The United States Federal Communications Commission recently announced it would propose new rules drafted by chairman Tim Wheeler that would allow content companies to pay Internet Service Providers for special “fast lanes” to deliver their content at increased speeds.
Following an armed standoff to keep his cattle from being impounded by the United States Bureau of Land Management, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy made several controversial statements regarding African Americans and the history of slavery in the United States.
After a business card for the Ukrainian presidential candidate Dmytro Yarosh was purportedly discovered at the scene of a deadly shootout in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Twitter users responded to the accusations of Yarosh’s involvement by creating photoshopped parodies of the so-called crime scene evidence.
After the @USAirways Twitter feed posted a shocking photograph of a woman posed in a compromising position with a model airplane yesterday, the airline immediately apologized for the tweet and claimed it was the result of an honest human error.
For the season premiere of Kitchen Nightmares, the show revisited the notorious Amy’s Baking Company, airing never-before-seen footage from last year’s episode, interviews with Internet bloggers who covered the story and an encore interview with owner Amy Bouzaglo.
Not that we needed a life lesson on why one shouldn’t joke about carrying out a terrorist plot on Twitter, but a Dutch teenager found out what happens the hard way after she tweeted at American Airlines with a warning of an imminent attack yesterday. As it turns out, jokes about terrorism don’t fly on Twitter, especially when directed at airline companies.
The newly-discovered bug in encryption software OpenSSL that rocked the coding community this week may be much more widespread and detrimental than initially estimated, as networking companies continue their thorough check for vulnerabilities of their routers and other infrastructures.
Screenshots of purported Instagram direct messages between actor James Franco and a 17-year-old girl have sparked outrage online this week, while some have speculated that it could be a viral marketing stunt for the actor’s upcoming film Palo Alto.