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2013-08-23 23:19:59

In response to an article published on Mashable, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies, reviews Twitter’s new headlines feature that allows users to see articles around the Internet that are similar to what they are tweeting about. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 On August 23, fishbat, one of the nation’s leading social media agencies responds to an article published on Mashable regarding the launch of Twitter’s latest “Headlines” feature. According to...

2013-08-21 23:04:32

Messaging app allows users to snap pictures, add their voice or live sound, and send; it's a fun way for them to connect with friends or just save a moment for themselves. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Today, Glimr announced the availability of the new iPhone, social messaging app for capturing a moment and messaging friends in a whole new way: pictures you can hear. Snap pictures, talk, send. Download the iPhone app here. With the new iPhone application, users can take up to 10 new...

Facebook Developer Site Mishap Explained
2013-08-16 10:13:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many Facebook developers had trouble signing into their accounts on Tuesday, and some even had their apps permanently disabled. Yesterday morning, Facebook responded saying the automated system they use to detect malicious apps began targeting legitimate apps as well. The social behemoth then shut down the system to fix the malicious app sniffing algorithm, a process which they say took longer than expected. Though access to the...

CNN And Time Websites Also Attacked By Syrian Electronic Army
2013-08-15 18:45:18

Peter Suciu For redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Thursday, the website belonging to the Washington Post newspaper was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a group that reportedly supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. “A few days ago, The Syrian Electronic Army, allegedly, subjected Post newsroom employees to a sophisticated phishing attack to gain password information,” said Washington Post Managing Editor Emilio Garcia-Ruiz in a statement posted on the...

SEA Hacks Washington Post
2013-08-15 13:41:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While a special section of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been in the spotlight in the past year for hacking activities including cyber attacks on various media companies, this week it was the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) that went on the offensive against the fourth estate. The Washington Post announced on Thursday that it had been attacked by a hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....

Marakana Training Firm Could Be Driving Force For Twitter University
2013-08-14 07:49:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Twitter announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Marakana, an open-source technical training company that will become the driving force behind a new initiative dubbed Twitter University. “As Twitter has scaled, so too has our engineering organization. To help our engineers grow, it’s important for them to have access to world-class technical training, along with opportunities to teach the skills they’ve mastered. To that...

Voice Recognition, Translation Technology Acquired By Facebook
2013-08-13 09:18:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook has agreed to buy Mobile Technologies, a company that makes a mobile voice recognition app. Mobile Technologies claims it has built the very first speech-to-speech translator, called Jibbigo, on a phone designed to translate languages easily. Facebook could use this technology to add voice recognition functionality to its existing products as the social media giant continues to look toward mobile solutions. Both companies...

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