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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Symantec Corporation has secured a patent that uses reputation scores to evaluate whether torrent files can be trusted or not. Through this system, the company can warn torrent users if they are about to download a fake torrent, or one that likely li
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Pinterest's Promoted Video ad units, introduced last August, are going auto-play. The new type of Promoted Video begins playing as soon as users scroll across it in their feeds, and these ad units will also auto-play in Pinterest's search results. Pi
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