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Creator of the Internet pop-up ad apologizes for 'hated tool'

In a mea culpa written for the Atlantic magazine, Ethan Zuckerman explains why he devised the infamous pop-up ad and offers his apologies to the Internet community.

By August 15, 2014

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You are the query: Yahoo's bold quest to reinvent search

Yahoo hasn't been known for search since Google took that crown long ago. Can CEO Marissa Mayer turn the company into a player again? She's trying.

By December 3, 2013

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Help curate The Big Internet Museum

New crowdsourced online museum pays tribute to the pioneers who made the Internet what it is today. Remember Usenet and Numa Numa Guy?

By December 17, 2012

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Why Google 'vertical' search shouldn't face antitrust action

commentary One of the areas where Google has attracted antitrust attention is "vertical" search. There are good reasons why it shouldn't be hindered from offering this.

By November 19, 2012

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Why I had it all wrong about Boston's high-tech scene

commentary A Silicon Valley reporter returns to Massachusetts with a bad attitude about the commonwealth's tech market. The locals happily inform him he can pound sand.

By June 17, 2012

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Lycos is alive, acquired for $36 million

One of the first major Web brands has been sold yet again--this time to an India-based digital marketing company.

By August 16, 2010

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Lycos Europe to close portal, end Web hosting

Faced with a 20 percent revenue drop and mounting losses, Lycos Europe plans to shut down a large portion of its business and seek a buyer for other parts.

By November 26, 2008

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Buzz Out Loud 1292: You're a Koobface (podcast)

Happy 15th birthday to Internet Explorer and AT&T says Net neutrality is indeed onerous and it's all for Verizon and Google's proposal (um, duh). The Facebook "dislike" button finally launches, but it's a scam; WiFi-sniffing aerial drones are the new black, and we celebrate 50 years of broadcasting to the world the following: "looking for a good planet to plunder? Call Earth."

By August 16, 2010

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The meaning of Google

Companies know they've got it made when their brand is turned into a verb. But for how long, exactly? And especially when "Google" comprises more than just "search."

By April 22, 2010

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Lycos non-launches Webon site building service

And it's surprisingly good.

By May 19, 2008