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09
Feb

Should you be allowed to delete yourself from the internet?

Posted by on in Internet Privacy
What if a search of your name leads to things you don't want anyone to see? That's the dilemma facing a 30-year-old woman in New York who has fallen victim to revenge porn. The anonymous woman - who we'll call Ms... Continue reading
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26
Jan

A journey to the bottom of the internet

Posted by on in Internet Search
Depending on where you are right now, these words may have just zoomed thousands of miles, across the bottom of several oceans, at nearly the speed of light, to reach your screen. Yes. The. Internet. Is. Magic. A few of months... Continue reading
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26
Jan

Google Media Tools: a new intersection for newsgathering

Posted by on in Search Engines
The New York Times used Google+ Hangouts to interview U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about Syria’s chemical weapons. The Weather Channel used Google Earth to illustrate the damage of Superstorm Sandy through dramatic before and after satellite images and live YouTube video. And Svenska... Continue reading
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25
Jan

This Is How We Combat Terrorism With Internet Technology

Posted by on in Science & Tech
Social media is a huge part of our lives. It’s a platform that has limitless positive potential, but that same potential can be transformed into a bad tool when in the hands of people with bad intent. For better and for... Continue reading
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25
Jan

Google Acquires Internet (May 2017)

Posted by on in Search Engines
MAY 12, 2017 - BUSINESSWIRE. Mountain View-based search giant Google Inc today announced they’ve acquired the internet for the astounding sum of $2,455.5 billion in cash. The deal had been rumored in various search blogs since the beginning of the year... Continue reading
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23
Nov

Worried Internet Users Flock to Encryption App After Donald Trump Election

Posted by on in Internet Search
The election of Donald Trump has some internet users worried about their privacy and safety, resulting in a significant uptick in demand for the encrypted messaging app Signal, according to new data from app measurement specialist App Annie. Interest was already elevated in recent months,... Continue reading
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03
Nov

Mobile Internet Usage Surpasses Desktop for First Time Ever Worldwide

Posted by on in Internet Research
A press release issued this morning from StatCounter reveals mobile and tablet internet usage has exceeded desktop for the first time ever. In October 2016, mobile and tablet devices accounted for 51.3% of internet usage compared to 48.7% by desktop. This marks the... Continue reading
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17
Oct

Internet scam uses bogus Trump article

Posted by on in Others
“There are plenty of scams on the Internet claiming you can make $50,000 a month, but that is exactly what they are, scams,” the article supposedly by Michael Pearson, Faith Karimi and Joe Sutton (a lot of authors for one piece) continues,... Continue reading
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13
Oct

'Dark tetrad' of personality traits seen in internet trolls, says BU professor

Posted by on in Internet Search
INTERNET trolls could be brought before the courts under new legal guidelines. Social media will be more stringently policed after the Crown Prosecution Service issued rules on offences for which online users can face criminal charges. Inciting people to harass others... Continue reading
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13
Oct

UAB announces really fast internet capabilities

Posted by on in Internet Search
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will launch high-speed internet capabilities in a $2.5 million investment. The internet will reach 100 gigabits per second. That's 10 times the previous capability at the campus and up to 10,000 times the capability of... Continue reading
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10
Oct

Even the internet can't believe what Trump said

Posted by on in Others
The Washington Post dropped a bombshell on Donald Trump Friday afternoon, releasing an audio recording in which the Republican presidential nominee uses lewd language when describing an interaction he had with an unnamed woman. The audio, which was recorded in 2005,... Continue reading
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28
Sep

How the Internet May Evolve

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The Pew Research Center is inviting a select group of people to participate in a survey that asks people to answer five questions about how internet may evolve – about the tone of social discourse online, education innovation for future skills,... Continue reading
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28
Sep

Internet Sourcing Technique - Flip Search Technique

Posted by on in Search Engines
Internet Sourcing Techniques The search strings for each of these search engines will vary and therefore to maximize your search please do read the tutorials in advance from the respective search engines site. What techniques to use and when and under... Continue reading
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23
Sep

Pretty much everyone on Facebook in India is a dude

Posted by on in Others
Though more Indians are increasingly coming online, they are pre-dominantly male. Of the 153 million Facebook users in India, only about 24 percent are women, according to UK consultancy We Are Social.    In comparison, Indonesia's sex ratio on Facebook stands at 41... Continue reading
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17
Sep

This book explains why it's OK to be 'Wasting Time on the Internet'

Posted by on in Search Engines
Do you mess around on the internet? Ever get stuck in intense loops, checking back and forth between Facebook, Twitter and Gmail? Fooling yourself that you're doing something important, but, in the back of your mind, dimly aware that you are... Continue reading
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