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America Offline

There are still about 47 million people in the United States who don't have an Internet connection.<p>The population of people in the United States who don't have an Internet connection is down to 15 percent, new data from Pew Research shows. That's the equivalent of about 47 million people, which at …

The Genius of Cars Playing Soccer Can't Be Denied Twice

The core idea behind 'Rocket League' was ignored seven years ago, but is now being embraced by the eSports crowd.<p>I've played more than 40 hours of <i>Rocket League</i>. It's time I don't have, but I'm obsessed with it to the point of making bad life decisions, sacrificing hours of sleep for just one more …

Inside the 2015 Man Booker Longlist

The authors in the running for Britain's most prestigious literary award come from seven countries and include seven women writers.<p>The longlist for the Man Booker Prize, one of the most prestigious literary awards, was announced Wednesday. For the second year, the prize was open to writers of any …

A UK Union Is Taking Legal Action Against Uber Over Drivers' Rights

Drivers' union GMB will contest that Uber drivers are employees rather than “partners.”<p>The debate over whether Uber drivers are contractors or employees just took another turn. The GMB, the UK's union for professional drivers, announced that it is taking legal action against the ride-sharing app, …