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Twitter Confirms Top Accounts Hacked in Pro-Turkey Attacks

Several top Twitter accounts, including those of a German football club, a French ministry and BBC North America, were defaced Wednesday by pro-Turkish hackers with a message slamming “Nazi Germany” and “Nazi Holland”. “#NaziGermany. #NaziHolland. This is a small #Ottomanslap...
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A Year of Alphabet: Great for Google, Less So for Moonshots

A Year of Alphabet: Great for Google, Less So for Moonshots

Reorganizing itself under the umbrella company Alphabet has done wonders for Google – but less so for a grab bag of eclectic projects ranging from robotic cars to internet-beaming balloons, which are suffering costly growing pains. A year after Alphabet....
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Taiwan Asks Google to Blur Images Showing New South China Sea Facilities

Taiwan Asks Google to Blur Images Showing New South China Sea Facilities

Taiwan’s defence ministry said on Wednesday it is asking Google to blur satellite images showing what experts say appear to be new military installations on Itu Aba, Taipei’s sole holding in the disputed South China Sea. The revelation of new...
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Google Accelerated Mobile Pages Now Rolling Out to All Supported Search Results

Google in February introduced its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project to reduce load time for mobile webpages. If you’ve noticed some stories with a small ‘lightning’ symbol on it, it means those pages open within a second. Initially, the ...
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AT&T Wants to Make Every Telephone Pole an Ultra-Fast Wireless Hotspot

AT&T Wants to Make Every Telephone Pole an Ultra-Fast Wireless Hotspot

AT&T says it plans to start testing a technology next year that could ultimately blanket the country in ultra-fast wireless Internet – without the need for expensive cell towers. The project, known as AirGig, promises speeds that are many hundreds...
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YouTube Heroes Programme Rewards Users for Moderating the Site

YouTube, being the world’s largest video sharing platform, wants to make sure that its users receive the best possible experience. With over a billion accounts from around the world, it is quite difficult for YouTube to solely moderate its own...
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Internet Now Has 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations: VeriSign

Internet Now Has 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations: VeriSign

Nearly 7.9 million domain name registrations were added to the Internet in the second quarter of 2016 globally – a growth rate of 2.4 percent over the first quarter –¬†global domain and internet service provider VeriSign Inc. said on Wednesday....
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Samsung Quashes Battery Link to Report Galaxy Note 7 Fires in China

Samsung Quashes Battery Link to Report Galaxy Note 7 Fires in China

Samsung Electronics Co. determined that a problem with batteries that triggered a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones wasn’t to blame for devices that burst into flame in China, saying their combustion was likely due to unspecified external...
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Oracle’s Ellison Aims at Amazon With Fresh Cloud Services

Oracle’s Ellison Aims at Amazon With Fresh Cloud Services

Oracle Corp. unveiled new services that help customers take advantage of cloud computing, putting it more directly in competition with Amazon.com. The company announced [email protected], which puts the same hardware and software Oracle uses in its data centers i...
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Google Gets More Time to Counter EU Antitrust Charge on Android

Google Gets More Time to Counter EU Antitrust Charge on Android

Alphabet’s Google has been given an extra three weeks to respond to EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, the European Commission said on Tuesday. The US¬†tech giant had been due...
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