The Folio Society’s stunning edition of A Game of Thrones is coming in July

The Folio Society is known for putting together some stunning editions of classic works of literature, and in recent years, of some of the best-known science fiction and fantasy novels, like Ursula K. Le Guin’s Left Hand of Darkness and Neil Gaiman’s American Gods and Anansi Boys.

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Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts

In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G networks. Shortly afterward, the US Navy released a memo warning that 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfere with weather satellites.

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Over 34 million people use Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV has over 34 million monthly active users, further widening its lead over competitor Roku. Jenn Prenner, head of global marketing, growth and engagement for Fire TV, confirmed the numbers this week in a panel on the Pay TV Show.

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Trump’s social media bias reporting project is a data collection tool in disguise

The Interface is a daily column about the intersection of social media and democracy. Subscribe to the newsletter here. Three years ago this month, Mark Zuckerberg gathered together a group of influential conservatives to defend Facebook against allegations of political bias.

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