STAFF BLOG FORUM COMMUNICATIONS CO. Forum Communications Co. taking newsgathering to new heights
By Rylee Nelson
Forum News Service
FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. has enlisted new aerial perspectives to provide its readers and viewers with over-the-top coverage of the 2013 Red River Va... Posted on 5/2/13 at 1:26 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Lies about the Boston Bombing
Conspiracy theories about the Boston bombing continue to be posted today.
Please don't be gullible enough to fall for this stuff, folks--anyone who claims to know what happened at this point is not b... Posted on 4/17/13 at 3:55 PM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND 900 Facebook Friends and Counting
I rarely look at my own Facebook wall (or timeline or whatever Zuckerbergs minions are calling it today). Why would I? Think about it; I have already lived whatever it is that is posted there, and I w... Posted on 1/29/13 at 9:30 AM
STAFF BLOG ON THE RECORD WITH BEN A video review of 2012
I found this video just now and thought it was worth sharing.
The Internet brings people together and here's what brought people together in 2012.
... Posted on 12/19/12 at 7:15 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Approachably Abrasive
Have you been to a protest lately? Tea Party? Occupy? Vietnam?
We've all heard how protests are handled in China. Throughout my time there, I had heard from the locals and expats bits and pieces ab... Posted on 4/28/12 at 9:20 AM
In her maiden speech Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., called for the federal government to “level the playing field” and allow states to collect sales taxes on Internet sales.
By Chuck Haga, Forum News Service
, April 24, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — After Friendster came MySpace. By the time Facebook dominated social media, parents had joined the party, too. But the online scene has changed - dramatically, as it turns out - and these days even if you're friends with your own kids on Facebook, it doesn't mean you know what they're doing.
Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
, March 19, 2013
Internet users who illegally share music, movies or TV shows online may soon get warning notices from their service providers that they are violating copyright law. Ignore the notices, and violators could face an Internet slow-down for 48 hours. Those who claim they're innocent can protest — for a fee.
The world’s attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver.
By Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press
, December 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.
Perhaps it’s the third son of the president of Liberia who needs your help transferring untold millions of dollars into United States bank accounts.
Maybe it’s a supposed U.S. soldier who uncovered a secret stash of cash or precious metals in one of Saddam Hussein’s palaces in Iraq and needs a willing aide in the United States to help get the loot back on U.S. soil.
The largest geographic area in North America served by fiber optic cables directly to the home includes places like Cayuga, Monango, Woodworth and Wimbledon. The combined efforts of Dickey Rural Networks and Dakota Central Telecommunications have brought fiber-optic broadband services to about 16,000 businesses and homes in south central North Dakota.
For as long as it’s been open, slow Internet has dogged the Section 9 Cyber Café in Fargo.
Designed to be an online gaming lounge, Section 9 relies on fast Internet, and co-owner Sean Sanford said it has had three different Internet providers in the last two years, trying with little luck to find a package both fast and cost-effective.
By Sam Benshoof, Forum Communications Co.
, January 26, 2012
One of the world's most popular file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company officials were accused of facilitating millions of illegal downloads of films, music and other content.
In a move that heightens the growing tension between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, Wikipedia and other websites went dark Wednesday in protest of two congressional proposals intended to thwart the online piracy of copyrighted movies and TV programs.
By Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press
, January 19, 2012
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