Zach MinersIDG News Service

Zach Miners covers social networking, search and general technology news for IDG News Service

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Yahoo acquires video streaming startup RayV

RayV's technology will help Yahoo deliver mobile video.

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Public parking app MonkeyParking suspends service in San Francisco

The move comes after a cease-and-desist demand from the city attorney.

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LinkedIn tries again to keep people connected, with a redesigned app

The company's Connected app uses a cards interface to deliver updates on people's contacts

Microsoft settles with No-IP in botnet hunt, after seizing its domains

Microsoft "regrets any inconvenience" caused by service outages, the company said.

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Mt. Gox CEO selling Bitcoins.com, will give some proceeds to burned investors

The domain will go on sale July 24, with an opening bid of $185,000

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Google Glass creator wants something smaller, faster and less awkward

Babak Parviz lays out Google's goals for an improved version of the device.

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Zuckerberg: Basic Internet should be as universal as 911 service

Certain Internet services should be provided for free like some phone services, according to Facebook's CEO.

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Google adds 13 more languages to Gmail

The languages change Gmail's display, not individual messages

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Oculus buys RakNet, whose engine revved up 'Minecraft,' 'Lego Universe'

The company will also hold its first developers conference in late September

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'Reading Rainbow' reboot coming to Android, Apple TV, Xbox

A successful Kickstarter campaign raised more than $5 million

on techhive.com

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Lights out for Yahoo's Shine site, Xobni email apps, other products

There's a lot of house-cleaning going on at Yahoo headquarters.

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Bitcoin exchange Coinbase tries to quell security concerns with 'vault' service

The optional feature adds more steps to Bitcoin transactions

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EFF sues the NSA to disclose use of software security flaws

The EFF filed suit against the NSA and ODNI Tuesday, seeking information about zero-day flaws.

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Google launches 'cookie choices' site to let Europeans know how they're being tracked

With code, publishers can incorporate data notifications into their sites. But who's doing what? Google aims to let you know.