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China deletes over 60,000 online accounts ahead of new regulation

Some of China's largest online companies have been forced to delete over 60,000 accounts registered on their services ahead of the upcoming date for the introduction of new censorship and regulation of names used online.

Blue and black? Or white and gold? Net debates color of a dress

On Thursday, the Internet became engrossed in a heated debate over the colors of a dress. Some said that the colors were blue and black, while others were equally convinced that the colors were white and gold.

Net neutrality wins in major FCC vote

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to enforce strong protection of net neutrality, reclassifying broadband Internet as a utility.

A look at the top online marketing conferences this year

It is coming to the time of the year when online marketers and SEO experts converge to share ideas and learn from each other at conferences worldwide. With events in every major city, the outcomes will directly influence the future of online marketing.

Op-Ed: LinkedIn will now follow you around the Internet

LinkedIn, the social networking site aimed at so-termed career professionals, is extending its advertising reach. Users of the service will start to see adverts based on their profile when they visit other websites.

When fake news goes viral, blame the media, says study

Washington - It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet.In fact, according to a study by media researchers, many news organizations fail to do enough to separate fact from fiction, and often help unverified rumors and reports to go viral online.

When fake news goes viral, blame the media, says study

Washington - It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet.In fact, according to a study by media researchers, many news organizations fail to do enough to separate fact from fiction, and often help unverified rumors and reports to go viral online.

Are we facing the Dark Age of the Internet?

Vint Cerf, a "father of the internet," worries about the coming of the so-called "Dark Age" of cyberspace. He says that a way must be found to stop all our images and documents being lost through technological obsolescence.

Obama brings tech firms into his cybersecurity push

San Francisco - US President Barack Obama called on Silicon Valley to put aside distrust of the government and become allies in defending cyberspace from terrorists, hackers and spies.

Saudi blogger Badawi again avoids flogging: Amnesty

Riyadh - Saudi Arabian blogger Raef Badawi avoided further flogging on Friday, Amnesty International said, marking the fifth straight week that his 1,000-lash sentence has not been carried out.

'Revenge porn' law passed in britain

London - A new law banning "revenge porn" -- sexually explicit images shared online by a former partner without their ex's consent -- was passed in England and Wales Thursday.

'Revenge porn' law passed in britain

London - A new law banning "revenge porn" -- sexually explicit images shared online by a former partner without their ex's consent -- was passed in England and Wales Thursday.

Op-Ed: Who is responsible for celebrity invasion of privacy?

Modern-day celebrities are subject to voicemail hacking, leaked photography of a personal nature and the persistent presence of paparazzi. Who is responsible for this invasion of privacy? Is the power of social media to blame?

Generation Z: Born in the digital age

Paris - Facebook? Of course. Books? Definitely not. Video games? For sure. Sport? No way. Speed? Yes. Patience? Not so much.This, in a nutshell, is the life of the "Generation Z" -- independent, stubborn, pragmatic and always in a rush.

Tech-sceptic Erdogan sends first tweet

Istanbul - He has compared social media to the "murderer's knife", proudly declared he does not "tweet or schmeet" and overseen blanket bans on Twitter.

Facebook founder Zuckerberg, wife give $75 million to SF hospital

San Francisco - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his physician wife have donated $75 million to pay for equipment at San Francisco's largest public hospital, which is being rebuilt.

Italian Couchsurfing host drugged and raped Australian

Rome - An Italian policeman who posed as an amiable host on the Couchsurfing website has been charged with drugging and raping a 16-year-old Australian and may have sexually assaulted up to 15 other women, judicial sources said Friday.

Argentina's Kirchner sparks row after China accent gibes

Bejing - Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner was assailed at home and abroad Thursday after an undiplomatic tweet during a state visit to China, in which she seemingly poked fun at Asian difficulties pronouncing the letters L and R.

Op-Ed: FCC to regulate Internet and municipal Wi-Fi, does it hurt IoT?

The FCC wants to regulate the Internet industry, the same way government regulates, well, electricity and water, while advocates introduced the idea of Net Neutrality.

Mexico leader gets no applause, and plenty of online flak

- Mexico's embattled President Enrique Pena Nieto has sparked a social media storm over an off-the-cuff remark he made about not getting applauded after announcing new anti-graft measures.

Chinese teen cuts off his hand to cure 'Internet addiction'

A Chinese teenager was so desperate to cure his Internet addiction that his chopped his hand off, The Telegraph today reports.

U.S. man convicted over 'revenge porn' scam

Los Angeles - A U.S. man was convicted in San Diego on Monday of extortion and identity theft for running a "revenge porn" website hosting over 10,000 sexually explicit photos.

Saudi frees women's rights activist close to blogger

Riyadh - A woman who co-founded the Saudi Liberal Network Internet discussion group with blogging activist Raef Badawi has been freed after about three months in prison, her daughter said on Sunday.

Jihadists increasingly wary of Internet, experts say

Paris - After having used the Internet profusely for propaganda and recruitment, jihadist organisations have realised that investigators are gleaning crucial information online and are increasingly concealing their web presence, experts say.

Saudi blogger Badawi, a fighter for free speech

Dubai - Saudi Arabian blogger Raef Badawi, who could face another round of flogging on Friday for "insulting Islam", is a fighter for free speech whose health is worsening, his wife says.

WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to U.S.

London - WikiLeaks on Monday accused Internet giant Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to the U.S. authorities, and not notifying them for almost three years.

Google chief exec predicts end of Internet

Davos - According to Google's chief executive Eric Schmidt, the future of the Internet is for it to vanish due to becoming all-encompassing to the point where it will no longer be noticed.

Founder of Russian gay teen site convicted of 'propaganda'

Moscow - A Russian court on Friday convicted a journalist who set up a website to support gay, lesbian and transgender teenagers under a controversial law banning "gay propaganda" aimed at minors.

Saudi to again postpone flogging of blogger

Dubai - Rights group Amnesty International said Thursday that Saudi Arabia would postpone the flogging of blogger Raef Badawi, whose case has sparked international criticism, for a second week on medical grounds.

Nobel laureates urge Saudi academics to condemn Badawi flogging

London - Eighteen Nobel prize winners called on Saudi academics to condemn the flogging of Saudi blogger Raef Badawi in an open letter published by British newspaper the Independent on Tuesday.
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