Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Start spreading the news — on Twitter

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Thursday afternoon’s devastating storms illustrated the potential social media offers news organizations. [Read More]

Do you have fail whale fatigue?

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If you feel like you’ve seen more of Twitter’s fail whale recently, you are correct. [Read More]

Google wants to give you $75

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Google wants you — if you are 18-years or older. [Read More]

Going for a bike ride? Let Google guide you

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Are you a BlackBerry or Android user about to embark on a bike ride? Are you tired of the same old routes and looking for a new and exciting ride? Google is here to help. [Read More]

And the world gets a little bit smaller

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The twitterverse is on the verge of getting a whole lot smaller — that is, if a report posted Wednesday night on TechCrunch is correct. [Read More]

Glitch exposes private Facebook chats

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Facebook inadvertently allowed some users’ instant messages and friend requests to become public, the Wall Street Journal reports, as a result of a bug. [Read More]

‘Incredible’ lives up to the name

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Tech Talk recently had the opportunity to take the HTC Incredible for a drive — and was blown away. [Read More]

Social networks and news: Where’s the line?

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As an increasing number of news organizations join social networks, it is important to ask: Are the rules different for what one should disseminate on air, in print or on their websites versus on Twitter or Facebook. [Read More]