The measures take effect on October 1 and will apply to the top 5 percent of heaviest data users still on an unlimited plan for its wireless network.
Read this blog post by Roger Cheng on Wireless.
The measures take effect on October 1 and will apply to the top 5 percent of heaviest data users still on an unlimited plan for its wireless network.
Read this blog post by Roger Cheng on Wireless.
The administrator of a growing private BitTorrent tracker is reporting that he has been raided by the authorities.
The admin of XtremeSpeeds says that he was questioned on suspicion of being involved with leading P2P release group IMAGiNE. While the investigation is underway, XtremeSpeeds will remain offline.
Iarpa, the intelligence communitys way-out research shop, wants to know where you took that vacation picture over the Fourth of July.
It wants to know where you took that snapshot with your friends when you were at that New Years Eve party. Oh yeah, and if you happen to be a terrorist and you took a photo with some of your buddies while prepping for a raid, the agency definitely wants to know where you took that picture � and its looki
MTV's Kurt Loder reported on a "big deal technological fad" in 1995.
Some of his wisdom still rings true.
Are those who post unverified reports on Twitter playing an important role in the new ecosystem of news, or being irresponsible and indulging in gossip? That question goes to the heart of the idea of news as a process rather than a finished product.
AT&T announced service throttling for the heaviest users of its unlimited mobile data plans saying the only way to truly solve its bandwidth.
You have a few choices when it comes to browsing your files on Android, but few apps are as powerful as ES File Explorer, which we consider the best of the bunch.
As the craze that took over the Internet draws to a close, we take a look at the lowest planking moments caught on camera.
Government background checks necessary for clearance often take more than a year...
There is a well-known transition of thought that has been singularly clear since the beginning of human existence: data becomes information, information becomes knowledge, knowledge becomes wisdom.
Internet Explorer users scored a lot below average on IQ tests as compared to Firefox, Chrome etc.
So this suggests only dumb ppl use IE anymore :)
From Madame to Macaw Madness The infamous former Hollywood Madam� Heidi Fleiss established one of the most notorious illegal sex businesses ever in the U.S. in the 1990's.
Living the high life (literally and figuratively), her stint in the fast lane was replete with a mansion and millions of dollars, before her 'ho empire crumbled. Three years in jail and a stint in rehab under her belt - Fleiss is now looking to get her life back on track.
Sorry Gilbert Arenas, but Dennis Rodman was ahead of his time with this whole 'planking' thing
Indeed, the King gave his subjects a lot of great figures and figurines over the years, especially when it came to the DC animated universe.
For some reason, climatologists have been running around in an agitated state, waving their little arms and squawking about "global warming."
While it's certainly up for debate if Nancy Grace really needs another scary mask, we may never know the identity of the user who pledged to plunk down almost a million bucks for the horrifying (and creepily accurate) mask.
American history boasts a fairly healthy collection of Old West UFO stories during the 1800�s.
Newspapers from the 1800�s are jam-packed with awesome UFO sightings. Here are 7 encounters that actually happened�(maybe).
U.S. stocks fell, dragging the Standard & Poors 500 Index down the most in almost two months, as lawmakers indicated they were no closer to reaching a compromise on the federal debt limit.
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said Reids plan would cut $2.2 trillion over 10 years, shy of its $2.7 trillion target. CBO said Boehners plan would save just $850 billion rather than its advertised $3 trillion.....
"To the People of Norway -
We are all heartbroken by the tragic loss of so many people - particularly youth with the fullness of life ahead of them.
No words can ease the sorrw, but please know that the thoughts and prayers of all of American[s] are with the people of Norway, and that we will stand beside you every step of the way."
Those trying to start their own business love looking to other successful entrepreneurs for advice and guidance.
It's only natural to expect that someone with infinitely more success than you would have something intelligent to say, but emulating that knowledge may not always be the best idea.
Expect a shitload more coverage as the release date nears.
It looks like it will be the biggest game of the year.
The bar has been officially raised on totems to the legacy of old school gaming courtesy of a gaming mod that marries pimp aesthetics with Cylon-esque sinister metal gloss.
