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One missed email and Google Inbox will be in trouble

People may feel overwhelmed by the deluge of email arriving in their inboxes, but will they trust Google to show them the most important messages?

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Facebook hopes to get people talking with Rooms app

Facebook is going old school, with a stand-alone app for discussion boards aimed at letting users talk about shared interests without having to use their real names.

Abandoned subdomains pose a security risk for businesses

Many companies that set up subdomains for use with external services, but then stop using those services, could be leaving open a loophole attackers can exploit.

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What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said in Mandarin that so impressed the Chinese

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned many Chinese, not with a new Facebook feature, but because he spoke and answered questions in Mandarin for almost half an hour.

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Google Inbox will change everything about email (or not)

Meet Inbox. Not your dad's inbox, but the new (confusingly) named app from Google designed to replace dad's email inbox. Currently invite only for the hoi polloi, blogger reviews of Inbox are divided. Optimistic bloggers believe...

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Hands on with Inbox, Google's new way to experience Gmail

Google's Inbox is a fresh and modern approach to email -- but does it make managing your messages easier or more complex?

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Google rethinks webmail with Inbox

Google is taking another crack at email overload, but this time it's resorting to drastic measures, developing a new product apparently built from scratch without relying on Gmail.

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Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric

Twitter is moving into mobile app services with Fabric, a new tool for developers that ties their most popular services together into one extension.

Massive malvertising campaign hits Yahoo, AOL and other sites

Malicious advertisements made their way last week to almost two dozen popular websites and used browser-based exploits to infect computers with CryptoWall.

Apple: Internet Explorer? Never heard of it

Apple on Tuesday told browser users to pay attention to warnings of insecure digital certificates after reports of a "man-in-the-middle" attack against iCloud.com in China was revealed earlier in the week.

Yahoo squeezes out growth in Q3

Yahoo reported a 1 percent sales increase on Tuesday, a marked shift after multiple quarters of decline, though results in its critical ad business were mixed.

Your online TV watching is now being tracked across devices

Showing all viewers the same commercial six minutes into, say, an episode of "Modern Family" might soon be over. If you're watching it online.

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HTTPA: New tech transforms transparency into privacy

Privacy by obscurity is dead; long live privacy by transparency

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Chinese Big Brother launches nationwide attack on iCloud

Since the iPhone 6 launched in China, Chinese authorities have been staging a man-in-the-middle attack, via a self-signed digital certificate, so when Chinese users connect to iCloud.com, they are instead redirected to a spoofed...

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Snapchat rolls out non-'creepy' ads that still might get creepy

Ads are officially coming to Snapchat, in a form the company says is not "targeted," but Snapchat's own terms of service suggest it could do something very much like that.

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How to control trolls with Google+

Not all social networks are equal when it comes to defeating trolls, haters and spammers. Here's why Google+ has the best anti-troll system and how to use it.

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Neil Young's Pono music store has more than 600K songs 'ingested'

Neil Young says he is making progress toward filling his online Pono store with millions of high-fidelity music files. He's mum, though, on when people can start downloading and listening.

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Six browser plug-ins that protect your privacy

Privacy is a real concern for users these days. We review six browser plug-ins that offer privacy protection -- and a way to avoid ads.

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