Sunday, October 22, 2017

Tech

Marea cable on the beach

Microsoft, Facebook, and Telxius finish Marea: a 4,000 mile undersea cable

In 2016, Facebook partnered with Google and Pacific Light Data Communication Co. Ltd to build a trans-pacific cable. This undersea cable is connecting Hong Kong...
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Facebook Recent Ad Activity shows your recent ad interactions

Usually when I find myself wanting to save an article or product I want to revisit later means storing it away in yet another...
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Twitter co-founder has harsh truths on Tech’s role in the spread of fake news

Does it ever feel like you’re running into more click-bait and low-quality content everyday on the internet? Ev Williams, co-founder of Twitter, Medium, and...
Please be quiet written on a wall with a male making a shh motion with hands

Facebook Snooze lets us shush pesky friends for a short while on newsfeed

Facebook’s finally rolling out a change to the newsfeed we can all get behind. We can finally mute friends and pages for a little...
ev cars at a charge station

The fossil-fueled car enters its last days as China and other countries look to...

By the late 1800s, the most inventive minds of the world were throwing all their effort into designing an engine that could come anywhere...
Amazon campus in Seattle

Amazon announces plans to open a second headquarters in North America

Amazon announced that they plan to build a second headquarters just as large as their current home in Seattle. Cities across North America are...
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Coding bootcamps must evolve or face shutting down

Five years ago, the first coding bootcamps popped up in Silicon Valley with a curious proposition to anyone thinking about changing their career. No...
Whole Foods logo with shopper

Amazon slashes grocery prices at Whole Foods on day one

Changes at Whole Foods were underway as the metaphorical ink was still drying on Amazon's latest acquisition deal. For 13.4 billion dollars, Amazon has...
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Hate is hate: online abusers in the UK are on the hook for hate...

Ignoring the trolls for just a sec, I’d bet most of us could agree online abuse is unacceptable. That’s why we laud social media...
tin cans connected by a data cable

FCC: Americans don’t need broadband internet because they own smartphones

Is the data you get on your smartphone fast and cheap enough to replace broadband internet service at home? Most of us would probably...

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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs wants to build a futuristic neighborhood in Toronto

Ever wonder what it would look like if you let an internet company like Google design a tech makeover for a whole city? Well...
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Researchers made an edible sensor that monitors intestinal health

Diagnosing stomach and intestinal problems can be hard to do without seeing exactly what’s going on inside. That’s why scientists have for some time...
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Pixel Buds by Google has the opportunity to change the world

In San Francisco last week Google held their Google's Pixel 2 event. Along with announcing the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google made...

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