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Google's new campus plans hint at staggering ambitions

Plans call for moveable lightweight structures and translucent canopies

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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

The company has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information

7 Common Mistakes Job Seekers Make on LinkedIn

LinkedIn serves hundreds of millions of members, all of whom want to improve their careers in one way or another. In the final installment of our four-part Social Media Rules of Engagement series, CIO.com's Matt Kapko shares advice on...

Zuckerberg to hold public Facebook Q&A in Barcelona

The CEO could answer questions about Internet.org and new WhatsApp features

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Google Search Test Feature Adds Live Chats With Businesses

Google already lets you call businesses via Hangouts directly from search results. Now it's testing text-based Hangouts chats with businesses too.

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Top Social Media Apps Are Serious Data Hogs

The top five mobile apps in the United States drive nearly two thirds of total mobile data consumption, according to a new report, and three of those five apps are social media services.

Microsofts Pulling Facebook, Google Chat From Outlook.com

Say goodbye to Google Talk and Facebook chat in Outlook.com, because within about two weeks Microsoft's webmail app will be all about Skype and nothing but Skype.

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Interns Loving Life at Facebook, Google & Apple

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple are among the highest rated tech companies for interns to work for, according to Glassdoor ranking

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Is LinkedIn Killing the Traditional Resume?

Though the LinkedIn profile is more important than ever to job seekers and hiring managers, it's a different tool than the traditional resume, which is here to stay, according to recruiters and career consultants.

Reddit bans nude photos, sex videos posted without consent

The new rule goes into effect in a couple weeks

YouTube Kids has 'no minefields for parents,' group says

'Family friendly' ads for the app will undergo a rigorous review process, Google says

Yahoo courts developers at its first mobile conference

Attendees at Yahoo's mobile developer conference had good things to say about its new tools

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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.

Facebook sees challenges to sharing threat data with US

The company's new data exchange is catching on, but its prospects for sharing with the goverment are less clear

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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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Despite Apple and Facebook's Latest Plays, Virtual Reality Has a Long Way to Go

Who will spur virtual reality headsets to mainstream adoption? The odds are on Facebook.

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7 Reasons Friends Unfollow You on Facebook

Facebook, the social network that everyone from your kids to your grandparents loves, isn't always easy to maneuver. In the third installment of our four-part Social Media Rules of Engagement series, CIO.com's Matt Kapko shares advice...

Twitter improves security for shared accounts

TweetDeck users can give others access to an account without providing the account password

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8 Lead Generation Strategies That Will Boost Your Sales

How do you find and reach your target audience? Sales and digital marketing experts share their tips on the best ways to garner qualified sales leads.

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