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CBS head calls Time Warner digital rights offer 'egregious'

Les Moonves, CEO of CBS, says Time Warner Cable is asking the broadcaster to either give it digital programming for free or inhibit licensing deals with the likes of Amazon.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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Stop Firefox pages from loading indefinitely with KillSpinners

Don't let slow-to-load Web pages in Firefox slow you down. Kill them with this add-on.

By Nov. 25, 2013

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Carriers slammed by officials for rejecting cell phone 'kill switch'

The San Francisco District Attorney and New York Attorney General are asking the carriers to reconsider a proposal to add a kill switch to every smartphone.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Twitter facing $124 million lawsuit alleging fraud

In a private stock sale gone awry, the social network is accused of misleading two firms to boost its value prior to going public.

By Oct. 30, 2013

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Facebook makes wrong call on anti-Semitic page

commentary Facebook's refusal to delete a page about "Jewish Ritual Murder" rekindles a simmering debate over how to respond when bigots use social networks to spread racist speech and hateful propaganda.

By Mar. 15, 2014

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U.S. representatives take on patent trolls with SHIELD Act

A bipartisan bill in Congress aims to bring in a "loser pays" system for software and hardware patent lawsuits, to protect startups from companies that want to force settlements through the threat of high legal bills.

By Aug. 2, 2012

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Piracy spikes as Time Warner Cable's CBS blackout continues

Piracy rates on the popular CBS show "Under the Dome" are up 34 percent, according to a new report.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Rid your Twitter feed of retweets from anyone you follow

There is a setting you may have overlooked that lets you keep retweets from anyone you follow from appearing in your feed.

By Oct. 11, 2013

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Apple praised, Amazon shamed in Greenpeace report on clean energy

Amazon is among the last top IT companies to embrace clean energy like wind and solar, Greenpeace says in a new report that looks at the energy footprint across tech companies.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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Facebook's security chief on a post-Snowden 'silver lining'

People are thinking more about security and that's a good thing, says Joe Sullivan, who also touted the company's encryption policies during a press briefing at headquarters.

By Mar. 18, 2014