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SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Extends Holiday Shipping Deadline

Amazon is courting last-minute holiday shoppers by extending its free shipping deadline by one day to December 19. Orders over $35 are eligible for free shipping.

12/16/2014

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Robin Williams Tops 2014 Google Searches

Robin Williams’ suicide seared into the world’s collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

12/16/2014

This November 21, 2013 photo shows pages from iPad and iPhone apps Snapette(L) and Pricegrabber. As the holiday shopping season opens, shoppers will be armed with smartphones and an array of apps. Some will compare prices, offer gift suggestions, provide price alerts and more.Snapette says nearly two million people have downloaded the app for iPhones or Android handsets to fill a need for people who want to use online tools but shop in local stores. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Copycat Websites With Dallas Ties

The internet makes us all bargain shoppers, but beware of ‘copycat’ websites.

12/09/2014

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Yahoo! Replaces Google As Firefox Default

Yahoo! will supplant Google’s search engine on Firefox’s web browser, signaling Yahoo!’s resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the search market.

11/20/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz In Austin To Decry Net Neutrality

Sen. Ted Cruz is visiting a startup mentoring program in Austin on Friday to speak about the net neutrality issue, which he has described as “Obamacare for the internet.”

11/14/2014

Nicholas Rotundo was arrested on Oct. 4 and indicted by a federal grand jury in Texas on two felony cyberstalking charges and could face up to 10 years in prison. (credit: Nicholas Rotundo's Facebook)

UTD Grad Indicted On 2 Felony Cyberstalking Charges

A former University of Texas at Dallas student and current Google employee was arrested this month for allegedly threatening to post pictures of a female college student to a revenge porn site.

10/27/2014

President Obama Delivers Statement On Veterans Affairs Scandal

Obama “Committed” To Net Neutrality

President Barack Obama says he is “unequivocally committed” to keeping the Internet free and open, a concept known as “net neutrality.”

10/10/2014

TV personality Jimmy Kimmel speaks on stage at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Kimmel Is Internet’s Most Dangerous Celebrity

If you’re about to Google Jimmy Kimmel, beware. Computer security company McAfee says the talk show host is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online.

10/01/2014

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PayPal Opens The Door A Bit For Bitcoin Payments

The online-payments company is testing the waters by partnering with other companies willing to process transactions using the digital currency.

09/23/2014

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Web Filter Lifts Block On Gay Rights Sites

A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

09/16/2014

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AT&T’s Launches Super Fast Internet Speed

Downloading 25 songs in one second, a TV show in less than three seconds, or an HD online movie in 36 seconds, is now a reality for some North Texas residents.

08/14/2014

The Walmart logo is displayed on a shopping cart at a Walmart store. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Walmart’s Website To Personalize Shopping

Walmart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer.

08/04/2014

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