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2014-10-08 08:24:23

Enhancements to Further Support Audience Growth of 170 Percent over Past Six Months IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Myspace today unveiled a series of platform enhancements designed to deliver on its commitment to providing an engaging and social user experience for music fans around the world. New partnerships with digital music networks and user experience improvements combine to advance users' ability to discover new artists and enable musicians to strengthen connections with...

2014-10-08 08:23:00

BEIJING, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE: YOKU), China's leading Internet television company ("Youku Tudou" or the "Company"), today announced the addition of two members to its leadership team - Teddy Gu as Chief Product Officer, and Jerry Li as Senior Vice President. As Chief Product Officer, Teddy Gu will be responsible for the Group's product strategy and operations, and drive the Group's direct-to-consumer businesses. Teddy Gu has become Youku Tudou's first...

2014-10-08 08:20:45

Content Partnerships Provide Automotive Manufacturers With Broadening Selection of Internet Radio Content for Connected Drivers SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbiquity®, a leader in connected car technology and service delivery, today announced the addition of two streaming content providers--Slacker® Radio and Stitcher--to its Choreo(TM) cloud-based connected car services platform and Driver Experience infotainment delivery offering. Slacker, a leading digital music...

Facebook Audience Network
2014-10-08 07:24:13

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook’s mobile advertising network, which allows ads to be placed not just throughout the social media website but also in third-party mobile apps, is getting set to expand, various media outlets reported on Tuesday. According to Cade Metz of Wired.com, the social network has extended an invite to all mobile developers and publishers to join the Facebook Audience Network. The network, which launched in January, allows developers...

2014-10-07 23:13:40

Apps for Android and iOS launched, support for HTML5-only browsers enhanced Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 InetSoft Technology (http://www.inetsoft.com), a pioneer in mashup-driven Big Data analytics and reporting, has announced the general availability of the latest release of its Style Intelligence business intelligence platform. Headlining the dozens of enhancements is the introduction of native apps for Android and iOS devices, plus full support for HTML5 for organizations...

whatsapp facebook
2014-10-07 05:33:55

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several months after initially announcing plans to acquire messaging service WhatsApp, Facebook has confirmed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the multi-billion dollar deal was officially complete. The social media giant first revealed in February that it would acquire the real-time messaging network in a deal initially reported to be worth $4 billion in cash and $12 billion worth of Facebook...

facebook health
2014-10-06 07:32:18

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is currently considering entering the healthcare field by creating online support communities to connect social media users dealing with the same medical conditions, as well as launching new preventative care applications to help people improve their overall well-being, according to media reports published late last week. Reuters reporters Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic, who broke the story on Friday, cited three sources...

2014-10-04 06:49:23

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Commission, acting under the EU Merger Regulations as the central European anti-trust body, has authorized the proposed acquisition of WhatsApp Inc. by Facebook, both US- based operations. As a result of the ruling, Facebook, already the largest and most popular social media site in the world, looks set to cement its leading position and to compete more strongly in the mobile messaging market. The deal was given the green...

2014-10-03 23:07:35

New free music download platform U-Songs is all set to make the process of music download legal and transparent like never before. Unlike other similar services, U-Songs will pay the full royalty to all artists and producers though users will have no cost access to over 14 million popular songs. New York, NY, USA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 U-Songs, an online music download service with a difference, is ready for the launch of their exceptional service platform. A privately held corporation,...

Facebook Issues New Guidelines Following Controversial Research
2014-10-03 08:37:55

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Facebook, the world’s largest social media network, has acknowledged concerns about some of its research activities, in particular the way it secretly manipulated News Feeds in a 2012 study. The covert "experiment" involved almost 700,000 Facebook users and when the details became public they raised a storm of protest. While not exactly an abject apology, the  company’s statement Research at Facebook admits that "there are things...

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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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