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Read Later brings offline Instapaper and ReadItLater reading to the Mac

If you use Instapaper or ReadItLater to save articles for later reading, Read Later betters your Web browser for reading on your Mac. And it lets you read saved articles when offline.

Yahoo says it will implement Do Not Track worldwide later this year

Yahoo websites worldwide will comply with visitors' Do Not Track preferences starting later this year, the company announced Wednesday.

EU decision on Google expected soon

A ruling from the European Commission on allegations that Google abused its dominant market position is expected after April 9.

FTC chairman: Do-not-track law may not be needed

A do-not-track law focused on protecting Web users' privacy may not be necessary, with private groups working to implement recommendations from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the agency's chairman said Monday.

Google ends Chrome search rank penalty period

Google has released Chrome from the penalty box and reinstated the browser's PageRank after a 60-day self-imposed sentence over a rule-breaking marketing campaign.

Google faces class action lawsuits against new privacy policy

Google faces consumer complaints in federal courts in New York and California, claiming that its new privacy policy violates the company's earlier policies.

Firefox to turn on default encryption for all Google searches

Mozilla is currently testing default encrypted Google searches for all Firefox users, with the intent to make all Google searches encrypted in the near future.

Zediva: Former customers won't get refunds

The DVD-streaming service Zediva announced late last year that it knew customers were owed refunds and that it was planning its next steps. Over the weekend, the company announced that those next steps, in fact, do not involve refunding customers.

Remains of the Day: Myths and legends

The new iPad gets a legendary first unboxing, the rumored iTV is spotted overseas, and Microsoft has created a magical new touchscreen.

Apple's Retina-ready Web update reveals the pixels behind the magic

Apple has quietly updated its website so that it uses Retina display-ready graphics when appropriate for the new iPad. That change makes even clearer the image work involved in embracing the Retina display.

Apple to shut down iWork.com

Apple announced on Friday that it's shutting down the iWork.com public beta.

Google search domains to get HTTPS by default

The steady roll-out of SSL for the world's most popular websites continues with the news Google's global search domains will switch to HTTPS soon.

Opinion: Should you care about Pinterest?

It's the most hyped social-networking site since Twitter, but is Pinterest just another blip on the trend-o-meter or something that's worth your attention? If you're a collector, visual thinker, or retail business, the answer is yes.

Facebook pushes for HTML5 standards, mobile payments

Facebook is working with mobile operators to make phone-based payments easier and has launched an effort to standardize HTML5.

What you need to know about Do Not Track

Google decided on Thursday to get behind Do Not Track, technology that lets users opt out of online tracking done by websites and Internet advertisers. So where does Do Not Track stand now? We've put together some answers for you.