Internet

A rendering of a Facebook drone. (Harvest Zhang/Facebook)

Facebook’s Laser Drones Could Bring Internet To 5 Billion People

Facebook showed off plans to provide internet to billions of people around the world using a solar-powered laser drone.

03/26/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Updated Facebook Messenger To Be Opened Up To Outside Developers, Mix Business With Pleasure

Facebook’s Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next.

03/25/2015

Screenshot of Facebook's "On This Day" feature. (Facebook)

Facebook Launching Nostalgia Feature ‘On This Day’

Facebook is making it easier for its 1.4 billion users to look back and reminisce on the social network, with a new feature that will bring posts from years ago back to the surface.

03/24/2015

Internet Explorer

Microsoft’s New Browser ‘Project Spartan’ Knocks Out Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer fought a good fight. After so many versions 6… 7… 8… 9… 10… IE is going down. Microsoft’s new warrior — working title, Project Spartan — will be the browser of choice for Windows 10.

03/18/2015

Project Loon

Google ‘Project Loon’ Wi-Fi Balloon Crash Alarms Mexican Town

The crash of one of Google’s “Loon” balloons for relaying Internet service was enough to have security forces summoned to a mountain township in central Mexico.

03/13/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

A New Way To Waste Time On The Internet – Google Feud

A new game based on the autocomplete function in Google search has surfaced. If you’re known to have an Internet addiction, you may want to avoid this one.

03/13/2015

(The Salvation Army)

Salvation Army Uses ‘The Dress’ For Powerful Domestic Violence PSA Featuring Battered Woman

“The Dress” that stirred up an Internet storm last week is back again, but this time as fodder for a powerful anti-violence campaign.

03/06/2015

(Titan Aerospace)

Google’s Internet-Beaming Drones Set To Take Flight This Year

Titan, the drone company Google acquired last year, plans to conduct its maiden voyage this year of aircraft that could provide internet to people on the ground.

03/02/2015

Google DNA Doodle (Google)

16 Bizarre, Surprising, Or Creepy Google Projects From Bloodstream Robots, Military Dogs, Lunar Bases, And Even Deodorant

From lightbulbs to your bloodstream, genomes to Terminator-type robots, Google is involved in every aspect of your life–and even in extending life–and possibly preserving your digital self forever.

02/27/2015

(CAITLIN MCNEILL/TUMBLR)

7 Reasons Why We Can’t Agree On The Color Of This Dress

It’s become the dress we love to hate. Whether you’re in the white and gold or blue and black camp, you know what you see, and no amount of Photoshop eye-dropping tools can convince you otherwise.

02/27/2015

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