Tag Archives: internet

Have You Ever Had a Computer-Based Dream?

The other day I woke up convinced that Gawker Media management sent out an email that never actually existed. The dream was so real I had to search my inbox just to be sure

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All the Reasons Experts Are So Pissed About Facebook’s Internet.org

The idea sounds flat-out utopian: Free internet! For everyone! Starting in the least-connected countries! Of course, there’s a catch: Facebook’s Internet.org is helping people get online, but their online experience is then controlled by Facebook.

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United Will Give You Free Miles for Hacking its Website

In what appears to be the first bounty program ever offered by an airline, United is now giving away free miles to security researchers who report dangerous bugs in its website and apps.

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A Security Flaw Leaves Millions of Verizon Customers Vulnerable

Technology is filled with all kinds of rumors, real and fabricated.

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Rdio Select is a new budget option for streaming fans

The music streaming business has already been quite crowded and tough the past few years, and there is no indication that it's going to let up any time soon. Rdio might be already feeling that pressure even more, with the likes of Spotify gaining more and more traction.

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Here’s How Much Energy We Waste On Cat GIFs and Twitterbooks

Are you sitting comfortably? Good, because you’re about to get a good old-fashioned dose of guilt

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CSI Cyber and the Sick Killshot Ratio of Death

Most CBS procedurals skew conservative—this is, after all, the network that gave us NCIS, essentially a military police porno for old people— but last night’s episode of CSI:Cyber was like an hour-long PSA co-written by Glenn Beck, the Concerned Mothers Against Video Games, and my mom after my brother almost failed AP French when he wouldn’t stop playing WoW. Read more...

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FCC marches on with open internet rules, AT&T stay denied

AT&T and fellow telecom companies are trying to prevent the FCC from rolling out new Net Neutrality rules. The telecom companies' latest strategy to slow down the new regulation process from taking effect was to request a stay, which would delay the reclassification of internet as a public utility. The court officially denied the stay in its latest ruling

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How to Move On When a Service You Love Shuts Down

Nothing’s more heartbreaking than when one of your favorite services—one you rely on every day—announces it’s shutting down. It’s a pain, but you don’t have to just accept it. Here’s how you can find a replacement that doesn’t suck.

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Save $5 on Motion-Sensing Night Lights, Starting at $7 Each

Whether you’re avoiding stubbed toes at night, or just lighting up a dim cabinet, motion-sensing LED lights are incredibly useful, and you can save $5 on select Ivation models today with promo code CR3ZHP5V. Read more...

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