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PayPal to reorganize, cut 325 jobs

Internet payments company PayPal will cut 325 jobs as part of a companywide reorganization, its president said Monday.

Tumblr takes a tumble, stumbles back to life

Popular platform Tumblr experienced an outage Friday that took millions of blogs offline.


Google, Microsoft and Yahoo fix serious email weakness

The flaw could have allowed an attacker to create a spoofed message that passed a mathematical security verification

Make ridiculously easy conference calls with Speek

This free service takes the hassles out of setting up calls. No bridge numbers, passwords, or PINs.

Amazon Web Services outage takes out popular websites again

Issues at an Amazon Web Service datacenter in Northern Virginia had webmasters at Reddit, Flipboard and Airbnb dealing with unhappy customers on Monday.

FTC: Companies should limit facial recognition in some cases

Web companies using facial recognition technology should avoid identifying anonymous images of consumers to someone who could not otherwise identify them, unless the companies have the consumers' consent, a U.S. Federal Trade Commission report said.

Microsoft Office web apps get big update ahead of Windows 8

Microsoft just completed its makeover of Office Web Apps, adding improved touch support for phones and tablets and a modern sheen to complement the upcoming Windows 8.

Why are they called that? The silly stories behind six tech brands

How did TiVo, Skype, eBay, and others wind up with the names they did? JR Raphael has the answer.


Researchers: Steam URL protocol can be abused to exploit game vulnerabilities

Attackers can trick gamers into opening malicious steam:// URLs that exploit security issues in games to execute malicious code.

Four Web-based scheduling tools for small businesses

Still relying on a receptionist to schedule your appointments? One of these four services can do it for less—and you'll never have to pay overtime.