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Google Offers A Helping Hand With New Helpouts
2013-11-06 13:42:50

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google quietly launched Helpouts, a one-on-one how-to video extension of its Hangouts. The new portal offers fee-based experts in areas such as arts and music, computers and electronics, cooking, education and careers, fashion and beauty, fitness and nutrition, health, and home and garden. Experts can offer services via video to give internet users information to accomplish goals, whether it is fixing a leaky faucet, cooking a gourmet...

Microsoft May Rival Google In Wearable Smart Electronics Market
2013-10-22 16:16:06

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday Microsoft could be looking to develop wearable smart glasses that could compete with the technology developed by rival Google. The paper cited "people familiar with the matter," but offered no details about the state of prototypes or whether this is a serious effort to enter the wearable technology market. Last week research firm Gartner forecast how the wearable smart electronics market could...

2013-09-29 23:03:56

San Francisco SOMA district’s corner of Market and 8th Streets blanketed by huge advertising canvases displayed on new 22 story apartment complex. Innovative advertising campaign was picked up by Wall Street Journal. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 1190 Mission at Trinity Place (http://www.1190missionapts.com/), San Francisco’s newest apartment complex with luxury apartments for rent in the SOMA neighborhood, is proud to announce that its new advertising canvases have...

2013-09-19 23:36:18

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman encourages the launch of a New York State transportation study aimed at improving safety along a 14-mile stretch of road where eight pedestrians have died since 2009. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Attorney at Law David Perecman supports a new study being launched by New York State transportation officials. According to The Wall Street Journal (9.13.13), the study is aimed at improving safety along a 14-mile stretch of road where a...

150 Million Now Use Instagram, Company Eyes Advertising Revenue
2013-09-09 08:40:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Instagram is set to begin running ads in users’ feeds, a move many have been expecting since its famous $1 billion buyout by Facebook in 2012. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Instagram’s head at Facebook, Emily White, is already looking to sign on advertisers to the photo sharing network. This could be a difficult task, of course, as many brands already use Instagram as a part of their marketing campaigns...

Medical Trials Offer Positive Results For Specific Class Of Diabetes Drug
2013-09-03 07:59:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While a new class of diabetes pill known as DPP-4 inhibitors does not appear to increase a person’s risk of heart attack, there is some indication that there could be other negative cardiovascular effects associated with the drugs. According to Reuters reporter Ben Hirschler, some of the medications – which are a class of oral hypoglycemics that block a protein that plays a major role in glucose metabolism – were linked to a...

2013-08-31 23:19:00

Up to 73% of Business Owners Are Spending More, Planning to Hire and Predict Higher Revenues for 2013 Per A Wall Street Journal Study And Other Economic Indicators Barrington, RI (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Small business owners are bullish on themselves and their enterprises, according to a new Wall Street Journal survey published this week showing a surge in optimism by small business owners during July and August. “Small just might be the new black when it comes to business these...

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