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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai plans to halt rule that would require ISPs to protect the security of their customers' personal information (Jon Brodkin/Ars Technica)

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai plans to halt rule that would require ISPs to protect the security of their customers' personal information  —  FCC chair plans to halt security rule and set up vote to kill privacy regime.  —  The Federal Communications Commission plans to halt implementation …


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TCL debuts $549 BlackBerry KeyOne with hardware keyboard, Snapdragon 625, 4.5-inch 1620x1080 display, and Android 7.1; phone ships "as early as" April (Ben Schoon/9to5Google)

Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
TCL debuts $549 BlackBerry KeyOne with hardware keyboard, Snapdragon 625, 4.5-inch 1620x1080 display, and Android 7.1; phone ships “as early as” April  —  BlackBerry's “hail mary” just went official, the BlackBerry “KeyOne.”  Previously referred to as the “Mercury,” …


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Bigscreen, an app that enables people to use their computer desktops in VR while communicating in a shared virtual space, raises $3M led by a16z (Ben Lang/Road to VR)

Ben Lang / Road to VR:
Bigscreen, an app that enables people to use their computer desktops in VR while communicating in a shared virtual space, raises $3M led by a16z  —  Bigscreen Inc, the company behind the social VR desktop app, Bigscreen, last year told us they'd raised a seed round from “Tier 1” VC firms.


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International Telecommunication Union announces 5G specs: 20Gbps download, 1ms latency, support for up to 1M devices per square kilometer (Sebastian Anthony/Ars Technica UK)

Sebastian Anthony / Ars Technica UK:
International Telecommunication Union announces 5G specs: 20Gbps download, 1ms latency, support for up to 1M devices per square kilometer  —  The total download capacity for a single 5G cell must be at least 20Gbps, the International Telcommunication Union (ITU) has decided.


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Sources: autonomous Uber was driving itself when it ran a red light in San Francisco, though Uber claimed "human error" (New York Times)

New York Times:
Sources: autonomous Uber was driving itself when it ran a red light in San Francisco, though Uber claimed “human error”  —  The suit, brought by the autonomous car business Waymo, accuses Uber and a star engineer, Anthony Levandowski, of planning to steal trade secrets.  —  April 21, 2064


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Google is shutting down Spaces, its experimental group messaging app, on April 17, will make app read-only on March (Ryan Whitwam/Android Police)

Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google is shutting down Spaces, its experimental group messaging app, on April 17, will make app read-only on March  —  After nine months of existence, Google is throwing in the towel on group messaging app Spaces.  It's going read-only on March 3rd and will be completely offline on April 17th.


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