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How Net neutrality helped kill the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Comcast's $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is officially dead, and the companies may have the fiery Net neutrality debate that raged this past year to blame.

By April 26, 2015

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​Want fancy Firefox features? Secure your website

In a bid to make the Web a safer place, Mozilla's security team proposes making encrypted connections necessary for using new Web technologies. Google's Chrome team has a similar idea.

By April 14, 2015

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Uber homes in on safety initiatives amid concerns

After a series of allegations of Uber drivers committing rape and other crimes against passengers, the ride-hailing company expands on its safety measures.

By March 25, 2015

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Indiegogo tries out 'crowdfunding insurance' for failed projects

Indiegogo is rolling out a test of a new service that will refund your money if a project fails to deliver within a certain time frame.

By December 3, 2014

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Bill Gates heaps praise on Apple Pay

In a Bloomberg interview, Microsoft co-founder says once Apple gets involved in a new technology -- in this case, mobile payments -- it has more chance of gaining critical mass.

By October 3, 2014

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Poll: Facebook not as trustworthy as Amazon, Google?

Do you trust Facebook with your personal details? A new poll suggests that only one third of internet users are comfortable with how Facebook uses their information to serve targeted ads.

By July 22, 2012

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Twitter nabs top honors in security, privacy audit

Group that includes Symantec, VeriSign, and Microsoft tags Twitter tops among 800 websites for user protection, security.

By June 11, 2014

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Is that photo legit? Izitru offers an answer

Photographers can upload original images to earn this service's authenticity rating. What the service can't do, though, is verify the latest viral photo your friend shared on Facebook.

By May 5, 2014

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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014

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Phone scammer or trustworthy solicitor? Software calls it

Japanese researchers aim to protect potential victims of phone scams by identifying "overtrust" in their voices when they interact with the bad guys.

By March 20, 2012