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Tweets about Ferguson, Mo., shooting show Twitter's quick grip on the news

Is social media in general and Twitter in particular speeding up the news cycle?
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How can the Internet have too many routes, but not enough addresses?

The depletion of Internet addresses would seem to spell relief for aged routers that are struggling to deal with the Internet's growth, but the complicated interplay between those trends might cause even more problems.

Twitter to remove images of deceased upon request

Twitter said late Tuesday it will remove images and videos of deceased people upon the request of family members, but it put conditions on the policy.

YouTube music might be a win for other Google services

A tricked-out version of YouTube offering exclusive content might prove lucrative bait for Google to lure some of its users deeper into its digital video and music services.

Watch out Spotify; Google's building YouTube 'Music Key'

Google is reportedly eying the creation of a YouTube music subscription service to take on the likes of Spotify and Pandora.

Google acquires Jetpac to boost image recognition know-how

Google has acquired Jetpac, known for image recognition and processing.

FCC extends net neutrality comment period to Sept. 15

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has extended a deadline for comments on its proposed net neutrality rules to Sept. 15, giving members of the public more time to weigh in on how the government should regulate Web traffic.

Microsoft: Give IE another chance

In a wide-ranging "Ask Me Anything" chat on Reddit, developers and program managers from the Microsoft Internet Explorer team urged users to give the browser another chance.

Liberty Reserve official pleads guilty to money laundering

An official with Liberty Reserve, a popular digital currency service that was based in Costa Rica, has pleaded guilty to money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.

Samsung buys SmartThings in ambitious push to connect your home

Samsung has agreed to buy SmartThings, a two-year-old startup that makes software to connect household objects and let them be controlled from afar via smartphone.

Internet In Depth

Rethinking communications regulation

Federal legislation on communications policy predates all the changes brought about by the Internet. It's time to address Internet regulation directly.

Your business has gone mobile -- now what?

So you've said yes to the use of personal tech. How do you make it work for and in your business?

The trouble with trolls (and how to beat them)

A vulnerable person. A sociopath or two on social media tormenting that person without consequence. That's trolling in a nutshell. Mike Elgan explains what you can do about it.

Neura's novel approach: Baking intelligence into connected devices

A well-known problem in the Internet of Things is that many connected devices operate in silos. Your Fitbit doesn't communicate with your Nest thermostat, for example.

How to Craft a Social Media Policy

Crafting a social media policy for the workplace is as much about protecting your employees as it is about limiting your business' exposure to unwanted criticism or legal issues.

Pinpoint users' locations via JavaScript and the Web's Geolocation API

Want to offer extra functionality to your users based on where they are? Here's how.

Evan Schuman: Barnes & Noble plays into Amazon's hands

Same-day delivery is a boon for the online leader, but it will only help doom B&N.

Google, Facebook go beyond social, beyond identity

In order to understand the strange but spectacularly profitable world of Google and Facebook today, it's important to start in the fall of 2010.

How to Generate Leads From 4 Top Social Networks

Most users turn to social media sites for entertainment and information, but for digital marketers social engagements represent a dynamic way to generate leads. Fostering leads, or potential customers, in social media is not as clear-cut or obvious as email, TV or print marketing, but there is enough history and background now to follow and replicate what is already working.

How AWS Helped Scale App for World Cup Social Media Hub

Running a social media hub for any large event poses a challenge, but perhaps none quite so daunting as running the FIFA Social Hub, the official social platform of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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