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Long before we had umpteen different online profiles, there was AIM.  In the heady days of 1997, when AOL Instant Messenger came into the world, there was nothing else like it. Conceived within the hallowed halls of AOL, AIM introduced a large swath of early internet consumers to an idea that would be seized on […]

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How do you make millennials care about boring labor issues? Turn it into a meme! “Why I left BuzzFeed” has emerged over the last nine-ish months as a topic of conversation among video creators on YouTube, with videos from popular personalities amassing millions of views and sparking some debate. And as YouTube conversations go, this […]

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Facebook is making big moves to fix its fake news problem, among amending other frustrations from publishers.  Alex Hardiman will serve as Facebook’s first-ever head of news product. It’s an internal promotion. Hardiman joined Facebook last summer after serving as the vice president of product for the New York Times and led the tech company’s […]

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Bitcoin is on the up and up.  SEE ALSO: North Korean hackers stole $88,000 in bitcoin over the last 2 years Only a few months ago the digital currency was priced at around $1,200. In the short time since the price has jumped to more than $1,400, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index.  Bitcoin […]

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Hulu wants to end all the hemming and hawing over whether you should cut the cord.  The streaming company announced on Monday that it has reached a deal with NBCUniversal that will add all its major cable channels as well as its broadcast network to Hulu’s upcoming live TV service.  The deal bring the total […]

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Richard Branson’s latest quest is to get the world to perceive people with dyslexia in a totally different light. We should see young people with dyslexia as being full of potential, not as having a disadvantage, the billionaire writes in The Sunday Times. He candidly describes his struggles in the column, published ahead of the […]

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And you thought President Donald Trump forgot about the cyber? SEE ALSO: Trumpcare might be gone but the internet is memeing it to death just in case No way. President Trump is planning to establish an American Technology Council, Axios reported Monday, that will help the government “deliver better digital services” and coordinate other strategies […]

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