Tesla to cut nearly 20 percent of its SolarCity installation locations


Enlarge / Close-up of logo for Tesla Solar, a home solar power generation solution offered by Tesla Motors, San Ramon, California, March 28, 2018. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Getty Images   reader comments 82 Share this story Tesla is planning to close 13 or 14 solar installation locations that were set up by SolarCity […]


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California net neutrality bill gutted as lawmakers cave to AT&T lobbyists


Enlarge / Net neutrality supporter protests the FCC’s repeal outside a federal building in Los Angeles, California, on November 28, 2017. Getty Images | Ronen Tivony | NurPhoto reader comments 436 Share this story A California net neutrality bill that could have been the strictest such law in the country was dramatically scaled back yesterday […]


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China-based hackers burrow inside satellite, defense, and telecoms firms


Enlarge US National Executive Committee for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing. reader comments 82 Share this story An advanced hacking campaign originating in China has spent the past year infiltrating satellite operators, defense contractors, and telecoms companies in the US and Southeast Asia, researchers from Symantec said. The attackers specifically looked for and infected computers […]


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San FranciscoÔÇÖs city-wide fiber Internet plan is delayed, future in doubt


Enlarge / Lombard Street in San Francisco. Getty Images | Michael Lee reader comments 60 Share this story San Francisco’s plan to build a city-wide gigabit fiber Internet service won’t go forward this year, as city officials decided they need to do more research before asking voters to approve a ballot initiative. The universal broadband […]


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Widely used D-Link modem/router under mass attack by potent IoT botnet


Enlarge D-Link reader comments 86 Share this story Malicious hackers are mass exploiting a critical vulnerability in D-Link DSL routers in an attempt to make them part of Satori, the potent Internet-of-things botnet that is used to take down websites and mine digital coins, researchers said.   Further Reading 100,000-strong botnet built on router 0-day […]


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