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45 Years of Sesame Street

Mozilla’s crazy plan to fix net neutrality and turn broadband into a utility – and why it could work

Well here’s an interesting twist on the net neutrality debate. Mozilla, the open source foundation behind the Firefox browser, thinks that it has …

Iran censors move to block WhatsApp because it's run by 'zionist' Zuckerberg

There's a tug of war going on between political factions in Iran, and once again it's internet users who are likely to bear the brunt of it. According to <i>Fox News</i>, Iranian censors have suddenly decided to ban citizens from using WhatsApp, in direct defiance of more progressive government ministers …

Satoshi Nakamoto Brings in the Lawyers to Deny He Invented Bitcoin

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man <i>Newsweek</i> identified as the creator of Bitcoin, has issued a very …

US Government Cedes Control Of The Internet

The US government is to give up control of the administration of the internet, handing over responsibility for the IP numbering network and domain name system (DNS) to the global community.<p>Since 1998, under a contract with the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information …

Elon Musk Takes His Fight Right to Chris Christie

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk has some choice words for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie over new …

Mike Judge thinks we're doomed

The creator of 'Beavis and Butt-Head' takes on the tech world<p>Mike Judge has been taking shots at pop culture — and making people laugh in the process — ever since <i>Beavis and Butt-head</i> took MTV by storm. From <i>Office Space</i> to <i>King of the Hill</i>, the writer–director's satirical gaze has spared almost no …

Nasdaq Composite ends at record for third straight session

Jun 6, 2018<br>11:59 PM<p>A week after sparking a firestorm by calling Ivanka Trump the “c-word,” comedian Samantha Bee offered a defiant apology on her show Wednesday night, saying she was sorry she caused a distraction from the real issue — the nation’s juvenile immigration policy.<p>Jun 6, 2018<br>11:08 …

Half of Silicon Valley startups are 'silly', says Bill Gates

The ideas behind half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the $19 billion price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have expected”, says Bill Gates<p>Half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have …

Google removes underlined links, says goodbye to 1996

Google started life as a research project in 1996 to crawl the internet and create a search engine. 18 years later, Google is now removing the last of the design left over from that era. Starting today, the '90s-style underlined links are being removed from Google search results. It truly marks the …