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Web-Based Production Linked To Surge In New Hollywood Jobs

A surge of digital entertainment jobs in Los Angeles County is being credited for a jump in payroll numbers last year.


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Thieves Target Orange Elementary School

Authorities are investigating the overnight theft of 15 circuit breakers at an Orange County elementary school.

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Only On CBS2: More Inmates Using Internet On Cell Phones To Orchestrate Crimes

More than 700 million people use Facebook – among them are some of California’s most-hardened prisoners. CBS2’s Jeff Nguyen recently visited local prisons to see how inmates are accessing the internet and social networking sites from cell phones.

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Whitney Houston Fans To Follow Funeral On Internet

Whitney Houston will be buried in New Jersey, one week to the day she was found dead in a bathtub in the Beverly Hilton


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Protect Yourself From Online Slander With Tips From Steven Wyer

Wyer is the author of “Violated Online: How Online Slander Can Destroy Your Life & What You Must Do to Protect Yourself,” which educates readers about the dangers of the Internet with personal experiences of those who have been affected by slanderous statements posted online.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2011

Money 101: Reclaiming Your Identity Online

What can you do when your online identity has been compromised? Lauren Weinstein of People For Internet Responsibility has some tips.


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Metro To Host Live Internet Chat Wednesday About 405 Closure

Metro officials will host an hour-long web chat Wednesday to provide motorists with information on how to cope with the 53-hour closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

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Hackers Post Phony Tupac Story On PBS Website

PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network’s website. The hackers apparently posted a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand.


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Several Websites Crash Due To 24-Hour Amazon Failure

Amazon.com struggled Friday morning to restore computers used by other major websites such as Reddit as an outage stretched beyond 24 hours.


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Studios Sue Movie Streaming Service For Alleged Copyright Infringment

The MPAA says Zediva claims it is like a brick-and-mortar DVD “rental” store and therefore not obligated to pay licensing fees to copyright holders.


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GOP Slams Increased FCC Power Over ‘Net Neutrality’

U.S. regulators approved new rules to keep ISPs from interfering with your web surfing, but critics say the move is unnecessary and likely to face legal challenges.


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Hulu Officially Launches Pay Service, Cuts Price

Online video site Hulu formally launched its premium streaming service Wednesday and cut the price to $8 a month.


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Shopping Site Gives Discounts For Local Businesses

Neighborhood businesses are teaming up on the internet to lure you in with great deals.