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Apple buys Topsy, could integrate it into iTunes Radio -- report

Apple has paid more $200 million to buy Topsy, a company that develops tools for analyzing tweets and Twitter traffic, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By December 2, 2013


Amazon's stock hits all-time high after winning Wall Street's expectations game

It's a weird week when Amazon's stock surges on a tiny profit, while Apple's stock retreats after another impressive quarter.

By July 24, 2015


Topsy indexes entire tweet history for search, analysis

By ingesting all of Twitter, Topsy becomes a top destination for deep dives into social data.

By September 3, 2013


Alex from Target -- the viral Bieber mesmerizing the world

The digital world is in a frenzy after a girl posted a picture of a boy who works at Target. No, really.

By November 3, 2014


​'Mad Max in a space suit': Borderlands puts Australia on the moon

With Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, 2K Australia has created a new breed of video game -- an irreverent twist on the famous franchise with a distinct "Space Opera Australiana" edge.

By October 9, 2014


How Ferguson brought live streams into the mainstream

Citizen footage widened the lens of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and it brought live-streaming to popular attention in the US unlike any confrontation has before.

By August 26, 2014


New Topsy tool can spot Twitter trends before they blow up

Anyone wanting to get ahead of the latest hot topic can use Topsy Pro Analytics to identify terms as they begin to accelerate on Twitter, but before they officially become "trending."

By October 16, 2012


Topsy tailors tool to tease out Twitter trends to a 'T'

With Twitter's blessing, Topsy launches a new product that turns tweets into a bigger-picture view specifically for marketers and trend watchers.

By August 21, 2012


Emails from Apple exec show worry over Samsung ads

In emails presented during a California patent case, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller expresses frustration with his company's advertising efforts and notes that Samsung's ads seem to be "in the zone."

By April 4, 2014


Yahoo buys Vizify, firm that visualizes social-media data

The tech giant buys another company, this time a startup that lets people create infographics and videos out of social data.

By March 5, 2014