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New Data Caps Provide Another Reason to Hate Comcast

Getty Images The days of unlimited Internet end November 1. That’s when Comcast, the nation’s largest broadband Internet provider, starts imposing a monthly data limit of 1 terabyte on subscribers nationwide. The company started testing this plan in a few cities earlier this year, and […]

Clarifai Wants You to Correct AI’s Biggest Gaffes

Getty Images Artificial intelligence can do remarkable things, like recognize faces on social networks, instantly translate speech from one language to another, and identify commands barked into a smartphone. But it also can do stupid things, like label an African-American couple “gorillas.” The artificial intelligence […]

The Internet Finally Belongs to Everyone

Getty Images The United States no longer controls the address book for the Internet. On Saturday, the US government handed the last vestiges of control to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, an independent organization whose members include myriad governments and […]

Facebook Marketplace Wants to Be Your New Craigslist

Facebook Facebook has launched Marketplace, a centralized hub where its 1.71 billion monthly users can buy and sell their stuff online within local communities. Yes, people have already been using Facebook for this for a long time. But Marketplace formalizes that casual function–and signals just […]

Google Fiber Eyes A Bigger Chunk of The Airwaves

Getty Images Google Fiber wants a better way of beaming the Internet into apartment buildings. On Friday, the company filed a document with the Federal Communications Commission arguing that the agency should ease access to a chunk of wireless spectrum that could serve the ambitions […]