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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

Saving YouTube videos for offline viewing

Watching a YouTube video typically requires an Internet connection, but with a little preparation the videos can be saved for later offline viewing.

Tech Tip: Saving YouTube videos for offline viewing

Saving YouTube videos for offline viewing is simple, but beware of copyright violations.

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Define awesome: Google beefs up dictionary in search

Google unveiled some cool new features to the dictionary function in its search.

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China's Baidu buys majority stake in group buying site Nuomi

Chinese search giant Baidu plans to spend US$160 million to buy a majority stake in a leading group buying site in the country, part of a string of recent deals the company had made to bolster its Internet business.