Kristin BurnhamIDG News Service

Kristin Burnham is a reporter and editor covering IT leadership, business technology, and online privacy and security.  Follow her on Twitter: @kmburnham.

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Here are five moves Microsoft must make to resuscitate Windows phones

Microsoft's years of missed mobile opportunities have taken a toll, but it's not too late for a comeback

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Microsoft's betting big on cross-device universal apps, but can it deliver?

'Write once, run everywhere' is a big promise to make.

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How to use Facebook hashtags safely and effectively

Following in the footsteps of Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and other social networks, Facebook finally gets hashtags. Here's what you need to know about the new feature and its privacy implications.

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How LinkedIn's three newest features can work for you

LinkedIn launches two-step verification, a redesigned 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' and adds the capability to upload photos, video and documents to your status updates. Here's what you need to know about the changes.