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FCC says court made error in approval of AT&T/Time Warner merger
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Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) The Department of Justice’s attempt to reverse the AT&T/Time Warner merger received some help yesterday from an unexpected source: the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC previously allowed AT&T to buy Time Warner without having to undergo a lengthy public-interest review, despite pushback from Democrats in the Senate and FCC. The DOJ […]

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Amazon AWS error exposes info on 31,000 GoDaddy servers
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Data leaks are par for the course these days, and the latest company to be involved in one is GoDaddy. The company, which says it's the world's top domain name registrar with over 18 million customers, is the subject of a new report from cybersecurit…

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Apple says iCloud China data migration notice sent to some users in error
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 Apple says that an email sent to users with Apple IDs with locations not set to China that their iCloud data was being moved to a Chinese company’s servers was done so accidentally. The Cupertino tech giant had announced Wednesday that next month it will begin the process of moving Chinese users’ iCloud data to […]

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Trump's Website Is Coded With a Broken Server Error Message That Blames Obama
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: If you’re a fan of Easter eggs hidden in source code, this is a pretty good one. Apparently, as Washington Post data reporter Christopher Ingraham observed on Twitter, some Trump administration and GOP websites have a portion of code with a joke that throws shade at Obama’s […]

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The route to high speed quantum computing is paved with error
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Enlarge / Unfortunately, determing quantum computing speed is not as easy as deciding on the track like ol’ Robert Kerr did for Canada at the 1908 British Amateur Athletic Association (AAA) Championships. (credit: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) When it comes to quantum computing, mostly I get excited about experimental results rather than ideas for new hardware. […]

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Tesla: Model X Accident Caused By Driver Error, Not Autopilot
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An anonymous reader writes: Tesla has responded to a recent report from a Model X owner claiming their vehicle suddenly accelerated at “maximum speed” by itself, jumped a curb and slammed into the side of a building while his wife was sitting behind the wheel. They said it analyzed vehicle logs, “which confirm that this […]

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Comcast error caused porn movie charges after customer returned cable box
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You can check out any time you’d like, but you can never… well, you know the song. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Comcast customers who were charged for adult movies they said they didn’t order weren’t able to prove their case until they decided to cancel their service and send back their cable box. The proof they […]

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18 Million Targeted Voter Records Exposed By Database Error
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itwbennett writes: Last week, a database containing 191 million voter records was exposed because of a misconfigured database that no on wants to claim ownership of. Around the same time, a second, smaller database containing fewer than 57 million records similar to those previously discovered was also found by researcher Chris Vickery. But the second […]

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Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crackup verdict: PILOT ERROR
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Feathercock unlock fingered as cause of Mach 1 midair breakup The National Transport Safety Board has today given its verdict on last year’s fatal Virgin Galactic crash, suggesting the cause of the tragic accident was human error and a lack of safety training.…

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