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Clockwise Podcast: Comic-Con, Yelp, smart bulbs, and "app rot"

Amazon and Apple make comic-book fans sad, Yelp lets reviewers add video clips, tablet and smartphone fans let "app rot" set in, and how many tech fans does it take to install a smart bulb? With guests Leah Yamshon and Blake Stimac.

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Facebook's Internet.org app gives Zambia mobile users free, basic Internet access

Mobile users in Zambia get free access to services like Wikipedia, Google and Facebook

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The one LinkedIn profile tip everyone should know: Use Work Samples to show off your achievements

You're more than a text summary. Then why don't you have examples of your work on your profile? Here's a tip on transforming your LinkedIn profile from a simple electronic resume into a professional online portfolio.

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Uber now lets your company pick up the tab for business travel

Execs have long used Uber to get to meetings or the airport, but now the car-hailing app is making it easier to expense those rides.

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Airbnb gets down to business by helping you expense work travel

The travel site launched a new option for road warriors to make it easier to find, and pay for, an Airbnb.

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How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

The best photos on Instagram weren't taken with a smartphone. Make your account stand out by learning how to get photos from your DSLR or point-and-shoot onto Instagram in no time.

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Facebook isn't giving up on search

CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company's indexing efforts are a years-long process.

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Mobile ads help Facebook report a big sales jump

Revenue was $2.91 billion for the second quarter, with more than half derived from mobile ads

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Pinterest peaks, Facebook falters in customer satisfaction survey of social sites

Though Facebook is the lowest-ranked social networking site in the American Consumer Satisfaction Index ratings, its score still improved over last year.

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Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

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EFF's snoop-stopping, ad-smashing Privacy Badger plugin hits beta

One feature aims to stop tracking tied to clicking the Facebook 'like' on outside sites

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

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Verizon FiOS getting faster uploads to match download speeds

Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.

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Twitter and Facebook see a bright future for in-the-moment spending

Both companies are looking at new services around shopping and promotions.