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Foursquare ousts check-ins as it preps for relaunch

Thursday marks the official move of Foursquare check-ins to its spin-off app Swarm.

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Oyster's unlimited e-books head to the Web

Browser support extends the all-you-can-read service to many more devices as competition heats up.

Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

This app creates a daily time capsule that's all about you.

App Invasion: Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

This app creates a daily time capsule that's all about you.

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Facebook isn't giving up on search

CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company's indexing efforts are a years-long process.

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Mobile ads help Facebook report a big sales jump

Revenue was $2.91 billion for the second quarter, with more than half derived from mobile ads

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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

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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.

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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.