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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Sidecar doubles down on delivery service

Sidecar said it would be expanding its delivery service to other parts of the country.

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Netflix said to be developing a live-action 'Legend of Zelda' series

Netflix is working closely with Nintendo on the series, according to a Wall Street Journal report

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Under Armour snaps up MyFitnessPal to become largest health tracker

MyFitnessPal and Endomondo give Under Armour access to a valuable new pot of health data.

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Microsoft reportedly buying slick calendar app Sunrise to bolster productivity push

Sunrise's software pulls data from third party services like Microsoft Exchange

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Buying Uber might give Google a ride into the future

Google's data, and Uber's transportation expertise, might be mutually beneficial

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Uber to develop self-driving cars, butting heads with Google

The companies look set to become rivals, with Google reportedly building a ride-hailing app

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Twitter tests a smoother on-ramp for new users

A new sign-up process creates an instant, personalized newsfeed

PCWorld News

Google Now adds data from Lyft, Airbnb and many more apps

The content could give a lift to Google in mobile search

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Verizon to allow opt-out from mobile 'supercookies'

An identifer on people's phone creates cookies that can't be deleted, but Verion says you can opt out.

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Twitter's Vine Kids app is amusing for grownups too

Vine's new kid-oriented app likely has bigger plans.

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Google misses with Q4 sales and earnings

Google said it experienced "strong currency headwinds" during the quarter.

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Feds go after operator of revenge porn site

The FTC charged Craig Brittain with obtaining nude photos under false pretenses and then charging to remove them from the site.

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Facebook reports strong Q4 as mobile ad sales keep growing

Facebook's overall revenue rose by nearly 50 percent, beating Wall Street's expectations

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Watch the snow pile up in Boston in this awesome 2 minute video

Thirty inches of snow, forty hours, all in two minutes. Watch the East Coast blizzard dump snow on IDG's Boston headquarters.

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Snapchat and Twitter violate each other's personal space

Snapchat expands in the area of news, while Twitter releases private group messaging.