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Updated June 16

Lawsuit raises questions about social media's role in terror

‚ÄčThe father of a young woman killed in the Paris massacre last November is suing Google, Facebook and Twitter, claiming that the companies provided "material support" to extremists in violation of the law.

Grief after Paris terror attacks Grief after Paris terror attacks

June 15

New Zelda; hackers hit Dems; NATO goes cyber; prison term for spam

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A new Zelda emerges at E3 (watch video); Russian hackers hit Democrat servers; NATO adds cyber to weapons; and a man gets prison time for spamming Facebook users.

June 13

Following WTW on social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 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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June 7

Zuckerberg hack; new cancer clinical trial data base; inflatable space habitat; Google loses at high court

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Mark Zuckerberg's social media is hacked; Vice President Joe Biden unveils a new cancer clinical trial data base; an inflatable habitat opens at the International Space Station; and Google loses at the Supreme Court in class action suit case.

June 6

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WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 15 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 June 1

SciQuest being acquired for $509M; shares soar 33%

SciQuest, a Morrisville-based provider of e-procurement solutions, is being sold to a private equity firm in a deal valued at some $509 million. Shares soar 33 percent to match offered deal price. Meanwhile, seven law firms say they are looking into the sale.

What SciQuest does What SciQuest does

May 31

EU, tech giants to fight hate speech + The code of conduct, point by point

Internet  ‚ÄčThe European Union reached an agreement Tuesday with some of the world's biggest social media firms, including Facebook and Twitter, on ways to combat the spread of hate speech online. Read the agreed-to "code of conduct," point by point.

May 30

Where to follow WTW on social media: Like, track, link to us

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May 27

Implant to fight addiction; Alibaba's woes; Google beats Oracle in Android suit; Microsoft-Facebook undersea cable

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The FDA approves a drug-oozing stent to fight addiction; Alibaba won - and lost - a big friend in Washington; Google prevails over Oracle in big Android suit; and Microsoft teams with Facebook for an undersea cable project.

Addiction-Implant Addiction-Implant

May 24

Premium Lock More room to tweet; more ads at Google maps; Facebook news changes; apps TV future, says Apple

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter revises tweet multimedia limits; more ads are coming to Google Maps; Facebook makes changes in news after meeting with conservatives; and Apple's Tim Cook says apps are the future of TV.

May 23

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May 19

Premium Lock Bayer-Monsanto talks; Facebook meets conservatives; 117M hit in LinkedIn hack; Apple's India move

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Bayer and Monsanto are talking a deal; Facebook execs meet with conservatives to discuss alleged bias; LinkedIn confirms just how big a 2012 hack was; and Apple plans to open a development office in India.

May 17

Premium Lock Robot truckers; Huawei expands smartphones ; Zuckerberg-conservative meetup; Amazon brands

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A startup wants to bring robotic trucks to highways; China's Huawei aims to grow in phone market; Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to meet with conservatives; and Amazon is expanding its brands.

Robot Truckers Robot Truckers

May 16

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May 13

Premium Lock Google's women emojis; Apple's $1B ride-sharing bet; Facebook 'trending' debate; bank cyberattack

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google proposes new emojis for professional women; Apple invests $1 billion in an Uber competitor; Facebook defends its news trending; and a new cyberattack hits bank.

Google Women Emojis Google Women Emojis

May 11

Premium Lock Is Facebook censoring conservatives? Republicans probe; think tank defends

Facebook  Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative political stories. But a high-tech think tank says concerns may be overblown.

May 9

Premium Lock Facebook's No. 2 calls for more help to single mothers

Sheryl Sandberg In a touching Mother's Day weekend post on Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg says the odds are stacked against single moms. Many live in poverty, work two jobs or don't get paid leave to care for themselves or children if they get sick, she says. So what's to be done? Read her key points of action.

May 9

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May 2

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