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Who should pay when big data incites panic?

When people start shooting their neighbors because they think they're infected, or zombies, is a second degree felony charge going to matter? 

Twitter finally ports Vine video sharing app from iOS to Android

More than four months after releasing its Vine video sharing application for Apple's iOS, Twitter is making good on its promise to launch a version optimized for Google's rival Android operating system.

Twitter platform director Sarver jumps ship, replacement search underway

Twitter Director of Platform Ryan Sarver will leave the microblogging service later this month. Sarver tweeted his resignation Friday, writing "After four incredible, indelible years at Twitter the time has come for me to fly the coop. My last day will be June 28. No plans but rest."

Why Twitter's two-factor authentication won't help the enterprise

A number of high-profile account hijacks finally forced Twitter's hand, and saw the social media network roll out two-factor authentication for its users last week.

Social media giants make their big data moves

By using tools, languages, and libraries normally used for designing single-machine applications across multiple machines, Ubalo was able to reduce image processing tasks from eight hours to five minutes.

Twitter, ESPN partner for ad-supported sports video highlights

Twitter is teaming with sports media giant ESPN to offer ad-supported video highlights posted moments after live action unfolds across ESPN's family of networks.

BlackBerry updates Twitter app for legacy smartphones

BlackBerry is upgrading its free Twitter application for legacy devices running BlackBerry OS 5 and higher.

Spotlight: HootSuite

Hootsuite is a social media management dashboard designed to help organizations to manage multiple social networks.

Twitter adds location trends to Android, iOS apps

Twitter is rolling out revamped versions of its flagship applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, highlighted by the addition of localized trends data.

Twitter's Vine adds front-facing camera support, mentions

Twitter is rolling out an updated version of its Vine video sharing application, adding front-facing camera support as well as mentions.