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Facebook tests self-deleting messages in France

In a move to mimic rival Snapchat, Facebook's trial run offers a Messenger app setting to automatically delete messages an hour after they're sent.

By November 13, 2015


Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014


With iOS 8, Apple opens its garden, but keeps thorns sharper than ever

The iPhone maker is finally letting developers access more of its mobile OS. That's great news -- unless you're in a department Apple wants to dominate.

By June 3, 2014


Button-stirred martini trumps shaken

The Vinotemp Epicureanist Automatic Cocktail Mixer features push-button operation. The bar gadget not only stirs, but it pours as well.

By April 11, 2014


Power plays at Twitter: @Jack, @Ev, and the need to grow up (Q&A)

The book "Hatching Twitter" comes out this week, just as the company goes public. In it, Nick Bilton tells the tale of the often chaotic and ego-driven maneuverings over control of the CEO's chair at Twitter.

By November 4, 2013


How I quit worrying and learned to love Vine

After initially dismissing Twitter's new stand-alone video app, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman re-evaluates it and realizes the service has something very interesting to offer.

By January 25, 2013


Retelling history, 140 characters at a time

Twitter is known for real-time reporting of events. But now, a number of projects are doing "real-time" reporting of historical events like World War II and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

By October 26, 2012


Let Timehop remind you what you were doing exactly one year ago today

Wake up each morning to an e-mail telling you what you were doing exactly one year ago today by using Timehop.

By May 23, 2012


Yahoo's IntoNow: Interactive TV, but not on TV

Yahoo's promising new iPad app knows what you're watching--and aims to help you get more out of it.

By November 6, 2011


At Demo Spring, a 'social' tsunami

At tech showcase, products, services, apps built around connecting numerous people to different kinds of functionality dominated at perhaps an unprecedented level.

By March 2, 2011