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Instagram, Grindr, and more popular Android apps put user privacy at risk, researcher says

Instagram and Grindr stored images on their servers that were accessible without authentication

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These are the tools Google is using to try and beat Amazon at its own shopping game

Google is building its own shopping empire by pulling together several services and its massive amount of data.

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10 of tech’s greatest feuds, from Uber vs. Lyft to Apple vs. everyone

The tech industry isn't all about changing the world. Sometimes it's about knock-down, drag-out fights.

The future of Twitter: Chronological and curated timelines

The network's power users are panicking over possible changes to Twitter's core experience, but change can be good.

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Chrome for Android gets a Material Design makeover

Chrome 37 brings the more refined look of Android L to any Android device.

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The 10 best websites for students

Bookmark these sites that can prove a valuable resource during the school year.

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New Facebook tool walks users through a privacy settings checkup

It's the latest initiative by the company to help its members make sure they're not over-sharing on the social networking site.

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How to keep your sexy selfies (and other sensitive files) safe in the cloud

Whether you're storing old tax returns or the occasional naughty photo, some files deserve some extra security. Here's how to keep them private.

Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler gets deeper into ride-sharing

By purchasing RideScout and the maker of the mytaxi app, the automotive giant could become a stronger competitor to the likes of Lyft and Uber.

Why Twitter is showing you favorites from people you follow

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo explains why you see unfamiliar tweets in your timeline.

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Can disappearing message apps keep your private pics from prying eyes?

The encryption and ephemerality of apps like Snapchat and Wickr could be safer than cloud storage.

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Meet the mobile payment services vying to replace your wallet

Amazon Wallet is just the latest service looking to help you pay for things on the go. But where does it fit in with the other major players looking to manage your digital wallet?

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Now you can tell your Facebook friends what to watch on Netflix

Sit back and wait for everyone to applaud your excellent taste in TV and film.

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Facebook says not to believe the rumors, wants you to trust its Messenger app

Contrary to Internet rumors, Facebook says that its Messenger app isn't really spying on you.

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Say hello to Somebody, the world’s strangest messaging app

Filmmaker and artist Miranda July is changing up the way we send messages.