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  1. Password and 123456 top the list of 25 most used passwords

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    "Password" and "123456" top software firm SplashData's list of the 25 most commonly used passwords used on the Internet this year. Other common passwords include simple numerical choices like "123456," common names like "ashley" and "michael," and patterns based on the layout of the keyboard...
  2. Men say Internet access more important than personal hygiene, sex and alcohol

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    In the incredibly useless but amusing information department, a new survey has found that men aged 18 to 45 believe Internet access is more important than personal hygiene, sex and alcohol. Among the 200 men surveyed for the poll, over 70% admitted to being single while 34.5% also admitted to...
  3. World could run out of Internet Addresses in 2012

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    In January of 2010, the Number Resource Organization (NRO), the coordinating group that oversees the allocation of Internet number resources around the world, announced that less than 10 percent of available Internet IPv4 addresses remain unallocated. Nine months later in October of 2010, the...
  4. Video traffic to surpass P2P Internet traffic in 2010

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    Global Internet video traffic will surpass global peer-to-peer traffic by the end of 2010 Cisco Systems' third annual Visual Networking Index Forecast. This will mark the first time in the last 10 years that peer-to-peer traffic will not be the largest Internet traffic type. The annual Cisco...
  5. World Wide Web surpasses 193 million domains

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    The World Wide Web grew by 1 million domain names in the first quarter of 2010, according to the "Domain Name Industry Brief" report out this week from Verisign. The report finds the number of registered domain names ended the first quarter of 2010 with a base of more than 193 million domain...
  6. Sixty percent of Americans get their news both online and offline

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    According to a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, the overwhelming majority of Americans (92%) use multiple platforms to get their daily news with the internet now being the third most-popular news platform. The researchers say the web still falls behind local and...