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Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter form Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Today Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube and Twitter collectively announced a new partnership aimed at reducing the accessibility of internet services to terrorists. The new Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism adds structure to existing efforts by the companies to target and remove from ...

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The internet thinks Ed Sheeran's portrait looks like Van Gogh and we totally get it

Ed Sheeran with his new portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Image: Jorge Herrera/SilverHub/REX/Shutterstock By Rachel Thompson2017-05-03 12:10:16 UTC You know you’re kind of a big deal when the National Portrait Gallery displays a portrait of you. Ed ...

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One of the worst comments sections on the internet is shutting down

Good riddance to one of the worst places to socialize on the internet. Amazon-owned IMDb announced today it will be closing down its discussion board later this month, and turning off the ability for users to private message each other. ...

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Attention internet: WikiLeaks is now anti-leaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Image: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire By Colin Daileda2017-01-06 22:16:09 UTC Hello and welcome to an odd alternate reality. WikiLeaks, an online bastion of government leaks, sent out a tweet early Friday decrying a bit of leaked information. ...

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The NTSB is investigating the ‘structural failure’ of Facebook’s Aquila internet drone

Say what you will about the merits of Facebook’s Internet.org and Free Basics — it’s pretty cool that they’re building a huge, solar-powered, laser-shooting drone to deliver it. But a “structural failure” that occurred on the Aquila’s first test flight ...

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27 times Kate Beckinsale's Instagram won the internet

By Sam Haysom2016-09-24 08:30:00 UTC LONDON — When she’s not busy knocking the stuffing out of werewolves, British actress Kate Beckinsale is hard at work being awesome on Instagram. Obviously she’s got competition — there are a lot of celebrities ...

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Frank Ocean releases visual album 'Endless' and the internet freaks out

Frank Ocean performs on stage during Day 3 of Pemberton Music and Arts Festival on July 20, 2014 in Pemberton, Canada. Image: FilmMagic/Andrew Chin/GETTY By Marcus Gilmer2016-08-19 03:52:15 UTC Frank Ocean is back at it, messing with our minds and ...

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Snapchat funds ‘Real Life’ internet magazine examining tech and modern life

If you’ve been aching for some high-minded chatter on the topic of how we, as social animals living in a postmodern society, interact with and are affected by social media and technology, you’re in luck. Snapchat is funding a site ...

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One chip to rule them all? The Internet of Things and the next great era of hardware

Narbeh Derhacobian Crunch Network Contributor Narbeh Derhacobian is the co-founder and CEO of Adesto Technologies, which provides application-specific, ultra-low-power non-volatile memory products. How to join the network It’s been almost 10 years since Apple unveiled the iPhone. Since that day, ...

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Rethinking security for the Internet of Things

Mike Gault Crunch Network Contributor Mike Gault is the founder and CEO of blockchain technology platform Guardtime. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Many people scoffed in January 2014 when Cisco CEO John Chambers pegged the ...

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