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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.

Get rid of risky mobile app behaviors in your workplace

Bad behavior is not just an issue regarding employees. It can also be an issue with mobile apps coming into your workplace.

Twitter the latest Silicon Valley firm accused of discrimination

If ever a region of the country needed a really good PR agent it is Silicon Valley, as the latest public attention focuses on a gender discrimination suit at Twitter.

IBM: Twitter data can help forecast demand, identify trends

IBM said it has worked with 150 customers in retail, agriculture, healthcare and other industries on mining Twitter data and is now rolling out a couple more services aimed at making it easier for more businesses to tap into this data source. 

News Scan: Security managers still struggle with staffing, threat pace; Successful CIOs need strong social skills; More

The top news stories for March 12, 2015.

News Scan: SAP to cut 2,200 jobs; Malware continues to elude detection tools; More

The top news stories for March 6, 2015.