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Technology NY is kicking Spectrum out of the state for ‘recurring failures’
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Chad Hume, a longtime official overseeing telecommunications at the public service commission who retired in 2015, said he can't recall an action like this from the regulator in his decades in the industry. Charter says it has extended broadband service to 86,000 homes and businesses. "In the weeks leading up to an election, rhetoric often becomes politically charged", spokeswoman Shelley Loo told The Post.

Technology Firefighters battle wildfires up and down California
Author: 0 Firefighters battle wildfires up and down California

The Carr Fire tore through nearby Shasta and Whiskeytown destroying homes and other buildings before charging into Redding, a city of about 92,000. As of dawn, Cal Fire said the Carr Fire had grown to 44,450 acres and was just 3 percent contained.

Technology Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be launched earlier than expected
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be launched earlier than expected

By eliminating the need for docking the Galaxy Note 9 , customers will be able to save up money which they can invest in purchasing the upcoming flagship , which is already expected to sport a ludicrous price tag. On the other hand, Samsung phones headed towards India and Russian Federation, among other global markets will house an Exynos 9820 octa-core processor.

Technology How Google Made Sure None of Its 85,000+ Employee Get Phished
Author: 0 How Google Made Sure None of Its 85,000+ Employee Get Phished

These are used in place of passwords and one-time codes, such as those created by tools such as Google Authenticator , which Google's workforce of more than 85,000 staff were required to use before. U2F is an emerging open source authentication standard, and as such only a handful of high-profile sites now support it, including Dropbox, Facebook, Github (and of course Google's various services).

Technology Uber, Lyft suspend driver who secretly recorded passengers
Author: 0 Uber, Lyft suspend driver who secretly recorded passengers

Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday . Gargac made $150 to $300 nightly from his ride-sharing jobs, he told the newspaper. It said passengers rarely noticed the camera, and when they did Gargac would often say he was recording them for safety reasons, rather than acknowledging the livestream.

Technology Fortnite celebrates its first anniversary with a limited-time Birthday event
Author: 0 Fortnite celebrates its first anniversary with a limited-time Birthday event

The still young Battle Royale game has completely usurped PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in both mind and market share - earning Epic games respect and a heck of a lot of money. At that time, we knew that there were errors with the matchmaking system the game uses. Well, to Epic Games' delight, recognition is not the only thing it has gained.

Technology Samsung Galaxy Watch to gatecrash the Note 9's August launch event
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Watch to gatecrash the Note 9's August launch event

The photos also suggest that Samsung gave the Galaxy Note 9 the same fingerprint sensor redesign underneath the camera as the Galaxy S9 . Interestingly, sources say Samsung isn't anticipating a ton of sales at first, but hopes that being the first to market a foldable device such as this will get at least a few folks excited.

Technology 70 new emojis are coming soon (including more hairstyles!)
Author: 0 70 new emojis are coming soon (including more hairstyles!)

Tomorrow is "World Emoji Day", apparently. These emojis are obviously modelled after their real-world counterparts, which got Google thinking: can we use the power of our phones to find the real world versions of the emojis we use every day? But yesterday afternoon Apple finally confirmed the news that we've been waiting for: We're getting ginger emojis and we're getting them this year.

Technology Motorola Announces Moto E5 Play with Android Go Software
Author: 0 Motorola Announces Moto E5 Play with Android Go Software

The Go edition was first announced at Google I/O 2017 and it meant for low-end devices that run with 512MB to 1GB of memory . The device has a slightly larger screen than the full Android variant, bringing 5.3 inches in the 18: 9 aspect, instead of the 5.2 inches of the variant already presented.

Technology Xiaomi Mi Max 3 retail box leaked ahead of July 19 launch
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Max 3 retail box leaked ahead of July 19 launch

We all know very well that previous year, the Mi A1 was one of the most successful smartphones of the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer, of course, Xiaomi. It is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 770 processor and backed by a 5500mAh battery . It will also feature a notch and will also be part of Android One program.

Technology Google Phone app on Android can auto-filter spam calls to voicemail
Author: 0 Google Phone app on Android can auto-filter spam calls to voicemail

However, everyone's results may vary. To use caller ID and spam protection , user's phone may need to send information about your calls to Google . Like Google's Gmail spam email filter, its spam call filter is likely to be highly effective even if it can not prevent all spam calls. This feature will protect you from the spam callers and will block the calls coming from unknown sources.

Technology Amazon promises 1M deals for this year's Prime Day, beginning Monday
Author: 0 Amazon promises 1M deals for this year's Prime Day, beginning Monday

The online retailer had been bolting out 24-hour lighting deals in the days leading up to the summer sale include cut-price offers on beds, clothes, board games and home security cameras. "This year NRF found that almost eight out of 10 back-to-school and college shoppers are marking their calendars for July 16 to look for sales on everything from school supplies to electronics".

Technology Samsung Galaxy S10 Gets A Booster At The Cost Of S9!
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 Gets A Booster At The Cost Of S9!

Now, it's been reported that the phablet will be launched in Korea on August 24. With a month remaining before its launch, a leaked render of the device has appeared that appears to be an official press render and gives us a good look of the front panel.

Technology Apple updates the MacBook Pro in big and small ways
Author: 0 Apple updates the MacBook Pro in big and small ways

Now seeing as how the keyboard was seemingly the main source of complaints on the 2016 models, it will be interesting to see how the company's next-gen keyboard design functions out in the real world. The previous versions of the keyboard have been a pain-point for customers and Apple for their lack of reliability since the switch to the newer, thinner butterfly keys, about which there are now multiple lawsuits .

Technology Fortnite Season 5 Challenge Sets: Road Trip, Drift, and Ragnarok
Author: 0 Fortnite Season 5 Challenge Sets: Road Trip, Drift, and Ragnarok

The Fortnite floating lightning bolt location challenge , which tasks you with "Search floating lightning bolts", may sound tricky, but it's actually quite simple. Epic Games says that Rifts will instantly take players to a random location when they step into them. The golf cart can hold up to four players, has drifting speed boosts and has a roof that players can use as a bounce pad.

Technology IHOP flips back to pancakes, drops IHOb name
Author: 0 IHOP flips back to pancakes, drops IHOb name

But the effort did not create a significant increase in the company's purchase consideration , which measures the likelihood of consumers eating at a particular restaurant chain. The national diner tweeted on Monday that they will reverse the name change decision and announced a celebratory date for the restaurant. The IHOb name change was never meant to be permanent.