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Biden Administration Plans to Deliver Broadband to All Within Eight Years

The Biden administration has unveiled an ambitious plan to provide broadband access to all Americans, including those currently underserved.

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Microsoft Scores $21.9 Billion US Army Contract for Augmented Reality Headsets

Microsoft may lose out on its $10 billion JEDI contact, but it just scored a $21.9 billion contract to provide the US Army with augmented reality (AR) headsets.

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Supreme Court Upholds FCC Local Media Regulation

The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to ease local media ownership rules.

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Hackers Access 150,000 Security Cameras: Tesla, Hospitals and Prisons Exposed

A groups of hackers has gained access to roughly 150,000 Verkada security cameras, exposing a slew of customer live feeds.

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India Will Give $1 Billion to Chip Manufacturers That Set Up In-Country

In its bid to become a major manufacturing powerhouse, India is offering $1 billion in cash incentives to chipmakers that set up in-country.

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Google Extends Unlimited Google Meet Calls

Google has extended unlimited calls in its Google Meet platform, making the popular feature available for free through June 2021.

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield: No Intention To Make Slack Free
Slack Joins Chorus of Companies Wanting to Challenge Clubhouse

Slack is the latest company looking to cash in on Clubhouse’s popularity, with plans to include similar features in its own app.

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Apple Building Massive 240MW Battery Farm

Apple announced its latest energy plans, with the company building a battery farm capable of storing 240 megawatt-hours of energy.

Android Phones Home 20x More Than iOS

A computer researcher at Trinity College Dublin has released a report showing Android phones home to Google 20x more than iOS does to Apple.