A look at some radical proposals for creating better social networks, from establishing sites as nonprofits to restrictions on data collection (Will Oremus/OneZero )

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The remote British village that built one of the UK’s fastest Internet networks

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The Wild Wild Web, a shoot-first, aim-later era of tech strategy, is coming to an end, and a less willfully naïve, self-policing ethos is taking its place (Kevin Roose/New York Times)

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Unscheduled fixes released for critical flaw in optional Windows codec

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Intel Capital to invest $253.5M in Jio Platforms for a 0.39% stake, giving the Indian firm a valuation of $65B (Manish Singh/TechCrunch)

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House OKs $100B broadband plan with $50 monthly discounts for poor people

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Dish buys Boost prepaid biz from T-Mobile, finally enters wireless market

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YouTube TV jumps 30% in price effective immediately

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Search engine startup asks users to be the customer, not the product

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Mixer co-founder Matt Salsamendi on Microsoft shutting Mixer down, Twitch’s market power, the need for low latency streaming, and his own startup journey (Todd Bishop/GeekWire)

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