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The Death of Television

At an extracurricular bowling outing with some people at the office, an intern pointed at the television at the bar and told me that they would be going away, soon. The internet would soon eclipse it as the dominant force for delivering everything from news to entertainment to communication. Everything
China is installing “Internet police” at major Internet companies

It’s no secret that China has little to no respect for free speech and privacy on the Internet, but the country’s most recent attempt to control what people are saying on the web takes things to an entirely different level. While taking care to mask its true intentions with misleading
Facebook joins the fight against Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife personally donated $25 million to help fight the Ebola outbreak that’s plaguing the people of West Africa, but now the billionaire is taking things a step further. According to Tech Crunch, Zuckerberg has invited all 1.3 billion users of Facebook to join the fight by
India is close to surpassing the US in number of internet users

According to Rajan Anandan, the managing director at Google India, the number of internet users in India will surpass that of the United States by the end of the year, making India the country with the second most internet users in the world behind only China. India currently has over
Chinese Man Spends Six Years Playing Games

China has a rapidly growing problem with Internet and video game addiction among its youth. This issue is best described by the case of Li Meng, a young man who has essentially lived in an Internet café for over six years. According to the Chinese media, Meng has been essentially
Kitties in a Basket

It may not seem like a buzzing topic. After all, GIFs have been around since the days of MySpace and have plagued the internet to the point that many hate them without knowing exactly what they really are. Of course, not everyone hates them. Google+, for example, seems to love