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Internet, Wireless & Cloud

FCC authorizes $50 discounts for low-income households’ internet bills

February 26, 2021

Via: The Verge

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to adopt a program that provides emergency discounts of up to $50 per month toward broadband internet service for low-income households. The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program also provides up to $75 per […]


Computing, Hardware

Sony plans to unlock PlayStation 5’s storage expansion later this year

February 26, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Unlike Microsoft and its proprietary storage expansion on the Series X|S, Sony went the third-party route with the PlayStation 5 that’ll let players choose from a variety of NVMe options as long as they’ve been certified for use. While several […]


Mobile, Tablets

Fresh benchmark reveals key specs for Samsung’s upcoming affordable 5G tablet

February 25, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung is reportedly working on a whole bunch of new Android slates meant to capitalize on the recent global growth of the tablet market, and to make way for the likes of the high-end Galaxy Tab S8 and mid-range Tab […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Verizon outspent every other carrier combined in latest FCC 5G spectrum auction

February 25, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Cellco Partnership, otherwise known as Verizon Wireless, spent a total of $45.5 billion in exchange for 3,511 licenses. AT&T placed second with a total expenditure of $23.4 billion, which garnered 1,621 licenses, while T-Mobile shelled out $9.3 billion to snag […]


Hacking, Security

Chinese Hackers Using Firefox Extension to Spy On Tibetan Organizations

February 25, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers today unwrapped a new campaign aimed at spying on vulnerable Tibetan communities globally by deploying a malicious Firefox extension on target systems. “Threat actors aligned with the Chinese Communist Party’s state interests delivered a customized malicious Mozilla Firefox […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD is announcing a new Radeon RX 6000 GPU in March

February 24, 2021

Via: The Verge

AMD has announced a new hardware event for next month, where the company plans to unveil the next GPU in its Radeon RX 6000 line of cards. The presentation will air on March 3rd at 8AM PT / 11AM ET. […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

AT&T challenges T-Mobile’s ‘best 5G network’ advertising claim and wins

February 24, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Hyperbolic use of language that’s not always in line with reality or objectively verifiable might be the oldest trick in the marketing playbook, but the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs is sure doing everything in its power […]


Mobile, Tablets

iPad Production Ready to Start in India, As Incentives Get Approved

February 24, 2021

Via: TabletNews

For the past few years, the Indian leadership has banked a lot on the idea of “made in India”, drawing various companies to the country. Names like Xiaomi, Google, Microsoft or Apple were drawn to the country with various tax […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Google Pixel 5a leak reveals familiar features and design

February 24, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Google’s Pixel 5a is slated to be released sometime this year, and the good news is the company has kept the overall recipe unchanged for what is essentially a mid-range smartphone for people looking to get a lot of value […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Microsoft builds industry-specific clouds for financial services and manufacturing firms

February 24, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft is continuing to expand its push to build industry-specific cloud offerings for its customers by rolling out tailored product and service bundles for firms operating in the financial services, manufacturing and non-profit spaces. The bundles are designed to provide […]