Scroogled campaign

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Microsoft's "Scroogled" campaign is an effort to draw new customers to its own email service, Outlook -- and plans to do so by informing Internet users nationwide of Gmail's practices. Microsoft is telling the nation that Google scans each email that is sent and received through the Gmail service for keywords that can help it target ...

Prey – tracking your stuff

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Prey lets you keep track of your laptop, phone and tablet whenever stolen or missing. Basically you install a tiny agent in your PC or phone, which silently waits for a remote signal to wake up and work its magic. This signal is sent either from the Internet or through an SMS message, and allows you to gather information regarding ...

Hello Hipmunk

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Hipmunk is a travel search site that aims to take the agony out of travel planning. Their mission is to help people book travel faster and more efficiently. Hipmunk was designed to help people who are overwhelmed with pages of irrelevant search results. Hipmunk presents flight results in a visual timeline that allows people to select ...

Wikipedia blacks out site

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Wikipedia started a 24-hour blackout of its English-language articles, joining other sites in a protest of pending U.S. legislation aimed at shutting down sites that share pirated movies and other content. The site's virtual wall, however, isn't impenetrable and there are ways for curious web surfers to access the online encyclopedia's free content. Read more