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U.S. Senators propose COVID-19 data privacy bill

It’s called the ‘COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act’.

What you need to know U.S. Senators are introducing a new COVID-19 data privacy bill. It comes from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. It hopes to strike a balance between using technology to fight the virus and maintaining the privacy of U.S. citizens.

U.S. Senators from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation have introduced a new COVID-19 privacy bill designed to protect the privacy  [Read More…]

Crowdsource your phone bill with Visible’s new Party Pay option

The more, the merrier.

What you need to know Visible is launching a new Party Pay option that offers steep discounts for grouping up with friends. You can get a maximum of $ 15 off for a party of four. Each user retains their unlimited talk, text, hotspot, and data privileges on Verizon’s 4G network.

When we reviewed Visible’s $ 40 per month unlimited everything offering, we came away impressed. But if that $ 40 fee for  [Read More…]

How to save money on your phone bill with US Mobile

If you ever find that you’re paying for extras with your service provider that you don’t really need, it’s time to save a few bucks with US Mobile. Their plans are incredibly flexible, so you can pick and choose exactly what you need.

Plans start at only $ 4/month, making US Mobile perfect for grandparents that need simple talk and text, without all the bells and whistles. It’s a great option for younger kids too who might need  [Read More…]

Bill Gates skeptical of regulators breaking up tech giants

What you need to know Bill Gates expressed skepticism toward the idea of breaking up tech giants in a new interview. Speaking to Bloomberg, Gates came out more in favor of regulating bad practices, stating that he only sees a “narrow set of things” that he thinks a break up would be the “right answer to.” Gates’ comments come after the U.S. government announced an antitrust probe of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple.

In a new interview with  [Read More…]

Bipartisan bill has been introduced to boost U.S. involvement in 5G

Huawei is one of the world’s leaders in 5G networking equipment.

What you need to know A new bill has been introduced to boost the United States’ involvement in 5G networks globally. The bill was spearheaded by Republican Michael McCaul and cosponsored by Democrat Henry Cuellar. The bill is in response to China’s current dominance in the 5G field and fears over security and lack of competition.

The rollout of 5G has been big news this year  [Read More…]

Bill Gates calls losing mobile race to Android his ‘greatest mistake ever’

Gates says the non-Apple portion of the mobile space “was a natural thing for Microsoft to win.”

What you need to know Bill Gates says that his biggest mistake at Microsoft was losing the mobile space to Android. Gates saw the non-Apple standard for the mobile market as a “natural thing for Microsoft to win.” While Gates sees Microsoft as a leading company right now, he believes it could be the leading company had it got mobile  [Read More…]

Reduce your heating bill with a discounted ecobee4 smart thermostat

Get a thermostat that learns over time and saves you money.

Smart thermostats are awesome and you really should have one in your home now that it’s 2019. This Alexa-enabled ecobee4 is one of the best on the market currently. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 204 at Newegg thanks to a reduced $ 219 price and a further $ 15 off when you use coupon 25DFTD26 at checkout. The ecobee4 rarely goes  [Read More…]

How to use a Nest Thermostat to save money on your energy bill

There are a lot of reasons to buy a Nest Thermostat, but for a lot of people, one of the biggest is to help save on their monthly energy bill. Nest Thermostats can help you save money using a few different methods, and today, we’ll be highlighting a few of our favorite ones. Let’s get started!

Products used in this guide Amazon: Nest Learning Thermostat (3rd Gen) ($ 217) B&H: Nest Thermostat E ($ 169) Understand what Eco  [Read More…]

Google Tez now supports bill payments

Since its debut last September, Google Tez has become one of the most popular peer-to-peer payment services in India. Tez crossed 12 million users just a couple months after its launch, and today, the app is adding a new bill payment feature.

Google announced that this was something it was working on back in December, but now that it’s launching, we have more details on how exactly it’ll work. To add a new bill, all you have to  [Read More…]

AT&T proposes ‘Internet Bill of Rights’ after net neutrality’s death

This might sound good on the surface, but don’t get too excited just yet.

It’s been over a month since the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality, and since then, we’ve seen some interesting developments. One GOP representative proposed a bill to restore some (but not all) net neutrality principles in late December, and now in January, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has introduced a new “Internet Bill of Rights.”

Randall Stephenson

Stephenson starts out his proposal  [Read More…]