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Surveillance, ICANN transition dominate Internet governance meeting

A non-binding statement called for Internet governance decisions by consensus among all stakeholders

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7 Internet fakes we wish were real

Spend a little time on the Web, and you'll know better than to trust your eyes. Still, we've come across a few online pranks that we wish were more truth than fiction.

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Pinterest launches Guided Search to navigate you through its 30 billion pins

This mobile-first tool makes search more like discovery.

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Xapo is a Bitcoin debit card that works like a MasterCard

With the help of MasterCard's payment network, users can spend Bitcoins just like cash at retail stores.

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Facebook tries to break the news with FB Newswire

The new tool will verify and surface news-related content on Facebook in real time

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Dorian Nakamoto thanks users for $23k donation, denies being Bitcoin creator

The alleged Bitcoin creator received over $23,000 worth of bitcoin from supporters

Activists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Internet governance conference

Participants at the conference also want concrete measures to emerge from the conference.

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Spreecast takes on Google Hangouts with a YouTube- and Reddit-inspired redesign

Large videos, up-votes, and chat are just a few of the live-streaming Google Hangouts competitor's new features.

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Blame Heartbleed: HealthCare.gov requires users to change their passwords

It's been a tough go for HealthCare.gov users. Now you can add "Heartbleed" to the list of concerns surrounding the site.

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Time Warner and Comcast push hassle-free, automatic Wi-Fi 2.0 hotspots

Hotspot 2.0 technology lets users automatically connect to any hotspot after a single login.

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San Francisco wants to end Airbnb abuses with proposed rules

New regulations would require San Francisco Airbnb host to register with the city and limit rentals to 90 days a year.

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Instagram goes down, prevents the masses from posting photos from brunch

The popular photo sharing service went down for a time Saturday, but is now back up and running. Hooray!

44 percent of Twitter users have never tweeted, says report

Never sent a tweet from your Twitter account? You're not alone. Far from it.

Rapid Reaction: Businesses unfriend Facebook

Puzzled by Facebook's news feed algorithm some businesses are dropping their presence on the social network in frustration. Zach Miners of IDG News Service breaks it down.

Facebook's government request report adds Instagram -- duck face and all

Facebook received about 12,600 US law enforcement requests in the second half of 2013