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Posts tagged “Social Media”

6:14 a.m. yesterday

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.

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12:31 p.m. Tuesday

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.

5:35 a.m. Monday

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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May 19

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 18

Google going VR; GMO food safe; Alibaba CEO skips speech; Twitter dropping limit?

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Google is expected to unveil virtual reality and artificial intelligence advances; a report declares genetically altered food as safe; Alibaba's CEO cancels speech to counterfeit group meeting; and has the time come for Twitter to drop its 140 character limit?

May 17

Tech links: AT&T GigaPower; Lenovo phones; Twitter limits; IBM faster storage; AT&T's buy

High tech In today's WTW wrapup of technology news: AT&T takes GigaPower to San Francisco; Lenovo unveils new phones; new limits possibly coming for Twitter; IBM's new storage breakthrough tops flash; and AT&T makes a streaming buy.

May 17

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.

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Updated May 16

Premium Lock Startups to Watch: Lapetus putting a new face on analytics

In the third of a series profiling "Startups to Watch," WRAL TechWire co-founder Allan Maurer takes a look at Wilmington-based Lapetus. Its analysis of facial aging puts a new spin on analytics.

Updated May 16

Security clearance-social media link; YouTube messaging; cyber sabotage warning; Pfizer blocks drugs in executions

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Security clearance checks to include social media reviews; YouTube tests a new messaging app; Germany issues a new cyber sabotage warning; and Pfizer won't permit use of its drugs in lethal injections.

May 16

Where to follow 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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May 13

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.

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May 12

Nextdoor.com racial profiling; streaming suicide probe; SpaceX capsule returns; Google bans payday ads

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Nextdoor.com says it is tackling racial profiling; France is probing the streaming of a teen's suicide; a SpaceX capsule returns from space station; and Google bans payday lending ads.

Updated May 11

Premium Lock Moogfest creates 'data lake' to help crunch, analyze festival

Moogfest offers family-friendly events Moogfest is coming to Durham next week promising four days of fun, tech and music. To help festival goers as well as organizers capitalize on the experience, big data consulting firm Mammoth Data is creating a "data lake" to analyze what's happening in real time.

May 11

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

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.

Updated May 9

Premium Lock Startups to watch: Wilmington social media app developer Likeli dazzles NCTA showcase

NCTA's State of Technology Conference brought six emerging companies to the attention of investors at a startup showcase. Here's a look at the winner: Likeli, a social media app developer from Wilmington. WTW will be featuring other startups who took the showcase stage in upcoming reports in the "Startups to Watch" series.

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May 9

Follow WTW on major 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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May 2

Following WTW on major 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 28

Premium Lock Why founders keep control - The Zuckerberg strategy for Facebook

Facebook founder, chair and CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for the social media giant's future - one that he largely controls through how he has structured the company and its stock. Other founders can draw some wisdom from Zuckerberg's strategy from comments he made to Wall Street analysts on Wednesday.

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Updated April 27

Premium Lock Inside Twitter: Live event coverage offering hope for future

Twitter Analysis: Twitter reports slight growth in users, but the social media firm's embrace of live events - including the NFL - offer hope for the future, says an analyst who researches the company.

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