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Clockwise Podcast: Backdoors, public betas, social networks, and 3D

Apple denies it's made a backdoor for spies, one of our panelists brings a 3D TV into his house, the Yosemite public beta arrives, and people seem to dislike their social networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Dan Frakes.

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Pinterest peaks, Facebook falters in customer satisfaction survey of social sites

Though Facebook is the lowest-ranked social networking site in the American Consumer Satisfaction Index ratings, its score still improved over last year.

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Dating app Wyldfire tries to avoid creeps by letting women take the lead

Men have to request access or be invited to join

Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

on pcworld.com

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How e-hail app Hailo is playing by the rules to take on Uber and Lyft

We sat down with Hailo’s Kevin Hatfield to talk about ridesharing, surge-pricing, and winning over New York.

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Facebook's new Save feature lets you read clickbait (and other stuff) later

Facebook's new Save feature fights back against the flood-like nature of the typical News Feed.

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

Verizon FiOS getting faster uploads to match download speeds

Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.

on pcworld.com

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Meet We Heart It, the teen social network that brands are watching

Like Pinterest for high school girls, We Heart It has flown under the radar for everyone but advertisers.

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How much of your job can you really do on an iPad?

Tim Cook says he does 80 percent of his job on his iPad. So we asked some our colleagues: Could you do the same?

on macworld.com

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By the numbers: How Kindle Unlimited compares to other ebook subscriptions

We look at how Amazon's new ebook subscription service stacks up against similar offerings from Oyster and Scribd in terms of publisher deals, number of books, and the number of books you'll actually want to read.

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Uber’s on-demand ice cream delivery returns Friday

The company is expanding its popular stunt to 144 cities around the world for one day only.

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Twitter and Facebook see a bright future for in-the-moment spending

Both companies are looking at new services around shopping and promotions.

Clockwise Podcast: App innovation, Apple and IBM, Chromebooks and Airbnb

App categories in need of innovation, Airbnb's logo/hobo-sign controversy, Apple and IBM team up, and are Chromebooks a threat? With guests Brad Chacos and Caitlin McGarry.

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Facebook tests 'buy' button to let users make purchases from their feeds

Users can buy products directly from their news feeds from select advertisers, the company says.