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Foxconn losses and busting thieves!

Yeah, I know it is April Fools day, and the jokes are flying around like poo in the monkey cage at the zoo.  I decided I’d pull my jokes somewhere else. Instead, I wanted to bring to your attention that Foxconn posted a surprising $218.3m loss. Foxconn, if you didn’t know, is the largest assembler […]

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1Gbps delivered by Google, not AT&T. Of course.

Google picked Kansas City for the Google Fiber Project and said it would roll out the 1Gbps internet access there first.  Kansas City, KS was picked out of about 1,100 candidates.  The connections should go live in 2012 as long as the Board of Commissioners signs onboard. Google also said they haven’t ruled out other […]

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Top Four ways to protect yourself from NFC hackers.

NFC is an acronym for Near Field Communication.  It’s a fancy way of describing radio frequency based communication over a very short distance.  If you grew up in the 80s and ever got some of those really cheap CB walkie-talkies, you know a thing or two about RF over short distances. With NFC, we’re talking […]

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