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2014-07-22 16:30:32

RESTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced it will report its second quarter 2014 financial results before U.S. financial markets open on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. In conjunction with this announcement, management will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET) to discuss the Company's financial results....

2014-07-22 16:29:49

Facebook Spending Up 100 Percent As Amazon Tops $1 Million For First Time SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent $5.03 million on lobbying in the second quarter of 2014, matching a company record and well ahead of spending by 14 other technology and communications companies, according to records just filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and analyzed today by Consumer Watchdog. Google's spending matched its record amount for a...

2014-07-22 16:25:08

Abbey provides the key to unlocking each individual's life fulfillment MAITLAND, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In her new book, THE CALLING: Are You Following The Master's Voice? ($10.99, paperback, 9781629520940; $5.99, e-book, 9781629520957) Mercy Abbey seeks to empower, exhort and equip readers to discover and maximize their "why" for living, in order to experience true fulfillment. According to the author, readers' lives should be without limits. Mercy emphasizes...

2014-07-22 12:35:07

As some hotels forgo in-room dining offerings, travelers look to other food options CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many Americans, hotel room service is considered a travel luxury; however, data from PFK Hospitality Research(1 )suggests that room service revenues fell 9.5 percent from 2010 to 2012, with some hotels shuttering unprofitable operations altogether. As hoteliers start to rethink their room service offerings, data from GrubHub Inc., the nation's leading online and...

2014-07-22 12:35:01

Of the 500 leading Latin American e-retailers ranked in Internet Retailer's just-published 2014 Latin America 500 guide, 299 are Brazilian and their collective web sales increased 23.44% in 2013. CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic growth, broader Internet penetration and the proliferation of inexpensive mobile devices that enable more consumers to shop online are all driving strong e-commerce growth in Latin America in general and Brazil in particular. The country home...

2014-07-22 12:27:24

Fans Everywhere can Collaboratively "Fannotate" Stories, Games and Images SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikia, the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture expertise, today announces the debut of Wikia Maps, a product designed to enhance Wikia's collaborative chronicles for fans, by fans. Wikia's fan insider group, Community Council, has been able to beta test Wikia Maps until today when the product becomes widely...

2014-07-22 08:40:41

HONG KONG, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the U.S.'s leading online ordering platforms, delivery.com has expanded internationally for the first time with a Hong Kong debut. Soft launched this past spring, delivery.com Hong Kong (hk.delivery.com) is now publicly available to corporate customers to satisfy a hungry demand amongst corporate employees who wish to order meals from their favorite restaurants to their offices. The platform offers a user-friendly, online ordering...

2014-07-22 08:39:25

AtTask helps enterprise teams identify and prioritize their work in a fraction of the time of traditional project management tools SILICON SLOPES, Utah, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On any given day, work requests seem to come in from every direction--drive-bys, meetings, emails, and perhaps the random sticky note left on the desk. Without a single source to manage these requests, it is hard to gather and prioritize the workload because of the lack of visibility into the business impact of...

2014-07-22 08:38:52

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a technology company committed to enabling innovation through the licensing of its intellectual property, today announced an update on its lawsuit against Blue Coat Systems Inc. (Blue Coat). Finjan Holdings' subsidiary Finjan, Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Blue Coat on August 28, 2013 (5:13-cv-03999-BLF (NDCA)). In accordance with the local patent rules of the U.S. District Court for the...

2014-07-22 08:37:46

-- ObservePoint's research reveals that more money thrown at marketing technology doesn't always produce better results -- PROVO, Utah, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by tag auditing company, ObservePoint, found that the top 100 online retailers as ranked by Internet Retailer still lags behind the Internet Retailer's 501-600 in data quality, despite leveraging more marketing technology. This research was presented at the 2014 Internet Retailer Conference and...


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Kevin Rose
2013-09-19 13:20:50

Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...

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...

David Karp
2013-09-19 09:22:17

David Karp, born July 6, 1986, is an American web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of the short-form blogging platform Tumblr. According to Forbes, Karp's net worth exceeds $200 million (US), and Tumblr has been valued at $800 million. On May 20, 2013, it was announced that Yahoo! and Tumblr had reached an agreement for the search engine to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion (US). Karp would remain as CEO of the company. Karp began his career as an intern under Fred...

Mark Zuckerberg
2013-08-21 06:38:05

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of April 2013, Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc., and in 2013 his personal wealth was estimated to be US $16.8 billion. Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes,...

Jack Dorsey
2013-08-04 08:08:18

Jack Dorsey, born November 19, 1976, is an American web developer and businessman widely known as the creator of Twitter and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company. In 2008, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. For 2012, The Wall Street Journal gave him the "Innovator of the Year Award" for technology. Jack Dorsey is best known as the creator of Twitter. Growing up in St. Louis, Dorsey became...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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