It's been far too long between visits, but CNET reporter Caroline McCarthy is back in New York and joins our sewing circle today on The 404 Podcast. Lately it's been difficult to track down our favorite jet-setter, so Caroline's Dopplr feed comes in handy for locating her.
It's been far too long between visits, but CNET reporter Caroline McCarthy is back in NYC and joins our sewing circle today on The 404 Podcast.
Dopplr lets you create trips and share them with friends, and also provides tips and advice on hotels and restaurants.
TechCrunch reports the social travel site is being acquired by the struggling cell phone giant for a price of between $15 million and $22 million.
A backlash to the Google Buzz backlash indicates that people have grown comfortable relinquishing their privacy. Call it Generation X-hibitionist, developing on Web sites like Loopt, FriendFeed, Flickr, and Blippy.
As widely discussed by privacy advocates and blogs, Facebook recently changed some of its privacy settings. Users are no longer able to limit the viewing of their profile photos, home towns, and friends lists to only approved friends.
If you're sharing info on your news feed with Facebook Connect, it's visible to either all your friends or none of them, something that Facebook can and should change.
First hands-on test of a real Web service
Global cell phone market ekes out small gain for third quarter compared with first half of year, with total shipments up 5.6 percent over the second quarter, says latest report from IDC.
Online travel site Hotwire has partnered with TripIt to bring itinerary tracking to its service. Users will also be able to access TripIt's premium Pro package from the site.