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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.

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Unlike Google, Bing gives no rankings boost for encrypted websites

Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.

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CloudFlare reveals 'Universal SSL': Free, headache-free encryption for websites

Having encryption is critical to advancing a more secure future of the Internet, according to CloudFlare

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Yahoo will ring in the new year by killing its website directory

Other services like Yahoo Education and Qwiki will also close, Yahoo said. But it's the Web directory that first launched Yahoo onto the Web.

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Will that game play on your PC? Can You Run It tells you

Can You Run It scans your PC and compares it against a game's hardware requirements.