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|161:|| Microsoft Encarta Dies After Long Battle With Wikipedia|
"The Encarta software will be removed from stores by June, Microsoft said, and the affiliated worldwide Web sites will be closed by the end of October. (The Japanese site will continue until the end of December.)"
|Mar 31, 2009|
|162:|| Tim Berners-Lee warns against third-party internet snooping||Mar 12, 2009|
|163:|| 1 Billion Internet Users Online||Jan 27, 2009|
|164:|| Wikipedia Editing Changes Called "Unworkable" by Critics||Jan 26, 2009|
|165:|| How To Tidy Computer Power Lead Spaghetti||Jan 18, 2009|
|166:|| 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|
|167:|| The Happy New Year Thread for 2009||Jan 1, 2009|
|168:|| Happy Holidays!||Dec 25, 2008|
|169:|| 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|
|170:|| Facebook Being Used To Trace And Serve Legal Documents|
"Usually this is done by way of personal service or the mailing of the judgement to the defendant's home. However, service can be difficult where the defendant is not easily located."
|Dec 16, 2008|
|171:|| Restraining Order Placed on Some Fake 'Scareware' Sellers|
"Every scan found a host of security problems and urged visitors to buy software to fix them. Typically the scans found evidence of viruses, spyware..."
|Dec 15, 2008|
|172:|| Business Failure 101 In Easy Steps|
"...if you actually want to make a business fail, here are some tips and tricks from things I've witnessed over the years. Now, any one of these things might not be enough to make your business fail, so try different combinations out. Usually, if you combine two or three of these things together, you can successfully tank even the hardiest of enterprises."
|Dec 6, 2008|
|173:|| October U.S. Search Share Shows Google Up|
"The total number of searches decreased 2 percent to 7.78 billion for the U.S., Nielsen said. Google's searches increased 8.1 percent to 4.76 billion for the month, giving the company a 61.2 percent share of the market."
|Nov 26, 2008|
|174:|| Spam Numbers Up - at Hormel|
NYTimes: "The factory in Austin, Minn., has been operating two shifts a day seven days a week producing the canned lunch meat... the long hours are likely to continue indefinitely."
|Nov 16, 2008|
|175:|| Spam Drops Worldwide after California Host Firm Loses Access|
Spamcop reports 75% drop in spam after a California-based web hosting firm, McColo Corp., loses its Internet access.
|Nov 13, 2008|
|176:|| FCC Clears Plan For White Space Use|
"In the coming days, the FCC will issue a report outlining the rules and requirements for this spectrum."
|Nov 5, 2008|
|177:|| FCC to vote on "White Space" for free wireless broadband|
"On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on a measure that would make white space available for wireless broadband."
|Nov 4, 2008|
|178:|| 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|
|179:|| Microsoft, Yahoo In Alliance To Combat Lottery Scams|
"Microsoft and Yahoo have formed a group with two other partners to give law enforcement a hand in stopping bogus lottery scams and educating Internet surfers."
|Oct 28, 2008|
|180:|| Kentucky Seeks to Block Online Gambling, For Good|
"The state of Kentucky's attempt to block resident's access to 141 online gambling sites has proceeded to the next level,..."
|Oct 17, 2008|
|181:|| Online Predator Bill Becomes Law|
"KIDS Act of 2008"
|Oct 15, 2008|
|182:|| Spam Botnet Ring Shut Down By F.T.C|
"This is pretty major. At one point these guys delivered up to one-third of all spam,"
|Oct 15, 2008|
|183:|| Microsoft, Washington State Sue Scareware Purveyors|
"Microsoft Corp. and the state of Washington this week filed lawsuits against a slew of "scareware" purveyors, scam artists who use fake security alerts to frighten consumers into paying for worthless computer security software."
|Sept 30, 2008|
|184:|| 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|
|185:|| Google Now in The World's Top Ten Brands||Sept 19, 2008|
|186:|| Celeb Name Searches May Carry Unwanted Payload|
"Looking for information about Brad Pitt or Beyonce on the Web?"
|Sept 17, 2008|
|187:|| UK Government Replies to E.U. over Phorm Ad System|
"In response to EU questions about its legality, it said that it was happy Phorm conformed to EU data laws."
|Sept 16, 2008|
|188:|| World Association of Newspapers Opposes Yahoo-Google Ad Deal|
"In our view, the proposed advertising deal between Google and Yahoo would seriously weaken that competition, resulting in less revenues and higher prices for our members."
|Sept 15, 2008|
|189:|| CAPTCHA Solving as an Industry|
CAPTCHA solving is a cottage industry, and it seems that consolidation is occurring to produce bigger players.
|Sept 8, 2008|
|190:|| 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|
|191:|| 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|
|192:|| 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|
|193:|| NLPC Exposes Alleged Home of Top Google Executive|
"In a move to highlight security concerns over Google Street View and Google Earth, the NLPC (National Legal and Policy Center) wanted to show just how much information is available."
|Aug 4, 2008|
|194:|| FCC Upholds Complaint Against Comcast|
"U.S. communications regulators voted on Friday to order Comcast Corp to end some of the tactics it uses to manage its broadband network after concluding that they unreasonably restrict Internet users who share movies and other material."
|Aug 1, 2008|
|195:|| Ribbit Bought For $105 Million By UK's BT|
"Ribbit provides what it terms 'an open platform', not to be confused with an open-source platform, to developers, who can create internet-telephony applications and services around this."
|July 29, 2008|
|196:|| 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|
|197:|| 30 Months Jail And $180,000 Fine For NY Spammer||July 16, 2008|
|198:|| 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|
|199:|| Yahoo and News Corp Deal "Unlikely"|
"News Corp's Rupert Murdoch said it was "very unlikely" his company would be involved in any Yahoo Inc. transaction and said Yahoo and Microsoft would not end up with any deal."
|July 11, 2008|
|200:|| U.S.FCC Aims to Punish Comcast Over Net Neutrality||July 11, 2008|