Kathy Byron, a Virginia House Republican, has put forth a bill that would essentially block any municipal broadband in the state. Proposals of this sort can't be blocked by the FCC and they're supported by cable companies who would prefer not to compete with cities.
Nokia's "next exciting chapter" in the world of mobile devices will be unveiled at MWC 2017 next month. A launch event has been scheduled for February 26 in Barcelona, Spain, according to Nokia's owner HMD. Nokia recently introduced its Nokia 6 handset for the Chinese market.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be released on the same day for both the Wii U and Nintendo Switch. Those who already have a Wii U and are interested in the game may want to upgrade to the Switch based on a comparison video released by GameXplain.
GameStop has run out of preorder units for the Nintendo Switch. It confirmed on Sunday that the console was no longer available. GameStop is working to secure more units between now and March, but it doesn't know when it'll offer the game system again.
Japan's launch of the SS-520-4 on Saturday was a failure. The tiny rocket would have been the smallest rocket to ever bring a payload to orbit, but the mission wasn't successful. While the first part of the mission went fine, JAXA eventually lost communication with it.
Raspberry Pi Foundation has just announced a new Compute Module that is based on the latest Raspberry Pi 3 architecture. the Compute Module 3 is a slimmed-down version of Raspberry Pi 3 that is missing the SD card and other sockets for embedding in other products.
When Huawei officially unveiled its two flagship smartphones, the Mate 9 and Porsche Edition, the company also promised to launch the Mate 9 with more RAM. Only two versions of the Mate 9 were available, the MHA-L29 (Global unit) and MHA-L09 (Chinese unit), and both came with
Since the release of Windows 10, users asked Microsoft to address the privacy concerns. Many users have expressed concerns regarding Windows 10 privacy, since the operating system sends to Microsoft location, text input, voice input, touch input, website visit, and other
Due to various demands from customers, companies tend to release several smartphone variants. For 2017, Xiaomi plans to launch three versions of the flagship Mi 6 handset, with two different chipsets. The cheaper model with MediaTek's Helio X30 will cost CNY1,999 (around $290)
Sony was rather quite over the last few weeks, but that only means the company is putting some work. According to UAProof (User Agent Profile), Sony is working on two new Xperia smartphones that might come powered by the MediaTek Helio P20 MT6757 chipset.
Owners of NVIDIA's first set-top streaming box from 2015 can now enjoy new features and improvements brought by the latest software update. The update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat platform and it brings it closer to the new model released a few months ago.
Just days after HTC officially suspended roll out of Android 7.0 Nougat update for HTC 10 owners, Samsung has done the same things for Galaxy S7 series. A week after Samsung had begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge handsets, the roll out
Thanks to the same case maker that created recent 3D renders of the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones, we now have the exact dimensions of both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones. The dimensions of the new phones are very similar to the current models, despite much bigger
South Korean officials have been investigating Samsung's connection to government corruption for months. That investigation has now led to Jay Y. Lee, Samsung's de facto leader, being formally accused of bribery. Prosecutors in the case have requested an arrest warrant.
Facebook's new tools intended to combat the spread of fake news will first roll out in Germany. The fake news identification tools were unveiled in late 2016 and have been tested in the US. Aine Kerr says the roll out will occur in the next few weeks.
An application to run tests on multiple wireless frequency bands was filed by Amazon with the FCC last week. The company wants to receive permission in the form of a "five-month experimental special temporary authority to operate on selected" frequencies.
China's Cyberspace Administration (CAA) has implemented a requirement that all app stores in the country must register with the government. Stores that don't register and possibly submit themselves to greater oversight won't be operating in accordance with the law.
Patent filings from Microsoft reveal the company has come up with a design for a foldable phone that can transform into a tablet. The filings include notes and diagrams pertaining to a smartphone that can either become a tablet or be used in a "tent" mode.
Airbus is working on urban air transport systems and it hopes to test one of its prototype units by the end of this year. The company's Project Vahana team has been working on an autonomous single-passenger airborne taxi that features a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) system.
Apple plans to add original TV shows to Apple Music, executive Jimmy Iovine has confirmed. The company wants to include TV content on Music since it'll turn the service into "an entire pop cultural experience." Music is trying to better compete with services like Spotify.