Naked selfies, ‘Game of Thrones’ and lip sync battles: Maine’s Anna Kendrick wins the Internet

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Outside of politics — the realm in which author Stephen King and Gov. Paul LePage trade headline fodder — can anyone remember the last time a Mainer lit up the Internet like Portland native and award-winning actress Anna Kendrick? This week, Kendrick spun Twitter heads for the latest time by demanding HBO’s hit fantasy series “Game […]

Maine’s got faster Internet than Mongolia, but not many other places, study finds

Ghengis Khan lays seige on Beijing, probably seeking a good wifi signal, in this 1429 artistic rendering.

Using the results of Akamai Technologies’ new State of the Internet report, the Washington Post today mapped out the states based on relative Internet speeds, with Maine’s average peak speeds of 40.4 megabits-per-second down at No. 40 among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. While Maine’s Internet speeds lagged way behind the nation-leading Delaware, which boasts blazing […]