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Verizon launching 5G in Los Angeles

Following Sacramento, the second city to see a 5G network deployed by Verizon will be Los Angeles.   By Corinne Reichert | May 16, 2018       Verizon has announced that it will be launching 5G in Los Angeles, with the mobile network to be deployed in the last quarter of 2018. Labelling Los Angeles and…
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One last shot at net neutrality in 2018

  The Senate is meeting to revive net neutrality, but chances are Trump Republicans will back the FCC and net neutrality will die.   By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | May 16, 2018         On May 16, the Senate will vote to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) net neutrality repeal. Odds are,…
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Windows 10 tip: Use an ISO file to create a bootable USB flash drive

Your emergency repair kit should include a recovery drive that contains the installation files for the latest Windows 10 version. Here's how to create this indispensable tool quickly and easily.    By Ed BottMay 15, 2018  Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Here's what you can expect       Every time Microsoft releases a new feature update…
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Kaspersky Lab to shift US customer data from Russia to Switzerland

Kaspersky Lab also plans to move the tools and systems used to compile products from its source code to the country.        By Charlie OsborneMay 15, 2018        Kaspersky Lab plans to move core components of its infrastructure from Russian shores to Switzerland. On Tuesday, the cybersecurity firm said that "a number of…
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Adobe sends out second wave of security updates for critical vulnerabilities

A total of 47 vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader, Acrobat, and Photoshop CC have been tackled in the new security update.        By Charlie OsborneMay 15, 2018        Adobe has released a large security update which tackles 47 vulnerabilities only a week after the firm's customary monthly patch round. The latest patch update impacts…
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Microsoft to replace for free Surface Pro 4s with screen-flicker problems

Microsoft is instituting a Surface Pro 4 replacement and warranty-refund program for those with continued screen-flickering issues.        By Mary Jo FoleyMay 14, 2018 Credit: Microsoft       Unveiled on May 11, the replacement program -- which is for both consumer and commercial customers -- is outlined on Microsoft's Support site. (Hat tip to…
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Chili’s restaurant chain suffers data breach

Customers are being warned that payment card information was likely involved in the data breach.        By Charlie OsborneMay 14, 2018  File Photo       The Chili's restaurant chain has been involved in a data breach which may have exposed customer credit card information. Dallas, Texas-based Brinker International -- which operates over 1,600 Chili's…
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