Internet

Study: Americans Are Ditching Home Internet for Mobile
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Study: Americans Are Ditching Home Internet for Mobile

Roughly 20 percent of people already rely on a phone's connection alone.
Use of Internet on Desktops Is Declining
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Use of Internet on Desktops Is Declining

People are doing a lot on their mobile devices, but rather than supplementing their desktop use, mobile interest seems to be supplanting it.
Steve Case Says Uber, Lyft Effect on Economy Show Work 'Innovation'
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Steve Case Says Uber, Lyft Effect on Economy Show Work 'Innovation'

The AOL cofounder explains what's coming in the third wave of the internet.
50 Must-Have Features for Small-Business Websites (Infographic)
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50 Must-Have Features for Small-Business Websites (Infographic)

This graphic breaks down the vital components of a web page.
Carly Okyle
FCC Advances Proposal Forbidding Internet Providers From Collecting User Data Without Permission
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FCC Advances Proposal Forbidding Internet Providers From Collecting User Data Without Permission

Under the rules providers would need to tell consumers what information is being collected, how it is being used and when it will be shared.
10 Internet Easter Eggs to Hunt for This Sunday (Infographic)
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10 Internet Easter Eggs to Hunt for This Sunday (Infographic)

There are some hidden gems in the rabbit hole that is the Internet.
Carly Okyle
Microsoft Grounds Its AI Chat Bot After it Learns Sexism and Racism From Twitter Users
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Microsoft Grounds Its AI Chat Bot After it Learns Sexism and Racism From Twitter Users

Once again, the Internet chose to display the worst of humanity.
FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal
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FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal

The plan would require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent, disclose data collection, protect personal information and report breaches.
Opera Becomes First Big Browser Maker With Built-in Ad-Blocker
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Opera Becomes First Big Browser Maker With Built-in Ad-Blocker

Faster loading, increased privacy and security and a desire for fewer distractions are behind the growing demand for ad-blockers.
The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China
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The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China

Its value is estimated to be almost $300 billion, according to data recently released by a government agency.
Catherine Clifford
Google's Internet Balloons Are Landing in Sri Lanka
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Google's Internet Balloons Are Landing in Sri Lanka

Project Loon is ready for Sri Lankan trials.
The Evolution of New Generic Top-Level Domains
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The Evolution of New Generic Top-Level Domains

Look out for a variety of new domains along the lines of .names, .co, .party and thousands of others to soon be available.
Peter Daisyme
U.S. Internet Speeds Tripled Over Three-and-a-Half Years, FCC Says
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U.S. Internet Speeds Tripled Over Three-and-a-Half Years, FCC Says

The FCC says video accounts for more than 60 percent of U.S. Internet traffic.

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.