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  • Foursquare: Slightly new and somewhat improved

    Foursquare: Slightly new and somewhat improved
    What's that they say about never judging a book by its cover? Foursquare got an update last week, and based on all the teasing the company was doing on its Twitter account with the hashtag #allnew4sq, I think I speak for the entire social media...
  • Social media IQ test

    Social media IQ test
    Your Klout score tells you how influential you are on social media. But why isn't there a score to tell you how smart you are on social media? Far from official but hopefully useful, I'd like to introduce to you my own scoring system: The SMIQ, or social...
  • Focus on Instagram

    Focus on Instagram
    If you're old enough to appreciate a Polaroid camera, you remember the excitement of snapping a photo, waving it a few times until it developed and then passing it around or sticking it on the refrigerator. Instagram is a lot like that. And while you can...
  • Winnetka a wealthy slice of suburbia

    Winnetka a wealthy slice of suburbia
    The Winnetka beach is a teal-colored sheet of glass, sailboats gliding along the horizon. The shimmering water is 73 degrees, and the lifeguard's ponytail dances in a summer breeze. Meredith Lovell's three children dash into the water with their friends...
  • Tech firms' data gathering worries most Californians, poll finds

    Tech firms' data gathering worries most Californians, poll finds
    California's high-tech firms make the world's most popular smartphones, social networks and search engines, but there's one asset they're struggling to build: trust. The vast majority of Californians surveyed in a statewide poll are worried about the...
  • Suspended by Twitter

     
    I learned Monday that I'm in trouble with Twitter. “This account is currently suspended,” Twitter informed me when I returned from vacation and tried to post a link to my blog post about puppy mills. “If we have suspended your......
  • Foursquare reaches 1 billion check-ins [Video]

     
    Foursquare has hit yet another milestone -- 1-billion check-ins. The location based social network -- which allows users of the Foursquare mobile app or website to check-in at real-world concert venues, stores, workplaces, restaurants or just about any...
  • Will Amazon's Silk web browser ever take on Chrome, Safari, IE?

     
    While the focus of much of Amazon.com's news on Wednesday has been rightly place on its Kindle Fire tablet, which will take on rivals such as the Apple iPad and Barnes & Noble's Nook Color, the Seattle retail giant also announced something that could...
  • 'Two and a Half Men' star Ashton Kutcher promotes start-ups

     
    Ashton Kutcher, who plays a tech investor in real life and on television, used a laptop covered with start-up company logos in the latest episode of CBS' "Two and a Half Men." One of the start-ups' chief executives, Foursquare's Dennis......
  • Foursquare Radar leverages Apple iOS 5 with new discovery features

     
    Foursquare introduced Radar on Wednesday: a new feature built into its iPhone app that will allow the New York company to introduce capabilities it had previously only dreamed of. Most notably, Radar will push Foursquare from not only being a check-in...
  • Smartphone on Your Dashboard? Don't Count On It

     
    I'm staring at a dashboard display that's been removed from a car and mounted on a table for journalists, investors and engineers to sample. On it is an enlarged version of a Samsung smartphone home-screen, plugged right into the "car."......
  • Windows Phone Mango review: Much improved, no 'killer app' yet [Video]

     
    Windows Phone 7.5, aka Mango, brings many much needed improvements to Microsoft's smartphone OS. But there still isn't a "killer app" that Apple's iOS and Google's Android can't match. Here's a thought -- Xbox Live....