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Google adds pop-up website bios to search results

A new feature dishes out details about major sites before you follow that link.

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Relive the 1990s with these ancient, still-functioning websites

Get a healthy dose of nostalgia with these Seinfeld-era websites that time could not kill.

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For our bodies we have gyms, and for our minds we have...brain fitness apps

Interest in "the quantified self" and a growing body of clinical research seem to point toward a bright future for brain fitness tech.

Wolfram Alpha working to challenge gadget blogs with searchable database

Want to know what 15-inch laptops are available for less than $1500? We can tell you. But soon, so will Wolfram Alpha.

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In memoriam: The tech we lost in 2013

Blockbuster. WinAmp. AltaVista! These brands, products and websites once meant something, and now they're gone.

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How to track Santa's Christmas Eve journey online, on Android, and on Facebook or Twitter

Thanks to an abundance of social, mobile, and web-wide options, keeping tabs on the Jolly Old Elf has never been easier.

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Survey: Amazon sees more spending from Kindle owners

Now we know why Amazon isn't too worried about profiting from Kindle hardware sales. Turns out owners of those devices are spending big bucks with the online retailer.

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Google's new Tips site helps you dig deeper into Android, Gmail, Chrome, and more

They're handy, but beware: Google Tips' helpful tidbits also encourage you to share even more personal information with the advertising giant.

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Bing boosts Satori on eightfold path to search englightenment

Bing's search results are now closer to what you'd expect from Google. And in some cases, Bing now turns up data that Google doesn't.

Clockwise Podcast: Airing our grievances

Have we reached peak social media? Are serial entrepreneurs creepy? Will people on the Internet pay for anything? And what's on our tech holiday shopping lists? These questions may or may not be answered by Dan Moren, Jason Snell, Philip Michaels, and Susie Ochs.

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Bust a gut: The 5 most deliciously hilarious cooking sites of all time

You can't eat laughter. But if you could, these sites would make you totally fat.

Clean up your public Internet profile

Maggs2378 found personal information "on one of those 'people search' web sites" and wants to know how to get it removed

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Clockwise Podcast: Rise of the robots, working on iPads, music videos, and creepy ads

Jason Snell is joined by Dan Frakes, Christopher Breen, and Leah Yamshon to talk tech in 30 minutes or less.

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Bing Maps Preview is Microsoft's answer to Google Earth

Microsoft unveiled a preview app for Windows 8.1, with terrain and several famous world cities (plus Fresno, Calif.) redone in glorious 3D.

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Google adds in-app search so you'll never need the web ever again

The humble web page's days may be numbered as Google opens search across mobile apps.