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Next-gen HTTP 2.0 protocol will require HTTPS encryption (most of the time)

The future of the Web is encryption, though there are still some technical details to work out.

Google Images under fire in new EU antitrust complaint

A coalition of photographers and picture agencies submitted a formal antitrust complaint to the European Commission, alleging Google uses images without the rights holders' consent.

Clockwise Podcast: Trouble with the curve

The institution of email, the utter pointlessness of curved phones, who should compete with YouTube, and Twitter's new custom timelines. Dan Moren welcomes guests Philip Michaels, Jason Cross, and Serenity Caldwell.

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Study: Netflix, YouTube traffic on the rise; peer-to-peer file sharing nears extinction

Netflix and YouTube now consume just over half of all downstream traffic in North America, according to a study by networking equipment company Sandvine.

Amazon, U.S. Post Office team up for Sunday deliveries

Sunday deliveries are coming to New York and L.A. ahead of a larger roll out in 2014, and weekend shipments are still free for Amazon Prime members.

How to edit GIFs without resorting to Photoshop

Here's our hands-on with EZgif.com, an easy, Web-based tool for people with zero graphics know-how.

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HealthCare.gov's problems: What we know so far

What's wrong with HealthCare.gov? Here are some answers.

Kim Dotcom's 'Mega' storage service dumps its beta tag, picks up some new features

Megaupload may be dead and gone, but Mega—the file storage and sharing service that rose from Megaupload's ashes—is going strong.

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'So, that's why it's called Bluetooth!' and other surprising tech name origins

The hidden, and occasionally accidental, history of common tech brand names.

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HealthCare.gov experiences more problems

Users of HealthCare.gov, the troubled insurance-shopping website run by the U.S. government, were having problems logging in and completing applications again on Wednesday, an official said.

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Republicans hammer HHS secretary for HealthCare.gov issues

The site, a key feature of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, is one way for uninsured U.S. residents to shop for new coverage soon to be available through the law.

Senators question security at HealthCare.gov

U.S. lawmakers questioned the security of HealthCare.gov, the U.S. government's troubled insurance-shopping website, after reports that one applicant's personal information was shared with another applicant.

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Real life Mob Wars: MafiaLeaks uses Tor anonymity to battle organized crime

A new site wants to use the power of anonymity to battle organized crime in southern Italy.

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HealthCare.gov's enrollment system crashes Monday

The troubled website was down for 90 minutes Monday, and more service interruptions are likely, officials say.

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Berners-Lee urges countries toward open data strategy

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the world wide web, called on governments around the world to open up their data to the public.