Verizon cutoffs mark an uncertain future for rural customers

Verizon cutoffs mark an uncertain future for rural customers
Last week, some Verizon customers in rural areas received unexpected news. The carrier would be terminating their service as of

California shelves law barring internet providers from sharing data

California shelves law barring internet providers from sharing data
If you were hoping a state legislature would effectively override the federal bill rolling back internet privacy rules, you'll have

The Internet’s Biggest Fails on Facebook, YouTube, Google Maps, and More

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Ah, schadenfreude! So universal is our tendency to laugh at the misfortune of others that the Germans invented a term

Facebook mapped everyone on Earth to get them online

Facebook mapped everyone on Earth to get them online
In its research into the best way to provide internet to the entire world, Facebook has mapped where all 7.5

India shut off the internet in an attempt to maintain order

India shut off the internet in an attempt to maintain order
Last week, local governments in the northern Indian states of Punjab and Haryana shut down citizens' internet access and text

China orders internet comments linked to real identities

China orders internet comments linked to real identities
China isn't slowing down in its bid to silence online political opposition. As of October 1st, the country will require

Internet wisdom clashes with political activism in downtown Phoenix

Internet wisdom clashes with political activism in downtown Phoenix
Don't feed the trolls. This advice is drilled into our heads: The most effective way to smother harassment on Twitter,

Sleep Smarter (and Better) With These 9 Internet of Things Devices

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We’ve all been told that 7 to 9 hours of sleep is healthy, but recent studies are showing that quality
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Options for neo-Nazis on the internet are starting to shrink

Options for neo-Nazis on the internet are starting to shrink
If you're an American who's ever wondered what it would be like to have had the internet and today's technology

The Ultimate Mobile Internet Showdown: Hotspots, Routers, Dongles, and Tethering

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The internet is rapidly changing how we interact with the world. At the same time, how we interact with the

The Worst of the Web: 5 Sites to Find Useless and Stupid Things on the Internet

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As awesome as the internet is, there are plenty of stupid, irritating, or downright useless things on it. A few
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Samsung inexplicably opens up its Android browser

Samsung inexplicably opens up its Android browser
Samsung has announced that the new version of its browser, Samsung Internet, can be used on any relatively new Android