Net Neutrality Defeated

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted against a measure that would protect net neutrality in a 269 to 152 vote on Thursdays. If you’re not familiar with the term “net neutrality”, it is essentially the principle that all internet traffic should be delivered on a first-come, first served basis. “There is going to be a fundamental change …

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Girl Gamers Take it Off

Gamer girls, particular those who play Counter Strike, have put together a website to serve as “a place for female gamers of Counter-Strike to show themselves, their art/creativity and music while helping to eliminate negative stereotypes towardas female gamers.” GirlsofCS.com features nude pin-ups of female gamers, and is currently in public beta.  A visit to the site insists that you need …

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Watch TV With Google

Google is working on developing a product that would deliver personalized internet content based on what you are watching on TV.  Their proposal was made last week in Athens at the Euro ITV (Interactive Television) Conference. The project is currently being worked on by two Google researchers, Michele Covell and Shumeet Baluja. The researchers showed how they could sample the …

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iPod More Popular Than Beer

USA Today recently conducted a poll to find out what’s “in” on college campuses.  In the history of the poll, beer has only been knocked out of the top spot once in 1997 by the “internet”.  This poll marks the second time beer has lost the top spot, this time to the Apple iPod. The poll found that the iPod …

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Google to Unveil Picasa Web Albums?

Yesterday Google let a little something slip out in the form of a link on their Picasa website.  Picasa, if you don’t know already, is Google-owned photo management software.  It is kind of like Flickr, except that it is not on the web.  However, that could soon be changing. The link that appeared yesterday was a link to  “Picasa Web …

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