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Five things we learned about Etsy from its IPO filing

Most of its members in the U.S. are women, and many consider their stores a business

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Google, Yahoo offer online tools to keep address books current

Google and Yahoo are adding features to their address books that automatically update contact details

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Judge says $415 million settlement in Silicon Valley hiring case is 'substantial'

Workers alleged 'no-poach' agreements between Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe drove down their wages

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Uber buys deCarta to improve mapping and arrival estimates

Uber is acquiring deCarta to improve the mapping technology in its app

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Iran to weed 'moral' crimes from social networks, starting with Facebook

Iran has said it is willing to cooperate with Google and other Internet companies provided they play by its rules

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Google scores a win in SOPA-tinged Mississippi case

Google contends the case was cooked up with help from the Motion Picture Association of America

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Indian ride-hailing app Ola acquires rival for $200 million

Ola acquired TaxiForSure in a cash and equity deal

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Personal data on 50,000 Uber drivers exposed in breach

An investigation revealed a database had been accessed last May, the company said Friday.

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They're official: 'Ride-share' and 'unboxing' added to Oxford dictionary

The new terms arived in the venerable dictionary's latest quarterly update.

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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Facebook improves tool for suicide prevention

Facebook is adding better information to users who might need help.

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Jive updates deliver boost to enterprise communications

New Marketo integration enables community-focused customer analytics

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Google offers Gmail in Burmese language

Gmail is hugely popular in the country, according to local tech entrepreneurs

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Zuckerberg to hold public Facebook Q&A in Barcelona

The CEO could answer questions about Internet.org and new WhatsApp features

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Google more than doubles free music storage in the cloud

Google Play Music users can now upload up to 50,000 songs for free, more than doubling what they could previously.

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