Caitlin McGarryAssociate Editor, PCWorld Follow me on Google+

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

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Why SnapSaved’s hack proves Snapchat itself isn’t secure

It’s too easy for third-party services to tap into Snapchat’s API and save your “disappearing” data.

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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn urges Tim Cook to buy back Apple shares, make TVs

Icahn's open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook is full of advice, but he thinks Cook is doing a good job.

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Why Facebook’s anonymous app will look nothing like Secret

The network could be eyeing anonymous discussions around health for its rumored new app.

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It’s been way too long: Apple to hold iPad event Oct. 16

We also expect to see new iMacs and the launch of OS X Yosemite.

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Yovo bets on security to stand out from the pack of ephemeral messaging apps

The new iOS app’s defining feature prevents people from taking screenshots of your photos.

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Three theories why iOS 8 adoption is slow on the uptake

Unlike previous versions of iOS, people are holding off on upgrading to iOS 8.

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Facebook reportedly working on a community-focused health app

Unlike Apple, Facebook doesn’t want to track your vitals. Yet.

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Facebook still plans to study you, but promises to ‘learn and improve’

The network cleaned up its research guidelines to prevent unnecessary experiments.

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Apple’s interim PR chief pick signals a more open Apple

Steve Dowling is already an Apple communications exec, but he might shift the company in a new direction.

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Apple Pay on its way with rumored Oct. 20 drop date

We expected Apple Pay to roll out this month, and it’s reportedly on track.

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All gold everything: Apple may add new hue to iPad Air line

A gold iPad Air with Touch ID is reportedly on its way this month, but you might have to wait for an oversized tablet.

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Path takes laziness to a new level with business messaging

Now a messaging app will call businesses for you and then message you their answers. We've reached peak messaging.

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OS X Yosemite is almost ready for its close-up as Apple releases GM candidate

Get ready for Continuity, hand-off, and more improvements when Yosemite drops.

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China’s iPhone 6 approval is good for Apple, bad for smugglers

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale in China on Oct. 17, making the black market moot.

Gird your wallet: Apple reportedly has a Retina iMac ready to launch

A 27-inch, ultra high-res iMac might launch next month with OS X Yosemite.