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Google sees success with balloon, airplane Internet

Google's ambitious efforts to bring balloon and aircraft-borne connectivity to underserved areas of the globe are pushing past some key milestones, and the company expects a public launch in a few years.

Twitter investigates ISIS threats against Dorsey, Costolo and employees

Twitter is working with law enforcement to investigate threats made against its executives and employees.

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Zuckerberg tracks early success with

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday congratulated three Internet service providers for their success with early initiatives in six countries where much of the population has never been online.

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White House privacy proposal aims to give consumers control over data

U.S. businesses that collect personal data would be required to describe their privacy and security practices and give consumers control over their personal information under a proposed privacy bill of rights released Friday by the...

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Google proposes sci-fi design for movable new headquarters

Google on Friday released the plans for what it hopes will be its new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

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Google exec fuels talk that Google+ may be split up

Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of products for Google, has kicked up speculation about the future of the company's social network, Google+.

Google reverses decision to limit adult content on Blogger

Google will continue to permit sexually explicit content to be publicly shared on Blogger, reversing a policy change it announced earlier this week.

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Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Google is testing a search feature that enables users to conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results.

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Yahoo gains U.S. search share on the back of Firefox

New measurements show that Yahoo continued to improve its share of the U.S. search market after striking a deal last year with Firefox maker Mozilla.

Google shares code to help servers digest HTTP/2

Google has released as open source a framework for HTTP/2, the newly updated standard for transmitting Web pages and Web applications over the Internet.

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How enterprises can use artificial intelligence

Enterprise IT shops are finding that artificial intelligence isn't just for robotics anymore. Science fiction may portray A.I. technologies as the brains running robots trying to take over the human race, but the technology today is...

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Zuckerberg to hold public Facebook Q&A in Barcelona

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to reveal more of the company's plans to bring underserved parts of the world online when he holds Facebook's fourth public Q&A next week in Barcelona.

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Google designing new Mountain View headquarters

Google will submit plans this week to build a new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.


Facebook fixed 61 high-severity flaws in'14 through its bug bounty program

Facebook confirmed and fixed 61 high-severity vulnerabilities last year after the flaws were reported via its bug bounty program.

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The FCC’s Orwellian Internet policy

Concise statutory statements are no match for the FCC’s linguistic gymnastics.

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FCC net-neutrality vote is GO, as GOP gives up (but beware friendly-fire)

Things are looking up for FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's net-neutrality proposal. Democracy FTW! But there may be a last-minute, dramatic insect in the topical medicine...

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How IBM analyzes Twitter for enterprise devs

IBM is creating new ways to derive potentially valuable information from the massive, sprawling data set known as Twitter.

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Republican lawmakers investigate White House net neutrality push

Congressional Republicans are demanding to know how much the White House influenced the Federal Communications Commission while the agency crafted net neutrality rules.

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