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Yahoo's Levinsohn leaves, as expected, after Mayer gets top job

Ross Levinsohn, who served as Yahoo's interim CEO for about two months until the company hired former Google executive Marissa Mayer on July 16, will leave the company Tuesday.

Fraudsters tempt Olympic fans with bogus streaming websites

The Olympic Games in London have sparked interest from fraudsters, with a raft of sites supposedly offering live video streams of events, according to a security vendor.

Phishing websites reach all-time high

The number of phishing websites detected reached an all-time high earlier this year, a sign that making fake websites spoofing real ones is still a lucrative trade for cybercriminals.

Bing and Google deepen social integration in search

Microsoft and Google are each taking steps to extend the social networking capabilities in their search services.

Will Marissa Mayer bring new life to Yahoo as CEO?

Yahoo's appointment of longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new CEO is a bet on a strong, competent leader, though one without experience in the company's core businesses, according to analysts.

Yahoo picks Google's Marissa Mayer as CEO

Yahoo has picked Google's Marissa Mayer as its new CEO, replacing Scott Thompson, the former PayPal president who left the Yahoo post less than six months into the job.

Nvidia investigating breach of hashed passwords

Nvidia said it is investigating the release of encrypted passwords from its user forums, another significant data breach following recent compromises at Yahoo and LinkedIn.

Yahoo fixes password-pilfering bug, explains who's at risk

Yahoo said it has fixed the flaw that allowed hackers to steal more than 450,000 passwords from one of its many services.

Passwords leaked from Yahoo: Boozy, preachy, angry -- and easy

A look through the compromised Yahoo account information says a lot about Web users and security -- namely, that they don't use much of it.

Wikipedia tool allows readers to suggest changes to articles

Wikipedia plans to ask users to provide suggestions to improve articles on its website, which could be incorporated into the articles by its editors.

Privacy groups hail Google, FTC settlement over Apple Safari tracking

Privacy advocates welcomed news of a possible Google proposal to settle Federal Trade Commission charges related to its surreptitious tracking of Safari users.

Google's Schmidt says China censorship will fail

After carefully working with China for the past two years, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt bluntly predicted the fall of the Great Firewall of China.

Remains of the Day: Mishmash

Apple bids adieu to its vice president of numbers, the story of how RIM failed to hit AT&T's softball pitch, and Google is crashing your MacBook.

TechHive: Social-network privacy settings compared

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Facebook, Google+, and Twitter all have settings that let you tweak what others can see on your profile, but navigating those settings can be a bit of a mess. Not all social networks give you complete control over your privacy online, so here's a quick overview of what Facebook, Google+, and Twitter allow you to do.

Google Now takes on Apple's Siri

With its new Google Now smart assistant, Google hopes to take search to another level -- and take on Apple's Siri.