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Instagram starts showing ads

Instagram began displaying ads, as Facebook moved to start making money from the smartphone photo sharing service it bought in a billion-dollar deal last year.

Nov 02, 2013
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reCAPTCHA eases up on the human eye

(Phys.org) —Google, assuming you are human and reading this, wants you to know that CAPTCHAs are more readable. There will be easier days ahead than having to put your face against the screen, struggling ...

Oct 28, 2013 report
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YouTube readying paid music service (Update)

Google's video-sharing arm YouTube is preparing to launch a subscription music service to allow consumers to watch videos and listen to music ad-free, industry sources said Friday.

Oct 25, 2013
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Brazil 'wants to question tech giants'

Shocked by evidence of eavesdropping on government communications, Brazilian police intend to ask US permission to question the heads of tech giants, Globo television reported Friday.

Oct 25, 2013
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Researchers quantifies the effectiveness of video ads

Online video is a "killer application" of the Internet, predicted to soon make up 86 percent of consumer traffic on the web, says computer science researcher Ramesh Sitaraman at the University of Massachusetts ...

Oct 24, 2013
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