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The internet's first conspiracy theory involved a ghost town in New Jersey

What it’s about: An Old West ghost town! Twenty miles west of the Atlantic Ocean, that is. Halfway between the shore and Philadelphia, New Jersey has its very own ghost town, with a name that stands o... read more

These Jaw-Dropping Facts Will Change Your Mind About the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a general term for many of the devices that connect to the Internet that weren't connected before. Wearable devices like a fitness tracker or Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch ... read more

Internet Church Isn’t Really Church

A service at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn. More churches are offering live-streaming of their services, but does that offer the benefits of being in a room with fellow worshipers? CreditC... read more

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PewDiePie and the Anti-Semitic Internet

We must stand against ethical abuse – or risk the consequences. Because PewDiePie’s audience is primarily teens and pre-teens, we might be forgiven for unfamiliarity with this 29-year-old Swedish comm... read more


Rudeness online is much too common: Don’t be part of the problem on social media, internet

News-Miner opinion: Trolls, haters, bullies — they’re everywhere on the internet. What does it accomplish to send brazen insults across internet? If you have spent much time on social media or the int... read more

Internet ecosystem needs a complete overhaul to be cybersecure

WASHINGTON — It will take a very long time and a gargantuan effort before the technology Americans rely on is safe from hackers, according to a report from a congressional panel that has spent five ye... read more

How pranksters fooled the internet in 2018

In this age of misinformation we’re currently living in, it’s hard to believe a lot of things you see or read on the internet. And while some use misinformation as power, others simply use it to gain ... read more

The 'father of the internet' gave a thumbs up to the Google employees who walked out to protest sexual misconduct policies

Vint Cerf, an internet pioneer who works at Google, said he supports employees who staged a walkout last month. The walkout, which was to protest Google's handing of sexual misconduct allegations, sen... read more

Brands born on the internet embrace physical stores

SHORT HILLS, N.J. — Online retailers are getting physical. A growing number of brands born on the internet are now opening brick-and-mortar stores and moving into the suburban malls once ... read more

Internet, computer access limited for some Las Vegas residents

The West Las Vegas Library is filled with customers Thursday night, but there’s hardly a printed page turning. Most eyes in the building are focused on glowing screens. The phenomenon stretches from n... read more

5G wireless service is coming, but don't expect it to super-charge your smartphone's internet anytime soon

A new generation of wireless technology is coming, promising internet speeds as fast or faster than the fastest wired connections. But it could be years before the new networking is widely used or eve... read more

Schools’ need for technology outpacing funding for faster internet

Technology is becoming an increasingly vital part of education. But in Alaska, getting the right internet speed to support new technology isn’t always cheap or easy. There’s a state program that helps ... read more



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