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Microsoft, Google, Facebook show rise in surveillance requests

The latest round of reports come after an agreement between the government and tech companies about what information can be released

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Facebook gears up for its 10th birthday

The social network, now a billion-plus members strong, has reached the end of its first decade.

Meet Facebook's Paper app for iPhones

Facebook has announced a new smartphone app called Paper that aims to deliver status updates, photos and news in a full screen, slick and fluid interface.

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Facebook finally shakes things up with Paper, the front page for your life

The social network’s new iOS app combines the best of News Feed with curated stories to create the ultimate personalized newspaper.

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Facebook's mobile ad growth leads to a $2 billion quarter

Facebook made nearly $2.6 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, and most of that money came from ads. Again.

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Clockwise Podcast: Mac at 30, iPod's dying days, Google's home invasion

The Mac turns 30 -- can it survive to 40? The iPod's sales figure suggest an iconic product that's about to pass into the great beyond. And Google's purchase of Nest brings up lots of questions about what Google's really up to.

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Obama administration forges deal with tech companies over data requests

The agreement with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others lets them give more information on the government's data requests

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Help Grandma with her Facebook settings using AVG’s new privacy tools

AVG’s PrivacyFix software plugs into your social networks to figure out where your privacy settings are lacking.

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Ouch -- Facebook called a 'twit' for Twitter-like trending feature

Some users don't care for a new tool to surface popular content on the social networking site.

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Social media lockdown: 4 privacy features you won't find in your settings

Remove geotags, revoke app permissions, and send encrypted messages to keep your life story on a need-to-know basis.