John P. Mello Jr.PCWorld

As Facebook Service Goes, So Goes the Internet

Slowdowns at the popular social network bog down traffic on the entire Internet, a Compuware study reveals.

Anonymous Claims Attack on Facebook

The social network experiences scattered service interruptions; Facebook says it's fixed, but some issues continue.

Google's World Wonders Project Brings Ancient, Modern Sites Online

The project allows you to virtually tour 132 historic sites, including Stonehenge, Pompei, Shark Bay in Australia, and the palace at Versailles.

Verizon Doubling FiOS Internet Speeds

Verizon is upping its fastest FiOS download speed from 150Mbps to 300Mbps.

Prices of Laptops, Refurbished Tablets, HDTVs Falling Through the Floor

Laptop deals in June will be driven by the introduction of new models sporting Intel's Ivy Bridge processor.

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Apple App Store Downloads Sink in April

Apple sees 5 percent drop in some iTunes App Store downloads just as the cost of grabbing loyal users jumps 12 percent.

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Facebook Eyes Facial Recognition Firm for Purchase, Report

Facial recognition company, Face.com, is the latest takeover target by Facebook, according to reports.

SpokenLayer Aims to Give the Web the Power of Speech

Rather than tagging something to read later, you may be able to listen to it later with the help of a conversion tool from this startup.

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Facebook vs. Porn: A Pocket History

The social network has checkered success rate against smut peddlers in court. Here's a recap.

Google Asked to Yank a Million Search Results a Month

Copyright owners want allegedly infringing links removed from search results in increasing volume, Google says.

Android, Apple Own 80% of Global Smartphone Market: Microsoft's Share, 2.2%

Companies' worldwide market share jumps nearly 30% over previous year.

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Malware Threat Level Hits 4-Year High

Malware circulating in cyberspace is on a pace to reach 100 million samples by year's end, McAfee says in a quarterly threats report.

New X1 DVR Interface Takes Comcast TV to the Cloud

Xfinity TV on the X1 platform integrates interactive, customized apps, and social media features with Comcast's traditional video services.

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Samsung Squashes Hack of Voice Assistant App

Samsung is blocking a hack of its S Voice digital assistant software that allowed any Android phone running Ice Cream Sandwich to use the app.

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Twitter Tweaks Privacy Policy, Adds Custom Digests

The microblogging site offers more information on its data collection habits and promises to support Do Not Track.

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