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US mayors calls FCC and Congress to support net neutrality

Mayors of San Francisco, New York, Boston and 14 other cities in the United States have supported net neutrality by passing a resolution and urged the White House and Congress to bring in strong and robust net neutrality rules. The new resolution will prevent Internet Service Providers (ISP’s) from charging fees from content providers and favoring specific websites. The resolution ...

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Google confirms testing of domain name registration service

On Monday, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced the launch of Google Domains, an invite-only service which would allow consumers to register domain names for their businesses. That means, the company is now filling the gaps in its Google Apps hosting segment for small businesses. The service is currently in beta testing and is available only to limited number of consumers. Google mentioned that ...

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Heartbleed bug still exists in over 300,000 servers

Most of the techies around the world are now acquainted with the heart bleeding “Heartbleed bug” that was discovered 2 months back. Heartbleed had affected over 600,000 servers keeping them vulnerable to be exploited, but according to a report by a security research firm, half of those servers are still affected by the bug. The bug which spread the panicky situation and ...

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Microsoft increases OneDrive storage quota to 15GB; Still MEGA gives 50GB

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced a ‘massive’ offer to its OneDrive cloud storage users as well as Office 365 premium subscribers. The company has increased the free storage quota of OneDrive from 7GB to 15GB, while the Office 365 users will get 1TB of storage space. Earlier, Office 365 subscribers had 20GB of storage in OneDrive. For your information, Kim Dotcom’s MEGA ...

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German publishers demand more from Google, Bing and Yahoo search

German publishers are now going to be pretty tough deal as they are demanding cut from Microsoft, Google and Yahoo. A galaxy of agencies has complained a file against Google, mentioning that Google should share the revenue for content sharing, quoting and linking produced by the German publishers. The concerned publishers from the Germany are now demanding for the 11 ...

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Make a Hangouts call to businesses directly from Google Search result

Well, now the search results are really going to a commendable experience. Now, no need of waiting for the slow network of the handset or anything else, now Google affords you to simplify your search experience. Google search has now come up with the great bonanza where users can simply improve their search experience by making free voice calls instantaneously. One call ...

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Google tests Project Loon’s LTE-equipped baloons in Brazil

Google’s Project Loon seems to be expanding outside of United States, as Google conducted trails by sending out LTE-equipped balloons in a remote town in Brazil as a part of the Project. The LTE-equipped balloon was flown over the remote town of Campo Maior in the north-east of Brazil and provided connectivity to a local school called Linoca Gayoso. Project ...

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Microsoft, Apple and others stand against US snooping overseas

Microsoft Corporation(NASDAQ:MSFT) along with other four large companies of the United States are now thinking of exploiting the Manhattan court case, to establish a boundary line in the cloud, stating that US government has no legal authorities to snoop into the user data stored outside the zone of the country. US Companies which are in the line of hosting services ...

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Portland likely to get Google Fiber before New York

Portland is expected to get Google’s high-speed fiber connectivity in the near future as the country’s commissioners cleared a 29-page franchise agreement between Google Fiber and the city. Google will decide upon its entry into Portland by evaluating the accessibility of utility poles, topography and local regulations by the end of 2014. The company will also take a decision based ...

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AT&T user data breached in April by its vendor’s employees

In April, there was a security breach in AT&T (NASDAQ:T), where three employees of one of its vendors had unauthorized access to an unknown number of users’ personal information, and AT&T confirms the breach and released a statement. The incident took place between April 9 to 21, where some users’ call records and social security numbers were compromised. Although AT&T confirmed about ...

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