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Friday News: Worst obituary ever?, FCC boosts broadband, new Chrome app for Oyster, and early 20th century anime

Friday News: Worst obituary ever?, FCC boosts broadband, new Chrome app...

Twitter reacts to The Australian’s sexist Colleen McCullough obituary – So, The Australian has apparently managed to write one of the worst obituaries ever, on Thorn Birds author Colleen McCullough, describing her as “plain of feature and certainly overweight” focusing… more

Monday News: Facebook and Google’s massive traffic drive, Facebook tries to woo publishers, malware in ads, and audio of Beowulf in Old English

Monday News: Facebook and Google’s massive traffic drive, Facebook tries to...

How Facebook and Google Now Dominate Media Distribution – A very interesting article from Frédéric Filloux and Jean-Louis Gassée arguing that Facebook and Google are the two major players in terms of channeling online traffic. Twitter, by contrast, is “minuscule,”… more

Friday News: Wireless ISP allegedly blocks email encryption; Whisper v. Guardian on privacy; diversity in publishing; and 33 free Philip K. Dick stories

Friday News: Wireless ISP allegedly blocks email encryption; Whisper v. Guardian...

Revealed: ISPs Already Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption And Make Everyone Less Safe Online – So if you haven’t yet been engaged in the net neutrality debate, this might motivate your interest. According to VPN company Golden Frog, at… more