Posts tagged “Facebook”

Updated 9:53 a.m. Monday

Sheryl Sandberg picks 'Option B' in her book on resilience

Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list.

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5:00 a.m. Monday

WTW embraces 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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Updated April 20

Premium Lock What's behind the SEVC name change to Fusion Conference?

Triangle-based TechMedia has renamed its Southeast Venture Conference to the Fusion Conference, with the first event flying under the new name set for June 7-8, 2017 in Washington, DC. WRAL Techwire conducted a question and answer session with Eric Gregg, who heads TechMedia with partner Scott Hedrick, to talk about the name change and the first Fusion event in June.

Fusion Conference banner on Times Square, NYC. Fusion Conference banner on Times Square, NYC.

Updated April 19

Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera (+ video)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees the future of augmented reality in your smartphone camera, and not just in special goggles. Plus: Watch a video of his presentation.

April 17

Tracking 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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April 14

With smartphones, customers are corporate whistleblowers

Look out, Corporate America. Customers armed with smartphones and video cameras are watching when you screw up.

April 14

Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected hydrogen molecules in the geysers shooting off the moon Enceladus, possibly the result of deep-sea chemical reactions between water and rock that could spark microbial life, scientists say.

Updated April 13

Goodbye Princess Leia; Windows versions won't die; Messenger beats Instagram

In today's tech wrapup: Lucasfilm gave scifi fans a final goodbye to Carrie Fisher, who passed away in December. Facebook Messenger outstrips Instagram.Old versions of Windows refuse to die.

Updated April 13

Premium Lock Study says: Facebook may negatively affect your sense of well-being

Facebook may be bad for your sense of well-being. A John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study found interactions with Facebook can lead to negative effects.

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Updated April 11

Pray Facebook's new AI Messenger (M) is better than auto correct

The gremlins that infect "auto correct" are one royal pain for people who text in a hurry. Now Facebook is promising a smarter messaging app with an update to Messenger. Called "M," it's an artificial intelligence powered solution. Let's pray it's truly smart.

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April 10

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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April 7

Facebook steps up efforts to help users spot fake news

Facebook  Facebook is launching a resource to help you spot false news and misleading information that spreads on its service.

April 3

Tech leaders, others launch $14M 'News Integrity' nonprofit

Internet  Facebook and Mozilla are among the companies and organizations launching a $14 million fund to promote news literacy and increase trust in journalism. The new group is called the News Integrity Initiative.

April 3

Staying in touch with 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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March 27

Premium Lock How to stay in touch with 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.

WRALTechWire's LinkedIn page WRALTechWire's LinkedIn page

March 20

Premium Lock Where to stay in touch with 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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