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Martians invade - again

...them to announce every 15 minutes that the production is not a real newscast. They say that with television, the Internet, e-mail and text messaging, it would be hard for people to pin too much faith on a single radio broadcast. "Back then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/12/met_147184.shtml
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Research group working to end unwanted e-mail

...received 2,200 spam messages last year. The antispam firm Brightmail Inc. estimates nearly 40 percent of all Internet e-mail is unwanted, an increase of 8 percent from 2001. Dozens of companies - Brightmail, Mirapoint Inc., Postini Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/16/tec_369145.shtml
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MIT Conference takes aim at spam

...software, sending chuckles through the audience. But the tone was serious. Spam traffic has grown from 8 percent of Internet e-mail in 2001 to as much as 40 percent in 2002, according to Brightmail Inc., which provides filtering products for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/18/tec_365214.shtml
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Nigerian scam evolves to Internet

...from legal fees to purported bribes to get the money out of the country. Today, the Nigerian scam has evolved into Internet e-mails that bombard computer users. And new victims turn up every day, Korbs said. They seldom get their money back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/07/tec_357166.shtml
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Spam ads invade cell phones

...the identifier, followed by the wireless company address. Text messaging is different from picking up a regular Internet e- mail through a cell phone or pager. Most text messages are limited to 140 characters in length and do not contain a header...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/21/tec_334211.shtml
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New feature: Voice mail on the Net

NEW YORK -- Voice mail on the Internet? E-mail over the phone? Both are emerging, as the line separating phones and computers continues to blur. New products and services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/09/tec_272397.shtml
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Older women among fastest-growing Internet groups

...September study was based in part on telephone interviews with 7,157 Americans. People who had used any part of the Internet -- e-mail, the Web, FTP, telnet, chat rooms or discussion groups -- during the past month were counted as Internet users...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/27/tec_237204.shtml
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One-third of Americans now use the Internet

...September study was based in part on telephone interviews with 7,157 Americans. People who had used any part of the Internet -- e-mail, the Web, FTP, telnet, chat rooms or discussion groups -- during the past month were counted as Internet users...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/26/tec_237118.shtml
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Gulp! Government may be looking for you!

...Alexis M. Herman said. If people locate their name on the Web site, they can call a toll-free number or send an Internet E-mail and provide additional information to the pension agency to verify their identity. The process takes about four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/bus_232952.shtml
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Internet genealogy: Finding a fourth cousin who wasn't even lost

...uniting two entities very crucial to family history: people and data, and people and people. "All of it -- the Internet, e-mail -- is stimulating interest. It's helping people make connections," says Tom Downard, director of membership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/20/tec_226464.shtml
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