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  • Turkey blocks Twitter, YouTube over hostage photo

    A Turkish court blocked access to numerous sites including Twitter and YouTube on Monday, over their hosting of images of an Istanbul prosecutor held at gunpoint by militants last week.

    Written by Zach Miners07 April 15 05:02
  • Why Meerkat and Periscope are the next big challenge for marketers

    There's nothing like a brand-new medium to put marketing departments into overdrive, and it would be hard to find a better example than the recent, rapid-fire arrival of live-stream video apps Meerkat and Periscope.

    Written by Katherine Noyes28 March 15 06:26
  • Meltdown! New Periscope iPhone app live streams ice cream factory's end

    The <a href="http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/article/20150116/News/150117014">teardown of a 50-plus-year-old ice cream plant</a> across from Network World's Framingham, Mass., headquarters today practically screamed to be live streamed via Twitter's new <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id972909677">Periscope app for the iPhone</a>. So I took my iPhone 5 into the parking lot during lunch and brought the action live to a whoever happened to stumble across it.

    Written by Bob Brown27 March 15 08:07
  • Twitter tests videos that play automatically

    Twitter has started to let videos play automatically in some people's feeds, in a test that could allow it to make more money from video advertising.

    Written by Zach Miners24 March 15 10:17
  • Top enterprise IT companies where people want to work

    Poachable, a Seattle startup that specialises in connecting passive job-seekers with companies looking to hire, says enterprise network and IT companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Cisco are among the most desirable places to work. But largely consumer-focused companies, like Google, Apple and Amazon, are even more attractive.

    Written by Bob Brown23 March 15 21:42
  • Twitter adds tool to report tweets to the police

    Twitter has added a tool to help users report abusive content to law enforcement, which could aid in removing the most threatening posts as Twitter ramps up its efforts to combat harassment.

    Written by Zach Miners18 March 15 06:32
  • Elon Musk promises to end Tesla range anxiety

    Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk used Twitter to announce he'll hold a news conference this week to tout an upgrade for the company's Model S cars to address their limited range.

    Written by Lucas Mearian17 March 15 04:21