Zach MinersU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Zach Miners covers social networking, search, and general technology news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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Zuckerberg could face gritty questions at Facebook townhall in Bogota, Colombia

Social inequality and Colombia's drug problems are among the topics being asked about

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Forget Medicare and Social Security: Seniors are embracing Facebook

Adoption of the social networking site among U.S. adults 65 and older keeps growing

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Facebook buys video tech startup QuickFire Networks

QuickFire's technology should help improve video quality on Facebook

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Facebook news feed videos more than tripled in 2014

The company's looking to become a bigger site for discovering videos.

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Yahoo's search share creeps up after becoming Firefox's default

It rose in December to its highest point since 2009, according to StatCounter.

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FTC ends inquiry into manipulated reviews on Yelp

Some businesses claimed Yelp strong-armed them into buying ads.

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Twitter suffers outage just as Sony took the stage at CES

The outage came after the devastating cyberattack against Sony

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Facebook acquires speech-recognition startup Wit.ai

Is a verbal "Like" feature on the way?

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Apple Watch: A billboard for ads on the wrist?

TapSense, a mobile ad exchange, launches a platform for Apple's new device

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Kim Dotcom's Mega to launch anti-spying call and chat service 'soon'

The new service, apparently named MegaChat, will be browser-based.

Are you ignored on Twitter? Updated iOS app is brutally honest

Users can now access analytics for their tweets in the app.

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Silly startups: Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels ... the dumb ones

Genetic-based dating, illegal parking, awkward wake-up calls and more!

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Staples says hack may have compromised 1 million-plus payment cards

The attack hit stores in 35 states from California to Connecticut

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Judge questions evidence on whether NSA spying is too broad

A federal lawsuit charges that the government's Internet surveillance is unconstitutional

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Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber