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Facebook's Free Basics prohibited in India

Facebook's Free Basics service has been dealt a severe blow by India's telecommunications regulator, which ruled on Monday that telecom service providers are prohibited from charging differently for data depending on the content or the application that the user is accessing.

Written by John Ribeiro08 Feb. 16 23:56

Apple's GPU supplier ditches CEO, seeks new strategy

Imagination Technologies, the U.K. company that makes graphics chips for Apple's iPhones and iPads, is ditching its CEO and its strategy as it heads for its second consecutive year of losses.

Written by Peter Sayer08 Feb. 16 23:44

As noncompete agreement use expands, backlash grows

Noncompete agreements are becoming boilerplate in employment contracts, and for employees, there's nothing good about them. They create enormous uncertainty about future job options and worry about launching a new business.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau06 Feb. 16 08:05

Now that AI has mastered 'Go', are all our jobs next?

One by one, artificial intelligence has overcome the obstacles set before it. Is this all part of an inevitable trend leading to humanity's obsolescence -- or, at least, unemployment?

Written by Katherine Noyes06 Feb. 16 06:54

UN panel backs WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, but he may not go free

A UN panel has ruled that the time Julian Assange has spent cooped up in the London embassy of the Ecuador government amounts to arbitrary detention by the U.K. and Sweden, but it is unlikely that the founder of the WikiLeaks whistle-blowing website will walk away free soon.

Written by John Ribeiro05 Feb. 16 19:45

​NBN adding 10,000 fibre services per week

NBN switched on an average 10,000 new fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) services per week in the second calendar half of 2014, taking total active connections to 736,000.

Written by Byron Connolly05 Feb. 16 12:04

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