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Zach Miners covers social networking, search and general technology news for IDG News Service

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Google preps mobile YouTube management app for creators

It's part of an effort by Google to keep independent YouTube creators satisfied

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How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

Facebook provides a way to sort your friends’ posts by chronology in its mobile apps. This video tip shows you how to access it.

How bickering and greed neutered the 'Do Not Track' privacy initiative

The lack of a standard has hamstrung the browser privacy tool.

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Popular on Twitter? Your Klout score might soon get you a discount on a TV

Lithium is showing off how it plans to make use of its Klout acquisition. And the plan includes helping retailers tap into Twitter users with high Klout scores to promote their products.

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Swarm 'Portal' beacon to provide retailers insight on in-store activity

The device picks up heat signals from shoppers to give retailers foot traffic patterns

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DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn't track you, makes terrific overhaul official

The privacy-themed search engine got a slew of new tools

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Wearables and design will be big at Google I/O

Best practices around design, specifically for wearables, will be a focus at next month's developers' show.

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Google looks to unite work and pleasure by acquiring Divide

Divide consolidates work and personal apps on people's own mobile devices

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Google Maps adds elevation data for cyclists braving the hills

Maps on the desktop now shows elevation gains through a new graphical display

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Google improving Google Translate with Word Lens app acquisition

The company is acquiring Quest Visual, maker of the camera-based translation app

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Amazon's mystery locker is a marketing stunt with Nissan

One lucky person could win a car inside the San Francisco locker, Nissan said

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Hulking Amazon locker in San Francisco is a mystery

The locker, labeled 'Giant,' is a big, outdoor version of an Amazon delivery locker.

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Amazon, AT&T, Snapchat rated among the least trustworthy with data, EFF finds

The companies ranked poorly in a report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation that measured how government data requests are handled.

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Target, The Gap and others form group to share cyberthreat data

A range of retailers will share cyberthreat data through a new center to prevent attacks

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Judge throws out New York's request for data on Airbnb

The judge called the subpoena overly broad