Category: Tech News

Apple in Hot Water Over Refusal To Service “Bricked” I-Phones.

The regulator is accusing the U.S. tech giant of violating consumers' rights by refusing to service certain iPhones and iPads that were disabled by a software update. Some iPad and iPhone users who used third parties to fix broken screens later received an error message after downloading an Apple software update, rendering their devices unusable, ...

Democrats Blame GOP for New Lack of Internet Privacy

Voting to repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s Obama-era broadband privacy rules, the GOP succeeded where their healthcare bill failed. The GOP's next target will most probably be the Obama administration's technology legacy: net neutrality rules that essentially require internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally, a policy championed by Silicon Valley. Even in a ...

Silicon Valley Sends Ambassador to Coal Country

Trump won Kentucky in a landslide after promising to reopen Appalachia’s coal mines and put its miners back to work. But here, along the banks of Paint Creek in eastern Kentucky’s legendary coal fields, some displaced workers are pinning their hopes instead on Silicon Valley. The celebrity of the moment is California Democratic Rep. Ro ...