By 2014, states must deploy public health insurance exchanges, giving millions of Americans purchasing power that could change the landscape for health insurers.
Private retailers are already eying their own online exchanges -- possibly as in-store kiosks.
What you will see is a DeviantArt amalgam of over a hundred different artists representations of Link over the years.
Hes an iconic character, and one thats seen a ton of different iterations in animation style, even in his official game canon. Here we see even MORE renditions of him, and there are a few that I would definitely like to see make it to a game.
Do you go online to pay bills, shop, transfer funds, sign up for classes, send email or instant messages or search for medical information? If so, then this pertains to you.
Township officials say Racaniellos display, which he intended as a celebration of Lent, violated an ordinance that generally prohibits postings on a structure, including a tree, "calculated to attract the attention of the public."
Did you know that 70% of people pick heads during a coin toss? Do you know which french fries are preferred by the most people? How many people are willing to have sex on the first date?
Over 3,500 people downloaded an MP3 file and pressed play simultaneously.
The masses converged on Nelson Rockefeller Park as twilight ended and participated in a series of synchronized activities involving flashlights, camera flashes, glow sticks, and masks.
Let's have a look at that word there, "waterfall".
Water falling downwards. Not in Australia they don't! With a month's rain falling in just one day, this waterfall was seen jetting water both upwards and downwards with 75mph winds. Watch this beautiful sight unfold.
Marvel Television head Jeph Loeb confirmed at San Diego Comic-Con that four live-action shows are currently in development: The Hulk, AKA Jessica Jones (otherwise known as Alias), Cloak & Dagger, and Mockingbird.
Imprint fans will be happy to know that Luke Cage and Carol Danvers will indeed be making appearances in AKA Jessica Jones.
Today's "Now and Then" takes a trip to the white, skinny worlds �and unrealistic expectations �of Sweet Valley High and Gossip Girl.
Fans watched the first half of the pilot for the epic FOX time-travel series, starring Avatar's Stephen Lang, today.
Here's what IGN thought about it.
From her birth in London in 1983, to her tragically untimely death at the age of 27, we present Amy's life in photos.
See here for her images.
The suspected bomber and shooter in Oslo, Anders Behring Breivik, had a Facebook and a Twitter account, both started last week.
The trial is being held under strict security measures.
Fifty percent of Americans think mothballing the space shuttle fleet will turn out to be bad for the United States.
By January 2012, the State Department will do something its never done before: command a mercenary army the size of a heavy combat brigade.
Thats the plan to provide security for its diplomats in Iraq once the U.S. military withdraws. And no one outside State knows anything more, as the department has gone to war with its independent government watchdog to keep its plan a secret.
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Toussain Puddie used to work as a TSA security screener at Terminal 1 of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport --- until he told police last month that he had taken home a pen belonging to local car dealership owner Rick Case.
Case decided to press charges, despite Puddie's cooperation in returning the pen.
N.H. dealer refuses to take back van, so buyer returns and crashes into 6 other vehicles, says "I got my point across"
Myron Helms is a reserve officer with the Laurel Police Department.
Now, to add to his list of accomplishments, he has been arrested for having sex with a woman in a public pool in Connersville, Indiana.
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SEGA released today a retrospective trailer for Sonic Generations, showing off Sonic's appearances in video games over the last 20 years.
Insects and arachnids, like humans, have their superheroes with incredible powers.
The only difference is that their superheroes are real. And, pound for pound, consistently more impressive than the human version.
Wall Street expects GE to report a net profit of $3.43 billion, earnings per share of 32 cents and $34.7 billion in revenue, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
The revenue target implies a 7 percent drop, which reflects the company's continuing drive to scale back its GE Capital finance arm.
A Chicago man convicted in the 2009 videotaped beating death of a high school honors student was sentenced to 32 years in prison on Tuesday, the fourth of five defendants in the case to have been sent away for a long time.
The rumors can finally stop.
Capcom has officially announced Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3.
