Friday, October 30, 2015

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Tech News Flash: Friday -- October 30, 2015

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T-Mobile Rumored to Roll Out Unlimited Video
BackBox Takes Its Security Tools Seriously
Google Migrates Project Loon to Indonesia
Apple TV Reviews: Kinda Buggy, Kinda Great

Today's Story Highlights

T-Mobile Rumored to Roll Out Unlimited Video
Rumors that T-Mobile plans to introduce an unlimited data plan for
streaming video services circulated Thursday following a Twitter post
from journalist Evan Blass, who tweets under the handle @evleaks. The
company would allow unlimited high-speed data to be used to watch select
streaming from services such as Netflix and HBO under its "Uncarrier 10"
campaign, he suggested.

BackBox Takes Its Security Tools Seriously
BackBox Linux 4.4 is a great Linux distro for IT and other techies who
want to do their own penetration tests and security assessments. The
latest version, released this month, is an Ubuntu 14.04.3-based
distribution that's speedy and simple to use. It's a fully functional
Linux distro that comes well stocked with standard software and runs a
desktop environment based on the Xfce window manager.

Google Migrates Project Loon to Indonesia
Project Loon, part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, on Wednesday
announced that it has signed agreements with three mobile network
operators in Indonesia -- Indosat, Telkomse, and XL Axiata -- to begin
tests of its balloon-powered Internet service in 2016. Only about one in
three of Indonesia's 250 million residents is connected to the Internet,
according to Project Loon.

Apple TV Reviews: Kinda Buggy, Kinda Great
The latest version of Apple's streaming media set-top box has gathered a
bundle of mixed early reviews. Some reviewers saw great potential in the
$149 diminutive black box designed to pump movies, TV shows, games and
apps from the Internet to a television set. Others found plenty to
criticize. "I was a little shocked to see how buggy it was," wrote David

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