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China web users top 500 million

China's online population -- the largest in the world -- has topped half a billion, the state Xinhua news agency reported Thursday, citing a senior official.

Sep 29, 2011
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Free app protects Facebook accounts from hackers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two University of California, Riverside graduate students and a company run by an alumnus of the school have partnered to develop a free Facebook application that detects spam and malware ...

Jun 21, 2011
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Next-generation Internet addresses tested

A worldwide test was under way on Wednesday of the next generation of Internet addresses designed to replace the dwindling pool of 4.3 billion unique identifiers in the original system.

Jun 08, 2011
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China plugging holes in 'Great Firewall'

China appears to be moving aggressively to plug holes in its "Great Firewall" censorship system, causing frustration for businesses and web users, foreign Internet companies and analysts said.

Mar 22, 2011
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China's online population rises to 450 million

China said Thursday the number of Internet users in what is already the world's largest online market had jumped to 450 million -- more than a third of the country's 1.3-billion-strong population.

Dec 30, 2010
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New report calls for online privacy bill of rights

(AP) -- The Commerce Department is calling for the creation of a "privacy bill of rights" for Internet users to set ground rules for companies that collect consumer data online and use that information for marketing and ...

Dec 16, 2010
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German court orders wireless passwords for all

(AP) -- Germany's top criminal court ruled Wednesday that Internet users need to secure their private wireless connections by password to prevent unauthorized people from using their Web access to illegally download data.

May 12, 2010
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Internet Explorer 9 previewed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft has released the preview version of Internet Explorer 9, which has HTML5 integration, background compiled Javascript, and scalable vector graphics (SVG) capability.

Mar 17, 2010 report
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