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'The Internet of Things': The future is now

Aug 26, 2013
A future where every object is connected to the internet is almost here.
Posted In: Internet, future

The FCC expands plans for broadband

Aug 23, 2013
It's part of the Connect America Fund, and it's targeted at 600,000 rural homes and businesses that don't have broadband infrastructure.
Posted In: fcc, broadband, Internet, Mark Zuckerberg

How well do you know the Internet? This week's Silicon Tally

Aug 23, 2013
19.68 seconds, 1 in 5 Americans, 71 million, and 78.9 percent: Can you guess what these numbers mean?
Posted In: buzzfeed, Internet, Tech

Mark Zuckerberg: Internet connectivity is a human right

Aug 21, 2013
Facebook's new connectivity mission dovetails nicely with Facebook’s primary business motivation, pursuing growth.
Posted In: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Internet, social media

Down goes Google, down goes the Internet?

Aug 19, 2013
It was only down for a few minutes, but a Google outage on Friday still has people talking about the global impact.
Posted In: Google, Internet

Behind the names and numbers of the Internet

Aug 15, 2013
Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN -- the organization in charge of assigning names and numbers to Internet addresses -- talks about changes coming ahead for domain names and websites.
Posted In: ICANN, Internet, domain names, domains

Should parents play NSA to their children's online activities?

Aug 14, 2013
Parents want to make sure their children are safe when using the internet, but at what point does monitoring your kids become needless spying?
Posted In: parenting, Internet, children

Astroturf book reviews and the high-speed Internet debate

Jul 31, 2013
Susan Crawford, who argues high costs are to blame to lack of high-speed Internet, is getting some very fishy-looking reviews on her latest book.
Posted In: Internet, Amazon.com, broadband

Smart houses vulnerable to virtual intruders

Jul 30, 2013
As the web of Internet-connected devices expands, so do the security risks.
Posted In: Internet, smart grid, cybersecurity

When it comes to Tumblr, sex doesn't sell

Jul 24, 2013
Yahoo wants blogging site Tumblr to make money, and to do that, Tumblr needs to weed out pornography.
Posted In: tumblr, Yahoo, porn, Internet, censorship

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