Comcast starts testing gigabit internet service in Chicago

Comcast says it’s begun offering gigabit internet service in the Chicago metropolitan area as part of a multi-city trial period. This follows the telecom’s ongoing gigabit tests in Atlanta and Nashville, which both started earlier this year. Comcast is delivering the 1Gbps speeds by relying on DOCSIS 3.1, a new modem standard …

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Judge rejects Uber’s $100 million settlement with drivers

A US district judge has rejected a proposed $100 million settlement in a pair of class action lawsuits filed in California and Massachusetts, saying the proposed settlement was neither fair nor adequate. “The settlement, mutually agreed by both sides, was fair and reasonable,” said Uber in a statement. “We’re disappointed …

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Twitter now lets any user filter out threats and abuse

Twitter is now offering some of its most critical anti-harassment tools to every user and not just those with blue checkmarks next to their name. Now, users will be able to filter notifications by only those whom they follow. This effectively removes any tweets from random strangers and those who …

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