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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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.

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Apple releases iOS and Yosemite updates to fix bugs, boost performance

iOS 8.1.1 will help owners of older iOS devices while 10.10.1 fixes Wi-Fi connectivity issues on Macs.

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Now you can DJ your Uber ride with in-car Spotify streaming

No word on whether drivers can dock your star rating based on terrible music taste.

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Distiller proves booze apps are no flash in the bottle

From online discussions to on-demand delivery, apps for alcohol are combining booze and tech in surprisingly useful ways.

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Apple Watch health apps may already be under FTC microscope

The Apple Watch launch is months away, but regulators are already concerned about how the wearable will protect your privacy.

Lyft for Work challenges Uber for Business in the battle for corporate dollars

Now both transportation apps are appealing to enterprise with easier ride expensing.

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Facebook lays ground for ad push and payments with updated privacy policy

The network is being up-front about what data it’s collecting about you and why (because ads).

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Changes coming to Twitter: Videos, timeline highlights, and new ways to chat

Twitter outlined new features and how it plans to draw in the 500 million people who use the network without signing in.

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Apple’s iMessage workaround arrives too late to avoid a lawsuit

A class-action suit against Apple over lost iMessages will proceed in U.S. District Court.

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Video-sharing app Ocho puts your new iPhone’s supersized screen to work

The new iOS app lets you create eight-second clips designed for large displays.

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Facebook racks up 500 million Messenger users after making people use Messenger

It’s no surprise that half a billion people use Facebook Messenger after the social network cut off in-app chat access.

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Facebook gives you more News Feed control with faster unfollowing

New settings let you weed out friends you don't want to hear from without cutting them off completely.

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Zuckerberg speaks: Why Facebook isn’t cool and the reason behind the forced Messenger migration

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered your burning questions in a crowdsourced Q&A.

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Forgot your hotel room key? Use your iPhone instead

Starwood is taking thousands of hotel rooms keyless as a perk for loyalty program members.

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Tip.ly puts a new spin on mobile payments with facial recognition and reviews

Forgot your cash at home? Tip.ly offers a new way to tip the people who make your life easier.