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Bing positions itself as go-to destination for Twitter search

Microsoft's Bing search engine says it will deliver quick links to Twitter topics, usernames and other information.

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Bitcoin auction going ahead despite US Marshals gaffe

After CCing instead of BCCing interested parties, the Marshals will still hold the auction

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Flipora's StumbleUpon rival now senses your mood

Flipora launches its second revision of its recommendation engine, complete with thousands of new interests. But it also wants your data, too.

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Procorem organizes your work and play

Procorem's combination of project management and collaboration tools can help busy people track everything from work projects to family outings on PCs and mobile devices.

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BitTorrent’s artist Bundles rack up 100 million downloads, pay gates on the way

Artists are warming up to BitTorrent after the company proves it’s a legitimate distribution platform.

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Proof the Net needs to move to IPv6 IP addresses: Microsoft runs out of U.S. address space

The work to enable IPv6 on Azure is well underway, but there is no due date set.

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Behind the Great Firewall: What it's really like to log on from China

Censorship in China affects many popular Internet services and websites, but there are ways to make do.

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Amazon's world domination is great for consumers, bad for everyone else

The company wants to control everything bought, sold, and processed -- including mobile payments and even your local babysitter.

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PayPal chief joins Facebook to strengthen mobile messaging

Facebook is looking to build new messaging experiences for its apps

Facebook to launch Slingshot, yet another photo messaging app

The new app focused on sharing everyday moments will launch soon, Facebook says.

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Hands-on with Irista, Canon's new online photo storage service

Looking for a new home for your photos? Canon has a service you might be interested in, but only for up to 10GB of storage for now.

US researcher banned for mining Bitcoin using university supercomputers

Caught using National Science Foundation-funded supercomputers to generate virtual currency, the researcher received a government-wide ban.

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Flickr to dump Facebook, Google logins in favor of Yahoo accounts by end of June

In March, Yahoo said it was coming and now it has. Flickr will soon stop accepting Facebook and Google logins.

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Thrive Solo: business management for freelancers

Thrive Solo's slickly designed tools for busy freelancers help with everything from project management and time tracking to business analytics and invoicing.

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What Europe's new 'right to be forgotten' online means

Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.