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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Apple asks court to dismiss iTunes DRM case after curious plaintiff twist

It turns out that the class-action plaintiffs may never have owned iPods affected by DRM.

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5 privacy fixes your Facebook News Feed needs by New Year’s

Facebook's privacy settings are a labyrinth of information. Here's what you need to know.

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Why Apple wiped some of your iPod songs without telling you

The company is embroiled in a class-action lawsuit that claims it removed rival music services’ songs from iPods without telling users.

Twitter takes small steps to finally deal with its harassment problem

The platform is working to make itself a safer space by streamlining abuse reporting and blocking.

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How Apple’s new patent could keep your phone’s screen from shattering

Fingers crossed that Apple’s new technology makes it into phones sooner rather than later.

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Keep the wine flowing at Thanksgiving dinner with boozy apps like NextGlass

These apps will make your holiday less stressful with wine and beer recommendations (plus delivery!).

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Lyft aims to convert regular folks into casual carpoolers with Driver Destination

Giving a ride to a stranger on your way to work can help you make money with Lyft’s latest feature.

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Apple’s Black Friday deal: Donations to (RED) AIDS nonprofit with purchase

Apple never offers steep discounts to spur holiday shopping, but this year the company is offering a side of philanthropy with your Black Friday purchases.

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Why Uber’s long PR nightmare will end in a user privacy win

Competing car-hailing companies are falling all over themselves to win your trust.

Twitter’s tweet-sharing is first small step in larger messaging revamp

The network promised a lot of great changes are coming to direct messages in the next year. The first is here.

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NightOwl goes back to bar basics to scoop up fed-up Foursquare users

Does local search still need to be solved? This iOS app aims to make finding a watering hole even easier.

Flywheel stakes its claim as the ‘anti-Uber’ as it plans to expand

The cab-hailing app is well-known in San Francisco, but now it’s gearing up for a wider rollout as Uber battles poor public perception.

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Hands-on with Facebook Groups, a spin-off app you’ll actually want to use

Facebook’s roster of experimental apps has been hit-or-miss, but Groups is a must-use for fans of old-school Facebook.

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Mac users say Yosemite 10.10.1 update did nothing to fix Wi-Fi

Apple’s support forums are still filled with complaints about dropped or sluggish wireless connectivity in Yosemite.

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Snapchat wants you to send cash through its app, but Snapcash is no Venmo

A new partnership with Square lets Snapchat users send each other money.