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Top Senator Calls on Comcast to Extend Net Neutrality Pledge

Sen. Patrick Leahy, the influential Vermont Democrat and chairman of the Judiciary Committee, has called on Comcast to extend its commitment to net neutrality “well beyond” 2018, when the company’s current pledge expires.Leahy is also asking the cable ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 7 hours ago]
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China's Massive iCloud Hack Is So Obvious It May Be a Message to Apple

China is trying to hoover up its citizens’ iCloud passwords, according to various reports , and it's doing so in a rather brazen way. The hacks are so blatant that it appears China doesn’t even care who catches it spying. Onlookers have suggested that ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Apple Inc, iCloud, China
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There's a New Scientific Explanation for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Even as someone that loves ice, slop, rain, snow, and cold, it's hard not to look at a forecast like this and feel a pinge of grey emptiness:That's winter around here, basically. Every now and again there will be a proper cold snap and one of those days ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 7 hours ago]
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A Brief, Depressing History of Solar Sails

More than 400 years ago, Greek astronomer Johannes Kepler looked up at the night sky and suggested that "ships and sails proper for heavenly air should be fashioned." And thus,Kepler was the first man to be disappointed by the prospect of solar sailing ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 7 hours ago]
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Canada Wants to Jam Prison Cell Phones So Inmates Can't Run Drug Cartels

Canada, like many countries, has a prison contraband problem. Its inmates are sneaking in cell phones at an increasing rate, so, to stop them from running crime rings from the inside, the country is thinking about using cell phone jammers in its correctional ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 10 hours ago]
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This Sunshield Will Keep the World's Most Powerful Space Telescope from Frying

The James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch in 2018, will be the most powerful time machine ever built. From its perch inLagrangian point 2 , a position located far past the Moon, the telescope will be able to peer into the birth of the universe, ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 10 hours ago]
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'Bill & Ted' Star Alex Winter Tells Us About the Deep Web

Amir Taaki, being interviewed for Deep Web. Image: Deep WebWhen star of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and Idiot Box   Alex Winter launched a Kickstarter campaign last fall for his documentary on the deep web, the underground marketplace Silk Road, ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 10 hours ago]
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As Tech Giants Enter Iran, Microsoft Hangs Back

A recent Microsoft feedback platform shows there's huge demand for the company's services in Iran. But despite sanctions lifting on technology products being provided to the country, the company is still not providing basic features to Iranians.Users ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 12 hours ago]
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32 Cities Want to Challenge Big Telecom, Build Their Own Gigabit Networks

More than two dozen cities in 19 states announced today that they're sick of big telecom skipping them over for internet infrastructure upgrades and would like to build gigabit fiber networks themselves and help other cities follow their lead.The Next ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 13 hours ago]
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The Return of 'Plink', a Music MMO for Jamming with Strangers

Much of the music played in our world is never turned into official songs, it's created by people breaking out their instruments and noise makers just to unleash some tunes into the air. Plink , a browser-based audio game , attempts to recreate that by ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 13 hours ago]
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YouTube Comments Aren't Totally Worthless, Science Finds

If you're looking for a safe and supportive online environment, the YouTube comment section seems like the last place you should be hanging out. Yet Dartmouth researchers found that people with severe mental illnesses were doing just that, with—get this—positive ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 13 hours ago]
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The Transhumanist Future of Sex

Zoltan Istvan is a futurist, journalist, and author of the novel The Transhumanist Wager . He writes an occasional column for Motherboard in which he ruminates on the future beyond natural human ability.The internet is rife with chatter about the transhumanist ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 14 hours ago]

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More than 400 years ago, Greek astronomer Johannes Kepler looked up at the night sky and suggested that "ships and sails proper for heavenly air should be fashioned." And thus
"We find that SAD patients experience a significantly larger seasonal SERT fluctuation compared to their healthy counterparts," the study concludes. "We were not able to reproduce previous findings of a similar up-regulation during winter in healthy subjects and we speculate that this is due to a careful selection of individuals completely void of season related symptoms. Our data suggests that seasonally provoked depression is linked to seasonal SERT changes."
...saying ‘Let’s build a secret digital clubhouse and all hang out there’ like the ‘he-man woman haters club’ out of Little Rascals ," Winter added.  "They were saying that cryptography allows us to use the math to be anonymous and send encrypted information. That is a critical difference that people always seem to get wrong."
...justice system partners to monitor advancements in the field of detection of illicit cell phone usage," a spokesperson said to me in an email. "CSC constantly evaluates security equipment and procedures to ensure a safe and secure environment."

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