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Kik Messenger Adds 100 Million Users with Powered Kik Cards
/ December 13, 2013 11:35 am
Kik Messenger Adds 100 Million Users with Powered Kik Cards

VentureBeat reports that Kik has surpassed 100 million registered users from 30 million users a year ago. The company focuses on developing its own ecosystem of HTML5 powered apps, called Kik Cards. Read More

Digital Activist, Reddit Co-Founder, Aaron Swartz Dead at 26
/ January 12, 2013 6:31 pm
Digital Activist, Reddit Co-Founder, Aaron Swartz Dead at 26

Digital activist and Reddit Co-Founder, Aaron Swartz, committed suicide on Friday. Swartz, a strong proponent of Internet freedom, was the founder of DemandProgress.org and a co-creator of the RSS 1.0 standard. . Read More

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TIME’s 50 Best Websites of 2012
/ January 2, 2013 12:11 pm
TIME’s 50 Best Websites of 2012

Long recognized for it's Man and Woman of the Year issues, TIME announced an interesting and eclectic list of their best websites and online services of 2012. Interested in seeing who made the list. Read More

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Obama speaks to the Internet in reddit Q&A session
/ August 30, 2012 11:23 am
Obama speaks to the Internet in reddit Q&A session

President Obama took part in a surprise question-and-answer session on reddit, the community curated by users’ votes, that in many ways demonstrated the best and worst impulses of Internet communication. Read More

Sites Redact the Web to Protest Proposed Legislation
/ January 18, 2012 12:31 am
Sites Redact the Web to Protest Proposed Legislation

Google, Wikipedia and other popular sites are partially cloaked today to demonstrate against technologically illiterate legislative proposals intended to punish counterfeiters and pirates. Read More

Amazon Cloud Outage Shuts Down Netflix, Foursquare and Others
/ August 9, 2011 1:04 pm
Amazon Cloud Outage Shuts Down Netflix, Foursquare and Others

Seattle, Wash. — Amazon Web Service’s cloud-computer service crashed briefly Monday, temporarily making a number of their websites, such as Netflix, unavailable.

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud in North Virginia experienced connectivity issues that shut many of its services down for roughly 30 minutes. Although the technical glitch was resolved, this could reinforce some of the hesitancy companies have about relying on cloud computing. Earlier this year the company experienced a different outage that lasted longer than usual, leaving many without access [...].

Internet Activist Aaron Swartz Indicted for Document Theft
/ July 19, 2011 12:34 pm
Internet Activist Aaron Swartz Indicted for Document Theft

Well-known Internet entrepreneur and programmer Aaron Swartz was indicted today on charges accusing him of stealing millions of documents from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and academic document library JSTOR. Swartz most recently founded the civil liberties activist group Demand Progress, having previously been involved with launching Creative Commons and co-founding Reddit.com, Jottit, Open Library and watchdog.net. He also co-authored the RSS 1.0 specification and released as free software the web framework he developed for Reddit.

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