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51m Net neutrality vote: ‘We’re handing over the keys to the internet’ – video
The Guardian
One of the five commissioners of the US Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, hits out at her fellow regulators for voting to scrap rules protecting an open internet, saying the decision hands control of the net over to “multibillion-dollar corporations. Mignon Clyburn was one of the two Democrats on the panel to vote to keep the net neutrality rules, while the FCC’s three Republican commissioners voted to repeal them
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Oumuamua: First results from scientists scanning mysterious object don't yet show evidence it is an alien spacecraft1h 36m Oumuamua: First results from scientists scanning mysterious object don't yet show evidence it is an alien spacecraft
The Independent
More work needs to be done to check through the huge amounts of data generated in the first experiment
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2h Net neutrality repeal live Q&A – What do you want to know? Let us know
The Independent
Leave your questions in the comments section, or tweet our correspondent directly
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Fast/slow lanes3h Fast/slow lanes
BBC
An introduction to the net neutrality debate after US regulators voted to change the rules.
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What is net neutrality and how could it affect you?3h What is net neutrality and how could it affect you?
BBC
An Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality" is repealed by a US regulator, so what does it mean?
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Net neutrality vote result: FCC abolishes regulation in latest blow to internet freedom4h Net neutrality vote result: FCC abolishes regulation in latest blow to internet freedom
The Independent
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US has voted to kill off net neutrality, in a move that could completely change how the internet works.
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Net neutrality hearing halted for security reason ahead of critical vote4h Net neutrality hearing halted for security reason ahead of critical vote
The Independent
A closely watched hearing on net neutrality was temporarily halted for security reasons.
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Net neutrality repeal: What is it, and why will it change the internet for the worse?5h Net neutrality repeal: What is it, and why will it change the internet for the worse?
The Independent
ISPs are set to gain a huge amount of control over what you can and cannot access online
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NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes7h NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes
BBC
The bank told a security expert "sorry you feel this way" when a potential vulnerability was found.
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7h iMac Pro: Apple releases its most expensive computer – starting at £4,899
The Guardian
The new desktop computer is aimed at Apple-using creative professionals, who will have to fork out almost £2,000 more than the Mac pro to get one Apple has a very expensive last-minute Christmas present for you. The just released iMac Pro is the company’s “most powerful Mac ever” – and the most expensive, starting at £4,899.
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iMac Pro released: Apple finally lets people buy the most powerful product its ever made8h iMac Pro released: Apple finally lets people buy the most powerful product its ever made
The Independent
The computer looks a lot like the existing iMac. Except there's a lot more lurking beneath that grey metal
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Net neutrality vote - live updates: Latest as US prepares for complete change to how the internet works9h Net neutrality vote - live updates: Latest as US prepares for complete change to how the internet works
The Independent
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), under the direction of President Trump, is preparing to vote on an order to repeal Obama-era rules governing net neutrality.
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Star Citizen game makers being sued10h Star Citizen game makers being sued
BBC
Crytek alleges Roberts Space Industries (RSI) and Cloud Imperium Games "have caused substantial harm".
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Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?10h Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?
The Guardian
Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. Yes, I know I should have archived important, useful emails. Slapped wrists!
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Facebook's new 'Click-to-WhatsApp' ads will start chats with businesses10h Facebook's new 'Click-to-WhatsApp' ads will start chats with businesses
The Independent
Companies 'can now make it even easier for people to learn about their products, set up an appointment or use their service', the firm says
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Amazon Fire TV 4K HDR review: compact upgrade to make your TV smarter11h Amazon Fire TV 4K HDR review: compact upgrade to make your TV smarter
The Guardian
The tech firm’s new streaming dongle condenses what was great about the previous generation into a smaller, cheaper package The Amazon Fire TV with 4K HDR is arguably the easiest and best way to play ultra HD content on your TV, condensing what was great about the previous generation into a smaller, cheaper package. The new Fire TV is no longer
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What do you know about net neutrality?20h What do you know about net neutrality?
BBC
The FCC is expected to vote to overturn Obama-era laws relating to net neutrality. We asked people in Washington what they thought about that.
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How net neutrality affects you22h How net neutrality affects you
BBC
This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will decide on whether to repeal an Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality".
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22h Origami robot muscles lift 1,000 times its own weight
BBC
The artificial muscles can be programmed with a range of motions including twisting and rotation.
