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ad-aware plus

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Ad-Aware 2007

Spyware has evolved rapidly over the last few years, but Ad-Aware 2007 seems slow and has fallen behind the times.

December 13, 2007

2 stars Editors' rating December 13, 2007

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Ad-Aware SE 1.06

Ad-aware SE is your best option for keeping spyware and adware under control on your PC.

February 13, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 13, 2006

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Download Accelerator Plus 5.3

Download Accelerator Plus has decent features and performance, but beware the extra charges and ad-serving software.

July 18, 2002

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 18, 2002

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'Why are you ruining Twitter?'

A talk with the creator of Spymaster, which sends out silly game progress notes on behalf of its users. Plus: How to block the notes.

By June 1, 2009

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'Talking Angela' programmer talks hoaxes, AI mastery (Q&A)

Bruce Wilcox is a top chatbot programmer, and his Talking Angela app has been downloaded 57 million times, yet he's had to fight rumors that it's a front for pedophiles. He talked to CNET about fooling humans with AI.

By March 1, 2014

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Simple ways to enhance your Internet privacy

Fortify your browser, opt out of location tracking, and use a virtual private network to hide your IP address.

By June 21, 2013

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Bill Gates' magical bracelets to monitor kids' attentiveness

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation offers $1.1 million to develop "Galvanic" bracelets that measure how engaged children are in school. How very scientific -- or, perhaps, just weird.

By June 12, 2012

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Privacy brouhaha reveals Google's split personality

Latest Google Internet controversy highlights conflict between privacy protection and advertising demands.

By February 17, 2012

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Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013

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YouTube politics: A quest for victory or notoriety?

Many political campaign ads now toe the line between actually trying to win an election and simply trying to get famous. Which is which, and which works?

By October 15, 2010