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How did TiVo, Skype, eBay, and others wind up with the names they did? JR Raphael has the answer.
The company will place alert messages on the profile page of businesses caught stuffing their profile full of bogus reviews
Are you doing everything you can to protect your kids and yourself on social networks? These apps and services can keep an eye on their and your accounts and alert you to any dangerous activity.
Tired of the political flame wars that pop up in your Facebook News Feed? Here's a Google Chrome extension that deletes them from sight.
Did you know that Google applications automatically update themselves? Where some find convenience, others are concerned. Chris Breen shows you how to stop it.
Mozilla will drop support for Apple's OS X 10.5, or Leopard, after it ships Firefox 16 in October, according to company developers.
Google will pay a historic fine to settle U.S. government charges that it violated privacy laws when it tracked via cookies users of Apple's Safari browser.
An Apple spokesperson confirmed that Windows users will not be able to upgrade to Safari 6, meaning they can't get access to features like Safari's unified URL and Search bar, iCloud Tabs, or Tab Views.
Safari 6 spells the end for RSS support. However, with an Automator workflow, you can bring RSS content back to Safari.
Apple has released Safari 6 for OS X Lion, bringing many--but not all--of the new features introduced in the Mountain Lion version of the browser.
The biggest time-saving feature you'll find in any Web browser is the ability to bookmark sites, providing a quick route back to places you visit frequently. Here are Sharon Zardetto's favorite bookmarking tricks.
Version 14 of the Mozilla Firefox browser, released Tuesday, offers several new security-related features as well as patches for numerous vulnerabilities.
Google has quietly changed the way Chrome browser adds extensions, blocking automatic installs from all but those downloaded through the company's Chrome Web Store.
Google is close to a deal with the Federal Trade Commission to pay a record fine of $22.5 million related to violating the privacy of millions of Apple Safari users.