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Posts tagged “Social Media”

6:24 a.m. Monday

Taxis fight Uber; Twitter's diversity goals; Ashley Madison CEO quits; Apple music loses key exec; court backs NSA

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Cabbies in New York City are fighting back against Uber with a new app; Twitter sets modest diversity goals; Ashley Madison's CEO resigns following hack; Apple loses key music exec; and a federal court backs NSA in data ruling.

5:35 a.m. Monday

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

Looking for more tweets: Twitter tries to lure in users as it searches for CEO

Twitter ​Twitter's most urgent task is naming a new CEO. But the most formidable one is convincing more people that its service is essential, easy to use and not just meant for celebrities, 16-year-olds and news junkies.

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 27

Facebook testing own Siri; Windows 10 on 75M devices; Ashley Madison lawsuits; booze in space; diabetes drug cuts complications

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Facebook is testing its own digital assistant; Microsoft says Windows 10 now on 75 million machines; Ashley Madison faces lawsuits after hack; booze arrives at the international space station; and for the first time a diabetes drug is said to be cutting complications associated with the disease.

August 25

Premium Lock CMOs to surge mobile spending 160% despite questions about performance

Chief marketing officers are betting big on mobile ads, planning to increase spending a "whopping" - to use the survey's own word - 160 percent over the next three years. Yet they are doing so despite questions about how effective mobile ads are, says a new survey from the Chief Marketing Officer survey from Duke's Fuqua Business School.

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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

Warning to private data posters: Deleted information never actually goes away

The Ashley Madison hack is a big reminder to all Web users: If you submit private data online, chances are it will never fully be deleted. Plus: Who is the "King of Infidelity" behind the Ashley Madison site?

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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 21

Uber lawsuit grows; pushback at Netflix over benefits; Twitter stock falters; K4Connect makes deal; Duke's drone lab

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: San Francisco broadens lawsuit against Uber; Netflix faces protests over baby benefit; Twitter's stock falters; good news for Raleigh startup K4Connect; and Duke is opening a drone lab on the coast.

August 20

Aiming for $2M in first-year sales, startup Carusele lands $500,000 in funding

Carusele Carusele, a startup focusing on social media content creation, is off to a fast start. The company is aiming for $2 million in sales in its first year, and investors have put $500,000 into the firm.

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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Updated August 13

Twitter removes 140-character limit on private messages

Now you can "tweet" to your heart's delight - without any character limits - but only for private messages. Twitter announced early Thursday that it is removing the 140-character limit to its "Direct Messages." But on the public side, the limit remains.

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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.

Updated August 5

Jim Goodnight ranks No. 28 on new Forbes Richest in Tech list

Forbes is out with a new "richest" list, this one focused exclusively on high tech. And Jim Goodnight along with John Sall - the co-founders of Cary-based SAS, crack the top 100. By the way, Goodnight is getting richer. Who is No. 1? Bill Gates.

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August 4

Tweet manipulation? Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain

An examination suggests that the Venezuelan government is artificially inflating its social media influence and distorting its popularity. Independent analysts who ran tests at the request of The Associated Press found the government was benefiting from networks of fake accounts.

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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

Premium Lock 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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