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  • Google giving higher search value to sites that use encryption

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. One of the world's most powerful Internet companies is using its leverage to prod other websites into adopting a key safeguard against malicious hackers who try to steal Internet users' passwords or eavesdrop on their online...
  • YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition

    YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition
    YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.  Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube...
  • Online gambling and state lotteries should be left up to the states � not Congress

    WASHINGTON From public education to increasing economic development to promoting health and public wellness to funding programs for veterans and senior citizens, state lotteries across the country have contributed billions of dollars to make our states...
  • Bill to legalize Internet poker in California dropped for 2014

    One of two bills that would legalize Internet gambling in California was shelved for the year Wednesday by Democratic state Sen. Lou Correa of Santa Ana, who said there was not enough time left in the legislative session to refine it for a vote....
  • Virus threat low for smart TV; Syncing Google Calendar

    Q: I recently bought a smart TV. Can it get infected by a computer virus? If so, can it be protected against viruses? A: There have not yet been any reports of computer virus attacks on smart TVs, although some experts believe that will eventually...
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    Digital Subscription FAQs Q: Why can't I access the story I'm trying to read? A: As a visitor, you have access to breaking news, as well as non-exclusive sports, business, entertainment and weather coverage for free, and three free digitalPLUS content...
  • Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break

    Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break
    If you're planning a long-distance overseas trip -- one of those 18-hour marathon nonstops, or even worse, two 12-hour flights with a connection, you might want to take a stopover at an intermediate point, especially when the normal itinerary is back-to-...
  • Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say

    Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say
    The online ad for the "caramel goddess" shows her draped over a bed wearing only a pink thong. She offers an unforgettable experience and promises to make "your wildest dreams come true." The ad ran in mid-April on backpage.com, a website that vice...
  • Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago

    Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago
    The U.S. Supreme Court handed television broadcasters – including Tribune Co., a plaintiff in the lawsuit – a major victory Wednesday in ruling that online service Aereo Inc. violated copyright laws by using antenna farms to rebroadcast...
  • GOP online ad pits "Charlie vs. Charlie"

    GOP online ad pits "Charlie vs. Charlie"
    The latest GOP online ad takes aim at Charlie Crist's many changes in positions over the years. And yesterday, American Bridge 21st Century, a liberal super PAC, released an online slap against Gov. Rick Scott.      
  • Kroger buys Vitacost to expand into online grocery shopping

    Supermarket giant Kroger Co. wants to beef up its Internet operations.  The operator of Ralphs and Food 4 Less said Wednesday that it is buying Vitacost.com, an online seller of vitamins and other health-oriented products, for $280 million. Kroger...
  • Europe starting to see the flaws in the 'right to be forgotten' ruling

    Europe starting to see the flaws in the 'right to be forgotten' ruling
    One week after Google started implementing a high court's order providing a "right to be forgotten," Europeans are starting to discover what mischief the court has invited. The Guardian reported Wednesday on several of its stories that had gone...