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Healthcare.gov experiences maintenance outage on deadline day

Technicians took the site down in order to fix a software bug, but it's a last-minute embarrassment.

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U.S. government pulls out of ICANN

The NTIA plans to let its domain-name contract with ICANN expire in late 2015, its administrator says. ICANN will then develop its own Internet governance model.

How to keep your browser organized with pinned tabs

Working with tons of open tabs can be gnarly, but pinned tabs in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera will help make it easier.

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Tim Berners-Lee: we need a free Web, except when we don't

Tim Berners-Lee comes across as either nuanced or hypocritical, depending upon your perspective.

As Web turns 25, its creator, Tim Berners-Lee, calls for a 'Magna Carta'

New rules are necessary to protect the Web from government interference, says the man who helped start everything.

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Bypassing content filters: How to see the web they don't want you to see

Maybe it's your own digital content, geo-blocked overseas. Maybe it's something you're not supposed to see. These tools could get you to it, but proceed with caution.

Over 160,000 WordPress sites used as DDoS zombies

Attackers exploited the pingback feature in WordPress to use 160,000 WordPress sites as DDoS proxies, researchers from Sucuri said

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How to use Getty's vast collection of newly free pictures on your website

Getty just took the radical step of opening the doors to its deep image collection. Here's how to put the pictures to work on your website.

15 percent of Internet users think the Web is bad for society, Pew says

A Pew survey shows widespread use of the Internet despite some resentment

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Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange says it closed transactions and site to protect users

The Bitcoin exchange says it has suspended transactions and is 'closely monitoring' its situation