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Old Japanese maps on Google Earth unveil secrets

(AP) -- When Google Earth added historical maps of Japan to its online collection last year, the search giant didn't expect a backlash. The finely detailed woodblock prints have been around for centuries, ...

dateMay 02, 2009 in Internet
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Google strikes deal to preserve DNA data online

Concerned that the federal government might not keep funding the world's largest free database of genetic data, Google Inc. has forged a deal with a Mountain View, Calif., startup to keep the information online - and free ...

dateOct 27, 2011 in Internet
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Study: We're getting less friendly on Facebook

(AP) -- Whether it's pruning friends lists, removing unwanted comments or restricting access to their profiles, Americans are getting more privacy-savvy on social networks, a new report found.

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Internet
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US judge orders Google to turn over data to FBI

A U.S. judge has ruled that Google Inc. must comply with the FBI's warrantless demands for customer data, rejecting the company's argument that the government's practice of issuing such requests to telecommunication ...

dateJun 01, 2013 in Internet
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US lawmakers to push for online piracy bill

Democratic and Republican members of the US Congress pledged Monday to pass legislation that would give US authorities more tools to crack down on websites engaged in piracy of movies, television shows and music and the ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Internet
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