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Twitter to introduce 15 types of new ads into timelines

TwitterAccording to recent reports, including one from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), popular microblogging service Twitter has plans underway to roll out new types of ads over the next few weeks; with the first set of the new products scheduled for release next month.

Brazil's Chamber of Deputies votes for the ‘Marco Civil da Internet’ bill

Brazil's Chamber of Deputies votes for the ‘Marco Civil da Internet’ billAccording to a ZDNet report, Brazil's Chamber of Deputies has voted in favor of the Internet bill of rights bill - called the 'Marco Civil da Internet' - by an "overwhelming" majority. The approval of the bill comes after two-and-a-half years of intense lobbying efforts.

Crippling denial-of-service attack hits Basecamp, services restored

Crippling denial-of-service attack hits Basecamp, services restoredOn Monday morning, popular project-management software Basecamp witnessed an outage resulting from a crippling denial-of-service attack. The outage rendered the Basecamp services unavailable to practically all users.

Twitter planning to remove @ and # symbols from its their user interface

TwitterDuring the course of a recent event organized by the Newspaper Association of America in Denver, popular microblogging service Twitter's head of news, Vivian Schiller, hinted that Twitter apparently has plans underway to remove the @ and # symbols from its user interface.

New WebCL toolkit hooks web browser apps directly into GPUs

OpenGLIn an announcement which underscores a significant WebCL (Web Computer Language) release, Khronos Group has recently introduced WebCL 1.0 toolkit --- a set of JavaScript bindings to the OpenCL graphics programming standard.

The release of the WebCL interface, which will allow for parallel processing, was announced by Khronos on Tuesday, a day after the launch of the company's other OpenGL-compatible developments.

Court allows Google to post edited version of ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ on YouTube

Court allows Google to post edited version of ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ on YouTubeIn a Friday ruling pertaining to the controversial YouTube movie 'Innocence of Muslims,' a US appeals court has said that an edited version of the anti-Islamic movie may be restored by Google on YouTube.

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