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16. Browsing the Internet

Wallace Wang

(1)San Diego, California, USA

Back in the olden days, you had to read a newspaper or magazine, listen to the radio, or watch television to get the latest news. Today, you can get the latest news, often within minutes of it happening, right on your computer.

The secret to accessing information all over the world lies with the Internet. By connecting to the Internet, you can access a wealth of information that rivals anything your library could offer.

To access the Internet, you need to use a special program called a browser. Windows 10 comes with a browser called Edge, which lets you browse web sites on the Internet. ...

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