Tens of thousands of Somalis are feared dead in the world's worst famine in a generation, the U.N. said Wednesday, a crisis so severe that the U.S. will allow emergency funds to be spent in areas controlled by al-Qaida-linked militants as long as the fighters do not interfere with aid distributions.
The discovery gives the unmanned mission headed toward the dwarf planet a better lay of the land.
What do you do when your hobby is building computers, and you have a keen desire to build a highly energy efficient computer that can be utilized by supercomputers for computations for medical research? Oh, and you have a ton of Legos laying around? Well, for one computer geek, that created a perfect opportunity for making an energy efficient, but incredibly powerful PC out of, yes, Legos.
This aint no Steve Jobs joint.
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A pair of twins who caused a media frenzy a few years ago by presenting themselves as the cute faces of white supremacist racism have renounced their former hatred, saying that medical marijuana has helped them see the error of their ways.
A painstaking conservation effort to remove old patches and repair weak spots in a 714-year-old copy of the Magna Carta has revealed that the full text of that English declaration of human rights remains intact even though some words are faded and illegible to the eye, the National Archives said Tuesday.
Last April, Nelson was crossing a street with her three children when her 4-year-old was struck and killed by a car.
She was crossing at an intersection, but was apparently not in a designated crosswalk. The driver had been drinking...
Former President Nelson Mandela spent his 93rd birthday with friends and relatives in his rural hometown Monday, as South Africans paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon through song and community service projects
Americans tell CBS News they're unimpressed with how Obama and Democrats are handling talks, but GOP fares worst Read more by Tucker Reals on CBS News' Political Hotsheet.
Should we be able to choose the sex of our babies? What about selecting the most intelligent embryo, the one with the greatest sporting ability or ...
The White House on Monday warned President Obama will veto GOP legislation to cut, cap and balance� spending and the budget.
Bay Area Police once again shoot first and ask questions later! This is what happens when you are Black and don't pay your Bus fare
Healthy food is not inherently more expensive -- it all comes down to government subsidies.
Six Flags' animals dunk and thrash one of the toughest cell phones on the planet to the test.
Testimony and new evidence indicate that Scotland Yard and News International became so intertwined that they wound up sharing the goal of containing the phone-hacking investigation.
Babies understand counting before they utter numbers
While two Real Time with Bill Maher panel guests got flak today for making sexually charged jokes about Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum on last night's show, it seems nobody batted an eye at the anti-Bachmann, anti-Sarah Palin rant with which Maher ended the broadcast.
The rancorous debate over the debt belies a fundamental truth of our economy -- that it is run for the few at the expense of the many, that our entire government has been turned into a machine which takes the wealth of a mass of Americans and accelerates it into the hands of the few.
Let me give you some examples.
Thirty years ago in June, five men in Los Angeles were struck down by a baffling disease.
Today, that disease, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS, affects millions of people worldwide.
There is a phenomenon in law called the CSI effect, wherein jurors appoint themselves as experts in investigative procedure based on their television experiences.
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Aaron Pace is admittedly and noticeably effeminate, but he says hes not homosexual.
Still, his looks, character and behavior prompted a blood donation center to reject him when he tried to donate blood recently and hes miffed, to say the least.
Heres a weird form of torture porn that pops up on Youtube: People shocking themselves using electronic dog collars
Like an Aryan Death Star, the Nazis' Gustav was the largest gun ever built and didn't leave much planet where it hit.
15 Styles of Distorted Thinking [IMG]
It is a true masterpiece of nature, constantly evolving with every gust of wind.
Paragliders Jody MacDonald and Gavin McClurg have taken the first ever flight over the breathtaking Bazaruto archipelago in Mozambique.
Miss MacDonald was able to capture Mr McClurg, 39, skimming the sand from 300 feet above the surface of the region's towering 500 feet sand dunes.
Its pretty easy to pick up a baseball bat and swing it. Even if you do it all wrong theres a chance you can hit the ball. Just about anyone can try and tackle a person to the ground. Most people can learn to throw something quite easily. Hoisting up a basketball and trying to get it in doesnt require a ton of skill.
