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5-year-old finds Xbox security flaw, becomes Microsoft researcher

A boy works out how to get into his dad's Xbox Live account without a password. Microsoft not only plugs the flaw but appoints Kristoffer Von Hassel as a security researcher.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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BitTorrent returns to Google search's auto-complete

After striving to rework its image and prove it doesn't deal in piracy, BitTorrent is quietly allowed back into the Web giant's auto-complete search suggestions.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS: It's real, and it works

Relatively affluent people will shun this smartphone. But for people who can afford only a bargain-priced feature phone, Mozilla's prototype shows promise.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Mozilla adopts plain-vanilla password sign-in for Firefox sync

The open-source browser uses a complicated method to let people sync bookmarks, tabs, and such. Now Mozilla is trying a different approach.

By Feb. 2, 2014

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Original copy of Schindler's list up for auction on eBay

The rare document, one of only four known copies in the world, is said to be the only one of Schindler's lists ever to hit the market. Bidding starts online at $3 million.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Delete annoying URL predictions from Chrome's omnibox

Ever begin typing a URL, only to have Chrome autocomplete it with the wrong address? Here's a way to prevent that URL from showing up ever again.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 update

During its annual Build developer conference, Microsoft shows off the latest features of its mobile operating system.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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How to look up words while typing in OS X

Looking up a word definition or possible options for completing a partially typed word is relatively easy to do in OS X.

By Sep. 16, 2013

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Man sues gov't for harassment, blames Google's autocomplete

A former government contractor says he was fired after Google's search engine autocompleted his attempted "How to make a radio-controlled airplane" by offering the word "bomb."

By Dec. 12, 2013