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Cloak maps your enemies and exes so you never run into them again

Want to avoid bumping into people you’re “friends” with on Instagram and Foursquare? There’s an app for that.

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Netflix CEO knocks Comcast in call for stronger net neutrality rules

The streaming media service may be getting improved speeds from Comcast now that it's paying for direct access to the ISP's network, but Reed Hastings doesn't sound too thrilled with the arrangement.

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Can’t stop the tweets: Turkey tries and fails to block Twitter

Graffiti artists are spray-painting DNS addresses on Turkish walls, as citizens do everything they can to duck the Turkish government's attempted censorship of Twitter.

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Mt. Gox finds $116m worth of bitcoins

The failed exchange says it found 200,000 bitcoins that just suddenly disappeared.

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Wickr wants to spread its spy-level encryption to your favorite games and apps

The encrypted messaging app is selling its security tools to other companies to make money—and to make your information safer.

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Twitter's birthday celebration of first tweets proves we're all bad at Twitter at first

Every person’s first tweet was boring. That reminder might encourage new users to explore Twitter’s potential.

Bitcoin's software gets security fixes, new features

Bitcoin-QT, rebranded as Bitcoin Core, has more than six fixes for the so-called transaction malleability problem

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Use these online tools to pick a winning March Madness bracket

No promises, of course, but these Web resources can help you narrow down your NCAA tourney picks.

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End-to-end encryption needs to be easier for users before Facebook embraces it

Facebook cites third-party services for users seeking end-to-end encryption

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Google and Viacom settle YouTube suit long after it stopped mattering

The search giant and the media titan totally get along now.

It's 5 o'clock somewhere: Lyft offers half-priced rides with Happy Hour discounts

As competition between ride-sharing apps heats up, Lyft's latest experiment lowers prices when demand is down.

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WhatsApp wants to "set the record straight" on privacy under Facebook

The messaging app released an app update and a statement on Monday to appease concerned users.

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TED talks take over Facebook’s Paper with exclusive content

The TED collaboration is Facebook’s first outside partnership for Paper and could lead to more.

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Move over Veronica Mars: These crowdfunded projects also raked in big bucks

Veronica Mars hits theaters today, thanks to fans who helped fund the movie via Kickstarter. We look at ten other crowdfunding success stories.