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Price, power, privacy: why trust issues should influence your tech purchases

Vendors say they're selling products you can trust. Should you buy their promises, as well as their products?

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Wind River updates VxWorks OS to join 'Internet of things'

VxWorks features a modular architecture and the option to run a 20KB micro-kernel.

China boosts cybersecurity efforts, strives to become 'Internet power'

A new Chinese government committee will focus on improving the nation's online censorship systems as well as its security.

Nearly all US adults are online for Web's 25th anniversary

Pew reports that 53 percent of Americans say the Internet would be "very hard" to give up.

15 percent of Internet users think the Web is bad for society, Pew says

A Pew survey shows widespread use of the Internet despite some resentment

Verizon: Heavy Web users should pay more

The company's CEO says he's encouraged by new discussions on net neutrality

Namecheap fends off DDoS attack that knocked 300 websites offline

The 100Gbps attack knocked 300 websites offline for about three hours

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Customers suffer slow streams while Netflix and ISPs battle over video delivery, says WSJ

ISPs like Verizon want Netflix to pay for the massive amount of video traffic flowing across its networks. But Netflix is reluctant to do so.

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White House defers to FCC on further action on net neutrality

In response to a petition, the White House said the Federal Communications Commission is an independent agency

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Asus, Linksys router exploits tell us home networking is the vulnerability story of 2014

Buggy firmware, sloppy design, and careless users mean easy pickings for online hackers.