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|41:|| Celeb Name Searches May Carry Unwanted Payload|
"Looking for information about Brad Pitt or Beyonce on the Web?"
|Sept 17, 2008|
|42:|| China Now the World's Largest Internet Population||Apr 24, 2008|
|43:|| Chinese Hackers Break Into New York Times Over Four Months|
For the last four months, Chinese hackers have persistently attacked The New York Times, infiltrating its computer systems and getting passwords for its reporters and other employees.
|Jan 31, 2013|
|44:|| Christmas Wishes to All||Dec 25, 2009|
|45:|| Citigroup says Microsoft Likely to Raise Yahoo Offer|
Citigroup said it is likely Microsoft Corp will raise its $31-per-share offer for Yahoo Inc and upgraded Yahoo shares to "buy" from "hold."
|Mar 26, 2008|
|46:|| ComScore April 2008 U.S. Search Ranking; Google 61.6 pct||May 23, 2008|
|47:|| ComScore: Yahoo Gains US Search Share, September 2008|
"Yahoo had about 20.2 percent of queries in September, up from 19.6 percent in August,..."
|Oct 29, 2008|
|48:|| Comcast Bandwidth Cap Goes Live Oct. 1|
Comcast has talked about this before but it appears now it's official that all customers will have a bandwidth cap of 250GB per month.
|Aug 29, 2008|
|49:|| Comcast Blocking Some Internet Traffic?|
"Comcast Corp. actively interferes with attempts by some of its high-speed Internet subscribers to share files online, a move that runs counter to the tradition of treating all types of Net traffic equally."
|Oct 19, 2007|
|50:|| Comcast Corp Explains to Regulators How it Will Manage Web Traffic|
"It said it will use software on its network to determine if particular subscribers have been the source of high volume of traffic and will temporarily give traffic from those subscribers a lower priority status."
|Sept 22, 2008|
|51:|| Comcast Gets Blocking Law Suit|
"A California Comcast subscriber filed suit against his Internet service provider claiming the company is engaging in unfair business practices because it limits download speeds of peer-to-peer file sharing programs such as BitTorrent."
|Nov 15, 2007|
|52:|| Comcast Servers Hacked|
"Hackers took over and defaced Comcast Corp.'s Web portal for several hours overnight, leaving a cryptic message on the site that the company's 14.1 million subscribers use to access e-mail, news and technical support."
|May 29, 2008|
|53:|| Comcast To Acquire Plaxo|
"Comcast Corp. is buying contact management company Plaxo Inc. and plans to incorporate into all its offerings features intended to help people synchronize their address books and connect socially online."
|May 15, 2008|
|54:|| Comcast Won't Be Fined Over Net Neutrality|
"But it would be forced to change its practices and give the commission more details on what it did in the past."
|July 12, 2008|
|55:|| Commodore VIC and Pet Lines Resurected - Apple vs Commodore Wars are Back!|
Dutch PC Maker will market 3 Commodore product lines (VIC, PET, C64) reborn as MP3 players.
|June 30, 2004|
|56:|| Company Settles 'Fake Spyware' Suit|
"A company accused of selling phony antispyware tools has settled a lawsuit filed by Washington state's attorney general."
|Dec 5, 2006|
|57:|| Copy Machines: A Major Privacy Risk|
"Did you know that most digital copiers produced since 2002 have a hard drive that stores images of ALL your copies, scans, emails, etc. processed by the machine?"
|May 18, 2010|
|58:|| Court Rules Feds Could Not Seize Stored e-mails|
"A court rules that e-mails deserve the same 4th Amendment protections as telephone calls."
|June 23, 2007|
|59:|| Cracking Tough Passwords Appears Just Too Easy|
The moral of the story: if a reporter with zero training in the ancient art of password cracking can achieve such results, imagine what more seasoned attackers can do.
|May 29, 2013|
|60:|| Craigs List Censors Adult Ads|
"Craigslist, the Internet's iconic ad bazaar, has stopped allowing U.S. users to access its "adult services" ads."
|Sept 4, 2010|
|61:|| Craigslist Counter Sues eBay Alleging Spying|
"Online classifieds leader Craigslist.com filed a countersuit on Tuesday against business rival eBay, alleging eBay used its minority stake in Craigslist to steal its corporate trade secrets."
