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Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app

Microsoft says that Line gives MixRadio 'an excellent platform for expansion'

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests

How to Use LinkedIn’s New Profile Features

LinkedIn has made it easier for you to update and edit your profile. The professional social network wants you to think beyond your resume or next job by encouraging you to edit and freshen up your profile on a more consistent basis.

Instagram exposes 5 new filters for a more subtle effect

The updated app lets users pretty up their photos without going overboard

Dutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffed

Facebook said it won't wait

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The Year in Tech Industry Apologies

Google, Microsoft, Facebook and the rest get in the sorry line.

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Facebook: Don't Advertise With Us If You Don't See Clear ROI

Facebook put its money where its metaphorical mouth is when it comes to advertisers' dollars and suggested companies that don't have confidence in Facebook's capability to demonstrate clear advertising ROI should bring their ad...

Carpooling, a European ride-share service, rolls in to America

The app lets people request rides for trips longer than your typical Uber or Lyft

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Facebook Stops Using Bing Search Technology

At present, Facebook is pushing search queries to people and places that it has stored on its network.

Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of graph search is in the offing too

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Why Foursquare Should Target Business Travelers

Traveling for work doesn't have to be boring, sterile or lack culture. By catering to business travelers and providing a more personal digital concierge for road warriors, Foursquare could tap a global trillion-dollar market.

How your in-store shopping affects the ads you see on Facebook

Tracking offline sales will play a big role in Facebook's advertising moving forward

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Instagram Gains User Momentum, Passing Twitter

Photo-sharing site Instagram said Wednesday that its active monthly user base reached 300 million, a dramatic 50% increase in the past nine months.

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Twitter Sees 2014 as Year of the Celebrity Selfie

In 2014, people around the world celebrated, mourned, protested and connected to each on Twitter.

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Top 10 Tech Stories of 2014

Take a look back at a very disruptive year.

Uber showdown in Portland escalates as city files suit

The move comes less than a week after Uber began operating in Oregon's largest city

Find 'Joe's turkey carving pics' with Facebook post search

Users can search for old posts on mobile and the desktop

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