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Exploring Google Search's tenuous relationship with pirated content

Mountain View says it filters copyright-infringing content from its autocomplete function, but not all search filters are created equal.

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How Yahoo could have improved its logo

Yahoo has a new logo, but we think the company could have done better.

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Ya-who cares? Barely changed logo obscures company's radical transformation

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer adds a "touch of whimsy" to the company's new logo, but the look falls flat.

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Are mix tapes legally protected? Spotify suit questions originality of compilations

Is track order a legally-protected concept? The courts will have to sort this one out.

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FAQs about hacks: Everything you need to know about the Syrian Electronic Army

What is the Syrian Electronic Army? What are they after? Should you be scared? Read on for the answers.

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Uber sets sights on Middle East with rides in Dubai

Uber is navigating its way through international waters with test rides in Dubai and Johannesburg—and China could be next.

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The comeback kid: How Yahoo, a site your friends never visit, dominates the Internet

comScore's July traffic numbers show Yahoo catapulted to the top of the Internet. But how?

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MTV Video Music Awards: Where to stream and follow all the hot young talent

This collection of videos, information, and links will put you in the know on all the nominees and their illustrious bodies of work. Or just their bodies.

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How to find a lost message in Gmail

Vicki Pen lost three important messages from her Gmail inbox. I help her find them.

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LinkedIn adds University Pages to help the college-bound

Powered by LinkedIn's 200 million users, the new service returns a treasure trove of data on colleges, so you can see where alumni live and work, among other data.

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Facebook disables some legitimate apps while targeting malicious ones

The use of tools to detect malicious patterns in apps led Facebook to temporarily disable some legitimate third-party apps that integrate with the social networking website.

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Facebook Payments

Facebook readies roll-out of mobile payment system for e-commerce

Facebook's new mobile payment system may place it in direct competition with PayPal.

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Hands on: MixBit is not another YouTube—but that's OK

MixBit, an iPhone app from YouTube developers, has an inspired idea of crowdsourcing video. Who knows? It may just play.

Hands-on: Google starts highlighting in-depth articles in (some) search results

Google's Knowledge Graph already provides you with tasty informational tidbits, and now, the company plans to point you towards the meatier stuff.

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How to shop online without a credit card

Diana Delgado asked if there are ways to shop online without the traditional piece of plastic.

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