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OpenStreetMap adds A to B directions

(Phys.org)—The people who run OpenStreetMap.org (the foundation) have announced that A to B directions have been added to the open source web site. While acknowledging that adding directions has been d ...

Feb 19, 2015 report
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Google updates hair-pulling CAPTCHA with tick box

Google's reCAPTCHA is a free anti-abuse service to protect users' websites from spam and abuse. The good news is that the CAPTCHA test can be tossed for many users, replaced with a simple one-box tick saying ...

Dec 04, 2014 weblog
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Georgia Tech researchers develop 'Encore' to monitor Web access

Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool to monitor the accessibility of Web pages around the world that can be installed by adding a single line of code to a web page. The tool, Encore, runs when a user visits a website where the code is installed ...

Jul 02, 2014
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Content kingmaker—quality or webpage position?

In today's Information Age, it's easy get overwhelmed by online content. On YouTube alone, over 100 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute. Showcasing the most interesting content allows providers ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Fury in Russia over new Wi-Fi curbs

A new government decree requiring Russians to provide their passport details when logging on to public Wi-Fi networks had Internet users up in arms on Friday.

Aug 08, 2014
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Web inventor says Internet should be 'human right'

The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the Internet should be recognized as a human right, as a report showed that billions of people still cannot go online and government ...

Dec 11, 2014
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