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Verizon Tweaks Prices, Cuts Video Quality on Unlimited Plans

Verizon Tweaks Prices, Cuts Video Quality on Unlimited Plans

Aug 22
Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

By Danica Kirka | Aug 22
British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people.

50 Years After Her Death, Gay Icon Dorothy Parker Trends on Twitter

50 Years After Her Death, Gay Icon Dorothy Parker Trends on Twitter

Aug 22
"Who is Dorothy Parker?" is a question most gay people under fifty might ask. But a better question might be: "Where would gay culture be without her?"

Spacewalking Cosmonauts Release 3-D-Printed Satellite

Spacewalking Cosmonauts Release 3-D-Printed Satellite

By Marcia Dunn | Aug 22
Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world's first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday.

What Major Tech Companies Are Doing on Hate Groups

What Major Tech Companies Are Doing on Hate Groups

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 22
Major companies are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals. Civil rights advocates welcomed the moves, but say more needs to be done - and more should have been done earlier.

Finding the Right Software to Keep the Workplace Safe

Finding the Right Software to Keep the Workplace Safe

Aug 22
When you own a business, it's important to make sure that you create a safe environment for your employees. They need to feel comfortable reporting any issues that occur when they're at work to your human resource department.

Math Experts Join Brainpower to Help Address Gerrymandering

Math Experts Join Brainpower to Help Address Gerrymandering

By Collin Binkley | Aug 21
Some of the brightest minds in math arrived at Tufts University last week to tackle an issue lawyers and political scientists have been struggling with for decades.

AP Explains: Why Does A WWI General Merit A Trump Tweet?

AP Explains: Why Does A WWI General Merit A Trump Tweet?

Aug 20
President Donald Trump is being criticized once again for lauding the alleged tactics of Gen. John Pershing in dealing with Islamic extremists in the Philippines at the turn of the last century.

Tyson's Solar Eclipse Tip: Don't Video It, Experience It

Tyson's Solar Eclipse Tip: Don't Video It, Experience It

By Mariah Brown | Aug 20
Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down your smartphone and take in the phenomenon yourself.

Can't be There? How to Watch Solar Eclipse on TV, Online

Can't be There? How to Watch Solar Eclipse on TV, Online

Aug 20
If you can't witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV.

Neutron Beams, X-rays Reveal More About T. Rex Relative

Neutron Beams, X-rays Reveal More About T. Rex Relative

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Aug 19
Researchers at a top U.S. laboratory announced Tuesday that they have produced the highest resolution scan ever done of the inner workings of a fossilized tyrannosaur skull using neutron beams and high-energy X-rays.

New Facebook Data Center A Boost to Ohio's Technology Sector

New Facebook Data Center A Boost to Ohio's Technology Sector

By Julie Carr Smyth | Aug 19
Facebook will spend $750 million on a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday - marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector.

Pressured by Government, Uber Agrees to Protect Rider Data

Pressured by Government, Uber Agrees to Protect Rider Data

By Tom Krisher | Aug 19
Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect data and audit use of rider information to settle a complaint from the federal government that it deceived customers.

Judge Orders LinkedIn to Stop Blocking Data-Scraping Firm

Judge Orders LinkedIn to Stop Blocking Data-Scraping Firm

Aug 19
A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data.

Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Aug 17
The openly gay president of the cable channel WE TV is being sued for $1.2 million by a porn company, which alleges the exec knowingly torrented and distributed gay porn.

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