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Estonia aiming to be a global e-commerce superpower

The small Baltic country of Estonia hopes digital innovation will turn it into a global superpower in e-commerce by offering foreigners e-residency IDs, and opening the door to doing business online throughout the European ...

Nov 09, 2014
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Facebook answers privacy flap over leftover cookies

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Sunday blog post by self-described hacker, writer and entrepreneur Nik Cubrilovic has set off a firestorm of discussions and accusations that Facebook violates user privacy in the form ...

Sep 27, 2011 report
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Google wants Password123 in Museum of Bad Headaches

(Phys.org)—Should typed passwords ever make their way into the Memory Bin, no tears will be shed in certain quarters at Google. The search giant is taking a serious look at a computing future where users ...

Jan 19, 2013 weblog
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Kickstarter suspends privacy router campaign

Kickstarter has suspended an anonymizing router from its crowdfunding site. By Sunday, the page for "anonabox: A Tor hardware router" carried an extra word "(Suspended)" in parentheses with a banner below ...

Oct 20, 2014 weblog
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Google decides to speed up Google+ for businesses

Google’s new Google+ social networking site has apparently been a grand success thus far; so much so that businesses, despite Google asking them not to, have been signing up in droves. Google has said ...

Jul 15, 2011 weblog
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