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Email Invites From LinkedIn Criticized As Spam, Lawsuit Filed
2014-06-13 13:45:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chances are we've all gotten one of those emails that says, "I'd like to add you to my professional network" from a friend, colleague or perhaps even a total stranger. These emails from "professional network" LinkedIn have become prevalent; but instead of being a helpful way to build connections, some users have argued the tactics used have blurred the line of spam. Some users have sued the company over its aggressive marketing...

2014-06-13 12:27:40

DoNotTrackMe's privacy technology automatically blocks all Facebook tracking and provides users with a fast, private alternative to logging in with Facebook. BOSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook tracks users' browsing across the Web by placing Like buttons and its Facebook Login on other websites. In the past they have stated they would not combine users' browsing history with their social identities, but now they have announced they will, and they will sell this to advertisers....

2014-06-13 08:22:49

SINGAPORE, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New and improved MoFutbol offers easy navigation, a cleaner user-interface, better content display with enhanced features. Follow the World Cup anywhere, anytime at mofutbol.com [http://mofutbol.com/_ ] In a major technical breakthrough, the most popular multimedia football mobile magazine, MoFutbol, has brought a fresh, sleek and app-like user interface to the mobile browser, easy 'touch and swipe' navigation, and highly dynamic...

2014-06-12 23:09:25

Ibotta Inc., the leading mobile shopping app which offers users cash back on purchases, has launched the latest 2.4 version of its app, which includes a new Social Saving feature. This new feature will enable Ibotta’s three million users to save even more money by capitalizing on the power of collective team earning. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Ibotta Inc., the leading mobile shopping app which offers users cash back on purchases, has launched the latest 2.4 version of its...

Facebook Giving Users Some Control Over Ads, Taking Some Away
2014-06-12 15:49:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social media giant Facebook announced this week it would change the way it displays ads. They will now provide users with an option to see why a specific ad is being displayed, and will also allow users to adjust their interest profile and make changes to lessen irrelevant ads and increase the more appealing ones. The social network also announced it will strip away some of the control over ads and instead track a user's web and...

2014-06-11 12:33:17

Badgeville for Communities provides out-of-the-box integration with leading community & collaboration platforms REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Badgeville, the global leader in gamification, today announced the launch of Badgeville for Communities, its next generation solution to add game, reputation, and social mechanics to leading community and collaboration products. The new Badgeville for Communities product will easily integrate with the popular enterprise social...

2014-06-11 08:25:31

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who enjoy finding the perfect quote for every occasion, Quotery.com (http://www.quotery.com) has distinguished itself as a clear leader in that regard. Quotery.com's clean design and smoothly efficient user interface set it apart from the bulk of unattractive, cluttered and often uninformative quotation sites that litter the web. Now, the site has added user profiles to the mix as part of building community and interaction...

2014-06-10 23:09:40

One-click deployment of apps and environments for any version of Ruby, new API and marketplace expands Jelastic’s enterprise cloud capabilities. New York City, Cloud Computing Expo (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Jelastic, the first company to deliver Platform-as-Infrastructure combining both PaaS and IaaS into a single, turnkey cloud solution, today announced the general availability of Platform-as-Infrastructure (PaI) 2.2. The new version broadens Jelastic’s enterprise cloud and...

2014-06-10 23:04:01

Deep product integrations, demonstrated customer success and engineering support elevate company to new partner status. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 An essential utility for coordinating work for more than 43,000 organizations, Smartsheet today announced it is one of the first ISVs to become a Google Apps Premier Technology Partner. To qualify for the Premier Partner status, companies must demonstrate higher levels of competency and performance in their ability to integrate their...

2014-06-10 12:37:52

With in-stream interactive posts, Shoppost provides a fast and easy way to view, buy and share products within social networks - all for free SEATTLE, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoppost launched today as the first in-stream e-commerce app for online retailers to sell to their customers, friends and followers on popular social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+. Patent-pending Shoppost is a free, easy-to-use app that gathers your product information and pulls it...


Latest Web 2.0 Reference Libraries

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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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