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  1. #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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. How Internet Piracy Affects You

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    We know Internet piracy is not a victimless crime, yet most people who commit online theft never see the effects of their actions, nor are they directly affected themselves. There…

  9. Bringing the “Internet of Things” Home

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    We enjoy many aspects of the “Internet of Things,” where we use the Internet to connect ordinary objects to us. This includes things like security cameras around our home to…