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US Supreme Court Shoots Down Google's Challenge Over Street View Lawsuit
2014-06-30 12:57:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google won't get its day in court – at least not with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The highest court in the land on Monday declined to hear Google Inc.'s lawsuit challenge. Google had sought to challenge a lawsuit that accused it of violating federal wiretap law when it accidentally collected emails and other personal data when building its popular Street View program. The Supreme Court left intact a September...

facebook emotions study
2014-06-29 05:16:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social media universe lit up this weekend with news that Facebook and social scientists from the social network as well as Cornell University and the University of California, San Francisco had manipulated news feeds for some 689,000 users without their knowledge or prior specific consent. If you frequent the redOrbit website, you may know that I wrote about the actual study approximately two weeks ago, detailing the exact nature...

2014-06-28 23:01:43

Profit By Outsourcing, #1 web design and development company in India is known for its excellent services of website development on all major platforms. New York (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Profit By Outsourcing, #1 web design and development company in India is known for its excellent services of website development on all major platforms. Profit by Outsourcing employs a team of experts who have a vast knowledge of website development and have worked for thousands of websites from all across...

2014-06-27 23:05:30

ShopSocially CEO, Jai Rawat shared strategies to achieve measurable social commerce success with limited resources at the recent IRCE conference. Jai co-presented with Plum District and Mezzmer who shared specific examples and metrics. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Jai Rawat, CEO of the leading social commerce platform ShopSocially, was invited to present at the recent IRCE conference. Jai, along with his co-presenters, Susan Kim, CEO of Plum District and Michael Lee, Founder at...

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,...


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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
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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