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Flud and Flipboard get venture funding

Last week two firms that produce software to deliver RSS feeds in an attractive package got funding when Flud announced $1 million and Flipboard got $50 million on a $200 million valuation. As I

Report: App maker UberMedia plotting Twitter platform rival

UberMedia, the startup behind popular Twitter mobile applications like UberSocial, Echofon and Twidroyd, is reportedly building its own service to compete with the popular microblogging platform as

Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1 exits beta, goes live on App World

Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) officially launched its Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1 application after six weeks of BlackBerry Beta Zone user testing. New features include Tweet Location, which

Can employees criticize the boss on Twitter?

Can an employee use Twitter to criticize management without fear of being chastised by the company? The National Labor Relations Board says yes, and it is planning to file a civil complaint against

Announcing our new Q&A series

As we continuously strive to be a time-saving, information technology resource to the readers of FierceCIO:TechWatch, we have launched an interview series. In March, we began regular Q&As with

Twitter activity surges to 155 million tweets each day

Twitter usage continues to explode, with the total number of daily tweets increasing to 155 million in the first quarter of 2011, up from 55 million a year ago. Twitter reports that monthly account

Twitter ejects controversial QuickBar feature from iPhone app

Twitter updated its official iPhone application to remove the QuickBar, a controversial and much-derided feature displaying trending topics within the Twitter ecosystem as well as advertisements.

Crowd sourcing to become more relevant in enterprise mobility

Guest post by Kevin Benedict The term "crowd sourcing" has been coming up more and more lately. Crowd sourcing according to Wikipedia, "leverages the mass collaboration enabled by Web 2.0

Twitter co-founder Dorsey returns to spearhead product development

Five years after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey began programming the microblogging platform and roughly three years after Chairman Evan Williams pushed him out of the company, Dorsey is returning to

Twitter's Stone, Clearwire's Stanton talk transformative power of tech

ORLANDO, Fla.--Social media and mobile technologies are reshaping how citizens in oppressed nations are disseminating and sharing information, effectively revolutionizing the act of revolution, said