Posts tagged “Social Media”

Updated July 14

Premium Lock RTP Google Fiber countdown: Launch dates may come 'soon'

If you are eager to sign up for Google Fiber in the Triangle, you have to be patient at least a little while longer. Plus: More details about GF's fiber offer for businesses.

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Updated July 14

Premium Lock Messaging app Line pulls off big $1.1B IPO + Watch video: What is Line?

The Japanese messaging app Line is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday and in Tokyo on Friday. It's the biggest IPO this year. But what is Line? Watch an introductory video.

Updated July 14

Premium Lock Google-LinkedIn land deal; Amazon Prime Day hit; China hacks FDIC?; leukemea drug suit

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google, LinkedIn make a big land swap in Silicon Valley; Amazon's second Prime Day a bit hit; did China hack FDIC computers?; and Juno Therapeutics is sued over a leukemia drug trial.

July 11

Premium Lock Following WTW through 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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July 8

Premium Lock Facebook's TechPrep Roadshow introduces hundreds in Durham to programming

Facebook  Facebook brought its "TechPrep" program to Durham last week as part of its initiative to encourage more "at risk" young people to become interested in writing code as a career. The Facebook team explains what happened.

July 4

Premium Lock 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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Updated July 1

Premium Lock CEO: Even as WedPics tops 1M weddings, HB2 is hurting biz

Fast-growing Raleigh startup WedPics, which provides a variety of services for newlyweds, soars past the 1 million mark in weddings published. But its CEO says growth would be faster if not for what he calls the "idiotic rule."

Updated June 30

Premium Lock Watch a real red wedding - at Red Hat Summit

Twitter, open source, tech news sites and social media lit up Wednesday as a surprise, real wedding brought to a close Red Hat's annual summit in San Francisco. Yes, a real red wedding - but no blood as in "Game of Thrones."

June 29

Premium Lock Want to be a programmer? Facebook offers TechPrep workshop in Durham

Facebook is bringing its "TechPrep" initiative to Durham for a workshop. The program aims to encourage more children to become interested in computer science.

June 29

Premium Lock IBM, GSK at Biden cancer summit; Mars booster fires (video); Zuck's wall; hepatitis C pill

In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: IBM's Watson to tackle cancer and GSK to speed up drug development; NASA fires a Mars booster (see video, photos); Mark Zuckerberg's new wall angers neighbors in Hawaii; and the FDA approves a pill to treat hepatitis C.

June 27

Premium Lock 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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Updated June 24

Premium Lock Inventor with Duke connection seeks to subdue cellphone addiction

Musicians are increasingly asking concert-goers to put the cellphones away and an inventor believes he has the solution.

June 24

Premium Lock Twilio IPO smash; Instagram translations; drones vs. firefighters; nuke power ending in Calif.

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twilio stock nearly doubles in stock debut; Instagram offers translation service; drones becoming big problem for firefighters; and nuclear power set to end in California.

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June 23

Premium Lock Looking for new online hangout? Try HangBee

A team of Ravenscroft High School graduates have launched a new way to hang out online called HangBee. All Raleigh natives, they plan to build the next social media network so long as they meet their Kickstarter campaign goal.

June 22

Premium Lock Longer Twitter videos; 72 new emojis; Tesla wants SolarCity; beeping NFL footballs

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter to allow longer videos; a host of new emojis; Tesla wants to buy SunCity; and NFL tries beeping footballs to cut down on fumbles.

June 20

Premium Lock 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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Updated June 16

Premium Lock Lawsuit raises questions about social media's role in terror

‚ÄčThe father of a young woman killed in the Paris massacre last November is suing Google, Facebook and Twitter, claiming that the companies provided "material support" to extremists in violation of the law.

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June 15

Premium Lock New Zelda; hackers hit Dems; NATO goes cyber; prison term for spam

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A new Zelda emerges at E3 (watch video); Russian hackers hit Democrat servers; NATO adds cyber to weapons; and a man gets prison time for spamming Facebook users.

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