Google Music adds scan and match feature

Google's feature saves you the time of manually uploading your music to Google Music

Google puts Dead Sea Scrolls sacred text online

Dead Sea Scrolls go digital ending over a half century of controversy over access to the ancient manuscripts.

Raspberry Pi gets an app store

Raspberry Pi, a $25 credit-card sized Linux computer introduced earlier this year, is getting its own app store.

Twitter allows users to download archives of their tweets

Your past microblogging gems gift wrapped in new feature apparently being rolled out.

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Mobile malware: It's bad now, but will be worse in 2013

The Cybersecurity company Eset predicts Android infections will grow next year, as more people use their smartphones for banking and other operations tempting to thieves.

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Opponents say ITU treaty threatens Internet freedom

The United States has joined 20 other countries in refusing to sign a produced by the International Telecommunications Union. The objectors say the statement would harm Internet freedom by allowing greater control over the Internet by governments.

Congress considers ban on smartphone tracking apps

The bill is aimed at makers of so-called smartphone stalking apps, which allow the location of a cellphone to be tracked in secret

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Facebook launches significant new privacy changes

The moves by the giant social network make it easier for users to access privacy controls.

Xbox Live to add MTV, Flixster, 40 other apps to lineup

Many of the new Xbox Live apps will be rolling out in the 'coming weeks'

Instagram yanks photo viewing from Twitter streams

Images from the Instagram photo-sharing service no longer appear in Twitter's feed streams, although users can embed links into tweets, and the microblogging service may be planning to launch its own image processing tool.

Google Now coming to desktop near you

Developers add code to Chrome browser to pop up GN notifications.

Anonymous affiliate indicted for threats, stolen credit cards

A Texas grand jury has indicted Barrett Brown, who is accused of assisting the hacker collective Anonymous by posting a video containing threats as well as information about credit cards reportedly stolen after an Anonymous hack.

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BlueStacks mulls a utility to run Android apps on Windows RT

The BlueStacks utility enables Android apps to run on PCs and Macs, and is considering making a version for Windows RT. If Microsoft permits it, the move would make hundreds of thousands of Android apps available on the Surface RT tablet.

Twitter users gain free tool to identify fake followers

Socialbakers says its tool can determine what percentage of your Twitter faithful are fake, inactive or good

Instagram photos botched on Twitter

The photo glitch was intentional but not act of war, says Instagram CEO.

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