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Rare Twitter username 'stolen'

<b>The owner of the Twitter username @N claims it has been stolen from him by a hacker.</b><p>Naoki Hiroshima, a software developer from California, has had the Twitter handle @N since 2007.<p>In a blog post he said he had previously been offered $50,000 to sell it and people had tried to "steal" it before.<p>This …

With Motorola sale and Samsung peace, Google finds practical exit to an unconventional (and expensive) deal

In the nearly ten years Google (s GOOG) has been a public company, it has been defined by a curious mixture of ambition, futurism, and …

Wallgram Turns Instagram Photos Into iPhone Wallpapers

If you’re anything like me, you’ll change your iPhone’s wallpaper on a regular basis to keep things fresh, but finding a good one isn’t always easy. At least that <i>was</i> the case — until Wallgram came along. Wallgram isn’t just another photo bank full of images; it uses Instagram photos uploaded by …

SocialRadar shows you who is nearby, how you know them, and what you have in common

SocialRadar is trying to give humans the power of dolphins.<p>That is to say, enable us to figure out who is around using a form of radar.<p>SocialRadar released its iPhone app today that presents real-time information about people in your social network that are nearby. It was founded by Blackboard …

Facebook is launching its own 'retweet' button

Under the surface of Paper — Facebook's new mobile app that's half news feed, half news reader — lies an important new feature that works just like Twitter's well-known "retweet." At the bottom of any post inside Paper, you can tap an arrow symbol to bring up a Share dialog and then tap Reshare to …

Sheryl Sandberg Among Youngest Women Billionaires As Facebook Shares Climb

In her book <i>Lean In,</i> Sheryl Sandberg detailed her negotiations with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as she was being scouted for the position of chief operating officer. Poised to become the social network’s number two, the Harvard MBA noted that she was “dying” to accept the job but was “afraid of …

New Microsoft app brings recipes and grocery lists to your Windows Phone

The Bing Food & Drink app for Windows 8.1 is handy if you need to look up a recipe on your PC, but what if you're searching for ingredients at the store? Never fear, as Microsoft has quietly released a beta Windows Phone version of its culinary software. Much like its desktop counterpart, the …

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FORTUNE — Fresh from signing a $2.91 billion deal with Larry Page to acquire Google’s Motorola unit, Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang spoke to Motorola employees for 45 minutes at the latter company’s headquarters outside of Chicago on Thursday. Immediately after that meeting, Yang discussed the deal and …

Making sales go viral: How Sony married big data with old-school marketing to drive 300% more business

Selling laptops is a tough business these days. Not only has the PC industry been slumping, with a record seven quarters of consecutive decreases in sales, only one vendor has actually been growing — and not it’s not Apple.<p>But in a recent campaign, Sony mixed modern big data, social media …

With Paper, Facebook Stops Trying To Be Everything For Everyone

Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow Facebookers hope to Paper over the problems of its primary app with a new, content-sharing, stand-alone app. Will Paper perform like Facebook Messenger or like Poke?<p>This is no Paper tiger. Whether Facebook’s new stand-alone take on a news feed app flops or takes off, …

IBM's speedy graphene chip could lead to super-efficient mobile devices

Chips with graphene inside are theoretically quicker than plain silicon designs, but they've been slow in practice; the manufacturing process often damages the graphene, stripping away its speed advantage. That won't be a big problem with IBM's prototype radio receiver, though. The company inserted …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo aims to offer S Pen experience without flagship specs

We've seen the Galaxy Note series get larger and larger as time passes, but this is the first time we've seen the Note actually get <i>smaller</i>. The Galaxy Note 3 Neo has now been officially unveiled by Samsung Poland and will come in two flavors -- 3G and "LTE+," and the latter offers connectivity on …

How to get 5,000 followers on Twitter, for free, part two

One of my most popular blog posts so far was the one I wrote on how to get 5,000 followers on Twitter free and without scams. If you are just …

How to Set Up Twitter Advertising to Build Awareness for Your Business

About a week after Twitter Advertising became public, I signed up for access. I then received the following email invitation to expand my presence on …

Why You Should Rebuild Your Twitter Feed From Scratch

Earlier this week I "nuked" my Twitter feed. The feed was beyond trimming or manicuring — it was time to execute a complete reset. The process was refreshing. And somewhat illuminating! It was also time-consuming, and, frankly, less than half the battle. I had blown up my feed. Next, I needed to …

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Four Steps to Achieving Your Social Media Goals

Are you wondering how you’ll achieve your social media goals this year?<p>Do you feel as if you’re spending lots of time on social media with little …

How to Know if Your Social Media Activities Are Working

Do you know if your social media strategy is working?<p>Are you looking for an easier way to track your social activities?<p>In this article I’ll show you</b> …

More Than 11 Million Young People Have Fled Facebook Since 2011

Skeptics of Facebook’s business model have long pointed to anecdotal evidence that the social network is losing its luster with teens as evidence …

You Should Probably Pass on This Whole ‘Corset Diet’ Fad

From cayenne pepper master cleanses to cotton balls, women have ingested a lot of weird items in an effort to lose weight. But the most recent weight …

8 Ways To Grow Your Savings In 2014

Photographed by Rockie Nolan.<p><i>Sure, we'd all like to be earning more. But, even if that bonus check is nothing but a dream, LearnVest is here to help</i> …

HP getting back in the smartphone market with a pair of “phablets”

Nearly three years after it bought Palm for little tangible benefit, HP(s hpq) is planning a return to the crowded smartphone market, confirming …