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link-shortening

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Use URL Uncover to check if a shortened link is safe

The Web is a scary place where shortened links can take you to the darkest corner of the Internet.

By August 13, 2013

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Dropcam's new $199 Pro model aims to be the smart home hub

You and I might see flashy new Web-cam hardware, but the maker sees the centerpiece of the connected smart home.

By October 10, 2013

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HTC at a loss: Where does it go from here?

Its moment as rising star came and went like that. Now its first loss in a decade adds urgency to HTC's quest to find its way again in a world dominated by Apple and Samsung.

By October 4, 2013

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Fix 'Connection to Twitter failed' when tweeting from OS X

Receiving an error message when attempting to tweet a URL using OS X's built-in Twitter integration? Here's how to fix it.

By March 21, 2013

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Twitter launches automatic link shortening

This report misrepresented how the character count functions with the new URL shortener.

By June 7, 2011

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Twitter launches automatic link shortening

New service will automatically abbreviate URLS of any length to 19 characters when users compose tweets in the Tweet box.

By June 7, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Twitter adds link shortening; iOS 5 beta jailbroken in a day

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Tuesday, June 7.

By June 7, 2011

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5 safe places to put your smartphone while driving

Distraction-free driving with a high-tech phone sometimes boils down to choosing the right low-tech mounting system. We round up your options.

By January 25, 2013

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Tweeting gets harder: Chalk up two more lost characters

Twitter is making changes that will extend URL link wrappers by two characters, meaning that the 140-character limit will get a bit tighter.

By December 6, 2012

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Twitter outage caused by human error, domain briefly yanked

CNET has learned a Twitter outage that left millions of users fuming when they couldn't click on links came from an unlikely source: a "phishing complaint" sent to an Australian firm.

By October 8, 2012