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Songza Acquired By Google, No Immediate Service Changes Expected
2014-07-02 09:44:49

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Google Inc. announced that it had acquired streaming music service Songza, and while the terms of the deal were not disclosed online reports suggested that Google paid far more than a song for the service. The New York Times reported that a person briefed on the deal, but was not authorized to speak about its terms, said that Google may have paid more than $39 million for the music service. On its Google+ page the tech giant...

Microsoft Reveals Tougher Email Encryption After Google Remarks
2014-07-01 14:12:05

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Google Inc. called out rival email providers for not providing enough encryption for their respective users' email accounts. Some of those rivals apparently took notice and quickly addressed the issue. On Tuesday Cnet reported that Microsoft unveiled tougher encryption standards for its web-based email and some cloud services. Google's latest transparency report suggested that less than 50 percent of emails received by...

2014-06-30 23:12:05

Shane Michaels releases a review of Video Traffic Academy, a course developed by James Wedmore to help online marketers increase website traffic using videos. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Video Traffic Academy, James Wedmore’s latest course developed to help entrepreneurs, business owners, and marketers drive more traffic to their website using tips, tricks, and advice for the creation and optimization of YouTube videos has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an...

2014-06-30 23:10:41

Mobile marketing automation platform seeks to turn marketers into data scientists by helping them find and optimize the most valuable users for their applications. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Mobile marketing automation platform Gallop Labs, a BNOTIONS product, today announced that it won the Facebook Innovation Competition in the Mobile App solutions category. The competition invites Preferred Marketing Developers (PMDs) from all over the world to build new tools to help...

2014-06-30 23:09:56

Turn-key solution helps marketers reach customers and prospects on Facebook using paid search keyword activity. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Kenshoo (http://www.Kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, today announced that its recently released digital marketing targeting solution, Intent-Driven Audiences (IDA) has been named a winner in the Facebook Innovation Competition for the online sales category. Kenshoo IDA matches clicks on search...

2014-06-30 23:06:09

BlogHer, Inc., the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women, welcomes Skype as the Official Communications Sponsor of the 10th Annual BlogHer Conference, the largest event for bloggers and social media influencers in the nation. Created to help people do things together whenever they’re apart, Skype’s text, voice and video solutions will be used to power everyday conference communications and enhance opportunities for attendees to connect leading up to the...

2014-06-30 20:21:55

Enhancing the public image and perception of Miami's inhabitants is becoming increasingly important due to its booming real estate market and the launch of Bravo's TV show, Million Dollar Listing Miami. MIAMI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet has become an invaluable asset to selling yourself and your capabilities from work to romance. With the popularity of social media and online dating worldwide, self-employed entrepreneurs and realtors in Miami have seen the increasing...

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...


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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Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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