Welcome to a new ongoing series of posts called “This Week in Tech”. The idea of this series is to bring you some of the most interesting stories from around the technology world each Friday. Stories will include feature articles on news from the tech industry. The series will also highlight cool new inventions, apps, and startups we discover each week. We hope bringing this series to you each Friday will help keep you informed while also giving you some more lighthearted reads for the end of your work week.
1. The FCC Will Finally Decide on Net Neutrality in February – After countless months of hemming and hawing, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will reportedly vote on new net neutrality rules in February.
2. US Announces New Sanctions Against North Korea – The sanctions are described as a response to the recent hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
3. Samsung debuts an all-in-one PC with a curved screen – The Samsung ATIV One 7 Curved is an all-in-one computer with a monitor that curves to better envelop the user.
4. Elon Musk Is Trying Something Next Week That Could Forever Change Spaceflight – The first SpaceX launch of 2015 is scheduled for 6:20 am EST on Tuesday, Jan. 6 and could be a game-changing event for reusable rocket technology.
5. This 22-Year-Old Computer Whiz Figured Out How To Game Airlines — Now Orbitz and United Are Suing Him – Aktarer Zaman built a website called Skiplagged, that searches out cheap airfares, particularly a type of cheap airfare called Hidden City that is frowned upon by the airlines.