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'Mother' doll uses the Internet of Things to nag you

Sen.se's Mother doll connects to up to 24 programmable 'cookies' to alert you when certain conditions are met - or not.

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Appliance maker prepares to grow the Internet of Things

A German appliance maker starts a separate firm to design sensors so its products can communicate over the Internet to each other and other gadgets.

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Mass surveillance prompts work on SSL deployment guidelines by a Internet-friendly group

A new working group of the Internet Engineering Task Force will develop best practices for deploying and using SSL/TLS with several Internet communication protocols.

Internet of Things leads Cisco forecast, priorities for 2014

Cisco executives' crystal ball predicts real-time communication on the Web, the Internet of Things, and other networking advances.

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How to set up a virtual machine for your Internet access

Protect your data from cyber attacks by emailing and Web surfing in a virtual environment.

U.S. faces major Internet image problem, former gov't official says

NSA surveillance allegations have led to countries questioning the country's commitment to Internet freedom, a former Obama official says.

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Beyoncé's bob tops Bing searches for 2013

Beyoncé bumped Kim Kardashian from the top spot atop from Microsoft's list of the most-searched celebs on its Bing search engine.

Akamai to buy DDoS protection specialist Prolexic

Content delivery services provider Akamai Technologies plans to buy Prolexic Technologies, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation specialist, for US$370 million in cash.

Internet of Things means gadgets chatter more than us

The so-called Internet of Things means the trend of more data being generated by things other than human beings, which could present business opportunities.

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Berners-Lee blasts surveillance as a threat to democracy

Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee is warning that government surveillance and censorship will threaten the democratic nature of the web.