John Oliver's Viewers Flood FCC Site With Net Neutrality Concerns


Comedian John Oliver, incensed over proposed changes to unravel Net neutrality protections for consumers, unleashed a torrent of criticism against the Federal Communications Commission and urged viewers to register their protest online. The response led to a digital meltdown on the agency’s site Sunday night. Oliver targeted a proposal by Ajit Pai, the agency’s new chairman, that would loosen Net neutrality regulations. It would allow Internet service providers to abide by market forces and largely self-police their conduct.

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T-Mobile's CEO is trolling Verizon on Twitter after its earnings miss

Ever the loquacious executive, T-Mobile CEO John Legere is trolling Verizon on Twitter after its most recent earnings report.

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John Wayne guns for beginners revealed at SHOT Show

The ‘Lil’ Duke, named after iconic Hollywood Western hero John Wayne, is a .177 caliber lever action BB air rifle aimed at beginners and younger shooters.

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Q&A with former Apple CEO John Sculley on the Newton, the iPhone 7, and starting a business today

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John Sculley, who ran Apple for 10 years, talks about his history with the company, his new work in data analytics, and why the 2017 iPhone is the one to wait for.

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John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' sides with Apple in encryption debate

Article Image On the most recent episode of Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver summarized the ongoing battle between Apple and the FBI over encryption, ultimately backing Apple’s position on the matter.

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John McAfee vows he can break iPhone encryption, promises to eat his shoe on live TV if he can't

Famed anti-virus maker John McAfee, who has a flair for the bizarre, recently injected himself into the ongoing debate surrounding Apple’s refusal to create a software backdoor that would enable the FBI to access an iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

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US official says '16-year-old computer nerd' behind high-profile hacks

Remember the hacker who broke into CIA Director John Brennan’s personal email as well as the accounts of other high-ranking US security officials?

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Legere Steps Back After Hurling F-Word at EFF


John Legere, T-Mobile’s loquacious CEO, has apologized to the Electronic Frontier Foundation for what he described as a “color commentary” that drew sharp criticism. “I am a vocal, animated and sometimes foul mouthed CEO,” Legere wrote in a Monday blog post. “I don’t filter myself and you know that no one at T-Mobile filters me either.” While unapologetic for his demeanor, Legere did offer a mea culpa for “offending EFF and its supporters,” noting that EFF is an organization that fights for consumers.

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T-Mobile adds 14 more services to Binge On, attacks throttling and net neutrality complaints

Article Image T-Mobile added 14 new partners in its controversial Binge On program on Thursday, while CEO John Legere simultaneously rebutted critics accusing the company of improper data throttling and/or violating the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules.

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BlackBerry CEO bashes Apple's data privacy policies

Article Image In a post to Blackberry’s official blog on Thursday, CEO John Chen slammed tech companies like Apple that “put their reputations over the greater good” by providing — and advertising — strong encryption and data privacy policies to all users, even criminals.

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Harvard engineers develop swimming 'RoboBee'

Researchers at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have built an insect-size robot that is capable of flying and swimming.

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T-Mobile trade-in plan offers iPhone 6s from $5 per month

Article Image Three days ahead of Apple’s big iPhone launch, T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced a promotional payment plan that presents upgrade customers with an opportunity to own a new iPhone 6s for as little as $5 per month.

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Veteran Car Guy to Steer Google's Driverless Cars to Market


Google on Sunday named auto industry veteran John Krafcik to head up its autonomous vehicle division. Krafcik, former CEO of Hyundai’s U.S. operations, will be the first CEO of Google’s 6-year-old self-driving car project. “This is a great opportunity to help Google develop the enormous potential of self-driving cars,” said Krafcik. “This technology can save thousands of lives, give millions of people greater mobility, and free us from a lot of the things we find frustrating about driving today,” he added. “I can’t wait to get started.”

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T-Mobile's War on Data Hogs Is Everyone's Fight


Thank you to John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile, for declaring war on wireless data hogs. Putting this burning issue on the front page is great. Everyone should know the problems caused by wireless data thieves. Data hogs are threatening to spoil things for everyone. Yes, that means for you and your business.
Data hogs threaten T-Mobile’s growth because they spoil things for regular wireless data users. However this is also a larger problem for the entire industry, and it needs to be solved before it affects other carriers as well.

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T-Mobile's Legere Channels Robin Hood Again


CEO John Legere has publicly declared war on data hogs who threaten to ruin T-Mobile for regular consumers. “This week I am taking aim at a select group of individuals who have actually been stealing data from T-Mobile,” he wrote. “If their activities are left unchecked, their actions could eventually have a negative effect on the experience of honest T-Mobile customers. Not on my watch.” The problem lies with some purchasers of T-Mobile’s unlimited 4G LTE plan for smartphones.

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Major Tech Firms Join White House in Climate Change Pledge


President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and other senior White House officials on Monday met with a group of executives who pledged their companies’ support for the administration’s efforts to reach a strong climate change agreement in Paris this December. Thirteen major companies — Alcoa, Apple, Bank of America, Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Cargill, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Google, Microsoft, PepsiCo, UPS and Walmart — signed the American Business Act on Climate Change.

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Apple's Schiller talks iPhone storage, thin design tradeoffs, single-port MacBook and more

During a panel session with Daring Fireball’s John Gruber on Tuesday, Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller offered his take on 16GB iPhones, the tradeoffs between battery life and device thinness, single-port MacBooks and more.



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