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As Mozilla turns 15, Firefox 20 debuts with new privacy features

The new Firefox for Android supports private browsing on a per-tab basis.

Flaw leaves servers vulnerable to denial-of-service attacks

A flaw in the widely used BIND Domain Name System software can be exploited by remote attackers to crash DNS servers and affect the operation of other programs running on the same machines.

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Spamhaus attack overhyped, traffic monitoring service says

Much of the news reporting about the massive denial-of-service attack against anti-spam service Spamhaus over the past week or so went way too far in describing it as creating a slowdown on the Internet itself, says one company monitoring website performance.

How to set up public Wi-Fi at your business

Offering free Wi-Fi can increase foot traffic and earn goodwill for your small business. Here's how to get started.

Our 25 favorite lifestyle websites

They might be obscure, but they're also some of the best online destinations for shopping, travel, literature, DIY and more.

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US Senate budget supports sales tax on online purchases

The U.S. Senate has overwhelmingly passed a nonbinding proposal to allow states to collect sales tax on Internet sellers that have no presence within their borders.

8 myths about the smartwatch revolution

A smartwatch is a wristwatch device that connects to the Internet, directly or via a smartphone, and runs apps.

Google adds another city to fiber service rollout

Google has added Olathe in Kansas to the cities where it will roll out its high-speed broadband network called Google Fiber.

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North Korea restores Internet access, blames US hackers

Internet connectivity to North Korea was restored late Friday after a day-and-a-half-long outage that the country's official media blamed on international hacking.

Netflix takes need for speed global with worldwide ISP rankings

Netflix is expanding its rankings of Internet service providers by ranking streaming speeds from ISPs in the U.S., Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, and Sweden.

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