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Hacktivist group possibly compromised hundreds of websites

A group called Team GhostShell has published data from hundreds of website databases it claims to have hacked.

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Yahoo's custom launcher Aviate adds Google Now-style 'Smart Stream'

If you want a whole bunch of Yahoo one swipe away from your home page, then here's the way to do it.

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Windows 8.1 seizes undisputed lead over Windows XP

The worst of the XPocalypse is over, but can free upgrades avert a similar crisis for Windows 7?

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Gmail gets visual with hundreds of new themes, revamped emojis

Gmail has added more themes to choose from and has swapped its old emoticon menu for Hangouts-style emojis.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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Surface 3 LTE arrives for business before pleasure

Microsoft will sell its broadband-equipped tablet to business users in Europe first, followed by retail in the “coming weeks.”

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Sprint reverses course on plans to limit new 'All In' plans to 3G video speeds

$80 per month for a high-end smartphone and unlimited data? Sounds good, until you get to the fine print.

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Slacker Radio joins with ESPN to launch ‘His & Hers’ music station

ESPN columnists and on-air personalities Michael Smith and Jemele Hill to be celebrity DJs on the streaming-music service.

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The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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YouTube's Android, iOS apps now stream buttery-smooth 60 frames per second videos

Now you can watch 60fps YouTube videos on your mobile device, as well as your PC.

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Leap second causes Internet hiccup overnight

More than 2,000 networks crashed, but most recovered quickly, according to Dyn

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Sony launches crowdfunding site, features e-paper home control

First Flight is a platform designed to take in-house ideas from the planning stage to initial sales.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

What makes humans social? Facebook's CEO wants to know.

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One tap to action: Launch common tasks with these widgets and shortcuts

Go directly into specific tasks like setting a reminder, texting a family member, or identifying the name of a song.

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Syncing's not enough: How to back up and restore your Evernote data

Syncs can go awry. Cloud services can go down. Here's how to ensure your notes are there when you need them.