Teens Signal Shift in Internet Usage

 Teens Signal Shift in Internet Usage

Contrary to some studies, teens show a wide range of online interests

Most Internet users worldwide use the Web primarily for e-mail and search, according to a global survey conducted by Gartner during the fourth quarter of 2007.

Online banking is the third most popular use of the Internet (except in emerging markets), while sharing photos, videos and files is the fourth. However…

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Google to Create 3D Map of the Oceans

Google to Create 3D Map of the Oceans

 

Google diving into 3D mapping of oceans

The tool – for now called Google Ocean, the sources say, though that name could change – is expected to be similar to other 3D online mapping applications. People will be able to see the underwater topography, called bathymetry; search for particular spots or attractions; and navigate through the digital environment by zooming and panning.

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FBI Wants Authority To Hunt Criminals Thru Internet Backbone

FBI Wants Authority To Hunt Criminals Thru Internet Backbone

FBI Director Robert Mueller

FBI Director Robert Mueller knows there are online places where criminal activity is centralized: the backbone hubs located in hosting facilities across the country. All of the Internet’s activity, legal and illegal, flows through these ‘choke points,’ and the feds, of course, are already tapping those points and siphoning off data. What Mueller wants is the legal authority to comb through the backbone data, which is already being siphoned off by the NSA, in order to look for illegal activity.

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How to Find Your Next Video Online

How to do you find the video you want to watch online?

How to do you find the video you want to watch online?

A March 2008 Synovate study sponsored by ClipBlast! found that when it comes to finding online video, search takes a backseat to unaided navigation (also known as discovery) and content recommendations.

When US Internet users were asked how they found video on the Internet, 28% of respondents with a preferred method cited discovery. Recommendations from friends followed closely behind with 27% and search engines were chosen by 22%.

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