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Sidecar warns drivers to steer clear of airport after arrests

Sidecar is advising its drivers to steer clear of San Francisco International Airport after officials there started issuing citations to drivers for picking up and dropping off passengers.

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Flipboard magazines land on PCs via the Web

You can now share any content you've turned into a digital magazine with Flipboard with anyone via a public weblink.

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Bill Gates: the college lecture is dead—but Microsoft Bob isn't

With the Internet allowing students to "shop" for the best lectures, the role of the college professor should shift to facilitating the progress of individual students, Bill Gates tells a Microsoft education summit.

Get a disposable email address from MailDrop

Need to complete a Web registration but don't want to give out your address? This free service offers a simple alternative.

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Yahoo buys Xobni; some products have a year to live

Yahoo has bought Xobni, which specializes in organizing user address books. Most of Xobni's products will be phased out in a year's time.

Research and compare the latest smartphones at PhoneRocket

This handy site gives you a side-by-side comparison of any two phone models, all so you can make a more informed decision.

Report: NSA Prism program spied on Americans' emails, searches

The National Security Agency's Prism program tapped directly into the servers of most of the web's largest companies, monitoring our search history, the content of emails, file transfers, and live chats, The Guardian alleges.

Yahoo Mail redesign becomes permanent, privacy issues surface

The new Yahoo privacy agreement allows the company to scan your email for information to create targeted advertisements.

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EA confirms existing games will also ditch Online Pass

Electronic Arts is dropping its unpopular Online Pass program not only for new titles, but for its existing line as well.

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How to find out where you can see your favorite movie

A little-known feature on a big-name site will tell you when and how you can watch your favorite flicks.