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Updated July 14, 2011

Premium Lock As Victoria's Secret sizzles, Facebook tops 700 million 'fans'

e-commerce drives growth at ChannelAdvisor In the latest ChannelAdvisor Facebook Commerce Index, the social media giant keeps adding users with Victoria's Secret using creative ways to drive traffic.

July 12, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook, Time Warner team up to fight bullying

Facebook "We believe that by working together with parents and teachers, we can teach young people to speak up and stop bullying," said Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer.

July 11, 2011

Premium Lock Latest news from Apple, Facebook, NASA, Class of 2011

Bulldog Security holes discovered in iPhones, iPads; Apple to GetJar: Drop 'App Store' From Name; Facebook Code Hints at Music, Spotify Link; Science education faces new challenge; Average Salary for College Class of 2011 Rises 4.8 Percent

July 8, 2011

Premium Lock LivingSocial selects banks to lead IPO, sources say

Going Public? LivingSocial Inc. has selected bankers for an initial public offering that seeks to value the online coupon website between $10 billion and $15 billion, people familiar with the matter said Friday.

Updated July 8, 2011

Premium Lock Review: Google Plus thoughtful answer to Facebook

Digital Life Tech Test Google Plus Google's new social networking site launched with much fanfare over the last week. The new service, currently in invite-only stage, has created a buzz with its novel sharing circles, hangouts and group video chat features. But how good is it?

July 7, 2011

Premium Lock Iconic computer game 'Civilization' joins Facebook

Civ World After more than 22 months in the making, the social version of the Civilization strategy game series is ready for public use on Facebook, the company announced Wednesday.

Updated July 6, 2011

Premium Lock Debt, jobs are focus of White House TweetUp

The president kicked off the meeting Wednesday at the White House with what else? - a tweet.

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July 6, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook launches video calls, group chat feature

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook's "Something Awesome" announcement at the company's headquarters drew a lot of attention on Wednesday as the world's biggest social network introduced video calls and group chat features.

July 6, 2011

Premium Lock Healthcare social network would move medical sales completely online

Telehealth Networks An emerging health IT startup in Minnesota wants to create a healthcare social network that would move sales between vendors and hospital systems completely online.

July 6, 2011

Premium Lock Analysis: The apps that eat your wireless data

Data Limits If you have a cell phone with a monthly limit on how much data you can use, here are some tips on what types of phone use will gobble up your precious megabytes.

July 5, 2011

Premium Lock Latest news from Microsoft, Google, Blackboard, Zynga, MySpace

Bulldog Microsoft to partner with China's leading search engine; Google doesn't need Twitter anymore; Blackboard sells for $1.64 billion; Zynga to go public; MySpace gets new owners

July 5, 2011

Premium Lock Secret Service to probe hack on Fox News Twitter

Fox News Twitter Hackers broke into Fox's political Twitter account early Monday, leaving a series false tweets reporting that President Obama had been assassinated.

July 1, 2011

Premium Lock Twitter may face antitrust investigation

Twitter FTC antitrust investigators are studying how Twitter deals with outside companies that build applications for its messaging platform --such as photo-sharing, URL-shortening and advertising services -- and whether it is trying to limit competition by buying or banning outside developers.

June 30, 2011

Premium Lock News Corp. dumps MySpace for $35M - fraction of purchase price

MySpace News Corp. bought MySpace for $580 million in 2005, but users, advertisers and musicians who used to rely on it for promotion have fled the site for other hotter social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

June 29, 2011

Premium Lock Twitter co-founder 'Biz' Stone is leaving

Twitter Stone says he plans to focus on helping schools, nonprofits and company advisory boards. He's also relaunching Obvious Corp. with fellow Twitter co-founder Evan Williams to develop new projects.

June 28, 2011

Premium Lock Social media wars: 'Google+' takes on Facebook

The search engine giant is launching a new service to combat Facebook with a site that is "real-life sharing rethought for the web."

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June 24, 2011

Premium Lock BET awards show goes social with Durham-based SMT technology

The 103-inch GOTO Board from SportsMEDIA Technology Corporation will be the hub for "BET Awards 11" celebrity interaction with fans and viewers.

SMT's GOTO board SMT's GOTO board

June 23, 2011

Premium Lock Twins drop suit against Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook In a one-paragraph court filing Wednesday, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss said they would accept a settlement that was worth $65 million when agreed upon in 2008.

June 18, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook users are more than friends, survey finds

Facebook When accounting for all other factors -- such as age, education level or race -- Facebook users were 43 percent more likely than other Internet users to say that "most people can be trusted." Compared with people who don't use the Internet at all, Facebook users were three times more trusting.

June 15, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook hires former Clinton press secretary

Facebook Joe Lockhart joes the social media giant in communications role. Facebook recently hired two former aides to George W. Bush as analysts.

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