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Facebook gambles $16 billion on WhatsApp

Halt WhatsApp data transfers, German privacy watchdog tells Facebook

Facebook must stop collecting information about WhatsApp users in Germany, a local privacy watchdog has ordered.

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Alleged YouTube music ripper sued by industry for copyright infringement

Stream-ripping, or the conversion of streamed content into downloadable files, has become a major problem for the recorded music industry, which reports a 50 percent increase in such unauthorized ripping in the U.S. from 2013 to 2015....

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Va. senator wants SEC probe of massive Yahoo breach

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., on Monday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate whether Yahoo met its legal obligations to keep the public and investors informed about a massive breach of 500 million Yahoo...

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6 tips for creating infographics that destroy the competition

Small businesses and large organizations alike are using infographics as immersive tools to convey valuable information and to reach customers who are fascinated by visuals. The only question is: are your infographics standing out?

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Best practices for pitching enterprise products

The art of storytelling as a way to pitch enterprise products is an effective way to really showcase the value of the product writes columnist Rob Enderle, who experienced this firsthand at the recent IBMEdge conference.

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Censorship and healthcare's redactable blockchain trapdoor

Leaked encryption keys, offensive material, and errors as in the case of a medical record suggests that an editable blockchain is worth reflection.

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Your local library is a treasure trove of free digital media

Mobile applications such as OverDrive, Zinio and Hoopla provide free access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and movies — all you need is a public library card.

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5 tech trends that have Turing Award winners worried

Technology has considerable potential to make the world better, but those benefits are far from guaranteed. Plenty of downsides can pop up along the way, and some of them have Turing Award winners especially worried.

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Vint Cerf's dream do-over: 2 ways he'd make the internet different

Vint Cerf is considered a father of the internet, but that doesn't mean there aren't things he would do differently if given a fresh chance to create it all over again.

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Verizon learned of massive Yahoo data breach just two days ago

Verizon, now finalizing its $4.8 billion purchase of Yahoo, only learned of the massive data breach at Yahoo two days ago.

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The massive Yahoo hack ranks as the world's biggest -- so far

When Yahoo said on Thursday that data from at least 500 million user accounts had been hacked, it wasn't just admitting to a huge failing in data security -- it was admitting to the biggest hack the world has ever seen.

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube get in on presidential debates

Social media users won't just be taking to Twitter and Facebook to comment and gripe about the presidential debates this fall. They'll be able to watch the three presidential debates on live streams on three of the top social media...

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Google Fiber push advances in Nashville

Google Fiber won a victory in Nashville as the city's Metro Council approved an ordinance that would speed up the company's fiber-optic cable installations.

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Why Accenture broke the blockchain with IBM's help

Let me guess. You thought blockchains were immutable. Exploring the mystery behind breaking the blockchain. What does this all mean for business?

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Were Apple's 'leaked' iPhone 7 tweets really a mistake?

The recent iPhone 7 launch presented Apple with a fresh opportunity to tackle Twitter, but the company's first iPhone-related tweets came a half-hour before it officially announced the phone.

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How to use Facebook Live for business

Video experts and social media marketers share their tips for how small businesses can attract and engage customers using Facebook’s live streaming service.

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The 10 nastiest social media marketing mishaps of 2016

There is not necessarily a right way to use social media for corporate marketing or branding, but there sure are many wrong ways. These 10 organizations provide real-world examples of how NOT to use social.

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Mozilla slowly grants multi-process Firefox to more users

Mozilla today upgraded Firefox to version 49 and is expanding the pool of users who receive the multiple process browser.

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