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Big tech firms to observe 'Go Slow' day as form of FCC protest

On September 10, if you're finding that Reddit is moving frustratingly slowly, don't panic — it's not your Internet connection. It's a protest of the FCC's potential changes to net neutrality laws.

Foursquare to release new Swarm app

New York - The mobile app Foursquare, known for its location services, is to split itself into two separate apps, it has been announced.

Op-Ed: Fousquare’s Windows 8 app could lead to bigger and better things

If you thought that Foursquare was just another way for people with smartphones to announce their whereabouts to the world, their new Windows 8 app should surprise you.

Foursquare now lets you order in directly from U.S. restaurants

Foursquare is no longer just an app to “check-in” to your favorite restaurants, it now features an even simpler way to search for your favorite restaurants and order delivery service without even leaving your house.

Foursquare plans to start using full names in user profiles

Foursquare, which added 15 million new users this year, plans to issue new privacy policies for the new year. Next month, Foursquare plans on showing full names in user profiles and businesses on Foursquare will also be able to see user data.

Panelists tackle national versus local questions in social media Special

Social Media Week - a series of discussions and events hosted across nine cities globally - concluded on Friday, with panelists in New York discussing the challenges of national versus local marketing uses.

NHL first pro sports league on Foursquare Special

The National Hockey League has become the first professional sports league with a full-time presence on Foursquare, providing fans with another way to communicate with one another and the league.

Op-Ed: Has Facebook determined its own future?

Facebook Places is all over the news, but is the global phenomenon innovative and forward thinking or is it just borrowing and adapting ideas from others?

Facebook launches 'Places' check-in feature

Facebook has announced a new feature that allows users to "check-in" to a venue and tell their friends where they are. The feature is available via the Facebook iPhone app and from Facebook's mobile website. It's currently only available to U.S. users.

Foursquare in talks with search engines over data partnership

The company behind the social "check-in" application Foursquare says it's now in talks with Google, Microsoft and Yahoo about a data partnership. Foursquare says check-in data could help search engines enhance results.

Here’s Comes an App Which Can Help You Avoid Run-ins with Exes

Awkward moments are made of these; when you meet someone you don’t want to meet. Avoidr is a web based app that can help you out of those jams.

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