eBay founder throws $500G into experiment on income

The concept of basic income is a simple idea: Impoverished people receive a fixed amount of money on a regular basis to pay for necessities such as food, clothing, and housing.

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Samsung Announces Fix to Galaxy S7 Active Phone in Response to Consumer Reports Dunk Test

Samsung says it has fixed a manufacturing problem that caused some Galaxy S7 Active phones to fail in underwater conditions the phone was designed to withstand.

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NFL hires cybersecurity firm to teach players how to use social media

The NFL has a social media problem that can only be fixed by professionals. Following a string of high-profile online mishaps and hacks, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is reaching out to cybersecurity firm K2 Intelligence for help.

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'1970' date bug could be used to wreck pre-iOS 9.3.1 devices over Wi-Fi, researchers say

Article Image Though the issue was nominally fixed with iOS 9.3, the “1970” date bug can theoretically be used to intentionally brick any pre-iOS 9.3.1 device, according to a pair of security researchers.

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The 200GB wireless flash drive your 16GB iPhone desperately needs

It’s 2016 but two major smartphone issues are yet to be fixed. First of all, there’s never enough storage on most mobile devices whether they’re new iPhones or Android devices. And then there are battery life problems. SanDisk has a new product that aims to fix one of them, and that the shortage of memory.

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Facebook's first satellite will beam Internet to rural Africa starting in 2016

With the exception of a select few locations, most of Africa is is beyond the range of traditional fixed and mobile terrestrial network connections.

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Apple fixes iOS 9 app slicing bug, releases full text transcripts of WWDC 2015

Article Image Apple on Monday announced it has fixed an iCloud bug that prevented the release of iOS 9 App Thinning features, and released searchable text transcripts of WWDC 2015’s keynote and developer sessions.

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Apple stops iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 code signing as iOS 9.0.2 fixes lock screen exploit

Article Image After the release of iOS 9.0.2 on Wednesday, which fixed a number of bugs including a lock screen exploit, Apple stopped signing iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 firmware for compatible devices, prohibiting users who updated from downgrading.

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Skype fixes instant-crash messaging bug, Fantastical comes to Apple Watch

Skype on Wednesday fixed a bug causing its apps to crash with a single message, while Flexibits released a new version of Fantastical 2 for the iPhone, adding an Apple Watch app.



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Netflix Stars in the Internet's Big Motion Picture Show


Streaming video accounts for more than half of all of fixed network Internet traffic, according to a newly released report from Sandvine, which based its findings on data from 250-plus communication service providers, or CSPs. Web browsing and social networking accounted for far less peak traffic — with browsing accounting for just 6 percent of Internet traffic, and Facebook accounting for about 2.7 percent. Netflix accounted for more than 36.5 of downstream traffic in peak evening hours in North America, the report notes.

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OS X 10.10.2 will fix years-old Thunderbolt hardware vulnerability

A Mac hardware vulnerability that has yet to be exploited on a wide scale will reportedly be fixed with Apple’s forthcoming OS X 10.10.2 update for Yosemite, preventing any future attacks.



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