GoGo's In-Flight WiFi Goes in Fits and Starts


Why is it that in-flight WiFi is almost always problematic? Every time I take a commercial flight, I sign up for the GoGo WiFi service — and every time I am disappointed by something. My experience last week flying on Delta was no exception. After takeoff, I struggled to connect my iPhone. After spending quite a long time making unsuccessful attempts, I gave up in frustration. I pulled out my MacBook and was able to connect. I did it! Or so I thought. I connected with my wife using text messaging. That worked.

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Redditors don’t read what they vote on, according to a new study

A new study has found that almost three-quarters of posts to Reddit are voted on by users who haven’t actually clicked through, and many visitors to the site merely scan through headlines.

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Eavesdropper bug exposes millions of texts, calls

A recently discovered vulnerability affecting almost 700 iOS and Android apps has exposed millions of text messages, calls, and voice recordings, researchers at enterprise mobile threat protection firm Appthority warned Thursday.

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'Invisible' Technologies: What You Can't See Can Hurt You


There are times when it seems like technology can work almost too well. Now, if working too well sounds to you like an impossibility — along the lines of being too rich or too good looking — reflect that there’s more to a technology than end-user experience. In addition to the experience of using the technology, there are other considerations that play a role: things like maintenance, operations and ongoing support. While these considerations are less directly visible to the enterprise end-user, they are nevertheless important.

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Exposed: Massive spambot exposes 711 million email addresses

‘For a sense of scale, that’s almost one address for every single man, woman and child in all of Europe,’ according to security researcher Troy Hunt.

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Amazon is killing every category it touches, including batteries

Amazon is so big that it now sells more batteries than Duracell and almost as many diapers as Pampers, according to a new report.

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Covfefe lives: Twitter comes up with amazing memes after Trump tweet

Almost immediately after President Trump tweeted covfefe, sending Twitter into a frenzy, users of the social media platform did their best to poke fun at the situation.

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Covfefe lives: Twitter comes up with funny memes after Trump tweet

Almost immediately after President Trump tweeted covfefe, sending Twitter into a frenzy, users of the social media platform did their best to poke fun at the situation.

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Military personnel data leaked in Dun & Bradstreet database

The huge leak of a Dun & Bradstreet database containing the details of almost 33.7 million people includes over 100,000 military personnel according to the security researcher who reported the leak.

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Nvidia turns everything to 11 with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080 price cuts

Nvidia announced the GTX 1080 Ti at GDC. It packs almost all the horsepower of the Titan X, with few compromises.

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Barra Leaves Post as Xiaomi's International Point Man


Almost four years after being poached from a critical post at Google to join Chinese upstart Xiaomi, Hugo Barra on Monday announced he will return to Silicon Valley in February. Barra, who led the Xiaomi’s overseas expansion as vice president, international, explained the move largely as a desire to reconnect with his family and restore a sense of normalcy to his life. However, it also coincides with a widespread perception that Xiaomi’s international growth has run into a great wall.

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