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Baidu traffic from mobile devices now more than from PCs

Baidu projects that voice and image-based searches will eventually make up over half of its mobile search traffic

Visualizations may shape smarter city development

How data is displayed can affect who helps make decisions, experts said


Europe's top court to rule on whether IP addresses are personal data

If IP addresses are considered personal data, that could be a win for some privacy advocates

Facebook: $15 billion of WhatsApp's value is based on what it could be

Facebook revealed the calculations behind the massive acquisition price for the first time

Study blames backbone business deals for broadband congestion

Broadband providers say M-Lab study can't pinpoint the exact causes, however

Bing lets you dig behind the smiley face with emoji search

Yahoo also offers the tool. Google, not yet

Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically

net neutrality

Advocacy Groups Accused of Obscuring Corporate Ties in Net Neutrality Debate

Recent news stories point to connections between broadband carriers or trade groups and advocacy groups

Secretive Funding Fuels Ongoing Net Neutrality Astroturfing Controversy

With a low level of transparency about donors, some advocacy groups open themselves up to accusations

The Ratings: Most Net Neutrality Groups Get Poor Grades for Funding Transparency

Ten of 14 think tanks and advocacy groups earn C grades or lower

Microsoft Q1 sales jump, but Nokia drags down earnings

The company exceeded Wall Street expectations for both sales and earnings in the first quarter of fiscal 2015

Lawmakers call on FCC to reclassify broadband for net neutrality

Eshoo calls on the agency to use old telecom regulations, but take a light touch toward applying the rules

EMC buys controlling interest in VCE, its joint venture with Cisco

The move comes as Cisco and EMC are increasingly competitive on some fronts

Pew survey shows women bear brunt of online harassment

Younger women face severe forms of harassment more than men, tne survey found

Camels, sleds and trikes: Seven odd Street View vehicles

Street View lenses are exploring more of our world on an evolving series of platforms

Industry can head off IoT privacy rules, former US official says

Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data

Yahoo squeezes out some growth

The company's mobile revenue was material enough to report for the first time, the company said

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert

Digital rights groups ask ITU to stay out of net neutrality debate

The U.N. agency should resist calls to regulation international termination fees for Web traffic, the groups say

Is your Ethernet fast enough? Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

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