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posted in March 2014
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How To Delete Facebook, Google, Twitter Search Data
News  |  3/31/2014  | 
Social networks make millions off your data, but they don't need to know everything. Here's how to clear your search history from three top sites.
Instagram Trumps Twitter In Mobile Users
News  |  3/28/2014  | 
Instagram surpassed Twitter in monthly active mobile users in the US, says new report.
Social Media And Future Of News: 8 Findings
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Pew Research Center finds reason to believe that American journalism has a future -- and social media will play a key role.
Twitter Photo Tagging: 4 Facts
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Twitter mobile apps now let you upload multiple photos and tag up to 10 people. Here's how to use the new features.
Facebook Debuts Web-Scale Variant Of MySQL
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter share expertise to launch WebScaleSQL, a super-DBMS built on Oracle's MySQL Community Edition.
Nadella's Big Moment: 5 Things To Watch
News  |  3/27/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will face stratospheric expectations Thursday when he makes his first public appearance since succeeding Steve Ballmer. Here's what we want to know.
Oculus VR: Crowdsourcing Or Mass Exploitation?
Commentary  |  3/26/2014  | 
Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR should consider rewarding its Kickstarter backers with something more than a T-shirt.
Facebook Oculus Deal: 5 Older Siblings
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
Facebook's Oculus purchase is the company's third billion-dollar deal in two years. How does it stack up to Facebook's other pricey purchases?
Startup Aims To Unlock Family Medical History
Commentary  |  3/26/2014  | 
Sharing healthcare data among family members, with less concern for privacy, could result in better healthcare, says Zibdy Health.
Facebook Buys Oculus VR: What's Next?
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
Virtual friends socializing in virtual reality? There's a headset for that.
Microsoft Office For iPad: 5 Big Questions
News  |  3/26/2014  | 
Will the much-anticipated productivity suite, expected to be revealed Thursday, be a hit with customers? Watch these five factors.
5 Facebook Spring Cleaning Tips
News  |  3/25/2014  | 
Here's how to cut down on clutter in your news feed, adjust your notifications, and update your privacy settings.
HTC One: Sleek Design, Novel Camera
News  |  3/25/2014  | 
HTC's updated One smartphone delivers a stunning design with an all-metal skin, 5-inch display, and powerful camera. Where does that leave Samsung and Apple?
Windows XP Game Over: 9 Upgrade Options
Slideshows  |  3/25/2014  | 
Some of you don't want to say goodbye to Windows XP any more than you wanted to retire the Atari. But support ends on April 8: We break down your best upgrade options.
DevOps Creates A New Digital Divide
Commentary  |  3/25/2014  | 
What's that? Your product is the code and the code is the product and automation is your middle name? How nice. You're the digital 1%.
Cloak App Helps You Avoid Social Contacts
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
Meet Cloak, the antisocial media app that uses your friends' Instagram and Foursquare location feeds so you can avoid running into them.
What A Microsoft Xamarin Buy Would Mean
Commentary  |  3/24/2014  | 
If Microsoft buys Xamarin, it will be a big shift in mobile strategy -- and good news for mobile app developers who want to work across Microsoft, iOS, and Android mobile platforms.
10 Google Glass Myths, Translated
Commentary  |  3/21/2014  | 
Google wants to clear up some misperceptions about Glass. We have our own views on the truth.
Twitter Turns 8: How To Fail In 140 Characters
News  |  3/21/2014  | 
Not everyone can get it right all of the time -- these businesses included. In honor of Twitter's birthday, here's a look at eight unforgettable Twitter fails.
Twitter's Enduring Struggle: ROI
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
On the eve of Twitter's eighth birthday, businesses remain uncertain about the social network's true value, report finds.
Huawei Kills Dual-OS Windows-Android Smartphone
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
Huawei cancels its Android-Windows Phone plans, just days after Asus put a dual-OS device on hold.
5 March Madness Apps: Yeah Baby!
News  |  3/20/2014  | 
Are you ready for the NCAA tournament? Here are five ways you can stay on top of the action, even when you're in the office.
Moto 360 Smartwatch: 7 Challenges
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
Can Motorola's smartwatch, based Google's Android operating system for wearable devices, succeed where others have failed?
LinkedIn Blogs: 5 Dos & Don'ts
News  |  3/19/2014  | 
LinkedIn's new blogging tool lets you post career advice and insights to share with your connections. Here's how to choose topics and maximize the reach of your posts.
