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Posts tagged “Social Media”

May 23, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter beefs up account security with two-step process

Twitter      Twitter is adding a new security tool to its website, making it harder for outsiders to gain access to accounts, a month after a false posting triggered a stock-market decline.

May 20, 2013

Premium Lock With a curse of joy, Tumblr's 26-year-old CEO cashes in on $1.1B Yahoo deal

Tumblr goes Yahoo "Our headquarters isn't moving. Our team isn't changing. Our road map isn't changing," says founder David Karp. "Our mission -- to empower creators to make their best work and get it in front of the audience they deserve -- certainly isn't changing."

May 20, 2013

Premium Lock CEO continues Yahoo's makeover with $1.1B deal for Tumblr

Marissa Mayer Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.

May 20, 2013

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From its launch 11 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.

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May 16, 2013

Premium Lock Photos come into focus as center of SnappforGood's new crowdsourcing model

Digital technology has made it easier than ever to take and share photographs. Now Raleigh venture SnappforGood aims to turn those pictures into fundraising opportunities for nonprofits and social causes.

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May 14, 2013

Premium Lock Tech truce: Microsoft embraces a Google service for a change

New Microsoft logo In a rare bit of cooperation, Microsoft's Outlook.com is giving users of its free email service the option of logging into Google Chat to exchange instant messages and engage in audio or video conversations.

Updated May 13, 2013

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From its launch 11 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.

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May 10, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook reportedly in talks to buy mobile map startup for $1B

Facebook The owner of the world's most popular social-networking service, is in talks to acquire mobile-mapping application provider Waze for as much as $1 billion, sources tell Bloomberg news. Meanwhile, Facebook settles trademark dispute over timeline feature.

May 7, 2013

Premium Lock YouTube to launch a series of new pay channels

YouTube  The content on the new pay channels will be in addition to the millions of videos viewers watch for free on YouTube. It's not clear whether the paid videos will come with advertising.

Updated May 6, 2013

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From its launch 11 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.

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April 25, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter reportedly bolstering security after hack of wire service account

Telecommute Twitter plans to bolster security on its site after the account of the Associated Press news service was hacked and an erroneous post triggered a stock-market decline, a source tells Bloomberg news.

April 22, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook faces jury trial in defending 'Timeline' feature

The operator of the world's most popular social networking website, must convince a Chicago federal court jury that its Timeline feature isn't trampling the trademark rights of the website Timelines.com.

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April 22, 2013

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From its launch 11 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.

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April 18, 2013

Premium Lock Now playing via your Twitter account: Music

Twitter embraces music The Web-based social messaging service unveiled Thursday a mobile-music application that will let its users play and share songs from services including Apple Inc.'s iTunes.

April 18, 2013

Premium Lock Tweet this: Twitter lets advertisers cash in on keywords in posts

Twitter      Twitter is rolling out a feature that will let advertisers reach users based on keywords in their postings, expanding the tools available to marketers on the microblogging site.

Updated April 17, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook hires another former Apple exec, updates iPhone apps

Facebook Several members of Apple's iPhone software group have defected to Facebook as Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg focuses on reaching customers on mobile devices.

April 15, 2013

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From its launch 11 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.

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April 12, 2013

Premium Lock LinkedIn expands in mobile with $90M Pulse acquisition

LinkedIn Pulse helps users access news and information on mobile phones. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is using acquisitions and new products to make LinkedIn more relevant to the people already using the site.

April 11, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook's Zuckerberg launches political group focusing on immigration, education, research

Mark Zuckerberg announced the formation of Fwd.us (pronounced "forward us") in an op-ed article in The Washington Post late Wednesday. In it, he said the U.S. needs a new approach to these issues if it is to get ahead economically. This, he wrote, includes offering talented, skilled immigrants a path to citizenship.

Mark Zuckerberg launches "FWD.US" Mark Zuckerberg launches "FWD.US"

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