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Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

The enterprise social networking company already has 'connectors' for Gmail and Google Drive

Twitter, the FBI, and cloud computing: The disclosure dilemma

Twitter sues the FBI over data gathering, with major implications for cloud computing


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MSN.com breaking news gets Twitter twist

Microsoft breathes life into its stodgy MSN brand with a Twitter ticker-tape news feed

As the tentacles of Facebook's data spread, privacy questions resurface

A rebuilt advertising server makes use of Facebook user data across the wider Web

Jive adds Office 365 connectors for its enterprise social suite

The new tools link Jive with the cloud versions of Outlook, Office, SharePoint, and OneDrive for Business

Betting big on the 'SMAC stack'

The notion of combining social, mobile, analytics and cloud into one integrated architectural pipe is gaining traction

Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

New enhancements result from a partnership the vendors struck in May to bundle the Cisco products with Jive's enterprise social suite

Your business has gone mobile -- now what?

So you've said yes to the use of personal tech. How do you make it work for and in your business?

Google makes Hangouts more enterprise friendly

Hangouts and Chromebox for Meetings get a business-focused update

Facebook to require Messenger app for mobile chat

Users will no longer be able to send messages from Facebook's main mobile app

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

Authorities should act immediately to stop this new vast expansion of Facebook's data collection and user profiling, US and EU privacy groups said

Can a machine detect sarcasm? Yeah, right

Applying analytics to social media? Good luck -- not all words can be taken at face value. Natural language processing helps, but it's no panacea

Facebook isn't giving up on search

CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls the company's indexing efforts a years-long process

Facebook announces arrests have been made for the 'Lecpetex' botnet

Two suspects are in custody in Greece over the botnet that affected as many as 250,000 computers

Many employees won't mingle with enterprise social software

Achieving solid adoption of these 'Facebook-for-work' tools takes planning, vision, training and effort

Facebook researcher defends controversial psychology experiment on users

Facebook has been criticized for including its users in a psychology experiment that manipulated content in the News Feed to gauge emotional reactions

Facebook tries to recover bulk user data seized by New York law enforcement

Facebook has filed an appeal for the return of the data and for a ruling on several legal points

Microsoft's new cyber security community may stay empty

Now in beta for Azure subscribers, Microsoft hopes its online community and tracker will help IT deal with threats faster

How to use social media to recruit IT talent

Tweet, like, share and post your way to uncovering the best tech job candidates in the shortest time

LinkedIn called out on slow implementation of default SSL

Zimperium said some users are at risk, but LinkedIn claims the issue doesn't affect the majority of users

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