WhatsApp Founder Slams Facebook Privacy Concerns
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
WhatsApp CEO says rumors that Facebook will change the messaging service's privacy policy are "inaccurate and careless."
LinkedIn Tips: 10 Steps To A Stronger Profile
Slideshows  |  3/18/2014  | 
Do these 10 things to improve your LinkedIn profile and position yourself for the next job opportunity. Each takes less than 10 minutes.
Microsoft Office For iPad: 8 Facts
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
After years of rumors, Office for iPad could arrive before the end of the month. Here's what we know.
GDC: Hunting Social Whales
News  |  3/18/2014  | 
Courting the socially connected can help make games more profitable.
GDC: Google Play Games To Support iOS
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
Google's cloud gaming service for developers gets new features and analytics capabilities.
Microsoft Surface 2 With LTE: Winner For Mobile Pros?
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
Microsoft's Surface 2 is now equipped for LTE connections -- but still must compete with iPad Air.
Windows XP Holdouts: 6 Top Excuses
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
Microsoft cuts support for Windows XP in less than a month, but millions still use the OS. Are these rationales worth the risk?
Office 365 Personal: 5 Questions Answered
News  |  3/15/2014  | 
Is Microsoft's Office 365 Personal right for you? Here's what you need to know.
Facial Analytics: What Are You Smiling At?
News  |  3/14/2014  | 
Emotient's API provides "real-time emotional analysis" for use in focus groups and other consumer applications.
Google, Microsoft Pressure Asus To Cancel Dual-Boot Tablet
News  |  3/14/2014  | 
Intel may be the biggest loser if Asus cancels dual Windows-Android devices due to operating systems makers' objections.
Apple iPhones Could Thwart Attackers
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
Apple patent application suggests the company is looking to add personal security features to its mobile devices.
Why China Loves WeChat
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
A year ago, Weibo was China's hottest social network. Now WeChat is the only place to be. Why the dramatic shift?
DevOps Demands You Fix Twice
Commentary  |  3/13/2014  | 
If you've taken time to get everything just perfect, you haven't truly adopted the rapid iteration, lean product development ethos.
Web Turns 25: 10 Graphics To See
Slideshows  |  3/12/2014  | 
Tim Berners-Lee's proposal changed the world. These visual representations show what his World Wide Web has become.
Windows XP Security Issues: Fact Vs. Fiction
News  |  3/12/2014  | 
Are you prepared for the end of Microsoft support for Windows XP next month?
Google Apps Referral: Cash For New Customers
News  |  3/11/2014  | 
Google's new Apps Referral Program pays you $15 for each new Google Apps business account you refer.
Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Embraces Social Collaboration
News  |  3/11/2014  | 
Social applications based on SharePoint are just beginning to prove their worth in clinical settings. Here's how one hospital uses them to review case studies, share resources, and more.
Facebook Revamps Business Pages: 3 Changes
News  |  3/11/2014  | 
Facebook business pages get a new timeline design, direct access to admin tools, and a new feature that lets you size up your competition.
White House Recruits Tech Entrepreneurs
News  |  3/10/2014  | 
Presidential Innovation Fellows are slated to work on high-impact tech projects throughout the government.
10 Inspirational Women In Engineering, Science
News  |  3/8/2014  | 
Celebrate International Women's Day with a look at 10 females -- one of them only 12 years old -- making strides in science and technology.
Facebook's WhatsApp Deal Under Fire
News  |  3/8/2014  | 
Privacy advocates file FTC complaint to block Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp, calling it unfair and deceptive.
Facebook Redesign: 4 Missed Chances
Commentary  |  3/7/2014  | 
Facebook announced minor changes to the news feed, but I was hoping for much more.
Building A Social Business: 10 Questions
Commentary  |  3/7/2014  | 
Is your company truly becoming a social organization -- or simply "doing social?" Answer these questions to ensure that you're on the right track.
Cortana: Windows Phone 8.1's Killer App?
Commentary  |  3/5/2014  | 
Halo attracted users to the Xbox. Will digital assistant Cortana do the same for Windows Phone 8.1?
Facebook Likes Drones
News  |  3/4/2014  | 
Facebook is reportedly in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, manufacturer of solar-powered drones, to bring Internet access to developing countries.
Windows 8.1 Update: Can It End The Rut?
Commentary  |  3/4/2014  | 
Microsoft users have been surprisingly indifferent to Windows 8.1. The company needs this spring's Win 8.1 update to reverse the trend.
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