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The Fastest Wireless Network in Every City

I’m not the biggest fan of Verizon’s stance on net neutrality, the wireless carrier’s costs, or the unrelated fact that I still can’t get FIOS in Silicon-freakin’-Valley, but according to PCMag, Verizon Wireless has the fastest wireless service in the country. The carrier might not have the fastest service where you…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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iOS/Android App of the Week: Fing – Network Scanner

What’s on your network? You can always pull up your router’s web interface to get a sense of which devices are connected, but you’re probably just going to get a list of MAC addresses and assigned IPs—not very helpful. The app Fing – Network Scanner (iOS, Android) is a great, free way to get a […]

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USA Today Is Pissed That Bots Are Such Big Fans of Its Facebook Page

Normally, if a publisher has a problem with spam bots. it has something to do with dreaded promotional comments that don’t make any sense. But USA Today has another problem—the bots just love the colorful newspaper’s Facebook page. That’s led to the FBI getting involved.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Report: Facebook TV Coming as Early as June, It’s Still Not a Media Company

Facebook, which is definitely not a media company, is reportedly planning to launch around two dozen original “TV-like” programs in mid-June. Are you ready to catch the opening credits in your newsfeed, stop what you’re doing, and watch some prestige television?Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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