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Xi Jinping Meets with US; Talk Economy & Security

Xi Jinping Meets with US; Talk Economy & Security

By Brian Powell July 10, 2014

When Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the President of the People’s Republic of China, came into office a little over one year ago, he faced several monumental challenges as the …

Caitlin Cahow Pinned For Sochi Olympic Delegation Caitlin Cahow Pinned For Sochi Olympic Delegation

Although President Barack Obama will not be attending the Sochi Olympics, he has picked several interesting candidates to send in his place as part of the presidential delegation. The delegation will be headed by former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, …

What Does Afghanistan And Iran Pact Mean For U.S.? What Does Afghanistan And Iran Pact Mean For U.S.?

Afghanistan and Iran are moving in a more harmonious direction thanks to a long-term pact agreed to Sunday morning in Tehran. Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed to various terms during a one day visit by …

World Cup Pots Announced; US Potentially Doomed World Cup Pots Announced; US Potentially Doomed
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The draw for the 2014 World Cup pots will happen on Friday in Brazil, the host country for the event. However, in a press conference which demonstrates once again why Americans aren’t in love with the most popular sport in …

Syria Weapons Stockpile to be Destroyed by US Syria Weapons Stockpile to be Destroyed by US

John Kerry could have never predicted the consequence of his sarcastic answer to the question of how the US could avoid war with Syria following Syria’s use of chemical weapons against its own citizens. Despite the seriousness of Kerry’s initial …

Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing
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Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when …

Egypt Says To Disregard US Warning About Pyramids Egypt Says To Disregard US Warning About Pyramids
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The US recently sent a warning to its citizens traveling in Egypt about the area surrounding the pyramids. Now Egypt is telling those same citizens that the warning is “baseless.” Last week, the US embassy in Egypt sent out a …

Motorola Will Make Its Next Smartphone In The U.S. Motorola Will Make Its Next Smartphone In The U.S.

Google is creating 2,000 jobs in Texas this year with the announcement that its Motorola division will be building its next smartphone at a Forth Worth factory. During an All Things D talk in which Motorola unveiled its own Mark …

Pirates Are Still Buying Lots Of Media Pirates Are Still Buying Lots Of Media
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The media industry really hates pirates. The companies that produce music, movies and everything else constantly berate pirates and tell the world that these people are destroying their business. These companies used to sue alleged file sharers, but now they’re …

ACTA Is Officially Dead In Europe ACTA Is Officially Dead In Europe

There was much rejoicing in the streets earlier this year when the European Parliament rejected ACTA, a multinational trade agreement that many felt would hurt online innovation in profound ways. There was one sliver of hope for ACTA’s continued existence, …

VPPA Approved In House, Netflix Socialites Rejoice VPPA Approved In House, Netflix Socialites Rejoice
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In the last few weeks of the current congress, members seem to going into overdrive as they introduce some last minute bills. The latest bill to reach approval in the House is of particular significance as its an update to …

Foxconn Is Bringing Factories To The US Foxconn Is Bringing Factories To The US
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A big sticking point during the presidential debates this year was the loss of jobs to overseas companies. Both candidates pointed fingers at China, a country that has taken on much of the world’s manufacturing. Now one of China’s most …

The Internet Is Still Slowly Getting Faster The Internet Is Still Slowly Getting Faster
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The Internet is constantly evolving around the world. The speed at which it’s evolving, however, is an entirely different story. It’s this evolution that has proven to be one of the more interesting things to watch as world moves towards …

The Internet Is Slowly Getting Faster The Internet Is Slowly Getting Faster
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With the advent of Google Fiber in Kansas City, we’re all now wanting a world with faster Internet. The traditional ISPs in the U.S. are slowly expanding their services, but some may think that they’re not moving fast enough. There’s …

You Pay Far Too Much For Internet You Pay Far Too Much For Internet
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The Internet has become a staple of modern communication. While some people use the Internet to watch funny cat videos on YouTube, it’s importance can not be understated for the millions of global citizens who use it to share important …

Kim Dotcom Extradition Hearing Delayed Until 2013 Kim Dotcom Extradition Hearing Delayed Until 2013

The Megaupload case is going to do down in history, one way or another, as one of the defining moments of global copyright law and enforcement. The historic extradition case would have gone down next month in the New Zealand …

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare 5-4 Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare 5-4

In what is sure to be a hotpoint in this political cycle and maybe even the next few years, the Supreme Court of the United States of America upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with a 5-4 split …