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Facebook accused of faking member endorsements

A new lawsuit alleges that the social network falsifies members' likes for its sponsored ads.

By Jan. 10, 2014


Twitter names first female board member

Twitter hopes appointing former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino to its board will put some angry Tweeters to rest -- at least for awhile.

By Dec. 5, 2013


Uber picks up PayPal to drive member numbers

PayPal's network could come in handy where credit cards are rare or other payment systems are unreliable -- and thus help Uber in its quest for global expansion.

By Nov. 18, 2013


Facebook publicizes government requests for member data

The social network fielded requests for data on more than 38,000 members in the first half of the year, but no country was as data hungry as the US.

By Aug. 27, 2013


LinkedIn member base climbs almost 40 percent in year

New mobile strategies emphasizing content and mobile apps appear to working. The professional social network is now 259 million members strong.

By Oct. 29, 2013


Correction: DogVacay board member

The name of the Benchmark Capital general partner who is joining DogVacay's board was incorrect. It is Bill Gurley.

By Nov. 13, 2012


CNET Member Giveaway: Fitbit Flex

Tell us what tech you are excited about in 2013 for a chance to win the Best of CES award-winning Fitbit Flex.

By Jan. 17, 2013


eHarmony member passwords compromised

On the heels of LinkedIn's confirmation of compromised passwords, eHarmony says it is resetting passwords of its users that is says were also compromised.

By Jun. 6, 2012


Facebook says it was hacked, claims member data safe

In January, employees at the social network unknowingly downloaded malware that compromised the security of the site.

By Feb. 15, 2013


SoftBank gives U.S. right to OK Sprint board member -- report

The Japan-based firm would allow the U.S. to approve a Sprint board member who would oversee compliance with national security rules.

By May. 22, 2013