Amazon Internet? Filings show company working on high-speed satellite internet service

5th April 2019

According to filings with the International Telecommunications Union, first spotted by GeekWire, the company lays out plans for putting 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit with the goal of providing internet around the world. In a statement, the company confirmed the plans, dubbed Project Kuiper, to USA TODAY. “Project Kuiper is a new initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity…

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Need A Tax Extension? Here’s How To Get One Before April 15

5th April 2019

The deadline for filing your 2018 taxes is April 15, 2019, but there’s no reason to panic if you aren’t ready to file yours by then. It’s pretty easy to get a tax extension when you need one. This gives you an additional six months to file your tax return, but that doesn’t mean you have six extra months to pay. Below, I explain what a tax extension is and…

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If your password is on this list, you’re in trouble

5th April 2019

It’s possible that you have the wrong idea of who hackers actually are. They are sometimes portrayed in movies as nerdy teenagers, hiding in their parents’ basements, trying to guess your passwords. That is not typically how it is done. These days it’s more likely that dozens of hackers are working together in an office building somewhere. They try breaking into computer systems and ultimately take over your computer, demanding…

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