13 ways to screw over your internet provider – gpgmail

[ad_1] Internet providers are real bastards: they have captive audiences whom they squeeze for every last penny while they fight against regulation like net neutrality and donate immense amounts of money to keep on lawmakers’ good sides. So why not turn the tables? Here are 13 ways to make sure your ISP has a hard […]

No One Knows How Many US Homes, Businesses Lack Broadband Access

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. How many Americans can’t buy home broadband because no ISP offers service in their area? You might think the answer to this question would be straightforward. The FCC releases reports on the state of US networks (wireless and wireline) […]

Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg – gpgmail

[ad_1] After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the once might blogging service back in 2013. The media conglomerate (which also owns gpgmail) was clearly never quite sure what to do with the property after gobbling it up as part […]

Verizon is teaming with Boingo to bring 5G inside – gpgmail

[ad_1] We’ve long known that 5G rollout wouldn’t happen overnight. But now that carriers have gotten things started, they’ve been confronted with pushback against the next-gen wireless technology’s limitations. Among the bigger issues is spotty coverage indoors — you know that place where most of us spend most of our time? Verizon’s looking to address […]

Snapchat beats a dead horse – gpgmail

[ad_1] Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on gpgmail this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how Netflix might have some rough times ahead […]

The 5G Moto Mod Is Now Compatible With the Moto Z2 Force From 2017

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Motorola was technically the first company to offer a 5G phone, but it wasn’t actually a new phone. Its 5G Moto Mod on Verizon added 5G capability to the Moto Z3 earlier this year, and it later expanded to […]

Verizon is selling Tumblr – gpgmail

[ad_1] The Daily Crunch is gpgmail’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Verizon is selling Tumblr to WordPress.com parent, Automattic It’s been six years since Yahoo acquired the popular blogging platform for […]

Verizon Sells Tumblr to WordPress Owner for Paltry $3 Million

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Companies exist to make money for the owners and shareholders, and they’ll often do it at the expense of basic morality and common sense. That’s why the rise and fall of Tumblr is so perplexing. Verizon has announced that […]

Verizon is selling Tumblr to WordPress parent, Automattic – gpgmail

[ad_1] Six years after Yahoo purchased Tumblr for north of $1 billion, its parent corporation is selling the once-dominant blogging platform. WordPress owner Automattic Inc. has agreed to take the service off of Verizon’s hands. Terms of the deal are undisclosed, but the number is “nominal,” compared to its original asking price, per an article […]

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer – gpgmail

[ad_1] Most people don’t think twice about picking up a phone charging cable and plugging it in. But one hacker’s project wants to change that and raise awareness of the dangers of potentially malicious charging cables. A hacker who goes by the online handle MG took an innocent-looking Apple USB Lightning cable and rigged it […]