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Twitter Will Now Let Users Post Up To 140 Seconds Of Video

Twitter Will Now Let Users Post Up To 140 Seconds Of Video

TwinStar Media June 22, 2016 0

Twitter is upping its video game with a few announcements this week, including the news that all users can now post videos up to 140 seconds in length, up from 30 seconds. The company

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Tumblr Just Launched Live Video

Tumblr Just Launched Live Video

TwinStar Media June 21, 2016 0

Tumblr plans to compete in the fast-crowding live video space, according to a promotional webpage unearthed by Twitter user David Chartier over this past weekend. The page, livevideo.tumblr.com, features a programming schedule and a launch date of

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Google Simplifies Two-Factor Authentication With Built-In Prompt

Google Simplifies Two-Factor Authentication With Built-In Prompt

TwinStar Media June 21, 2016 0

For anything online to be secure these days, it’s essential to use two-factor authentication, whether it’s backup codes stored offline, an authenticator app, or codes sent via text message. Google is taking some of

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Scientists Just Unveiled the World’s First 1,000-Processor Computer Chip

Scientists Just Unveiled the World’s First 1,000-Processor Computer Chip

TwinStar Media June 21, 2016 0

Scientists have just unveiled the world’s first 1,000-processor microchip, capable of working through 1.78 trillion instructions every second. Each of those 1,000 processors can run independently, which makes the chip supremely suited to intensive

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Turns Out Your Inbox Will Forever Be Flooded With Spam

Turns Out Your Inbox Will Forever Be Flooded With Spam

TwinStar Media June 20, 2016 0

Email has always been something of a necessary workplace evil. No matter how much we rely on it, we also kind of hate it—from annoyingly chipper “Best!” sign-offs to the daily task of clearing our

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Twitter Dips Beak Into Music Business With $70M Investment In SoundCloud

Twitter Dips Beak Into Music Business With $70M Investment In SoundCloud

TwinStar Media June 17, 2016 0

Just months after SoundCloud launched its long-anticipated streaming subscription service, it’s attracted a rather large subscription of sorts from Twitter: the social networking platform has invested $70 million in the music service.  Re/code reports

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Snapchat Launches ‘Real Life’

Snapchat Launches ‘Real Life’

TwinStar Media June 17, 2016 0

Snapchat continues to roll out projects focused on original content: first the company relaunched and revamped its oft-neglected Discover page so that users would interact with content from major media publishers; now, the Silicon

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Snapchat Will Start Showing Ads Between Your Friends’ Stories

Snapchat Will Start Showing Ads Between Your Friends’ Stories

TwinStar Media June 14, 2016 0

Snapchat has always been a perfect example of the Silicon Valley mantra of growth first, monetization later. And now, four years after the app’s launch and with users watching 8 billion videos every day,

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Facebook Is Deleting Your Synced Photos Unless You Download Its Moments App

Facebook Is Deleting Your Synced Photos Unless You Download Its Moments App

TwinStar Media June 13, 2016 0

In another move on Facebook’s part to ensure that users are integrating every part of their lives with the social network, a recent notice was sent out to warn people that if they didn’t

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Microsoft Acquiring LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion

Microsoft Acquiring LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion

TwinStar Media June 13, 2016 0

With E3 kicking off this week, we expected some major gaming-related news from Microsoft — including its updated Xbox One console. But with its own press conference slated for later today, Microsoft kicked thing

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