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Web users don't want to be followed

Sep 30, 2009
A survey suggests most Americans don't want advertisers to follow their activity online. The study found this sentiment reached across all ages polled, including young Web users. Alisa Roth reports.
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Africa finally to plug in high-speed lines

Sep 21, 2009
Fewer than 7% of Africans are connected to the Internet, compared to three out of four North Americans. But the imminent arrival of fiber-optic cables to the continent is expected to spark a telecommunications boom. Gretchen Wilson reports.
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Netflix winners are also interested in ...

Sep 21, 2009
Netflix has announced the winners of its contest to increase the accuracy of the algorithm that prompts customers to rent or buy other movies. Host Bob Moon talks with two programmers from the team that won the $1 million prize.
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FCC chief sets 'Net neutrality' plan

Sep 21, 2009
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski has laid out his plan for ensuring consumers' unrestricted access to the Internet, without having their connections slowed down or blocked by service providers. Joel Rose reports.
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FCC wants rules on net neutrality

Sep 21, 2009
The Federal Communications Commission wants new rules to govern Internet traffic that would require net neutrality. But the major telecom firms say it could stand in the way of innovation. Tamara Keith reports.
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Google launches display-ad market

Sep 18, 2009
Thanks to Google, your favorite Web sites might get a lot more ad-heavy. That's because the search giant just launched a new online-ad marketplace. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Web users resist China's latest software

Sep 17, 2009
Chinese Web users are complaining about China's latest Internet filtering software, Green Dam, which has been known to leak and crash computers. Many places required to install the software aren't using it. Scott Tong reports.
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Facebook status update: We're profiting

Sep 16, 2009
For the first time ever, Facebook is making a profit. When did it figure out how to do that? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Facebook managed to make money

Sep 16, 2009
In a blog post yesterday, Facebook announced that it's finally making enough cash to cover its costs. While that doesn't mean it's turning a profit, analysts say it's a good sign if the company wants to go public. Amy Scott reports.
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'Books' would tell Google about you

Sep 10, 2009
A House Committee is looking into the Google Books settlement today. Google has already scanned millions of titles but objections to the deal could throw a wrench into the online library. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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