Caitlin McGarryAssociate Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Caitlin covers Apple news, social networks, and the sharing economy from IDG's New York bureau.

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Court rules cops can demand fingerprints, not passcodes, to unlock smartphones

A Virginia judge says forcing people to incriminate themselves violates the 5th Amendment.

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Two coasts, 10 days: Macworld’s thorough field test of Apple Pay

No gimmicks, just life: We put Apple Pay through its paces to figure out if the future of mobile payments is here.

Don’t be surprised to see video ads in your Instagram feed starting today

Instagram already has traditional photo ads. Now companies are paying to show videos in your feed.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Cook says being gay has given him the “skin of a rhinoceros,” which the CEO of Apple needs.

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CurrentC won’t let email hack delay launch as it explores NFC

The merchant group behind the upcoming Apple Pay rival spills more details about fines, credit cards, and future features.

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Facebook is betting big on the future and plans to lose money in the process

CEO Mark Zuckerberg is focused on Internet.org, WhatsApp, and Oculus as long-term opportunities for Facebook.

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Cloth’s revamped iOS app lets you peer into strangers’ closets

The inspirational fashion app is targeting bloggers by turning itself into an unconventional publishing platform.

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More ads and timeline tweaks: 4 must-know facts from Twitter’s Q3 earnings

Twitter has become a publishing and advertising platform. Now what?

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The great Twitter takeover: How your favorite apps are putting Fabric to work

Twitter’s new tools for developers are leading to some fun new features you wouldn’t expect.

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How CVS and Rite Aid’s wrongheaded war against Apple benefits Walgreens

The drugstore chains are betting on a competing mobile payments app that isn't even here yet.

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Apple’s slipping iTunes sales prove streaming is the future

The company doesn’t break out music sales, but reports indicate downloads are falling fast.

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5 ways Facebook’s Rooms stands apart from the anonymous app pack

Branch founder Josh Miller joined Facebook to improve conversations. The result is the new iOS app Rooms.

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Ello makes its ad-free promise a legal one, too

The fast-growing social network makes its manifesto a legal document to prevent future profits from user data.

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Social media scheduler Buffer goes big with iOS 8 update optimized for iPads

Now you can manage your social networking posts on a bigger screen.

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10 iPad Air 2 reviews in 10 quintessential quotes

The early word is out on the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.