US surfers flock to web video

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More than 75 per cent of US internet users watched a streaming or progressive download video during November, averaging 3.25 hours per person. Research firm comScore said that Google sites, which include YouTube, increased video...

Google Asks Surfers for Help

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Google is asking surfers with time on their hands to help it categorize and label the images indexed by its search engine, building a database of knowledge about the contents of the images. The company...

RIAA declares war on silver surfers

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People likely to be most at risk from RIAA's war on downloads will be parents. Parents and grandparents are in the firing line as the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) ramps up its fight...

China Web surfers swelled to 59 million in 2002

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The ranks of Chinese Internet users swelled by a whopping 75 percent to 59.1 million people by the end of 2002, overtaking Japan as the world's second-largest Web population, semi-official report revealed on Thursday. ...

Web surfers brace for pop-up downloads

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Web surfers who thought online advertisements were becoming increasing obtrusive may be dismayed about a new tactic: pop-up downloads. In recent weeks, some software makers have enlisted Web site operators to entice...

Web surfers snubbing search engines

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Internet surfers are increasingly favoring direct navigation and bookmarks over search engines and Web links, according to a study released this week. WebSideStory, a US-based company that measures Internet audiences, said that...

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