Net neutrality is dead

WASHINGTON — The US Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal marks a

Apple drops white color scheme with new iMac Pro

Apple fans, prepare to get jealous. The tech titan on Thursday will roll out a black Lightning cable, the first time the company has produced a desktop computer or cable — for earphones, charging an iPhone or otherwise — that wasn’t white. But getting your hands on the black Lightning

Instagram is really upping its hashtag game

You know all those hashtags you’ve been adding to your Instagram posts in the hope that more people with similar interests will find your content and you’ll turn them into faithful followers? Well, hashtags are about to get a lot better and smarter, at least on Instagram, as

$14,000 for a 20-minute Uber ride

A Toronto man was forced to shell out more than $14,400 for a 5-mile Uber ride, when a glitch in surge pricing caused his bill to skyrocket. The passenger posted an image of the overblown receipt — which notes his trip took just 21 minutes — under the Instagram

There might be an atomic fix to broken iPhone screens

Researchers may have discovered a solution to one of life’s most annoying first-world problems — the dreaded cracked phone screen. But walking around with a smashed screen or being in constant fear of getting one may soon be a thing of the past, with research from the Australian National

SEC blocks restaurant app’s “initial coin offering’

Federal regulators clamped down on an “initial coin offering” from a restaurant review app, saying the company failed to register its digital coins as securities. In a move that signals how the Securities and Exchange Commission aims to police a recent deluge of so-called ICOs of bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies, the