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Freshdesk buys social recommendation app Frilp to improve customer service

EXCLUSIVE: Cloud service desk software provider Freshdesk is announcing today that it has acquired Frilp, a small startup with an app that lets users seek and receive expert help from friends. All 19 employees of Frilp — which stands for “free help” — have joined Freshdesk’s development center in Chennai. The beta Frilp app for Android […]

Activist bots recruit humans to their cause on Twitter

Protest movements could get a tech boost. Software can now comb social media to spread an activist group's messages – even targeting the most receptive people

Jive Workstyle Apps Meet The Enterprise Social Mothership

After letting its youngest products explore out ahead for the first half of the year, Jive Software is bringing them aboard the enterprise social networking mothership. When Jive Software announced a series of purpose-built, mobile-first Jive-w “workstyle” apps, one of the most remarkable things about them was that they were entirely independent [...]

John De La O; phony SEAL

Someone sent us their work on this John De La O who is out in California. He doesn’t have any social media because he’s afraid that al Qaeda will get facial recognition software and track him down, you know, because of all of things he did to them during his years as a SEAL. He […]

Social investing in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal: Have your say

This article is by staff writer Katie O’Connor. Caught red-handed On the off-chance you haven’t heard about it, Volkswagen, the German car maker, is in a world of trouble. The company was caught using software to game emissions testing, a flat-out cheating move that affects some 11 million vehicles. Show More Summary

HK-based Social Media Broadcasts raises US$1M from 500 Startups

2 weeks agoTechnology / Startups : 500

Social Media Broadcasts (SMB), a Hong Kong-based web development company and the creator of social media analytics software Klarity, has recently announced raising US$1 million in a round with 500 Startups.

Keyboard Privacy for Chrome prevents behavioral profiling based on your typing

2 weeks agoTechnology :

Most Internet users know that they are tracked when they are online. Common forms include scripts that run on sites, social buttons, or analytic software. Users interested in tracking, for instance to protect themselves better, know of other tracking methods such as fingerprinting. Show More Summary

Stripe Introduces New Tools to Simplify Mobile Shopping

3 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Stripe unveils new software tools that will let retailers more easily sell goods across apps and social networks, such as from inside Twitter messages.

Social Security Q&A: How Much Time Do We Have to Undo Filing too Early?

This is the deeming gotcha we discuss. See what the software says to do, and if it tells you to wait until full retirement age and collect just your spousal benefit starting then and wait until 70 to collect your own retirement benefit — just file a request with SS to withdraw your retirement benefit and your spousal benefit.

Here’s the Photoshopped smile everyone is talking about

At Apple's September event, Adobe showed off a software feature that could make a women's smile bigger. Given the many catcalls women receive telling them to "smile more," the event is causing a bit of controversy on social media. Produced by Matthew Stuart Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Reddit 'gold' raises surprisingly little money for the company

Reddit made around three-quarters of a million dollars from the sale of "gold" in 2014, one software developer has calculated. The social news and community site has an unconventional fundraising method: Letting users buy "Reddit gold,"...Show More Summary

Facebook’s newest product helps educators track students’ progress

For the past year, Facebook has been working with a group of public schools to help improve the software they use to monitor students’ progress. Now, it wants to give it away for free to schools across the US. The social network says...Show More Summary

Epic Fail: Tech Tricks Are No Fix for Developing-World Problems

Every year another group of do-gooders with the latest gadget, software or app, presents a pilot project that will prove how smartphones, drones or social media are going to change the developing world. Few of these solutions stick.

Facebook Giving Away Educational Software To Schools

We all know Facebook has primarily being a social network. However it seems that the company has other interests as well, and recently it was discovered that together with Summit Public Schools, Facebook has developed an educational software called the Personalized Learning Plan. Show More Summary

Twitter open-sources Diffy, a tool for automatically spotting bugs in code

Twitter is today announcing the availability of Diffy, a new piece of open-source software that developers can use to spot bugs when they’re making updates to certain parts of code. Twitter uses the code internally. Now the social networking company is releasing it to the rest of the world. The tool should come in handy […]

Should School Administrators Be Allowed to Track Students' Social Media Posts for Safety Reasons?

Heading into the 2015-2016 school year, Orange County’s school board is to start monitoring the social media posts of all students at its public schools using the tracking software Snaptrends. The software will be programmed to scan posts for keywords that might signal cyberbullying among students, intent of suicide, or violent threats.

Sony begins beta testing live YouTube streaming on PS4 today

Sony is kicking off a beta of its latest PS4 system software today, which adds some nifty features that expand the console’s social capabilities. The new version, codenamed Kenshin, will allow PS4 owners to livestream gameplay on YouTube as well as YouTube Gaming. Show More Summary

Social Security Q&A: Must We Adopt Our Grandson to Allow Child Benefits?

hatever you do, don’t ask Social Security what to do. Tell them what you want to do. Social Security doesn’t have the software to optimize your lifetime benefits.

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