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Facebook testing mobile searches for old posts

The feature lets users search for posts they've previously seen from friends and Pages.

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Are Uber's aggressive recruitment tactics legal?

Uber's tactics to recruit Lyft drivers could violate competition rules, some experts think

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Instagram's Hyperlapse app gives videos a time-lapse effect

Users can shoot longer videos and then play them back up to 12 times faster

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Twitter expands European advertising network

Twitter expanded after experiencing 'tremendous growth' in the region, it said

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Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

The system may resemble Google's AdWords for keyword-targeted ads

Google's search app gets friendlier to bilingual Android users

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Queries can now be made in multiple languages without switching settings

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Facebook says most outbound email is encrypted now

Microsoft and Yahoo have enabled STARTTLS, which dramatically raised the percentage of encrypted messages.

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Baidu partners with U.N. to tackle e-waste in China

Baidu and the United Nations Development Programme have opened a joint lab

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Philadelphia uses Salesforce.com for upgraded 311 system

Community portals, social media analysis and better insight into problem resolution are on tap for Philly residents

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Google broadens its malware sleuthing to sniff out deceptive downloads

More types of malicious software will be identified by Google's safe browsing service

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For new word processor Folia, linking documents is the thing

Branchfire debuts a word processor that takes document markup and collaboration to the next level.

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Google backs $300 million undersea Internet cable to Japan

The system will help Google connect its data centers in Asia and the US

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FCC chairman downplays net neutrality differences with Obama

The agency will not allow paid priority deals if they are bad for consumers or for innovation, Wheeler says.