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    Online newspaper readership on the rise

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    A report released by Nielson Online shows the nation's top 10 online newspapers posted a 16 percent increase in December Web traffic. This is a good news after all the doom and gloom that has hit the newspaper industry recently. ...

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    Computer worm infects millions of PCs

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    A worm that exploits a vulnerability in the Windows RPC Server Service has infected millions of Windows PCs in the last two weeks. The Win32.Worm.Downadup, also known as Conficker, was discovered earlier this month and exploits the Windows MS08-067 service ...

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    Update on fire photos

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Yesterday I blogged about photos of a grass fire posted to our Seen on the Scene feature. We wondered who took these photographs. We even used the photos in today's story about the county cracking down on burn ban violators. ...

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    We want your photos

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Today's Seen on the Scene photos caught my attention. The photos submitted were of a grass fire that happened yesterday. Seen on the Scene is a feature that allows readers to submit photos they have taken. We especially look forward ...

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    Saving memories

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I recently wrote a column about preserving family history and how Story Corps is breaking ground in how families can share their stories with others. The inspiration for that column came from some intense moments my family went through last ...

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    Twitter user reports from US Airways jetliner crash scene

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    As news spread about the US Airways jetliner which crashed landed in the Hudson River, Twitter users were busy reporting what they saw. Janis Krums from Sarasota, Florida posted what has been reported as the first photo on Twitter of ...

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    Word of the day: Communifaking

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Have you ever pretended to be in the middle of a cell phone conversation or pretend to read a text message just to avoid other people? If so you are a communifaker! I promise I did not just make up ...

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    UPDATE: Last Macworld keynote today

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Macworld 2009 starts today and the last keynote is now underway. Here are some Web sites that are live blogging it: Gizmodo.com - Blogging the keynote Macworld.com - Live update blog Engadget.com - Live update blog The big news leading ...

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    Have you used Google Street View?

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    A few weeks ago I blogged about Google's Street View. Have you had a chance to use Street View? What do you think of this feature? I'm working on  a story about Street View that is planned to run in ...