Don't-Miss Web and Social Software Stories

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Office 365's Outlook web interface spruces up with new features and a sleeker look

If you check your email in your browser, you'll want to check out these new Office 365 Outlook for web changes.

Amazon cracks down on sharing Amazon Prime benefits outside the home

Household sharing is now limited to two adults, who must now provide access to each other’s credit card details.

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Read-it-later app Pocket testing recommendations in public beta

Pocket wants to be the "Save Button for the Internet," and it needs your help.

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Twitter's new Windows 10 app is a huge improvement

The new version is a scalable universal app that catches up on features compared to Twitter apps for other platforms.

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New York City eases limits on Uber's growth

It's probably safe to say goodbye to "de Blasio" mode in Uber's app in New York

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Spam email rate falls below 50 percent for first time in a decade

Large spamming botnets are harder to run these days

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California fines Uber $7 million for not handing over service data

Regulators seek data including how often Uber complies with requests from people with disabilities

Large Reddit sections go dark after exit of popular staffer responsible for AMAs

Some moderators claim they should have been consulted.

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Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in California

It's the 11th incident of fiber cutting in a year

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Want an IPv4 Internet address? Get in line

North America's Internet registry has started a waiting list for requests it can't fulfill.

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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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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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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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Google harms users by favoring its own services in search results, study finds

Two U.S. academics have published a report slamming Google's practice of blending links to its own services with general search results.