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Amazon 'not optimistic' about ending book standoff with Hachette any time soon

Amazon recommends buying affected titles from its third-party sellers or competitors

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Cookies open Wordpress accounts to easy hijacking

If you use WordPress.com, don't log in to your account over an open Wi-Fi connection. You might regret it.

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EBay flaw could be used to hijack accounts, researcher says

The auction site hasn't patched the flaw after four days, so the researcher decided to go public

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Change your passwords, eBay users: The site was hacked

Customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and birth dates were swiped from eBay in a cyberattack, but financial information is reportedly safe.

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DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn't track you, makes terrific overhaul official

The privacy-themed search engine got a slew of new tools

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Bitly gets hacked, prompts password reset for all accounts

Website publishers will have to reauthorize Twitter and Facebook sharing as well.

Google, Amazon and other online giants warn FCC on net neutrality

Weaker net neutrality rules will pose a 'grave threat' to the Internet, major tech firms say.

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Microsoft's Bing now searches, finds Xbox Music

Microsoft has connected its Bing search engine to Xbox Music, allowing a quick and easy way to find your favorite tunes.

Adblock Plus works out kinks in Safari extension

The browser extension is mostly on par with ones for Chrome and Opera

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DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn't track you, finally challenges Google

Watch out Google: DuckDuckGo can compete on more than privacy now.

Mozilla proposes new version of net neutrality rules

The browser maker's propsal would regulate broadband providers' relationship with edge services

Amazon expands same-day delivery service to new cities, but leaves Las Vegas

Amazon expands its same-day delivery service on Thursday to more metropolitan locations across the U.S.

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7 Internet fakes we wish were real

Spend a little time on the Web, and you'll know better than to trust your eyes. Still, we've come across a few online pranks that we wish were more truth than fiction.

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New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.

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Microsoft opens ad-free Bing for Schools search engine to all U.S. schools

Microsoft launched the pilot earlier this year in five of the largest U.S. public school districts