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Designing your business for the 21st century

“Most companies are simply not designed to survive. They become successful on the basis of one big idea or breakthrough product,” says CEO Mike Walsh of Tomorrow, a global consultancy that helps design 21st century businesses. The...

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Salesforce tries to block Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition

The company argues that control over LinkedIn's data would be anticompetitive

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Facebook taps deep learning for customized feeds

The social network does machine learning one better, applying advanced computer learning techniques to cater to users' interests

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Proposed 'social media ID, please' law draws outrage

President Obama's proposal for foreign travelers is so bad, say critics, it must have been hatched by Donald Trump

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Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for terrorist ties

The social network has suspended 235,000 in last six months alone, with rate of daily suspensions up 80%

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

Facebook SDK gives Apple's Swift developers access to platform services

The SDK enables integration of iOS mobile apps with services on the social network

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Microsoft's new service is like YouTube for the enterprise

Stream is designed to let users securely and easily upload and share video within a company


Meet the hacker taking over ISIS twitter accounts

Wauchula Ghost has been attracting attention by successfully compromising the Twitter accounts of ISIS sympathizers in retaliation for the Orlando attack

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3 reasons Twitter just bought machine-learning startup Magic Pony

Better video quality is just the beginning. With the purchase of the London startup, Twitter can push deeper into big data and analytics

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Why Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion, in one word: Cortana

Know everything about your business contact before you even walk into the room

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Microsoft scoops up LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner will remain in power and report to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

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Facebook activates ‘Safety Check’ after Orlando massacre

Facebook activated its ‘Safety Check’ tool after the killings at an Orlando nightclub on Sunday, making it the first time the service was used in the U.S.

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For a limited time, you can pay only $29 to become a certified social media marketing expert.

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Hackers breach social media accounts of Mark Zuckerberg and other celebrities

The compromises might be the result of recent data breaches from other websites that exposed user passwords

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New rules would make CEO Mark Zuckerberg lose control of Facebook if he quits

The Facebook CEO currently holds majority voting control of the social networking site

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Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but promises changes nevertheless

The company was responding to a letter on the issue by U.S. Senator John Thune

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A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records

The data includes hashed passwords for 167 million accounts and likely dates back to 2012

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Facebook fires back at political allegations

U.S. Senator wants to know who is ultimately responsible for approving Facebook's top trending topics and whether news curators excluded stories related to conservative views

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