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YouTube Offers New Features, Including Creator Studio For Mobile
2014-06-27 14:32:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Google showcased a number of new Android offerings this week at its I/O Conference, Friday became YouTube's turn to show off. At the VidCon conference in Anaheim, YouTube introduced new features that are aimed at helping users reach global audiences, grow their business and make videos that are “even more awesome.” "We came to Anaheim today to offer them a sneak preview of new features and updates we’re releasing in the...

Facebook Fights Manhattan DA Over Demands For User Accounts
2014-06-27 10:18:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The New York Times reported on Thursday that social media giant Facebook is facing off with the Manhattan district attorney. The fight reportedly revolves around the government's demand for the contents of hundreds of Facebook accounts. Confidential legal documents, which were unsealed on Wednesday, revealed that the social network has argued that Manhattan prosecutors last summer allegedly violated the constitutional rights of its...

2014-06-26 23:09:09

Software company expands focus beyond Facebook apps and offers products that work anywhere on the web. Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 After three years of being a self-service software platform that businesses use to publish custom Facebook Page apps, ShortStack has revamped their platform to be a tool that businesses can use to create Campaigns that can be published anywhere online, in addition to Facebook. ShortStack Campaigns are mobile and desktop friendly. “In the last year...

2014-06-26 23:07:51

Real Story Group Evaluates 25 Major Collaboration & Social Vendors Boston (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 A growing number of third-party vendors has emerged to provide alternatives for adding social capabilities to Microsoft SharePoint, according to new research by independent analyst firm Real Story Group (http://www.realstorygroup.com). RSG's newly released version 5.0 of its Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Report evaluates 25 vendors, including Microsoft SharePoint, as...

2014-06-26 23:04:01

Unlock stories with the new Keepsayk iPhone app that creates beautiful, shareable scrapbooks right from an iPhone. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Chicago startup Keepsayk LLC has introduced an entirely new way to capture life as it happens with its new app called Keepsayk, available now on the Apple App Store. The app effortlessly creates beautiful, shareable scrapbooks using photos, video and text, right from an iPhone or iPod Touch. It’s the instant scrapbook™. The app is...

2014-06-26 08:32:54

DALLAS, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SourcingLine, a leading research firm focused on providing independent, quantitative analysis of leading IT services firms to support procurement decisions in small, medium and large enterprises, just announced Perfectial, LLC, with offices in Frisco, TX and Europe, as a Top 10 .Net and Ruby on Rails development firm nationwide. SourcingLine's, Leaders Matrix, a proprietary framework that maps firms' focus areas and their ability to deliver,...

2014-06-26 08:23:54

Former Urban Airship and Skype exec joins Swrve to drive global expansion and mass adoption SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swrve, the world's leading mobile marketing automation platform, today announced that Christopher S. Dean has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by the company's Board of Directors. Dean will be responsible for overseeing Swrve's entire business operation and is tasked with driving global expansion and mass adoption. Photo -...

Facebook Releases Current Employee Diversity Figures
2014-06-26 08:10:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media giant Facebook claims to have more than a billion users worldwide, so there is likely a lot of diversity among those who connect through the social network. There is not the same amount of social diversity at the company however, and Facebook announced it has plans to change and become more diverse. Facebook's newly released employee diversity report revealed that 69 percent of its employees are male, which isn't...

2014-06-25 23:07:12

Europe’s most popular website selects Scality for 10PB video storage system. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Dailymotion is one of the world’s largest video sites with 120 million unique visitors, more than 2.5B monthly video views and 300K to 600K simultaneous VoD sessions. Dailymotion has selected Scality to provide content archiving and to feed its direct to consumer VoD streaming system for Dailymotion’s 40+ million titles, each of which is encoded in seven different...

2014-06-25 12:25:28

Library and information science education funding supports building diverse workforce CHICAGO and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Libraries serve as the foundation for life-long learning in our society but as they transform, the need for a new generation of culturally diverse librarians becomes critical. The American Library Association (ALA) announced Library Champion ProQuest will broaden the scope of its longstanding support for the Spectrum Scholarship Program....


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Reid Hoffman
2013-09-19 09:30:28

Reid Hoffman, born August 5, 1967, is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching. Hoffman was born in Stanford, California, the son of Deanna Ruth Rutter and William Parker Hoffman, Jr. and grew up in Berkeley, California. He attended high school at The Putney School, where he farmed maple syrup, drove oxen and studied epistemology. He graduated from...

Kobo Arc
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Arc is a tablet computer produced and released by Kobo Inc. in November, 2012. It has a 7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is the second model produced by Kobo, the first was the Kobo Vox. It comes in black or white with Wi-Fi, a micro USB port, a headphone jack, and dual speakers. It has a dual core CPU, 1 GB Ram, and 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage. It has a rechargeable battery with ten hours of reading and two weeks stand by. It is capable of...

Social Networking Service
2013-01-27 09:02:30

A social networking service is an online service provided to the public for social interaction between families, friends, and also for gaining new friends over the internet. These networks often include such services as e-mail and instant messaging. Social networks are found worldwide and used by half of the world’s population in some form or another. In 2011 a survey revealed 47 percent of adults and 73 percent of teens use a social networking service. You can use these services to...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.