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Twitter surprises with a sales gain, but user growth lags

Growth in users came largely from people who don't hold actual accounts

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Facebook opens Internet.org to more mobile operators

A new online portal will make it easier for carriers to adopt the Internet.org app, Facebook says

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Google has finally figured out what to do with Google+: Downsize it

And best of all, you don't need a Google+ account to do anything else on Google!

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LinkedIn brings back simple, instant contact exports following user outrage

The power of the crowd has stopped a new data export process from LinkedIn dead in its tracks--at least until LinkedIn can figure out how to make its new feature faster.

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Facebook prevails in shareholder lawsuit over IPO

The ruling looks to be the last nail in the coffin for suits filed in 2012

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LinkedIn makes it more difficult to download your contacts list

Gone is the option to instantly export your contacts.

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New York City eases limits on Uber's growth

It's probably safe to say goodbye to "de Blasio" mode in Uber's app in New York

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9 fantastic Facebook tips for Android and iOS users

The trusty Facebook app on your Android phone or iPhone has some nifty—and powerful—features up its sleeves. Not only can you pick and choose which friends appear in your news feed, you can also save links to interesting articles, close another of your "active" Facebook sessions, put stickies on your photos and even post updates without an Internet connection.

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Twitter will reconvene Flight for mobile developers

The event for third-party developers is scheduled for Oct. 21 in San Francisco

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NY judge: Facebook can't challenge constitutionality of user search warrants

Facebook had appealed a move to collect data about its users tied to a fraud investigation

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Google grabs Pixate to improve its apps, and others

Pixate helps developers design and prototype their apps on iOS and Android

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Meet Roust, the social network that gives political nuts a safe place to troll

If you're sick of political posts clogging up your Facebook news feed, send your "friends" over to Roust, where impolite discussion is encouraged.

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Massachusetts examining how Uber, Lyft cater to the disabled

The attorney general's examination will consider physical, visual or hearing related impairments

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Homejoy's loss could be Google's gain

As Homejoy shuts down its home services business, employees reportedly move to Google

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Spam email rate falls below 50 percent for first time in a decade

Large spamming botnets are harder to run these days