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Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app

Microsoft says that Line gives MixRadio 'an excellent platform for expansion'


Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests

How to use LinkedIn’s new profile features

LinkedIn wants you to think beyond your resume or next job by encouraging you to edit and freshen up your profile on a more consistent basis.

Instagram exposes 5 new filters for a more subtle effect

The updated app lets users pretty up their photos without going overboard

Dutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffed

Facebook said it won't wait

Carpooling, a European ride-share service, rolls in to America

The app lets people request rides for trips longer than your typical Uber or Lyft

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

An international rollout of graph search is in the offing too

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Twitter sees 2014 as year of the celebrity selfie

In 2014, people around the world celebrated, mourned, protested and connected to each on Twitter.

How your in-store shopping affects the ads you see on Facebook

Tracking offline sales will play a big role in Facebook's advertising moving forward

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Getting in customers’ faces

When retailers use IT analytics to get close to their customers, they need to do it the right way.

Uber showdown in Portland escalates as city files suit

The move comes less than a week after Uber began operating in Oregon's largest city

Find 'Joe's turkey carving pics' with Facebook post search

Users can search for old posts on mobile and the desktop

Facebook bulks up defenses with a third anti-virus engine

Eset will join F-Secure and Trend Micro.

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How 'Facebook at Work' could alter the social enterprise landscape

Facebook is readying a new social network for the workplace that could represent the purest manifestation of the consumerization of IT movement to date. The success of 'Facebook at Work' will, however, rest on the company's ability to...

Use Uber? Snapchat? Google Maps? Now Twitter knows

Twitter will ping people's phones to see which other apps they have.

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7 ways to use social media to attract holiday shoppers

Marketing and social media experts share their tips on how to use social media to get people talking about – and buying – your products this holiday season.

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How to make sense of Facebook's marketing policies

Facebook says it knows its marketing policies are confusing. In an attempt to clarify, a Facebook policy manager recently broke down some of the specific guidelines and explained how the rules apply to promotions, 'Likes,' donations...

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9 new Twitter features and tweaks coming in 2015

Coming soon to a Twitter timeline near you, these nine new features, which are expected to roll out during the coming year, put a new focus on video, direct messaging, alerts and notifications, and more.

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Facebook's privacy blunders may trip up potential enterprise push

If Facebook launches a social network for the workplace, CIOs will have to decide whether they can get past the company's history of privacy issues.

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