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Wikipedia Has A Gender Gap Problem, Study Claims

BARCELONA, Spain — For over two decades, Wikipedia has served as a go-to source of information for countless people. Serving as the internet’s free-to-use encyclopedia, it isn’t a stretch to say Wikipedia has changed how people create, gather, share, and learn new information. However, researchers from the University of Barcelona point to a number of glaring defects when it comes to ...

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SO LONG, AIM. FOR YEARS, FOR MILLIONS, YOU WERE THE INTERNET

THE BEST PRESERVATION of my middle- and high-school years doesn’t exist in a yearbook or in a diary. All you need to know about me, between the ages of 12 and 17, you could find in my AIM chat logs. AOL—or Oath, or Verizon, or whatever the messy conglomerate of failed internet companies turned confusing advertising businesses is called now—announced today ...

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HOW TO DEVELOP AN INTERNET OF THINGS STRATEGY

The internet of things (IoT) may present the biggest opportunity to enterprises since the dawn of the internet age, and perhaps it will be bigger. Research firm Gartner predicts there will be nearly 20 billion devices on the IoT by 2020, and IoT product and service suppliers will generate $300 billion+ in revenue. Successfully leveraging that opportunity — bringing together ...

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Free VPN is Now built into Opera Browser Download Here

Virtual private network (VPN) are popular with privacy, but often they are paid. Now Opera web browser get free and unlimited VPN. “Now, you don’t have to download VPN extensions or pay for VPN subscriptions to access blocked websites and to shield your browsing when on public Wi-Fi.” the company said in a blog post. Internet traffic using a VPN ...

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Latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) Released

Microsoft announced their latest report Security Intelligence Report, which covers the second half of 2015, and its results give cause for some concern. According to the company 20.8% of all PCs running on Windows, have been subject to some form of software attack. For the first time the report includes such techniques as attempts at unauthorized access to cloud services ...

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Google’s Project Loon internet balloons will soon cover the Indonesian sky

Google plans to deploy hundreds of Project Loon balloons in an effort to make fast internet more accessible to the citizens of Indonesia. The company will collaborate with Indonesian network operators for transmitting LTE-speed connections to around 100 million people in the region. To that end, Google has signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesian telecom operators — Indosat, Telkomsel, and XL Axiata. The testing of ...

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YouTube Debuts Subscription Music Service

Subscriptions to the new YouTube Music Key will come with access to Google Play Music service for mobile devices. German photographer Martin Klimas’ latest exhibition, a series of images he calls “Sonic Sculptures,” is so explosive and colorful, it just may change the way you look — yes, look — at music. For the project, Klimas put vibrantly colored paint ...

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Netflix Drives Into a Ditch

Subscribers have chilled toward Netflix, and Wall Street is freaking out. The company hasn’t rebounded much from the 25 percent hit its stock took early Thursday. There could be several reasons for the lackluster subscriber growth, but its fee hike for new customers is one of the more popular guesses. Another possibility is that Netflix needs more high-quality original content ...

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BBC to Preserve Memory of Its ‘Forgotten’ Articles

The BBC is going to the barricades over the “right to remember.” Arguing that the EU’s “right to be forgotten” policy is arbitrary and difficult to justify, the BBC is calling for an appeals process to be put in place. In the meantime, it will keep a list of its articles that have been removed from Google searches in response ...

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Netflix Drives Into a Ditch

Subscribers have chilled toward Netflix, and Wall Street is freaking out. The company hasn’t rebounded much from the 25 percent hit its stock took early Thursday. There could be several reasons for the lackluster subscriber growth, but its fee hike for new customers is one of the more popular guesses. Another possibility is that Netflix needs more high-quality original content ...

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