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Qualcomm ARM-based servers to make their way into Microsoft’s cloud data centers

Qualcomm ARM-based servers to make their way into Microsoft’s cloud data centers Now, Microsoft is putting some pressure on Intel at the highest end, specifically on machines made to run Windows Server in its largest data centers running its cloud services.The move follows years of collaboration between the companies on optimizing a version of Windows Server to run on ARM in Microsoft data centers.

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.

T-Mobile increases high-speed throttling cap to stay ahead of Verizon, AT&T

T-Mobile increases high-speed throttling cap to stay ahead of Verizon, AT&T On the carrier’s website, it stipulates a 30GB soft data cap, at which point all usage in excess may be slowed.All of the major carriers’ advertised “unlimited” data plans aren’t truly unlimited — the caps implemented usually fall somewhere between 20 and 30GB.

Verizon is giving cellular customers free data — if they stream through Fios

Verizon is giving cellular customers free data — if they stream through Fios To take advantage of the new feature, you may need to download the latest version of the Fios app, and you’ll need to be a Verizon cellular subscriber and a Fios streaming customer, of course.More: The Best Unlimited Data Plan: Verizon vs.

AT&T’s GoPhone adds more data for the same price and unveils new unlimited plan

AT&T’s GoPhone adds more data for the same price and unveils new unlimited plan Just a couple of months after improving the data allotment of its GoPhone prepaid plans, AT&T has bumped up the amounts yet again.Previously, customers could receive 8GB for $60 per month, or 4GB for $45, and save another $5 on either with autopay.

Intel revs up its autonomous driving efforts with the acquisition of Mobileye

Intel revs up its autonomous driving efforts with the acquisition of Mobileye In other words, Intel has positioned itself to provide autonomous driving services connecting the car to the cloud that are expected to “transform” the autonomous driving market.According to Krzanich, the acquisition “merges the intelligent eyes of the autonomous car with the intelligent brain that actually drives the car.

Apple’s ResearchKit may be a viable alternative to traditional studies

Apple’s ResearchKit may be a viable alternative to traditional studies In at least one case, though, researchers found Apple’s ResearchKit to be a viable alternative to traditional pen-and-paper studies.In a study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, researchers at New York City’s Mount Sinai Hospital used Apple’s ResearchKit to crowdsource data from asthma patients.

Type-R motion tracker claims to be the next big wearable for cycling

Type-R motion tracker claims to be the next big wearable for cycling Connected sports hardware manufacturer Leomo has debuted a new wearable motion tracker called the Type-R, which it claims could be the next big thing in improving cyclist performance.Instead of mounting directly onto your body, the main component of the Type-R, its touchscreen, mounts on the handlebars of the bike you’re riding.

Backblaze has some advice if you need to destroy the data on an SSD

Backblaze has some advice if you need to destroy the data on an SSD Next, while using a drill or hammer to damage parts of an HDD will usually be enough to make the data unrecoverable, SSDs are different.They store their data in chips and not platters, and so destroying just part of an SSD isn’t sufficient.

ISPs don’t want the FCC to call your browser history ‘sensitive information’

ISPs don’t want the FCC to call your browser history ‘sensitive information’ Mobile broadband providers want to redefine the definition of what’s considered sensitive information and exclude it from whatever laws remain, as Ars Technical reports.Generally speaking, advocacy groups disagree about what constitutes sensitive information.

How to use Airplane Mode on your iPhone or Android smartphone

How to use Airplane Mode on your iPhone or Android smartphone For example, if you’re seeing temporary drops in your cellular connection, toggling Airplane mode on and off can sometimes reconnect your device to the internet.More: Cut down on your phone bill: How to reduce your data usage on Android or iOS The most important thing to understand is that Airplane mode will turn off connections on your device, including Wi-Fi, cellular data, and Bluetooth.

Intel’s Optane DC 4800X blurs the line between RAM and solid state storage

Intel’s Optane DC 4800X blurs the line between RAM and solid state storage We’ve been hearing about Intel’s new Optane storage technology for quite some time, and the included support on Intel’s Seventh Generation Core processor line was all the confirmation we needed it was right around the corner.In a few words, Optane sits somewhere between RAM and a high-end SSD in terms of read, write, and latency.

Why your GPS-enabled smartwatch may show different data than your friend’s

Why your GPS-enabled smartwatch may show different data than your friend’s Your fitness watch uses GPS — or Global Positioning System — to determine your exact location through a process called triangulation.“Triangulation is a way to determine the difference between the time that your running watch receives a GPS signal and the time that GPS signal was sent to your running watch.

WebMD’s Health Pregnancy Study to recruit participants via Apple’s Research Kit

WebMD’s Health Pregnancy Study to recruit participants via Apple’s Research Kit Apple debuted ResearchKit, a platform that helps scientists recruit participants for studies, back in 2015.And now, WebMD is joining the fray with its Health Pregnancy Study, an effort that will let pregnant women “easily and anonymously” answer questions and share data about their pregnancies with researchers.

Scientists use big data to develop a ‘promising’ blood test for autism disorder

Scientists use big data to develop a ‘promising’ blood test for autism disorder Scientists at New York’s Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed an algorithm that can accurately predict whether a child has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), based on a blood sample.The study, published in the open journal PLOS One, represents the world’s first physiological test for autism, and potentially takes researchers one step closer to earlier autism diagnosis and new therapy developments.

Flight electronics ban will separate passengers from their private data

Flight electronics ban will separate passengers from their private data If yours was left behind in a checked bag at some airport terminal, you'd be rendered somewhat useless until you got it back.That's not to say it'd be the easiest job in the world.

Hackers threaten to remotely wipe iCloud accounts unless Apple pays a ransom

Hackers threaten to remotely wipe iCloud accounts unless Apple pays a ransom A group of hackers is allegedly trying to extort Apple by holding Apple customers’ data for ransom and threatening to remotely wipe iCloud accounts connected to both iPhones and iPads if those ransoms are not paid.Not only that, but the hackers gave Apple an April 7 deadline to meet the demands — or else they will start wiping both phones and iCloud accounts.

FreedomPop’s new family plan isn’t unlimited — but it sure is cheap

FreedomPop’s new family plan isn’t unlimited — but it sure is cheap The company is now offering a base-level family plan beginning at $5 per line, per month for 1GB of shared data, with each line receiving its own 500MB.All of FreedomPop’s family plans feature unlimited talk and text, and the 1GB plan has no attached monthly data cost — just that $5 per line.

3 reasons to worry about the FBI's facial recognition program

3 reasons to worry about the FBI's facial recognition program The FBI quietly developed a facial recognition network that allows law enforcement to identify people in the United States without their knowledge.The FBI didn't let citizens know the agency was collecting photos from motor vehicle departments, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

U.S. Senate to America: Yeah, we’ll let internet providers pimp out your personal data

U.S. Senate to America: Yeah, we’ll let internet providers pimp out your personal data However much you hate your cable company, know that they love you—and all the money you give them.Now, they've got another reason to love you, courtesy of the U.