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Yahoo Japan offers help with death; Yahoo’s US investors look for signs of life in today’s earnings report

It’s old news that the Internet has become an essential part of daily life. But now Yahoo Japan is offering to help people prepare for their eventual death online. A new service called “Yahoo! Ending” promises to delete personal Read More →

Tech giants push for net neutrality

Netflix pays "tolls" to broadband providers, but it has made a big stink about doing so. Now the Internet Association, representing Netflix and other Web giants such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Amazon and others, has urged the FCC Read More →

Germany beats Argentina. Millions of Facebookers and tweeters like it.

With the help of 88 million extremely enthusiastic users worldwide, the 2014 World Cup final on Sunday became the most-discussed Facebook event of all time. How much discussed? Try 280 million likes, posts and comments generated during game that featured Germany Read More →

Experiment time: Would you be able to quit Facebook for 99 days?

You've heard of the Facebook experiment. Now one group is asking users of the social network to try one of their own: a Facebook fast. The Dutch nonprofit initiative is called 99 Days of Freedom, and it asks Read More →

Facebook emotion study: Now a U.S. senator is calling for an FTC review

A U.S. senator has joined the call for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s controversial research into users’ emotions. Democrat Mark Warner of Virginia sent a letter to the FTC this week, following last week’s complaint Read More →

YouTube: News report says it’s not growing (revenue) as fast as some thought

Google’s YouTube is widely viewed as an Internet success story, with millions of hours of new video drawing billions of viewers every month.  But a new report says YouTube chief Susan Wojcicki has her work cut out for her. While YouTube Read More →
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