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Salesforce Buying Twitter Would Make Perfect Sense

Christie Hemm Klok/WIRED If you’re wondering why on Earth Salesforce might want to buy Twitter, Vala Afshar, the enterprise company’s “chief digital evangelist,” has a few reasons. Why @twitter? 1 personal learning network 2 the best realtime, context rich news 3 democratize intelligence 4 great […]

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Government Requests For Twitter Info Keep Growing

Christie Hemm Klok/WIRED Twitter is receiving an increasing number of government requests for data involving user accounts. Today, the company released its latest transparency report, which aims to help consumers better understand tweet removal requests and copyright notices as well as government information requests. With […]

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Google’s New Vacation App Was 280 Years in the Making

Konigsberg and its bridgesullstein bild/Getty Images Kaliningrad is a Russian seaport named for a Soviet revolutionary. It sits near the Baltic Sea, between Poland and Lithuania, and it’s a place where pre-Putin Russian leaders would occasionally threaten to install nuclear missiles. But in the 18th […]