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Twitter investigates ISIS threats against Dorsey, Costolo and employees

Twitter is working with law enforcement to investigate threats made against its executives and employees.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday congratulated three Internet service providers for their success with early initiatives in six countries where much of the population has never been online.

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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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Zuckerberg to hold public Facebook Q&A in Barcelona

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to reveal more of the company's plans to bring underserved parts of the world online when he holds Facebook's fourth public Q&A next week in Barcelona.


Facebook fixed 61 high-severity flaws in'14 through its bug bounty program

Facebook confirmed and fixed 61 high-severity vulnerabilities last year after the flaws were reported via its bug bounty program.

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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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Twitter speaks out for FCC net neutrality plan

With the FCC set to vote on Thursday on reclassifying broadband as a public regulated utility, Twitter offered up its support for stronger net-neutrality rules on Monday.

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Zuckerberg talks connectivity, another billion users and working with Google

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company could pick up another 1 billion users by 2020 and he would consider working with Google to extend Internet connectivity around the world.

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Facebook sees challenges in sharing threat data with U.S.

Facebook's new platform for sharing information about security threats is gaining ground, but the idea of passing that information along to law enforcement officials is "fraught with challenges."

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Facebook virtual reality apps could be 'revolutionary'

Facebook is developing virtual reality software, the technology could revolutionize the way people work and play online.

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How to prepare for your digital afterlife

Facebook will let users set up a "legacy contact" who can manage a person's social account when they die. But what happens with the other major social networks?

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Facebook fixes flaw that could have let hackers delete photos

The speed at which Facebook responded to a reported security vulnerability shows how important photos have become to the site.

Luminoso to enterprises: Here's what all that chatter really means

Based on machine learning, the company's new Compass system helps you understand what consumers are really saying.


Facebook lets users appoint an heir for their accounts

Facebook now allows users in the U.S. to pick a friend or relative to manage their accounts when they pass away.

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Twitter acquires Niche, a social-media talent scout

Twitter is acquiring Niche, a New York startup that matches social media stars with advertisers, helping Twitter tap into the lucrative world of Internet celebrity.

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Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch

Facebook is taking its crusade for open networking to a broader battlefield, using its 16-port "Wedge" switch design as the basis of a new modular platform that can link racks of servers across a data center.

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Facebook builds platform for companies to share cybersecurity threat data

Facebook has built a platform where organizations can share information about the security threats they face in order to better fend off cyberattacks.

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