Cord-cutting will cost cable companies $5.5B this year: Survey

Pay-TV subscriber rolls are in line to get whacked this year, according to a new survey that predicts 5.4 million subscribers will drop traditional cable, satellite or fiber-optic TV bundles. And that massive exodus will cost the pay-TV business $5.5 billion in lost revenue, the cg42 study says. Those numbers, …

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Loon's Internet-Slinging Balloons Are Headed to Work Over Kenya

It’s been a big week for Loon. Just eight days ago, it was one of Alphabet’s moonshot projects, launching antennas attached to giant balloons into the stratosphere to beam internet down to Earth. Now it has announced its first commercial agreement: working with Telkom Kenya to provide internet service to …

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Fujifilm’s XF10 is a small compact camera with a big sensor

Fujifilm has announced the XF10, a new fixed-lens compact camera that will serve as the successor to 2016’s X70. Like the X70, it pairs an 18.5mm (28mm-equivalent) f/2.8 lens with a large APS-C sensor in a small, pocketable body. The XF10 ups the resolution to 24 megapixels and is capable …

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Mark Zuckerberg says Holocaust deniers are making an honest mistake

Facebook will continue to offer a platform to Holocaust deniers, Infowars, and other publishers of hoaxes on the assumption that they are sincere in their beliefs, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. Speaking to Recode’s Kara Swisher on her podcast, Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, said that Holocaust deniers are “deeply offensive.” “But …

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