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Following WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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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August 28

New Pentagon high-tech institute; Facebook breaks billion barrier; new cholesterol drug; Apple ships 3.6M Watches; Google rebuffs EU

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The Pentagon is backing a new high-tech innovation institute to be announced today in Silicon Valley; Facebook tops 1 billion users in a day for the first time; Amgen wins OK for new cholesterol drug; Apple ships 3.6 million smartwatches in second quarter; and Google rebuffs the EU in anti-trust fight.

August 25

Want to like Facebook more? How to enhance your experience

Facebook  Did you know you can add a pronunciation guide to your name on Facebook? Overlay colorful text on the photos you post? How about mark the end of a relationship without your 500 closest friends getting notified? Here are some tricks you may not know about.

August 25

Pfizer-Hospira deal nears close; Lenovo phones No. 1 in India; Cortona goes Android; Facebook guilty 'spam' plea; driverless crash truck

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The Pfizer-Hospira deal nears a close; Lenovo is No. 1 in 4g smartphones across India; Microsoft offers beta on Cortana for Android; a guilty please in a Facebook spam case; and a driverless crash truck debuts.

August 24

How to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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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August 17

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

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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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August 10

How to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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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August 6

Apple Music draws 11M; Facebook's streaming; Sentinel adds substation; watch out for chip card fees

Bulldog In our latest Bulldog wrapup: Apple Music's trial draws 11 million users; Facebook launches streaming - but it's limited to celebrities; Sentinel beefs up power at its Durham data center; watch out for new chip card charges.

August 3

GSK rehires China exec; automakers buy Nokia map biz; Yahoo buys style-tip site; Zuckerbergs expecting; Windows 10 scam warning

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: GSK has rehired an executive linked to its China bribery scandal; German automakers are buying Nokia's map business in a step toward driverless cars; Yahoo buys a web startup; the Zuckerbergs are expecting; and a warning about a free Windows update scam.

August 3

Here's how to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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 July 31

Premium Lock Facebook ready to test giant drone for providing Internet access

​Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.

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July 30

Premium Lock Mobile ads, apps drive Facebook past Wall Street expectations

Facebook  The world's largest online social network surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quarter. It grew not just profit and revenue, but also its already-massive user base and mobile advertising, as well as usage of its "family" of non-Facebook apps like Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

July 28

Premium Lock Social media gains in satisfaction index, news sites fall

Facebook Customers are more satisfied with social media as news sites fall behind, according to new data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Only a year ago, social media ranked among the worst industries in the Index, but now overtakes Internet news and opinion websites.

Updated July 27

Premium Lock Facebook can have a positive or negative effect on womens' body image

Stephanie Zerwas, PH.D, assistant professor of psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine College women who are more emotionally invested in Facebook and have lots of Facebook friends are less concerned with body size and shape and less likely to engage in risky dieting behaviors. But that's only if they aren't using Facebook to compare their bodies to their friends' bodies, according to the authors of a surprising new study at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

July 24

Premium Lock Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

Twitter Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

July 22

Premium Lock Apple stock slides; Microsoft's $8.4B write-down; GSK suit; Yahoo's loss; Facebook loses warrant fight

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple stock tumbles as it stays coy on watch sales; Microsoft takes a huge write-down; GSK sues a software developer; Yahoo reports a quarterly bummer; and Facebook loses in warrant battle.

Updated July 20

Premium Lock How to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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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July 14

Premium Lock More Americans grab news from Twitter and Facebook

More Americans go to Twitter and Facebook for news The number of Americans who get news from Twitter and Facebook continues to rise - primarily because more of the users of the social networks are encountering it there rather than user base increases, says a new survey from the Pew Research Center.

Updated July 6

Premium Lock Chapel Hill marketing firm nabs $230K

iValu8 Chapel Hill-based iValu8, a marketing firm that helps companies run engaging marketing campaigns, has raised $230,000 in equity and nearly $60,000 in debt financing according to regulatory filings.

July 2

Premium Lock Facebook rainbows: Stars, leaders add LGBT advocacy colors to photos

More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that marriage is a right guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of a person's sexual orientation. They are using a Facebook-supplied overlay that adds the best-known symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement: the rainbow.

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