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Twitter brings the data back home by acquiring Gnip

Twitter is acquiring longtime data analysis provider Gnip

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Google's Titan drone purchase about more than Internet access

Titan's team will work both with Project Loon and the Google Maps teams

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Google said to be eyeing a boost to encrypted sites in search results

The move, in early discussions, would add a layer of security for Web users.

Rapid Reaction: Businesses unfriend Facebook

Puzzled by Facebook's news feed algorithm some businesses are dropping their presence on the social network in frustration. Zach Miners of IDG News Service breaks it down.

Microsoft ends free custom email domain support for Outlook.com

Start paying for Office 365 if you want to manage email addresses with a personal domain, Microsoft suggests.

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LinkedIn tackles China with a startup approach

The company hopes to grow its China user base to as high as 50 million

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FTC clears Facebook's WhatsApp deal, but warns on data collection

The FTC opened the way for Facebook to complete its WhatsApp acquisition, but urged caution in how they deal with user data. And if they don't...

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Google amps up fight against malicious apps with enhanced Android security

A small number of people could see warnings with the new system, Google said.

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Why more businesses are unfriending Facebook

Eat24 isn't the only one. Other businesses that advertise on Facebook show signs of growing frustration.

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Facebook faces class action suit in Canada over interception of private messages

The social networking company is alleged to have intercepted private messages to harvest data.

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New Amazon toolset tracks cloud spending

Cost Explorer lets companies track what Amazon charges using pre-configured and customized reports

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Shareholders slam Facebook over 'incongruent' PAC contributions on gay rights, online piracy

Contributions have gone to politicians who have opposed gay rights issues, shareholders say

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Uber now delivers packages with Rush courier service

The delivery service is initially available in parts of Manhattan.

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Teradata's QueryGrid to power multi-database analytics

Teradata version 15 adds support for 'Internet of things' standard JSON