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Three men plead guilty in case of cyber-attack that paralyzed internet in 201624h Three men plead guilty in case of cyber-attack that paralyzed internet in 2016
The Guardian
Prosecutors say the three created Mirai ‘botnet’ used in attack and built massive network of infected devices, but were not responsible for attack itself
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Mirai botnet: Three admit creating and running attack tool28h Mirai botnet: Three admit creating and running attack tool
BBC
Three men admit creating and running Mirai, a botnet used to block access to much of the web.
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Norway becomes the first country in the world to completely switch off its FM radio broadcasts29h Norway becomes the first country in the world to completely switch off its FM radio broadcasts
The Independent
Some stations appear to be defying the government order, and keeping their traditional broadcasts alive
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29h Facebook claims Russia spent less than $1 on interfering with the Brexit vote
The Independent
Someone paid for ads, but they were seen by less than 200 people
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Facebook criticised for response to questions on Russia and Brexit29h Facebook criticised for response to questions on Russia and Brexit
The Guardian
Chair of Commons committee says firm has not answered questions put to Mark Zuckerberg about ‘troll army’ activity Facebook has been slammed for failing to do any extra work in its investigation into Russian influence on the EU referendum, after the company’s inquiry found just 97¢ of ad spending originating from the notorious Russian “troll army”. Damian Collins MP, the chair of the House of Commons digital, culture, media and sport select committee, said the company’s initial response to the Electoral Commission “does not answer the questions that I put to Mark Zuckerberg.
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Instagram: Latest update lets you follow hashtags and quickly find top posts you're interested in30h Instagram: Latest update lets you follow hashtags and quickly find top posts you're interested in
The Independent
It's a significant change, which should make the main photo feed much more engaging
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31h Starbucks wi-fi makes computers mine crypto-currency
BBC
Visitors to an Argentine branch of the coffee chain are targeted with crypto-currency malware.
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Twitter Threads makes it easy for users to stitch lots of tweets together32h Twitter Threads makes it easy for users to stitch lots of tweets together
The Independent
Some users don't believe that such lengthy posts belong on the micro-blogging site
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Google babysitter system that can watch over children and protect them from harm described in patent33h Google babysitter system that can watch over children and protect them from harm described in patent
The Independent
It could sound an alarm around the house or even disable electrical outlets, the company says
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Drone smugglers caught on camera33h Drone smugglers caught on camera
BBC
The Ministry of Defence has released footage of a gang caught using a drone to deliver contraband to prisons.
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LinkedIn hosted jihadist lectures, Blair institute reveals34h LinkedIn hosted jihadist lectures, Blair institute reveals
BBC
Lectures and essays by Islamist extremists have been shared on the Microsoft-owned social network.
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How to buy bitcoin: A beginner's guide to purchasing the cryptocurrency and not being scammed35h How to buy bitcoin: A beginner's guide to purchasing the cryptocurrency and not being scammed
The Independent
Numerous financial experts, however, are advising people to avoid getting involved at all
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Bitcoin price - live updates: Cryptocurrency stabilises as alternative digital currencies rise in value35h Bitcoin price - live updates: Cryptocurrency stabilises as alternative digital currencies rise in value
The Independent
The value of the digital currency is expected to fluctuate wildly. This article is being regularly updated with the latest changes
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35h Billions of video site visitors unwittingly mine cryptocurrency as they watch – report
The Guardian
Popular sites Openload, Streamango, Rapidvideo and OnlineVideoConverter allegedly force users to mine tokens for cryptocurrency Monero Almost one billion visitors a month to four popular video sites are being unwittingly forced to mine cryptocurrency, according to a report on the practice of so called cryptojacking.
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Google to open artificial intelligence centre in China38h Updated Google to open artificial intelligence centre in China
BBC
Silicon Valley giants are focusing heavily on artificial intelligence and its future applications.
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The top 10 video games of 201740h The top 10 video games of 2017
The Guardian
Mario ran amok in New Donk City, a cat dropped out of college, and Angel Carter haunted What Remains of Edith Finch. But it was the mighty Zelda who took video gaming – and cooking – to a new dimension In a lot of ways Breath of the Wild is a standard Zelda title. It’s an action role-playing adventure, following Link as he sets out to kill the evil sorcerer Ganon before this mythic monster can escape an enchanted castle and destroy Hyrule. You battle monsters, level up, collect new weapons and items, slowly gain the strength needed for the final showdown.
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The apps helping keep Rio safe 12 Dec 7:10pm The apps helping keep Rio safe
BBC
How data is being used to help reduce crime in Rio de Janeiro.
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