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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
FCC votes to lift transparency requirements, such as disclosing network performance and data caps, for ISPs with under 250K subscribers   —  The newly Republican-controlled FCC took its first steps to scale back net neutrality today by voting to lift transparency requirements from smaller internet providers.
Feb 23, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Smart home startup Brilliant launches Control, a $199 5-inch wall-mounted hub for controlling appliances, available for pre-order today   —  One of the biggest challenges facing smart home gadgets is the light switch.  Light switches are dead simple.  They work instantly.  And everyone knows how to use them.
Feb 8, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Vizio settles FTC lawsuit accusing it of tracking customers' TV habits, agrees to pay $2.2M, obtain consent before collecting and sharing data, delete user data   —  Vizio will pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging it collected customers' TV-watching habits without their permission.
Feb 6, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
President Trump designates net neutrality opponent Ajit Pai as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission   —  Donald Trump has elevated Ajit Pai to chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, giving control over the agency to a reliable conservative who's been opposed to pretty …
Jan 23, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Users say AT&T's DirecTV Now streaming service is plagued with errors and nearly unusable   —  DirecTV Now has been plagued with errors in the month and a half since the streaming service was launched by AT&T. Subscribers have complained of being unable to watch shows, frequent interruptions …
Jan 15, 2017, 9:40 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Outgoing FCC chair Tom Wheeler uses his final public speech to make a case for maintaining net neutrality   —  The outgoing head of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, used his final public speech to make a closing argument for maintaining net neutrality, the signature achievement of his time at the agency.
Jan 14, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
The excitement for Amazon's Alexa at CES shows Apple is missing out on expanding its HomeKit suite   —  Apple never shows up to CES, but the last couple years, it's still managed to have a quiet presence through HomeKit.  That's true this year, too, but it's been really quiet …
Jan 5, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Dell unveils Canvas, a 27-inch 2560x1440 sloped monitor to rival Microsoft's Studio, and Totem, an included peripheral that works with Surface Dial integrations   —  The most exciting part of Microsoft's Surface Studio — an all-in-one PC announced back in October — was its ability to fold …
Jan 5, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Linksys launches Velop, a tri-band mesh Wi-Fi router system, at $499 for a three-unit bundle; preorders open today, available January 15th   —  It increasingly looks like the future of home Wi-Fi involves placing not one, but two or three routers throughout our homes to get the best possible signal.
Jan 3, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
HP updates 15.4-inch Spectre x360 with Kaby Lake, fast charging, larger battery, 4K display, Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, starting at $1,280   —  When predicting a company's next product, the easy guess is always: it's slightly thinner, and maybe slightly worse off for it, too.
Jan 3, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context

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