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Uber, Lyft, Airbnb lead top travel, transportation apps in June

App analytics company App Annie tracks the popularity of travel and transportation apps for the first time.

By July 30, 2014

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Social-media aggregator Memolane to shut down

Reflective service that organized user content from social networks into a timeline announces it is joining another company and will delete accounts tomorrow.

By February 21, 2013

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Don't worry, humans: Yahoo says best news crafted by real people

Yahoo's Nick D'Aloisio stresses again its News Digest app can't be created by AI alone, and that its premium design requires a professional touch.

By February 25, 2014

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How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.

By January 25, 2014

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Facebook acquires social aggregator Threadsy

Threadsy, a company that runs analysis on your social graph, will soon be owned by Facebook.

By August 24, 2012

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Circa news app brings breaking news to followers

CEO Matt Galligan believes that Circa has a speed advantage over other news sites and apps delivering breaking news content, and less noise than Twitter.

By October 3, 2013

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Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal, hacker-helmed identity-theft service called SSNDOB -- as in Social Security Number and date of birth -- compromises servers at several major US data brokers, according to a report.

By September 25, 2013

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German publishers play nice with Google News despite dispute

The publishers will allow Google News to share snippets of their stories -- for now.

By August 1, 2013

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A modest proposal for privacy control

Virtual assistants like Siri and Google Now could be helpful in navigating privacy settings or letting users know how their data is being used by Internet services.

By June 26, 2013

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Yahoo's at it again with gaming platform acquisition

The online company, which earlier this week announced it had reached a deal to buy Tumblr, has now purchased PlayerScale.

By May 23, 2013