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Facebook's Hidden Jewel Proving to Be Boon for Shareholders

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Mozilla, Home Gardening, Home, Sweden, World News, Forest City, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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, Social Software

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, Social Software, 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, Social Software, 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: Social Software, Startups, Marketing, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Man fined for swallowing goldfish

Two men will appear in court accused of eating two goldfish alive, after being charged under the Animal Welfare Act A man who downed two goldfish as part of a Neknomination dare before regurgitating them has been fined by magistrates.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England, Startups

Redditch Advertiser

Redditch woman's campaign provokes international interest

Margaret Hindle is joined by New Zealander David Appleyard as they campaign for a proper inquest into the death of Dr David Kelly.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Startups

Yorkie saves toddler from dog attack and is gravely injured

A hero Yorkie, Ezio, has a new FaceBook page today, July 22, and a successful fundraising campaign.


Related Topix: Startups, Dickinson, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lydia: Medical foster needed until July 25 for CIRD dog at high-kill SC shelter

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this beauty is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Startups, Greenville, SC


William Shatner Slams Facebook App Designed for Celebs Like Him

Memo to Mark Zuckerberg: next time you launch an app aimed at making Facebook easier for celebrities, consider asking William Shatner to beta-test it first.


Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Social Software

The Bennington Banner

Mexico's circuses caught up in animal rights spat

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


Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News, Social Software, Startups


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, Social Software, Mark Zuckerberg, Buffalo, NY

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Survey: Facebook scores low in customer satisfactionSurvey: Facebook...

Survey: Facebook scores low in customer satisfaction Social media companies are the fourth-lowest scoring with consumers after Internet service providers, subscription television companies and airlines.


Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Internet Service Providers


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, Social Software, Startups, 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: Social Software, Startups, Twitter

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Dutch Twitter avatars go black demanding MH17 bodies' return

Hague: Dutch social media users are turning their profile photos black and tweeting the hashtag #BringThemHome as anger mounts that bodies from flight MH17 have not yet been repatriated from Ukraine.


Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Startups


Mobile operations center near LAX will relay latest on a Century Cruncha problems

Metro officials will have their mobile command center next to their bridge demolition site near LAX in Los Angeles, Calif., on Monday, July 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Startups

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Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics

"That would prevent the abuse of our political system by excessive amounts of money if there is no other way to deal with the Citizen's United decision."


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Startups

Congress uses Facebook to source questions for assembly

Panaji, July 21 : Battered in the Lok Sabha polls and wracked by dissent, the Congress in Goa has taken to social media to source questions to be raised during Goa assembly session which begins Tuesday.


Related Topix: Startups, India, World News

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Reserve Cop Who Posted Offensive Cyclist Rant Resigns

A volunteer reserve police officer in California has resigned after a video that she posted in which she jokes about running over cyclists went viral.


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