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President Obama Delivers Statement On Veterans Affairs Scandal

Obama “Committed” To Net Neutrality

President Barack Obama says he is “unequivocally committed” to keeping the Internet free and open, a concept known as “net neutrality.”

10/10/2014

TV personality Jimmy Kimmel speaks on stage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Kimmel Is Internet’s Most Dangerous Celebrity

If you’re about to Google Jimmy Kimmel, beware. Computer security company McAfee says the talk show host is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online.

10/01/2014

A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency used over the Internet that is gaining in popularity worldwide. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

PayPal Opens The Door A Bit For Bitcoin Payments

The online-payments company is testing the waters by partnering with other companies willing to process transactions using the digital currency.

09/23/2014

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Web Filter Lifts Block On Gay Rights Sites

A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

09/16/2014

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AT&T’s Launches Super Fast Internet Speed

Downloading 25 songs in one second, a TV show in less than three seconds, or an HD online movie in 36 seconds, is now a reality for some North Texas residents.

08/14/2014

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Walmart’s Website To Personalize Shopping

Walmart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer.

08/04/2014

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AT&T Picks San Antonio For Faster Internet

AT&T announced that it will bring faster internet service to San Antonio. The company currently offers faster speeds in Austin and has committed to bring faster speeds to DFW.

07/30/2014

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Verizon Boosts FiOS Uploads To Match Downloads

Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

07/21/2014

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AT&T Says DIRECTV Deal Could Slow Price Hikes

AT&T’s CEO told Congress Tuesday that his company’s purchase of DIRECTV will help slow increases in programming prices, but won’t lead to a decrease in prices.

06/25/2014

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Teenagers React To 1990s Internet

Kids today seem to think that the internet and their computers have been around forever. Time to take them back in time to an era when the internet was still brand new.

06/09/2014

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Verizon Tells Netflix To Stop Blame Game

Verizon, the country’s fourth-largest home internet service provider, sent a letter to Netflix on Thursday, telling it to stop blaming Verizon for bad video quality or face a lawsuit.

06/06/2014

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AT&T Says DIRECTV Deal Would Expand Access

In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T said that, if it’s allowed to buy DIRECTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber connections into more homes.

06/04/2014

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