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Pinterest goes all-in with mobile, releasing iPad and iPhone apps

Looking to get in on the booming mobile market, social network Pinterest has unveiled iOS and Android mobile apps for its pinboard service.

Twitter co-founders seek to shake up Web publishing with Medium

Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone have unveiled a preview of Medium, which they describe as a new Web publishing platform.

Google to buy travel brand Frommer's

Google plans to buy the travel guide publisher Frommer's, as well as other travel publishing assets, from John Wiley & Sons, as the search company continues beefing up its original content.

FTC gives final approval to Facebook privacy settlement

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved a settlement with Facebook related to charges that the social networking leader deceived consumers regarding the privacy of their data.

Four high-level Facebook officials resign in the past week

Facebook has confirmed that four high-ranking managers are moving on from the company, news that will fuel speculation that the social networking giant may suffer a talent drain in the wake of its IPO.

EA files copyright suit against Zynga over The Sims Social

Electronic Arts has sued Zynga, developer of the popular -Ville brand of social media games, alleging that the company violated EA copyright pertaining to its Sims Social Facebook game.

Remains of the Day: Splitsville

One analyst thinks Apple might split its stock, The Daily splits up with some of its staff, and a writer suggests a few companies with which Apple might want to share a banana split.

Bing lets you ask your Facebook friends as you search

Microsoft announced Monday that when users do a search, they can tag their Facebook friends by name and get their recommendations on the search.

Google upgrades Gmail video chat with Hangouts

Google will begin replacing Gmail's existing video chat system with a new, better one based on the Hangouts feature from its Google+ social networking.

Twitter blames two-hour failure on dual data-center crashes

A Twitter outage on Thursday that lasted as long as two hours for some users was caused by separate data centers failing at nearly the same time, according to the microblogging service.

Remains of the Day: Coming attractions

Facebook comes up with the perfect people to fix its iOS app and Steve Jobs comes in as one of the most influential Americans ever.

Twitter crashes day before Olympics kick off

The day before the opening of the 2012 London Olympics that are expected to light up major social networks, Twitter has crashed.

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Tech's center of gravity shifts north to San Francisco

The venture capitalist Vinod Khosla recently described Silicon Valley as a state of mind, rather than a geographical place. If that's the case, that state of...