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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.

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The 4 reasons I switched from Google to Bing

If you're still Googling, you haven't seen the latest improvements in Bing's search engine. Recent convert Mark Hachman tells you why he switched, and you could do the same.

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Malicious ads distributed 'on a large scale' by Zedo, Google's DoubleClick ad networks

The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware.

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Internet Slowdown Day by the numbers: The people spoke about Net Neutrality

More than half a million new comments are on their way to the FCC, lobbying against the regulatory body's Open Internet guidelines.

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Internet Slowdown Day FAQ: How Netflix, Wordpress, and other web giants are fighting for Net Neutrality

Another day, another Internet protest in the continuing cat and mouse game between supporters and detractors of net neutrality.

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Comcast's open Wi-Fi hotspots inject ads into your browser

Comcast wants you to be sure you're connecting to an authentic Xfinity hotspot, so it's injecting JavaScript ads into your browser.

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Malicious ads hit Amazon, YouTube and Yahoo, Cisco says

The 'Kyle and Stan' network has been running since May

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Microsoft's MSN redesign seems less like Metro, more like Google’s cards

If the MSN redesign is any indication, Microsoft is moving away from the colorful tiles of Windows 8's Modern style, replacing it with a surprisingly Google-y look and feel.

Just five gangs in Nigeria are behind most Craigslist buyer scams

They've recruited US-based accomplices to make their scams look less suspicious

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Microsoft revamps MSN with Metro flair and integrated productivity tools

Microsoft has signed up over 1,300 content providers for MSN

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Net neutrality advocates plan slow-lane protest

Several large websites will display site-loading spinning wheel icons to symbolize slow connections.

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The 10 best websites for students

Bookmark these sites that can prove a valuable resource during the school year.