Zach MinersU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Zach Miners covers social networking, search, and general technology news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

Twitter Offers drops digital coupons into your feed

But the tool requires you to store payment information with Twitter.

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Rated or Hated? The secret to getting a good score from your Uber driver

Keeping your driver waiting and not giving a tip could get you docked one or more stars

Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric

Twitter brings log-in via phone number to wider app landscape with 'Fabric' platform

The tool provides an alternative to traditional social sign-in

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Meet Ello, an ad-free social network that's proudly pro-privacy (but with caveats)

The site still gathers certain types of data about users

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Bug infects Apple's iOS 8 HealthKit, delaying third-party app launches

The iOS 8 feature plays a key role in Apple's health tracking ambitions

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5 things the Apple Watch can do, and 5 things it can't

There's fitness tracking and shopping tools, but no built-in GPS or Wi-Fi

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New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month

The new plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB.

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Dating app Wyldfire tries to avoid creeps by letting women take the lead

Men have to request access or be invited to join

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Google adds 13 more languages to Gmail

The languages change Gmail's display, not individual messages

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Apple Maps search may get personal, and much better, thanks to Spotsetter

Apple has reportedly acquired Spotsetter, a social search and mapping startup, after the service said that it had closed down.

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Google courts Apple users with photo-heavy G+ mobile update

The app now includes Google's 'Stories' photo playback program

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New Yahoo mail app for iPhone delivers other content as well

The app, designed also for iPod Touch, provides news, weather information and stock prices.

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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

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Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass

iPhone users can soon have notifications for texts appear in their Glass displays.

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