The 76ers are poised for a new owner after Comcast-Spectacor has announced an agreement to sell the NBA team to a group led by leveraged buyout specialist ....
Thanks for flying SkyOats
A Japanese amusement park introduces a ride with a record drop that leaves thrill-seekers screaming.
Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom epic is finally coming to the big screen in March and there's now a teaser trailer for it.
We bring you what might have been the scariest and most dramatic moment in the history of the show. Zach and Slater fight. Yes, they fight!
Good news for all you lacrosse fans! MTV has renewed Teen Wolf for a second season after averaging 1.7 million viewers per episode, making it the network's highest-rated new series this season
It looks like Namco Bandai Games is attempting to gain some hype for a big release.
What better way to do that than to start a weird looking countdown on your website?
Following an ultimatum set by AFACT, Australian ISPs have until the close of business today to comply with veiled threats from the big Hollywood studios to help them tackle online piracy, or else.
As one ISP confirms it wont respond to threats, another is trying to form a coalition to fend off the movie companies. Pirate Party Australia describes the moves by Hollywood as extortion�.
In yet another novel use for graphene, researchers from Seoul University have devised a method of creating transparent loudspeakers by printing them onto a special kind of plastic, using an ordinary inkjet printer. Jyongsik Jang and coworkers describe the process in Chemical Communications.
Creating a 3D game is tricky business, but Platinum Arts' Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker aims to make the whole process more accessible to all ages.
LinkedIn Corp., a website focused on job seekers and recruiters, surpassed Myspace to become the No. 2 social-networking service in the U.S. last month, boosted by its initial public offering in May.
EA announced Tuesday that it will buy PopCap for $650 million plus stock and earn-outs, which altogether could add up to as much as $1.2 billion.
A lot of the attention on Google+ has focused on whether it's a "Facebook killer," but it's actually more likely to become a competitor for Twitter than Facebook.
Is the Google network just benefitting from "shiny new object" syndrome, or could it pose a real threat?
American Soccer Robots Dominate at the World RoboCup 2011
What happens to leftover Peeps (Pic)
Apple Inc. was told to pay closely held Personal Audio LLC $8 million after a federal jury in Texas found that the maker of iPod music players infringed patents for downloadable playlists.
Through efforts like a Person Finder site and Street View recordings after the earthquake and tsunami, Google is finally winning over new friends in Japan.
As the Shuttle program comes to a close, we want to return to its beginning, the launch of STS-1, the first official mission of this era
Real, fake or enhanced, this "animated tattoo" marketing video out of France appears to have worked as advertised: A tattooed lad with a desire for a QR code on his chest has received said body art, and it started moving.
Now yes, I hear you.
This week YouTube revealed an experimental facelift for video and channel pages, dubbed Cosmic Panda and now open to the public.
The site is actively seeking feedback from users, especially YouTube partners -- so what do folks like the Fine Brothers and Ask a Ninja think?
Humans have been the most successful species on the planet (roaches and rats have done well, too).
Scientists credit our success to three traits: technology innovation, group collaboration, and communication. Humans not only have all three abilities, but we excel at all three. The question of when we started being human and flexing our abilities has been coming under constant revision in recent years.
A defendant in this case, Ramona Fricosu, is accused of fraudulent real estate transactions.
During the investigation, the government seized an encrypted laptop from the home she shares with her family, and then asked the court to compel Fricosu to type the password into the computer or turn over a decrypted version of her data. But EFF told the court today that the demand is contrary to the Constitution, forcing Fricosu to become a witness again
Android's rise to dominance as a smartphone/tablet OS has reshaped the mobile OS market--but recent actions by both Microsoft and Oracle could damage the operating system's appeal.
Oracle and Google are locked in an ongoing lawsuit over Android's alleged infringement on certain Java-related patents, while both Oracle and Microsoft are negotiating...
Google recently took the wraps off of Google Maps 5.7 for Android devices, and the software update adds quite a few new features.
