News tagged with web service

FBI access to e-mail, Web data raises privacy fear

(AP) -- Invasion of privacy in the Internet age. Expanding the reach of law enforcement to snoop on e-mail traffic or on Web surfing. Those are among the criticisms being aimed at the FBI as it tries to update ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in Internet
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World Cup coverage expands on the Web, cell phones

(AP) -- With games airing live on cell phones and computers, the World Cup will get more online coverage than any major sporting event yet. Watching highlights the next day on TV or YouTube will suddenly ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Telecom
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Some blocked websites now accessible in China

(AP) -- Some websites, including ones with pornography, that were previously blocked by China's Internet censors were accessible inside the country Friday, though reasons for the change were unclear.

dateJun 04, 2010 in Internet
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Microsoft upgrade aims to make Hotmail cool again

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is trying to make Hotmail cool again. The free Web mail service soon will be switching to a new approach that Microsoft hopes will give Hotmail an edge over rival offerings from Yahoo Inc. and Google ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Internet
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How an unfixed Net glitch could strand you offline

(AP) -- In 1998, a hacker told Congress that he could bring down the Internet in 30 minutes by exploiting a certain flaw that sometimes caused online outages by misdirecting data. In 2003, the Bush administration concluded ...

dateMay 09, 2010 in Internet
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Google complaint highlights China-based hacking

(AP) -- Google's accusation that its e-mail accounts were hacked from China landed like a bombshell because it cast light on a problem that few companies will discuss: the pervasive threat from China-based cyberattacks.

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Internet
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Belarus to toughen control over Internet

(AP) -- Belarus' authoritarian leader is promising to toughen regulation of the Internet and its users in an apparent effort to exert control over the last fully free medium in the former Soviet state.

dateDec 30, 2009 in Internet
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