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Google's New Privacy Policy: Why You Should Care

Google's new mega privacy policy has too few pros and many cons, say critics.

Stick It to the Man: How the Web Spurs Political Change

Here are 10 instances where people combined activism and social networking to spark changes ranging from protection of ancient redwoods to the Arab Spring to playing poker online.


Obama to Do YouTube, Google+ Hangout Interview

Continuing his longstanding use of social networks, President Barack Obama is set to do an interview in a Google+ Hangout on Jan. 30.

YouTube Tops Four Billion Views Per Day

People really, really like YouTube.


Google Honors 'Graveyard Guru' Charles Addams With Doodle

The Internet search leader is celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of the Addams Family creator with a Doodle featuring his creepy, kooky, mysteriously spooky characters.

Nearly 1 in 3 US Households Owns 4 or More TVs

A new study shows that Americans are still watching TV but more and more young people are finding it online.


YouTube's Big Redesign is a Letdown

I expected more from the YouTube redesign--namely, real Channels, the ability to view passively, and longer videos.


YouTube Unveils New Look

The popular video sharing site now has an easier, more intuitive interface that highlights its new Channels feature.


How to Download YouTube Videos

If you want to download YouTube videos without having to pay a fee, install a toolbar, or run a dubious browser plug-in, check out our handy guide to using YouTube Downloader HD.


Golden Gobblers 2011: The Biggest Birdbrains in Tech

Analysis: Who are the tech turkeys of the year? Cringely has the answers -- and they're more fowl than you can imagine