Day: June 28, 2018

Survey: What are your company’s tech spending priorities for 2019?

Are you familiar with your organization’s technology budget? Take this quick, multiple choice survey and tell us about expected spending for the upcoming year. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Time to dump dual-stack networks and get on the IPv6 train – with LW4o6

Deutsche Telekom and others go with subscriber-focused lightweight approach Despite a decade of efforts, the rollout of IPv6 is still stubbornly sat at less than 25 per cent, in terms of internet traffic, with recent reports suggesting adoption may actually be leveling off.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

The very best smart home deals this Fourth of July – CNET

Celebrate Independence Day with these awesome smart home and appliance discounts. …read more Source:: CNet

Most Americans Think Facebook and Twitter Censor Their Political Views

According to a new Pew Research Center study, 72 percent of those polled (from a sample of 4,594 adults) think it’s likely companies such as Facebook and Twitter actively censor political views that they consider objectionable. The study finds that Americans don’t trust those companies to be impartial when it comes to partisan politics. Bloomberg…

Google apologizes for Google Home outage in mass email – CNET

The company says it “found a glitch with one of our backend systems,” but didn’t share any additional details. …read more Source:: CNet

Amazon Buys PillPack, an Online Pharmacy, For Just Under $1 Billion

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: A week after appointing a CEO for its healthcare joint venture with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan, Amazon today announced an acquisition that underscores how it also hopes to have a more direct — and more commercial — role in the world of healthcare in the coming years….

A live-action Halo TV show is finally, truly on the way – CNET

Remember the Halo movie? No, you don’t, because it didn’t happen. …read more Source:: CNet

Popular Facebook quiz app exposed data on more than 120 million users – CNET

Hmm, maybe that “Which Disney princess are you?” quiz wasn’t worth giving up your info. …read more Source:: CNet

2019 Chevy Volt charges in half the time of last year’s model – Roadshow

A new charging system is only part of Chevrolet’s tech upgrades for its long-serving range-extended electric car. …read more Source:: CNet

California Lawmakers Pass Bill To Give Consumers Broad Privacy Rights

An anonymous reader shares a report: A major privacy bill on the table in California on Thursday could reshape how Silicon Valley does business. If the bill becomes law, people living in the Golden State can tell companies to stop collecting or selling their personal data. In two votes Thursday, the state’s Senate and Assembly…