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Feb 20, 2012 3:47PM ET
Not limiting its tracking to iDevices, Google has also bypassed Internet Explorer's privacy settings, getting around the search engine's cookie restrictions, according to Microsoft.
Feb 20, 2012 2:53PM ET
With all the talk of Pinterest acting as one giant copyright infringement hub, the up-and-already-arrived social network has given sites a way to opt out of pinning.
Feb 20, 2012 1:59PM ET
A candidate for about one second, Tim Pawlenty is almost done paying back his outstanding campaign debts.
Feb 20, 2012 1:18PM ET
Discovered: What the moon's insides look like, the tiniest transistor of all time, climate change is killing alpine chipmunks, and get ready for test-tube hamburgers.
Feb 20, 2012 11:51AM ET
Aside from the satisfaction of winning, prevailing in a class action lawsuit against Apple doesn't accomplish much of anything.
Feb 20, 2012 9:57AM ET
After a mass suicide threat, media exposes from both This American Life and The New York Times and factory audits from Apple and the Fair Labor Association, Foxconn has had about six weeks to shape up.
Feb 17, 2012 5:52PM ET
Looks like the piracy going on over at file sharing site MegaUpload was less rampant than expected, reveal documents from the site's indictment.
Feb 17, 2012 5:39PM ET
Discovered: Glue from gecko feet, alcohol as a health food, sleeping your way to memory loss, and pregnant women should get dogs.
Feb 17, 2012 3:53PM ET
The New York Knicks will return to New York cable just in time (or maybe a little late) to capitalize on Linsanity, according to a Tweet from The New York Times' Howard Beck.
Feb 17, 2012 3:33PM ET
Hoping to get some of that early Windows magic back, Microsoft has chosen a logo very similar to the one for its very first Windows operating system for its newest operating system.
Feb 17, 2012 2:49PM ET
If a report from a Russian newspaper is true, the North Korean dictatorship family resembles an Orange County reality show: the weekly Argumenty i Fakty has reported that young leader Kim Jong-un has cut off his older brother Kim Jong-nam's Visa Gold card as retaliation for name-calling.
Feb 17, 2012 12:11PM ET
With the press all focused on Foxconn's unfortunate labor conditions, the despotic electronics maker has taken this moment to prove its factories aren't all that bad.
Feb 17, 2012 10:33AM ET
Google may be catching all flack this morning for tracking iPhones, but Apple doesn't care about users' privacy either. In fact, the company already tracks users' every move.
Feb 16, 2012 6:06PM ET
Discovered: Goats can develop accents, drinking alcohol shrinks brains, another study confirms vaccines don't cause autism.
Feb 16, 2012 4:40PM ET
Haroon Aloko has been sent back to Kabul for either physically or emotionally mauling his colleagues. What really happened is up for debate.
Feb 16, 2012 3:59PM ET
Like many great Internet and sports starts before him, it looks like New York Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin will get a book deal.
Feb 16, 2012 3:29PM ET
Mark Zuckerberg, or someone pretending to be Mark Zuckerberg, has made a profile on Pinterest, another sign of the social media site of the moment's ascendance.
Feb 16, 2012 2:51PM ET
Considering the heavy female demographic happening on Pinterest, we were surprised to find the U.S. Army had a well-stocked profile, until we checked out the rest of their online goings-on
Feb 16, 2012 12:37PM ET
The newest Apple operating system, Mountain Lion, won't make its way to the masses until this summer, but developer nerds have gotten their hands on it, letting us in on the best (and worst) parts of our computer's future brains.
Feb 16, 2012 10:31AM ET
Pinterest has a classic Internet problem: It doesn't know how to make money off of its popularity.
Feb 15, 2012 6:12PM ET
Google has done a really good job getting people to sign up for a service that they never use.
Feb 15, 2012 5:47PM ET
Discovered: Weight loss might be contagious, just thinking about kids ruins women scientists, a new black hole, the Internet does not help failing relationships.
Feb 15, 2012 4:10PM ET
As Comcast's earnings report proves, the cable companies and broadcast networks who fear the Internet taking away precious cable subscribers have a lot to gain from the streaming viewing trend. Namely: A new place to profit off of content licensing.
Feb 15, 2012 3:43PM ET
Taking our suggestion from this morning -- at least we would like to think Apple reads our site -- Apple has changed its policy on granting apps access to iPhone user contacts.
Feb 15, 2012 12:15PM ET
After yesterday's talk at the Goldman Sachs investment conference, Tim Cook has proven himself a better PR representative for Apple than his predecessor at a time when the company really needs a likable CEO.
Feb 15, 2012 10:01AM ET
Apple can make this whole iPhone address book fiasco all better with a simple fix.
Feb 14, 2012 3:13PM ET
Discovered: Electric cars aren't so green after-all, another earthquake on the way for Fukushima?, hearing aids are not popular, everyone hates their bosses, babies understand language.
Feb 14, 2012 11:49AM ET
Even with a formal statement from CEO Tim Cook, its own internal inspections and now an independent audit by the Fair Labor Association, Apple can't appease critics of the working conditions at Foxconn where it manufactures its iProducts.
Feb 14, 2012 9:52AM ET
After almost a year of iPad 3 rumors, there are now, we think, three trustworthy nuggets of information about Apple's next tablet model.
Feb 13, 2012 5:41PM ET
Two Internet Mat(t)s are currently battling out the similarities between two beloved, mass marketed products