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1 hr ago | ComputerWorld

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.

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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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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Israeli tech talent tapped to fight in Gaza

Lior Vaknin, 27, is no exception. He served as a special forces paratrooper in the Israeli army from 2006 to 2009, and then ran a startup in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Media, IT Services, Meetup

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Facebook's Save bookmarks News Feed items for later

Called Save, the feature is basically a web browser bookmark that lets you put off reading or viewing those important content - like that quirky top 10 list or must-see cat video - your Facebook friends have shared.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

KXLY-TV Spokane

Google to speed up Web with smaller photos

The search giant has developed a new kind of image format that promises to shrink the size of Web photos and graphic files down by about 35 percent.

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

EDGE

Man Suspected in Double Murder of Seattle Gay Men Arrested in NJ

A man who authorities believe killed two gay men in Seattle last month was arrested in New Jersey Friday, Komo News reports.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

The Brattleboro Reformer

Sam Smith, Maroon 5 on tap for iTunes Festival

Last year Sam Smith says he was a spectator at the iTunes Festival. This year, his view will be much improved - he'll be on stage.

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Related Topix: iPod, Action TV, Entertainment, Television, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

The Macon Telegraph

Michigan's top regulator outlines goals on visits

Processing 15,000 garments a week and sending out 12 delivery trucks daily, the family-owned company serves some 440 customers throughout southwest Michigan and northern Indiana with industrial work-uniform services.

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The Globe and Mail

No leads on death of Canadian law professor killed in Tallahassee, Florida

Dan Markel, from his Facebook page, with unidentified children. A widely respected law professor originally from Toronto, Mr. Markel was gunned down in his Florida home, but police are saying little about the circumstances of his death other than to confirm it is being investigated as a homicide.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Canada, Florida State University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

One arrested after shootings, crash in Lowell

At least three vehicles were struck and badly damaged at the end of a 10-minute-long pursuit through the city following two reported shootings early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

Harvard Hillside

Actor Tyler Posey to host Teen Choice Awards

Actor Tyler Posey will host Teen Choice 2014, with musical groups Magic and Rixton performing on the show that awards popular teens in television, music, film, sports and fashion.

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Related Topix: West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

Lowell Sun

Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress

Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

Malaysia Chronicle

Flight attendants around the world pay tribute to MH17 crew

The staff of many airlines around the world have flooded a Facebook page with their messages of tribute to the crew of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

SiliconValley.com

Facebook soon may know when you're watching TV

In this June 11, 2014 photo, a man walks past a Facebook sign in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Laptops/Notebooks, Computers

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bremerton Patriot

The book end | Kitsap Week

The top 10 best-selling books in June at Eagle Harbor Book Co., an independent book store on Bainbridge Island.

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TheIndyChannel

Ball State strengthens stand against sex assault

The Star Press reports the new 32-page code approved by trustees Friday includes creation of Sexual Misconduct Board to hear student complaints about dating violence, cyber stalking, posting nude photos on social networking sites and other offenses.

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SiliconValley.com

Alibaba seen offering IPO discount of 22% to avoid listing flop

Alibaba Group Holding may price its initial public offering about 22 percent below analyst valuations, according to a survey of estimates, a move that could avoid repeating the listing flop of Facebook.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Startups, Facebook, Internet, Science / Technology, World News, China

Washington Times

Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

Experts say the New York case of a mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son with salt appears to be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers intentionally harm children and then bask in the attention.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Brandon Sun

Singapore Airlines apologizes as social media remarks made after Malaysia jet crash stir anger

Singapore Airlines apologized Saturday over social media remarks it posted after the Malaysian jetliner was shot down that were taken by many as being insensitive.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Air Accidents, Startups, Facebook

CIO

Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists

Plans to favor some Internet packets over others threaten consumers' hard-won right to use encryption, a digital privacy advocate says.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Cryptography, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Internet Service Providers

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