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Internet Sites Stage Slowdown Campaign For Equal Transmission Rules

You might see a few extra hourglasses or spinning wheels while browsing the web today. It’s not a sign the sites are slower — it’s a protest designed to fight for the Internet rule known as “net neutrality.”

09/10/2014

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Parents Can Monitor Children’s Social Media Activity With mSpy

For $40 a month parents can find out exactly what their children are Snapchatting– through new software called mSpy.

09/10/2014

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FDA: Don’t Turn To Online Marketplaces To Treat Concussions

Now that fall sports are underway, treating concussions will become an issue.

09/02/2014

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Hackers Leak Hundreds Of Nude Celebrity Photos Online, Causing Many To Worry About Privacy

Dan Ackerman, Senior Editor of C-NET, says people should never treat their pictures and online activity as 100% private.

09/01/2014

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LeBron James To Cleveland Rumors Hit The Interwebs

Is LeBron James headed back to Cleveland? The internet seems to think so.

07/10/2014

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NJ Pair Accused Of Trafficking By Prostituting 16-Year-Old Girl

A man and woman have been charged with allegedly committing human trafficking by prostituting a 16-year-old girl.

06/19/2014

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Amtrak Building ‘Trackside’ WiFi Network

Amtrak wants to improve the dismal experience for passengers hoping to hop online while they’re riding the rails.

06/10/2014

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Communications Decency Laws May Not Fully Protect Big Tech

Why does Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and other tech giants care what mean things were said about an ex-Bengals cheerleader? It could cost them.

06/02/2014

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Local Privacy-Protecting Website Hits A Billion Searches In Last Year

The little search engine from Chester County that could’ has really come into its own: DuckDuckGo hit a billion searches last year in the fallout from NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s revelations.

05/25/2014

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Survey: New And Expecting Parents ‘Googling’ Twice As Much As Non-parents

If you’re expecting a baby, you may have turned to the internet for help.

05/12/2014

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Windows XP Meets Its End

Tuesday’s the day: Microsoft is X-ing out Windows XP, pulling support for the operating system nearly 13 years after its release. But with some estimates showing XP is still installed on more than a quarter of the world’s PCs, will they now become a prime target?

04/07/2014

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Philadelphia ‘Middle Man’ Pleads Guilty In International Fraud Case

Federal prosecutors say the overseas contacts used the local defendant to make the victims less suspicious.

03/25/2014

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VPN Services Pull Wool Over Eyes Of Government, Retailers

Virtual Private Networks are nothing new, but they’ve largely been the stuff of enterprise, businesspeople hopping on workplace systems while traveling.

03/16/2014

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Survey Reveals Top Time Wasters At Work, And They’re Exactly What You Expected

According to the company, nearly 32% of those asked identified non-business web surfing – including social media use – as the biggest “brain drain” at work.

03/06/2014

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Health: Is Your Doctor Googling You?

As Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains, it’s a “procedure” that’s causing some controversy.

02/18/2014

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