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Facebook releases a standalone Messenger web app

It has many of Messenger's mobile app features, just in a handy Web app format.

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Haiku Deck’s Zuru is smart enough to build your presentation for you

Zuru analyzes your notes and turns them into a slide-based presentation on Haiku Deck’s platform, so you'll never have to use PowerPoint again.

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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Throw away your fax machine and use these apps instead

Whether you need to send a fax, receive a fax, or even have your own fax number, your iPhone and iPad is the only machine you need.

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Google Search test feature adds live chats with businesses

Google already lets you call businesses via Hangouts directly from search results. Now it's testing text-based Hangouts chats with businesses too.

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Amber enlists websites to help banish broken links

Like a decentralized Wayback Machine, a new tool called Amber is letting individual websites join the fight against link rot.

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Twitter's Vine Kids app is amusing for grownups too

Vine's new kid-oriented app likely has bigger plans.

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Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of Graph Search is in the offing too, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said at Facebook's second public town-hall meeting.

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How to choose the best video calling method

Much can be said over the phone or in email, but sometimes a face-to-face interaction is best. Joe Kissell outlines the best ways to do that with your Mac.

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How to annotate your documents with Mail's Markup feature

Yosemite includes a new feature for annotating images and PDFs you send to others. Chris Breen shows you how it works.