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A boy plays on the internet on an Apple computer's iMac at the Ikebukuro station in Tokyo 27 June 1999.  Apple computer Japan is holding a month-long iMac Internet campaign in Tokyo to advertise the colorful computers.  (ELECTRONIC IMAGE)   AFP PHOTO/Toshifumi KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: World Wide Web Turns 25

It’s been 25 years since Tim Berners-Lee published a paper that outlined what was to become the World Wide Web, not to be confused with the Internet which predates it by a few decades.

03/13/2014

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East Bay Regions Get Low Rating In Providing High-Speed Internet

When it comes to a high-speed internet connection in the East Bay, more work needs to be done according to an assessment by the East Bay Broadband Consortium.

03/11/2014

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Silicon Valley Boom Eludes Many, Drives Income Gap

The widening income gap between the wealthy and those left behind is sparking debate, anger and sporadic protests.

03/06/2014

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Tech Report: Roku In A Stick Fight With Google Chromecast

Roku is getting into an Internet video-streaming stick fight with Google’s Chromecast with a new device they announced on Tuesday.

03/04/2014

A Solara 50 unmanned atmospheric satellite. (Titan Aerospace)

Facebook Seeking To Acquire Drone-Maker To Provide Worldwide Internet Access

Facebook is in talks to purchase an aerospace firm that makes solar-powered drones as part of the company’s strategy to bring Internet access to areas of the world that lack connectivity, according to a published report.

03/04/2014

Apps are seen on Apple iPhone 5s January 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Wireless Technology Promises Broadband On Any Mobile Device

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – It sounds too good to be true: a wireless data connection as fast as any broadband connection, available on any mobile device. And oh by the way, no dropouts. But San […]

02/20/2014

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Kickstarter Says Hackers Got Customer Data

Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.

02/16/2014

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Larry Magid: White House Developing Anti-Hacker Standards

Our technology analyst says the White House has developed standards it hopes will help key industries protect themselves from hackers.

02/13/2014

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Pew Study Finds Many Couples Sharing Passwords, Online Accounts

With Valentine’s Day looming, a new study shows the major impact of technology and social media in the lives of many American couples. One of the findings shows many couples are sharing passwords and accounts with their partners.

02/13/2014

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Larry Magid: Tech Analyst To Host Safer Internet Day Event

Our technology analyst is hosting a Safer Internet Day event in Washington D.C. that will include executives from Google, Facebook and Tumblr executives as guest speakers.

02/11/2014

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