Repealing Net Neutrality is bad for everyone (except ISPs)

Twitter has been exploding about it. Almost no one wants it to be repealed. You know what I'm talking about. Net Neutrality. Net neutrality laws restrict ISPs from throttling (slowing down) traffic...

Samsung patent leak shows that Samsung is planning to add a notch

A patent filed in China by Samsung shows a notch in a phone. Could we just be seeing it wrong? No. The patent is very clear, there is a definitive notch...

Russia vs. Telegram: Russia blocks entire chunks of the Internet

The Russian government has blocked entire chunks of the internet because Telegram won't hand over the encryption keys that would enable the government to access private messages of it's users. Telegram has...

Sprint and T-Mobile finally agree to merger deal

After several years, many talks and negotiations and two walkways, T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third and fourth largest cellular providers, have finally agreed to merge. The $26 billion deal would effectively...
Facebook has data on you

Facebook may have info on you even if you don’t have a Facebook account

Facebook keeps data about people that don't even have a Facebook account. Keep reading to find out the details. In this morning’s hearing (sparked by the Cambridge Analytica "scraping" breach/scandal) with the...

Gmail users receive spam– from themselves?

A number of Gmail users reported earlier today on Google's Gmail Help Forum that their inboxes were suddenly flooded with ads that were apparently sent from their own accounts. Most users reported...
Waymo car on road

Waymo applies to put autonomous cars on California roads without backup drivers

Waymo, Google's autonomous vehicle division, has applied for a permit that, if granted, will allow Google's self driving car fleet to adventure on their own on public California roads with absolutely...
25th anniversary of SMS

25th Anniversary of Text messaging is today!

Texting turned 25 years old today. On December 3, 1992, Neil Papworth sent "Merry Christmas" via text message to Richard Jarvis, director of Vodafone. It took a while for texting to...
Teccstuff Tech News Internet outage post

Internet outage for parts of the US caused by an AS misconfiguration at an...

On Monday, Nov. 6, users across the US could not access the internet due to a misconfiguration at an enterprise ISP (Internet Service Provider) known as Level 3. Level 3 is...

Keaton Jones, an 11 year old from Knoxville Tennessee goes viral in video about...

This Sunday, a Tennessee woman shared a video of her son, Keaton Jones, on Facebook. It went viral within hours, with over 21 million views. As of Monday, the video was...

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