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Tesla’s Holiday Update improves Camp Mode and driving visualization

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Today, Tesla began pushing its "holiday update" to its vehicle fleet. The changes include one present for EV owners who appreciate the great outdoors (though not enough to sleep on the ground): Camp Mode. The feature, reported by Ele…

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Former Apple exec claims the company spied on his text messages

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A former Apple executive is claiming the company spied on his text messages before suing him. In February, Gerard Williams III, who spent almost 10 years working on mobile device chips at Apple, left the company. The same month, he joined NuVi…

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Apple reportedly shelves ‘walkie talkie’ iPhone feature

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Apple has put its plans for a ‘walkie talkie’ iPhone feature on hold, The Information reports. The technology would have allowed people with iPhones (in a certain vicinity) to send messages over long-distance radio waves when cellular networks weren’…

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FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls

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This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing domestic calls but made it hard for the FCC …

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FCC chair: 911 call operators should be able to track VoIP calls

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Location tracking can sometimes mean the difference between life and death when it comes to 911 calls. If you ring the emergency services with a cell phone using your provider’s network, the call handler is able identify where you are, and ensure hel…

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FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is advancing the war against robocalls. Today, he proposed adopting rules that would ban caller ID spoofing of text messages and robocalls originating outside of the US. More than 40 state attorney generals have urged the…

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