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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.

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.

Clockwise Podcast: Airing our grievances

Have we reached peak social media? Are serial entrepreneurs creepy? Will people on the Internet pay for anything? And what's on our tech holiday shopping lists? These questions may or may not be answered by Dan Moren, Jason Snell, Philip Michaels, and Susie Ochs.

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Clean up your public Internet profile

Maggs2378 found personal information "on one of those 'people search' web sites" and wants to know how to get it removed

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About 25 percent of HealthCare.gov applications have errors

CMS is working with insurance providers to identify applications with problems, an official says

Clockwise Podcast: Rise of the robots, working on iPads, music videos, and creepy ads

Jason Snell is joined by Dan Frakes, Christopher Breen, and Leah Yamshon to talk tech in 30 minutes or less.

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Bing Maps Preview is Microsoft's answer to Google Earth

Microsoft unveiled a preview app for Windows 8.1, with terrain and several famous world cities (plus Fresno, Calif.) redone in glorious 3D.

Google adds in-app search so you'll never need the web ever again

The humble web page's days may be numbered as Google opens search across mobile apps.

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