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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.

Uber and Lyft now cover drivers between rides

While drivers are looking for passengers, they are now covered by Uber and Lyft’s new insurance policies.

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Apple's new Sharing Selfies section signals impending apocalypse

Selfies are taking over the world. There is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide.

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Auto-playing video ads arrive in your News Feed

Facebook is hoping high-quality videos will help you forget all about the auto-playing part.

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Google Search makeover ditches underlined links and downplays ads

Google Search just got a mobile-mirroring makeover.

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Amazon Prime price jumps to $99 per year

Higher fuel and transportation costs to blame, says Amazon.

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Tim Berners-Lee: we need a free Web, except when we don't

Tim Berners-Lee comes across as either nuanced or hypocritical, depending upon your perspective.

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Take your selfie out to the ballgame: This baseball team will put your face on its jersey

A team in a collegiate summer league is holding a Salute to Selfie night, and your face could wind up on some player's jersey as a result.

As Web turns 25, its creator, Tim Berners-Lee, calls for a 'Magna Carta'

New rules are necessary to protect the Web from government interference, says the man who helped start everything.