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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.

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Google's Project Wing building drone delivery service

Google's unmanned flying vehicles could one day deliver retail items to people's homes

Poaching drivers may be the norm for ride-sharing companies

Uber has tried to recruit Sidecar drivers too, the company's CEO said

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How Instagram became a virtual mall without a buy button

Companies are finding creative workarounds to help you shop on Instagram.

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Burner phones and canceled rides: How Uber steals drivers from Lyft

Uber’s driver recruitment campaign makes the company look desperate and shady.

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Time Warner Cable suffers from brief, nationwide Internet service outage

The outage affected more than 11 million residential customers

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Hands-on with Hyperlapse, Instagram’s super simple time-lapse app

Hands-on with Hyperlapse, Instagram’s super simple new app