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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Why LinkedIn could be the next online dating site

Citing LinkedIn's 300 million-user network, the important information contained in individual profiles and the ability through LinkedUp to filter by age, industry and location, the Inc. piece suggests that trust plays a role : "Having even a remote connection between two users increases credibility and helps users feel safe meeting one another in ... (more)


Related Topix: Online Dating

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news, strong manufacturing data

The Toronto stock market was set for a sharply higher open Thursday amid encouraging Chinese and European manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Financial Markets, World News, China

8 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Student Expelled After Same-Sex Marriage Accepted at Another School

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.


Related Topix: Southwestern Christian University, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Biz Break: Gilead raking in massive cash from hepatitis C drug Sovaldi

Today: Gilead's expensive, breakthrough hepatitis drug gives a huge boost to profits and revenues.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Lady Gaga Gushes over Boyfriend's Romantic Gesture

Lady Gaga and her boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney , are generally private about their relationship, but she took to her social networking site recently to gush about something romantic he did for her.


Related Topix: Chicago Fire, Entertainment, Television, Taylor Kinney

News Observer

Business Highlights

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, New York

Facebook profit soars and revenue beats expectations

Facebook turned in another strong financial performance in its second quarter, as profit soared and revenue beat Wall Street expectations for the ninth consecutive quarter.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


Get Paid for Posts? Social Networking's New Twist

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Marketing, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

National Public Radio

A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone

But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The Bennington Banner

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Thanh Nein News

Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify at N.Y. forgery trial: prosecutors

The government will call Mark Zuckerberg to testify against an upstate New York man accused of trying to cheat the billionaire founder of Facebook Inc out of half his stake in the social media company, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Buffalo, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Police: Grey Goose thief laid an egg on his way out

Police believe they may know the brazen thief who stole two bottles of vodka from Jay's Liquors at 134 River St. Monday about 10:45 p.m. But the friendly shoplifter made sure to say hello to the clerk on duty and call him by name, said Sgt.


Related Topix: Action TV, Entertainment, Newfields, NH

The Town Talk

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

But the trip was no surprise to those closest to him, who would regularly receive calls from Mendoza, 25, during his spontaneous travels around the world.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Arizona State University,

The Washington Post

Mexico's circuses caught up in animal rights spat

Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, as a growing movement to ban circus animals meets growing anger from circus workers.


Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News

Business Journal

LinkedIn to buy Bizo for $175 million

Moving deeper into business-to-business commerce, LinkedIn has agreed to buy Bizo, a online marketing company dedicated to reaching companies, for $175 million.


Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Bizo, Marketing

KASH-FM Anchorage

Reba McEntire Debuts 'Pray For Peace'

Reba McEntire is unveiling her new song, "Pray For Peace." The country star debuted the video on her Facebook page Monday morning.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Reba McEntire

Windsor Beacon

'I know where your cat lives' maps kitty photos

"I Know Where Your Cat Lives" shows a world map of geo-tagged photos of cats. / Screenshot of "I Know Where Your Cat Lives" " I Know Where Your Cat Lives " feeds your cute cat fix.



EFF releases Chrome, Firefox plug-in to block third-party tracking

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy rights group, has released a downloadable plug-in for Chrome and Firefox designed to stop third parties from tracking people's Web browsing.


Related Topix: Privacy, CIO News, Startups, Facebook, Twitter


W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise

The W3C, which manages most of the widely used standards that power the Web, has partnered with the OpenSocial Foundation to develop ways for enterprise social software to trade information.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire special constable sets up Polish Facebook group

A POLISH special constable has set up a police Facebook page aimed at people from his native country who live in Lancashire.



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