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Google retools Internet search engine

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers. The overhaul came as […]

09/26/2013

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LA students breach school iPads’ security

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took just a week for nearly 300 students who got iPads from their Los Angeles high school to figure out how to alter the security settings so they could surf […]

09/25/2013

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web. (AP Photo)

20th anniversary of open World Wide Web

Twenty years ago, on April 30, 1993, CERN set the World Wide Web free. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the research institute relaunched the first webpage, which initially experienced connectivity issues due to high demand.

04/30/2013

Photo-sharing app Instagram expands to the Web

NEW YORK (AP) – Instagram, the photo-sharing app that was created for mobile phones, is expanding to the Web. The service, which is owned by Facebook Inc., said in a blog post Monday that it […]

11/05/2012

US banks hit by more than a week of cyberattacks

LONDON (AP) – U.S. banks have been buffeted by more than week of powerful cyberattacks whose perpetrators remain unknown. A series of American financial institutions have experienced disruptions after their sites were overwhelmed by unusually […]

09/28/2012

Google agrees to record $22.5M fine on privacy

(AP) – Google is paying a record $22.5 million fine to settle allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of Web surfers who use Apple’s Safari browser. The penalty announced Thursday […]

08/09/2012

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