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1 hr ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Campos suspends effort to extend social media privacy to government workers

After success passing a law that bars private employers from demanding social media passwords from employees and job applicants, San Jose Assemblywoman Nora Campos has suspended efforts to extend those protections to government workers.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Facebook

5 hrs ago | Advocate-News

Shakira is pregnant with baby No. 2

The Colombian singer made the announcement on her Facebook and Twitter pages on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

6 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Why Facebook, Twitter and Jumei Shares Are Poised for Gains

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Related Topix: Twitter, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Business News

10 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Canadian dating site for married people seeking affairs sues South Korea

A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations of illegal activity.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News

11 hrs ago | KNDO

What happens when Facebook knows every step you take, every move you make?

On April 24, the team behind fitness-tracking app Moves was purchased by Facebook for an undisclosed sum.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

16 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Sorenson pleads guilty in GOP caucuses case

A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican candidate ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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Related Topix: Burlington, IA

20 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

Torfaen councillor defiant as Facebook post branded 'anti-muslim'

COMPLAINTS have been made after a Torfaen councillor used the term "muzzy" in a post on Facebook - but he denies the comment was an anti-Muslim slur.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CNews

Calgary police re-arrest man released Tuesday in shooting death of Natasha Farah

Calgary police have identified the victim of an Aug. 23, 2014, shooting in downtown Calgary as Natasha Farah.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

SFGate

Here's Why This CEO Finds All Her Employees Through LinkedIn

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

KMIZ

Should you buy ISIS? No, not that one

You might think that a company called Isis Pharmaceuticals would be itching to change its name in order to avoid confusion with the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Facebook, Twitter

InfoWorld

Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Salesforce.com has renamed and updated its Communities product, which lets companies build social websites where employees, partners and customers can mingle and collaborate.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Internet, Science / Technology

Army Times

Reports: American dies fighting for Islamic State

A 33-year-old San Diego man was killed over the weekend fighting for the Islamic State, NBC News and CNN are reporting.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, New Hope, MN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WPTV Local News

American who'd gone to fight as jihadi killed

An American named Douglas McCain was killed last weekend in Syria, where he'd gone to fight as a jihadi, his uncle told CNN.

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Inside Bay Area

Biz Break: Instagram branches out with Hyperlapse time-lapse app

Today: Instagram introduces another app separate from its namesake, a time-lapse video app, and Facebook hits a record high.

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Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Facebook, Apple, Ipad, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

Jive Software has pushed out updates for the cloud versions of both its enterprise social networking suite and its JiveX software for building external online communities.

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Related Topix: WebEx, Jabber, Software, Jive Software, iPhone, Salesforce

Alamogordo Daily News

Tri-Valley A&E: Escape the dead with ice-cold brew, 'Iceman Cometh'

With a Zombie Pub Crawl bringing the dead to life on Sept. 4 and the 15th Annual Eugene O'Neill Festival's evocative presentation of "The Iceman Cometh" coming Sept 19-28 to Tao House, escapism is unavoidable, even commonplace.

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Related Topix: Downtown (New York, NY), Startups, Facebook, Danville, CA

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man

When 20-year-old Jesean Morris decided to post an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video on his Facebook page, it's unlikely that he thought it would lead to his arrest by police officers in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Omaha, NE, Prison

Thorne Today

Doncaster men urged to have a free night out 'with the lads'

That's the message from Round Table, the UK's largest young man's organisation, which is offering the men of Doncaster a free night out with the lads.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KBCI CBS 2

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

People on Facebook and Twitter say they are less likely to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Rutgers University, Opinion

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