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Google expands its US e-commerce and delivery service in the Midwest

Google is expanding its online shopping and delivery service, by making overnight deliveries of retail items available in six states in the Midwest.

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Uber links to sensitive ride data now expire after 48 hours

Uber has tweaked one of the features in its app after it was shown to let sensitive trip data become publicly accessible through Google.

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Firefox coming to iOS this year, Mozilla says

Mozilla hopes to have its version of Firefox for iOS devices out by the end of the year as part of its push to grow its share of mobile traffic.

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Uber ride data publicly accessible through Google

On Thursday, a site-specific search on Google for trip.uber.com produced dozens of links to Uber rides that have been completed and cancelled, in countries around the world including the U.S., England, Russia, France and Mexico.

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Airbnb has built an Apple Watch app, for messaging your host

Airbnb is trying its hand at the Apple Watch, with a new app for that device focused on messaging between users of its home rental service.


Indian woman allegedly raped by Uber driver withdraws suit

The incident, and others like it, have heightened concerns around the safety of Uber and its screening procedures for drivers.


Mozilla updates its Thimble online code editor to help teach Web programming

With students headed back to school, Mozilla has updated one of its tools to get kids interested in making websites.

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LinkedIn spruces up messaging ... and adds GIFs and emojis

Buttoned down LinkedIn is adding a touch of modern to its messaging client, streamlining its design while also adding support for digital media like stickers, emojis and GIFs.

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Facebook hits milestone: One billion people logged in on Monday

Earlier this week, one billion people logged into Facebook in a single day, marking a new milestone for the social network. When Facebook reported its second-quarter results in July, the company said it had an average of 968...

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Google calls European Union antitrust charges 'unfounded'

Google is fighting charges brought against it by the European Commission over how it presents online shopping services, potentially setting up a lengthy legal battle between the company and the regulator.

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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos

Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders.

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Facebook's M blends AI assists with human help

When it comes to questions asked online, which ones are best handled by a machine, and which ones require human intervention? Facebook thinks it can perform the triage with M, its new personal digital assistant.

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When to host your Website's security

Managing the daily updates and upgrades needed to keep the website secure demands a highly skilled administration team.

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Google Classroom gains collaboration, class management features

Google is adding new features to Google Classroom, the company's software that helps teachers manage their class assignments online.

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Google now displaying tweets in desktop search

A partnership between Google and Twitter that began displaying tweets in Google search results on mobile devices has been expanded to the desktop.

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Outlook expands its ties to online services with add-ins from Uber, PayPal and more

Want to set a reminder to book an Uber ride? Or pay via PayPal over email? Outlook's added some new plugins, with more on the way.

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Consumers still don’t get two-factor authentication

Telesign’s online guide to securing your accounts with two-factor authentication continues to educate consumers about online security.

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Why it’s time to say goodbye to passwords

Anyone who’s ever clicked on a ‘forgot your password?’ on a website or in an app – read: every single one of us – thinks there’s gotta be a better way. There is.

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