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Google Chrome is Leaving Competitors in the Dust (Infographic)

Via Mashable, see how Google Chrome is leaving its browser competitors in the dust. The numbers speak for themselves. Now if Google can only do something about those Shockwave Flash crashes…

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Did the Internet Begin in a Phillipine Hut in 1945?

A very interesting read from Alexis Madrigal at the Atlantic with a story on the development of the internet in a Phillipine hut in 1945. Click this link to read it.

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Thanks To Google Fiber, Kansas City Is Becoming A Technology Hub

Alexandria, Virginia lost out in its bid to get Google Fiber to Kansas City a couple of years ago. The Washington Post has an update on how it is going in Kansas City now that all of the holes are dug and people are getting connected at speeds 100x faster than what you’re used to.

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Google Fiber Getting Revved Up In Kansas City – How Soon For The Rest Of Us? (Video)

Nice video which takes you from dial-up to broadband than finally to Google Fiber speed. Well done.

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‘Leap Second’ Crashes The Internet (Video)

Newsy explains that this past weekend’s atomic clock calibration created problems for major websites.

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Will Hundreds Of Thousands Of Users Lose their Internet This Summer?

For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

Unknown to most of them, their problem began when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to take control of infected computers around the world. In a highly unusual response, the FBI set up a safety net months ago using government computers to prevent Internet disruptions for those infected users. But that system is to be shut down.

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Video: Ad Against Animal Cruelty

A spoof of an ASPCA Sarah McLachlan ad which my wife and I laughed hysterically at. Enjoy. (H/T HolyCoast.com)

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