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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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New Web flaw enables powerful social engineering attacks

A new type of Web vulnerability can trick users into downloading malicious executable files that are not actually hosted where they appear to be.

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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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Hackers strike defense companies through real-time ad bidding

Hackers have embraced a major change in how online ads are sold and are now using advanced ad-targeting capabilities to precisely deliver malware.

Twitpic is shutting down -- really -- after a failed acquisition

Image hosting company Twitpic will, in fact, shut down on Oct. 25, the firm said Thursday -- a surprising development since it previously said an acquisition would save it from death.

Drupal releases patch for serious SQL injection flaw

Drupal has released a patch for a highly critical flaw in its content management system that could allow rogue code to run.

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Google misses forecasts, while cost per click also dips

Google missed analyst forecasts for both earnings and income in the third quarter, while the amount it makes when users click on ads also dipped.

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Here's a bird’s eye view of Ebola epidemic

Data-publishing platform Silk has created a world map depicting the spread of the Ebola epidemic worldwide.

Facebook doubles reward for bug reports in ad code

Facebook is doubling the rewards it will pay for security vulnerabilities related to code that runs its advertising system.

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