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  1. Could Elon Musk Build a New ISP?

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    Entrepreneur Elon Musk understands the Internet. He helped found PayPal, the electronic payment platform that has largely become the top choice for users when making purchases online, especially through the…

  2. Beyond the Internet of Things: the Physical Web and Responsive Cities

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    If you thought the world was smart now, prepare for the super intelligence spurred by Google’s latest life-changing project: the physical web. The physical web aims to assign objects and…

  3. #HappyMonday: Life Lessons We Learned From the Internet This Week

    Fridays are wonderful days for reflection on the week behind us. Looking back at some of the best gifs on the Internet this week, we think we might be able…

  4. HBO’s News Is Not Just for Cable Subscribers

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    In the news this morning, the incredibly popular HBO channel announced its intention to offer a standalone, web-only service in 2015. While this gets many cable lovers fantasizing about lowering…

  5. Internet and Inequality – The Digital Divide Gets Personal

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    Access to fast, reliable Internet empowers people to learn for themselves. It gives them the means to solve their own problems. It eliminates one of the obstacles that stands in…

  6. How Project Loon Can Change the Scope of the Internet

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    Around 40 percent of the world’s population connects to the Internet, and more than three billion people are expected to be online by the end of 2014. To help areas…

  7. Is Political Infighting Hurting Internet Speeds?

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    New analysis shows that the increase in the average Internet speed over the past five years is generally much smaller in politically divided states than in states controlled by a…

  8. Virginia Has the Fastest Internet – But Why?

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    Virginia beat out every other state in the nation in terms of Internet accessibility by having the fastest Internet speeds. That means residents of the Old Dominion enjoy less buffering…

  9. Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Facebook’s New App Permissions

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    Facebook is forcing mobile device users to download its separate messaging app, Facebook Messenger, if they want to chat with friends using the social network. This caused a lot of…