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TV Next: Time Warner's Roku future

Mar 19, 2013
Time Warner teams up with Roku to offer streaming cable. Google Drive outage threatens corporate uptake of Google and cloud-based products.
Posted In: Time Warner, Internet, cable TV, Google

Google cancels Reader, sets eyes on overtaking the web

Mar 15, 2013
Is Google Reader's death sentence a sign that Google isn't that interested in what we call the World Wide Web? Instead, does Google, like Facebook, want to be the web.
Posted In: Google, Internet

Google Reader fail: Internet outraged (again)

Mar 14, 2013
The Google Reader is going away. Why? Because it was losing users, didn’t make money and what’s good for some of us isn’t necessarily good for Google. That’s the way of the tech world.
Posted In: Google, google reader, news, Internet, Feedly, flipboard

10 ways your teenager is using the Internet

Mar 13, 2013
Smartphone use by teens is skyrocketing. The Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project has new stats on how young people are using technology these days.
Posted In: Internet, mobile, smartphones, teenagers

Internet creator Tim Berners-Lee: Copyright Alert System is bad for democracy

Mar 12, 2013
Internet inventor Tim Berners-Lee speaks out about the importance of an open Internet and why Internet service providers should back off from their new Copyright Alert System.
Posted In: Internet, internet censorship, Tech

At Intrade, all bets are off due to financial probe

Mar 11, 2013
Intrade, the online betting site, has shut up shop as it investigates financial irregularities. The Irish based company allowed customers to bet on a wide range of non-sporting events including U.S. elections and the Academy Awards.
Posted In: gambling, Internet, Ireland

Facebook experiments with free Wi-Fi, for a price

Mar 7, 2013
The social network has started offering free Internet in a few places. The catch? It makes it easier for advertisers to find you.
Posted In: Facebook, ads, Tech, Internet, wifi

Rachel Haot: New York City's digital commander-in-chief

Mar 7, 2013
New York City's Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Haot, began in the city's startup world and rose to prominence quickly. Now, as member of Mayor Bloomberg's administration, she advocates for more private-public collaboration to make the city a tech mecca that rivals Silicon Valley.
Posted In: New York City, Michael Bloomberg, Tech, Internet

How to bring high-speed Internet to America

Mar 7, 2013
ERF Wireless uses radio waves hopscotched over short to medium distances to bring high-speed wireless Internet to places that wires or fiber optic cables can’t reach.
Posted In: internet access, Internet, wireless, radio

Six strikes, then what? A look into the new Copyright Alert System

Mar 1, 2013
What happens when you reach 'strike six' of the new Copyright Alert System, a program launched by several Internet service providers to curb online piracy?
Posted In: Internet, piracy, Tech

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