Halts Data Throttling Thanks to New Net Neutrality Rules

Sprint Halts Data Throttling Thanks to New Net Neutrality Rules | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
With the Federal Communications Commission’s new net neutrality rules in place, Sprint is already feeling the effects: it’s no longer throttling the speeds of its wireless internet connections.
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AT&T just got hit with a $100 million fine after slowing down its ‘unlimited’ data

AT&T just got hit with a $100 million fine after slowing down its ‘unlimited’ data | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It's one of the biggest fines ever levied by the FCC against a telecom provider.
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It's Time to Enable Two-Step Authentication on Everything. Here’s How.

It's Time to Enable Two-Step Authentication on Everything. Here’s How. | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you don’t already have two-step authentication enabled on your all your account, you really need to turn it on for anything sensitive. Here’s how.
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Sony's A7R II full-frame camera has it all, for a price

Sony's A7R II full-frame camera has it all, for a price | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Sony's full-frame camera family just got larger with a superb, but expensive mirrorless flagship, the A7R II. The new model is one of Sony's highest reso
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State-backed spyware targets antivirus maker, Iranian nuclear talks

State-backed spyware targets antivirus maker, Iranian nuclear talks | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The threat posed by state-sponsored malware might be even larger than first thought. Antivirus developer Kaspersky Lab says it discovered an attack on i
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Why I’m Breaking Up With the Apple Watch

Why I’m Breaking Up With the Apple Watch | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After a six-week dalliance with a handsome, much-ballyhooed new suitor (a.k.a. the Apple Watch), a writer decides to move on.
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Tiger Woods shoots 85, worst round ever as a professional golfer

Tiger Woods shoots 85, worst round ever as a professional golfer | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tiger Woods cruised to a career-worst score at the Memorial on Saturday morning.
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Feelin' better about my golf game now.

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PayPal clarifies contact methods in new service terms: 'Not new'

PayPal clarifies contact methods in new service terms:  'Not new' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As part of it's split this year from E-Bay, PayPal updated its terms of service agreement. The fire storm over the new terms raged through cyberspace.
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This Is The Hourly Wage It Takes To Afford A 2-Bedroom Apartment

This Is The Hourly Wage It Takes To Afford A 2-Bedroom Apartment | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual housing report "Out of Reach" earlier this month. The organization calculated the hourly wage a resident would need to earn to a
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Global search for mysterious Apple I woman ropes in company co-founder Steve Wozniak

Global search for mysterious Apple I woman ropes in company co-founder Steve Wozniak | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Whether she knows it or not, the mystery woman who dropped off an old Apple I at an electronics recycler has set off quite an Internet search for her that has even roped in Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
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Cell jamming gives science teacher an important legal lesson | Cult of Mac

Cell jamming gives science teacher an important legal lesson | Cult of Mac | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Teachers can probably find ways to maintain classroom discipline without illegal cell jamming. We don't have to bring the Feds in.
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Skype's real-time translator now speaks French and German

After adding Italian and Chinese support a couple of months ago, Microsoft is now bringing French and German to its Skype Translator app. That brings the total number of languages to six, with...
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F.C.C. to Fine AT&T for Slowing Data Speeds of Some Customers

F.C.C. to Fine AT&T for Slowing Data Speeds of Some Customers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The commission said the wireless carrier misled consumers with unlimited data plans when it slowed their service after they had used a certain amount of data.
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Time to change your master password, LastPass was hacked

Time to change your master password, LastPass was hacked | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
LastPass password management service was hacked.
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Downgrading Your Apple Watch OS Could Cost You Money

Downgrading Your Apple Watch OS Could Cost You Money | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Software updates are meant to be an improvement over its predecessor, but sometimes there are glaring bugs or changes that you just don’t...
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Huawei Watch delayed until September at the earliest

Huawei Watch delayed until September at the earliest | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Round smartwatches are inherently more beautiful than their square counterparts, especially when they try to replicate a simple regular watch. That's why the Moto 360 had so much hype around it, an...
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Fake mobile phone towers found to be ‘actively listening in’ on calls in UK

Fake mobile phone towers found to be ‘actively listening in’ on calls in UK | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
More than 20 “intrusive” fake mobile phone towers that eavesdrop on public conversations have been found active in the UK, the first time the technology has been detected in the country.
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This is the new BMW 7 Series, a rolling temple to high-tech

Automakers around the world use their large luxury sedans as testbeds for bleeding-edge tech — a lot of it is ridiculous, but a lot of it becomes practical (think heated seats) or even required by...
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Tim Cook: Silicon Valley's most successful companies are selling you out

Apple CEO Tim Cook has made no secret of his disdain for online services that ask you to trade highly personal data for convenience — a trade that describes most big advertising-supported...
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iPhone 7: Apple to launch 'entirely new smartphone'

iPhone 7: Apple to launch 'entirely new smartphone' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Information leaked from screen-maker suggests that iPhone 7 launch line-up could include a surprise
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The no-fuss way to access Windows PCs from a Raspberry Pi | ZDNet

The no-fuss way to access Windows PCs from a Raspberry Pi | ZDNet | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Want a no-fuss - and scalable - way to connect to Windows PCs from your Raspberry Pi? Parallels has an RDP client for the platform that allows you to do just that.
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Nasa reveals $2.3m plan to make supersonic planes take flight

Nasa reveals $2.3m plan to make supersonic planes take flight | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The money will be spent on eight research projects that address technical challenges such as the impact of supersonic cruise aircraft in the stratosphere and noise reduction for the aircraft.
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Black family faces jail time for cheering teen at a Mississippi high school graduation

Black family faces jail time for cheering teen at a Mississippi high school graduation | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
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The more things change...

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