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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

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Blame Heartbleed: HealthCare.gov requires users to change their passwords

It's been a tough go for HealthCare.gov users. Now you can add "Heartbleed" to the list of concerns surrounding the site.

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How to start receiving personalized alerts on Bing

Here's how to take advantage of Bing's new personalization feature to get timely news and weather updates on Bing.com

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Bing gets personal ahead of Cortana launch

Bing.com is getting Google Now-ish with new personalized cards on the Bing homepage.

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Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key

CloudFlare said its challenge shows how dangerous is the OpenSSL bug.

In Heartbleed's wake, Comodo cranks out fresh SSL certificates

Comodo's chief technology officer warns it is still very early in the remediation process

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10 April Fools' tech gags so bizarre they might almost be true (but they aren't, sorry)

Most April Fools' Day jokes barely merit a groan, but these ten are worth a smile.

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Online mall Square Market latest to accept bitcoin

Sellers will still be credited with U.S. dollars to reduce exposure

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Oculus fallout proves nobody understands what Kickstarter truly does: Fund hope

No, Oculus' Kickstarter backers didn't receive a slice of the $2 billion Facebook pie, but we ALL got so much more.

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U.S. government pulls out of ICANN

The NTIA plans to let its domain-name contract with ICANN expire in late 2015, its administrator says. ICANN will then develop its own Internet governance model.

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Move over Veronica Mars: These crowdfunded projects also raked in big bucks

Veronica Mars hits theaters today, thanks to fans who helped fund the movie via Kickstarter. We look at ten other crowdfunding success stories.

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Google Search makeover ditches underlined links and downplays ads

Google Search just got a mobile-mirroring makeover.

As Web turns 25, its creator, Tim Berners-Lee, calls for a 'Magna Carta'

New rules are necessary to protect the Web from government interference, says the man who helped start everything.

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Bypassing content filters: How to see the web they don't want you to see

Maybe it's your own digital content, geo-blocked overseas. Maybe it's something you're not supposed to see. These tools could get you to it, but proceed with caution.