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FBI breaks up 2 illegal streaming sites — including iStreamItAll, with more subscribers than Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu

Monday  01:10,   16 december 2019
usatoday

Darryl Polo and Luis Villarino, both of Las Vegas, have pleaded guilty to copyright infringement charges for operating iStreamItAll and Jetflix.One of the platforms reportedly had more paying subscribers than Netflix, Hulu and other popular licensed >>>

New Orleans city computers offline after cyberattack

Monday  00:35,   16 december 2019
cnet

It wasn't immediately clear whether ransomware was to blame.The NOLA.gov website was still down for "unplanned maintenance" Sunday, but emergency services such as 911 and the fire department are still operational, the New Orleans' Office of... >>>

Ads on Facebook are spreading misinformation about anti-HIV drugs

Monday  00:25,   16 december 2019
engadget

While many are focused on Facebook's unwillingness to curb false political ads, there appears to be another misinformation campaign going unchecked. The Guardian and GLAAD have noted that personal injury law firms continue to run Facebook ads... >>>

See the Ocean in Las Vegas: Fisker will unveil its new electric SUV at CES 2020 in January

Sunday  23:21,   15 december 2019
usatoday

Fisker also announced a partnership with Electrify America to ensure future Ocean owners will have access to a vast network of fast-charging stations.Fisker also announced a partnership with Electrify America to ensure future Ocean owners will have... >>>

The best holiday 2019 iPad deals: iPad Air for $400 and more

Sunday  18:35,   15 december 2019
cnet

Plus: Grab an $80 discount on the new 10.2-inch model or save $150 on the 11-inch iPad Pro.SEE IT AT BEST... >>>

Disney+ is a huge hit and already on more than 22 million devices

Sunday  18:11,   15 december 2019
bgr

The impressive launch of Disney+ essentially provides us with a case study in how to successfully enter a saturated media market and immediately make an impact. There's no question that the streaming field these days is crowded, but Disney... >>>

On Sale Today at Best Buy: iPad, Nintendo Switch, Fitbit Versa 2 and more

Sunday  17:40,   15 december 2019
cnet

And it comes with a free Google Nest... >>>

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G rollout

Sunday  16:50,   15 december 2019
reuters

Telenor says Huawei will still play role in 5G rolloutStill, on Friday, the head of Telenor Norway, Petter-Boerre Furberg, told Reuters that the operator would gradually phase out the use of Huawei network components in Norway over a 4-5 year... >>>

Andrew Yang has defied expectations. Can he turn that into a 2020 win?

Sunday  15:16,   15 december 2019
usatoday

Yang has honed in on a message of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, touted a universal basic income and boasted about his ability to reach disaffected... >>>

FDA clears an interoperable, automated insulin pump

Sunday  15:15,   15 december 2019
engadget

It might soon be decidedly easier for Americans to manage diabetes -- the FDA has approved the sale of an interoperable, automated insulin pump for the first time. Tandem Diabetes Care's updated t:slim X2 can pair with a Dexcom G6 glucose... >>>

Amazon's Alexa can play Christmas music, control lights and more

Sunday  15:00,   15 december 2019
cnet

Plus, five questions for your Echo to try out this holiday season.You can use these Alexa skills when you want to impress your family -- even if they're not able to make it to the holidays this year. These features require little to no setup, and... >>>

Dolby Atmos: Why it's cool, how it works and how to get it

Sunday  14:32,   15 december 2019
cnet

From movie theaters to the music charts, here's how Dolby Atmos surrounds you with sound from all directions -- even above.A traditional surround system in a theater. Lots of speakers, but only a few "channels" to direct the sound to. A sound... >>>

The best smart locks of 2019, including Alexa vs. Siri

Sunday  10:05,   15 december 2019
cnet

Ready to go keyless in 2019? These smart locks are our best bets for bringing your front door online.Forget your keys? No problem. Need to unlock the door to let in a friend or service provider? Easy peasy. Forgot to lock the door before heading... >>>

The best language learning apps to achieve fluency

Sunday  09:11,   15 december 2019
cnet

If you didn't excel at a language in school, it doesn't mean you can't learn one now.Most high schools require students to take at least one language course before they can graduate. I took French, and while I loved the language, it... >>>

Study suggests vapers are 1.3 times more likely to develop lung disease

Sunday  07:30,   15 december 2019
engadget

As debate continues around how e-cigarettes should be legislated, vaping companies promote their products as less health-damaging than smoking regular cigarettes. However, a new three-year study from UC San Francisco shows that vaping is associated... >>>