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  • News: How to Make Sure Your Social Marketing Isn't 'Junk'

    Less than half of the audience here at ThinkLA's Social Media breakfast raised their hands when they were asked if they find marketing useful in their personal lives.

  • News: At home or work, Box's identity is no crisis

    This week at BoxWorks, the tagline was "How Tomorrow Works," with a focus on promoting the kind of frictionless collaboration, smarter cloud platform tools, and that the company has been slowly but surely building out over the last year and change.

  • News: Chinese man sues state telecom firm for blocking Google

    A 26-year-old in China is suing one of the country's state telecommunication firms for disrupting access to Google after the government started blocking the company's services in May.

  • Opinion: Why Twitpic is really shutting down

    It's difficult to imagine, but when Twitter launched eight years ago, there was no way to tweet photos. The network was fairly limited in its early days, and a slew of third-party apps filled in the holes using Twitter's API. Users would upload their photos to a third-party service Twitpic and then tweet the link as a way to get around Twitter's limitations.

  • News: Judge proposes January trial in Silicon Valley employee hiring case

    A federal judge on Thursday proposed a Jan. 12 start date for a jury trial in Silicon Valley's closely watched class-action employee hiring case, in which executives like Steve Jobs and Google's Sergey Brin are accused of conspiring not to hire each other's workers.

  • Opinion: Hands-on with Rdio's redesign: History is history, Favorites and stations are now

    When you have millions of songs at your disposal, the trick is figuring out what to listen to. I've always appreciated the way Rdio makes it easy to see what's popular among your friends and alerts you to new releases by artists you already like. On Thursday the streaming music service launched a redesign across its website, desktop players, and mobile apps, rebranding your collection as your Favorites, all the better to include playlists, stations, and your favorite artists' entire catalogs.

  • News: Microsoft plans critical IE update next week

    Microsoft today announced it will issue just four security updates to customers next week, with the usual patches for Internet Explorer (IE) as well as others for Windows, the .Net Framework and Lync, the company's communications server software.

  • News: New Facebook tool walks users through a privacy settings checkup

    Facebook is rolling out a new privacy settings checkup tool designed to give users a clearer picture of who can see their posts and other information they share.

  • Opinion: Primed for pigskin: How to watch NFL football anywhere

    Editor's note: This article originally ran in 2012. We updated it on September 4, 2014 to reflect the latest information for the 2014 season.

  • News: 5 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Campaigns

    Over the past few years, those in charge of branding and communication for large companies have realized that social networking can be an effective marketing tool. Sure, there's still multi-million-dollar ad campaigns that run during football games and the print advertisements in major national magazines. However, at a more granular scale, it's often the individual tweets and connections with customers that can have the most impact. CIO.com asked social media experts to share their best tips for achieving social media success on sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn.com and Twitter.

  • News: Mass Fidelity says it can do better than stereo with its new wireless speaker, 'The Core'

    If I had a nickel for every manufacturer that pitched a new Bluetooth speaker, a dime for every company that told me they had a multi-room system that was superior to Sonos, and a quarter for every inventor pleading for coverage of their crowd-funding campaign, I could fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool with change. So it was with some reluctance that I booked a demo with Mass Fidelity to hear its wireless speaker, dubbed "The Core."

  • News: Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler gets deeper into ride-sharing

    Automotive giant Daimler has acquired two ride-sharing companies that could help the German company become a stronger competitor to Uber and Lyft.

  • News: Isis Wallet mobile payment service changes its name to Softcard

    Mobile payments startup Isis Wallet is changing its name to Softcard to avoid association with the Islamic militant group known as ISIS.

  • News: 11 Common Ecommerce Mistakes -- and How to Fix Them

    No ecommerce site is perfect, especially when it first goes live. Even if you choose a seemingly straightforward or turnkey ecommerce solution, problems are bound to occur. And while it's hard to predict problems, there are certain common ecommerce problems, say the experts, which can be prevented -- or fixed relatively easily.

  • News: Amazon Fire TV streaming box release date, price and features

    Here's all you need to know about the Amazon Fire TV streaming box's release date and features. This rival to the Apple TV, Roku players and Google Chromecast is now available in the UK.

  • News: Why Twitter is showing you favorites from people you follow

    A few weeks ago, Twitter began showing you tweets from people you don't follow. It was mystifying: The intruders looked like retweets, but were actually tweets that had been favorited by people you follow. Twitter remained mum on the subject, and people began panicking that the network was adopting an algorithmic timeline, similar to Facebook's News Feed. But Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has an explanation, and it's simpler than you'd think.

  • News: Can disappearing message apps keep your private pics from prying eyes?

    Everyone knows that disappearing messages rarely disappear entirely--thank you, screenshots. But in the wake of the targeted hack of celebrity iCloud accounts, popular ephemeral messaging apps might be a better way to share your potentially embarrassing photos than storing them in the cloud.

  • How-Tos: How to automate your Facebook and Twitter posts with Buffer

    So you've got "a friend" who is a social media addict. They check in to every location, Instagram every meal, even use "hashtag" in conversation. Well, Buffer can help them keep their social media feeds flowing with content without chaining them to a phone or laptop.

  • News: Nude celebrity photos linked to 'very targeted attack' on Apple iCloud credentials

    The criminals who posted online nude celebrity photos, including those of Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, stole some of the images in a "very targeted attack" on user credentials for Apple iCloud.

  • News: China's Baidu shows off alternative to Google Glass, without optical display

    Chinese search engine Baidu is offering its own answer to Google Glass, but the headmounted device, which can visually scan and identify objects, comes without an optical display to extend battery life.

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