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Volume of encrypted e-mail rising amid spying fears

...worried about their privacy. The Internet companies are hoping their efforts to thwart government surveillance will make Web surfers feel comfortable enough to continue to visit their services. The companies make more money from online ads if their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-03/volume-encrypted-e-mail-ri
Calmer, potty-trained old dogs find new homes

...claims more than 4 million followers on social media and chronicles the lives of New Yorkers, enrapturing overtaxed Web surfers with heartfelt photos and snippets of text.Three years ago, Stanton adopted Susie, an 11-year-old Chihuahua...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-05/calmer-potty-trained-old-dogs-find-
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...rights group's calls for tougher punishment.The rebuke is meant to resolve allegations that Goo gle duped millions of Web surfers who use the Safari browser into believing their online activities couldn't be tracked by the company as long as they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-16/business-news
Facebook to overhaul its News Feed

...destinations, there have been early signs that the social network is losing some of its pizazz, particularly among younger Web surfers who are starting to spend more time on other social hubs such as Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram, a photo-sharing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-07/facebook-overhaul-its-news
Microsoft, Facebook team up to search 'likes'

...results to people searches. In the past, a search for an old friend who shares a name with a celebrity would leave Web surfers swimming in search results for the celebrity. Now, if that friend is part of your extended Facebook network, a link...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-10-13/microsoft-facebook-team-se
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...third-quarter earnings climbed 32 percent to beat Wall Street's expectations as companies spent more to advertise to Web surfers.The Web search leader clocked an impressive performance despite adding 1,500 workers in the quarter, for a total...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-10-14/business-news
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Biz bits

...second-quarter profit that exceeded analyst estimates, shaking off its slowest revenue growth yet as the recession caused Web surfers to click on fewer ads. The performance disappointed investors as shares in the Internet search leader fell by nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2009-07-17/biz-bits
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Microsoft, Yahoo join forces against Google

...search engine. Taking over search responsibilities on Yahoo's popular site gives Microsoft a better chance to convert Web surfers who had been using Google by force of habit. "Microsoft and Yahoo know there's so much more that search could be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/30/bus_542521.shtml
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Google announces free Web browser

...underscores the gravity of Google's rivalry with Microsoft, whose Internet Explorer is used by about 75 percent of Web surfers. For years, Google has been trying to take advantage of its search engine's popularity to loosen Microsoft's grip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/02/bus_471661.shtml
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Google searches find $1 billion quarter

...searches and other activity on its own Web sites. With each passing quarter, Google is raking in more revenue from Web surfers outside the United States. During the summer, Google's international sources accounted for $2.03 billion, or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/19/bus_148370.shtml
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