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SmellMe: a Chinese social network for pets

Does your pet need a friend? How about several? Chinese social network SmellMe lets your pets have a group of their own.

By May 20, 2014

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Homeland Security busts child porn ring on Tor network

An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.

By March 18, 2014

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How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens

SST's ShotSpotter pinpoints outdoor, urban gunshots for law enforcement agencies. Now it's moving indoors with a service for schools.

By July 27, 2014

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Free cloud services compared

Not all cloud services are built alike. We take a look at some of the most popular options — what they're for, how you can use them and, most importantly, what you get.

By March 17, 2014

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Build a Bridge to make real-world friends

Mobile app Bridge is a friend finder with a tweak, focusing on what you like to do rather than what you say.

By June 1, 2014

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Road Angels taps social networking for roadside assistance

A new iPhone app by a Melbourne-based start-up lets you tap into your Facebook friends for emergency roadside assistance.

By December 8, 2013

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Reddit to launch official mobile apps

In a post advertising a job listing and another about privacy policy updates, Reddit admins reveal that the website is working on an official mobile app.

By April 29, 2014

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Apple approves 'only gay social app for ages 12 and up'

The founders of Distinc.tt believe it's time for a gay social app that doesn't have sex at its core. This is an app that "you can bring home to Mom."

By December 14, 2013

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Foursquare's head of product checks out of company

After four years, Alex Rainert is saying goodbye to the place-based social network he helped conceive.

By November 13, 2013

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Toss your bike key with BitLock Bluetooth lock

Just walk up to your bike, push a button, and it's unlocked. If you want to share your wheels, an app gives others access.

By October 15, 2013