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Facebook app helps surfers go green

Facebook app helps surfers go green

Two students have created a application for Facebook designed to help encourage more environmentally friendly behaviour from users.
Jul 29 2008 7:39AM
Intrusive ads turn surfers away

Intrusive ads turn surfers away

Nearly three-quarters of web users have left a favourite site because of intrusive or annoying ads, according to new research.
Jul 24 2008 9:11AM
US surfers 'alarmingly' ignorant over botnet danger

US surfers 'alarmingly' ignorant over botnet danger

The US-based National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today published research revealing that 71 percent of consumers are dangerously ignorant when it comes to protecting themselves against botnets..
Apr 11 2008 8:00AM
Younger surfers shun print media

Younger surfers shun print media

The younger generation of internet users are more likely to avoid traditional print media and get all their news online, according to research from comScore..
Mar 16 2008 8:19PM
US surfers flock to web video

US surfers flock to web video

More than 75 per cent of US internet users watched a streaming or progressive download video during November, averaging 3.25 hours per person.

Jan 22 2008 3:04PM
Surfers warned of Xmas shopping dangers

Surfers warned of Xmas shopping dangers

US security experts are warning consumers to be particularly vigilant when doing their Christmas shopping online this year.
Nov 20 2007 10:59AM
Surfers unwittingly put themselves at risk

Surfers unwittingly put themselves at risk

Internet users are at an increased risk of web-based crime, despite 88 per cent having some form of internet security software, according to a poll by Get Safe Online.
Nov 16 2007 10:11AM
Eight million surfers switch on IPTV

Eight million surfers switch on IPTV

The number of global IPTV service users increased by 179 percent in the 12 months to 30 June 2007, according to new research.
Oct 9 2007 1:53PM
US surfers losing 'billions of dollars' to phishing scams

US surfers losing 'billions of dollars' to phishing scams

A million US victims lost "billions of dollars" to email phishing scams in the past two years, new research has warned.
Aug 9 2007 3:48PM
Three-quarters of US surfers now stream video

Three-quarters of US surfers now stream video

Average American streamer watched 2.5 hours of video online in May. Almost three-quarters of US internet users watched an average of 158 minutes of online video during May, new research reveals.
Jul 19 2007 2:52PM
One in four surfers visits gaming sites

One in four surfers visits gaming sites

Global gaming population reaches 217 million.
Jul 11 2007 10:12AM
Surfers select seven new wonders of the world

Surfers select seven new wonders of the world

Over 100 million votes in the first global election.
Jul 10 2007 1:42PM
Glasgow bomb hero rewarded with 1000 pints of beer

Glasgow bomb hero rewarded with 1000 pints of beer

John Smeaton, the baggage handler who tackled one of the Glasgow Airport terrorists on Friday, has had more than 600 pints bought for him by internet users around the world.
Jul 4 2007 11:05AM
Child porn surfers will go to prison

Child porn surfers will go to prison

Top cop vows to jail deliberate paedophile site users.
Jun 4 2007 10:17AM
Over-55s taking over the web

Over-55s taking over the web

Internet users in the UK aged 55 and over are on the cusp of becoming the largest group of online users, surfing mostly 'Adult' and 'Search Engine' websites.
May 18 2007 10:26AM
Chinese surfers overturn book ban

Chinese surfers overturn book ban

Existing copies of banned books allowed to sell out without fear of
punishment.
Mar 19 2007 11:21AM
Silver surfers not so tech-savvy

Silver surfers not so tech-savvy

Can't download, won't download.
Dec 6 2006 8:57AM
Most surfers still ignoring IT security

Most surfers still ignoring IT security

Insecurity through ignorance.
Nov 28 2006 10:01AM
US surfers drive Web traffic surge

US surfers drive Web traffic surge

TV, sports and news sites top the league for September.
Oct 18 2006 8:52AM
Google Book Search driving surfers to booksellers

Google Book Search driving surfers to booksellers

Google's controversial Book Search is driving traffic to booksellers, new figures show.
Sep 4 2006 9:53AM

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