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TechHive: Which music subscription service should you use?

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Seeking access to millions of tracks? A subscription service can provide it.

Five LinkedIn features you may not (but should) know about

If you're job hunting or looking to expand your professional network, many people turn to LinkedIn and its portfolio of features and tools.

Facebook earnings show continued growth, decline in profit

Facebook announced on Monday that its total revenue rose 45 percent year over year in the first quarter of 2012, but its profit fell 12 percent.

Remains of the Day: Instagone

A high-profile user departs Instagram, Apple wants its day in court, and Greenpeace quizzes a couple of giants about their energy hygiene.

Amazon cloud set stage for rapid Pinterest growth

The explosive success of the social networking service Pinterest wouldn't have been possible without the easy scalability of the Amazon cloud services, an executive for Pinterest said.

Seven Instagram alternatives for iOS

Does the idea of FaceGram or InstaBook creep you out? These apps are top contenders as Instagram replacements if you’re looking for something new.

Ban.jo hits 1 million users, signaling mainstream interest in social location apps

The mobile app Banjo hit a million users this week, suggesting that a new crop of location-based social apps may become popular with mainstream users despite privacy concerns.

U.S. consumers turn to Facebook, Twitter for healthcare answers

A survey of 1000 U.S. consumers shows that many now use social networks to discover healthcare information.

Facebook to make profile URL usernames and email handles the same

Facebook members who have customized their profile webpage with a unique name will have to use that same name as the handle of their Facebook.com email address, according to the social networking firm.

Ban.jo for iPhone

This social networking app, which aggregates location-based check-ins from Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram, and Google+ to let you know if friends are nearby, delivers on what it promises. But some might find the app's ability to follow strangers' check-ins to be a little off-putting.