Net Neutrality – The End Of Google's Biggest Subsidy

Lost in all of the theoretical debate about how evil ISPs will create a have/have-not divide in Internet access, is the reality that it already exists along with massive subsidies to the biggest bandwidth pigs on the planet – Facebook, Google, Twitter, Netflix and the porn industry.

DOJ, AT&T Head To Court As Settlement Talks Collapse

It looks like AT&T is going to fight the Department of Justice's injunction to stop the wireless provider from acquiring Time Warner in court, now that settlement talks between the two parties have failed, according to a court document filed Friday.

Facebook Really Is Bad For You, Researchers Say

Apparently, Chamath Palihapitiya was on to something when he revealed earlier this week that he felt “tremendous guilt” for the role that he played in Facebook’s success as a social-media company.

The U.S. Is Not A Democracy, It Never Was

"Rather than blindly believing in a golden age of democracy in order to remain at all costs within the gilded cage of an ideology produced specifically for us by the well-paid spin-doctors of a plutocratic oligarchy, we should unlock the gates of history and meticulously scrutinize the founding and evolution of the American imperial republic."

The Death Of Europe's Coal Industry

More than half of Europe’s coal plants are already bleeding cash, but by 2030, the percentage of coal plants in Europe that report negative cash flow could explode to an estimated 97 percent.

Alibaba Launches Giant Car Vending Machines In China

Alibaba's plan - as it expands into physical, "bricks and mortar" locations - is to open two giant car vending machines in early 2018, shaped like a futuristic tubular building with a giant cat’s head on top.