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Daily Archives: January 15, 2013

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

First Impressions of Facebook’s New Graph Search

If you follow directions, Facebook’s new search engine is pretty amazing. But veer off course, and the results reveal just how limited the tool is right now. During an event today at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, Facebook introduced...

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Aaron Swartz, left, has a working lunch outside in Cambridge, Mass. in 2007.

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Aaron Swartz, left, has a working lunch outside in Cambridge, Mass. in 2007.

Berners-Lee Calls Aaron Swartz’s Prosecution ‘Travesty of Justice’

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, said today that the prosecution of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who killed himself while facing computer-fraud charges, was a “travesty of justice.” Berners-Lee made the remarks in an interview after a...

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Facebook plans to show off what it's been working on during a news conference at its headquarters.

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Facebook plans to show off what it's been working on during a news conference at its headquarters.

Live Blog: Facebook Event

Please refresh your browser every few minutes to see my updates. 11:15 a.m. Facebook’s searchapalooza event has come to an end. 11:12 a.m. Hey, Zuck! Remember that company you agreed to spend $1 billion on? Will we be able to...

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Spreecast's Jeff Fluhr expects to make money by providing audience data to producers.

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Spreecast's Jeff Fluhr expects to make money by providing audience data to producers.

Spreecast Gains an Audience With Easy, Free Webcasting

In his quarter century of broadcast journalism, Scott Baker said he has used virtually every expensive and hard-to-use piece of audio, video and webcasting equipment on the market. So last year when he tested Spreecast, a website that lets users broadcast...

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Online research for personal medical issues may be a healthy practice.

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Online research for personal medical issues may be a healthy practice.

How Reliable Is Health Information Online? Pew Study Sheds Light

Looking up your health symptoms on the Internet can be a traumatizing experience. Some websites are riddled with incomplete or inaccurate guidance, leaving you feeling like death is around the corner. Meanwhile, drug companies pitch you with online ads for...

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