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6:17 a.m. Wednesday

WhatsApp encrypts text messages from beginning to end

Facebook  WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users' conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.

6:12 a.m. Wednesday

Facebook's newest app unbundles Groups feature

Facebook is launching a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that lets users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they're based on hobbies, geography or culture.

Unbundling Facebook Groups Unbundling Facebook Groups

6:26 a.m. Monday

Tracking trends: Connect with WRAL TechWire across social media

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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November 14

Facebook's privacy changes: Five things you need to know

Facebook  Facebook is once again trying to simplify its privacy policy, largely to address criticisms that it's too complex and lengthy for the average user. Laid out with illustrations into short subsections, the new policy explains what types of information Facebook collects and how it uses the data. The new policy is 70 percent shorter than the old one. Here's a look at some key points.

November 10

What's trending? Connect with WRAL TechWire across social media

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated November 7

Like this: Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button

Ebola Facebook is stepping up its efforts to fight Ebola by adding a button designed to make it easier for its users to donate to charities battling the disease.

November 3

We like social media: Connect with WRAL TechWire on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter

WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated October 29

LabCorp earnings decline; Centice makes big sale; Facebook advertising surges; old Apple brings top dollar; FTC picks privacy expert

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's revenue climbs but earnings decline; Centice in RTP makes big sale in drug abuse technology; Facebook's advertising soars; an old Apple sells for a lot of money; and the FTC's new top technologist is a privacy expert.

Updated October 27

Get the pulse. Connect with WRAL TechWire on LinkedIn, social media

WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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October 24

#WTWTrends for Friday: Ebola, Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, UNC, SA101, Seattle Shooting Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated October 24

Zuckerberg speaks in Mandarin - Beijing students cheer

China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese.

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October 20

Premium Lock How to connect with WRAL TechWire? Follow us at LinkedIn, social media

WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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October 16

Premium Lock Facebook launches tool for use during disasters

Facebook  The tool, called "Safety Check," will be available worldwide to the social network's 1.32 billion users on computers and mobile devices. This includes the basic "feature" phones many people still use to access Facebook, especially in developing countries.

October 15

Premium Lock Baby benefit: Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Women in business Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and Apple will now give up to $20,000 in benefits to help employees pay for infertility treatments, sperm donors and even to freeze their eggs. The move comes amid stiff competition for skilled engineers, and as many of the biggest firms try to diversify their male-dominated ranks to include and appeal to more women.

October 14

Premium Lock Entegrion lands $7.8M from DoD; Zuckerbergs donate $25M for Ebola fight; Bioventus acquires product line; Yelp fights extortion claims

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Entegrion lands $7.8 million Department of Defense contract for platelet development; Zuckerbergs donate to fight Ebola; Bioventus acquires a product line; Yelp fights extortion claims.

Updated October 8

Premium Lock Lenovo class-action suit; new GSK probe; AT&T data breach; Salix drug wins OK; Facebook's anonymous app; Lenovo-NEC deal

Bulldog In today's Bulldog blog wrapping up the latest technology and life science news: Lenovo settles a class-action suit over Wi-Fi; GSK faces another bribery investigation; AT&T data breach; FDA OKs Salix colitis treatment; Facebook is developing an app for anonymous posts; and Lenovo extends its partnership with NEC.

Updated October 6

Premium Lock Facebook closes WhatsApp purchase which is now worth $21.8B

Facebook  Facebook has closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp in a deal that is now worth $21.8 billion, up from the original $19 billion deal struck, thanks in part to the social network giant's rising stock price since February.

Updated October 6

Premium Lock Sprint layoffs; INC's new exec; FCC fines Marriott for Wi-Fi jamming; Red Hat's petabyte upgrade; Facebook's research changes; EU Oks WhatsApp deal

Bulldog In today's wrapup of tech and life science news: Sprint is cutting jobs; INC Research adds new exec; Marriott fined $600,000 for Wi-Fi jamming; Red Hat scales up enterprise services; Facebook tightens research guidelines; and the EU OKs $19 billion Facebook-WhatsApp deal.

October 6

Premium Lock Like us? You can connect with WRAL TechWire via social media

WRAL TechWire is expanding again, this time with a new LinkedIn site. From its launch 12 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily email blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. We've recently added a PM email blast, too. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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October 2

Premium Lock Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy

While standing by its real names policy on Wednesday, Facebook says "we see through this event that there's lots of room for improvement in the reporting and enforcement mechanisms, tools for understanding who's real and who's not, and the customer service for anyone who's affected."

Drag queens vs. Facebook  Drag queens vs. Facebook

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