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China has been the top source of cyber-attack traffic since the last quarter of 2011, according to a study by Akamai.

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China has been the top source of cyber-attack traffic since the last quarter of 2011, according to a study by Akamai.

One-Third of Cyber Attack Traffic Originates in China, Akamai Says

About one-third of the world’s cyber attack traffic was traced back to China, according to a report by Akamai Technologies to be published today. Between July and September of last year, about 33 percent of the attacks originated in China, double...

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A series of tubes at Terremark's Miami headquarters, where undersea Internet cables emerge from the Atlantic and connect to the rest of the country.

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A series of tubes at Terremark's Miami headquarters, where undersea Internet cables emerge from the Atlantic and connect to the rest of the country.

Deep-Sea History for Alcatel-Lucent’s Submarine Cable Unit

It’s time for investors to hit the history books. A 150 year-old business with more than 300,000 miles of cable laid at the bottom of the ocean may be about to change hands, as Alcatel-Lucent’s undersea telecommunications cable business attracts...

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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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Journalist Greg Sandoval (L) with actor/director Danny DeVito on stage during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 9, 2013.

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Journalist Greg Sandoval (L) with actor/director Danny DeVito on stage during the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 9, 2013.

CNET Reporter Resigns After CBS Interferes With Coverage

(This post was updated with information from a CNET blog.) CNET reporter Greg Sandoval said on Twitter today he has resigned from the digital media site after its parent company, CBS, forced staff to withdraw a new product by Dish...

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An air hockey app is demonstrated on Lenovo’s Horizon touchscreen PC at CES in Las Vegas.

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An air hockey app is demonstrated on Lenovo’s Horizon touchscreen PC at CES in Las Vegas.

Lenovo to Kids: Stop Texting at the Dinner Table

Turns out, there’s a reason why Lenovo released its hit-or-miss tabletop PC, the Horizon. According to CEO Yang Yuanqing, family patriarchs are increasingly frustrated with their kids constantly playing on their smartphones and tablets at the dinner table. Individual devices are making individual...

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Patrons use automated self service booths at the U.S. Postal Service in New York.

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Patrons use automated self service booths at the U.S. Postal Service in New York.

A National Digital ID, Courtesy of the U.S. Postal Service?

  When China passed a new law two weeks ago requiring people to give their real names when signing up for Internet and phone service, it raised alarms over the surveillance implications for the world’s largest population of Web users....

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