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Why debate over net neutrality affects everyone

From a business perspective, limitations on what pages people can access could ultimately lead to fewer people viewing certain pages. Campaigners told the BBC around 80,000 websites and services in all are taking part in the co-ordinated action that is created to draw attention to a public consultation about the proposed rule reversal.

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Google Home new streaming Feature

Users can finally play tracks from their old collections. Subscribers will have to ask Google Home to " Play X from my library " or " Play my X " if they want to play their own content. You can not specify the song location when asking Google Home to play a track by genre or mood. New Release Radio takes what you have listened into account through machine learning when creating the playlist, giving it a more personalized feel.

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot Imaged Like Never Before

This was the first ever close analysis of the GRS which took place in the Juno mission . NASA's Juno spacecraft launched in August of 2011 and just completed a flyby of the spot on July 10th. At this time, it was about 3,500 km (2,200 mi) above Jupiter's cloud tops. "Most scientists believed that as soon as you drop below the sunlit clouds and you got into where the sunlight didn't reach that everything would kind of be uniform and boring".

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Ai Weiwei says Liu Xiaobo's case China's 'shame'

The hospital says Liu, China's most prominent political prisoner, has respiratory failure and his condition is now life threatening. A German and a U.S. Human rights lawyer Albert Ho called it a "marathon sit-in" aimed at sending a strong message to Beijing. The First Hospital of China Medical University in Shenyang said in a statement on Wednesday afternoon that Liu's organs are failing him, leaving him in critical condition with doctors forced to resuscitate him.

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Microsoft launches iPhone app that narrates the world for blind people

Well, the company has been working on the app over the past year, and it's now available for all to download on iOS devices. Once the app is open, users will first have to select which channel they want to use. It can also describe images in other apps, such as identifying images on Twitter. Most recently it added support for Apple's MacBook Pro Touch Bar in Office apps.

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Google Play Movies & TV Gets HDR Playback

You'll need a TV or monitor with HDR support in order to enjoy the upgrade. Google has some good news for the 4K TV owners out there: Google Play Movies now offers up 4K HDR videos, though not all movies are available with both. While the post is light on the details, we have one confirmed title that will get the HDR treatment: the Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them .