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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...

2014-10-02 12:27:31

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baydin, the innovative startup behind the industry's best-selling email productivity tools, today announced the latest release of Boomerang for Android, featuring Boomerang's new location awareness email feature that notifies you about pre-set scheduled emails the moment you arrive at a specific location. Additional features include new widgets that allow users to fully customize the way they view and access email on their phones,...

2014-10-02 08:27:15

Titles Accessible Across Multiple Platforms for $8.99 Per Month TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin (www.Harlequin.com), one of the world's leading publishers of books for women, today announced that it has entered into a one-year agreement with Scribd, the world's largest digital library and book subscription service. Scribd will be the exclusive subscription partner for 15,000 titles from Harlequin's extensive backlist. Titles from a variety of...

2014-10-01 23:12:29

Report Reveals Salary Potential for Common Careers by Major & Best Schools by Salary Potential for Specific Majors; Humanities Majors Can Benefit from Enhancing Their Education with STEM Skills to Stand Out from Their Peers in the Job Market Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 PayScale, Inc. today announced PayScale 2014-15 College Salary Report Part 2: Majors & Careers. “For the 21st century, it is more important for students to align their passions and interests with...

2014-10-01 23:03:17

Burgeoning LA technology & innovation scene's rockstars come together tomorrow for startup event. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 On Thursday, October 2, 2014 some of the most successful and influential entrepreneurs in the world, along with hundreds of venture capitalists and angels, will come together in one room to network, learn and be inspired. They’re all here to participate in the fourth annual Vator Splash LA, one of the nation’s most highly anticipated...

2014-10-01 12:27:55

Global movement will unite Bay area designers, developers, scientists and innovators to explore new scientific concepts and solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Hack Day, a global grassroots science movement aimed at empowering scientific innovation, today announced it will host, in cooperation with Thomson Reuters EndNote, San Francisco's fifth annual Science Hack Day event October 4-5 at software company GitHub's headquarters on Brannan Street. On Saturday, October...

2014-10-01 08:41:31

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Switch Communications, previously known as Firespotter Labs, announced the launch of Switch.co today. Created for today's mobile workforce, Switch.co is a cloud-based, business-grade phone system that works across all devices and platforms including iOS, Android, Mac, PC, Linux, and even the old desktop phone. Switch.co seeks to revolutionize the experience of the 190 million business phone users in the US alone, starting with Google Apps...

2014-10-01 08:28:13

Global movement will unite Bay area designers, developers, scientists and innovators to explore new scientific concepts and solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Hack Day, a global grassroots science movement aimed at empowering scientific innovation, today announced it will host, in cooperation with Thomson Reuters EndNote, San Francisco's fifth annual Science Hack Day event October 4-5 at software company GitHub's headquarters on Brannan Street. On Saturday, October...

facebook atlas advertising
2014-09-30 04:22:55

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is set to take advantage of the uniquely large amount of data it has on its users by applying it to advertising across the web, effectively helping partners follow people around the Internet and push direct marketing at them wherever they go. The company’s advertising technology allows targeted marketing across devices, and will help mount a more direct challenge to Google. Facebook bought the marketing tool Atlas from...

2014-09-29 23:13:06

PhotoSextant is a cloud based Facebook application supporting uploading mobile and Facebook photos to world (Google) map through a mobile application and a website. Sextant is a navigational instrument, invented by Newton, used mainly by sailors to find their location. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 http://youtu.be/X4EF9E_VMlcc The mobile application is designed to send a photo from user’s phone (camera or gallery) along with location data to the back end system where placed on the world...


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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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