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Last-Minute Push to Restore Net Neutrality Stymied by Democrats Flush With Telecom Cash

Source: GizmodoNet neutrality proponents now have less than two weeks to convince 38 House lawmakers to support an effort to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality....

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The Feds Are Now Looking Into Who Sent Millions of Fake Net Neutrality Comments to the FCC

Source: GizmodoFederal investigators are looking into whether the mass submission of millions of fraudulent letters on net neutrality to the Federal Communications Commission’s digital comment system...

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Should Apple have its own search engine?

Source: MacworldIn a recent interview with Axios on HBO, Apple CEO Tim Cook was made to answer a very uncomfortable question. He was asked how he squares taking billions of dollars from Google to make...

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El déficit comercial de EE.UU.

Fuente: ENDI/Juan LaraEn una columna publicada ayer, lunes, el colega y amigo José Alameda hizo una excelente exposición de los riesgos de la política arancelaria del presidente Trump, que va...

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Google, el gigante tecnológico, celebra su 20º aniversario

Fuente: El Pais“Que veinte años no es nada”, cantaba Carlos Gardel en su tango ‘Volver’, pero hablando de tecnología, 20 años es un periodo lo suficientemente importante como para no recordar con...

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El navegador 100% chino es en realidad una copia de Chrome de Google

Fuente: El PaisChina está obsesionada con el desarrollo íntegramente local de diferentes tecnologías. Da igual que sean trenes de alta velocidad, aviones de pasajeros, procesadores, o navegadores de...

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A Disgusted Sen. Chris Murphy Calls Out The U.S. For ‘Screwing Puerto Rico For Over 100 Years’

Source: UPROXMurphy: “The United States has been screwing Puerto Rico for over 100 years and this is just the latest, most disgusting chapter.” (via ABC) pic.twitter.com/BlwGxdJG91— Kyle Griffin...

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Push to weaken US Endangered Species Act runs into roadblocks

Source: NatureAmerica's Endangered Species Act — which protects more than 2,000 plant, animal and insect species at risk of extinction — is under renewed attack from Republican politicians. But policy...

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El ‘deep state’ no tolera que se le cuestione

Fuente: El Nuevo Dia / Luis J. Del Valle TorresSegún los #fakenews, los demócratas y los never trumpers se puede criticar al presidente de Estados Unidos (EEUU), pero no a las agencias de...

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Science under siege: behind the scenes at Trump’s troubled environment agency

Source: NatureThe day Donald Trump took office as US president, the mood was sombre at the main research campus of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Durham, North Carolina. As scientists...

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Decretan estado de emergencia en Florida por alga tóxica

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaMiami - El gobernador de Florida, Rick Scott, decretó hoy, lunes, el estado de "emergencia" en siete condados afectados por el alga tóxica que se forma a raíz de las...

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US–Chinese trade war puts scientists in the cross hairs

Source: NatureScientific research in the United States could become collateral damage in the country’s escalating trade dispute with China. Both countries went head-to-head in mid-June over tariffs on...

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In a Single Generation, Alaska's Landscapes Have Transformed

Source: Gizmodo As we continue to burn fossil fuels like there’s no tomorrow, an insidious transformation is taking place under our noses. Remote ecosystems in our planet’s far north are changing at a...

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Devaluación e inflación ahogan a ciencia argentina

Fuente: SciDev   [BUENOS AIRES] La ciencia argentina está sufriendo crudamente los alcances del aumento en 40 por ciento del precio del dólar, ocurrido en los últimos días. A mediados de abril, un...

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Harassment and discrimination allegations roil a top US biomedical institute

Source: NatureAllegations of sexual harassment and assault levelled last week against Inder Verma, a prominent cancer biologist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California,...

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Scientists downsize bold plan to make human genome from scratch

Source: NatureA bold plan to synthesize an entire human genome has been scaled back, aiming at a more technically attainable near-term goal. Instead of synthesizing all of the human genome’s 3 billion...

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Facebook dirá a sus usuarios qué webs y aplicaciones usan sus datos y les permitirá borrar esa información

Fuente: El Pais"Este año ha sido intenso. No parece que solo hayan sido cuatro meses. Vamos a asegurarnos de que nadie use mal nuestra plataforma; soy optimista y vamos a hacer que se use para...

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'GrayKey' iPhone Unlocking Box Seeing Wide Adoption Among Law Enforcement

Source: MacRumorsGrayShift's recently publicized "GrayKey" box designed to crack locked iPhones is seeing wide adoption among police forces and federal agencies across the United States...

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Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show

Source: MotherboardFBI Director Christopher Wray recently said that law enforcement agencies are “increasingly unable to access” evidence stored on encrypted devices.Wray is not telling the whole...

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Even Corrupt Asshole Chris Christie Thinks Scott Pruitt Might Be Too Corrupt

Source: GizmodoIf you thought former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was going to fuck off into the sunset after he and his 14 percent approval rating left office earlier this year, guess again:...

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The CDC's New Chief Was Accused of Fudging HIV Vaccine Research in the Early 1990s

Source: Gizmodo The track record of Trump appointees tasked with safeguarding the country’s public health has been, in the kindest sense, spotty. So it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that the...

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Cambridge Analytica Goons Brag About Winning the Election for Trump in New Undercover Video

Source: GizmodoCambridge Analytica, the data-firm that’s wrapped up in a massive scandal with Facebook, is having a very bad week. Following Monday’s reveal of an undercover video showing executives...

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Ex-Hacker Adrian Lamo Dies at Age 37

Source: Hacker NewsAdrian Lamo, the hacker who tipped off the FBI about Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning, dies at the age of 37, according to a Facebook post by his father Mario...

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US Court Finds Anti-Robocall Rule Made Nearly Every Smartphone User a Criminal

Source: GizmodoA federal appeals court on Friday overturned a portion of an Obama-era rule aimed at curbing unwanted calls from nuisance telemarketing companies. The court found that a provision of...

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Blackberry Accuses Facebook of Patent Infringement, Seeks Injunction That Could Shut It Down

Source: GizmodoAfter allegedly trying to hold discussions with Facebook for the past “several years,” BlackBerry finally decided to take Facebook to court today, filing a patent infringement lawsuit...

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