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45 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Going Public: Why Amazon's Net Income Is Less than Facebook's

In a tale of two companies, the earnings reports of Amazon and Facebook this week show how the tech sector is playing out in vastly different ways, depending on what kind of services they offer.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Startups, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

5 hrs ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Owners of Chard coffee shop urge other businesses to embrace 'Pingit'

THE owners of a shop in Chard say other businesses could boost their trade by embracing the future and allowing customers to 'Pingit', writes Tash Lovell.

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Related Topix: Startups

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News10.net

3 ways to dig up dirt on people3 ways to dig up dirt on peopleThe...

We all do it. You meet someone casually or professionally. After the exchange of pleasantries, you are compelled to bring out your inner Sherlock Holmes.

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Related Topix: PeekYou, Google, Startups, Social Software

Examiner.com

Missy: Stunning Shiba/shep mix is out of time at high-kill upstate shelter

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

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

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Hashtag promotes peace in Mideast

The hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies features families, significant others and friends of mixed heritage embracing each other.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Startups

Times of Oman

Facebook's Zuckerberg is now wealthier than Brin, Page

New York: Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Google, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

USA Today

Wanted man taunts police on Facebook, gets arrested

'Can't catch me.' Wanted man arrested after taunting police on Facebook Police in Maryland arrested a 28-year-old man one day after cops say he taunted them on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Anne Arundel County, MD

The Indian Express

Facebook goes express to mega-cap status, now valued more than Coca-Cola

Facebook has only been public for a little more than two years, and only joined the S&P 500 seven months ago.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Beverages, CocaCola

Iol.co.za

Wall Street ends flat on mixed earnings

US stocks finished a quiet session mostly flat on Thursday as earnings painted a mixed picture of the economy, though the S&P 500 set another record closing high.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

Social media users 'feel jealous': survey

London: Nearly two thirds of social media users are left feeling inadequate about their own lives and achievements by sites like Facebook and Twitter, according to a British survey.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software

Contra Costa Times

Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value

For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Computers, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Financial Markets

EETimes

Google, Facebook Clash at Con | EE Times

Archrivals Google and Facebook will share their visions of datacenter networking -- likely both similar and competing -- at the Hot Interconnects event in August.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups

Mashable

Putin Signs Law With Potential to Censor Facebook and Twitter in Russia

In a move that could have major implications for social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law Tuesday strengthening regulations on Internet data storage.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Vladimir Putin

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.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Financial Markets, World News, China

Tri-cityherald.com

US stock futures rise as investors weigh earnings

KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 25 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,050 as of 9:10 a.m. Eastern time.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, New York

SiliconValley.com

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.

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Related Topix: Startups, Social Software, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Newindpress

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

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