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Now you can search for tweets from Google

Google is now allowing users to view tweets straight from the search results page on desktop browsers. Google originally made the tweet search function available in May for mobile users, which is the platform Twitter said its users prefer. 

Finally, historical Twitter search

Twitter is making it possible for businesses to search tweets as far back as the first tweet ever sent. On Tuesday, Twitter released its Full-Archive Search API, enabling vendors to let users search the entire history of Twitter.

News Scan: Number of IoT devices will triple to 38.5 billion; Twitter earnings statement reveals 61% revenue increase; More

The top news stories for July 29, 2015.

Twitter, Oracle, AT&T join in on container standardization work

Just a month old and the Open Container Initiative has a draft charter and specification and has racked up some new, big-name members, including Twitter, Oracle, AT&T and Verizon, it announced today.

Amazon's Prime Day vs Black Friday: A big data look at the biggest retail showdown

Despite media reports of prevailing negative consumer sentiment about Amazon's much ballyhooed Prime Day, the data shows a different story, albeit not one that necessarily celebrates Amazon's take on the event.

News Scan: IT security efforts continue to lag behind threat levels; Twitter change aimed at better engaging business users; More

The top news stories for June 15, 2015.

Twitter invests in beacon start-up Swirl

Twitter and a set of other investors have taken positions in Boston-based beacon start-up Swirl, a sign that the maturing technology is starting to get mainstream acceptance.

LinkedIn's new Elevate app aims to share employee content while promoting company brands

LinkedIn has debuted a new offering that could soon turn your employees into content-sharing wizards and help you grow the company brand at the same time.  

News Scan: Rumors of Google acquisition of Twitter resurface; Google Chrome app could be stealing your personal info; More

The top news stories for April 9, 2015.

Twitter spam warping big data insights for brands

A new study by Networked Insights finds that "almost 10 percent of twitter is dominated by spam, clouding marketers' insights and skewing brand perception." While nearly every big data pro preaches the dangers of dirty data, rarely do marketers suspect that social media data can often be dirty and muddy their view.