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Canadian Government Makes 50 Mbps the New Broadband Standard

According to the CRTC, while most are well-served, many Canadians, particularly those in rural and remote communities, do not have access to broadband Internet access services that are comparable to those offered to the vast majority of Canadians in terms of speed, capacity, quality and price.

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Alphabet Unveils Their New Self-Driving Minivan

Although Honda has its ongoing efforts at developing the required technology for a self-driving auto, their partnership with Waymo will allow the company to explore a different approach in bringing the self-driving tech to the market. Along with automakers, equipment suppliers, start-ups and big tech companies are all developing self-driving vehicle technology. Honda is aiming to release fully self-driving cars for public use by 2020.

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Rogue One Originally Scripted To Have A Different Ending

He raided the archives at Skywalker ranch for unused footage from Star Wars and painstakingly incorporated it into Rogue One. As anyone who has seen the new Star Wars spinoff Rogue One will know, the movie is packed with Easter Eggs, cameos, and callbacks to the other films in the blockbuster series.

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Nokia Sues Apple For Allegedly Infringing Nokia Products

Apple accused them of colluding with Nokia to extort funds from the U.S. company. Last year, revenue from Nokia Technologies, the business unit that holds the company's patent portfolio, amounted to EUR1.02 billion, or 8% of its total sales.

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Netflix's Twitter account breached by hackers

A check of Netflix's U.S. Twitter account, which has 2.48 million followers, shows it's back to normal. TechCrunch reported earlier this year that the group is made up of three teenagers, whom the tech news site did not identify. "We're investigating and taking immediate action to remedy the situation", a Marvel spokesperson said in a statement. Netflix did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment about the hack.

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Feds probe Ram, Dodge gearshifts for rollaway risk

Those vehicles have console shift levers. The government says it has reports of 25 crashes from owners alleging vehicles rolling away as well as nine injuries. The shift mechanism in the Ram pickups and Durango SUVs is a rotary knob that is connected electronically to the transmission. The crash remains under investigation by Los Angeles police, A.P.