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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
Game of Thrones

'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
Internet Providers Strike Back Against Net Neutrality Activists
Net Neutrality

Internet Providers Strike Back Against Net Neutrality Activists

Twenty-eight of America's broadband providers signed an open letter warning the FCC that regulating broadband as a public utility will stifle innovation.
Benjamin Kabin
FCC Chairman to Revise Proposal for New Broadband Rules After Backlash
Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman to Revise Proposal for New Broadband Rules After Backlash

The revision comes after heaping criticism from major tech companies, who believe such a change will not only be a disadvantage to smaller companies but also to consumers.
Benjamin Kabin
AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet
AT&T

AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet

The telecommunications company said that by late 2015, it would build a new air-to-ground network based on 4G LTE, creating a better wireless experience on continental flights.
Laura Entis
8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug
Security

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug

Take these quick, easy steps to fend off hackers taking advantage of a serious flaw in the popular web browser.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
FCC to Propose Controversial New Rules on Net Neutrality
Internet

FCC to Propose Controversial New Rules on Net Neutrality

The new rules would reportedly allow ISPs to charge content providers for a faster, separate pipeline into customers' homes, effectively ending net neutrality.
Benjamin Kabin
Crowdsourcing Gone Too Far? Canadian Couple Lets the Internet Name Their Baby Girl.
Social Media

Crowdsourcing Gone Too Far? Canadian Couple Lets the Internet Name Their Baby Girl.

Shucks. 'Streetlamp of-the-sea' didn't make the final cut. What did? We know you're dying to know the lucky newby's winning web name, so come find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow