Tech vendors are tripping over themselves to be social, and enterprise computing increasingly emulates Facebook and Twitter.
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Small businesses, in particular, seem to have a fondness for the Facebook secret sauce.
Twitter promises it is working with organizations like Girls Who Code as well as historically black colleges and universities to diversify its workforce.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered a succinct, if not humble, reflection in prepared remarks: "We had a good second quarter."
The professional social network has agreed to pay $175 million for the B2B marketing platform.
The social network is testing a feature on small business sites that allows users to purchase products without leaving Facebook
The company's API helps developers write applications that accept credit card payments and create card-linked promotions such as digital coupons, virtual rewards, and loyalty programs.
Facebook is putting public figures in a new spotlight through a new app developed by the same team responsible for Paper and Slingshot.
The Netherlands' government is proposing that all electronic communications should get the same level of privacy protection.
In a dramatic reversal from policy enforced since it was created three years ago, Google will now allow users to use any name they want across Google services.
UPDATED: Yahoo also renegotiated the number of shares it needs to sell in connection to Alibaba's IPO to quite a few less than before.
A fresh set of documents leaked by Edward Snowden show how the UK intelligence agency can manipulate online polls and debates, spread messages, snoop on YouTube and track Facebook users.
Secret has raised US$25 million in venture capital and added the ability to log in with Facebook Connect and track topics.
Newsle uses natural language processing and algorithms to send alerts whenever a person of interest is mentioned in a news article, interview or blog post, in near real time.
The organisations that are looking to invent, and dominate the next era of computing are, at their heart, based on advertising revenue, and in the process of owning the future, these companies and their device-based competitors will treat the personal information of consumers as a prized commodity.
ANALYSIS: An emotional manipulation experiment Facebook conducted on 689,003 unknowing users has drawn scrutiny from Washington in a formal letter to the FTC.