Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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Twitter makes up with Google to make tweets easily searchable

The deal means more millions more eyeballs will be on Twitter, even without new users.

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Mysterious Apple van fuels speculation about self-driving car or Maps overhaul

A camera-equipped Dodge Caravan spotted driving around the Bay Area could mean Apple is building out its own version of Google's Street View. If so, however, it'd take years to gather sufficient data.

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Even after all those iPhones sold, iOS 8 adoption is just above 70 percent

Apple's latest iOS update reduced the amount of storage space you need to upgrade.

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Super Bowl dominates social media with dancing sharks and crazy plays

Twitter and Facebook saw a slew of posts, photos, and videos during one of the most exciting Super Bowl games in recent memory.

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Facebook edges into Foursquare territory with place tips on iOS

The social network will use a combination of Wi-Fi, GPS, and new Bluetooth beacons to show you location-based info.

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Facebook and Twitter battle to be your Super Bowl second screen

The social networks need your attention to serve up more ads.

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How Facebook is using autoplaying videos and ad tech to make billions

Now a $10 billion+ business, Facebook looks to the next decade.

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Apple Watch starts shipping in April, Tim Cook confirms

It's not an exact date, but we're getting close to Apple Watch's launch.

Time to update: Yosemite 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3 are here

From Wi-Fi issues to FaceTime fixes, Apple is ironing out some bugs.

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Twitter launches two much-needed new tools for video shoots and group chats

Forget timeline curation. Twitter's new features make the platform more appealing for both power users and newcomers.

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Drop review: An iPad-connected scale for beginning bakers

You already bring your iPad in the kitchen, so why not make it work harder?

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1Password updates for Mac and iOS make password management 'fun'

Easier login creation and simple syncing roll out for free and paid 1Password users.

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Apple brings back free music with new iTunes promotion

So long, Single of the Week. Hello, Free on iTunes.

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Apple doubles Tim Cook's compensation after successful year

New iPhones, Apple Pay, Apple Watch, and a soaring stock price made Cook extra valuable to Apple.

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Report: Apple Watch aims to last 19 hours per charge

We knew Apple Watch would need a nightly charge, but now we have an indication of how much use it can sustain.