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Freedom of Speech Advocates Torch China, IOC Over Web Censorship

If the Chinese government isn't careful, its forthcoming Beijing Olympics could rival the 1936 and 1968 Summer Games for infamy and a message that ultimately backfires on the host country. That warning comes from human rights groups and Internet free speech advocacy organizations following news this...

Adobe Flips Switch on Lightroom 2

The promise of digital photography is that it can help any amateur develop into a backyard Ansel Adams, given the right camera, software and dedication. Imaging software company Adobe Systems has known this since 1990, when it rolled out version 1.0 of its trailblazing Photoshop software; it has fol...

Renegade Sysadmin Gives Up Secret Passwords to SF Mayor

Usually, it's a mayor who hands out the key to his or her city to residents deserving special recognition. In San Francisco's case, it was Mayor Gavin Newsom who took back the key to his city's computer network from the man who held it hostage for more than a week. The only positive recognition syst...

Facebook Repaints Wall in New Design

Facebook's new look is all about the Wall, the blank space on a profile page that the social network's users can fill in with stories, photos, links and the ever-popular Status Updates. In turn, Facebook executives hope a less-cluttered Web site will eventually fill in their bank accounts with more ...

Free Laptop-Tracking System Hits the Streets

Adeona may have been the goddess of safe returns, but if a group of computer science professors and graduate students get their wish, they'll be viewed as the patron saints of secure laptop computer data, thanks to their new open source software service named after the Roman deity. Also, for those w...

Yahoo Recruits Dev Army With Open Search Move

Its stock price is in free fall and it still faces a potential takeover led by rogue investor Carl Icahn. However, Yahoo can still fire shots across the digital bows of Google and Microsoft; it is inviting third-party developers to use its search technology so they can build their own search engines...

Google Invites Avatar Banter in Lively Chat Rooms

If you already thought it was a Google world and we're all just living in it -- well, now you can with the introduction of Lively, Google's free 3-D virtual world application that brings game-like qualities to the concept of Internet chat. "The Lively team wants to help people experience another dim...

Google Toughens Gmail Security With Remote Logout

If you use Google's Gmail and like to access your account from several locations -- work, office, your smartphone, Internet cafes, etc. -- you can now remotely check the status of that account from all your log-in locations. Google announced a new remote signout and monitoring feature designed to en...

Study: 40 Percent of Web Surfers Using Leaky, Vintage Browsers

If the food industry ran its business like the Internet browsing software industry, then consumers would be hurling lawsuits like bad tomatoes at the companies that give us Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. The comparison is existent in a wide-ranging new study showing that approximately 40 per...

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Motion-Based Gaming on Phones: The Ticket to Public Humiliation

I am an unrepentant gaming enthusiast, and there are lengths I will go for my hobby that might puzzle normal people with normal lives. I'll stand in the rain outside a Best Buy for a Nintendo Wii on launch day; I'll surf the Web at all hours for the latest gaming reviews or demos; I'll scream creati...

ICANN Approves Dot-KitchenSink Internet Address Policy

The universe of Internet domains will soon experience a Big Bang, thanks to Thursday's vote by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers approving a new system for handing out Web addresses. Corporations and other public and private entities will no longer be limited to Web extensions ...

Sony Gives PS3 a Shot of Adrenaline: Movies and a Twirling Globe

Sony's Blu-ray won the battle of high-definition DVD formats, but its PlayStation 3 gaming console has been losing the war over networked home entertainment. That will change this summer in the U.S., promised Kaz Hirai, president of Sony Computer Entertainment, during a Tokyo press conference. Sony ...

New Group Calls for Broadband in Every Pot

An election looms, and the candidates' talking points are being set: war, the economy, the environment. Now a new advocacy group wants the next president and lawmakers to add one more item to their to-do list: a national broadband policy that ensures high-speed Internet access for all Americans. The...

Extreme Makeover, Internet Edition: ICANN to Vote on Major Revamp

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will vote this week in Paris on a plan to radically open up the procedure for assigning top-level domain names. The international nonprofit group, which has regulated the use of Web site names since 1998, may lift current URL restrictions so mu...

Disney-ABC Makes ‘Lost,’ ‘Desperate,’ ‘Ugly’ Deal With Veoh

The race for broadcast networks to get their content online became more crowded Monday with the announcement that Disney-ABC is now allowing Veoh Networks to stream full episodes of its programming, including the hit network series "Lost," "Desperate Housewives" and "Ugly Betty." Financial terms of ...

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