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Microsoft’s New Browser ‘Project Spartan’ Knocks Out Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer fought a good fight. After so many versions 6… 7… 8… 9… 10… IE is going down. Microsoft’s new warrior — working title, Project Spartan — will be the browser of choice for Windows 10.

03/18/2015

Computer Server

FCC Votes In Favor Of Net Neutrality; Internet Activists Declare Victory

Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

02/26/2015

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Online Storage Provider Box Soars In Wall Street Debut

Box’s shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider’s decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.

01/23/2015

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San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet Shutdown

North Korea’s internet access is “toast” Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.

12/22/2014

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Mountain View-Based Web Filter Company Lifts Block On Gay Sites

A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

09/16/2014

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

Apple Introduces A New iPad

Students Hack Into L.A. School Issued iPads To Surf Web, Social Media

Los Angeles school officials have halted home use of iPads after nearly 300 students at Roosevelt High made quick work of hacking through security so they could surf the Web and access social media sites.

09/25/2013

Anonymous

Feds Charge Former NorCal Journalist Of Conspiring With ‘Anonymous’ Hackers

The Justice Department is charging a former web producer for the Sacramento-based FOX station KTXL of conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into and alter a Tribune Company website.

03/14/2013

Google

Google Solidifies Search Engine Dominance Despite Privacy Concerns

Google is almost everyone’s favorite search engine, despite misgivings about data-collection and advertising practices that are widely seen as intrusive.

03/09/2012

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Cyber Monday 2011: Online Deals

Why fight the mall crowds when you can online shop from the convenience of your home (or work, as it is)? Throw in free shipping and it’s kind of a no-brainer…

11/01/2011

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