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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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Report: Less Than 40% Of Web Traffic Generated By Humans

That’s down from 2012, when 49% of traffic could be attributed to real, living people.

02/13/2014

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NJ Man Charged With Using Facebook Accounts To Send Porn To Underage Girls

A 19-year-old male from northern New Jersey has been arrested for allegedly using three separate Facebook accounts to send pornographic materials to underage girls in Ocean County.

02/05/2014

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Poll: Residents In New Jersey Want Pot More Than Online Gambling

A new poll finds more New Jersey residents want to smoke pot than gamble over the Internet.

02/03/2014

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WiFi Finder App

Wi-Fi Finder lets you locate both free and paid WiFi, covering 650,000 locations in 144 countries.

11/18/2013

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‘Kai The Hitchhiker’ Indicted On NJ Murder Charge

A man who gained Internet fame as “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” has been indicted on murder charges in the beating death of an elderly New Jersey man.

11/13/2013

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Bacteria Found In Breast Milk Sold On Internet

Human breast milk is sold for babies on several online sites for a few dollars an ounce, but a new study says buyer beware: Testing showed it can contain potentially dangerous bacteria including salmonella.

10/21/2013

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