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New Creative Commons license gives users more flexibility

Authors and artists seeking to release works under a Creative Commons license now have more flexibility and choice when they want to share their works, Creative Commons said Thursday.

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Oops -- YouTube's new commenting system actually increased spam

That's unfortunate, since YouTube says it put the new system in place to clean up spam on its website.

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How to report spam and other violations on Facebook

Make it go away! A hidden feature makes spam, abusive posts, and mindless drivel disappear from your Facebook newsfeed.

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Sidecar and Lyft switch from donations to minimum fares in California

Sidecar says it's introducing minimum fares and rival service Lyft is reportedly making the move away from donation-based fares, too.

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Save your Internet bacon with two-factor authentication

Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.

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Keep your PayPal account safer with two-factor authentication

Adding extra security to your PayPal account is quick and easy. We'll show you how to do it.

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Keep your Microsoft account safer with two-factor authentication

SkyDrive, Outlook.com, Office 365, Xbox Live - your Microsoft account is the gateway to too many critical services to secure with a simple password.

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Protect your Google account with two-factor authentication

Don't let hackers get at those love letters you sent with your Gmail account!

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Airbnb proves its worth to New York: $632 million, to be exact

Lodging platform Airbnb says it offers a big boost for New York's economy, in the midst of a tax revenue fight with the state Attorney General.

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Protect your Facebook account from hackers with two-factor authentication

Don't be one of those people with a compromised account that spams all their friends.

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Use two-factor authentication for your Twitter account

If you want to keep hackers away from your Twitter account, two-factor authentication could be just the thing. But be warned: It's a little awkward to set up...

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Direct Twitter messages with links fall prey to technical issues

Twitter's direct messaging feature appears to be experiencing technical difficulties, and the social networking service says an issue with URLs is likely to blame.

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Annoyed citizens, unite! PublicStuff helps your city help you

Civic meets social on PublicStuff, a forum for complaining about your city where officials actually listen.

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Eight new mental illnesses brought to you by the Internet

The Internet is driving you insane with all sorts of exciting new conditions now being recognized by the medical community.

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How to keep your real name and face out of Google's ads

Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.

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