1 hour ago ArsTechnica Jon Brodkin 1 hour ago

Verizon issues furious response to FCC, in Morse code, dated 1934

Verizon is just so mad at the Federal Communications Commission today that a normal press release wouldn't do. After all, Verizon issues so many press releases denouncing the FCC... [more]

2 hours ago Hillicon Valley David Mccabe 2 hours ago

Scott Walker punts on net neutrality

The Wisconsin governor demures when asked about new FCC internet... [more]

2 hours ago Gizmodo Ashley Feinberg 2 hours ago

Finally: A Wearable That Lets You Charge Your Gadgets by Jerking Off

We've all shaken a fitness tracker or two in our lives to beat the system. But now, Pornhub is making a wearable meant for just that—shaking. And beating. It's called the Wankband, and it... [more]

4 hours ago Reddit Alexis [kn0thing] 4 hours ago

Thank you, reddit. Your efforts led to an historic FCC ruling and this note from the President of the United States

Today's FCC ruling was historic. You thought defeating SOPA & PIPA was a feat? This time the internet rallied to create something that would protect our open internet. Eight months ago, a... [more]

4 hours ago Technology Review 4 hours ago

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending February 28, 2015)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.Why Firmware Is So Vulnerable to Hacking, and What Can Be Done About ItWhy the NSA and... [more]

4 hours ago GigaOM Barb Darrow 4 hours ago

CIA's secret Amazon cloud ready to roll

The Amazon Web Services-based cloud for the CIA is near completion, according to the CIA’s chief information officer (CIO). On Wednesday, Doug Wolfe told an industry gathering that the... [more]

4 hours ago GigaOM Kevin C. Tofel 4 hours ago

Three big questions before the Apple Watch event

Apple is holding a press event on March 9, presumably to show off and start orders for the Apple Watch it introduced back in September. I’m all but certain here on the event topic based on... [more]

5 hours ago Marketing Land Greg Sterling 5 hours ago

Report: YouTube "Roughly Break Even" Even With A Billion Users

Is YouTube profitable or not? Is it Google’s still unrealized, brand-advertising revenue opportunity, or is it a troubled property that will never truly realize its potential? Questions... [more]

5 hours ago Wall Street Journal 5 hours ago

Amazon's Twitch Site Bets on Poker

Amazon’s streaming videogame-streaming site Twitch has begun broadcasting online poker games with players fielding questions from viewers and talking through their strategy in real... [more]

6 hours ago Hillicon Valley Julian Hattem 6 hours ago

Landmark Internet rules approved

By a 3-2 vote, the FCC asserted authority to regulate the Internet like a... [more]

6 hours ago CNET Marguerite Reardon 6 hours ago

Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the... [more]

6 hours ago CNET Dara Kerr 6 hours ago

How Carl Bass is crafting Autodesk's push for makers like you

The software company known for projects as far afield as One World Trade Center and Grand Theft Auto is bringing its tools to DIY-ers tinkering fixes to everyday... [more]

6 hours ago GigaOM Katie Fehrenbacher 6 hours ago

Google & SolarCity partner on $750M fund for rooftop solar

Solar installer and financier SolarCity announced on Thursday that it plans to raise a $750 million fund to invest in installing solar panels on the rooftops of home owners, and $300 million of that... [more]

6 hours ago Fortune Dan Primack 6 hours ago

Net neutrality will not create ‘uncertainty’

American mathematician John Allen Paulos once said: “Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security." He’s right, and it’s... [more]

8 hours ago Reddit Ryan Merket 8 hours ago

Announcing the winners of reddit donate!

Last week... [more]

8 hours ago IEBlog Ieblog 8 hours ago

A break from the past: the birth of Microsoft's new web rendering engine

As we announced last month, Project Spartan will be the new browser across all Windows 10 devices, from phones to tablets, PCs and beyond. You’ll hear about the new browser’s features in... [more]

8 hours ago The Verge Chris Welch 8 hours ago

These are reactions to the FCC's historic net neutrality vote

The FCC has just made history by placing broadband under Title II regulation in an attempt to permanently safeguard net neutrality. The 3-2 vote was the culmination of months of... [more]

9 hours ago The Verge Chris Welch 9 hours ago

Apple Watch event announced for March 9th

Apple has just announced its highly anticipated Apple Watch event; it's happening on March 9th. The company today invited media to a gathering taking place at San Francisco's Yerba... [more]

9 hours ago Krebs on Security Briankrebs 9 hours ago

Spam Uses Default Passwords to Hack Routers

In case you needed yet another reason to change the default username and password on your wired or wireless Internet router: Phishers are sending out links that, when... [more]

9 hours ago GeekWire John Cook 9 hours ago

PopCap Games co-founder emerges with virtual reality startup Pluto VR

As the co-founder of PopCap Games, John Vechey helped create some of the most compelling and beloved games for PCs, consoles and mobile devices. Now, the 37-year-old Seattle entrepreneur sees the same... [more]

9 hours ago The Verge Chris Welch 9 hours ago

FCC overrules state laws to help cities build out municipal broadband

Before it tackles net neutrality, the FCC is setting a major precedent for municipal broadband: it's just voted to preempt state laws that were preventing two cities from building out... [more]

9 hours ago Wall Street Journal 9 hours ago

Apple Plans 'Special Event' on March 9, Likely for Smartwatch

Apple said it will hold a “special event” for March 9 that is likely to be a coming-out party for Apple Watch. Apple has said the watch will go on sale in... [more]

10 hours ago Wall Street Journal 10 hours ago

IBM Pumps $4 Billion Into Cloud, Mobile Initiatives

IBM is announcing that it will shift $4 billion in 2015 spending to what it calls the “strategic imperatives” of cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security... [more]

11 hours ago Technet Microsoft Corporate Blogs 11 hours ago

Microsoft launches Tech Talent for Good as employees raise record-breaking $117 million

By Kathleen Hogan, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs Every day, Microsoft employees have the... [more]