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  • Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'

    Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'
    Apparently unfazed by the current congressional proposal to undo its earlier airline passenger protection rules, the Department of Transportation proposed a set of new, additional consumer protections. The most important deals with fees: DoT proposes that...
  • Ant colonies: Powerful search engines that benefit from experience

    Ant colonies: Powerful search engines that benefit from experience
    Alone, an ant’s wandering search for food may not seem particularly shrewd. But together, the critters'¬†foraging strategies are a powerful search engine that could put those Google web crawlers to shame.¬† The findings, described in the Proceedings...
  • 'Six strikes' program shows promise, with caveats

    'Six strikes' program shows promise, with caveats
    A little more than a year ago, the major music and movie companies got a version of the anti-piracy tool they'd long coveted: a system that automatically warned broadband subscribers when their accounts had been used for unauthorized file-sharing. Judging...
  • If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?

    If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?
    Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...
  • Google Moves To Comply With EU's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Ruling

    Google has taken the first steps to meet a European ruling that citizens can have objectionable links removed from Internet search results, a ruling that pleased privacy campaigners but raised fears that the right can be abused to hide negative...
  • But ... we've got Google

    But ... we've got Google
    Doorstop, makeshift weight, a decent step stool or an ironic dress: Phone books have many uses these days, but their intended purpose isn't always one of them. 1.2 million phone books have already been distributed this year to Chicago doorsteps. And Dex...
  • Cannes: Search Engine Gets Investment Fuel

    Canadian distributor Search Engine Films has received a seven-figure investment from Abbolita Films, aimed at expanding Search Engine's distribution operations. Search Engine, founded last year by president John Bain, plans to be actively buying at...
  • Europe's highest court strikes a blow not for privacy but for censoring history

     Europe's highest court strikes a blow not for privacy but for censoring history
    Judges on Europe's highest court may have thought they were striking a blow for individual privacy when they ruled Tuesday that search engines could be ordered to stop linking to sensitive or older information about people online, even if it had been...
  • Orlando digital marketing firm acquired by Iowa's EdgeCore

    Orlando digital marketing firm acquired by Iowa's EdgeCore
    Orlando-based digital marketing firm .Com Marketing has been acquired by Cedar Falls, Iowa-based direct marketing agency EdgeCore. Despite the new ownership, .Com Marketing will be staying in Orlando and won’t change its name, a spokeswoman for...
  • Willie Brown joins billionaire Adelson's team fighting online poker

    Former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown said Thursday he is joining a coalition funded by billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson that is fighting proposals to legalize Internet gambling in California. Brown previously was working in favor of Internet poker...
  • AMC Previews 'Halt and Catch Fire' TV Series on Yahoo's Tumblr

    AMC Networks is streaming the first episode of drama "Halt and Catch Fire," about the dawn of the PC industry, in a two-week full-episode sampling promo on Yahoo's Tumblr blogsite. The cabler touts it as the first-ever TV series premiere on Tumblr, and...