The most noteworthy addition is Googles Transit Navigation beta feature, which provides navigation instructions for public transportation in more than 400 cities around the globe.
It looks like Microsoft's keeping its living-and-let-live stance as hackers actually give the aging HD2 some much-deserved love.
XDA-Developers member backslashid posted the above video showing Mango Beta 1 running on the device.
Zynga, the social gaming company recently filed to go public and raise a whopping $1 billion in its initial public offering.
The folks from Namesake have put together a graphic that tells the story of Zynga, the people behind the company and how it got here.
Facebook now brings you video chat, but at the same time, scammers are lurking just beneath the surface, trying to trick you into spamming all your friends.
Here's how to sidestep them
And there seems to be a very real chance that Europe is heading toward a variety of multiple and incompatible electric-car charging standards.
It's his birthday, all right.
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But sometimes corporate sellouts involve more than cringe-worthy ads and intrusive product placement.
This is when selling out starts to get just a bit horrifying.
From its humble origins as a inside joke for newsmen, 'OK' has become the most popular word on the planet, and the most honest.
Screw austerity: The E.U.'s science spending, which is running at about US$79 billion for the current 2007-2013 period, is getting a boost to $114 billion for 2014-2020.
The E.U.'s proposal recognizes that only by spending money on innovation and future tech can income growth be assured. Apart from this 45%+ boost in science cash, the rest of the E.U.'s roughly trillion-dollar budget remains flat.
"We can now say that the planet was altered on a global scale by liquid water about four billion years ago." John Carter --The University of Paris Minerals in northern Mars craters observed by two NASA orbiters suggest that a...
As of the end of March, Apple had more than $65.8 billion in liquid assets.
It probably has more now. So why does Apple need all that money? To build a time machine, of course. It's not as crazy as it sounds...
Climate change is a threat multiplier.
It will make unstable states more unstable, poor nations poorer, inequality more pronounced, and conflict more likely,..
Research firm Gartner predicts we'll pay out 10% more on games this year than in 2010.
And spending is set to top $100bn in 2015!
But I imagine it looks something like this..
That video artist whose software grabbed pictures of Apple Store computer users? He's been tracked down by Apple and raided by the Feds.
He had to see this coming.
An Android developer is pulling its game app from the Amazon Appstore for Android, calling it a "disaster" because of a number of shortcomings.
It's the complaint of one developer but it highlights some of the challenges in building a mature market for apps.
At 10 feet long, weighing almost a ton, and equipped with a laser and percussive drill for shattering earth and rocks, Curiosity is our best hope yet of finding signs of life on Mars.
The sources also said that the iPhone 5 isn't very different from the iPhone 4.
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and face of Facebook, might be the most followed person on Google+ -- the social network from Google that is looking to be his biggest rival.
Chrome extension lets you grab your Facebook contacts data and export to either Gmail or your Google+ account.
New Zealand swimming star Justin Wright won the court battle after his parents tried to stop him competing to keep him away from his girlfriend, a former Olympic champion seven years his senior.
We treat animals a lot better than our ancestors did.
While we have laws for to protect animal rights, back in the past animals were treated cruelly without any mercy. Any losses to humans or human property they caused were treated as serious crimes. Mostly the punishment was putting down the animal.
A researcher's data suggest that ambulances, firetrucks and government aid aren't the principal ways most people survive during and recover after a disaster.
Instead, it's the personal ties between members of a community that really matter.
Every year around this time, when summer casts its sunny spell and beckons me to come out and play, Im reminded of the wily wisdom of my mother.
If Aubrey de Grey's predictions are right, the first person who will live to see their 150th birthday has already been born.
And the first person to live for 1,000 years could be less than 20 years younger.
I know I would burst all the bubbles in one go and spoil my calender!
A Brooklyn researcher says raising fish in city warehouses could be a solution to depleted oceans, chemically raised farm fish and mislabeled seafood.
Plus, think of the fertilizer! Would you grow your vegetables in a tank of tilapia?
No 4th of July celebration is complete without red, white, and blue.
Get a healthy dose of color with our patriotic berry parfait!
