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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.

Remains of the Day: Death defying

CNet chronicles Netflix's near-death experience, The Daily may be on death's door, and one notable individual things many patents should die off.

Who owns your tweets?

Both corporations and employees who tweet on their company's behalf must clarify the question.

Hackers publish emails, passwords from Yahoo service

A group of hackers on Thursday published a list of more than 453,000 log-in credentials on the Internet that were allegedly stolen from a database associated with a Yahoo service.

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.

Google to pull Chrome plug on OS X Leopard

Google will pull the plug for Chrome running on OS X 10.5, aka Leopard, after it releases version 21, which is currently in beta and will reach the browser's stable channel next month.

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.

Report: Google, FTC near deal on Safari privacy violation

Google is close to a deal with the Federal Trade Commission to pay a record fine of $22.5 million related to violating the privacy of millions of Apple Safari users.

Yahoo, Facebook settle patent dispute

Yahoo and Facebook have settled a patent dispute, according to a statement Facebook released Friday afternoon.

Get this app: Can I Stream It?

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If you're looking to stream a specific movie, Can I Stream It? will tell you which streaming services carry that title.

Online Storage Face-Off: Google Drive vs. Dropbox

When these online storage sluggers come out fighting, will there be a knockout, or just a bloody match?

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.

Help wanted: Apple using Oracle, IBM servers in data center

Apple is running servers from IBM and Oracle with flavors of the Unix operating system at its Malden, North Carolina, data center, according to a job entry posted on the company's website.