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Sex.com domain name on sale

The world's "most valuable" Internet domain name, sex.com, went up for grabs on Thursday having fetched 12 million dollars in 2006, a German firm handling the sale said Thursday.

dateJul 01, 2010 in Internet
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Hackers protest BART decision to block cellphones

(AP) -- Hackers broke into a website for San Francisco's mass transit system Sunday and posted contact information for more than 2,000 customers, the latest showdown between anarchists angry at perceived ...

dateAug 15, 2011 in Internet
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A wild online ride hits the digital piracy wall

On his way up, he fooled them all: judges, journalists, investors and companies. Then the man who renamed himself Kim Dotcom finally did it. With an outsized ego and an eye for get-rich schemes, he parlayed ...

dateFeb 25, 2012 in Internet
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Google develops algorithm to stem talent loss

Google, concerned by the recent departures of several top executives, has developed an algorithm to try to identify which employees are likely to quit, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

dateMay 19, 2009 in Internet
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Japan developing cyber weapon: report

Japan has been developing a virus that could track down the source of a cyber attack and neutralise its programme, the daily Yomiuri Shimbun reported Sunday.

dateJan 01, 2012 in Internet
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Review: Scrutinizing your presence on Facebook

(AP) -- Here's one way to sum up 2011: I added 71 people as Facebook friends, shared 26 links and commented on 98 of my friends' status updates. I was tagged in 33 photos and added 18 of my own to the site.

dateDec 28, 2011 in Internet
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Spot a bot to stop a botnet

Computer scientists in India have developed a two-pronged algorithm that can detect the presence of a botnet on a computer network and block its malicious activities before it causes too much harm. The team ...

dateMay 01, 2012 in Internet
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