#internet

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In Alaska, pricey internet and nostalgia keep video stores alive

Blockbuster still has a few locations, and an independent store in Anchorage is even thinking about opening more branches.

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Lost in the Digital Swamp, Link by Link

Companies occupy real estate at the margins of websites and fill them with links to content landfills, stoking our most primal browsing habits.

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Kathy Griffin's bloody Trump photo gets the internet to agree on something

Politics in 2017 continues to be horrible.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

FCC insists John Oliver didn’t break its website, net neutrality group disagrees · Newswire · The A.V. Club

Last night, John Oliver put a call out for his Last Week Tonight viewers to band together and let the FCC know how they feel about net neutrality and the need for ISP regulation, going so far as to buy gofccyourself.com

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How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet

They’re turning the web into a cesspool of aggression and violence. What watching them is doing to the rest of us may be even worse

Science & Technology | Technology

Busting the Top 15 SEO Myths of 2014 | CIO

It's tough to tell what's real and what’s myth today when it comes to SEO best practices. So we asked the SEO community to bring us up to date on the current state of link building, content marketing, social media and more.

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Inside Disney's digital 'newsroom': 'Our goal is to win the Internet every day'

DI Media has built its social footprint to 1.15 billion followers across its platforms. The Disney Interactive Media office, located just 3 miles away from the Burbank studios, looks more like a newsroom than a division of a giant media corporation.

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Take Your Blogging To The Next Level

Here are a number of articles I've published which you can spend some time reviewing and learn several key techniques and aspects of blogging that will help you.

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People are puzzled over what's inside this mysterious red dot

The latest puzzle to sweep the Internet is the hidden picture inside this single red dot.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The #BananaPeelChallenge has teens slipping all over the Internet

It began with Twitter user Jason Oakes, who filmed his attempts to confirm the cartoon trope that bananas are, indeed, slippery.

Science & Technology | Technology

Scary New Ways the Internet Profiles You - The Daily Beast

Facebook, Google, and the other Internet titans have ever more sophisticated and intrusive methods of mining your data, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Science & Technology | Technology

Mozilla jettisons everything but the browser - TechRepublic

Mozilla has announced they will be further distancing themselves from Thunderbird. And Firefox OS is dead. Jack Wallen contemplates the fallout of Mozilla's latest moves.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Circle With Disney Is Your Best Defense Against the Dark Side of the Internet

So you got the kids a new tablet, computer, or a smartphone for Christmas. Now comes the fun part: Keeping your children safe from the dark underbelly of the Internet, while preventing them from spending every waking moment glued to that new screen.

Business & Finance | Business

Yahoo could soon become Internet history - CNET

After a long struggle to lure people back to Yahoo Mail and its search engine, the trailblazing online service plans to spin off its core business, putting it in a position to be scooped up.

Science & Technology | Technology

10 free Chrome hacks that will change the way you browse the Internet

Google’s Chrome web browser accounted for 31.41% of global desktop browsing in November, according to Net Marketshare. That makes it the second most popular browser in the world behind Internet Explorer, which had a global market share of 50.03% in No

Science & Technology | Technology

For Decades, the Public Was Not Allowed to View Maps of the US Internet

There’s a good reason why you don’t know how your data gets from one place to another on the internet. The major network cables that truss the United States haven’t ever been fully viewable to the public–until now.

Science & Technology | Tech

1975 Article On Internet Spying Not Written By Time Traveler, Probably

People often think about internet spying as relatively new. But the internet was used for spying before we even called it the internet—and when we look back at news articles from the era, we can’t say we weren’t warned.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook Gives Users More Control Over Their News Feeds

Facebook announced a set of features that will give users more control over what they want to see in their news feed. In essence, you get to reprogram the social network’s algorithm.

News | Societal Evolution

Norway First Country to End FM Radio in 2017 - Hollywood Reporter

Steely Dan, the jazz-rockers who scored a hit in 1978 with their single FM (No Static At All), would not be pleased.

Politics | Politics

Republicans introduce bill to quash net neutrality rules

A Republican congressman introduced a resolution Monday calling for a fast-track review of the newly proposed net neutrality rules, a likely futile legislative move that highlights the no-stone-unturned fight put up by the rules' opponents.

Science & Technology | Technology

Google security temporarily compromised by fake digital certificates | VentureBeat | Security | by Dylan Tweney

Bad news for Google — and for anyone who uses its products: The company revealed today that it has discovered several fake digital certificates for some of its domains.

Science & Technology | Technology

30 years of .com domains | VentureBeat | Business | by Paul Sawers

FeatureMarch 15, 1985, might not be a date etched in your memory (if, indeed, you were even alive), but that was the day the first .com domain name was born — 30 years ago this weekend.

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The New IP - IPv4 vs. IPv6 in the New IP

We're effectively out of free IPv4 addresses. Four billion addresses seemed like enough when there were only a handful of computers on the network. Now that we expect to connect all 7.2 billion humans, we simply must move to IPv6 and its 340 trillion avai

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Cuban: FCC Net Regs Will Spill Over, 'TV As You Know It Is Over' - Breitbart

Dallas Mavericks owner and investor Mark Cuban predicted that proposed FCC Internet regulations will end up impacting TV and “your TV as you know it is over” on Thursday’s “Squawk Alley” on CNBC.

News | In The News

The Internet is for everyone, by everyone. The U.S. doesn't own it.

Silicon Valley is the hub of innovation. We are lucky to be home to so many amazing companies and so much opportunity. We should share that and celebrate it, because the digital economy is global.

News | NEWS

FCC Commissioners Ask Wheeler To Delay Net Neutrality Vote: "Future Of Entire Internet At Stake"

Three days before the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on the most significant Internet regulations in history, two commissioners are

Science & Technology | TECH

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN ERIC SCHMIDT: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’ - Business Insider

"Imagine you walk into a room, and the room is dynamic."

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North Korea's Internet Is Totally Screwed Right Now 

Following several days of continuous connectivity problems, North Korea's internet has gone dark, according to one researcher. Whether it's a cyber attack or a routine outage remains unclear. However, it looks a lot like a DDoS attack.

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8 Pieces of Advice and Wisdom Regarding the Internet From Ann Landers | Mental Floss

In the mid-1990s, advice columnist Ann Landers sensed the rising tide of the Internet. She wasn't exactly an early adopter, and Landers made her weariness for the web known by highlighting a long series of letters from readers...

Science & Technology | Tech

Private Browsing Settings Aren't as Private as You Think

Whether you're secretly searching for a gift for someone who uses your computer, planning a surprise event or just looking at websites you'd prefer to keep to yourself, there are plenty of reasons to want to keep your web history in the shadows.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google mulls transforming NYC pay phones into Wi-Fi hot spots

NEW YORK _ Google is among several technology companies considering a plan that uses pay-phone locations to give New Yorkers free wireless Internet access.

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The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity | TechCrunch

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to..

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How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

We are relaying more personal data than ever to trackers, hackers and marketers with and without our consent. Are we sharing too much?