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Bernie Sanders wants to break up internet and cable monopolies     – CNET
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The Democratic presidential candidate’s new proposal calls for treating the internet like a public utility.

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Bernie Sanders Unveils $150 Billion Plan To Expand High-Speed Internet Access
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On Friday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) announced a new plan aimed at expanding broadband internet access across the country and dismantling what he referred to as “internet and cable monopolies.” From a report: In his sweeping “High-Speed Internet for All” proposal, Sanders calls for broadband to be considered a public utility, much like electricity, and […]

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Comcast revives 'E.T.' to hawk cable and internet service
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Tech companies often like to mine nostalgia for a few quick bucks, but Comcast is probably pushing that emotional exploitation a little too far. The telecom has posted a short film that reunites E.T.'s namesake alien with human pal Elliott to pitch…

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How to Enhance Playstation 4 Download Speed?
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Quick internet speed is something everyone needs, and in case your PS4 is not offering the same, then you have come to the right place. So, here are the steps to enhance the PlayStation 4 download speed.

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Nest Wifi review: Simple, speedy mesh internet, and a great foundation for Google smart homes     – CNET
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Nest Wifi is as simple and speedy as mesh routers get, and it anchors Google’s smart home ecosystem better than anything else. Is it worth the price?

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Because Internet makes a linguist’s case for l33t speak, other online-text fads
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Enlarge / Linguistics in the Internet age can be fun. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) The Internet has done good things to the English language. That’s the most important thing linguist Gretchen McCulloch has to say in her book, Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language. Though many prominent opinion-havers rage about the […]

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Microsoft's new Edge logo erases bad memories of Internet Explorer
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Now that Microsoft Edge has a new Chromium-powered engine, the company is ready to give the browser a fresh look to match. In the wake of an Easter egg hunt, the software giant has revealed a redesigned, ocean wave-inspired logo for Edge that bears…

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50 years ago today, the Internet was born. Sort of.
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Enlarge / The early ARPANET, the predecessor of the modern Internet, was born on this day in 1969. (credit: ARPA) On October 29, 1969, at 10:30pm Pacific Time, the first two letters were transmitted over ARPANET. And then it crashed. About an hour later, after some debugging, the first actual remote connection between two computers […]

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Iraq Shuts Down Internet Access As Mass Protests Turn Violent
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dryriver shares a report from Euronews: Iraq’s government shut off internet access, imposed curfews and deployed elite forces to secure key facilities on Wednesday amid widespread protests aimed at toppling the country’s regime. Five people were killed and more than 200 were wounded in the largest display of public anger against Prime Minister Adel Abdul […]

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