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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduced a video-calling feature to his site last year.

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduced a video-calling feature to his site last year.

Facebook Fixes Webcam Vulnerability After Receiving Tip

Facebook has patched a security vulnerability that would have allowed hackers to turn on users’ webcams without their knowledge and post the videos to their profiles. The bug was discovered in July by two computer-security researchers in India, according to...

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Brad Feld, the venture capitalist and author, is using BookShout to field questions about his latest book.

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Brad Feld, the venture capitalist and author, is using BookShout to field questions about his latest book.

A Virtual Book Club Where the Author Is a Member

Venture capitalist Brad Feld has been advising entrepreneurs since around the time Jeff Bezos started selling paperbacks out of his garage. A longtime investor, board member and author, Feld recently found his new favorite way to communicate with his growing...

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The New York Times instituted a paywall on its website last year, a controversial move that has yielded great results.

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The New York Times instituted a paywall on its website last year, a controversial move that has yielded great results.

The New York Times Paywall Is Working Better Than Anyone Had Guessed

Ever since the New York Times rolled out its so-called paywall in March 2011, a perennial dispute has waged. Anxious publishers say they can’t afford to give away their content for free, while the blogger set claim paywalls tend to turn...

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AnchorFree's services are popular in countries such as Syria where governments may censor online content.

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AnchorFree's services are popular in countries such as Syria where governments may censor online content.

AnchorFree to Bundle Mobile and Desktop Security Tools

Silicon Valley startup AnchorFree makes computer-security software that has been downloaded more than 100 million times, often by people in China and the Middle East looking to circumvent Internet censorship. But as personal computing increasingly goes mobile, the company is...

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Two screen shots from "Pudding Monsters," the first new franchise for ZeptoLab since striking gold with "Cut the Rope."

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Two screen shots from "Pudding Monsters," the first new franchise for ZeptoLab since striking gold with "Cut the Rope."

‘Cut the Rope’ Creator to Debut First New Game Franchise Since Its Big Hit

More than two years after ZeptoLab released the mega-hit mobile game “Cut the Rope,” the Russian developer is trying to lasso more players with its next venture. Tomorrow, ZeptoLab plans to release its first game unrelated to “Cut the Rope”...

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Those free Android apps you download may end up costing you more than you know.

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Those free Android apps you download may end up costing you more than you know.

Attack of the Android Zombies

(Corrected date when Cloudmark published its report.) A scourge of the personal computer has come to the smartphone. Anti-spam company Cloudmark said Dec. 16 that its researchers have spotted what they say is a first-of-its-kind “botnet” comprised of more than...

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Android Is Red Hot, Except With the Business Crowd

Google’s Android software for mobile devices has opened up a wide lead in market share, but it hasn’t made the same inroads with a lucrative niche: businesspeople. While Android is expected to grab 68 percent of the smartphone market this...

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Hackers are increasingly wiring money directly out of victims' online bank accounts - without ever typing a keystroke.

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Hackers are increasingly wiring money directly out of victims' online bank accounts - without ever typing a keystroke.

How Paper Bills Could Protect You From Cyber Theft

As a computer security reporter, I’m often asked for advice on how to avoid being hacked. I quickly rattle off three safeguards: 1) Use long phrases and symbols in passwords; 2) set up two Web browsers — or better yet, two computers...

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World Conference on Internet Telecommunications in Dubai — Proportion of posts (Opinion Analysis) from 12/1/12 to 12/12/12

World Conference on Internet Telecommunications in Dubai — Proportion of posts (Opinion Analysis) from 12/1/12 to 12/12/12

UN Internet Conference: The SOPA That Wasn’t

When it comes to Internet outrage, this was no SOPA. For the past couple of weeks, Google and other Internet companies have protested a United Nations conference over concerns that a new treaty will lead to censorship of the Web....

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