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Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

E3 2014: hands-on with the key PlayStation 4 titles

In the global console industry, it's pretty much been Sony's year so far – few will argue with that. The PlayStation 4 has sold 7m units, roughly 2m more than the Xbox One, if current figures are to be believed. Meanwhile, Nintendo has fallen way behind as consumers continue to spurn the Wii U.<p>With …

Internet Explorer test release lets you peek at the browser's long-term future

While Chrome and Firefox have had experimental browser releases for a while, you've usually had to wait for betas to try new Internet Explorer features. Starting today, however, you can be as impatient as you like: Microsoft has launched an Internet Explorer Developer Channel. So long as you're …

Google's Internet Balloon Network Just Passed An Important Milestone

By this time next year, Google hopes to have a more permanent set of balloons, Wired reports.<p>"In one or several countries, you will turn on your phone and talk to the balloons," Google X chief Astro Teller told Wired. "Yes, Loon will be offering service."<p>Teller is optimistic likely because of the …

US lifts restrictions on more detailed satellite images

<b>Sites like Google and Bing Maps will be able to use higher-quality satellite images, thanks to US government restrictions being lifted.</b><p>Companies had not been allowed to make use of images where features smaller than 50cm were visible.<p>But one imaging firm, Digital Globe, said it would be able to …

EU to team up with South Korea in global 5G race

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is teaming up with South Korea to jointly research the next generation of mobile broadband technology, hoping the Asian country’s expertise will help it catch up in a field crucial for economic growth and jobs.<p>A commuter uses her mobile phone as she walks …

These are the biggest Nintendo games at E3 2014

Nintendo's in a weird place. The company's got a game console that no one's buying, the Wii U, and it's the only place to play some of gaming's biggest franchises: <i>Super Mario</i>, <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>, <i>Metroid</i>, <i>Donkey Kong</i>. <i>The list goes on</i>. Nintendo's also got a tremendously popular handheld game console, …