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Lycos

Lycos makes the grade if you're checking up on someone or scouring discussion forums; otherwise, turn to Google.

By May 11, 2005

2.5 stars Editors' rating May 11, 2005

This free service is available from the vendor's Web site.

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Lycos wants to manage your password security on rings and fitness bands

The company that had a search engine in the '90s plunges into wearable security and fitness. Do you trust them to manage your passwords on a Lycos Life Band or Ring?

By June 4, 2015

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Periscope shares your exact location in global map

Do you have location turned on? Periscope live broadcasts are pinpointed on a map for all to see, so beware streaming from home. Meanwhile, Facebook turns off auto-tracking in Messenger, and Lycos returns from the '90s to fetch a new gadget.

By June 5, 2015

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Periscope shares your exact location in global map

Do you have location turned on? Periscope broadcasts are pinpointed on a map for all to see, so beware streaming from home. Meanwhile, Facebook turns off auto-tracking in Messenger, and Lycos returns from the '90s to fetch a new gadget.

By June 5, 2015

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Yahoo says attack wasn't Shellshock

Yahoo says no customer data was affected when a "handful" of servers were exploited by what it initially thought was the Shellshock bug. WinZip and Lycos were also reportedly hit by the widespread vulnerability.

By October 6, 2014

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Creator of the Internet pop-up ad apologizes for 'hated tool'

In a mea culpa written for the Atlantic magazine, Ethan Zuckerman explains why he devised the infamous pop-up ad and offers his apologies to the Internet community.

By August 15, 2014

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You are the query: Yahoo's bold quest to reinvent search

Yahoo hasn't been known for search since Google took that crown long ago. Can CEO Marissa Mayer turn the company into a player again? She's trying.

By December 3, 2013

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Help curate The Big Internet Museum

New crowdsourced online museum pays tribute to the pioneers who made the Internet what it is today. Remember Usenet and Numa Numa Guy?

By December 17, 2012

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Why Google 'vertical' search shouldn't face antitrust action

commentary One of the areas where Google has attracted antitrust attention is "vertical" search. There are good reasons why it shouldn't be hindered from offering this.

By November 19, 2012

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Why I had it all wrong about Boston's high-tech scene

commentary A Silicon Valley reporter returns to Massachusetts with a bad attitude about the commonwealth's tech market. The locals happily inform him he can pound sand.

By June 17, 2012