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Competition in gigabit internet market can significantly reduce prices

When U.S. cities or towns have multiple gigabit internet providers, prices for various service tiers drop accordingly, a new study reveals.

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Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content

Marketing companies are targeting children worldwide on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an "unfair and deceptive" business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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Tips for using images to enhance your website

Images are a no-brainer for any webmaster, but don't overlook these important points.

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Facebook wants to replace Yelp with your friends' recommendations

Facebook wants to make it easy to get recommendations from your friends on where to eat and which shows to see.

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Facebook is leaking valuable younger users

Though Facebook has been working to bring in younger users for several years now, it doesn't appear to be having much success.

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Om nom Nomulus: Google open-sources TLD registry platform

Google’s latest foray into open-source software is a cloud-based top-level-domain registrar platform called Nomulus, bringing a substantial chunk of the company’s gigantic internet infrastructure into the public eye.

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5 awesome online tactics for promoting events

Organizing an event? Here are some awesome ways to market it

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Asylum of WikiLeaks’ Assange not in question

The asylum granted to WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange by the government of Ecuador is not in question, despite what appear to be differences of opinion between the two on the release of controversial documents by the whistleblowing...

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UK spy agencies illegally collected data for years, court rules

The U.K.'s spy agencies breached the European Convention on Human Rights for years by secretly collecting almost everything about British citizens' communications except their content, a U.K. court has ruled.

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Do small businesses need marketing automation to keep up with the competition?

Marketing automation can help businesses overcome disadvantages they’d otherwise have against larger companies. But automation can come with its own drawbacks.

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WikiLeaker Assange's internet access cut by a 'state actor'

A "state actor" has cut off internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, the transparency activist organization said Monday.

How to avoid being the next Yahoo

It’s no longer about whether or not you’ll get attacked, it’s about knowing what the repercussions are and if you have the right controls to minimize or completely eliminate the fallout. In order to be able to do this effectively, you...

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It's time for porn sites to embrace HTTPS

Popular adult websites are often much less secure than people think, and a civil liberties group wants to help protect adult consumers and improve online secure within the porn industry.

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A dozen extensions to TCP/IP that optimize internet connections

This article will break down new Internet Protocol optimizations and show which ones are most impactful for your organization and can improve your internet application experience.

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It's a world wide web of lies (but facts strike back)

It's hard to know what's true and what's false, and always has been. But the same web that can be used to spread lies also holds truth.

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Thanks to Facebook, voter registrations surge

Social media is more than posts of cat videos and political rants as Facebook showed by getting hundreds of thousands of people to register to vote this fall.


Facebook adds Apple TV and Chromecast support as video push ramps up

Facebook recently added the ability for iOS users to cast to an Apple TV or Chromecast, and Android support is coming soon.

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Google News battles era of spin with fact check label

Google News is cutting through noise and spin with a new "Fact Check" tag.

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