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A new era for domain name endings

Oct 1, 2009
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which is responsible for assigning domain names, will make more endings available beyond just dot-com, dot-net, and dot-biz. That has some U.S. companies reeling. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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GM dealers satisfied with eBay trial

Sep 30, 2009
General Motors began an experiment in July that had ealers posting new cars for sale on eBay. The project ends today, and although cars didn't fly off the lot as a result, the move piqued plenty of interest. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Auto, Internet

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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