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A 5-year-old Texas girl was attacked by geese after she tried to save an injured gosling

 


Verizon is bringing Boston a fiber-optic upgrade, good news that comes one day before a 40,000-strong strike potentially hampers services.

Boston, Verizon Announce $300M Deal on Eve of Massive Strike

Photo of Connecticut Verizon Wireless storefront courtesy Mike Mozart via Flickr/Creative Commons


The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote soon on a plan that could add subsidies for broadband Internet services in low-income homes

Tony and Isabella Ruiz, shown with their younger brother, Leo, use a nearby schools Wi-Fi to download homework assignments onto their smartphones. The Family in McAllen, Tex., has no internet access at home. (Ilana Panich-Linsman For the New York Times)


1. Russian Hackers Read Obama’s Unclassified Emails, Officials Say

Emails that President Obama sent and received were breached last year, senior officials said.

2. Internet Access on Planes May Help Hijackers

Connecting to the Internet in-flight could let hackers attack aircraft controls.
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3. Twitter Opens Up Its Direct Messaging Feature

Now anyone can slide into your DMs—unless you opt out.
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4. Predicting boneheaded driving with technology

5. Tesla Hacked on Twitter, Media-Relations E-Mail Accounts

Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk

6. ‘Google Adventurer’ Dies on Mt. Everest

Dan Fredinburg posted this image on his Instagram account on April 24, 2015, near Mount Everest. Mr. Fredinburg, a Google engineer and avid climber, was killed when an earthquake in Nepal set off an avalanche.

Dan Fredinburg posted this image on his Instagram account on April 24, 2015,

near Mount Everest. Mr. Fredinburg, a Google engineer and avid climber, was

killed when an earthquake in Nepal set off an avalanche.

7. The cell phone data scam

8. An App That Builds Wonder

9. The man who wants to control the weather with lasers

10. Amazon Wants to Show U.S. Drones Can Safely Deliver Cargo

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11. 10 YouTube Stars Share Their Earliest YouTube Memories

Ten years ago today, YouTube got its first video. We revisit the YouTube
canon of old with 10 of the platform’s iconic personalities.
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12. Twitter Could Predict Emergency Room Rush Hours

Researchers say Twitter data can predict surges in emergency room visits
for chronic illnesses with 70 percent accuracy.
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