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Square headquarters on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Square Purchases Bay-Area Startup—Caviar; Enters Food Delivery Business

San Francisco mobile-payment company, Square, has bought a Bay Area startup that delivers meals from restaurants called, Caviar. Our technology analyst says our options on food delivery are on the rise.

08/05/2014

FAIRFAX, CA - DECEMBER 13:  The Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: San Jose Domestic Violence Prevention Summit Deals With Stalking & Trafficking Through Technology

Our technology analyst reports from a domestic violence prevention conference in San Jose where the focus has been on issues dealing with map apps and geo-location playing into stalking and trafficking.

07/30/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Research Suggests The Youth Demographic Still Likes Facebook

Remember all those headlines suggesting the younger crowd was abandoning Facebook? New research says that may not be the case after all.

06/24/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy Talent

McDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco’s Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.

06/17/2014

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Larry Magid: Feds Want To Look At Apps That May Be Distracting Drivers

A new measure proposed by the Obama Administration would give federal officials the authority to set restrictions on the use of mapping and traffic apps if they are deemed to be dangerous.

06/16/2014

Apple yanks Weed Firm from App Store.

Apple Kills Weed Growing Game After It Climbs App Download Charts

Apple removed the iOS game Weed Firm from the App Store after it soared to the top of download charts while other similar games remain available.

05/22/2014

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Larry Magid: New Twitter Feature Lets You Mute Offending Over-Tweeters

If you follow someone on Twitter and they are guilty of over-tweeting, you now have the option of silencing them with a new feature called the “mute” button.

05/14/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Classroom Could Be Solution For Teachers And Students

Google is out with a new feature for teachers and students called Classroom. It’s part of a new offering in its Google Apps for Education and could be the solution for the old excuse: ‘the dog ate my homework’.

05/06/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

‘Monkey Parking’ App Lets San Francisco Drivers Desperate For Parking Pay Others For Their Space

San Francisco drivers have long been frustrated spending countless minutes trying to find a parking space, but a new app called ‘Parking Monkey’ allows drivers to buy a spot from someone who’s already in it.

05/06/2014

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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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