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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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Robin Williams Tops 2014 Google Searches

Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

12/16/2014

This November 21, 2013 photo shows pages from iPad and iPhone apps Snapette(L) and Pricegrabber. As the holiday shopping season opens, shoppers will be armed with smartphones and an array of apps. Some will compare prices, offer gift suggestions, provide price alerts and more.Snapette says nearly two million people have downloaded the app for iPhones or Android handsets to fill a need for people who want to use online tools but shop in local stores. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Copycat Websites With Dallas Ties

The internet makes us all bargain shoppers, but beware of ‘copycat’ websites.

12/09/2014

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Yahoo! Replaces Google As Firefox Default

Yahoo! will supplant Google’s search engine on Firefox’s web browser, signaling Yahoo!’s resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the search market.

11/20/2014

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