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2011-03-06 08:55:00

Google's Chief Executive Eric Schmidt announced Friday that Brazil is on its way to becoming the company's sixth largest global market, as it opens new offices in the Latin American country.The top dog in Internet search saw its revenue in the region surge in 2010 riding the waves of economic growth, with countries showing growth of 50-100 percent last year."That means you're almost doubling (revenue) every year," Schmidt told Reuters at its company office in Buenos Aires. "That's a lot due...

2010-11-30 10:26:00

HAMBURG, Germany, November 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From Hamburg to South America: Bigpoint continues its international expansion. Today the free-to-play online-game developer and publisher announced the opening of a new office in Sao Paolo, Brazil's largest city. The new office is Bigpoint's fifth, after Hamburg, Berlin, Malta, and San Francisco. As of January 2011, the new location is expected to serve as the workplace for approximately ten employees, who will be responsible for...

2010-08-25 10:09:00

MUMBAI, India, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on traffic to Social Networking sites in India, revealing that Facebook.com grabbed the number one ranking in the category for the first time in July with 20.9 million visitors, up 179 percent versus year ago. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) "The...

2009-10-19 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Combo Adds is the first friend-adding website of its kind that offers a free, user-friendly interface to market profiles on multiple social networks at the same time. Users will have access to an effective way to promote profiles, increase views, subscriptions, followers, and friends without spam. The VIP points program entices users to add friends and click links that drive traffic to profiles on some of the most popular social networking sites....

2009-09-14 11:12:00

RESTON, Va., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world today released a study focusing on Google's relative dominance in the two emerging Internet markets of India and Brazil. As background, Google Sites ranked as the most visited Internet property worldwide with 854 million unique visitors age 15 and older in July, an increase of 18-percent during the past year. Nearly 75 percent of all Internet users worldwide visited the...

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2009-04-09 08:10:00

Facebook has added another 100 million people to its user base over the past eight months, officially signing up its 200 millionth user on Wednesday.  The number of Facebook users now exceeds the populations of Japan and Brazil.  The popular online social network was initially only available to college students when the site officially launched in 2004.  But its growth has surged since it began allowing anyone to sign up. How long such growth can continue is unclear. ...

2009-03-26 12:25:00

Rapid Growth Supported by New Features and Categories Launched in First Quarter of 2009 WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial (www.livingsocial.com), the social discovery tool for reviewing, sharing and organizing favorite things, today announced its new "Pick Your Five" feature, a viral phenomenon that has soared at a rate of up to 150,000 new users per hour, with more than 6 million new users creating 9 million lists in the first week since launching on Facebook. Now with a...

2009-02-17 10:00:00

RESTON, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report on the top social networking sites in India, finding that visitation to the site category increased 51 percent from the previous year to more than 19 million visitors in December 2008. The study also found that global social networking brands continued to gain prominence in India during the year, with Orkut, Facebook, hi5, LinkedIn and MySpace...

2009-01-28 08:00:00

New Community Feed Showcases More Than 100 Million Items Catalogued by 7 Million Users WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial (www.livingsocial.com), the social discovery tool for reviewing, sharing and organizing favorite things, kicked off 2009 by integrating with Facebook Connect and introducing new features that make it even easier and more fun for its 7 million users to discover and share real world interests. The company launched a new TV shows category with content...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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