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Outcry as ob-gyn uses Facebook to complain about patient

In the latest episode of professional emotions being expressed via social networking, a Missouri ob-gyn explains that she's fed up with a patient's lateness. On Facebook.

By February 9, 2013


iOS 6 Maps vs iOS 5 Maps vs Android Maps

Cartography clash! The iOS 6 Maps app is coming under fire -- so how does it compare with iOS 5's offering, and the Android alternative?

By September 20, 2012


High school expels student for tweeting f-word

An Indiana high school expels a student for a silly, profane tweet, even though it seems to have been sent at 2:30 a.m. The school suggests that it may track all of its students' tweets, regardless of what time or where they were sent.

By March 26, 2012


A Path the world isn't meant to see

Buoyed by marquee founders and investors yet dealing with the tech industry's highest of expectations, photo-sharing service Path.com has launched. The outlook? Unclear.

By November 14, 2010


Why one VC believes there's more to social media

Bing Gordon, who is in charge of Kleiner Perkins' new social-media investments fund, tells CNET where he sees new opportunities when it sometimes seems like Facebook's already won.

By November 13, 2010


7 things to consider before Facebook unfriending

Jimmy Kimmel has declared November 17 as National Unfriend Day. We encourage you to participate, but do consider the following advice before going on an unfriending rampage.

By November 8, 2010


Free iPhone apps to quit smoking

With the Rudd Government's new cigarette tax in place, many smokers are now thinking it might be time to kick the habit. Here's a list of free apps that might help.

By May 12, 2010


Sorry, Facebook friends: Our brains can't keep up

A concept called Dunbar's Number contends that people can only manage relationships with 150 friends at a time. But does that also apply to social networks?

By January 25, 2010


A dog expert's adventure in social media land

Trainers with a nascent Web site find enthusiasm for their niche at a tech confab, but a notable lack of social skills among techies.

By June 11, 2008


Two new lawsuits for Apple: a photograph and an Avril Lavigne song

Separate suits both involve copyright violation: one alleges that Apple used a photo in promotional materials without permission; the second charges the company with selling a potentially "copycatted" song in iTunes Store.

By July 5, 2007