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China’s Baidu says it expects ‘limited’ impact from US chip curbs

China's Baidu says it expects 'limited' impact from US chip curbs

“We think the impact is quite limited in the near future,” Dou Shen, executive vice president and head of Baidu AI Cloud, said of the US chip export controls. Jade Gao | dpa | Getty Images chinese tech company Baidu expects that impact from US chip sanctions on its businesses will be “limited,” a company …

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The Vast Wasteland of Internet Television

The Vast Wasteland of Internet Television

In September 2005, a fun film editor named Robert Ryang took The Shining and cut together a new trailer for it, making the axe-driven horror flick seem like a sweetheart family movie. YouTube hadn’t broken out of beta yet, so Ryang posted his humor gem to a private quarter of his employer’s website and gave …

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This South Jersey district was closed for three days due to internet issue by ‘unauthorized third party’

This South Jersey district was closed for three days due to internet issue by 'unauthorized third party'

Melanie BurneyThe Philadelphia Inquirer The CHSF Hospital Center in Corbeil-Essonnes, southeast of the French capital, has been the victim of a computer attack that began late Saturday night. A South Jersey school system kept schools closed Thursday — the third day in a row — due to internet issues caused by an …

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Catfish scams target everyone. Here’s how to keep kids safe | Internet

Catfish scams target everyone.  Here's how to keep kids safe |  Internet

Catfishing crimes have ensnared people for years. This week, a grieving family implored parents to monitor their children’s online activity after a former Virginia state trooper catfished a 15-year-old girl online. He then traveled to Southern California, where he allegedly killed the girl’s mother and grandparents. “Parents, please, please know your child’s online activity. Ask …

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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants us to ‘ignore’ Web3

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants us to 'ignore' Web3

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, co-founder and chief technology of Inrupt, speaking at Web Summit 2022. Sam Barnes | Sportsfile via Getty Images LISBON, Portugal — The creator of the web isn’t sold on crypto visionaries’ plan for its future and says we should “ignore” it. Tim Berners-Lee, the British computer scientist credited with inventing the World …

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Comcast customers’ cable and internet bills to increase by an average of 3.8% going into 2023

Comcast customers' cable and internet bills to increase by an average of 3.8% going into 2023

Many Comcast cable TV and internet customers can expect increases to their bills beginning in December, as the company makes pricing changes it says are needed to cover increasing broadcast TV and regional sports fees. The TV broadcast fee is a monthly charge for ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX. The regional sports fee covers networks …

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DODD COLUMN: It all started with an internet search | Opinion

DODD COLUMN: It all started with an internet search |  Opinion

“Let us read and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm in the world.” Voltaire Scrooge is alive and well. The Grinch is stealing Christmas. The Nutcracker has been hijacked and we are being held for ransom. I know by now some of you are thinking, well, he finally lost it. …

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Blockchain for Assured Combat ID at Internet-Scale

Blockchain for Assured Combat ID at Internet-Scale

Trustworthy CID of networked forces will only get harder as the number and type of digital forces explode due to the ongoing military digitalization of traditional forces and the growing deployment of autonomous vehicles and other types of attritable Internet of Things devices. These small, low-cost, attritable devices and other types of digital forces require …

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Congress Moves on Internet Censorship Should Not Impinge on Free Speech and First Amendment

Congress Moves on Internet Censorship Should Not Impinge on Free Speech and First Amendment

The new Congress inherits a divided nation. Americans are insecure in their status and uncertain of their futures. And as an equally divided Congress searches for possible common ground, bipartisan proposals to punish online platforms for the nation’s ills appear ascendant. But however else we overcome our divisions, we must not heed calls to ban …

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Mark Zuckerberg joins the Apple bashing: It is ‘problematic for one company to control what kind of app experiences get onto a device’

Mark Zuckerberg joins the Apple bashing: It is 'problematic for one company to control what kind of app experiences get onto a device'

Mark Zuckerberg has joined the Apple-bashing party. Just hours after Spotify Technology Inc. SPOT, +5.75% Chief Executive Daniel Ek went off on Twitter, charging that Apple “gives itself every advantage while at the same time stifling innovation and hurting consumers,” it was Zuck’s turn. “Apple has sort of singled themselves out as the only company …

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