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Survey: 15 Percent Of Americans Don’t Use Internet, Email

Fifteen percent of Americans are definitely not reading this article.


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Internet Speeds to Get Put to the Test in Va. Public Schools

The Virginia Department of Education is encouraging the state’s public schools to participate in a statewide test of Internet connection speeds next month.


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Starbucks, Google Partner for ‘Dramatically Faster’ In-Store Internet

Starbucks says it’s reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service.


The foreign relations and defense commission of Brazil's lower house has authorized an official trip by legislators to go to Moscow to interview National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden about spying on Brazil. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

NSA Revelations Re-frame Digital Life For Some

In Louisiana, the wife of a former soldier is scaling back on Facebook posts and considering unfriending old acquaintances, worried an innocuous joke or long-lost associate might one day land her in a government probe. In California, a college student encrypts chats and emails, saying he’s not planning anything sinister but shouldn’t have to sweat snoopers. And in Canada, a lawyer is rethinking the data products he uses to ensure his clients’ privacy.


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Obama Defends Phone Data Collection Program

President Barack Obama vigorously defended sweeping secret surveillance into America’s phone records and foreigners’ Internet use, declaring “we have to make choices as a society.”


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President Obama To Visit NC School

President Barack Obama wants to see the nation’s classrooms transformed into digital learning centers and he is ready to ask federal regulators to use billions of dollars to pay for the broadband and high-speed Internet connections that will be needed to make it happen.


U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, center, is escorted as he leaves a military court for the day June 3, 2013 at Fort Meade in Maryland. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

British Activists Rallying Around Manning During WikiLeaks Trial

It’s rare for an American to generate more sympathy abroad than he or she does at home, but Bradley Manning and his trial are unique in a host of ways.


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Study: Internet Replacing Grandparents As Main Source For Advice

According to a recent study,an increasing number of people are soliciting websites for advice, instead of asking their grandparents.


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Analysis: Why Google North Korea Visit Irks U.S.

Google chief Eric Schmidt’s plan to visit North Korea has put the Obama administration in the awkward position of opposing a champion of Internet freedom engaging with one of the most intensely censored countries.


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New Internet Suffix Bids Include ‘.lol,’ ‘.bank’

If Google has its way, you won’t need “” to do your searches. You can simply go to “.Google.”