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ITU, GSMA and Internet Society unite in fight against Ebola

November 4, 2014

Busan, South Korea: At the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the GSMA and the Internet Society (ISOC), announced that they are joining forces to fight against Ebola. 549 more words

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Sierra Leone pushes ITU Members to back Tech against Ebola

Olusegun Abolaji Ogundeji | Nov. 10, 2014

Spurred by Sierra Leone, the U.N.’s ITU has teamed up with the GSM Association, the World Health Organization, and the Internet Society, committing resources to a worldwide effort to develop technology tools to help stop the spread of Ebola. 767 more words

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday

‘Tis the season to be shopping, fa la la la la, la la la laaaaa.

Thanksgiving weekend marks the shopping season of the year. Actually, now that I think about it, it’s more like Thanksgiving week that marks the shopping season, because, let’s face it, Black Friday has gotten so crazy that it starts Thanksgiving night. 392 more words

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Does Technology Make Us Impatient? I Think So

Throughout the day, my internet has been absolute crap. It’s slow, keeps becoming responsive, the scroll bar shuts itself down, and I have to close my entire browser just to get things to work fast enough. 445 more words

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Privacy

As our technology advances, it seems like it is getting easier for the government and companies to access our information and harder for us to keep any of it private. 130 more words

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Internet tax

I found a recent news article announcing Internet users might be paying a new federal tax with their monthly bills if Obama’s new net neutrality plan is established. 98 more words

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Internet Sharing

So, as anyone who has spent their time on the internet knows, Kim Kardashian’s butt appeared on a magazine cover. Of course, I didn’t know that until I logged onto the internet and saw these jokes about her huge butt, even getting a glimpse of it myself unintentionally. 409 more words

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