Tag: AT&T

FCC Announced Plans to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Announces Net Neutrality Repeal Despite Ongoing Investigation

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced the commission's plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. On Tuesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a proposal that will likely change the way we use the Internet. Pai's...
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Here’s why you had no Internet Yesterday: a Level 3 Configuration Error

A Level 3 configuration error rendered significant parts of the United States disconnected from the Internet. One of the most alarming scenarios that could happen to anyone in today's digital world is to be shut...
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Thousands in San Juan Puerto Rico Get Cell Service via AT&T’s Flying COW Drone

AT&T's Flying COW drone is now grazing the skies of Puerto Rico, providing talk, text, and data to "thousands of customers". After suffering the wrath of two of the most catastrophic Atlantic hurricanes ever to...
internet of everything

5G Edge Computing is Like Having a Supercomputer in Every Corner

Bye bye, lag. AT&T is embracing “edge computing” to solve the latency problem for future 5G applications, like self-driving cars, robotics, and VR/AR. The Internet of Things, and the farther reaching application of it, now referred...
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Internet Restricted Worldwide as Russia Moves to Block Proxies and VPNs

China has a restrictive firewall blocking specific content from their citizens and Russia may be following suit.  While VPNs and proxies are decent workarounds, will the U.S. share the same fate if Net Neutrality fails...
open internet

Net Neutrality Update: Obama era Open Internet Rules are out

As expected, the FCC voted to kick off the dismantling of Net Neutrality rules just two years after being approved. This constitutes a return to the Clinton-era Internet regulatory framework. In the space of a...
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How AT&T Bought This Wireless Carrier for 3x its Stock Price

We all know that AT&T is a big name in the wireless communications industry, but a recent move has shown us how willing they are to make a big purchase. And the reason they...
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Let’s Hope Streaming Doesn’t Turn Into Cable

Friends, nerds, countrymen. We have wished for a tech invention, we realized that it was in the works, and we have been totally let down by the execution. This, unfortunately, is another retelling of that...
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CES Special: The Ford Sync Puts Alexa in your Vehicle

Amazon and the Ford Motor Company are collaborating to integrate the AI Alexa into new Ford vehicles. Time for the Internet of Things to hit the road. Ford and Amazon are joining forces to integrate the...