|May 14, 2008|
|62:|| Crime Ring Amasses 1.2 Billion Usernames and Passwords Via Botnet|
According to the NYT and security researchers, a crime ring has amassed over 1.2 billion username and passwords harvested via botnets.
|Aug 6, 2014|
|63:|| Cuil Comment Spam, "we have nothing to do with this"|
"We at Cuil would like to assure everyone out there that we have nothing to do with this. We have not and would not engage in this activity."
|Dec 17, 2008|
|64:|| DNSChanger Botnet Server Shutdown Will Cut 300,000 Off The Net|
Hundreds of thousands of Internet users with infected computers will be unable to access the Web starting on Monday when the FBI shuts down servers.
|July 7, 2012|
|65:|| Damaged Cable Cuts Internet in Middle East|
"Internet outages disrupted business and personal usage across a wide swathe of the Middle East on Wednesday after an undersea cable in the Mediterranean was damaged, government officials and Internet service providers said."
|Jan 30, 2008|
|66:|| Datacenter Electricity Consumption|
"An interesting and informative study of datacenter power consumption."
|Feb 24, 2007|
|67:|| Dell Exploding Laptops|
The computer giant has issued the biggest product recall in computer history.
|Aug 15, 2006|
|68:|| Dell's Bid To Trademark "Cloud Computing" Fails|
"Dell cannot register "cloud computing" as a trademark because the term is a generic one describing services offered by many companies, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has said in an initial ruling."
|Aug 18, 2008|
|69:|| Demand Media Files For IPO|
"While the domain name business is not going to garner a very high multiple (see Marchex which trades at about 2X revenue), the content business is on a tear, and Demand shares would surely be in demand in an IPO."
|Aug 7, 2010|
|70:|| Developers Apps Removed From App Store Over Hacking Complaints|
"According to Thomson's e-mail, some of the apps that had jumped into the top-selling app lists contained user comments complaining that their accounts had been hacked to purchase the software."
|July 6, 2010|
|71:|| Digg Relaunches With New Design|
"...you'll see these features as our v1, and August 1 as the first of many iterations on a new Digg.
|July 31, 2012|
|72:|| Digital Data, a 'Ticking Time Bomb'|
"The growing problem of accessing old digital file formats is a "ticking time bomb", the chief executive of the UK National Archives has warned."
|July 4, 2007|
|73:|| E-mail "Spam King" Gets 47 Months Jail|
"...the man known as the spam king for the massive volume of spam he sent out, pleaded guilty to fraud, spamming and tax evasion..."
|July 23, 2008|
|74:|| E.U. Data Protection Regulators To Investigate Rule Violations Over Facebook's Facial Recognition Permissions|
Facebook Inc. will be probed by European Union data-protection regulators over a feature that suggests people's names to tag in pictures without their permission.
|June 8, 2011|
|75:|| EU To Investigate U.S. Online Gambling Crackdown|
"The European Union launched an investigation on Monday into whether U.S. prosecutions of foreign online gambling companies were discriminatory, possibly paving the way for action at the World Trade Organization."
|Mar 11, 2008|
|76:|| EU Wants Response From UK Over Phorm Ad System|
"EU commissioner Viviane Reding has asked the UK government to clarify whether the Phorm system is in breach of European data laws."
|Aug 6, 2008|
|77:|| Eight Years for Data Thief|
"A bulk e-mailer who looted more than a billion records with personal information from a data warehouse has been sentenced to eight years in prison, federal prosecutors said Wednesday."
|Feb 23, 2006|
|78:|| El Nino Foo : Your Favorite Bumper Sticker|
With most of the midwest and east US under the grip of an icey blast - off work or out of school - make a cup of hot chocolate - kick your feet up on the warm power supply and share your fav bumper sticker. Foo - it might not cure cabin fever, but 4 out of 5 webmasters recommend it.
|Jan 18, 2007|
|79:|| Environmental Impact of Google Search|
"In terms of greenhouse gases, one Google search is equivalent to about 0.2 grams of CO2. The current EU standard for tailpipe emissions calls for 140 grams of CO2 per kilometer driven, but most cars don't reach that level yet."
|Jan 12, 2009|
|80:|| Europe Gives The Green Light To Get Tough On Persistent File Sharers|
"Under the revised law, a judge must rule on the issue of whether to disconnect users."
|Oct 23, 2009|