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Hands-on with Irista, Canon's new online photo storage service

Looking for a new home for your photos? Canon has a service you might be interested in, but only for up to 10GB of storage for now.

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Verizon threatens to sue Netflix in war of words over video quality

Verizon objects to a Netflix message that blames the ISP for video streaming issues.

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Flickr to dump Facebook, Google logins in favor of Yahoo accounts by end of June

In March, Yahoo said it was coming and now it has. Flickr will soon stop accepting Facebook and Google logins.

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Google's search to shame sites that don't play well with phones

Google says that it will discourage users from clicking on sites that don't correctly process page requests from mobile phones.

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What Europe's new 'right to be forgotten' online means

Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.

Viewing a Web page isn't copyright infringement, top EU court rules

The case could have made infringers out of millions of ordinary Internet users across the EU

Kickstarter loosens the rules for green-lighting crowdfunding projects

The site's new Launch Now feature means an algorithm and not human moderators will review crowdfunding proposals as part of an overall effort to get projects up on Kickstarter more quickly.

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Microsoft partners with ESPN on touch-friendly World Cup site

Microsoft launches an "essentials" site to introduce casual fans to the madness that is the World Cup soocer tournament.

Flaws in popular SEO plug-in put WordPress websites at risk

Users of the 'All in One SEO Pack' plug-in should update as soon as possible, security researchers from Sucuri warn

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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.