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Hachette book preorders return to Amazon as companies come to terms

The publisher and retailer resolve their months-long dispute, which had prompted Amazon to stop taking pre-orders, delay new releases and refuse discounts.

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Mozilla's MozVR brings virtual reality to the web

Believe it or not, the Oculus Rift is coming and Mozilla wants the web to be ready for the virtual reality revolution.

Alleged operator of Silk Road 2.0 arrested, faces narcotics charges

The 26-year-old was arrested Wednesday in San Francisco and faces multiple charges in New York.

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Drupal users: Assume your site was hacked if you didn't apply Oct. 15 patch immediately

Drupal site owners who failed to rapidly deploy a recent critical patch were advised to restore their sites from backups

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Is your IP address really yours? EU court to decide the question

If IP addresses are considered personal data, that could be a win for some privacy advocates.

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Reddit gets into crowdfunding with new Redditmade site

Got a favorite subreddit you visit every day? Pretty soon you may be able to purchase a t-shirt to show off your subreddit love.

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Bing emoji search brings new meaning to smiley faces

Yahoo also offers the tool. Google? Not yet.

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Three services that take the headache out of creating a website

Everyone should have a website. If you don't, here are three ways to publish one quickly and easily.

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YouTube served users malicious advertisements, Trend Micro says

The advertisements redirected victims to the Sweet Orange exploit kit, which tries to install malware.

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Fix for critical 'POODLE' attack against SSL 3.0 could break Web for Internet Explorer 6

Experts say that SSL 3.0 should be disabled even though some legacy products still use it.

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Google Express adds more cities, a monthly service charge, and booze

The search giant gets serious about same-day delivery.

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Linux botnet 'Mayhem' spreads through Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell

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12 sites that can replace your desktop software: Read about that and more in PCWorld's October Digital Edition

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition.

Shellshock probing led Yahoo attackers to a different bug

The bug has now been fixed and user data was not at risk, the company said

Bing integrates song lyrics into search results

Microsoft finally added a search feature to Bing that Google doesn't have: song lyrics.