Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Thursday, May 19.
Social network will provide more details on what specific account information a third-party app is requesting, while apps that want to access your direct messages will again need permission.
Shares of the business social network have doubled this morning from the IPO price of $45.
Apple and Google return to Capitol Hill to defend themselves against accusations from politicians who say the companies aren't doing enough to protect customers' location privacy.
A new NFC system being ramped up by Verifone and Micros for the restaurant industry would let diners pay their checks through their NFC-equipped mobile phones.
Microsoft's Bing search engine director, Stefan Weitz, tells the Huffington Post that the traditional methods of search are "failing" as new ideas take hold.
Does a back cover plus Apple's Smart Cover equal the perfect iPad 2 case? We look at some Smart Cover-compatible solutions and put them to the test.
Apple now has more than 320 retail stores around the world, and today marks the 10th anniversary of the company's first two. CNET takes a look at some of Apple's most iconic retail spots.
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