After the Bust, Are Bitcoins More Like Tulip Mania or the Internet?

SAN FRANCISCO — When you talk to tech industry insiders about where Bitcoin is heading, two vastly different comparisons are inevitable: the tulip bulb and the internet. Bitcoin’s critics say the digital […]

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The Death of the Early Internet: A Crisis of Eventuality

Do you remember your earliest days on the internet? If, like me, you were born in the ‘90s in India, chances are that you can still recall the distinctive bleep of a […]

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MG Motors on Indian roads with ‘internet SUV’

Two years after American automobile major General Motors (GM) left India, its Chinese partner and the country’s largest car maker, SAIC Motor Corporation Limited, will roll out its first vehicle on Indian […]

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Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer zero-days could allow spying on your browsing activity

Two zero-day vulnerabilities in the updated versions of Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer could enable outsiders to access confidential information shared between websites, according to new security research highlighted by Trend Micro Tuesday. The […]

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Without internet, 364 million children are falling behind

In 2011, 12-year-old Elvis Chidera would save 100 Nigerian Naira every month, or the equivalent of about 28 cents in the United States, to buy internet bundles for his smartphone because he […]

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MG Motor’s first internet SUV Hector to launch in May; will rival Jeep Compass, Tata Harrier

MG Motor India announced to launch its new SUV Hector in India next month. Touted as the company’s first internet car, it will feature an advanced connectivity system called iSMART. The new […]

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There are pictures all over the internet of a big dark spot on Uranu… Oh no, wait, it’s Neptune

Left image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, right image taken by Voyager 2. Image credit: NASA/ESA/GSFC/JPL. Fresh storms rip through Neptune’s skies every four to six years creating a blemish known […]

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T-Mobile launches invite-only home internet pilot in rural areas

Aiming to disrupt what it calls “one of the most uncompetitive industries in existence,” T-Mobile began an invitation-only home internet pilot on Thursday. A limited group of customers in rural and underserved communities will get high-speed fixed […]

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Texas bill would ban internet throttling in disaster areas

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Earlier this week, a member of the Texas state legislature introduced a bill that would make it a crime for a telecommunications company, like Verizon […]

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Microsoft really doesn’t want you to use Internet Explorer anymore

Microsoft killed off the Internet Explorer brand nearly four years ago, choosing Edge as its modern browser for Windows 10. Internet Explorer lived on as plumbing for Windows and for business compatibility, […]

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