Don't-Miss Web site Stories

amazonprimenow

Amazon Prime Now delivers your order in an hour, but only in Manhattan for now

Need some paper towels, an Apple USB cable, and a Frozen DVD in the next hour? If you're in Manhattan, Amazon can do that for you.

yearinsearch2014

From ebola to Flappy Bird: These are the most popular Google Searches of 2014

Google's top trending searches for 2014 are out and the top searches for gamers might surprise you.

Amazon's 'Make an Offer' program lets you haggle for even lower prices

You can't make an offer on many product categories yet, but if you're looking for collectible items Amazon now gives you the chance to knock a few bucks off the price.

amazonelementsheader

Amazon starts selling its own ethically sourced diapers to hook parents on Prime

It may seem like an odd choice for Amazon to start making its own diapers, but it makes more sense than you might think.

amazontakeoutdelivery

One-click dinner: Amazon tests restaurant Takeout & Delivery service

Amazon wants to make deciding what to order for dinner as easy as comparing laptops.

google kids logo

Hey kids! Google is developing versions of search, Gmail, and YouTube just for you

It's unclear how far Google will go, but the company will need to build in pretty bulletproof safeguards to reassure parents as they let their kids go online.

indiegogoinsurance

Indiegogo tests crowdfunding insurance to give backers peace of mind

Getting money back from crowdfunded failures could get a lot easier if Indiegogo goes ahead with optional insurance plans.

google contributor

Ads got you down? With Google Contributor you can pay to remove them

If you're sick of ads, try paying $1 to $3 per month through Google Contributor.

dolphinbrowser primary

Google search adding 'mobile friendly' label to show when a site plays nice with phones

Whether a site is optimized for mobile could become a search rank signal, Google said

encryptitall

EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates

The new CA is called Let's Encrypt and its goal is to encourage the widespread adoption of SSL/TLS on the Internet

kindle ebook

Hachette book preorders return to Amazon as companies come to terms

The publisher and retailer resolve their months-long dispute, which had prompted Amazon to stop taking pre-orders, delay new releases and refuse discounts.

mozvr

Mozilla's MozVR brings virtual reality to the web

Believe it or not, the Oculus Rift is coming and Mozilla wants the web to be ready for the virtual reality revolution.

bing emoji search

Bing emoji search brings new meaning to smiley faces

Yahoo also offers the tool. Google? Not yet.

shutterstock 22862458

Three services that take the headache out of creating a website

Everyone should have a website. If you don't, here are three ways to publish one quickly and easily.

youtube logo 2014

YouTube served users malicious advertisements, Trend Micro says

The advertisements redirected victims to the Sweet Orange exploit kit, which tries to install malware.