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Web crawler takes virtual bite out of cybercrime

Simon Fraser University researcher Richard Frank is helping to take a virtual bite out of cybercrime. His web crawler, designed to track websites that exploit children, will be among the School of Criminology's demonstrations ...

dateMar 04, 2014 in Internet
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A new kind of pub crawl

Web­sites like Face­book, LinkedIn and other social-​​media net­works con­tain mas­sive amounts of valu­able public infor­ma­tion. Auto­mated web tools called web crawlers sift through these sites, pulling out ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Internet
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WOWD, the real-time search engine

( -- The beta version of WOWD, the Internet's newest search engine, was launched last week at the 2009 Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. It aims to differentiate itself from other search engines such as Google ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Internet weblog
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Internet can warn of ecological changes

The Internet could be used as an early warning system for potential ecological disasters, according to researchers from Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University and the University of East Anglia.

dateMar 20, 2009 in Environment
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