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Tips, news, how-tos, and troubleshooting help for the iPhone.

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Social media as breaking-news feed: Worse information, faster

commentary The unfolding of breaking news on social media can create a dangerous well of misinformation, witch-hunting, and egomaniacal info-spewing. Time for some ground rules for the Internet.

By 20 April 2013

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Photo-sharing site Twitpic to shut down after all

After announcing it had found a mystery buyer, the company again announces its plan to shut down at the end of the month.

By 17 October 2014

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Crave Ep. 179: This umbrella shoots air to keep you dry

The Air Umbrella has reached its funding goal and is coming to market. Can it really protect your dome from torrential downpours using a force field of air?

By 18 October 2014

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Friday Poll: What's your top social-media news source?

With the announcement of changes to its News Feed, Facebook is moving into territory previously cornered by Twitter. Is it your top news source, or do you get your social-media news fix elsewhere?

By 9 March 2013

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Snapchat's advertising push begins

The social network known for its ephemeral messages is finally trying to make money, nearly a year after Facebook offered to acquire it for $3 billion.

By 18 October 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 066: Smart trucks, added value VR experiences, flying cars, and more

We've all dreamed about flying cars, but now that a production-ready model is about to make its debut, we're having second thoughts. Some people drive terribly on the ground, so we can't even imagine how bad it could get in the sky.

By 10 October 2014

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From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By 14 October 2014

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Snapchat warns users outside apps 'can't be trusted'

Snapchat tells its more than 100 million users that some third-party apps pose a threat. But the photo-sharing service doesn't address why outsiders were able to connect to Snapchat in the first place.

By 15 October 2014

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'Pink slime' in burgers? McDonald's hires former MythBuster to find out

Beef patties pumped full of hormones, fillers and preservatives? Grant Imahara visits a food-processing plant to discover what exactly goes into a McDonald's burger.

By 16 October 2014

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US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.

By 9 October 2014