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Google Embraces Mobile-Friendly Sites

Google is changing the way its search engine recommends websites on phones and tablets in a shift that’s expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.

04/17/2015

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Parents & Students Confront School Board About Classmate’s Killer Blog

Adults and children turn out in droves at a Northwest Independent School District board meeting. The group expressed continuing concerns about a student who wrote a graphic blog about killing some of his classmates.

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ICANN Aims To Crack Down On .sucks Sites

ICANN, the body that regulates internet addresses, is checking to see if it can crack down on a Canadian company accused of using the new .sucks domain name against celebrities.

04/10/2015

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YouTube To Go Ad-Free, For A Fee

YouTube will soon give viewers the option of paying a monthly fee to skip over ads. It’s not clear when the option will be offered or how much the monthly fee will be.

04/09/2015

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Google Targets ‘Unwanted Software’

Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.

03/12/2015

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Google & Reddit Crack Down On Nudity

Reddit is taking a tougher stance against nudity to prevent its service from turning into online peep shows. Google is also going to ban most nude photos from its Blogger service.

02/25/2015

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YouTube To Release App Made For Kids

YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips which are suitable for young children, to help parents control what their kids are watching on the internet.

02/20/2015

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Netflix Adds 4.3 Million Subscribers In Q4

Coming off its best quarter yet, Netflix is accelerating its international expansion in hopes its original programming will hook millions more subscribers on the Internet video service.

01/21/2015

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Obama Pitching More Access To Fast Internet

President Obama is again challenging major cable and telephone companies by encouraging the FCC to pre-empt state laws that stifle competition for high-speed internet service.

01/14/2015

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2020 Census May Get High-Tech Update

The days of the census taker may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of dollars.

01/09/2015

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FCC Chairman Hints At Utility Rules For Internet

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler appears poised to propose new rules that would classify Internet service providers as public utilities in a move designed to ensure everyone has the same access to free content online.

01/08/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Extends Holiday Shipping Deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending its free shipping deadline by one day to December 19. Orders over $35 are eligible for free shipping.

12/16/2014

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