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Here's how to block 'whitelist' ads from AdBlock Plus

AdBlock Plus has been under fire for whitelisting ads; it's easy to turn them off, though.

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FCC chairman doesn't plan to release net neutrality order before vote

Despite calls from congressional Republicans, Wheeler says the FCC should be able to debate the rules privately

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Twitter tests a smoother on-ramp for new users

A new sign-up process creates an instant, personalized newsfeed

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Yahoo gains US search share at Google's expense

Mozilla's decision to use Yahoo as the default search tool in Firefox is paying off for the Internet company.

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Google Now adds data from Lyft, Airbnb and many more apps

The content could give a lift to Google in mobile search

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NEC aims at Big Data 'sweet spot' with new SAP Hana tool

The cluster-management software helps boost availability in the AWS cloud

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Google misses with Q4 sales and earnings

Google said it experienced "strong currency headwinds" during the quarter.

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Watch the snow pile up in Boston in this awesome 2 minute video

Thirty inches of snow, forty hours, all in two minutes. Watch the East Coast blizzard dump snow on IDG's Boston headquarters.

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France wants to hold social media networks accountable for hate speech

A draft law will be prepared to make this happen, the French president said

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Snapchat and Twitter violate each other's personal space

Snapchat expands in the area of news, while Twitter releases private group messaging.

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Facebook testing spartan Android 'Lite' service

The app is geared toward people in less connected areas

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Facebook blocks content in Turkey deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad

Facebook took the steps after receiving a court order

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Facebook privacy class action suit to kick off in April

An Austrian court will deal with the admissibility of the case during the first hearing