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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.

5 hours ago

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

An employee plays the game Flappy Bird at a smartphone store in Hanoi on February 10, 2014. (Hoang Dinh/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: ‘Flappy Bird’ App Closes Up Shop

Our technology analyst ponders why the game developer behind the Flappy Birds app is shutting down shop for what he’s reportedly calling an addictive pastime.

02/12/2014

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Chromebox Offers Teleconferencing Alternative

Google said Chromebox for Meetings is looking to simplify the video conferencing experience for businesses.

02/07/2014

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Larry Magid: Armband Controls Devices Without Keyboard, Mouse

Thalmic Labs, a Canadian startup is about to introduce the new MYO armband that will allow users to control their computer without the use of a mouse or keyboard.

02/03/2014

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