Day: December 11, 2018

Star Wars Resistance shorts tide fans over during midseason break – CNET

The first three, on YouTube from the Disney Channel, offer some cute character moments. …read more Source:: CNet

Poor people should get slower internet speeds, American ISPs tell FCC

It’s just not fair on profit-making companies otherwise Analysis ISPs should be paid to provide slower internet speeds to poor people.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Comcast Rejected by Small Town — Residents Vote For Municipal Fiber Instead

A small Massachusetts town has rejected an offer from Comcast and instead plans to build a municipal fiber broadband network. From a report: Comcast offered to bring cable Internet to up to 96 percent of households in Charlemont in exchange for the town paying $462,123 plus interest toward infrastructure costs over 15 years. But Charlemont…

Kubernetes caretaker auditions for Hoarders; takes in another open source project

Etcd joins growing collection of code tended by Cloud Native Computing Foundation At the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 meetup on Tuesday, the CNCF revealed it will adopt, shelter and nourish an itinerant jumble of letters known on the street as “etcd.”… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Open Hardware Board For Robust USB Power Monitoring

We’ve all seen the little USB power meters that have become popular since nearly every portable device has adopted some variation of USB for charging. Placed between the power source and the device under test, they allow you to see voltage and current in real time. Perfect for determining how long you’ll be able to…

Facebook is Starting To Test Search Ads in its Search Results and Marketplace

It’s an ad duopoly battle. From a report: Facebook is starting to test search ads in its search results and Marketplace, directly competing with Google’s AdWords. Facebook first tried Sponsored Results back in 2012 but eventually shut down the product in 2013. Now it’s going to let a small set of automotive, retail, and ecommerce…

Why Trump and word searches for ‘idiot’ came up at Google CEO’s hearing – CNET

A California lawmaker indirectly asked Sundar Pichai about ‘Google bombing.’ …read more Source:: CNet

Google Lens launches on iOS to power visual searches within the Google app – CNET

Apple iPhone and iPad users are no longer limited to using Google Photos to do deeper, AI-powered searches of images. …read more Source:: CNet

We break down Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s big DC showdown (The 3:59, Ep. 502) – CNET

We talk China, data collection and political bias. …read more Source:: CNet

Hertz working with Clear to speed up car rentals – Roadshow

The check-out process will take just 30 seconds. …read more Source:: CNet