FCC adds 2 weeks to comment period for the proposal to eliminate net neutrality rules

The comment period for the FCCs proposal to roll back the net neutrality rules established in 2015 was originally August 16 next Wednesday. But after advocacy organizations asked the agency to add time to the clock in order to look through existing comments, the deadline has been extended (against the

Pete Souza abandons Instagram to take down Trump on Twitter

Image: alex wong/Getty Images Hold Pete Souza’s beer and camera America. The former Obama White House photographer is so fed up with Donald Trump’s behavior that he abandoned his primary medium of trolling, Instagram, to appeal to an audience more familiar with Trump’s outrageous antics: Twitter. SEE ALSO: Forget shade,

Uber board disappointed by Benchmarks lawsuit against former CEO

The Uber saga continues, and the board of directors has weighed in on the brewing battle between early investor Benchmark and former CEO Travis Kalanick. In wake of a lawsuit Benchmark filed against Kalanick, the companys board has issued a statement urging both parties to resolve their differences so that

Government to consider laser pen licence after attack rise – BBC News

How dangerous are lasers to planes? Earlier this year, the government said it would introduce a new law meaning people who deliberately shined lasers at aircraft could face larger fines or even a jail sentence. However, the proposal was dropped from the government’s legislative programme after June’s general election. The

Pussy Riot wants YOU to become a Russian prisoner in a new theatre performance

Image: PUSSY RIOT/Jonas Akerlund You may remember that famous scene in House of Cards where Pussy Riot humiliate the fictional Russian President Viktor Petrov, a caricature of Vladimir Putin. That cameo was just the latest stepping stone in Pussy Riot’s rise to global notoriety as female icons of resistance. But

Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Benchmark, the Silicon Valley venture firm and early investor in Uber, has sued former CEO Travis Kalanick. In a Delaware Chancery Court filing, originally identified by Axios Dan Primack, the suit alleges that Kalanick committed fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. Both Kalanick and Benchmark hold Uber

Manchester businesses recovering after attack impact – BBC News

Image caption There was an increased police presence in the city following the attack Howard Burns, who runs a jewellery business that has been in the city since the late 1800s, says that in the days immediately following the attack “there was no one shopping here”. Image caption Howard Burns,