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Apple’s latest iPhones support a new WiFi standard that’s faster and better — but you don’t need to rush and buy a new router

WiFi 6 is faster and more efficient than previous WiFi standards, but you probably don't need it at home.
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites and provide global high-speed, low-latency internet service from orbit.

SpaceX may be a $120 billion company if its Starlink global internet service takes off, Morgan Stanley Research predicts

Financial analysts are looking at Elon Musk's plans to surround Earth with thousands of high-speed internet satellites — and they see a lot of green.
A network of undersea cables around North America.

US officials are reportedly trying to block an 8,000-mile Google and Facebook-backed undersea cable to China on national-security grounds

An 8,000-mile undersea cable connecting Los Angeles to Hong Kong is at risk of being abandoned, The Wall Street Journal reported.
A mobile phone with the Google Maps application.

15 things that were much harder before we had smartphones

These 15 things were much more difficult before everyone had a smartphone in their pocket, from getting directions to listening to music.

Steve Jobs made a bunch of predictions in the 80s and 90s about the future of technology — it turns out he nailed it

Although his later work at Apple influenced the way things turned out, he still offered a slew of predictions that are shockingly accurate today.

YouTube reportedly lets its most popular creators get away with more

YouTube is the world's largest video platform, and it has a major moderation problem.

How the founder of 8chan went from creating the ‘darkest reaches of the internet’ while on psychedelic mushrooms to calling for it to be s...

8chan creator Fredrick Brennan is calling for the site to be shut down in the wake of the El Paso shooting, shifting from a stance he took in 2015.
A North Korean student using a computer at Kim Il Sung University.

Computers in North Korea run on look-alike Mac software called ‘Red Star 3.0’ — here’s what it’s like to use

What it's like to use "Red Star 3," North Korea's little-known computer software that looks a lot like earlier versions of Apple's MacOS software.

LinkedIn says its social network should be working again after suffering an outage, but it might still appear down for some — here’s a tri...

The now-resolved LinkedIn outage mostly affected the US and parts of Europe, according to Down Detector.
The AS-12 Losharik pictured in 2010.

The Russian submarine that caught fire and killed 14 may have been designed to cut undersea internet cables

Two independent Russian outlets said it was an AS-12 Losharik, a nuclear-powered vessel that may be designed to cut undersea cables. Moscow has kept mum.