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Comcast expands $10 internet plan to 2 million more low-income households

Comcast has announced an expansion of its Internet Essentials plan, which offers 10Mbps internet speeds for $10 per month. The plan is now available to low-income households without kids.
Social Media

ABC News partners with Facebook to offer live-streaming coverage of DNC and RNC

Following similar moves from YouTube, Twitter, and others, Facebook and ABC News are teaming up to offer in-depth live-streaming video coverage of the Republican and Democratic national conventions.
Computing

Microsoft launches edX curriculum for IT professionals

Hosted on edX.og, the Harvard- and MIT-founded nonprofit learning site, the program aims to offer an “employer-endorsed, university-caliber curriculum for professionals at any stage of their career,” A release said.
Business

Google just made it easier to find travel deals and book them on your phone

Google is making it easier to find deals to book travel and shop on your phone. Soon, mobile search for both travel and retail will be enhanced to make using a mobile device to shop and travel easier.
Mobile

The 8 Best Note-Taking and Productivity Apps Compared: OneNote, Dropbox, and More

Evernote is a capable service, but it's not for everyone. Check out some of our favorite note-taking apps and Evernote alternatives, whether you utilize iOS, Android, Windows, or another platform entirely.
Web

Get matched with your fitness soulmate with Trainerize.me

For those of us looking for our fitness soulmate, Trainerize has launched Trainerize.me, the first online platform created to match users with a personal trainer using customizable criteria.
Music

eStories is a new audiobook service that's giving Audible a run for its money

Look out Audible -- there's some competition knocking at your door. 10 months after being acquired by personal cloud company TriPlay, eMusic has reemerged as eStories, described as a "premium audiobook service at [a] low price."
Android Army

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Google have waived fees to France

Following the horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, mobile carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, and Google have waived fees temporarily.
Web

If you want to register to vote, Google would like to help

It has helped you find all the information you need to make an informed decision this November, and now, it's helping you put that decision to action. On Friday, Google announced a new search feature that will allow users to register to…
Computing

Keeping pace with the web trackers

From cookies to fingerprinting, the tracking of people online for ads is becoming more and more sophisticated. Still, privacy advocates are hopeful the right tools can stem the flow of your data, and help you take back control.
Computing

Microsoft won’t have to turn over emails from servers in Ireland, court rules

Microsoft has succeeded in preventing the U.S. government from obtaining emails stored on a server in Ireland. The case is said to have important ramifications for privacy in general.
Social Media

Facebook chat bots might be the future, but right now they feel like the past

There's a developer gold rush going on right now, and it's all about bots. Facebook's Messenger gained 11,000 bots in a few months, but are they useful? We tried a few to find out, and were reminded of MS-DOS and other text-based…