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What is Yahoo?

Dec 14, 2010
As other Internet properties surge, and Yahoo gets ready to layoff 4 percent of its workforce, it raises the question: what is Yahoo? And what's in its future? Bob Moon reports.
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Can your online passwords be both secure AND easy to remember?

Dec 14, 2010
Hackers busted into the database of blog company Gawker Media over the weekend, accessed 1.3 million user names, passwords, and emails, and proceeded to post that information online. An online chain reaction soon happened where Twitter accounts started spitting out spam because people used the same passwords for different sites.
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How to create the best passwords

Dec 13, 2010
News came today that anyone who had commented or contributed to a Gawker Media site had their passwords compromised by hackers. Kai Ryssdal talks with Kevin Purdy, a contributing editor from Lifehacker (a Gawker site), about how to best protect yourself online.
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How to stop the next Wikileaks

Dec 13, 2010
One Lady Gaga CD. That, apparently, is what this whole Wikileaks mess can be traced back to. Private First Class Bradley Manning says he was able to copy all those zillions of sensitive documents onto a CD innocently marked "Lady Gaga" and simply walk out the door. Now the military is taking the step of banning the use of CDs, DVDs, and thumb drives on their SIPRNET computers.
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"Hack-tivism" can be pricey for businesses

Dec 8, 2010
On the outer limits of the Wikileaks scandal is the series of online attacks that have taken down a number of websites of companies that have stopped processing donations to Wikileaks. The websites are back to normal now, but preventing future attacks can be expensive for businesses.
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Google enters ebooks market

Dec 6, 2010
The search engine giant began selling ebooks online today, putting it in direct competition with other major Internet booksellers like Amazon, Apple and Barnes and Noble. And the rivalry could become a real page turner, reports Janet Babin.
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New York City could be the new tech mecca, thanks to Google

Dec 6, 2010
Google has reportedly moved to buy an office building in New York's West Chelsea neighborhood for about $2 billion. Janet Babin has more.
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Are we in the middle of a tech bubble?

Dec 2, 2010
With the rumors that Google is looking to buy two-year-old online company Groupon for $6 billion, it's time to take a look at other e-companies being valued in the billion dollar range. Tech bubble, anyone?
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Going to brick-and-mortar stores, but buying online

Dec 2, 2010
Deals are easy to find online, but you miss out on actually seeing the item and having your questions answered quickly by sales people. So customers are increasingly using both: Go to the store to check the item out and find the deal online.
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Are deal websites just a passing fad?

Dec 2, 2010
The news that Google was looking into buying Internet deal site Groupon for a few billion dollars has brought this online social networking trend into the mainstream light. But will these coupon sites be merely a passing fad?
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