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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...

2014-07-08 23:03:48

Sneaky Media, LLC launches Sneakypost, the first app for iOS, Facebook, and web that makes social media posts self-destruct automatically along with the option to post anonymously. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 WARNING -- this Facebook Post will self-destruct in 5 minutes... or in 2 hours, or even 2 days, thanks to Sneakypost, a new iPhone, web, and Facebook app that recently debuted to five-star reviews. With other apps such as Secret and Snapchat making multi-billion dollar headlines...

2014-07-08 14:42:59

University of Oxford Researchers have developed a mathematical model to examine online social networks, in particular the trade-off between copying our friends and relying on 'best-seller' lists Researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Limerick, and the Harvard School of Public Health have developed a mathematical model to examine online social networks, in particular the trade-off between copying our friends and relying on 'best-seller' lists. The researchers...

2014-07-08 12:32:15

Tool transforms dreamed about Pins into savings wins MINNEAPOLIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrackIf, the free personal web tracking tool, has launched a new AutoTracking system that will allow online shoppers to track their Pinterest boards using the TrackIf Browser Button. Pinned products are then tracked automatically, and users are alerted daily about pinned items that have gone on sale or are back in stock. Once a user tracks a Pinterest board, TrackIf instantly extracts all product...

2014-07-08 12:29:18

Smart Calendar's Innovative, Expanded Offerings Help Users Track How They Spend Their Business and Personal Time In a Highly Visual, Unique Way PALO ALTO, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mynd Calendar, the powerful iOS "smart calendar" from Alminder Inc., today announced it has released a new version of its free, award-winning mobile smart calendar and scheduling app. The latest release includes significant improvements for free users, as well as the introduction of a paid upgrade called...

2014-07-07 23:03:14

Virtual Video Viewing 2014 – 2017: User Demand and Exhibition Transition - a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Audiences self-selecting into personal preference video through multiple device access points will watch 47.8 billion hours of programming in 2014, or 9.2% in equivalent TV viewing time, according to a publisher, site, aggregator and hosted network library share analytics report. The report, Virtual Video Viewing 2014...

2014-07-04 08:21:13

MANCHESTER, England, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Grow your Business with Pinterest [http://info.4imprint.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Pinterest.pdf?mkid=BP_PinJuly14 ]" is the latest Blue Paper from promotional products [http://www.4imprint.co.uk ] retailer 4imprint and is available now as a free download.happ The Blue Paper addresses how Pinterest could be an effective marketing tool for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and begins by outlining exactly what...

News Feed Study Leads Facebook To Issue A Public Apology
2014-07-03 08:57:18

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Sheryl Sandberg, the very likeable chief operating officer for Facebook and author of the popular and controversial 'Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,' was selected to be the public face for the social network's apology after it came to light the company, working with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and Cornell University, manipulated the news feeds of 689,003 of their users. Unfortunately,...


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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'