News tagged with web service

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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Twitter briefly blocked by hackers

(AP) -- Hackers briefly blocked access to the popular Internet messaging service Twitter, steering traffic to another Web site where a group reportedly calling itself the "Iranian Cyber Army" claimed responsibility.

dateDec 18, 2009 in Internet
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Bing app for iPhones hits App Store

Microsoft announced that a Bing application tailored for Apple's beloved iPhones has hit the virtual shelves of its longtime rival's online App Store.

dateDec 16, 2009 in Software
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Google says Murdoch stories can be taken off

Google said on Tuesday, in response to threats by Rupert Murdoch to ban the search engine from listing content from his news empire, that any company could ask to have stories taken off. ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Internet
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PayPal courts outside developers

PayPal has opened its software platform to outside developers in a move designed to unleash a flood of creative uses for the online financial transaction service.

dateNov 04, 2009 in Internet
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Web site help for students applying to college

Two of my best friends are named Pete. We went to the same high school and the same university, Cal State Fullerton, which has been described as "the Harvard of north Orange County" -- by me, at least.

dateNov 03, 2009 in Internet
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Yahoo! shuts down GeoCities

Yahoo! on Monday closed GeoCities, a free Web hosting service that it purchased for over three billion dollars at the height of the dot-com boom.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Internet
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'Triple Space' offers web for web services

(PhysOrg.com) -- What the World Wide Web is to humans, the Triple Space could become for machines, say European researchers who have helped lay the foundations for this innovative integration of web services, semantic web ...

dateSep 23, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Yahoo! vows to fight Microsoft on new front

Yahoo! on Monday vowed to fight Microsoft on a new frontier, saying that having the software giant power its online searches won't stop it from battling for the devotion of Web surfers.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Internet
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Iraq to impose controls on Internet

(AP) -- The Iraqi government has decided to crack down on Internet service providers and ban sites that incite violence or carry pornography, officials said Tuesday, a move that has been strongly criticized ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Internet
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