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Report: Yahoo may be developing its own search engine (again)

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer is reportedly fast-tracking two projects, code-named "Fast Break" and "Curveball," that could signal efforts to develop internal search technology.

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How to find out if someone has been snooping in your Gmail

A hidden feature in Gmail can tell you if someone's been rummaging through your love letters. Here's where to find it.

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Google may be the last calculator you'll ever need

How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer—here's how to get it.

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How to get Justin Bieber out of your Twitter timeline

MAKE IT STOP MAKE THE BIEBER TWEETS STOP!!

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Google adds pop-up website bios to search results

A new feature dishes out details about major sites before you follow that link.

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Spammers target Snapchat, Bitly, and Kik

Bitly is working with Symantec to clean up malicious links, the result of API keys left visible on the Web

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Mayer moves Yahoo further away from search with new content push

Yahoo’s new digital magazines, as well as a News Digest app, the acquisition of Aviate, and other new content led by Katie Couric all prove that Marissa Mayer has a new vision for the Internet giant.

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Zynga trials Bitcoin payments for in-game purchases

Players using Zynga's main portal can use bitcoins for seven games.

Hackers claim to expose phone information of 4.6 million Snapchat users

The post of phone numbers paired to Snapchat user names comes days after a security research firm identified the vulnerability in the social networking service.

Facebook tops US social networking charts, but users diversifying

Facebook remains universal favorite, but LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram also are seeing growth.

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Gone viral: The memes and videos that defined 2013

Such memes. Very viral. So Internet. Much wow.

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Amazon offers gift cards, shipping refunds for late deliveries

The company blames delivery companies for the delays

Facebook Status: Miserable

Are your Facebook status updates driving your friends to drink? Probably. Here are 10 social networking no-nos.

Bing boosts Satori on eightfold path to search englightenment

Bing's search results are now closer to what you'd expect from Google. And in some cases, Bing now turns up data that Google doesn't.

Blocked! User outrage spurs Twitter to reverse policy change

Twitter on Thursday faced a wave of backlash after it changed its blocking policies. The company quickly backtracked.

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The Kardashians hint at marketing potential for Instagram's messenger

Instagram Direct could help some brands boost their engagement, as a pack of inescapable reality TV stars proved.