Deeply indebted euro-zone countries are hoarding gold reserves worth of billions of dollars.
But instead of selling it to pay off their creditors, they'd rather ask the E.U. for financial help.....
Just in time for the Fourth of July, let's take a closer look at hot dogs.
Are they dangerous? What about organic and natural products? Recently The New York Times examined some misleading hot dog labels.
In 50 million years tectonic plate motions will widen the Atlantic, Africa will collide with Europe eliminating the Mediterranean, Australia will collide with Southeast Asia, and California will slide northward up the coast to Alaska.
The Daily Galaxy
The Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program aims to make soldiers psychologically resilient, and is part of a culture change for the Army.
Maria Esposito was ready to give up.
Wasted away at 42 kilos (92 pounds), she couldn't bear another dose of chemotherapy to fight the Stage IV Burkitt's lymphoma that had invaded her body while she was pregnant with her second child.
Yasir Affi found a tracking device stuck to his car, and the FBI admits they put it there, but they won't say why.
Now, Afifi's suing the government. NBC's Pete Williams reports.
The Associated Press just published the results of a year-long investigation into the dealings between the nuclear power industry and the U.S.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The results are, well, pretty damning.
21 awesome toilet paperings pictures
Yes, you heard me right.
I just read that two fetuses were called as witnesses in an Ohio courtroom. It sounds laughable, doesnt it? I mean, seriously. How can a fetus be a witness?
Treasure, thought to be worth billions of rupees, is unearthed from secret underground chambers in a temple in southern India.
Randal Acker celebrated the likeness to the 2009 animated movie by bringing 400 helium-filled balloons to fly from the chimney of Figo House, as PSU's new 16-story residence hall rises around it.
It goes without saying, but, please don't try this at home � said home would end up blowing up.
A woman who promised her boyfriend a night of kinky sex has been jailed after handcuffing him to the bed and torturing him for cheating on her.
Every time someone develops a piece of technology that recreates a basic level of human interaction it makes us feel a little sad inside.
However, perhaps this new self hugging machine will make some people as happy as larry?! Check out how this jazzy piece of tech works here!
"No one gets married in a castle unless they own it.
It is brash, celebrity style behaviour."
Don't promise what you can't back up ... with your penis.
You've got to lose a few fingers to earn this country.
Mind-blowing Fight Club poster. (HINT: Tilt your screen back)
Getting pissed off at the wrong time can ruin our life.
But stopping a good rage once it starts is sometimes like trying to reverse a lava flow by farting it back up the volcano. This is especially true on the internet, where a lack of consequences mean 'anger management' isn't even a thing.
Got this link today from a Digg user. Very nice guy. Show him some love. If this is a college project, this guy went to the University of Fabulous. "I made this video tutorial for a College project! MUSIC through Graphic Designer's eyes.
Hope you like it and learn something new! Popular music is NOT rocket science after all... Please let me know if i was clear enough, was it hard to understand? If my 7 songs wasn't enough for you, check out th
You'll read a lot in the coming 48 hours about how Michael Bay is the scourge of the Earth, Transformers: Dark of the Moon is the dumbest movie of the summer, and the fact that it will make money only...
Reporters have anointed the 55-year-old Minnesota congresswoman as the flavor of the month in the wake of her dignified performance at the Republican candidates recent debate.
But their interest in her will dim before long.
Wonka didnt have to pick Charlie.
In fact, Id argue he shouldnt have picked Charlie. Heres an ordered list of who Willy Wonka should have given the factory to�
The company is accusing Google of blacklisting 30 vertical search engines created by 1PlusV and of tinkering with search results to promote its own services over those of competitors.
The third installment, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, hits theaters Wednesday, and Roger Ebert says it's one of the most "unpleasant" movie-watching experiences he's ever had.
A day after Google went public with a tilt at Facebook, todays dominant social network, News Corp has found a buyer for MySpace, the ruling online hangout of yesteryear.
The selling price is said to be between $30 million and $40 million � at best about 7 cents on the dollar News Corp paid six years ago.