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Hands on with Findery, a note-based social discovery tool

Caterina Fake of Flickr fame launched a new exploration app for iOS, where users visit a location and leave behind a virtual note.

Mt. Gox protestors still don’t have bitcoin answers

Kolin Burges flew from London to bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox in Tokyo looking for answers on withdrawal suspension.

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Hype 2.5 review: Tumult's 'love letter' update to its users is a triumph

Hype's latest update makes an already fantastic piece of software downright essential for those interested in building complex, scaling HTML5 animations but don't have HTML, CSS, or Javascript expertise.

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Google may be the last calculator you'll ever need

How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer—here's how to get it.

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How to get Justin Bieber out of your Twitter timeline

MAKE IT STOP MAKE THE BIEBER TWEETS STOP!!

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A new way to pay: Dash rolls out more mobile payment tools at restaurants

The iOS app is adding more features as it tries to make settling your check as simple as a Seamless order.

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Mac Gems of the Year: 2013

Our Mac Gems department aims to uncover the best in great, inexpensive software. Of the nearly 120 Mac Gems we reviewed in 2013, here are our favorites.

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Amazon offers gift cards, shipping refunds for late deliveries

The company blames delivery companies for the delays

Facebook Status: Miserable

Are your Facebook status updates driving your friends to drink? Probably. Here are 10 social networking no-nos.

Blocked! User outrage spurs Twitter to reverse policy change

Twitter on Thursday faced a wave of backlash after it changed its blocking policies. The company quickly backtracked.

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Airbnb hosts take to Twitter to lobby New York lawmakers

A nonprofit group of Airbnb hosts and users is stepping up its awareness campaign about New York’s laws against short-term rentals.

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New Creative Commons license gives users more flexibility

Authors and artists seeking to release works under a Creative Commons license now have more flexibility and choice when they want to share their works, Creative Commons said Thursday.

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Oops -- YouTube's new commenting system actually increased spam

That's unfortunate, since YouTube says it put the new system in place to clean up spam on its website.

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How to report spam and other violations on Facebook

Make it go away! A hidden feature makes spam, abusive posts, and mindless drivel disappear from your Facebook newsfeed.

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Sidecar and Lyft switch from donations to minimum fares in California

Sidecar says it's introducing minimum fares and rival service Lyft is reportedly making the move away from donation-based fares, too.

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Save your Internet bacon with two-factor authentication

Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.

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Keep your PayPal account safer with two-factor authentication

Adding extra security to your PayPal account is quick and easy. We'll show you how to do it.

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