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Screen shot of SoundCloud website. (CBS)

Larry Magid: SoundCloud Will Start Paying Artists, Introduces Ads

SoundCloud will start paying artists and record companies whose music appears on the popular streaming site.

08/21/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Larry Magid: Facebook Adjusting Its Privacy Settings

More Facebook users can expect to see a blue cartoon dinosaur popping up in their feeds, reminding them to check their privacy settings.

05/22/2014

The Eyefi Cloud service will offer unlimited photo storage (Eyefi)

Larry Magid: Eyefi Syncs Camera’s Pictures To Other Devices

Eyefi’s Mobi Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards will sync with smartphones, uploading photos automatically to an Eyefi Cloud account, and making them available across all devices.

04/21/2014

The feature allows users to find their friends, who are nearby. (Facebook)

Larry Magid: Facebook Launches Friend Finding Feature

Nearby Friends allows users to see what city and neighborhood a friend is in, how many miles away they are, and how long ago they were there.

04/17/2014

Mobile Twitter (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: New Twitter Interface Looking More Like Facebook

Twitter users be warned, your page will soon be getting a new look—that is of course how you define “new” as it may appear very familiar.

04/08/2014

The Cloak app allows users to avoid unwanted encounters with those in their social network. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Cloak App Helps Users Avoid People

The Cloak app allows users to avoid unwanted encounters, by using location check-ins on Instagram and Foursquare.

04/03/2014

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco on March 27, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Brings Office To Apple’s iPad

The software was made available to Apple iPad users on Thursday, through the App Store.

03/27/2014

An employee prepares order at Amazon's San Bernardino Fulfillment Center October 29, 2013 in San Bernardino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Is Amazon Prime Membership Worth The Added Cost?

The cost of an Amazon Prime membership is increasing from $79 to $99, the first increase since the program was introduced in 2005.

03/13/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

California Appeals Court Rules Drivers Can Read Maps On Cellphones

Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

02/27/2014

OneDrive cloud storage service can be accessed across all devices (Microsoft)

Larry Magid: Microsoft’s OneDrive To Challenge Other Cloud Sharing Services

OneDrive is Microsoft’s relaunched and rebranded consumer cloud storage service.

02/20/2014

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