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2014-07-16 12:25:02

DUBLIN, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Music on Demand Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Music on demand is a service that allows customers to listen to and download music. High-quality music is made available for purchase, access and play back by the service provider. In this type of service, the service provider purchases digital rights from music recording companies....

2014-07-15 23:12:36

Firedrive, a leading secure cloud storage service, today announced the debut of its new Firedrive for Gmail™ extension, available immediately for download. With the new extension, users from all over the world can easily send and receive large files to anyone in any location without leaving their Gmail™ accounts. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Firedrive, a leading secure cloud storage services offered to users at no cost, is excited to announce the introduction of its new...

Young Women Who Post Sexy Social Media Photos Are Seen As Less Competent
2014-07-15 03:21:51

Oregon State University Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as Facebook are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks, a new study from Oregon State University indicates. “This is a clear indictment of sexy social media photos,” said researcher Elizabeth Daniels, an assistant professor of psychology who studies the effect of media on girls’ body image. Daniels’...

Privacy Advocates Leery Of New Facebook-Nielsen Partnership
2014-07-15 12:22:12

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Nielsen is leveraging an expanded partnership with Facebook to learn more about the age and gender of viewers on mobile devices. In an ever more connected age, one could not be faulted for thinking that one of the last bastions of privacy would be in their television viewing. The announcement today of a new partnership between Nielsen and Facebook, however, is just another example of how our privacy is being systematically...

2014-07-15 08:25:55

ProQuest integrates Flow research management and collaboration solution with Summon discovery service SEATTLE, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing the value of libraries as the hub for university research, ProQuest is transforming end-to-end researcher workflows by integrating Flow((TM)), a research management and collaboration solution, with the Summon(®) discovery service. Serving as the digital front door to the library, the Summon service provides discovery of academic...

2014-07-11 23:07:17

Brian Solis to Keynote PR News’ Next Practices Social Media Summit (Social Media, Crisis, Leadership, Branding) Aug. 12 in San Francisco New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Digital analyst, business strategist, futurist and author Brian Solis will keynote PR News' Next Practices Social Media Summit on August 12 at the Westin San Francisco. In his keynote on-stage interview with PR News, Solis will share insights from his latest book, “What’s the Future of Business?” and present...

give it up already
2014-07-10 15:16:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We've all heard the adage that the struggle to form a habit, good or bad, requires 21 days of consistent and mindful action. Unfortunately, the myth behind the three-week transformation was exposed in an excellent article written by Jason Selk with Forbes last year. In it, he detailed a two-pronged continual approach originally conceived by esteemed business coach Tom Bartow that consists of 'the Honeymoon' and 'the Fight-Thru'....

Silent Circle Looks To Take On Skype, Offer More Security In Calls
2014-07-10 14:12:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online International phone calls can be expensive but in recent years Voice Over IP (VoIP) have offered an affordable alternative. The downside has been that these aren't exactly secure. Last October Microsoft-owned Skype was investigated by Luxembourg’s data protection commission over its alleged secret links to the National Security Agency (NSA), and the PRISM spy program. Businesses seeking a more secure line could find a Skype...

2014-07-10 08:25:42

In response to Facebook's controversial mood experiment involving some 700,000 unwitting users, a new initiative has launched an experiment of its own -- determining how life without Facebook impacts user happiness. LEIDEN, The Netherlands, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The non-profit initiative, known as "99 Days of Freedom," asks users to refrain from Facebook use for a period of 99 consecutive days and report-back on how the hiatus affects personal notions of happiness. The...

2014-07-10 04:20:58

Following an article posted on Mashable.com, fishbat a leading online marketing firm, confirms how to avoid Facebook's algorithm and how to keep customer's engaged. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- fishbat, a leading online marketing firm, responds to an article published by Mashable which explains in eight ways how it is possible to beat Facebook's algorithms and keep clients engaged. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140708/125349 The article posted...


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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