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Twitter gobbles up more cookies with retargeted ads, says users have privacy choices

Twitter will start delivering targeted ads on mobile devices based on Web browsing data

IntelliJ IDEA 13

JetBrains builds on Google Android collaboration for new IntelliJ IDEA

JetBrain's latest version of IntelliJ IDEA 13 borrows from Google's Android Studio.

Microsoft Lync for Windows 8.1

Microsoft releases Lync for Windows 8.1; app still looks like Skype

Microsoft has updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, which still looks too much like a certain Microsoft-owned VoIP app.

FileMaker 13

Filemaker 13: The database is in your browser

FileMaker, Inc. previews its new FileMaker 13 platform, which puts the emphasis on browser access and improved design tools.

Report: Apple buys Topsy for at least $200 million, gaining deep access to Twitter

Topsy analyzes social data across the Web, including all of Twitter's stream

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China Censorship Deputy Director

A quiet social network makes China happy in recent crackdown

China welcomes foreign Internet sites, but says they must follow relevant regulations.

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Why mobile and cloud will converge to become Mobile Cloud

Mobile and cloud are both significant tech trends on their own, but the two also form a symbiotic pair that makes the sum greater than its parts.

SaneBox email filtering now offered in Boxer iOS app

Integration of two popular platforms makes powerful remedy for email overload.

OneNote Windows Store app adds Share charm integration, camera scanning

Update takes advantage of Windows 8.1 capabilities.

VMware adds more scale to Virtual SAN beta

The updated beta version allows users to add more drives to their servers.

Task masters: 5 apps that tackle your to-do list

These smartphone secretaries can anticipate your every need.

Social media use climbs; one-fifth of the world joins in

About one in five people around the globe use a social networking site at least once a month, and that number is expected to grow significantly over the next several years, according to eMarketer.

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Teens are still poking around on Facebook, COO Sandberg says

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg said rumors that the social media company is falling out of favor with teenagers have been greatly exaggerated.

Google Apps admins get more control over Hangouts

Google Apps now offers administrators more IT controls over Hangouts, the communications tool that includes IM, audio chats and video conferencing.

Holiday travel tips: How to keep your data safe and accessible while traveling

The holidays are a great time to catch up on lingering work projects, but don’t let your data fall victim to the risks of the road.