Tag Archives: network

Cricket launches new unlimited data plan as it takes on T-Mobile

Cricket Wireless has announced the launch of a new unlimited data plan for $70/month. As well, Cricket — a subsidiary of AT&T — is targeting T-Mobile, saying the latter carrier costs its customers at least $25 more per month than comparable Cricket plans.

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Taco Bell wants you to order food from a chat bot

We've seen some clever ways to order food online in our day, but this one is decidedly off the wall. Taco Bell is testing TacoBot, a chat AI that helps you order (what else?) tacos in a Slack conversation. Think of it as a tasty text adventure -- y...

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Watson made a simple apple pie complicated

'Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson' is a collaboration between IBM and the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. As part of an ongoing series, we'll be preparing one recipe from the book until we've made all of them. Wish us luck

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Oculus Rift Review: This Shit Is Legit

Virtual Reality has never really convinced me it’s worth the hassle. The roughly developed attempts so far never seem to justify the awkward hardware or the stomach queasiness. Even after strapping on one of Oculus’ early development headsets and seeing something really cool , I was out of there within twenty minutes and wondering more about lunch than when the future would arrive in my living room.

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Mr. Robot has an FBI consultant to make hacking look authentic

A long line of people snakes through the halls until it winds down a flight of stairs.

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The Teen Who Designed Her Own Prom Dress Creates Another Jaw-Dropping Gown

We're going to say it: Kyemah McEntyre is well on her way to becoming the next big It designer. You may remember Kyemah as the teen who designed her own prom dress (the image she shared went viral, by the way) or when she made headlines for outfitting this singer at the BET Awards

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The USAF’s new ‘cyber weapon’ hunts network vulnerabilities

The US Air Force's Space Command recently announced that its latest cyber weapon, dubbed the Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter (CVA/H), has come online and is "fully operational". The CVA/H is designed to perform threat assessment and compli...

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Google neural network tells you where photos were taken

It's easy to identify where a photo was taken if there's an obvious landmark, but what about landscapes and street scenes where there are no dead giveaways? Google believes artificial intelligence could help. It just took the wraps off of PlaNet, a...

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Samsung proves why 5G is necessary with a robot arm

We've been hearing murmurs about 5G for years now, but it seems like this Mobile World Congress is the one where companies start to get serious about it. Samsung and Deutsche Telekom, for example, put together a 5G demo that shows off how the technol...

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Ofcom won’t split BT and Openreach, but there will be changes

For almost a year, communications regulator Ofcom has been conducting an investigation into whether BT and its Openreach broadband arm should be split up. Rival companies like Sky, TalkTalk and even the Labour party joined calls for it to be spun out...

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