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Ad-blocking software is costing websites real money

A new report released Monday says ad blocking will cost online businesses nearly $22 billion worldwide, and it will only get worse in the coming years.

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Yelp adds hospital and health care data to help plan your treatment

Alongside user reviews, the site now shows key survey information such as ER wait times and the quietness of guest rooms.

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Google search tweak helps you avoid long lines at local shops

Got a hankering for coffee but can't stand the thought of waiting in line? Google search on mobile can help you figure out if that's likely to happen.

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Twitch finally starts ditching Flash for HTML5

Twitch's slow move out from under Adobe Flash is slow going, but work on the video player is starting to appear.

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Amazon's 'Prime Day' birthday blowout promises more deals than Black Friday

Amazon's big Black Friday-style sale begins on Wednesday, but Walmart wants to play too.

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Yahoo axes Maps, Pipes, other services as it narrows focus

Yahoo says it has a clear focus on search, communications, and digital content, and to keep that focus some older services must go.

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Blocs 1.3 review: Web design program executes well on limited ambitions

Blocs makes it easy for amateurs to quickly build beautiful, modern web sites.

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Amazon massively expands free same-day Prime delivery in the U.S.

Want that HDMI cable today for online prices? Amazon's got you covered if you live in one of these 14 metropolitan areas.

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Wolfram's nifty new Image Identify site tells you what's in a picture (sometimes)

The new website lets you drop in any image and attempts to identify it, though it's more amusing than practical at the moment.

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Walmart's testing a $50 Amazon Prime competitor

Walmart reportedly plans to take on Amazon this summer with an invite only trial program that offers unlimited free delivery for a low annual fee.

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New Firefox features will eventually be limited to secure websites only

Non-secure HTTP sites will not get access to new browser features, Mozilla said

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How to move your website to a new host

If you run a website, there may come a time when you want to move it to a different host. Here’s how to pull it off without a hitch, and move your personal email too.

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Amazon Home Services sends professional handymen and instructors to your door

Amazon wants to help you find your next electrician, handyman, or plumber.

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The .SUCKS domain is coming soon to an angry website near you

Want to get your hate on for a certain company, brand, or product? Later this year, you'll be able to do that in style with your very own .sucks domain.

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Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

The leak of the information could help phishing campaigns.