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New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.

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Blame Heartbleed: HealthCare.gov requires users to change their passwords

It's been a tough go for HealthCare.gov users. Now you can add "Heartbleed" to the list of concerns surrounding the site.

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Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key

CloudFlare said its challenge shows how dangerous is the OpenSSL bug.

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Heartbleed: What you need to know about the security fiasco in three minutes or less

If you're still unsure as to how the Heartbleed security hole affects you, here's a quick rundown of the issues.

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10 April Fools' tech gags so bizarre they might almost be true (but they aren't, sorry)

Most April Fools' Day jokes barely merit a groan, but these ten are worth a smile.

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Online mall Square Market latest to accept bitcoin

Sellers will still be credited with U.S. dollars to reduce exposure

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Google Naps maps the world's snooze-worthy resting spots

If you're looking for a comfy bench, bed, bridge, or field, Google Naps has you covered. (Until they get sued into Oblivion, that is.)

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Oculus fallout proves nobody understands what Kickstarter truly does: Fund hope

No, Oculus' Kickstarter backers didn't receive a slice of the $2 billion Facebook pie, but we ALL got so much more.

Google and Viacom settle YouTube suit long after it stopped mattering

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

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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.

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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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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.

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Edward Snowden at SXSW: The NSA is setting fire to the future of the Internet

"It's the makers, thinks, and the development community" that can help protect your data from a surveillance dragnet, the NSA whistleblower said via video at a South by Southwest panel

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Confirmed: Funny Or Die lied to you about the viability of hoverboards

That viral video about Back to the Future-style hover boards that was obviously a stunt? Turns out it was obviously a stunt.

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Biff Tannen's Revenge: You will never, ever get a hoverboard

One website promises hoverboards straight out of Back to the Future. Another site recreates the Irix/Macintosh system from Jurassic Park. One of these web parodies is enjoyable. It is not the hoverboard.