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Microsoft shines a 'spotlight' on Bing news searches to add more context

Certain searches using Microsoft's Bing search engine will generate a spotlight that includes a timeline and multiple perspectives from web-based sources.

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What Chrome's 'Not secure' warning for unencrypted HTTP websites really means

Google Chrome now labels any sites that lack HTTPS encryption as 'not secure,' but that doesn't mean you've been hacked.

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How to turn on Gmail's Smart Compose and let Google AI write your emails

Gmail's AI-infused Smart Compose is live in experimental form. Here's how to activate it.

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Save 90% On A Lifetime Of Dragify's Website Hosting And Builder

Use Dragify's easy drag-n-drop features to design your site, and never pay hosting fees again.

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How to download your Facebook data

What exactly is on your Facebook profile? You can peruse your profile online, but that doesn't tell the whole story. The easiest way to see your Facebook data is to download it.

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PayPal is offering a free one-year ShopRunner membership right now

Normally $80 for a year, ShopRunner provides free two-day shipping and free returns for online stores like Newegg, MacMall, and Staples—which should come in handy during the holiday shopping season.

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4 reasons why I switched from Google to Bing

If you're still using Google as your search engine, you may not know that Microsoft Bing is a great search engine, too. Here's why to switch from Google to Bing in search.

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Amazon Prime Day returns with longer sales and even more deals

For its third year, Amazon Prime Day begins the evening of Monday, July 10 and lasts through July 11th. The retailer will also offer special deals during the lead up to its summer shopping blowout.

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European Union slaps Google with $2.72 billion fine for manipulating search results

Google abused its dominant position in the search engine market to illegally promoted its comparison shopping service, the European Union's top antitrust authority ruled Tuesday.

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How to secure your CMS without patching

In as little as four hours, the bad guys can reverse engineer a software patch for an open-source content management system (CMS) and build an exploit capable of turning millions of websites into spammers, malware hosts or DDoS attackers. A German project aims to beat the bad guys to it, without a patch.

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It's time to upgrade to TLS 1.3 already, says CDN engineer

Businesses dragging their heels over rolling out TLS 1.2 on their website might have an excuse to delay a little longer: Version 1.3 of the TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption protocol will be finalized later this year, and early deployments of it are already under way.

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EU plans further e-commerce antitrust investigations to empower consumers

E-commerce businesses may face further antitrust investigations, the European Union's top competition watchdog has warned. The European Commission hopes these investigations will lead to more choice and lower prices for consumers, online and off.

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Google case raises doubts about German news copyright law

German news publishers suing Google for copyright dues under a 2013 law may get more than they bargained for.

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Google's Chrome will soon start warning you more about HTTP pages

A Google effort to push websites to implement encryption is expanding. Starting in October, the company will flag even more HTTP connections as insecure in its Chrome browser.

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Google will try to combat fake news using search and user feedback

Google says it's actively looking for, and trying to bury, fake news in its search results, using feedback mechanisms in autocompleted searches and Featured Snippets.