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Has the world wide web reached maturity?

Although first conceived in 1989, it was not until two years later that the world wide web was first launched to the rest of the world. In August 1991, Tim Berners-Lee became part of history when he posted a summary

Posted in BBC Reports

Apple makes record profit as iPhone and iPad sales leap

Apple’s latest profits soared past expectations as sales of its best-known iPhone and iPad products more than doubled. The company’s net income was $7.31bn (£4.6bn) in the third quarter, 125% higher than for the same period a year ago. Apple

Posted in BBC Reports

Icann increases web domain suffixes

A global internet body has voted to allow the creation of new website domain suffixes, the biggest change for the online world in years. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) plans to dramatically increase the number of

Posted in BBC Reports

Facebook rejects NY man’s claim of half-ownership

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that an alleged contract and e-mails that a New York man claims entitle him to a 50% stake in the social networking site are “forgeries”. Paul Ceglia says that Mr Zuckerberg signed a contract

Posted in BBC Reports, Facebook Updates

Google to abandon older browsers

Google is phasing out support for older browsers from 1 August. Those using IE7, Safari 3, Firefox 3.5 and their predecessors to view Gmail, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites will then lose some functions. Eventually, it warned, these web

Posted in BBC Reports

Net-connected devices set to boom

The number of internet connected devices is set to explode in the next four years to over 15 billion – twice the world’s population by 2015. Technology giant Cisco predicts the proliferation of tablets, mobile phones, connected appliances and other

Posted in BBC Reports

Twitter ‘gives data to council’

South Tyneside Council says Twitter has released information after it acted in a US court to identify a Twitter user behind allegedly libellous statements. The council went to court in California after three councillors and an official complained they were

Posted in BBC Reports, Twitter Updates
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