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Report: Microsoft's Surface All-in-One is real, and headed for the living room

Report: Microsoft's Surface All-in-One is real, and headed for the living room We reported yesterday that suppliers were hinting at a possible Microsoft Surface All-in-One (AIO) device coming some time in the future.We can also add to the original report that the company is positioning the Surface AIO for the living room.

AT&T, Time Warner unveil massive $85 billion merger with zero benefit for consumers

AT&T, Time Warner unveil massive $85 billion merger with zero benefit for consumers AT&T and Time Warner have jointly announced a deal in which the telecommunications giant will acquire Time Warner for $85.The deal would not include Time Warner Cable, which is a subsidiary of Charter, but does cover a number of other Time Warner properties and businesses.

Apple may oppose law that would grant third parties access to repair tools

Apple may oppose law that would grant third parties access to repair tools The company’s lawyers will formally oppose a Nebraska bill under consideration that would allow consumers to repair their own phones.That is according to a Motherboard report claiming that an Apple “representative, staffer, or lobbyist” will testify against the bill.

The U.S. Senate wants to limit the FCC’s ability to regulate ISP data policies

The U.S. Senate wants to limit the FCC’s ability to regulate ISP data policies Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to impose new rules that require internet service providers (ISPs) to gain user consent before sharing certain data with third parties.Now, Congress is stepping in to address the rules’ status, with Senate Republicans introducing legislation that would do away with the rules altogether.

FTC head wants the Internet of Things to regulate itself

FTC head wants the Internet of Things to regulate itself The acting head of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Maureen Ohlhausen, has said that she believes the Internet of Things industry should largely be left to regulate itself, rather than being subjected to external oversight.She also defended the use of data analytics to target consumers with different offers and pricing.