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Introducing the crazy new world of cybercafes

From the CNET vault: Say you need to get on the Internet but you don't have the hardware required to get online. Welcome to the world of "cybercafes."

July 23, 2015


U.N. calls for 'anti-terror' Internet surveillance

United Nations report calls for Internet surveillance, saying lack of "internationally agreed framework for retention of data" is a problem, as are open Wi-Fi networks in airports, cafes, and libraries.

By October 22, 2012


Will Apple's upcoming 'prototype' store serve coffee?

Construction is about to begin on a new Apple retail store in Palo Alto, Calif., which the company says will feature a "prototype" design. Will it include a place to get a cup of joe?

By December 22, 2011


How Apple's stores turned into a retail juggernaut

On the 10th anniversary of Apple's first store, CNET takes a look at how it got to 320 stores and avoided an early idea to tempt you with pastries.

By May 19, 2011


Facebook scores virtual-currency deal in Asia

Partnering with MOL, the Malaysian company that owns former rival Friendster, means Facebook Credits will have a heavily expanded presence in Southeast Asia.

By July 8, 2010


Firefox: 1 billion downloads only part of the story

On Friday, Mozilla answered the billionth request for Firefox and launched its latest viral marketing effort. But watch out for the 200 million IE 8 downloads.

By July 31, 2009


Keyloggers to be installed at Indian cybercafes

Privacy advocates in India are dealt a blow with the news that keyloggers will be installed in the approximately 500 Internet cafes serving the city of Mumbai.

By September 10, 2007


Can ComScore stop ticking publishers off?

Publishers' Web traffic measurements often differ from ComScore's independent calculations, but the company believes a new approach will sort things out.

By June 3, 2009


My March vacation: Not all fun and games

I expect to have a good time, but I'll also be trying out some camera gear on my trip to South America.

By February 29, 2008


Paris turns 175,000 kids on to open-source key plan

Aim is to give students easy access to "portable office" software suite designed to operate in Windows environment.

February 5, 2007