News tagged with world wide web

Alibaba mega IPO caps founder Jack Ma success tale

When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e-commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies. That bold ambition from a time when China was ...

Sep 19, 2014
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Scots' inventions are fuel for independence debate

What has Scotland ever done for us? Plenty, it turns out. The land that gave the world haggis and tartan has produced so much more, from golf and television to Dolly the Sheep and "Grand Theft Auto."

Sep 17, 2014
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Europe can't enforce the right to be forgotten

In a digitally connected world, it is becoming almost impossible to remove your digital footprint. The fact that the European Court of Justice has ruled that internet search providers such as Google have to remove ...

May 15, 2014
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How to fix the Internet's plumbing problem

(Phys.org) —Twenty-five years ago, an engineer at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva Switzerland, had an idea that would change the world. Tim Berners Lee sent a memo to his ...

Apr 25, 2014
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