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Posts tagged “Social Media”

November 21, 2011

Premium Lock Is Apple's Siri the voice of doom in search for Google?

Analysis: Siri, the voice-activated digital assistant and killer feature of the iPhone 4s, has quickly won rave reviews and could transform the search industry. Example: In answer to a request for local florists, the Apple 4S through Siris delivers results by voice with 18 of the businesses ranked by ratings. That's a heck of a lot better than a list of blue links from Google.

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November 14, 2011

Premium Lock Internet Summit nears sellout; two-day event set in Raleigh

Internet Summit Topics range from big data to ecommerce trends and security as well as risk management.

November 11, 2011

Premium Lock Check out WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook - 'Like' us there

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

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Updated November 11, 2011

Premium Lock Talecris boosts Grifols; Apple's battery fix; iPad sales slowing?; WordPress reaches 60M; Playbook adds newspapers; Twitter exec exodus

Bulldog Bulldog blog headlines: Merger with RTP-based Talecris helps Gfriols; Apple has released a battery fix for its new iOS; meanwhile, Apple shares drop due to concerns about iPad sales; WordPress over 60 million in blogs; BlackBerry's Playbook beefs up content; exec exodus continues at Twitter.

Updated November 11, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook reportedly in talks with FTC to settle privacy claims

Facebook The proposed 20-year settlement would require Facebook to get express consent from users before sharing material posted under earlier, more restrictive terms, said the person, who declined to be identified because the settlement isn't final. It would also compel an annual, independent review of Facebook's privacy practices.

November 11, 2011

Premium Lock Google snaps up two more startups in shopping spree

Google  The latest catches are Katango, which helps people manage their online social networks, and Apture, which makes tools that conduct searches about the topics within a Web page.

November 8, 2011

Premium Lock Once a dropout, Facebook's CEO receives hero's welcome at Harvard

Mark Zuckerberg says in an interview he received advice from the late Steve Jobs on how to build his company. At Harvard, he tells students that his company is hiring.

Mark Zuckerberg receives hero's welcome at Harvard. (AP) Mark Zuckerberg receives hero's welcome at Harvard. (AP)

Updated November 7, 2011

Premium Lock Google's social network '+' opens up to businesses

"Google+ has always been a place for real-life sharing, and Google+ Pages is no exception," the company says. "After all: behind every page (or storefront, or four-door sedan) is a passionate group of individuals, and we think you should able to connect with them too."

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Updated November 6, 2011

Premium Lock What's the future of online video? Bright, gertting brighter

Analysis: Mobile, local, and social have been the themes of the internet the past several years and those forces will certainly shape the industry dramatically going forward. Expect too, however, online video to be a major storyline in the months and years ahead.

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November 4, 2011

Premium Lock Watch what you tweet - The CIA 'vengeful librarians' are monitoring you

Twitter      The US government spy agency has a team of people culling through Twitter feeds, Facebook and other online sources worldwide for signs of unrest and possible terrorism.

November 1, 2011

Premium Lock Tax wars: Facebook, Oregon square off about data center

The state and the social media giant are in a dispute over how much Facebook may owe in property taxes, and the social networking giant fears it could be taxed on intangible assets like the value of its powerful brand.

Facebook's Oregon data center  Facebook's Oregon data center

November 1, 2011

Premium Lock WRAL Tech Wire launches on Facebook - 'Like' us there

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

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October 28, 2011

Premium Lock WRAL Tech Wire launches on Facebook - 'Like' us there

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

October 28, 2011

Premium Lock N.C. educator named to YouTube Space Lab competition

New Judge Dr. Todd Boyette, director of the Morehead Planetarium at UNC Chapel Hill, is one of seven prestigious judges who this week joined the YouTube Space Lab competition aimed at igniting students' interest in STEM education and space.

Updated October 27, 2011

Premium Lock Facebook confirms $760M data center in Sweden

Facebook The server farm will be built near the Artic Circle because of the cool climate and access to hydroelectric power, the social media giant says.

Updated October 21, 2011

Premium Lock Mobile Games could be a tectonic event, says Capcom icon

TechWireGamer: The Japanese game maker is relying on mobile and social games not only for more profits but also to bring players to its more traditional platform titles, the company founder tells Bloomberg news.

Capcom Mobile website touts latest games Capcom Mobile website touts latest games

October 20, 2011

Premium Lock LinkedIn adds Japanese to online networking service

LinkedIn LinkedIn has about 120 million members worldwide, with 20 million in Asia and the South Pacific. It began moving into Asia in late 2009, concentrating first on English-dominant markets like India and Australia.

October 20, 2011

Premium Lock YouTube adding more music to its video jukebox

On Monday, YouTube unveiled a new feature called the Merch Store that allows users to purchase fan merchandise directly on an artist's YouTube channel. On Wednesday, YouTube announced a long-awaited deal with global rights agency Merlin, which represents some 14,000 independent labels.

Screen shot from YouTube touting music Screen shot from YouTube touting music

October 19, 2011

Premium Lock Victoria's Secret 'friends' still dominate Facebook commerce index

ChannelAdvisor data shows the number of Facebook fans utilizing ecommerce increases to 249 million in one month across more than 500 sites. Victoria's Secret is still No. 1.

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October 17, 2011

Premium Lock Social gaming to draw 69M players by 2012 - Many are women over 40

TechWireGamer: New data from eMarketer finds that a growing number of people are "hardcore social gamers" who most often play at "freemium" sites through mobile devices.

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