Posts tagged “Social Media”

January 31, 2014

Premium Lock Super Bowl social media insight from SAS analytics

SAS software won't be able to predict the Super Bowl winner this Sunday but the analytics capabilities of the technology can offer a lot of insight about the thoughts of the teams fans. See what SAS analytics found.

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Updated January 31, 2014

Premium Lock Twitter buys 900 IBM patents to avoid legal fight

IBM                          Twitter, the microblogging service that went public last year, agreed to buy 900 patents from IBM to gain access to new technology and build a defense against infringement suits.

January 29, 2014

Premium Lock Facebook 4Q revenue soars on mobile ads growth

Mobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook's total ad revenue in the final quarter of last year, a sign that the social network born a decade ago in the desktop computer era is succeeding in its goal of being "mobile first."

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January 27, 2014

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From its launch 12 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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January 20, 2014

Premium Lock Check out WRALTechWire at Facebook: We hope you like us

From its launch 12 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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January 18, 2014

Premium Lock Not satisfied with Obama plan, tech firms to lobby Congress for NSA reforms

Internet Apple, Google. and other technology companies are gearing up to bring their fight over U.S. surveillance to Congress after President Barack Obama offered no specific proposals on their central request: to tell customers more about what the government is doing.

January 13, 2014

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From its launch 12 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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January 10, 2014

Premium Lock Google 'X' meets FDA; WebAssign adds exec; Netflix eyes 4K; Twitter falls again; Islet Sciences adds to board; Apple, Samsung to mediate

Bulldog In our Bulldog blog's tech and life science news update: Google's X team meets with FDA amid medical device talk; Raleigh-based WebAssign adds exec; Netflix to stream UltraHD; Twitter shares fall again; Islet Sciences bolsters board; Apple, Samsung to mediate phone dispute.

January 9, 2014

Premium Lock Facebook shares hit record; Pappas promotion; ChannelAdvisor execs on road; Google ferries workers; Samsung's new 'eye' phone

Bulldog In our Bulldog blog's regional tech and life science news update: Facebook shares are at a record high; Pappas Ventures names a new partner; ChannelAdvisor execs hit the road to talk business; Google to ferry workers to the Valley; Samsung's new phone may include eye recognition.

January 6, 2014

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From its launch 12 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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Updated January 3, 2014

Premium Lock Raleigh social intel firm DigaForce is acquired by Joan Myers-led startup

Military veteran Anthony Pompliano and Mat Cotter have sold their startup to Apex-based Strategic Link Partners, which includes former NCTA President Joan Myers among its founders.

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Updated January 3, 2014

Premium Lock Former NCTA president, Special Forces vet team up for new defense-focused venture

Joan Myers and her partner Randall Williams, a veteran who recently left U.S. Special Operations Command, teamed up to form Strategic Link Partners. The two are targeting technology needs for the U.S. defense and intelligence establishment. On Thursday they announced their first acquisition: Raleigh-based DigaForce, a social media intelligence firm. Are they scared in launching a new business? Not hardly. WRALTechWire Insiders can access the full, exclusive story.

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January 3, 2014

Premium Lock Hacks at Snapchat, Skype, Target show security vulnerabilities

Snapchat's headquarters Snapchat says it will let users opt out of the "Find Friends" function that was used to expose their information, it said Thursday. Snapchat is also adding restrictions to make the type of hack harder to achieve, it said in a blog post.

January 3, 2014

Premium Lock CEOs: Here's how to market a business on 'only' $1M per year

Three Ships Media Guest opinion: Great marketing is tough under any circumstance. However, rapid change as customers shift to a digitally influenced decision-making process is increasing pressure on senior marketers. Zach Clayton of Raleigh-based Three Ships Media has some ideas about how to adjust and compete.

Updated January 3, 2014

Premium Lock Inside a deal: Why vet sold DigaForce - and how Army made him an entrepreneur

What Anthony Pompliano will do for his next gig now that he has sold his social media intelligence firm to Strategic Link Partners isn't clear at this point. But on another, he is quite clear: Serving in the U.S. Army - including searching for IEDs across the killing fields of Iraq - helped make the son of a technology executive an entrepreneur.

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January 3, 2014

Premium Lock In the news: Alicia Keys and Blackberry; Pozen; Hyundai and Google Glass; Facebook suit; Google cartoon patent

Bulldog Bulldog Blog: The latest technology news includes Blackberry parting ways with singer Alicia Keys; Hyundai offering Google Glass apps; Facebook faces a privacy suit over scanning of messages; and Google wins a patent for creating comic strips on social networks; Pozen promotes an executive.

January 2, 2014

Premium Lock Messaging site Snapchat hacked; data for millions of users disclosed

Many people use Snapchat because it feels more private than other messaging apps and social networks. Users can send each other photos and videos that disappear within a few seconds after they are viewed. While the recipient can take a screenshot of the message, a big draw of Snapchat is its ephemeral nature.

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January 2, 2014

Premium Lock Google's biggest mistake? Missing social networks, chairman says

Eric Schmidt   Not seeing the rise of social networking is "not a mistake we're going to make again," Eric Schmidt says in an interview with Bloomberg.

December 23, 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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December 20, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook prices $3.85B stock offering

Facebook  Facebook's stock sale coincides with the company's inclusion in the Standard & Poor's 500 index, an event that triggers demand from index funds and other institutions that need to purchase the stock.

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