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FlipShare not dead yet (but it soon will be)

FlipShare, the video-sharing service that accompanied Cisco's Flip pocket camcorders, will finally close its doors at the end of 2013.

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Beyoncé's bob tops Bing searches for 2013

Beyoncé bumped Kim Kardashian from the top spot atop from Microsoft's list of the most-searched celebs on its Bing search engine.

Amazon looks to 30-minute deliveries via flying drone

Called Prime Air, Amazon's service will be powered by drones and will be ready from a technology standpoint as soon as necessary regulations are in place.

Amazon's proposed drones will deliver packages in 30 minutes or less

Amazon plans to use aerial drones to deliver packages via a new Prime Air service

Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com said Sunday the company plans to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less to customers by using unmanned aerial vehicles, perhaps as early as 2015.

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US HHS says it has reached HealthCare.gov deadline

HealthCare.gov, the troubled insurance-shopping website launched in October by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is now working well for most users, officials said Sunday.

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Brisk holiday shopping expected, much of it mobile

Holiday e-commerce is expected to jump as much as 17 percent this year over 2012, and much of the action will come from mobile devices.

Make money via online rebate sites while shopping for Black Friday deals

Online rebate sites like Ebates and Swagbucks will give you a small percentage of your online purchases back in cash or gift cards, but you must jump through some hoops first.

Microsoft launches Xbox Video website without crucial feature

The browser-based version of Xbox Video is now live, but Microsoft's using it to herd you towards Windows 8 and the Xbox One.

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Wikimedia is liable for contents of Wikipedia articles, German court rules

Wikimedia has to delete passages in Wikipedia articles if they turn out to be false, the court said.

11 tech products we couldn't live without

Whether beautiful, fast, useful, or just plain fun, this is tech we can all appreciate.

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Can a celebrity news team help revive Yahoo?

TV news anchor Katie Couric is the latest high profile journalist to join Yahoo's staff.

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Taking pay for links means you may be gambling with Google

Ever gotten an email offering to pay you to publish links on your blog? This black hat SEO trick could get you in hot water with search engines

AdBlock Plus erases YouTube's clutter and contentious Google+ comments

If you don't like YouTube's move to Google+ comments, you'll love AdBlock Plus's latest banhammer.

Bing now pulls in TripAdvisor results for travel searches

Microsoft's search engine is integrating TripAdvisor data into its search results, stepping up the search competition with Google.

Google Chrome experiment takes you on a stunning tour of Tolkien's Middle-earth

If you ever wanted to explore Rivendell or battle the monsters of Trollshaw Forest or Dol Guldur, now's you're chance.

Wikipedia asks editing services firm to stop changes to Wikipedia

Wikimedia Foundation has asked editing services firm Wiki-PR to cease and desist editing Wikipedia for pay and passing articles off as unbiased.