What to Stream This Weekend

Spend your Memorial Day weekend with a pair of Lovebirds, Janelle Monae, a would-be Oscar winner, and cinema’s most famous time travelers. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! May 22, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on PCMag The content pile is vast and infinite, and you’ve got the whole weekend to decide how you want to slice it. We’re in the midst of the ever-intensifying streaming wars, and there are too many shows and movies to choose from, spread across too many video-streaming services. So we’re making it easier for you. Each week, the PCMag features team takes turns highlighting the streaming content they’re excited to watch or think you should binge. Fire up your media-streaming device of choice, and get watching. Homecoming Season 2 (Amazon Video) In season one of Homecoming, Julia Roberts worked to unravel the mysteries of a strange Florida rehab program for […]

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After Shootings, Cloudflare Pulls Plug on 8chan

‘We draw the line at platforms that have demonstrated they directly inspire tragic events and are lawless by design. 8chan has crossed that line,’ says Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince. August 5, 2019 3 min read This story originally appeared on PCMag UPDATE 8/5: An 8chan admin today said the site is now using BitMitigate, which is the anti-DDoS used by The Daily Stormer, as the NYT’s Kevin Roose notes. “8chan is coming back online across the world as dns is propagated. Please report any bugs or weirdness to me so I can fix it,” the admin tweeted two hours ago. Original Story:In the wake of this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, internet security firm Cloudflare will kick 8chan off its network tonight. “8chan is among the more than 19 million internet properties that use Cloudflare’s service,” CEO Matthew Prince wrote in a blog post. “We just sent notice that we are terminating […]

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Net Neutrality Challenge

The Supreme Court lets a 2016 ruling stand, but net neutrality supporters shouldn’t get their hopes up too much. This is largely procedural and ISPs greeted the news with a shrug. November 6, 2018 3 min read This story originally appeared on PCMag The Supreme Court yesterday declined to hear a case that challenged a lower court’s decision to uphold the FCC’s 2015 net neutrality order. The case was brought by ISPs that wanted the high court to wipe out a 2016 D.C. Court of Appeals ruling that rejected a challenge to the FCC’s now-defunct open internet order. At the time, the court found that the commission was within its right to reclassify broadband as a telecom service in order to regulate ISPs. The Supreme Court said today that Justice Thomas, Justice Alito and Justice Gorsuch “would grant the petitions, vacate the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and […]

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How to Watch Apple’s iPhone Event

Ready for new iPhones? If you didn’t snag an invite to Cupertino, Apple will live stream Wednesday’s iPhone event on its website and via its Twitter feed. September 12, 2018 2 min read This story originally appeared on PCMag Apple on Wednesday is set to unveil new iPhones, an updated Apple Watch and more. PCMag’s Sascha Segan will be there for hands-on time with all the new gadgets, but if you didn’t snag an invite to Cupertino, you can still watch online. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET at the Steve Jobs Theater inside Apple’s new headquarters. It will be live streamed via apple.com/apple-events/september-2018, but make sure you have the right setup. Apple recommends watching via Safari on an iOS device running iOS 10+, a Mac with macOS Sierra 10.12+ or a PC using Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge. Or stream to Apple TV via AirPlay with a second-gen+ Apple TV […]

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T-Mobile and Sprint Agree to Merge

The deal will combine the third and fourth largest wireless carriers in the U.S., which will be known as T-Mobile. April 30, 2018 2 min read This story originally appeared on PCMag After a number of failed attempts over the years, T-Mobile and Sprint are officially merging. The deal will combine the No. 3 and 4 wireless carriers in the U.S., which will be known as T-Mobile. John Legere, the outspoken current chief of T-Mobile will be CEO of the newly combined firm; Mike Sievert, current T-Mobile chief operating officer, will be president and COO of the combined company. T-Mobile will be headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., with a second HQ in Sprint’s current home of Overland Park, Kan. The merger values Sprint at $59 billion and the combined company at around $146 billion. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure will serve on the board of the new company, as will Masayoshi Son, chairman and […]

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