Caitlin McGarryAssociate Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Caitlin covers Apple news, social networks, and the sharing economy from IDG's New York bureau.

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Now you can DJ your Uber ride with in-car Spotify streaming

No word on whether drivers can dock your star rating based on terrible music taste.

Lyft for Work challenges Uber for Business in the battle for corporate dollars

Now both transportation apps are appealing to enterprise with easier ride expensing.

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Facebook lays ground for ad push and payments with updated privacy policy

The network is being up-front about what data it’s collecting about you and why (because ads).

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Changes coming to Twitter: Videos, timeline highlights, and new ways to chat

Twitter outlined new features and how it plans to draw in the 500 million people who use the network without signing in.

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Facebook racks up 500 million Messenger users after making people use Messenger

It’s no surprise that half a billion people use Facebook Messenger after the social network cut off in-app chat access.

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Facebook gives you more News Feed control with faster unfollowing

New settings let you weed out friends you don't want to hear from without cutting them off completely.

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Zuckerberg speaks: Why Facebook isn’t cool and the reason behind the forced Messenger migration

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered your burning questions in a crowdsourced Q&A.

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Facebook takes on Ebola with 3 tactics—and you’re one of them

The network is putting a Donate button at the top of your News Feed to raise funds for Ebola treatment and prevention.

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How Facebook can influence your vote this Election Day

By telling you that your friends voted, the social network might push you to the polls.

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Expect the Apple Watch to launch next spring

Apple needs time to build out a smartwatch app ecosystem so you’ll actually want to buy one.

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Two coasts, 10 days: Macworld’s thorough field test of Apple Pay

No gimmicks, just life: We put Apple Pay through its paces to figure out if the future of mobile payments is here.

Don’t be surprised to see video ads in your Instagram feed starting today

Instagram already has traditional photo ads. Now companies are paying to show videos in your feed.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Cook says being gay has given him the “skin of a rhinoceros,” which the CEO of Apple needs.

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Facebook is betting big on the future and plans to lose money in the process

CEO Mark Zuckerberg is focused on Internet.org, WhatsApp, and Oculus as long-term opportunities for Facebook.

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More ads and timeline tweaks: 4 must-know facts from Twitter’s Q3 earnings

Twitter has become a publishing and advertising platform. Now what?