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Google, Twitter And Hulu Have Fun With April 1
2013-04-01 11:20:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s a long-standing tradition of fun and hijinks on the Internet. This is doubly true on April 1 of each year, when many companies compete in an unspoken competition to determine who can create the most outlandish or most believable press releases or product announcements. This year has been no exception, with some notable efforts from Hulu, Twitter and, of course, Google. The search giant, by the way, has likely...

Twitter Seventh Birthday
2013-03-21 11:12:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online What started with nearly a whisper has grown into the largest global shouting match in history. In 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sat in front of his computer and tapped out the words “Just setting up my twttr.” It´s an unassuming message — nothing more than a passing status update with no real significance. In the seven years to follow this inaugural tweet, millions more would send out messages...

2013-03-18 23:01:21

Rofori Corporation, a cloud services company with a focus on providing a feature-rich collaboration platform, including micro-blogging, user-defined message template creation, searching, file storage, and a proactive alerting system, is pleased to announce its rofori service partnership with Every Child Can Learn (ECCL). Manassas, VA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Rofori Corporation markets a micro-blogging based cloud service that transforms the way organizations and businesses communicate and...

Report Shows Facebook Users Share More Once They Go Private
2013-03-07 13:08:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Over the years, people have become more cautious about the kinds of information they share with one another on social networking sites, particularly Facebook. The Menlo Park-based social giant responded to this trend and began giving users the option of which friends were able to see their posts, pictures, etc. Now, according to a Carnegie Mellon University study, Facebook may have not only been offering a better feature to...

Twitter Helps Determine Happiest And Saddest US States
2013-02-20 16:24:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have turned to the pioneer microblogging service Twitter to help them determine the happiest and saddest states in the US. Scientists at the University of Vermont studied 10 million tweets posted from 373 different sites across the country, ranking the saddest and happiest states based on the frequency of happy and sad words posted onto the microblogging site. Hawaii was found to be the happiest state during the study,...

Facebook Promoted Friends Posts Program Draws The Ire Of Many
2013-02-18 07:44:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On Friday, Facebook officials announced a new program that will allow users to pay to promote content posted by their friends, but the new service has almost immediately started raising privacy-related red flags amongst members of the media and users of the social network. The reason people are concerned over the new program is that it does not require the permission of the person who originally published the posts, pictures, or...


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Kevin Rose
2013-09-19 13:20:50

Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...

David Karp
2013-09-19 09:22:17

David Karp, born July 6, 1986, is an American web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of the short-form blogging platform Tumblr. According to Forbes, Karp's net worth exceeds $200 million (US), and Tumblr has been valued at $800 million. On May 20, 2013, it was announced that Yahoo! and Tumblr had reached an agreement for the search engine to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion (US). Karp would remain as CEO of the company. Karp began his career as an intern under Fred...

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Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin