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New Haven abandons plans to build high-speed public internet service

New Haven abandons plans to build high-speed public internet service

Because the Biden administration chose to “build back better,” the Elicker administration ultimately chose not to build its own new municipal broadband network. Mayor Justin Elicker and the city’s economic development officer, Dean Mack, explained the change in plans during an online interview with The Independent. They said that instead of pursuing tentative plans to …

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State withdraws plans to limit internet and cellphone discounts for low-income Californians

State withdraws plans to limit internet and cellphone discounts for low-income Californians

Assembly members and disgruntled Californians have urged the California Public Utilities Commission to keep low-income subsidies unchanged SAN FRANCISCO— This story was originally posted by Cal Matters A day before the California Public Utilities Commission is to vote on a rule that would have cut subsidies low-income residents use for phone and Internet services, officials …

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State withdraws plans to limit internet and cellphone discounts for low-income Californians

State withdraws plans to limit internet and cellphone discounts for low-income Californians

In summary Assembly members and disgruntled Californians urged the California Public Utilities Commission to keep low-income subsidies unchanged. A day before the California Public Utilities Commission is to vote on a rule that would have cut subsidies low-income residents use for phone and Internet services, officials removed the item from the commission’s agenda. Under the …

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Australia plans to change privacy laws after Optus data breach

Australia plans to change privacy laws after Optus data breach

Australia is set to change its privacy laws, so telcos can better work with financial services institutions and government agencies to mitigate the impact of a data breach on customers. Proposed changes to the country’s Telecommunications Regulation Act 2021 will allow the temporary sharing of certain personal data to facilitate these efforts. The Federal Government …

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Overwatch 2 doesn't work with all prepaid phone plans, and Blizzard will fix it soon

Overwatch 2 doesn’t work with all prepaid phone plans, and Blizzard will fix it soon

To play Overwatch 2, you need to register a cell phone number, but prepaid phones won’t work in all cases. This situation has caused frustration among some members of the community, and Blizzard will speak to fans about it very soon. A Blizzard spokesperson told GameSpot that the company will “address this situation soon.” It …

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Sanofi management switches to Owkin to accelerate AI biotech pharma partnership plans - Reuters

Sanofi management switches to Owkin to accelerate AI biotech pharma partnership plans – Reuters

As Sanofi’s chief commercial partnership officer, Alban de La Sabliere led the pharmaceutical giant’s collaboration discussions with numerous companies, including $30 billion in acquisitions over the past six years. Now he is moving to the other end of the negotiating table. De La Sabliere has taken on a new role at artificial intelligence biotech Owkin, …

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Apple SIM no longer available for activation of new cellular data plans on iPad

Apple SIM no longer available for activation of new cellular data plans on iPad

As of October 1, Apple SIM is no longer available to activate new cellular data plans on supported iPad models, according to an Apple support document. Introduced in 2014, Apple’s SIM card was designed to allow iPad users to activate cellular data plans from multiple carriers around the world. Initially, Apple’s SIM card was a …

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How John Deere plans to build a fully autonomous farming world by 2030

How John Deere plans to build a fully autonomous farming world by 2030

Can John Deere become one of the world’s leading AI and robotics companies alongside Tesla and Silicon Valley tech giants in the next decade? This notion may seem incongruous with the general perception of the 185-year-old company as a heavy-metal maker of tractors, bulldozers and lawn mowers painted in the iconic green and yellow colors. …

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‘Tarzan in New York doing parkour on the way’: Jokes flood the internet as Sony plans to ‘reinvent’ an iconic character for the 21st century

Sony has acquired the screen rights to the iconic character, Tarzan, according to The Hollywood Reporter. According to the publication, the studio is planning a “total reimagining” of the character. Fans on Twitter have gone wild since the news broke, with many hilarious tweets being shared. One user mentioned that the movie/show will feature Tarzan …

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William & Mary plans new academic unit in computer science and data science

William & Mary plans new academic unit in computer science and data science

WILLIAMSBURG — William & Mary is studying the possibility of creating a new university unit in computer science and data science. As Provost Peggy Agouris told the college’s Board of Visitors on Thursday, the idea is still in its infancy, with the model and action plan expected to be finalized in the spring. The goal …

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