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  1. UK renewables startup Octopus is teaming with a Silicon Valley...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | SFGate

    Based in San Francisco, IFTTT has raised $62.5 million in venture capital funding from investors that include the firm Andreessen Horowitz and Salesforce. In a release on Thursday, the companies say customers can save hundreds of pounds a year as well as trim personal CO2 footprint by choosing to, for example, turn off heating during peak price times, control their energy usage remotely, or charge electric vehicles more cheaply.


  2. Revolut secures European banking licence and is eyeing Asia...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | SFGate

    Founded in 2015, Revolut can now start accepting direct deposits of customers salaries' and will offer personal and business loans. Formed just three years ago Revolut already has 3.2 million customers and it looks set to gain more after gaining a European banking license.


  3. Here's how Theresa May hopes the EU can save her Brexit dealRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | SFGate

    However, the prime minister will arrive in Brussels seeking changes to the Brexit deal which the EU is unlikely to give her. Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Thursday morning fresh from fending off an attempt by Conservative MPs to oust her as leader and prime minister and ahead of a planned vote on her Brexit deal.


  4. Apple is dropping $1 billion on a huge new campus in Austin,...Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | SFGate

    In a press release , Apple said the new campus will span 133 acres, and house an initial 5,000 employees, with the potential to expand to 15,000 staff. The new site will be located less than a mile from its existing facilities and roles based at the building will include engineering, R&D, operations, finance, sales, and customer support.


  5. Vatican announces papal trips to Bulgaria, MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | SFGate

    Pope Francis leaves after he celebrated Mass on the occasion of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Pope Francis leaves after he celebrated Mass on the occasion of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.


  6. PUC needs to clearly identify the need before entertaining another charge on cell phone usersRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    Marevel Tepora, 19, of San Jose, tries to text while driving a simulator at San Jose State University on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. San Jose State hosted a Texting-while-driving simulator to raise awareness among students regarding the dangers of texting while driving.


  7. The Latest: China confirms holding 2 CanadiansRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | SFGate

    A policeman stands watch outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks.


  8. AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuclear workers, US targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | SFGate

    Certfa researchers Nariman Gharib, left, and Amin Sabeti look at a computer at a cafe in London on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. The Associated Press drew on data gathered by the London-based cybersecurity group Certfa to track how a hacking group often nicknamed Charming Kitten spent the past month trying to break into the private emails of more than a dozen U.S. Treasury officials.


  9. Virgin Galactic aims to reach spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic says its latest test flight, due later on Thursday, could see it reach space for the first time. Its intention is to reach a height of more than 80km, the altitude at which space is said to begin.


  10. The FCC Has Made the Same Mistake for Text Messaging That It Did for Net NeutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Almost exactly a year ago, the Federal Communications Commission voted to strip net neutrality protections from the Internet and reclassify Internet Service Providers as an "information service" rather than a "common carrier" telecommunications one. This year, the FCC has voted to classify text messaging the same way.


  11. Brattleboro Community Television at annual Representative Town Meeting in Brattleboro.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Select Board member Tim Wessel raised alarms last week about a proposed revision to Federal Communications Commission rules that could "decimate" Brattleboro Community Television's bottom line. During a special meeting on Tuesday, the board approved sending a letter to the FCC in support of the station and a request to contribute $5,000 in next fiscal year's budget.


  12. Should You Invest In Uber or Lyft's IPOs Next Year? Try NeitherRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    Between the two, Uber's stock is likely to perform better, but there are reasons to think that neither will be successful investments longer term. A world of cheap financing has completely transformed technology from a business of shipping bits to one of leveraging vast amounts of capital.


  13. Tencent Music Rises Sharply Above IPO Price in Trading DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Tencent Music, a subsidiary of China's most valuable company Tencent Holdings Ltd. , raised $1.1 billion in a U.S. initial public offering, pricing its shares at $13 a piece ahead of Wednesday's debut on the New York Stock Exchange. The pricing was at the bottom end of its previously announced $13 to $15 range, indicating that the company continues to worry about the current market environment amid a trade war between the U.S. and China.


  14. FCC decision deals blow to California text-tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    A federal regulatory ruling Wednesday aimed at protecting consumers from text-messaging spam may also help California mobile phone users avoid a proposed state texting tax. The California Public Utilities Commission has proposed a surcharge on text messaging to help cover its growing budget for programs that help make phone service accessible to the poor, with a vote scheduled for Jan. 10. But the proposal - first reported Tuesday by this news organization - has drawn fast and fierce criticism from opponents.


  15. FCC panel wants to tax Internet-using businesses and give the money to ISPsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    A Federal Communications Commission advisory committee has proposed a new tax on Netflix, Google, Facebook, and many other businesses that require Internet access to operate. If adopted by states, the recommended tax would apply to subscription-based retail services that require Internet access, such as Netflix, and to advertising-supported services that use the Internet, such as Google and Facebook.


  16. British Prime Minister Theresa May Defiant After Surviving Vote Of No ConfidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Theresa May has quashed an attempt by her own party to dethrone her in the crucial final stages of Brexit. The vote of no confidence, which came down 200-117 in favor of May, was first triggered on Tuesday night after 48 of her own MPs filed letters calling for a new Conservative party leader.


  17. Entrance to the Federal Communications Commission building in Washington.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to open a new review of media ownership rules and seek comments on whether the government should end a prohibition on mergers among the four largest broadcast networks. The FCC said it could reverse the rule that bars a merger among the "Big Four" networks: NBC, owned by Comcast Corp., Walt Disney Co.'


  18. The outline calls for advancing the "consolidation of the Ground,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    The Japanese government plans to possess the capability to jam hostile communication satellites in outer space, a new policy stipulated in a draft outline of the next National Defense Program Guidelines set to be approved by the Cabinet as early as Tuesday next week. The government submitted on Tuesday this week draft outlines of the guidelines as well as of the Medium Term Defense Program , which are compiled based on the national defense guidelines, to the ruling parties' working team and gained general approval.


  19. Pirate Takedown In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Radio Ink

    Is law enforcement starting to take the plague of pirate operators seriously? You might think so after the latest press release from the FCC's enforcement bureau. We do know that Chairman Ajit Pai's FCC has been pushing for more serious consequences for pirates, who seem to pop up time after time, even after the FCC tries to shut them down.


  20. A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. worker locates a gas main line in...Read the original story

    Yesterday | SFGate

    The Camp Fire and two Southern California fires caused at least $9 billion in insured damages last month, state officials said Wednesday. The Camp Fire and two Southern California fires caused at least $9 billion in insured damages last month, state officials said Wednesday.