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Google+ bets on photos with new features that do all the work for you

Google’s social network is honing in on its reason for existing: Automatic photo features like the newly launched Stories.

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How to mute annoying Twitter users, and why you’d want to

Twitter’s new mute function offers a way to ignore your annoying friends while still pretending you like them.

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Snapchat settles with FTC over disappearing messages, security breach

Snapchat has agreed to put together a comprehensive privacy program subject to independent monitoring for the next 20 years after a scolding from the regulatory agency.

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Evernote and LinkedIn want to save business cards—or just digitize them

LinkedIn is folding its own business card scanning app, CardMunch, and migrating users over to Evernote.

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Facebook's era of breaking things is over: F8 brings new tools for mobile developers

Facebook used its annual developers conference to make your mobile experience better—and not just on Facebook.

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Facebook’s Anonymous Login is a way for apps to earn your trust

The new login tool means you don’t have to sign up for countless apps you might never use again.

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Harman/Kardon turns Sprint's exclusive HTC One (M8) up to 11

Available May 9, Sprint's version has killer speakers and high-end headphones.

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Facebook, the fitness tracker: The social network buys Moves to see your activity

Is the world’s largest social network jumping on the wearables bandwagon?

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Facebook’s winning streak continues with another $2.5 billion quarter

Now that the social network has figured out advertising, it has greater ambitions.

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Spreecast takes on Google Hangouts with a YouTube- and Reddit-inspired redesign

Large videos, up-votes, and chat are just a few of the live-streaming Google Hangouts competitor's new features.

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San Francisco wants to end Airbnb abuses with proposed rules

New regulations would require San Francisco Airbnb host to register with the city and limit rentals to 90 days a year.

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T-Mobile stops overage fees, starts petition pressuring other carriers to follow suit

The carrier continues to wage war against its rivals with a petition to eliminate overage penalties across the board.

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Facebook wants to free your News Feed from spam

The network is again tweaking its News Feed algorithm to show more of the stuff you want to see.

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No more in-app chat: Facebook moving messages to Messenger

Users will have to install Facebook’s separate Messenger app to keep the conversation going.

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Breather bets $25 is a fair price for an hour of peace

Breather makes finding a quiet place to work in Manhattan or Montreal as easy as ordering a car on Uber or a vacation rental on Airbnb.

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