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Is eBay warming up to Bitcoin?

Auction giant eBay wants to know how you feel about Bitcoin.

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Must-see viral video of the moment: Ylvis 'The Fox'

Gangnam Style meets Sesame Street: "The Fox," a new video from a Norwegian comedy duo, has captured the hearts of the Internet.

Survey: Almost 90 percent of Internet users have taken steps to avoid surveillance

Hackers, criminals and advertisers are at the top of the list of groups people wish to avoid, according to the survey from the Pew Research Center's Internet Project and Carnegie Mellon University.

Yahoo looks to freshen its image with a new logo

Yahoo's ongoing attempt to reinvent itself now includes a new logo.

Open-source project links Bitcoin with publishers

Ankur Nandwani wanted to pay for content, but not for a subscription, so he designed Bitmonet, a way to pay quickly for one-off access to sites with paywalls.

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Yahoo closes its China portal after gradual phase-out

After seeing its popularity decline, Yahoo's Internet portal in China has formally closed down, in a sign that e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is transitioning away from the brand.

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Trojan entices Craigslist users with fake software freebie

A malicious app is apparently being used to distribute mobile spyware on the popular via the free classifieds site.

Australian Sex Party gets no love from Google's AdWords

The Australian Sex Party, a political organization, has a hard time getting some love from Google.

Google patents 'scroogling,' but it's not all about ads

Mere months after Microsoft launched a blistering ad campaign ripping apart Google's targeted ads, the US Patent Office awards Google a patent for just that.

Learn how to cancel your online accounts

JustDelete.me gives you direct links to cancellation pages for hundreds of Web services.

New York Times website hacked

Less than two weeks after suffering a prolonged website outage, the New York Times was knocked offline again on Tuesday--apparently as the result of a malicious hacking attack.

Yahoo aims for consistency with site redesign

Yahoo has redesigned its Sports, Movies, Music, TV, omg, Games and Weather sites with a more consistent look and some personalized tools, the company said Tuesday.

US, others criticize new Vietnamese Internet law

A new Vietnamese Internet law that will put curbs on the types of information that can be exchanged on blogs and social media was criticized on Monday by a 21-nation inter-governmental group.

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Yahoo’s email genie grants wishes for new, less terrible usernames

Yahoo on Monday began doling out new usernames in an ongoing effort to clear the decks of old accounts.

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Browsers block ads, threaten free sites, researchers say

Nearly one in four browsers are now armed with an ad-blocking tool, reducing revenue at free-content websites, an Irish company said today