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Hachette tests book sales via Twitter

Publishing giant Hachette said Monday it was launching a test program allowing consumers to purchase books on Twitter without leaving the messaging service.

Dec 08, 2014
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Study finds obstacles with social media data

Seas of social media posts uncovering the opinions, habits and purchases of billions of people would seem to be a fantasy come true for data researchers, social scientists and businesses. However, finding valuable insights ...

Dec 04, 2014
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Hitchhiking robot thumbs its way across Canada

A talking robot assembled from household odds and ends is hitchhiking thousands of kilometers across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment to see if those of its kind can trust humans.

Aug 02, 2014
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Twitter analysis reveals six distinct network types

People tweet about anything and everything, but a new Twitter analysis coauthored by University of Maryland computer scientist Ben Shneiderman shows much of this conversation falls into six distinct patterns ...

Feb 24, 2014
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