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Need your Mt. Gox bitcoins back? Steer clear of this website

A suspicious website tries to get people to download what is likely a bogus version of Flash player.

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Hashtags on TV: Companies turn phrases into free stuff

Chirpify is helping brands like Oreo use Twitter and TV to bring fans out of the woodwork.

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Thanks to selfies, Twitter and Samsung were Oscar night’s big winners

Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres plugged the social network and smartphone maker all night long.

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Google's latest search feature lets you know what's cooking

Type "Show me the menu for" in front of the name of a restaurant, and your Google search results will now let you know what's for dinner.

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Class-action suit charges Mt. Gox with fraud, seeking the return of users' bitcoins

The exchange committed fraud by not properly handling a hacking attack, the suit alleges

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Taxi group wants to hear your complaints about Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar

The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association's new "Who's Driving You?" campaign encourages the apps' users to file incident reports.

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Google now listens for your voice in Chrome beta

Google's voice search is steadily gaining power—it's now in a new Chrome beta. But do you really want Google's ears in your office and home?

on pcworld.com

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British spy agency may have seen you naked in surveillance of Yahoo webcam chats

Whistleblower Edward Snowden turned over documents to The Guardian detailing GCHQ’s collection of at least 1.8 million Yahoo users’ webcam chats.

Facebook kills Messenger for Windows

A Messenger app for Windows Phone is reportedly still in the works.

on pcworld.com

Clockwise Podcast 26: High on Google Glass

Nokia forks Android, but should Microsoft? Google lobbies to let you wear Google Glass while you drive. Apple's SSL bug makes us question our Internet security. And how WhatsApp will help Facebook take over the developing world.

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Watch out, Seamless: Is Square testing a new ordering app?

You can use Square to pay for food at select restaurants and coffee shops, but the company’s app could let you place orders, too.

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New York City makes room for Breather: Airbnb for work

Breather's app lets iPhone users unlock private rooms for work and conferencing.

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Mark Zuckerberg wants to friend the whole world via Internet.org

Facebook's CEO took the stage at Mobile World Congress to discuss his Internet.org initiative, which aims to get the entire population of Earth online.

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

on macworld.com