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Dick Costolo Twitter CEO fired

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Twitter's next CEO faces four challenges

In the wake of Dick Costolo's decision Thursday to step down as CEO of Twitter, the company will be searching for a new leader. Here's what he or she faces.

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo steps down

Embattled Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is leaving the social networking company on July 1.

Salesforce for HR puts the focus on mobile and social capabilities

The CRM company's new HR offering is designed to help companies and employees connect

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Feds lay down social media rules; enterprises should, too

The U.S. government is telling federal employees what they can and cannot post or tweet about on their favorite social networks. Companies need to do the same thing.

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IDG’s AGENDA15: The dynamics of digital transformation

The recent AGENDA15 leadership conference focused on providing executives with the practical tools needed to lead digital transformation in organizations and finding new ways to use mobile and social to provide an omni-channel...

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LinkedIn buys social knowledge startup Refresh

In a move that could lead to even more automated suggestions and tips for LinkedIn users, the professional network has bought Refresh, which makes an app that gathers news and insights about participants in meetings.

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Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split

Facebook annoyed and puzzled many people last year when it forced them to download its Messenger app for chats. Its reasons for doing so are now clearer: Messenger is becoming a beast of an app, with its own links to outside...

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Why Meerkat and Periscope are the next big challenge for marketers

Efforts by companies including Starbucks and Spotify suggest potentially rich rewards, but it's early days

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Safari users in the U.K. can sue Google over alleged privacy violations

The ruling from an appeals court could lead to claims from millions of British users.

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Update: Uber's Amsterdam office raided by Dutch authorities

Uber keeps operating its UberPop service despite a court ban and €100,000 in fines.

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Zuck transforms Facebook Messenger into a PLATFORM

At Facebook's F8 conference yesterday founder Mark Zuckerberg was trying to convey his thoughts about Messenger: It is now the end-all-be-all of everyone's existence. No, he really didn't say that, but Zuck and company made it clear...

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Yahoo exits China, closing R&D center

The company reportedly is laying off between 200 and 300 workers.

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IBM puts a price on Twitter analytics

The insight gained from a single tweet might not be worth very much, but the data from a million could be worthy. At least, IBM hopes so.

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Google opens London shop as new marketing strategy

The idea is to expose even more people to the Google brand, and all its products, in an 'amusement park' atmosphere.

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Google+ SHAKEUP: Besbris subtracted, Horowitz added, confusion multiplied

Is Google splitting up Google Plus? It appears so. There's also a new Google+ czar in town to right wrongs with its ailing social network. If Google will let him, that is...

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Google exec fuels talk that Google+ may be split up

Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of products for Google, has kicked up speculation about the future of the company's social network, Google+.

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How IBM analyzes Twitter for enterprise devs

IBM is creating new ways to derive potentially valuable information from the massive, sprawling data set known as Twitter.

Predicting the future: Customer-driven innovation

Predicting the future: Customer-driven innovation

It's a common joke that science fiction technology has consistently predicted real innovation. What once seemed miraculous is now ubiquitous. But why are some ideas chosen above others?

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