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FFOREIGN INTERNET companies are struggling in China. To stop the spread of ideas it deems dangerous, the Communist Party blocked YouTube’s video-sharing site, Facebook’s social network, and Twitter’s microblog in 2009. A year later, Google brutally shut down its Chinese search engine after a dispute with censorship. Chinese who wish to access Western social media …

The U.S. government is negotiating a plan to address one of the most important — but overlooked — problems facing the country: the digital divide. While this problem is often talked about as a simple problem of access to broadband internet service, it is deeper and more complex than mere infrastructure. In truth, the digital …

The University of Texas system is restarting its search for a new president on the Arlington campus more than a year after the pandemic disrupted the process. Vistasp Karbhari, the school’s former president, resigned in March last year after the university system launched an investigation into recruitment and enrollment practices at UT-Arlington. The school appointed …

CHICAGO (CBS) – Police on Sunday alerted the public to two incidents in Bronzeville, in which victims were robbed and hijacked after arranging to meet with a person who was supposed to buy them something. In both incidents, the victims arranged to meet with someone to sell them an item they had agreed to buy …

BEIJING (AP) – Divers have been sent to search for 14 workers missing since water flooded a tunnel under construction in southern China three days ago, authorities said on Sunday. Zhang Yisheng, vice mayor of Zhuhai City, told a press conference that the water level in the tunnel had dropped by 11.3 meters (37 feet), …

WordPress posted an article in its developer section proposing to fine-tune WordPress’ default lazy loading behavior. Testing found that the proposed change improved a Core Web Vitals performance metric by up to 33%. Proposal to improve Core Web Vitals in WordPress The proposal states that fine-grained control of the lazy loading attribute rests with theme …

When someone warns you not to do something, why does our brain take it as “GO DO IT NOW”? Well, in this case, a “rainbow kiss” on Google made people scream “OH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” MY EYES!! MY EYES!!!’ After the TikTok “Don’t Google Rainbow Kiss” video (s) went viral, people became interested in this type of …

The DoD Reporter Diary is a weekly recap of personnel, acquisition, technology, and management stories that may have passed under your radar over the past week, but are important nonetheless. It is compiled and published every Monday by reporters from the Federal News Network DoD Jared serbu and Scott Maucione. A growing body of evidence …

NEW YORK (AP) – Deep in the ocean, surrounded by sharks, Tiffany Haddish has stayed cool. She relied on her land survival skills. “I was as scared around them as I was like a pack of pit bulls,” she said in an interview. “I have the impression that animals capture your energy. If you’re scared …

From courses to services, Harper College is increasing its presence on campus. The college has announced hundreds of in-person and co-ed classes for the fall, added on-campus hours for counselors, counselors and the library, and welcomes the return of Harper’s vibrant university community. Students can choose from on-campus, online, or a mix of the two. …