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Don’t Have Wi-Fi? Borrow It From the Public Library

Don’t Have Wi-Fi? Borrow It From the Public Library

admin January 12, 2016 0

Internet access can make a big difference in peoples’ lives. It’s not just about Facebook; according to Toronto Chief Librarian Vickery Bowles, quoted in the Star, “People who lack broadband Internet access at home,

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The Tech Industry Teams Up To Take On Donald Trump

The Tech Industry Teams Up To Take On Donald Trump

admin December 11, 2015 0

Inexplicable presidential candidate Donald Trump has spoken loudly about his distaste for immigration, as well as the mass-deportation he would institute if elected. That puts him squarely at odds with much of the tech

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Over 4 Billion People Will Go Without Internet Access This Year

Over 4 Billion People Will Go Without Internet Access This Year

admin September 21, 2015 Comments Off on Over 4 Billion People Will Go Without Internet Access This Year

The tech industry likes to talk a lot about a connected world, but just how many people are online, really? Most of them aren’t, unfortunately. The United Nations’ Broadband Commission has released a 2015

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The Reason You Should Stop Paying For Cable

The Reason You Should Stop Paying For Cable

admin April 19, 2015 Comments Off on The Reason You Should Stop Paying For Cable

Like a lot of consumers tired of paying a hundred dollar monthly bill, I cancelled my cable subscription several years ago. Instead I rely on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, all streamed directly to

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Is the Internet Killing Middle Class Jobs?

Is the Internet Killing Middle Class Jobs?

admin April 14, 2015 Comments Off on Is the Internet Killing Middle Class Jobs?

The robopocalypse for workers may be inevitable. In this vision of the future, super-smart machines will best humans in pretty much every task. A few of us will own the machines, a few will

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Searching Online May Make You Think You’re Smarter Than You Are

Searching Online May Make You Think You’re Smarter Than You Are

admin April 3, 2015 Comments Off on Searching Online May Make You Think You’re Smarter Than You Are

Using the Internet is an easy way to feel omniscient. Enter a search term and the answers appear before your eyes. But at any moment you’re also just a few taps away from becoming

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Google Launches Backwards Version of Its Search Engine at Com.Google

Google Launches Backwards Version of Its Search Engine at Com.Google

admin April 1, 2015 Comments Off on Google Launches Backwards Version of Its Search Engine at Com.Google

For April Fools’ Day, Google has launched a backwards version of its search engine at com.Google. Not only is the logo reversed, but all the text and images in the search results are reversed

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A Map of Every Device in the World That’s Connected to the Internet

A Map of Every Device in the World That’s Connected to the Internet

admin March 30, 2015 Comments Off on A Map of Every Device in the World That’s Connected to the Internet

Where is the internet? This map might explain it better than any statistics could ever hope to: The red hot spots show where the most devices that can access the internet are located. This

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Internet Explorer’s Last Gasps

Internet Explorer’s Last Gasps

admin March 18, 2015 Comments Off on Internet Explorer’s Last Gasps

Internet Explorer is sputtering toward its miserable, embarrassing end. While the news leaked months ago on social media, Microsoft just made it real; they announced yesterday that starting to phase out the jalopy of a

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Hyatt Hotels to Offer Free Wi-Fi Access in All of the Guest Rooms and Lobbies of Its Worldwide Locations

Hyatt Hotels to Offer Free Wi-Fi Access in All of the Guest Rooms and Lobbies of Its Worldwide Locations

admin January 21, 2015 Comments Off on Hyatt Hotels to Offer Free Wi-Fi Access in All of the Guest Rooms and Lobbies of Its Worldwide Locations

The Hyatt Hotels chain has announced plans to offer free Wi-Fi access in all of its guest rooms and lobbies across the world beginning in February 2015. The service will be made available free

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