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Apple acknowledges developer portal hack

Apple's developer portal has been offline since the middle of last week. On Sunday, Apple explained the outage.

How to use IFTTT to automate your online life

The quietly powerful If This, Then That fetches and carries Web content from one service to another so you don't have to. Learn how it works and check out some of its best 'recipes.'

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W3C rejects ad industry attempt to hijack do-not-track specs

The World Wide Web Consortium has rejected an attempt by the advertising industry to hijack a specification describing how websites should respond to "do not track" requests sent by Web browsers.

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Mac Gems: OneSafe gives 1Password some password-saving competition

There's no shortage of password managers for OS X, but Lunabee's OneSafe, like the popular 1Password, sets itself apart with a smart feature set and impressive usability.

How to protect your PC from Prism surveillance

You have the right to be secure in your electronic communications. Here are a few tips on how to do it.

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What to do when Netflix, Google, and other browser plug-ins won't update

Lex Friedman couldn't successfully update the Google Hangouts plug-in, or the Silverlight plug-in that Netflix requires. After much trial and error, he found the fix.

Remains of the Day: Never forget

Amazon took not just a page from Apple's book, but apparently a whole site. Elsewhere, Intel is telling it like it is, and Jonathan Ive racks up yet another major award.

Browser engine forking isn't the end of the world

Announcements from browser makers last week may recall the bad old days of browser incompatibility, but this isn't IE6 all over again.

YouTube joins Facebook in the 1 billion users club

The video-sharing service can thank Generation C for pushing it past the billion-user milestone. That's the generation of Americans, age 18 to 34, who watch YouTube on multiple devices and enjoys video creation and sharing.

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How to migrate RSS feeds from Google Reader

With Google Reader closing in the coming months, taking your RSS feeds with you to a new service doesn't need to be a painstaking process. In this IDG News Tech Tips video, we'll show you how it's done.

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