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Facebook tests a new way to show video - and make money from it

Called Suggested Videos, a new feed will appear first on iOS, showing both partner content and ads

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Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in California

It's the 11th incident of fiber cutting in a year

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Want an IPv4 Internet address? Get in line

North America's Internet registry has started a waiting list for requests it can't fulfill.

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Hacktivist group possibly compromised hundreds of websites

A group called Team GhostShell has published data from hundreds of website databases it claims to have hacked.

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Gmail gets visual with hundreds of new themes, revamped emojis

Gmail has added more themes to choose from and has swapped its old emoticon menu for Hangouts-style emojis.

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Leap second causes Internet hiccup overnight

More than 2,000 networks crashed, but most recovered quickly, according to Dyn

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Sony launches crowdfunding site, features e-paper home control

First Flight is a platform designed to take in-house ideas from the planning stage to initial sales.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to be the Stephen Hawking of social relations

What makes humans social? Facebook's CEO wants to know.

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Get your Snapchat fix with Facebook's new silly photos

Facebook's new photo uploader for iOS lets you make silly creations by overlaying text, stickers, emojis and filters.

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Facebook aims to srengthen link to mobile-first Africa with new office

Developing user communities outside the U.S. is important for Facebook

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Google harms users by favoring its own services in search results, study finds

Two U.S. academics have published a report slamming Google's practice of blending links to its own services with general search results.

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Tech throws its weight behind same-sex marriage ruling ... with rainbows and emojis

Companies are voicing support for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling across social media. Facebook has even released a filter for overlaying a rainbow on profile pictures.

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Here's how Facebook wants to make sharing links easier on mobile

A new button in Facebook's iOS app lets users search for and embed articles in their posts

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Instagram said to be back in North Korea

The block of the photo sharing website disappears with as much mystery as it appeared.

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A Facebook account is no longer needed for Messenger

Now you can sign up for Facebook's messaging service with just a name and phone number.