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Republicans Vote To End Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to repeal its landmark net neutrality protections, capping off a months-long campaign by the agency’s Republicans to deregulate the broadband industry. The FCC voted 3-2 along party lines Thursday to scrap its 2015 Open Internet Order as Democratic lawmakers and dozens of activists protested outside. In a dramatic […]

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Home energy storage as well as electric cars to be sold in Tesla shops

Tesla’s recent acquisition of Solar City mean the automaker’s retail stores are about to get a makeover. Tesla is perhaps best known for its electric cars, but the company has another prominent business as well. Its Tesla Energy division markets stationary lithium-ion battery packs for energy storage. Energy-storage systems can increase the utility of home solar arrays, […]


Apple Exploring Options For Expanding US Manufacturing

NEW YORK — An iPhone “Designed in California” and made in the USA? It could happen soon. Apple asked Asian-based manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron in June to explore the possibility of manufacturing the popular smartphone in the U.S., according to a report in financial magazine Nikkei Asian Review, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter. Foxconn agreed to look […]


Elon Musk says ‘Robots will take your jobs, force government will have to pay you’

Computers, intelligent machines, and robots seem like the workforce of the future. And as more and more jobs are replaced by technology, people will have less work to do and ultimately will be sustained by payments from the government, predicts Elon Musk , the iconic Silicon Valley futurist who is the founder and CEO of […]


Samsung Stained Again: Company Issues Top Loading Washer Recall

U.S. product-safety officials announced a recall affecting 2.8 million Samsung Electronics Co. washing machines, in another stain on the company’s reputation already following the botched Galaxy Note 7 phone recall. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the tops can detach during use. The company has received more than 700 reports of incidents and nine reports of injuries […]