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Facebook tells employees, 'build something' -- with a table saw

Facebook hopes a large wood working shop installed in one of its buildings on the Facebook campus will inspire some of its employees to apply some new thinking to the jobs they were hired to do.

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Discovery-oriented Foursquare app arrives on Windows 8

Foursquare has delivered on its promise to develop for Windows 8. But you probably shouldn't expect to be checking in from your notebook PC.

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Judge approves $20 million Facebook fund to settle advertising suit

A U.S. judge has approved a $20 million fund for Facebook to settle a class-action advertising suit, despite objections from groups representing minors on the site.

Social network use offers clues for security, Gartner says

It's not practical to prohibit social network access at work, and their usage can provide clues to effective business security, a Gartner analyst says.

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Review: Version 3.0 of Nimble's CRM helps you find connections and keep them

Nimble 3.0 brings a nice package of new features, helping you stay on top of your networks, and find the right people to contact at the right times.

Private social network Path opens up its API to 13 new partners

Path, the social network designed to better connect people who are already well-acquainted, is opening up its API to 13 outside developers to give its users more ways to share content.

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Twitter tracks users' tweets to measure advertisers' offline sales

Twitter's new program hopes to give marketers better information about how companies' tweets impact sales in physical stores.

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Forrester: Survey data dispels 'myths' about software industry trends in 2013

Nearly half of the companies Forrester surveyed “are concerned about corporate collaboration issues and are keen to keep Facebook and Twitter streams clearly separated from corporate applications.”

Older adults warm up to social networking

Sixty percent of people ages 50-64 use social networking this year, up from 6 percent in 2005. Among people ages 30-49, the percentage also increased sharply, according to survey results released Monday by the Pew Research Center.

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In praise of mob rule: Great ideas get crowdsourcing boost

Many of today's hottest products do something similar by drawing value from the collective actions of users through a selection of crowdfunding sites.