Battle of the Internet browsers

Mar 21, 2011
While Microsoft is using its new Internet Explorer 9 browser to encourage users to switch to Windows 7, Mozilla's new version of Firefox will still be compatible with the older Windows XP.
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Facebook looks to reach beyond social media

Mar 18, 2011
Facebook is reaching into areas of entertainment and e-commerce. But can it get its users to switch over and follow?
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Twitter turns five

Mar 15, 2011
The social media network famous for 140-character missives celebrates birthday number five today. In just half a decade, Twitter has become a favorite of presidents, celebrities and revolutions.
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Does the Internet have an off switch?

Mar 9, 2011
Nah. At least not completely. Well, that is -- it's complicated. Recent legislation in Congress combined with recent events in the Middle East have people wondering who controls the Internet in this country and who can shut it down.
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Facebook renting movies

Mar 8, 2011
Now members of Facebook can rent movies and pay for them with Facebook credits. The first flick: Warner Bros.' "The Dark Knight."
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet

Freakonomics: The etiquette of 'following' on Twitter

Mar 8, 2011
To follow or not to follow? It may not be such a simple choice on the social media site.
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"New" Newsweek hits the stand

Mar 7, 2011
The iconic weekly magazine is now in the hands of a "new media" company. Rick Edmonds, media business analyst at the Poynter Institute, explains what today's relaunch says about the magazine industry.
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Facebook app developers may get access to personal phone numbers

Mar 5, 2011
Marketplace Tech Report host John Moe talks about Facebook's new policy that allows its app developers to obtain phone and address information if users choose to opt in.
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Bing takes second place in Internet search traffic

Mar 3, 2011
Bing has overtaken Yahoo with the second largest amount of search traffic in the world. But Google is still far in the lead.
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