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  • Twitter CEO Dick Costolo steps down

    Embattled Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will be leaving the social networking company on July 1, according to an SEC filing the company made public Thursday.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank12 June 15 07:32
  • Twitter, to curb abuse, lets users share block lists

    Twitter, to reduce abusive content on its site, is letting users share lists of the people they block, so they can more easily silence those account holders on their own profiles.

    Written by Zach Miners11 June 15 04:40
  • Facebook, Twitter represent bulk of blocked traffic on corporate networks

    CIOs and IT managers are in many ways fighting a losing battle when it comes to blocking employee access to social media services and other websites on corporate networks. Every day, employee make an average of 6.2 attempts to access blocked social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a new report from Allot Communications, an Israeli enterprise IP service provider. Whether those attempts are intentional or the result of links in messages, redirects from other sites or ads, IT is responsible for the integrity of its systems.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 June 15 00:38
  • How marketers can seize the mobile moment

    Marketers and advertisers shudder when they think about the great consumer rush to mobile. With a smartphone's tiny screen and a mobile consumer's fleeting attention span, marketers face an enormous challenge capitalizing on mobility.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige04 June 15 03:08
  • Verizon hit by an 8-hour email outage

    A lot of Verizon's email customers woke up this morning to find that their service was down. And for many, the problem lasted for about 8 hours.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin22 May 15 02:45
  • Tweets now appear in Google search results

    Performing a search on Google now also displays relevant tweets from Twitter. The integration will widely distribute Twitter content beyond its own site and is also aimed at adding a new real-time element to Google search results.

    Written by Zach Miners20 May 15 06:03
  • Talking SMAC: Revisiting social, mobile, analytics and cloud

    While SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud ) concept crystalized only in the past couple of years, buy this new area in data warehousing and data analytics has been growing -- and improving -- every day.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell05 May 15 03:10