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Tiger Direct jumps on the Bitcoin bandwagon

Now you can use Bitcoin to buy a graphics card to use to mine more Bitcoin, then use THAT Bitcoin to buy ANOTHER graphics card to...

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 hijack Google Local hotel listings

The listing were modified to redirect to what appear to be affiliate marketing websites

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Relive the 1990s with these ancient, still-functioning websites

Get a healthy dose of nostalgia with these Seinfeld-era websites that time could not kill.

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Create a website the easy way

With the right online help, you can create a unique website--or even a store--without spending a lot of money

Wolfram Alpha working to challenge gadget blogs with searchable database

Want to know what 15-inch laptops are available for less than $1500? We can tell you. But soon, so will Wolfram Alpha.

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In memoriam: The tech we lost in 2013

Blockbuster. WinAmp. AltaVista! These brands, products and websites once meant something, and now they're gone.

Speed up your web browsing with Vimium's keyboard shortcuts

Vimium for Chrome lets you control websites with your keyboard.

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How to track Santa's Christmas Eve journey online, on Android, and on Facebook or Twitter

Thanks to an abundance of social, mobile, and web-wide options, keeping tabs on the Jolly Old Elf has never been easier.

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DOJ releases Megaupload discussions about mass infringement

Megaupload's lawyer says the conversations show the company's struggle with infringing materials stored there.

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Google: Government takedown requests rose during first half of 2013

Google says it received 3,846 requests from governments around the globe asking for takedowns between January and June 2013, a 68 percent increase from requests during the second half of 2012.

EU to reject Google's latest efforts to avoid an antitrust fine

The European Commission says Google's proposal to settle an E.U. antitrust case is not good enough and there is "little time left" to resolve the three-year case.

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5 tools for creating a personal brand site

Wrangle your online identity into one professional package with these turnkey Web page designers.

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Survey: Amazon sees more spending from Kindle owners

Now we know why Amazon isn't too worried about profiting from Kindle hardware sales. Turns out owners of those devices are spending big bucks with the online retailer.

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Google's new Tips site helps you dig deeper into Android, Gmail, Chrome, and more

They're handy, but beware: Google Tips' helpful tidbits also encourage you to share even more personal information with the advertising giant.