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Posts tagged “Social Media”

June 30

Premium Lock Come on, Silicon Valley, you can do better than this

Vivek Wadhwa Vivek Wadhwa: We've built enough messaging and photo-sharing apps, and have bigger opportunities now. It is possible for the young and the old to solve real problems, to great effect. It is time for Silicon Valley to step up its game and graduate from the minor league.

Updated June 30

Premium Lock 'To Facebook, we are all lab rats' - are you outraged?

All of you Facebook and social media users who can't wait to share your story as well as your "likes" and 'tweets" had best read a New York Times story about how Facebook manipulated news feeds as part of an experiment. So you think you can trust any of these social tools? Don't be naive.

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June 30

Premium Lock World Cup breaks Super Bowl record on Twitter

World Cup Social Media Brazil's penalty shootout with Chile on Saturday generated 389,000 tweets, breaking the previous record set for a live event during this year's Super Bowl.

June 30

Premium Lock Your 50 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

June 26

Premium Lock Uber expands its ride-seeking app to Durham, 5 other cities

Uber Uber, the app that connects people who need rides with those who want to offer them, is expanding its service effective today in Durham, Chapel Hill and four other North Carolina markets.

Updated June 24

Premium Lock AT&T-DirecTV merger; Bell and Howell spinoff; IBM analytics at Wimbledon; Facebook vs. Cisco; parking app blocked;

Bulldog In today's Bulldog blog wrapup of technology news: AT&T goes to Congress to pitch DirecTV deal; Triangle firm Bell and Howell spins off a software operation; IBM analyzes Wimbledon; Facebook switch a threat to Cisco?; San Francisco says "no" to parking space app.

June 23

Premium Lock Facebook, Twitter, Google score during World Cup

Twitter and Facebook lit up in a World Cup frenzy last week as millions of people around the world took to social media to share in the ups and downs of the matches

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June 23

Premium Lock Juror beware: Lawyers can check your social media pages

Social Media The American Bar Association says lawyers now have a green light to scan the social media sites of jurors, but warns against actively "following" or "friending" jurors or otherwise invading their private Internet areas.

June 23

Premium Lock Your 56 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

June 20

Premium Lock Google's wireless broadband play; BlackBerry in black; Apple's smarthwatch; $1.2M loss for Scynexis; Twitter exec shuffle

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: Google acquires wireless broadband startup with gigabit speed capability; BlackBerry reports a profit; Triangle drug firm Scynexis reports a loss; Apple's smartwatch plans advance; and Twitter shuffles executive roles.

Updated June 19

Premium Lock Supreme Court tosses out software patents in closely watched case

Supreme Court The Supreme Court has tossed out an Australian company's patents for business software in a closely watched case that offers new guidance on the standards for awarding patents. Red Hat was among the firms filing briefs against the patents.

June 16

Premium Lock Your 50 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated June 13

Premium Lock Yet another Twitter exec, Chloe Sladden leaves

Twitter  Yet another top Twitter executive, Chloe Sladden, head of media at the micro-blogging site, said she will be leaving the company in a series of tweets posted Thursday night. Lindsay Schauer, senior manager of Twitter's internal communications, also said she was leaving the company, Friday.

June 13

Premium Lock Twitter COO Ali Rowghani resigns

Ali Rowghani, Twitter Twitter's chief operating officer, Ali Rowghani, has resigned from his post and won't be replaced as CEO Dick Costolo seeks more direct involvement with the company's engineering and product teams.

Updated June 11

Premium Lock Facebook, Twitter brace for World Cup fever

This year's World Cup will play out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and messaging apps like WhatsApp just as it progresses in stadiums from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro.

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June 11

Premium Lock 'The SuperHuman Age Manifesto:' Vision of startup Szl.IT's CEO

Anyone who has met Richard Boyd - tech entrepreneur and 3D pioneer - over the years knows that Boyd is a visionary thinker. Now he has a new startup after having left a top job at defense contractor Lockheed Martin. And in a recent"manifesto," Boyd makes clear his vision for a future in which humans make technology serve us rather than the other way around. Here, here!

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June 11

Premium Lock EEOC weighs in on discrimination issues related to social media

Ward and Smith, P.A. TechLaw: Many government agencies are focusing on how employers use information learned from employees' social media posts. The EEOC recently held an important meeting on social media and employment discrimination.

June 10

Premium Lock At CEO's direction, SAS software quickly boosts typhoon relief

Data analytics as a tool to help save lives in an emergency? Yes. Thanks to the compassion of billionaire Jim Goodnight, rescue organizations in the Philippines were able to make rapid use of analytics to crunch big volumes of data - such as tweets from a disaster zone - to deliver actionable results. I.e., helping to save lives. Analytics is not thought to be a quick process. In the case of super Typhoon Haiyan, that belief turned out to be wrong.

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Updated June 4

Premium Lock Customized snaps: Instagram offers new photo editing tools tools

"When you go to select a filter, you'll now see a new wrench icon," Instagram says. "Tap it and you'll find a tray of photo editing tools ready for you to explore. You can also now adjust how much of a filter you apply to a photo by double tapping the filter icon."

Good, better, best ... Instragam's new tools Good, better, best ... Instragam's new tools

May 30

Premium Lock Facebook's Zuckerberg, wife give $120M to California schools

The Zuckerbergs "Education is incredibly expensive and this is a drop in the bucket. What we are trying to do is catalyze change by exploring and promoting the development of new interventions and new models," Priscilla Chan said in an interview.

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