5 reasons why the internet still sucks


It’s the height of rush hour and all the freeways are clogged but you still have to visit a client across town. You enter the destination into you GPS but you navigation app sends you into the worst of the gridlock where you spend the next hour edging your way down an on-ramp. Sound familiar? That’s also the same situation facing us when we log onto the internet. Despite massive technological advances since the days of dial up, we’re still grappling with slow page response, timeouts, and networking delays. So why does the internet still suck in 2016? Web page latency…

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JETNET Releases March 2016 and First Quarter 2016 Pre-Owned Business…

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation and commercial aviation intelligence, has released March 2016 and first quarter 2016 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop,…

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Hyperloop One Announces Key Partnerships And $80 Million Investment As It Prepares First Public Demonstration Of Its Technology

Elon Musk’s futuristic dream of shooting people 700-mph through steel vacuum tubes — called Hyperloop — still feels mostly like a pipe dream. But Hyperloop’s leading startup, the recently renamed Hyperloop One (formerly Hyperloop Technologies), is getting ready show off that it’s not just all hype.


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The Oracle-Google jury includes at least one person with an aversion to tech

A lawyer, an accountant and a retired CFO are among the eight women and two men who were selected Monday to decide Oracle’s huge copyright infringement case against Google.

With the 10-member jury sworn in, lawyers for each side will make their opening statements Tuesday morning, kicking off a high-profile trial that’s expected to last four weeks.

It’s a technical case, and at least one of the jurors seems likely to have trouble keeping up. She’s a retired woman from Berkeley who said she struggles with technology and thought the case would not be a good one for her to hear.

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Founder of Liberty Reserve virtual currency sentenced to 20 years in prison

The founder of now defunct virtual currency Liberty Reserve has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for using his company to run a huge money-laundering scheme catering to cybercriminals.

Arthur Budovsky, 42, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Judge Denise Cote also ordering him to pay a $ 500,000 fine.

In January, Budovsky pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to commit money laundering.  During sentencing, Cote noted Budovsky ran an “extraordinarily successful” and “large-scale international money laundering operation.”

The long sentence shows that “money laundering through the use of virtual currencies is still money laundering, and that online crime is still crime,” Leslie Caldwell, assistant attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, said in a press release.

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How China Is Driving A Connected Mobility Revolution

For the early part of the 21st century, China has been the growth engine of the global automotive industry. Despite a recent slowdown, China will surpass 25 million units in annual car sales in 2016 and has become the battleground for dominance of the global auto industry.


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