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[ad_1] Minnesota cities will not impose fees on internet providers to help pay for some government programs and improve broadband access after a bill failed to pass the state Legislature is. Minnesota House DFL removed the plan from an omnibus bill introduced earlier this week, sparking a heated debate with the telecom industry over whether the plan would help or hurt broadband efforts. Democrats, who control the House, originally included the bill in a series of bills filed by the Commerce, Finance and Policy Committee. However, DFLers lowered the franchise fee policy before passing the bill in the House on…

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[ad_1] Reliability and affordability aren’t mutually exclusive if you know where to look for new technology. This TCL Tab 10 is a 5G-enabled Android tablet with 4GB of RAM and Android 12 OS for fast application operation, all for less than $120, perfect for mid-sized homeworkers and casual users.Designed with MediaTek Kompanio 800T Octa-Core 5G chipset, this tablet is powered for better gaming and streaming performance. The 10.1-inch display with FHD NXTVISION shows websites and virtual battlefields in crisp, vibrant colors, and the camera is perfect for making remote calls and taking crisp photos.In terms of portability, it competes with…

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[ad_1] amazon musicAI chatbots have transformed writing, image generation, and most recently, voice. New audio AI tools are introduced every day, including text-to-music generators, audio cloning tools, playlist generators, and more. And now Amazon Music has jumped on the trend.Also: GPT-4 Turbo takes back the title of “Best AI Model” from Anthropic’s Claude 3Amazon Music on Tuesdays launched Maestro is an AI playlist generator that creates new playlists with your own track selection in response to your text, emoji, or voice prompts. You can watch it in the video below. This feature is in beta, so it’s not yet available…

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[ad_1] These two data points illustrate the reality that there are two housing markets in America.According to a recent report from Zillow, there are 550 cities in America with a median home price of $1 million. But none of these cities made Zillow’s list of the top 10 hottest housing markets for 2024. This difference speaks to the extent to which the American housing market is multitracked.One trajectory has Americans who can afford to buy a home in a $1 million ZIP code, or who are locked into that ZIP code with a low-interest mortgage. The other trajectory involves Americans…

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[ad_1] Today, many adults remember a time before smartphones became central to daily life. But millions of young people around the world don’t. Now we are at a similar tipping point, but this time it is the convergence of two technologies: 5G and AI. The ability to cost-effectively perform real-time tasks anywhere with AI-powered solutions will fundamentally change the way we live, work, and play, which was once a pipe dream not so long ago. This is made possible by higher-performance, lower-latency 5G and private 5G (P5G) networks, as AI applications are more compute- and network-intensive than humanity has ever…

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[ad_1] Amazon Music may soon let you create playlists with text prompts using Maestro, a new AI playlist maker. Maestro is currently in beta for a small number of Amazon Music subscribers in the United States, and allows users to create playlists using any prompt, including emojis, Amazon said in a blog post. The company says listeners will be able to save and share AI-generated playlists with other Amazon Music users. In the post, prompts suggested by Amazon Music include “😭 and food🍝,” “The music my grandparents used to listen to,” and “I tracked my friends and now they’re all…

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[ad_1] According to the latest IAB report on US advertising revenue conducted by PwC, US internet advertising will reach a record high of $225 billion in 2023, an increase of 7.3% year-on-year. Digital advertising boomed in the fourth quarter, with growth soaring to 12.3%. The growth rate for the same quarter in 2022 was 4.4%. Top channels include CTV, retail media, and audio, all of which recorded double-digit growth in 2023. “Despite inflation concerns, record interest rates, and continued global uncertainty, the U.S. digital advertising industry will continue its growth trajectory in 2023,” IAB CEO David Cohen said in a…

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[ad_1] Broadband mapping and data Currently, only the FCC’s proprietary speed test mobile application is operational for submitting mapping challenges to the 5G Fund. photograph of Brian DarrExecutive VP of Smart Cities, Ookla, formerly of Digi.City WASHINGTON, April 16, 2024 – The process for contesting application coverage data on the National Broadband Map, which is critical to determining eligibility for location-based funding under the Rural America 5G Fund, is now being tested by a third-party speed test. Ookla claims it is facing an outage related to the app.in filing Ookla told the Federal Communications Commission on Friday that he highlighted…

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[ad_1] Close-up of keyboard under UV light Protecting the personal data of U.S. citizens has been a central theme in recent months. For the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the new initiative isn’t just about personal privacy. The CFPB believes that data brokers that collect and share consumer data are a threat to national security. Congress is similarly concerned. The American Privacy Rights Act (APRA) is a newly announced bipartisan undertaking aimed at regulating the buying and selling of personal data collected from consumers, with or without the consumer’s consent. The goal is to establish national data security standards that…

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[ad_1] Credits Maria Farrell is a writer and speaker on technology and the future. She has worked on technology policy at the International Chamber of Commerce, ICANN and The World Bank. Robin Berjon is an expert in digital governance and has contributed to numerous web standards, including the Global Privacy Control (GPC). He works on novel web protocols such as IPFS and sits on the W3C’sBoard of Directors and the ICO’s Technology Advisory Panel. “The word for world is forest” — Ursula K. Le Guin In the late 18th century, officials in Prussia and Saxony began to rearrange their complex, diverse…

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