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10 obscure, highly specialized browsers that will make you forget about Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Sick of the Big Three browsers? These 8 alternatives scratch more niche interests.

Chrome's bleeding-edge Canary build adds support for next-gen HTTP/2 web tech

Google took another step towards transitioning away from SPDY and towards HTTP/2 by adding the standardized protocol to Canary.

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The .SUCKS domain is coming soon to an angry website near you

Want to get your hate on for a certain company, brand, or product? Later this year, you'll be able to do that in style with your very own .sucks domain.

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Google error leaks owner personal info for nearly 300,000 websites

The leak of the information could help phishing campaigns.

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Microsoft's Bing will predict the entire NCAA tournament bracket for you

Microsoft will apply its knowledge to the NCAA basketball tourney, also known as "March Madness," and publish an entire bracket's worth of predictions sometime this weekend. Could it be the edge you need?

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Over a million WordPress websites at risk because of flaw in popular SEO plug-in

The vulnerability in a plug-in from Yoast exposes sites to SQL injection attacks

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The Google Store is Google's new hardware home online

Google-flavored hardware is saying sayonara to the Play Store and hello to the Google Store.

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Unindexed: The website that was built for Google to destroy

'Unindexed,' an art-technology project, explored the permanence of the web

Adobe invites help with hunting vulnerabilities, but no bounty money

The company offers no bounties, just public kudos.

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Malware-spreading drive-by attack relies on hacked GoDaddy accounts

The Angler exploit kit is using subdomains created by cybercriminals on real domain name accounts as part of its infrastructure

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Lenovo, Google websites hijacked by DNS attacks

Both sites were redirected after hackers tampered with DNS records

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Lenovo's website hacked in wake of Superfish debacle

The source code for the page names two alleged hackers.

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Worse than Superfish? Comodo-affiliated PrivDog compromises web security too

The tool replaces SSL certificates without validating them first, opening the door to man-in-the-middle attacks

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Russia reportedly opens antitrust suit against Google

The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service of Russia has begun an inquiry into Google's business practices, according to the company.

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Bing has your Oscars 2015 predictions cheat sheet all filled out

Just in time for your Oscars pool, Microsoft has put its social sniffer to work, using online chatter, media predictions, and prior award winners to make its picks.