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LiFiMax's invisible light internet works with up to 16 users
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If you need to connect multiple folks in a room but are concerned about security or radio frequency pollution, French company Oledcomm has a new LiFi tech solution. LiFiMax mounts on a ceiling like a smoke detector or light and provides up to 16 dong…

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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Challenges of making the sweet Golden Globe nominee     – CNET
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Josie Trinidad, head of story for the best animated picture contender, talks about the long road to crafting Ralph and Vanellope’s big adventure.

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Bangladesh shuts off mobile internet ahead of election
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The Bangladeshi government isn't just counting on Facebook and Twitter crackdowns to protect its December 30th parliamentary election. The country's Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has shut down 3G and 4G mobile data to "prevent rumors and…

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Whether Intended or Accidental, Internet Traffic Rerouting Can Be Costly
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An apparent prefix leak from an errant router misconfiguration caused Google to lose control of several million of its IP addresses for more than an hour on Monday. During the event, Internet traffic was misrouted to China and Russia from Nigeria. The incident initially sparked concerns that it might have been a malicious hijacking attempt. […]

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MIT's BeeMe Giant Social Experiment Puts a Human Under Internet Control
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This Halloween scientists at MIT’s Media Lab are embarking on a massive social experiment. From a report: Called BeeMe, the project will let internet users control a real human actor, suggesting, and collectively voting on, this person’s every action. New Atlas reached out to Niccolo Pescetelli, one of the creators behind the experiment, to find […]

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In farm country, forget broadband. You might not have internet at all     – CNET
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5G is around the corner, yet pockets of America still can’t get basic internet access.

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Internet Archive Launches a Commodore 64 Emulator
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The Internet Archive has launched a free, browser-based Commodore 64 Emulator with over 10,500 programs that are “working and tested for at least booting properly.” Interestingly, the emulator comes just before the launch of Commodore’s own C64 Mini. “It’s based off the VICE emulator version 3.2, which is a triumph of engineering,” adds HardOCP. Read […]

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How to Prevent the Internet From Ruining Your Company's Reputation
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When it comes to business, you’re only as good as your reputation. Indeed, your reputation is your brand. It is the substance your logo represents; it is the glue in customer brand loyalty. In a word, reputation is everything. Yet it’s not entirely under your control. That doesn’t mean you are helpless as a victim […]

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Nintendo reveals it invented “Bowsette” before the Internet did
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This month’s major Nintendo Direct video presentation included a reveal of another New Super Mario Bros. game—a Switch port of its last Wii U installment—with one curious twist. It includes a few new playable characters, and one of those, Toadette, can don a crown power-up and turn into a Toadette-Peach hybrid dubbed Peachette. Fans didn’t take […]

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