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The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Etsy, Kickstarter are holding a day of action on September 10 as the deadline approaches for public comments on the proposed 'fast lane' rules.
Nina Zipkin
The Expanding Number of Domain Names Has Benefits From .App to .Zone
Internet

The Expanding Number of Domain Names Has Benefits From .App to .Zone

A vast increase in available suffixes will benefit businesses niche and large, as well as a few billion Internet users who don't speak English.
Ray King
The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything
Advertising

The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything

The director of MIT's Center for Civic Media explains the trajectory of online advertising as we know it.
Nina Zipkin
Slow Wi-Fi? 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Signal Now.
Technology

Slow Wi-Fi? 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Signal Now.

A roundup of user-friendly tips, tricks and tools to improve your Wi-Fi router's range and speed -- beer-can hack included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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AT&T's Latest Move Should Have Net Neutrality Advocates Freaking Out
Net Neutrality

AT&T's Latest Move Should Have Net Neutrality Advocates Freaking Out

The telecom giant has signed on the first significant customer to its sponsored controversial data program.
Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline
Smartphones

Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline

A new government report shows that while four in 10 adults live in homes with only a wireless telephone, that number is much higher for younger adults.
Catherine Clifford
In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?
Education

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Nina Zipkin
Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere
Crowdsourcing

Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere

By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world.
Jason Ankeny
Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million
Google

Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

The acquisition will be used to improve Google Maps, and over time, could lead to global Internet access.
Laura Entis
Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity
Google

Google Ready to Drop Billions on Satellites for Worldwide Connectivity

The tech giant is reportedly embarking on a plan to launch 180 small orbiting satellites that will bring Internet to unwired parts of the globe.
Catherine Clifford
What Is Net Neutrality, and How Can It Affect Your Business?
Ask a Geek

What Is Net Neutrality, and How Can It Affect Your Business?

Reddit's Alexis Ohanian walks us through the basics.
Mikal E. Belicove
Mary Meeker: Tablet Shipments Are Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did
Trends

Mary Meeker: Tablet Shipments Are Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did

The venture capitalist and legendary Wall Street analyst released her 2014 internet trends report today at the Code Conference.
Laura Entis
Everyone Hates Their Cable Provider, Apparently
Television

Everyone Hates Their Cable Provider, Apparently

While cable TV and high-speed Internet are basic necessities for many of us, we aren't happy with the service we get.
'Game of Thrones' Was Written on a DOS Machine
Productivity

'Game of Thrones' Was Written on a DOS Machine

Author George R.R. Martin explains why he likes to kick it old school when it comes to writing his fantasy series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'
Laura Entis
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