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Google Screenwise: New Program Pays You To Give Up Privacy & Surf The Web With Chrome

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Google is quietly taking requests from web users who want to get paid to surf the web using the Chrome browser while sharing data with Google. The program is called Screenwise and, though we’re not aware of any official announcement, Google has a signup page at... Please visit Search Engine...
Google Screenwise: New Program Pays You To Give Up Privacy & Surf The Web With Chrome

Fab.com Rolls Out New Mobile Apps With Browse By Color, New “Fab Shops”

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After hitting 2 million members at the end of last month, design shopping startup Fab.com is today rolling out new iOS applications that offer a number of new features and improvements. In addition to an updated layout, search and navigational elements, one of the apps’ biggest new features is the...
Fab.com Rolls Out New Mobile Apps With Browse By Color, New “Fab Shops”
Here’s what our web addiction looks like in 2016

Ofcom outlines new anti-piracy rules

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Draft code details new 'three strikes' policy for illegal downloaders, to come into effect from March 2014Illegal downloaders will start receiving warning letters from internet service providers from 1 March 2014, under a draft code for the government's anti-digital piracy regime drawn up by media regulator Ofcom.Under the draft code,...
Ofcom outlines new anti-piracy rules

Facebook backs cyber-threat bill

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Facebook backs a new cyber-security bill that will give the US government additional ways to get web users' personal data to combat cyber-threats....
Facebook backs cyber-threat bill

Zynga unleashes new social network, partner programme and Farmville 2

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Social games giant reveals Zynga With Friends network, The Ville simulation and a Farmville sequel for its 300m usersThis is it – Zynga, the next generation. At its second annual Zynga Unleashed event, held on Tuesday at its ultra-hip San Francisco office, the company unveiled Zynga With Friends, a social...
Zynga unleashes new social network, partner programme and Farmville 2

Google “still waiting” for Facebook to open its user data: Larry Page

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Google chief executive Larry Page has revealed that the search giant is still waiting for Facebook to get in touch to allow users to share data between the two companies’ services. Google and Facebook have long had a frosty relationship, which was particularly spiked when an adjustment of Google’s terms of...
Google “still waiting” for Facebook to open its user data: Larry Page
ooVoo Rolls Out Video Chat Apps For iPad And Facebook

Link A Video to That Photo: Stipple Opens Its Image Tagging Service to the Public

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Social image site Stipple is relaunching Thursday with new tools and indexing features designed to fix the perpetual problem of image attribution and introduce brand-new sales channels through the use of images alone - for all Web users. Stipple uses what's known as in-image tagging to let certain Stipple participants...
Link A Video to That Photo: Stipple Opens Its Image Tagging Service to the Public

Opera announces revamped Store, Mini Next and Mobile 12 at MWC (video)

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Opera's crying "mobile" and letting slip the dogs of browsing here at MWC 2012 with a slew of announcements to please serious web-users. Opera Mini and Opera Mobile 12 have been released today -- the former designed to run on Java-based feature phones, now includes deeper integration to Facebook...
Opera announces revamped Store, Mini Next and Mobile 12 at MWC (video)

LinkedIn follows Twitter and Facebook with how-to guide for Japanese users

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LinkedIn is following a tried and tested method for increasing user numbers and activity in Japan, after it launched a ‘Navi” site, aka online how-to guide, to demonstrate how the country’s Internet users can benefit from the professional networking site. The website is a fully Japanese service that demonstrates all...
LinkedIn follows Twitter and Facebook with how-to guide for Japanese users

China’s Sina Weibo disables emoticons, quietens microbloggers on Tiananmen Square anniversary

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Today marks 23 years since the bloody end to the Tiananmen Square protests, one of the most controversial events in China’s history. The state does not acknowledge the event so it is of little surprise that, given the focus on censorship, China’s microbloggers find their opinions on the subject quietened. The...
China’s Sina Weibo disables emoticons, quietens microbloggers on Tiananmen Square anniversary

Twitter recognized by Online Trust Alliance

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Early on, the Internet was built on people trusting people. When it was first deployed as the ARPANET, the operating environment was such that the users could just trust the network. Obviously, much has changed, but not our need to trust the Internet — it just takes a lot more...
Twitter recognized by Online Trust Alliance

Bharti Airtel becomes India’s first mobile operator to launch 4G (but initially dongle-only)

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India’s 4G mobile broadband revolution has begun after Bharti Airtel became the first operator to introduce 4G services, as its unveiled its next-generation network in Kolkotta today. Due to the low number of compatible handsets, Airtel’s network is for initially for dongles and available in Kolkotta only, as CEO Sanjay Kapoor...
Bharti Airtel becomes India’s first mobile operator to launch 4G (but initially dongle-only)

Think Skype is big? Go see how many people are using Tencent’s QQ right now

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The chances are that, if you live outside of China, you may heard of Tencent, but what about QQ, its instant messaging (IM) product? I chance that you’re far less familiar with the service. Well you shouldn’t be, it’s used by millions (nay, hundreds of millions) of Chinese Internet users and...
Think Skype is big? Go see how many people are using Tencent’s QQ right now

