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Study shows many Brits opting out of ISP filters

Only a small percentage of ISP customers in the U.K. choose to opt into family friendly content filtering with their subscription, according to a study the U.K.’s Office of Communications published yesterday.

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Google adds Wi-Fi to Uber cars in Philly

Beginning today, Uber will offer free Wi-Fi through Labor Day in Uber Black Car vehicles throughout the Philadelphia area, courtesy of Google. The goal is to attract people who want to work while traveling.

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Verizon speeds up file uploading for its FiOS customers

Beginning today, customers of Verizon’s fiber home Internet service, Verizon FiOS, will be able to upload files as quickly as they download them. The company announced an upgrade that it hopes will appeal to customers who frequently share content online.

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Amazon Mobile Ad Network is now available for iOS

Amazon announced on its developer blog today that high-quality display ads from the Amazon Mobile Ad Network can now be incorporated into iOS. Before, developers on the network were only able to host ads on Android or Fire OS devices, according to 9to5 Mac.

29 percent of Americans think Snapchat will go bust -- or at least lose most of its users -- in 2014.

Snapchat now lets you share your location with Geofilters

Geofilters will be available in New York City and Los Angeles starting today. The company has also made the filters available in a number of undisclosed locations that users will be able to discover.

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Apple could rake in $38.2 billion for the quarter

Apple could have a quarterly revenue of $38.2 billion, which will surpass Wall Street’s prediction of $37.9 million, claims Wells Fargo Securities analyst Maynard Um.

Mind the facts: Quick tips to stay vigilant while reading news

It’s easy to become caught up in tweets or Facebook posts alleging a story is true when there is very little to back it up. Recent events like the Boston Marathon bombing and fertilizer plant explosion in Texas incite a swarm of incorrect information including photos, videos, and stories. It’s important as a consumer of news to be able to determine what’s fake and what actually happened.