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Posts tagged “Social Media”

9:29 a.m. Thursday

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 7:17 a.m. Wednesday

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.

Updated 5:35 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Inside WRAL.com's redesign: Delivering 'device-optimized content'

So what's it like to redesign from bottom to top one of the nation's most popular regional news portals? How does a website today need to be built today to deal with more mobile users relying on an increasing number of device types and meeting demand for faster response? Jason Priebe, who heads technology development for Capitol Broadcasting's New Media Group, talks about the redesign of WRAL.com, which launched on Wednesday. The award-winning site has been remodeled to improve navigation, support higher-quality video and photographs, and is designed to operate more easily across multiple devices from smartphones to desktop computers.

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5:05 a.m. Monday

Where to 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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April 18

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 14

Burr: Encryption should not be 'above the law'

Talking encryption North Carolina Senator Richard Burr along with California's Dianne Feinstein unveiled proposed legislation that would require companies to help the government break encryption on devices, but it already has generated opposition from Silicon Valley and privacy groups.

April 13

Techies want Teslas; Verizon strike; Facebook beefs up chat; HTC's new phone

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Surveys show techies are driving demand for new Tesla; thousands of Verizon workers go on strike; Facebook beefs up Messenger chat; and HTC unveils a new phone.

April 12

Why you might soon text robots as often as your friends

Chatbot Boom In coming months, users of Facebook's Messenger app, Microsoft's Skype and Canada's Kik can expect to find new automated assistants offering information and services at a variety of businesses. These messaging "chatbots" are basically software that can conduct human-like conversation and do simple jobs once reserved for people. Google and other companies are reportedly working on similar ideas.

Updated April 11

Burr's encryption bill; Google inquiry; Daily Mail eyes Yahoo; Twitter board

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Senator Richard Burr proposes bill that would limit encryption; Google must face an inquiry in Mississippi; the Daily Mail eyes Yahoo bid; and Twitter revamps its board.

April 11

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 7

Facebook app changes; Verizon video deal; jetpacks may be coming; WhatsApp tightens encryption

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Facebook is rearranging the notification panel on its mobile apps in an effort to broaden the audience creating, watching and reacting to live video; Verizon makes a video play; jetpacks for real?; and WhatsApp makes encryption changes.

Updated April 5

NFL to stream on Twitter; Facebook photo tool for blind; Roku headphone option; Toyota data company

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter will stream 10 NFL Thursday night games; Facebook develops program to describe photos for the blind; Roku adds a headphone option; and Toyota forms a data company.

April 4

Follow WTW through 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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March 31

Premium Lock Bad experiences costly to companies

Temkin More than 20 percent of consumers who have interacted with TV service providers and Internet service providers report having a bad experience during the previous six months, according to new research from the Temkin Group.

March 22

Premium Lock FBI finds iPhone access?; Andy Grove dies; iMessage vulnerability; it's emojimania!

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog technology news wrapup: The FBI may have found a way to crack that terrorist's iPhone; former Intel CEO Andy Grove dies; researchers find fault in iMessage; and emojimania strikes.

Updated March 21

Premium Lock Twitter turns troubled 10; SCOTUS to hear Apple-Samsung case; Google boots Cuba Internet; FDA OKs anthrax drug; PayPal's 400 NC jobs

Bulldog In this afternoon's tech and life science news roundup: Twitter searches for answers to growth as it turns 10; the Supreme Court will hear the Apple-Samsung patent fight; Google boosting Internet in Cuba; the FDA approves an anthrax drug; and PayPal is coming to Charlotte.

March 21

Premium Lock New iPhone coming?; Zuckerberg in China; Xbox GDC party firestorm; cyber attacks on media

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology news: Apple may unveil a new iPhone at a media event today; Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg meets with head of propaganda in China; critics attack Xbox GDC party featuring go-go dancers; and a cyber attack hits media in Sweden.

March 21

Premium Lock Where to follow WTW across 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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March 16

Premium Lock 77% Google traffic encrypted; Instagram 'relevance' changes; guilty plea in celeb hack; UK spying law

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google says 77 percent of traffic is encrypted; Instagram changing posts based on "relevance;" a guilty plea in a celeb photo hacking case; and a spying law advances in U.K.

March 14

Premium Lock Follow WTW across 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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