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Twitter, the protector of news?

Twitter's head of News -- Vivian Schiller -- reveals some of the thinking behind her company's news ambitions.

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Microsoft’s Socl network hits the app store(s)

Socl is still under-the-radar, but apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone prime the network to go mainstream.

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Facebook takes a look back at 2013's biggest moments

From Nelson Mandela to the Harlem Shake, Facebook recaps the year's most-discussed topics around the world.

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Facebook, Google, and other social network credentials need update after theft

Almost 2 million users of social networks should be changing their passwords, as stolen login credentials were found on a botnet server.

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Should Facebook, Yahoo, and Twitter really judge what's news?

Some new features show a growing interest in keeping users informed

How and why to use Google+, the surprising champ of photo sharing

Google’s much-maligned social network is leagues above the rest when it comes to photo-sharing tools and privacy controls.

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Encrypted social network vies for disgruntled WhatsApp, Facebook users

Syme, a service built by three students in Montreal, touts the easy-to-use encryption of its social network.

Customer-tracking tactics move to brick and mortar

The ongoing battle over privacy is not confined to online. Besides security cameras and smart cars, cellphones are enabling retailers to track shoppers in stores.

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Party poopers: Turntable pulling the plug on Turntable.fm

The impromptu-DJ service will have one final hurrah on December 2nd.

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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.