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  • Study: Teens find peers kind on social networks

    Despite all the worries about online bullying, more than two-thirds of teenagers on social-networking sites say their peers are mostly kind, a new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project finds.

  • Review: Motorola revives Razr name with smartphone

    With its super-slim, stylish frame, Motorola's Razr phone became incredibly popular in 2004 _ a smash hit that Motorola hasn't been able to replicate. Now, many years later, the company is trying to recapture some of that magic by ushering the Razr into the smartphone age.

  • Six Estonians arrested in 'cyber-infestation'

    Federal authorities charged six Estonians and a Russian with running a huge cybercrime enterprise Wednesday, alleging they infected more than 4 million computers in 100 countries with malicious software and earned $14 million in fraudulent advertising fees from them.

  • FCC initiates plan to make broadband available to low-income families

    The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday introduced a plan to provide faster Internet service to low-income families who can't afford it, an effort to close the "digital divide" that is holding back millions of Americans.

  • KELLNER: Wishing doesn't make it so, even for a nice tablet computer

    At first encounter, the HTC JetStream tablet computer can be as captivating as a young Audrey Hepburn first contemplating the display windows of Tiffany & Co. in New York City. Its 32 GB of memory, stunning 10-inch color screen and touch interface all impress.

  • Cable cos. to offer $9.95 broadband for poor homes

    Cable companies said Wednesday that they will offer Internet service for $9.95 per month to homes with children that are eligible for free school lunches.

  • Web portal Sina posts $336 million quarterly loss

    Sina Corp., a popular Chinese web portal operator, sank to a loss in the latest quarter due to writedowns on investments in two online businesses but revenues and microblog traffic were up.

  • Feds: Social network for kids violated privacy law

    Federal regulators have reached a settlement with an Atlanta-based social networking site over claims that it illegally obtained personal information from children.

  • Feds charge 7 in Internet ad-fraud case

    A crew of Internet bandits devised an international scheme to hijack more than 4 million computers worldwide, manipulating traffic on Netflix, the Internal Revenue Service and other popular websites to generate at least $14 million in fraudulent advertising revenue, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

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