YouTube is likely to be saved from the Google's latest search alteration that punishes websites in its search results for having too many DMCA take-down requests. Why? The video-sharing site may not actually have that many DMCA notices, says SearchEngineLand.
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Google released Account chooser today, which lets you easily toggle between Gmail accounts without having to enter and re-enter your email and password.
Researchers at security firms Kaspersky Lab and Crysys Lab released tools today to detect if your computer is infected by the Gauss virus, a piece of malware that focuses on stealing bank account login credentials.
Facebook and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission officially finalized a privacy settlement today after a period of "public comment."
Game publisher Blizzard was hacked this week, as discovered by the security team, which Blizzard says is currently working with law enforcement to figure out who is behind the breach.
Kaspersky Lab announced a new piece of malware that specializes in obtaining login information for bank accounts in the Middle East. It's called Gauss and is linked to Flame, Stuxnet, and Duqu.
Wikileaks has been down for five days now, the result of a massive distributed denial of service attack hitting the website.
Burner launched today, an app that gives you one-off numbers that go dark after you're done using them. But what happens when those numbers are used by criminals? The privacy-focused company says it is ready for those scenarios, and will comply with U.S. court orders.
If you forget your Apple iCloud password, don't expect to hop on the phone to change it. Apple announced today that for the time being, it will no longer change passwords over the phone.
Social shopping app Poshmark is letting users create showrooms out of their favorite fashion items to help give style newbies a little direction.
Amazon no longer allows you to change account information over the phone, after Wired reporter Mat Honan shared his story of how weak security in Apple and Amazon led to a major hack on his digital life this week.
Google announced today that its self-driving cars have logged over 300,000 miles without a single accident -- a step closer to being able to say, "Look Mom, no hands!" without running over your mom.
Sprint marked down its pricing on the iPhone 4S today, in what we assume is preparation for the launch of the long-rumored iPhone 5.
The United States is reunited with Mars again, and it feels so good. So good, in fact, everybody is chiming in on the landing, including President Barack Obama and a few tech heavyweights with an eye to the sky.
With any major event these days, fake mobile applications are sure to turn up. Security researchers at Webroot found an Olympics application that says it will keep you up to date on scores, but really keeps your data.
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Apple’s senior vice president of Internet software and services Eddy Cue said, in an email revealed today, that he believes there will be a market for 7-inch tablets. What’s more, the late Apple chief executive Steve Jobs agreed with him.…
Apple was denied its request for a summary judgement in its infringement case against Samsung today.
If you’re going to list an item on Craigslist, you better not advertise it anywhere else. In an effort to suffocate competing sites, the online classifieds website says your listings are now exclusive to Craigslist, barred from re-posting.
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Apple and Samsung’s highly publicized trial began today, with opening statements from either company that lasted 90 minutes each.
“Samsung had two choices: Accept the challenge of the iPhone, come up with its own designs, and beat Apple fairly in …