Germany Was To Shield Internet, MacBook Pro Tear Down, UK Police Raid 3-D Printing Gun Factory, And More

Posted: Oct 25 2013, 10:25am CDT | by , in Technology News


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Germany Was to Shield Internet, MacBook Pro Tear down, UK Police Raid 3-D Printing Gun Factory, and More

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Deutsche Telekom is trying to get support from other telecommunications companies that help it seal up Germany's Internet connectivity. Chances are very slim that the move will ever be accomplished because it would require websites to host localize content within Germany.

The gang over at iFixit recently ripped apart the new MacBook Pro. The tear down revealed that the 15-inch version is the same as the earlier model with a few changes. The tear down also revealed that the new MacBook is more difficult to repair than the previous model.

Police in the UK have announced that they have raided what they believe to be e first 3-D gun printing factory. Officers at the raid seized the 3-D printer and components including a magazine they believe could actually hold bullets.

Comcast has launched a new Internet Plus broadband bundle that includes access to HBO, local channels, and on-demand movies for $39.99 per month. That price is good for 12 months before it goes out to around $70 per month but there are no long-term contracts.

A recent survey found that one third of adults in the US are getting their news via Facebook. The study also determined that getting news for many of these people is incidental and they happen to run across it as the posting other items to the social network.

Samsung is said to be working on a competitive product to Google Glass. Recently a patent surfaced that was filed by Samsung showing that the company is working on the wearable technology.

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