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Talks Continue Over Allowable Dot-Names

Talks continue over a new way to surf the web, with new options coming alongside dot-com, dot-org, and the like.

02/24/2013

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Montgomery County Man Arrested After Soliciting Officer Posing As Teenage Girl Online

A Montgomery County man is under arrest after allegedly using the internet to sexually proposition what he believed was a 13-year-old girl, who was actually an undercover agent.

02/22/2013

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Comcast Follows In Wireless Companies’ Footsteps With Prepaid Service

Instead of being under contract and submitting to a credit check, Xfinity Internet Prepaid Service gives you a week of surfing for $15, or a month for $45.

02/22/2013

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U.S. Expected To Resist International Efforts To Clamp Down on Internet

Some countries, like China, Russia, and Iran, are pushing for the United Nations to give them more power over web surfing — control that opponents fear will lead to censorship and greater surveillance.

11/28/2012

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3 On Your Side: Malware Warning

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people around the world could be knocked off the internet because of a malicious computer virus. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to check to see if your computer is infected.

07/08/2012

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Comcast To Offer WiFi Hotspots To Customers Nationwide

With laptops, smartphones and tablets, the expectation is ‘Internet anywhere.’ Now, Comcast is teaming up with other cable giants to offer free WiFi access when you’re traveling out of town.

05/22/2012

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City of Philadelphia Moves To Improve Its Position In Use of Social Media

Not satisfied with the status quo, the Nutter administration plans a bigger push in that direction.

05/15/2012

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Study: One In Five Adults Don’t Use The Internet

A study released this past week finds that one in five adults in the U.S. doesn’t use the Internet, and most who stay offline simply think the web is a waste of time.

04/21/2012

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Mayor Nutter Launches Program To ‘Connect Philly’ To WiFi Spots

The service currently has 200 such locations, including retail locations like coffee shops that have free WiFi, and public libraries that offer free desktop computer access.

04/06/2012

Google’s New Privacy Policy Under Fire From Attorneys General Nationwide

Attorneys General from Pennsylvania, Delaware and 34 other states are requesting a meeting with Google’s CEO to discuss their concerns about the Internet titan’s new privacy policy, which is set to begin March 1st.

02/25/2012

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On Data Privacy Day, Expert Asks, ‘What Are You Doing To Protect Your Info?’

“The data you share is massive in quantity. What are you doing to protect that?” Asks Mark McCreary, a data security attorney at Fox Rothschild in Philadelphia.

01/28/2012

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Local Universities Purchase ‘.XXX’ Web Addresses, But Not For Dealing Porn

The domain was created for adults-only content, but universities are buying up their own names to prevent any improper associations.

01/05/2012

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Jon Bon Jovi Alive Despite Internet Rumor Stating Otherwise

Jon Bon Jovi wants his fans to know he’s alive and well. Rumors of the musician’s death spread online after a fake news release surfaced on social media sites Monday. However, Bon Jovi was performing at a charity concert at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank.

12/20/2011

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Webimax: SEO Help

When you “google” something, or search for something on the web, you expect the best results to appear, right?

11/30/2011

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Seniors At Bucks County Retirement Community Give Twitter A Try

“I’ve already done two Tweets,” Eileen boasts. “My first one was ‘I just learned how to Tweet. Hope it will prove to be interesting & worthwhile.’”

11/03/2011

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