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Instagram to share data with Facebook

Smartphone photo sharing service Instagram on Monday refined its privacy policy to clear the way for sharing data with Facebook, which bought the company earlier this year.

Dec 17, 2012
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Same laws must apply to bloggers, tweeters: Leveson

The man who led the inquiry into Britain's phone-hacking scandal has warned that bloggers and tweeters should be subject to the same laws as traditional media outlets to prevent a decline in standards of ...

Dec 13, 2012
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Twitter adds Instagram-style photo features

Twitter on Monday added Instagram-style smartphone photo sharing features after the Facebook-owned service made it impossible for Internet users to integrate its images into tweets.

Dec 11, 2012
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Google hits back against German copyright law

Google launched an Internet campaign in Germany on Tuesday aiming to drum up public support against a proposed law that would force the search engine to pay publishers for content offered on the site.

Nov 27, 2012
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Web access battles brew before UN conference

(AP)—An upcoming U.N. gathering about Internet oversight is raising alarms from a broad coalition of critics, including the U.S., tech giants such as Google and rights groups, concerned that changes could ...

Nov 26, 2012
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'Do Not Track' privacy effort at crossroads

A movement by privacy activists to curb tracking of Internet users' browsing habits scored a major victory last month when Microsoft launched its new browser with "do not track" as the default, or automatic ...

Nov 17, 2012
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UK telecoms regulator studies possibility of 5G

(Phys.org)—Minding the need for more and more mobile spectrum in a post-4G environment, Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator, announced on Friday that it is preparing to support the release of spectrum for ...

Nov 16, 2012 report
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Britain gets first 4G mobile services

Britain's first super-fast 4G mobile Internet service was launched in 11 cities on Tuesday, allowing the kingdom to catch up with the global roll-out.

Oct 31, 2012
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