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Google's rivals to review new concessions in EU antitrust case

Google’s rivals have been given another opportunity to review the search giant’s latest proposed measures aimed at avoiding a fine from the European Commission for allegedly breaking competition rules.

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Buffer encrypts access tokens after spammer hack

Buffer, a service for scheduling social media posts, said Sunday it has strengthened its security after spammers gained access to its network.

Top 15 social media mistakes every business can avoid

Social media experts discuss the most common social networking business blunders and what companies can do to improve their social media IQ.

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It's true: better, cheaper tech made work more productive

Rapid adoption of technology in the workplace has transformed the way people work and led to large gains in productivity, according to a report.

Weeding out fake reviews online takes care, incentive

A thriving industry of paid-for user comments pollutes social networks with fake opinions. Let the reader beware.

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LinkedIn's mobile Intro tool called a lure for phishing hacks

Some people think a lot can go wrong if you have your emails pass through LinkedIn's servers with the company's new Intro technology.

Twitter to price its IPO shares between $17 and $20

At that price, Twitter's initial public offering could generate $1.25 billion in proceeds, the company estimates.

New Relic to mine performance data for business insights

Software provider New Relic is extending its system administrator tools for monitoring the performance of applications to help business managers as well.

Oracle gears up to battle Salesforce.com, IBM with Eloqua update

New features are arriving for Oracle's multichannel marketing platform, as it looks to get a leg up on its rivals.

8 tricks to speed up your workflow

Turn technology like voice recognition, SSDs and file syncing into time savers for better productivity.

First look: Pages for Mac, iOS, and iCloud

Full and simple file- and feature-compatibility across three separate platforms? What's not to like?

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Facebook removes gruesome video, examining its content policies

A gruesome video that was recently noticed on Facebook and allowed by the company was removed Tuesday, as the social network looks to strengthen its policies around the posting of graphic content.

Best Chrome apps for managing data, clients, money, and more

Try these 9 incredibly productive Chrome apps to keep yourself or your business humming.

SAP's Sikka: Business ByDesign will live on

SAP will continue to release new versions of its Business ByDesign cloud ERP suite, despite some recent indications to the contrary, according to the vendor's head of development.

SAP set to preach the HANA gospel to developers

New services and updates for the in-memory platform will be unveiled during this week's Tech Ed conference.