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How a Square-Caviar deal will bring fancy restaurants to your door

Square is focusing on food with its Order app, and a Caviar acquisition could put the payments company over the top.

Twitter looks to give context to hashtags

What's that hashtag mean? You may soon be able to find out.

Clockwise Podcast: Comic-Con, Yelp, smart bulbs, and "app rot"

Amazon and Apple make comic-book fans sad, Yelp lets reviewers add video clips, tablet and smartphone fans let "app rot" set in, and how many tech fans does it take to install a smart bulb? With guests Leah Yamshon and Blake Stimac.

Facebook's Internet.org app gives Zambia mobile users free, basic Internet access

Mobile users in Zambia get free access to services like Wikipedia, Google and Facebook

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Batten down the hatches: Airbnb steps up to help cities prep for disasters

Sharing economy start-ups are partnering with the White House to be ready for emergencies.

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Uber now lets your company pick up the tab for business travel

Execs have long used Uber to get to meetings or the airport, but now the car-hailing app is making it easier to expense those rides.

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Airbnb gets down to business by helping you expense work travel

The travel site launched a new option for road warriors to make it easier to find, and pay for, an Airbnb.

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Uber squashes hack that unveiled secret passenger ratings

An industrious engineer figured out how to see his Uber score, but the company quickly killed the work-around.

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Why Amazon Locker is better than home delivery

Getting packages delivered to your home address may sound convenient. But getting them sent to a location of your own choosing can be even better in many cases.

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How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

The best photos on Instagram weren't taken with a smartphone. Make your account stand out by learning how to get photos from your DSLR or point-and-shoot onto Instagram in no time.

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Lyft to launch in NYC on Friday, for real this time

In New York, Lyft drivers won’t be regular people accepting donations for rides. They’ll be taxi drivers.

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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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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.