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2014-09-24 16:24:24

ON24 Webcast Elite Leads the Industry in Innovation, Marketing Ecosystem Integration SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ON24, the global leader in webinar-based marketing solutions that drive demand generation and customer engagement, has announced unprecedented market traction over the first half of 2014, especially with its industry-leading solution for the business user, ON24 Webcast Elite. The company exceeded its financial goals, added a record number of new...

2014-09-24 16:23:36

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitch Williams, former Major League Baseball pitcher and television broadcaster, today filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County, against MLB Network, and the publisher of the sports website Deadspin.com, Gawker Media LLC and Gawker Media Group, Inc. The suit alleges that in May 2014, Mr. Williams was the victim of false and anonymous statements published by Gawker concerning his child's baseball game. The suit...

2014-09-24 12:34:04

Leading Twitter Analytics Company Rebrands Itself and Launches Affinity Graphs for Twitter Users. NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PeekAnalytics, the premier provider of Twitter audience demographics, today announced the launch of version 2.0 of its platform, and that it is changing its name to StatSocial. The company also announced a new board of directors. StatSocial features a new depth of analytics including a highly detailed interest and affinity graph which allows users...

2014-09-24 12:32:44

CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Yahoo! (Nasdaq:YHOO-Free Report), Google (Nasdaq:GOOGL-Free Report), Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN-Free Report), Facebook (Nasdaq:FB-Free Report) and ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE-Free Report)....

2014-09-24 12:26:51

Platform Enhancements Help Publishers be Even More Effective in Distributing Their Content to Social Networks NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SocialFlow, a social relationship platform that powers social media distribution for publishers, marketers, and agencies, announced today the launch of key new updates to its SocialFlow for Publishers offering. These updates bring new paid amplification and analytics capabilities to bear to meet the unique needs of publishers as they...

2014-09-24 12:25:51

Data and analysis informs usage and value of library resources SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Canterbury recently selected Intota(TM) Assessment (http://www.proquest.com/products-services/intota-assessment.html) from ProQuest as the best solution to address challenges in evaluating usage of their libraries' collections and making collection management decisions based on evidence. Detailed overlap analysis helps a library determine what resources to renew,...

2014-09-24 12:21:24

Service to Provide Government, Corporate Security, and Media with Insightful Situational Awareness NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flashpoint Global Partners, a leading software and data services provider of threat intelligence from the Deep and Dark Web for corporations and governments, today announced the launch of its Jihadist Threat Intelligence subscription service available immediately online at https://fpjintel.com. Leveraging the expertise of Flashpoint's world-class...

2014-09-24 08:33:19

3dcart's integration with Veratad's age verification solution will protect children from unauthorized access to age restricted content and merchandise, while protecting online merchants from potential compliance liability. TEANECK, N.J. and TAMARAC, Fla., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veratad Technologies, LLC (www.veratad.com), a world-class provider of virtual age and identity verification solutions, and 3dcart, a comprehensive shopping cart software provider, announced today an...

2014-09-24 08:32:26

MIAMI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iguama announced today that ecommerce pioneer Bruce Matthews will join the company as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Iguama is the online shopping mall where Latinos can discover and buy all the things they can't get at home. The marketplace provides a social environment in which US brands and stores can connect with consumers in Latin America directly and handles every aspect of fulfillment out of the United States...

2014-09-24 08:32:02

As IT Service, Asset & Operations Management Continues the Rapid Move to the Cloud, Numerify Answers the Call for Unified IT Business Analytics CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Numerify, a cloud-based analytics company focused on the Business of IT, today announced it has raised $15M in an oversubscribed Series B funding round, led by Sequoia Capital. Numerify has received a total of more than $23M in financing to date, including a Series A round of $8.25M led by Lightspeed...


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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'