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Posts tagged “Twitter”

6:24 a.m. Monday

Taxis fight Uber; Twitter's diversity goals; Ashley Madison CEO quits; Apple music loses key exec; court backs NSA

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Cabbies in New York City are fighting back against Uber with a new app; Twitter sets modest diversity goals; Ashley Madison's CEO resigns following hack; Apple loses key music exec; and a federal court backs NSA in data ruling.

5:35 a.m. Monday

Following WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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August 28

Looking for more tweets: Twitter tries to lure in users as it searches for CEO

Twitter ​Twitter's most urgent task is naming a new CEO. But the most formidable one is convincing more people that its service is essential, easy to use and not just meant for celebrities, 16-year-olds and news junkies.

August 24

How to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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August 21

Uber lawsuit grows; pushback at Netflix over benefits; Twitter stock falters; K4Connect makes deal; Duke's drone lab

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: San Francisco broadens lawsuit against Uber; Netflix faces protests over baby benefit; Twitter's stock falters; good news for Raleigh startup K4Connect; and Duke is opening a drone lab on the coast.

August 17

Where to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated August 13

Twitter removes 140-character limit on private messages

Now you can "tweet" to your heart's delight - without any character limits - but only for private messages. Twitter announced early Thursday that it is removing the 140-character limit to its "Direct Messages." But on the public side, the limit remains.

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August 10

How to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated August 5

Jim Goodnight ranks No. 28 on new Forbes Richest in Tech list

Forbes is out with a new "richest" list, this one focused exclusively on high tech. And Jim Goodnight along with John Sall - the co-founders of Cary-based SAS, crack the top 100. By the way, Goodnight is getting richer. Who is No. 1? Bill Gates.

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August 4

Tweet manipulation? Venezuela ruling party games Twitter for political gain

An examination suggests that the Venezuelan government is artificially inflating its social media influence and distorting its popularity. Independent analysts who ran tests at the request of The Associated Press found the government was benefiting from networks of fake accounts.

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August 3

Premium Lock Here's how to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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July 29

Premium Lock Twitter growth sputters; Yelp shares plunge; CommScope sales drop; CleanTech cluster grows

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter's slow user growth hurts; Yelp financials trigger share drop; CommScope sales fall from a year ago; and the Triangle Cleantech cluster adds a new member.

July 28

Premium Lock Social media gains in satisfaction index, news sites fall

Facebook Customers are more satisfied with social media as news sites fall behind, according to new data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Only a year ago, social media ranked among the worst industries in the Index, but now overtakes Internet news and opinion websites.

July 24

Premium Lock Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

Twitter Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

Updated July 20

Premium Lock How to follow WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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July 14

Premium Lock More Americans grab news from Twitter and Facebook

More Americans go to Twitter and Facebook for news The number of Americans who get news from Twitter and Facebook continues to rise - primarily because more of the users of the social networks are encountering it there rather than user base increases, says a new survey from the Pew Research Center.

Updated July 6

Premium Lock Chapel Hill marketing firm nabs $230K

iValu8 Chapel Hill-based iValu8, a marketing firm that helps companies run engaging marketing campaigns, has raised $230,000 in equity and nearly $60,000 in debt financing according to regulatory filings.

June 29

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WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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Updated June 23

Premium Lock When cars fly; iTunes vs. music industry; ChannelAdvisor's new deal; Uber wins in NYC; who will lead Twitter?

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A Polish company unveils a car-sized jet; it's Apple vs. music industry in royalty battle; ChannelAdvisor expands Amazon support; Uber scores a victory in New York City; and who will be the next CEO at Twitter?

June 22

Premium Lock Following WTW across major social media: Like, track, link to us

WRAL TechWire is social media friendly. From its launch 13 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. Now there is LinkedIn as well.

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