Internet

News and Articles About Internet

10 Ways to Improve Your Chances for Featured Snippets
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10 Ways to Improve Your Chances for Featured Snippets

People search the internet for answers. Companies that discern their questions will be found even by people who weren't looking for them.
John Rampton
Facebook Reveals Open-Source Wireless Platform, Opencellular
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Facebook Reveals Open-Source Wireless Platform, Opencellular

The initial version of OpenCellular's software platform will be available in the summer, and Facebook is testing out the boxes at its headquarters right now.
Google's New Acquisition Makes it More Likely Fiber Service Will Come Your Way
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Google's New Acquisition Makes it More Likely Fiber Service Will Come Your Way

Webpass has deployed its 'superfast' connections in five US markets.
Users Can Now Retweet Themselves on Twitter -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
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Users Can Now Retweet Themselves on Twitter -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Tesla is planning to sell electric cars at Nordstrom.
Lindsay Friedman
Appeals Court Backs Landmark Net Neutrality Rules
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Appeals Court Backs Landmark Net Neutrality Rules

The rules prohibited broadband providers from giving or selling access to speedy internet, essentially a 'fast lane' on the web's information superhighway.
A Short Primer on How the Web Works
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A Short Primer on How the Web Works

We all use this thing called the internet every day, but many of us probably don't understand the mechanics behind it.
Andrew Medal
Are You Living in a Digital Bubble? This Flowchart Will Tell You. (Infographic)
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Are You Living in a Digital Bubble? This Flowchart Will Tell You. (Infographic)

If you agree with most of the opinions you read online, you could be in a 'filter bubble.'
Carly Okyle
Twitter Met With Yahoo to Discuss Merger
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Twitter Met With Yahoo to Discuss Merger

A news report, citing sources close to the talks, said execs at the two firms had met several weeks ago and had spent several hours looking at whether a strategic combination might make sense.
Matt Clinch
5 Tips for Building an Online Community for Your Business
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5 Tips for Building an Online Community for Your Business

Building a strong online community will foster customer loyalty and generate greater sales.
Zach Halmstad
Microsoft to Crack Down on Content Promoting Extremist Acts
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Microsoft to Crack Down on Content Promoting Extremist Acts

'The events of the past few months are a strong reminder that the Internet can be used for the worst reasons imaginable,' Microsoft said in its post.
Ousted Reddit Employees Form a Rival, Less Toxic Community Site
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Ousted Reddit Employees Form a Rival, Less Toxic Community Site

It's the latest example of staffers who were let go or quit but believe they can do it better.
Nina Zipkin
Netflix Launches Website to Test Your Internet Speed
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Netflix Launches Website to Test Your Internet Speed

The service, called fast.com, works like other Internet connection measurement tools such as speedtest.net.
Brazil Lawmakers Propose Bill to Shield WhatsApp
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Brazil Lawmakers Propose Bill to Shield WhatsApp

The legislation will now have to pass through several other congressional committees before being put to vote in the floor of the lower and upper house.
How Steve Case Is Preparing for the Web's Third Wave
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How Steve Case Is Preparing for the Web's Third Wave

Case looks for a time when entrepreneurs will transform business sectors as diverse as health, education, transportation, energy and food.
Matthew Toren

The Internet is a global communication network that connects computers worldwide in order to exchange information in various forms via routers and servers. The system originated from the U.S. government network Arpanet, starting in the 1960s.