Op-Ed

Internet at a Crossroads

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   The communications network of the National Black Chamber of Commerce has evolved along with the Internet. When we first started back in the late 1980s, we would write and print out letters through a pinwheel printer. To print Read More

Technology

40% Of World Has Internet Access; Cheaper/More Plentiful Mobile Access And ‘Digital Naives’ Will Continue Spread

[University Herald] Cheaper and more plentiful mobile plans are helping to increase the reach of Internet access across the world. By 2013, around 40 percent of the planet will have online access, according to a United Nations report released Monday. Another report by the International Read More

Entertainment

‘Obama Boy’ debuts YouTube video

[Politico] It was bound to happen: First, there was the Obama Girl, aka Amber Lee Ettinger, who turned heads in 2008 with her seductive YouTube videos in praise of then-Sen. Barack Obama. And, now, “Obama Boy.” Brooklyn-based Justin Brown, who describes himself on his Facebook page as a Read More

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Technology

The Unmasking of Internet Trolls

[The Daily Mail] Cowardly internet ‘trolls’ who post vile abuse on Facebook and Twitter will be identified to their victims under laws unveiled today. Justice Secretary Ken Clarke wants to strip away the cloak of anonymity which shields website users who peddle lies and vicious smears. Internet Read More