Over 100,000 people sign petition calling on FCC chairman Ajit Pai to resign

Over 100,000 people sign petition calling on FCC chairman Ajit Pai to resign

We knew it was likely, but that hasn’t made it any more popular. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to kill net neutrality Thursday, ushering in an era of new power for internet providers. Now people are calling for the head of the FCC’s head. SEE ALSO: Dude who ruined the internet with ‘Harlem Shake’ goes after the FCC for making it worse An online petition demanding the resignation of Ajit Pai, the organization’s chairman, pulled in over 100,000 names by Friday, just over 24 hours after the vote. The…

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Over 100,000 people sign petition calling on FCC chairman Ajit Pai to resign

Over 100,000 people sign petition calling on FCC chairman Ajit Pai to resign

We knew it was likely, but that hasn’t made it any more popular. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to kill net neutrality Thursday, ushering in an era of new power for internet providers. Now people are calling for the head of the FCC’s head. SEE ALSO: Dude who ruined the internet with ‘Harlem Shake’ goes after the FCC for making it worse An online petition demanding the resignation of Ajit Pai, the organization’s chairman, pulled in over 100,000 names by Friday, just over 24 hours after the vote. The…

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Over 100,000 people sign petition calling on FCC chairman Ajit Pai to resign

Over 100,000 people sign petition calling on FCC chairman Ajit Pai to resign

We knew it was likely, but that hasn’t made it any more popular. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to kill net neutrality Thursday, ushering in an era of new power for internet providers. Now people are calling for the head of the FCC’s head. SEE ALSO: Dude who ruined the internet with ‘Harlem Shake’ goes after the FCC for making it worse An online petition demanding the resignation of Ajit Pai, the organization’s chairman, pulled in over 100,000 names by Friday, just over 24 hours after the vote. The…

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Why does the EPA need a Republican opposition research firm?

Why does the EPA need a Republican opposition research firm?

No organization has embraced Donald Trump’s war on the press like the Environmental Protection Agency. Now, the EPA has gone beyond even the president’s tough talk and into the dark world of political opposition research. The Environmental Protection Agency has reportedly been using taxpayer money to pay a well-known research firm popular with Republicans in order to monitor — and possibly manipulate — press coverage, according to a report from Mother Jones. SEE ALSO: Shocking no one, the EPA’s Scott Pruitt denies findings of new climate science report The revelation…

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RIP AIM: An era of truly embarrassing communication has ended

RIP AIM: An era of truly embarrassing communication has ended

AIM is now away, permanently. AOL announced back in October that its beloved Instant Messenger service would be discontinued. Sadly, that day has arrived. AIM may be ded, but our memories will live on 4ever. All good things come to an end. On Dec 15, we’ll bid farewell to AIM. Thank you to all our users! #AIMemories https://t.co/b6cjR2tSuU pic.twitter.com/V09Fl7EPMx — AIM (@aim) October 6, 2017 SEE ALSO: The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted “AIM tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift, but…

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Tobacco company makes a hard pivot to cryptocurrency mining

Tobacco company makes a hard pivot to cryptocurrency mining

Rich Cigars just made the ultimate pivot: from high-end cigars and tobacco products to cryptocurrency. The Miami-based company announced Thursday it had become Intercontinental Technology, Inc., and was phasing out the cigar part of the business — aka its entire premise. Instead the company is jumping into two very not tobacco-related industries: patents and “aggressive cryptocurrency mining.” And it initially seems to be paying off. SEE ALSO: Bitcoin is a victim of its own success With Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin and other cryptocurrencies rallying like crazy in the past few days…

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People are using Uber instead of ambulances

People are using Uber instead of ambulances

When you’re in need of a ride to the hospital do you call 911 or order an Uber? It may sound like a silly question, but a recent study revealed that ambulance usage is dropping in the United States, and researchers believe ride sharing services like Uber are to blame. A research paper released on Wednesday, showed the findings of David Slusky, a Department of Economics professor at University of Kansas, and Dr. Leon Moskatel of Scripps Mercy Hospital’s Department of Medicine. The two compared ambulance usage rates in 766…

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People are using Uber instead of ambulances

People are using Uber instead of ambulances

When you’re in need of a ride to the hospital do you call 911 or order an Uber? It may sound like a silly question, but a recent study revealed that ambulance usage is dropping in the United States, and researchers believe ride sharing services like Uber are to blame. A research paper released on Wednesday, showed the findings of David Slusky, a Department of Economics professor at University of Kansas, and Dr. Leon Moskatel of Scripps Mercy Hospital’s Department of Medicine. The two compared ambulance usage rates in 766…

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