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Microsoft just bought LinkedIn for a cool $26.2 billion

In an announcement this morning, Microsoft revealed that it had acquired LinkedIn for "$196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash."
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Wheel Video is a new social network that wants you to be part of the content

Meet Wheel Video, a new kind of social network that makes use of mobile video to bring collaborative stories to the world. Taking a page out of Snapchat's book, this content-driven platform lets anyone start a story, and anyone else…
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Keep up with all the Euro 2016 action with the Copa90 Facebook Messenger bot

The 2016 UEFA European Championship is under way, and to help soccer fans around the world get their fill of one of the most universally beloved sports, Copa90 has created a Facebook Messenger chatbot to serve as the ultimate Euro 2016…

Weekly rewind: Foldable phones, backpack hearts, growing human organs in pigs

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

Line messaging app files to go public with $5.5 billion valuation

Japanese messaging app Line has filed to go public as it seeks $1 billion in funding by listing on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Known for its emoji empire, the app currently boasts 218 million monthly active…

Download these 5 great apps to get free stuff, improve Live Photos, and get fit

Looking for some new apps to download? We've got one that can improve Live Photos, an app that makes sharing your voice easier, and one that gives you free stuff every Tuesday (if you're on T-Mobile).

On a bad date? Escape it with this new app called Bod

Meet Bod, which stands for bad online dates. The app promises "a redesigned approach to dating, one that returns control of their bad date night by introducing new matches in real-time, and without all the time sucking of texting…
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NFL hires cybersecurity firm to teach players how to use social media

The NFL has a social media problem that can only be fixed by professionals. Following a string of high-profile online mishaps and hacks, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) is reaching out to cybersecurity firm K2…

First Messenger, now Moments: Facebook just won’t stop forcing its apps on users

Facebook users are outraged by the social network's forceful tactics to get them to install its Moments photo-uploads app. Social media is littered with complaints from users stating that the platform is threatening to delete their photos.
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Twitter claims it’s behind your decision to go to the movies

According to a new study commissioned by the social media company and conducted by MarketShare, Twitter aided in the sale of nearly one in every 10 movie theater tickets in North America over the course of the last four years.
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Social media account scoring by landlords and employers on the way

Score Assured will offer landlords and employers suitability reports of all social media accounts of prospective tenants or employees. Your friends, conversation topics, likes, comments and private messages will all be used to score your…

Discover something new with Blippar’s latest app redesign

Blippar, the augmented reality visual search app has just launched a redesign of its interface, adding bubble layers, which it says refocuses the app on discovery over simple identification.