Anti-SOPA, PIPA lawmakers want Internet Bill of Rights

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Sen Ron Wyden and Rep. Darrell Issa said today that they want a Bill of Rights to protect Web users against censorship and those that would limit their online freedoms. [Read more]...
Anti-SOPA, PIPA lawmakers want Internet Bill of Rights

Google continues its focus on Indonesia with the launch of a local Chrome Web store

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Google is continuing its efforts to ramp up its services in Indonesia with the introduction of a local Chrome Web store to the country featuring creations from local developers, according to a report from Daily Social. So far this year, the company has dedicated significant effort to increasing its services...
Google continues its focus on Indonesia with the launch of a local Chrome Web store

Internet Trends report finds online growth driven by China and India, users increasingly mobile

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You probably don't need a 112 slide PowerPoint presentation from Mary Meeker and the venture capital firm KPCB to tell you this, but the Internet, she's getting bigger. Every year more and more people sign on and, not surprisingly, many of the 663 million netizens added over the last...
Internet Trends report finds online growth driven by China and India, users increasingly mobile

Meet The Next 10 Startups To Join NYC-Based Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

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The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is back, with 10 new startups just announced as part of its Summer 2012 class. From political fundraising to group travel to social business referrals, the incubator has a wide range of startups going through its latest three-month program. Like other incubators, the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator...
Meet The Next 10 Startups To Join NYC-Based Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

Korea’s Enswers aims to revolutionize online video with this innovative matching service

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When YouTube hit the internet in 2005, it changed the way we view videos online. Suddenly Web users could search for almost anything and watch related videos instantly. Now viewing video has become an everyday activity and users all over the world spend billions of hours watching online video. I...
Korea’s Enswers aims to revolutionize online video with this innovative matching service

Indonesia blocks more than 1 million porn sites ahead of Ramadan

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The Indonesian government has clamped down on Internet pornography by blocking access to more than one million websites ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. The Times of India reports that government minister Tifatul Sembiring revealed that seven figures worth of websites are now blocked from Indonesian Web users, but...
Indonesia blocks more than 1 million porn sites ahead of Ramadan
Facebook Vows to Speed Web With Tech From ... Google
Google launches 'Seaview' site to provide Street View-like look at the Great Barrier Reef

PowerInbox Now Makes LinkedIn Emails Interactive, Adds Email Widgets & More

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PowerInbox, the email platform that’s been on a tear lately in terms of its releases, is rolling out yet another update today bringing a number of new features, including the addition of the most requested in-email app, LinkedIn. The platform already supports email “apps” like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and...
PowerInbox Now Makes LinkedIn Emails Interactive, Adds Email Widgets & More

What Web Users Need to Know About SPDY

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Slowly but surely, SPDY ("speedy") is becoming more widely used. The Google-backed protocol, a modification to HTTP, is designed to help reduce latency and bolster security. Even if you don't manage a Web server yourself, you should know about SPDY and what it offers to you - and the...
What Web Users Need to Know About SPDY

Yahoo to roll out Do Not Track solution by summer

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Yahoo is to implement Do Not Track headers into its range of online services, as the issue of advertising tracking remains a prominent issue for Web users....
Yahoo to roll out Do Not Track solution by summer

Facebook’s Mobile Ads Are Working. Clicked 13X More, Earn 11X More Money Each Than Its Desktop Ads

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How will Facebook monetize mobile? Its organic-seeming Sponsored Stories ad format may be the answer. Mobile Sponsored Stories are getting over thirteen times the click-through rates on mobile compared to all of Facebook’s desktop ads, and almost two times the CTR of Sponsored Stories on the web in the two...
Facebook’s Mobile Ads Are Working. Clicked 13X More, Earn 11X More Money Each Than Its Desktop Ads

China’s Great Firewall blocks its first top-level domain, as co.jp sites go down for 30 hours

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China’s censorship regime — known colloquially as the Great Firewall (GFW) — is arguably the most famous of its kind. It rebuffs a range of popular Western sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and more, is often tuned to block very specific terms — or keywords during specific occasions, such as...
China’s Great Firewall blocks its first top-level domain, as co.jp sites go down for 30 hours

YC Demo Day Session 1: PlanGrid, Medigram, Zillabyte, HireArt, Flutter, Givespark, Popset, SendHub, Screenleap, Coderwall, LVL6

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We’re here live at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, where top early-stage fund Y Combinator is kicking off its biggest demo day yet — 66 companies are in this Winter 2012 class, and all of them are presenting. Almost all of them are in the process of...
YC Demo Day Session 1: PlanGrid, Medigram, Zillabyte, HireArt, Flutter, Givespark, Popset, SendHub, Screenleap, Coderwall, LVL6

Expanding the Internet domain space

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In 2016, it’s estimated that almost half of the world’s population will be online, yet nearly 50 percent of the websites we visit are found in the .com top-level domain (TLD), which was among the first TLDs created in 1984. Despite the great opportunities the web has enabled for people...
Expanding the Internet domain space
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