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Web 2.0 Expo 2009

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Road Trip 2009

Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.

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Firefox OS 2.0 starts emerging from its cocoon

Mozilla's modernized mobile OS is catching up to Apple and Google rivals with improvements necessary to carry Firefox OS beyond its bare-bones roots. Copy-paste and find-my-phone tools patch significant shortcomings.

By April 10, 2014

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Facebook joins Mozilla to slim down Web's images

Mozilla and Facebook are joining forces in an unusual alliance to save bandwidth by reducing the size of image files on the Web.

By July 15, 2014

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New standard for a faster Web finished by year end? Maybe not

HTTP 2.0 is designed to deliver Web pages to browsers faster. But some in the standards world think finishing the technology in 2014 is unlikely.

By May 26, 2014

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Rdio revamps itself for streaming-music newbies

Aiming to step out of the shadow of Spotify, Pandora and Apple's iTunes Radio, 4-year-old Rdio beefs up its free radiolike service and designs a warmer welcome for the uninitiated.

By September 3, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Microsoft tip ends in arrest of alleged child porn hustler

Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft are all now using PhotoDNA, which lets them track images depicting child exploitation.

By August 6, 2014

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'Cloud Atlas' author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

By July 20, 2014

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Firefox OS 1.3 brings new tools for better mobile Web gaming

With asm.js and WebGL technologies, Mozilla's browser-based mobile OS will soon get games like Where's My Water.

By May 8, 2014

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New Chrome beta sharpens text on Windows

The newly released Chrome 37 Beta addresses a user request almost as old as Chrome itself, and is a step forward for Web security.

By July 17, 2014