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Bing now pulls in TripAdvisor results for travel searches

Microsoft's search engine is integrating TripAdvisor data into its search results, stepping up the search competition with Google.

Google Chrome experiment takes you on a stunning tour of Tolkien's Middle-earth

If you ever wanted to explore Rivendell or battle the monsters of Trollshaw Forest or Dol Guldur, now's you're chance.

Wikipedia asks editing services firm to stop changes to Wikipedia

Wikimedia Foundation has asked editing services firm Wiki-PR to cease and desist editing Wikipedia for pay and passing articles off as unbiased.

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Yahoo CEO Mayer talks mobile forst strategy, design approach

Yahoo is taking a "mobile first" approach to its product strategy, to the point where mobility could reinvent the company, according to CEO Marissa Mayer.

YouTube returns after a short, widely seen outage

A brief YouTube outage on Monday was the one of the biggest recent glitches for the popular video site, according to a company that uses complaints on Twitter and other sources to measure the impact of online outages.

In the wake of NSA spying, Yahoo promises encryption everywhere

By March, Yahoo users will have the option to encrypt all data flow to and from the Web company's services.

Hackers claim they used zero-day vulnerability to breach vBulletin support forum

A group of hackers claim to have exploited an undocumented vulnerability in the vBulletin Internet forum software in order to break into the MacRumors.com and vBulletin.com forums.

HealthCare.gov enrolls just 27,000 in first month

The number of enrollees so far represents a small fraction of those eligible for health insurance under the so-called Obamacare law passed in 2010.

Lawmakers: HealthCare.gov security warnings came before launch

Henry Chao, deputy CIO at CMS, and other Obama administration officials defended the security practices at HealthCare.gov during an often contentious oversight committee hearing Wednesday.

Next-gen HTTP 2.0 protocol will require HTTPS encryption (most of the time)

The future of the Web is encryption, though there are still some technical details to work out.

Google Images under fire in new EU antitrust complaint

A coalition of photographers and picture agencies submitted a formal antitrust complaint to the European Commission, alleging Google uses images without the rights holders' consent.

Clockwise Podcast: Trouble with the curve

The institution of email, the utter pointlessness of curved phones, who should compete with YouTube, and Twitter's new custom timelines. Dan Moren welcomes guests Philip Michaels, Jason Cross, and Serenity Caldwell.

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Study: Netflix, YouTube traffic on the rise; peer-to-peer file sharing nears extinction

Netflix and YouTube now consume just over half of all downstream traffic in North America, according to a study by networking equipment company Sandvine.

Amazon, U.S. Post Office team up for Sunday deliveries

Sunday deliveries are coming to New York and L.A. ahead of a larger roll out in 2014, and weekend shipments are still free for Amazon Prime members.

How to edit GIFs without resorting to Photoshop

Here's our hands-on with EZgif.com, an easy, Web-based tool for people with zero graphics know-how.

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