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Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture

Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture

Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture Nikki Grahame dead at 38: Tributes to Big Brother star who reshaped reality TV and became a darling of internet ‘hun’ culture Tributes have poured in for Nikki Grahame, the kind-hearted star of Big Brother who helped reshape …

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April the Giraffe, Who Became an Internet Sensation in 2017, Dies

April the Giraffe, Who Became an Internet Sensation in 2017, Dies

April the Giraffe, Who Became an Internet Sensation in 2017, Dies April the Giraffe, Who Became an Internet Sensation in 2017, Dies April the giraffe, an internet sensation who gave birth nearly four years ago as an audience of millions watched via livestream, and helped educate the public about her species, died on Friday, Animal Adventure Park, her home, announced. …

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Biden’s Plan to Fix America’s Internet

Biden’s Plan to Fix America’s Internet

Biden’s Plan to Fix America’s Internet Biden’s Plan to Fix America’s Internet This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. America, our internet stinks. And it’s time to try a different approach to fixing it. Millions of Americans don’t have modern internet service. It’s a symptom of our internet dysfunction …

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Fixing What the Internet Broke

Fixing What the Internet Broke

Fixing What the Internet Broke Fixing What the Internet Broke This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. January’s riot at the U.S. Capitol showed the damage that can result when millions of people believe an election was stolen despite no evidence of widespread fraud. The Election Integrity Partnership, a …

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Seniors Seeking Vaccines Have a Problem: They Can’t Use the Internet

Seniors Seeking Vaccines Have a Problem: They Can’t Use the Internet

Seniors Seeking Vaccines Have a Problem: They Can’t Use the Internet Seniors Seeking Vaccines Have a Problem: They Can’t Use the Internet Plenty of seniors do feel comfortable texting, tweeting and surfing the internet. But for those who do not, taking the time to learn a new skill often feels daunting, Mr. Kamber said. Older Adults Technology Services has taught …

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F.C.C. Approves a $50 Monthly High-Speed Internet Subsidy

F.C.C. Approves a $50 Monthly High-Speed Internet Subsidy

F.C.C. Approves a $50 Monthly High-Speed Internet Subsidy F.C.C. Approves a $50 Monthly High-Speed Internet Subsidy WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved an emergency subsidy for low-income households to get high-speed internet, an effort to bridge the digital divide that has cut off many Americans from online communication during the pandemic. The four-member commission unanimously agreed to …

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China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia?

China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia?

China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia? China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia? MOSCOW — Margarita Simonyan, the editor in chief of the Kremlin-controlled RT television network, recently called on the government to block access to Western social media. She wrote: “Foreign platforms in Russia must be shut down.” Her choice of social network for sending that …

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The Internet Is Splintering – The New York Times

The Internet Is Splintering - The New York Times

The Internet Is Splintering – The New York Times The Internet Is Splintering – The New York Times This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Each country has its own car safety regulations and tax codes. But should every country also decide its own bounds for appropriate online expression? …

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Digital siege: Internet cuts become favored tool of regimes Internet Ethiopia internet access Myanmar Internet

Digital siege: Internet cuts become favored tool of regimes Internet Ethiopia internet access Myanmar Internet

Digital siege: Internet cuts become favored tool of regimes Internet Ethiopia internet access Myanmar Internet Digital siege: Internet cuts become favored tool of regimes Internet Ethiopia internet access Myanmar Internet When army generals in Myanmar staged a coup last week, they briefly cut internet access in an apparent attempt to stymie protests. In Uganda, residents couldn’t use Facebook, Twitter and …

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Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million

Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million

Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million SAN FRANCISCO — Fresh off a winning Super Bowl ad and a role at the center of a recent stock market frenzy, Reddit announced on Monday that it had raised $250 million in new funding, valuing the social news start-up at $6 …

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