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Scientists say search terms entered into search engines like Google Trends might allow them to make predictions about things like the stock markets. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Will The Internet Listen To Your Private Conversations?

Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.

07/29/2015

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Reddit CEO Updates Anti-Troll Rules To Discourage Harassment

Reddit CEO announced new policies designed to cut down on what many see as offensive posts.

07/17/2015

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FBI: Wave Outage Not Part Of ‘Coordinated Attack’; Vandalism Localized to Bay Area

Wave Broadband customers in the Sacramento and Rocklin areas are experiencing an outage in what Wave is calling a deliberate act.

06/30/2015

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Report: Google Degrades Search Results To Favor Its Clients

Expert warns Google has been short-circuiting its own search results to promote sites and customers who pay the search engine.

06/29/2015

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Netflix Expanding Streaming Service To Cubans

Netflix is launching its movie and TV show streaming service in Cuba as Internet access in the country improves and credit and debit cards become more widely available.

02/09/2015

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North Korea Experiencing Severe Internet Outages

North Korea is experiencing widespread Internet outages. One expert says the country’s online access is “totally down.”

12/22/2014

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US To Propose Pay-for-Priority Internet Standards

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes.

04/24/2014

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Report: California Businesses Targeted By Cyber Criminals

Attorney General Harris says state is a tempting target because of California’s wealth.

03/20/2014

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FCC Won’t Appeal Net Neutrality Ruling

The Federal Communications Commission says it won’t appeal a court decision that struck down rules it designed to ensure that the transmission of all Internet content be treated equally. The agency says it will fashion new rules.

02/19/2014

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UC Davis Professor: ‘Important Implications’ Come With Net Neutrality Decision

There could be big changes coming to the Internet, making it much harder to browse your favorite websites. A federal court’s ruling struck down what’s known as net neutrality.

01/22/2014

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Netflix Stock Price Falls As Investors Ponder Net Neutrality Ruling

Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?

01/15/2014

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