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Alibaba Mulling Stake in Snapchat

According to a report, Snapchat is in discussions to net a sky-high 11-figure valuation despite little to show on the financial side.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

MediaPost

Vanity Fair Lingerie Supports 'Women Who Do'

Vanity Fair Lingerie is launching its biggest brand refresh in its 100-year history with the "Women Who Do" campaign.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Fruit of the Loom, Apparel, Science / Technology

ZDNet

eBay boasts uptick in female hires but owns up to gender gap anyway

At first glance, the e-commerce giant looks like it might be doing a better job of balancing its workforce than some of its Silicon Valley neighbors.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

German copyright law is unconstitutional, Yahoo says in complaint

A German copyright law that gives publishers the exclusive right to the commercial use of their content online is unconstitutional according to Yahoo, which has filed a complaint with Germany's Federal Constitutional Court.

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The Washington Post

Facebook-backed app offers free Internet access in Zambia

Last year, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced a sweeping partnership with a handful of tech firms to connect billions of people in the developing world to the Internet.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Business News

The New Zealand Herald

EBay more diverse than Silicon Valley peers

Ebay released a report on its workforce on Thursday amid a push for Silicon Valley companies to address diversity issues.

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Related Topix: eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Hunch, Startups, Science / Technology

The Peninsula

Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount

An illustration picture shows a Google logo with two one Euro coins, taken in Munich, Germany in this January 15, 2013 file photo.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, World News, Germany, Privacy, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bridal Guide

Unique First Dance Alternative Ideas

The first dance is a classic wedding tradition, but it gives some couples major anxiety! If you and your sweetheart are not big dancers, or you just don't like the idea of all eyes on you, try one of these unique alternatives instead.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

Google Says It Has the Right to Notify Publishers of 'Forgotten' Requests

Facing mounting outcry from European Union privacy regulators over how it is is implementing the bloc's new "right to be forgotten," the search giant has gone public to defend its practice of telling websites when some of their content has been removed from some Google The company on Thursday published the full list of responses it has sent to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology

Freshnews

WP Engine Appoints Klee Kleber as Chief Marketing Officer

WP Engine , a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, today announced the appointment of Klee Kleber as its new Chief Marketing Officer .

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Related Topix: Marketing, Rackspace, Telecom, IT Services, Science / Technology

Racked

Intelligence: Luxury Brands Ignore the Internet at Their Own Peril

As anyone who's attempted to navigate a high-end brand site could tell you, luxury retailers aren't great at the Internet.

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Sunherald.com

Chinese man brings gay conversion therapy lawsuit

The Beijing LGBT Center, which campaigns for gay rights, said it was the first court case involving so-called conversion therapy in China.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu, World News, China, Asia

Brand Republic

Yahoo keeps agencies guessing about Europe

The company might have spent the past couple of years in an acquisition frenzy, but what's the strategy? By David Benady.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Science / Technology, Social Software, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wall Street Journal

Alibaba Entertains Chinese Willingness to Pay

Will Alibaba's magic touch in online shopping extend to entertainment? That depends on whether it can persuade Chinese consumers to actually pay for content, a tricky task in a land awash in free Web streaming and pirated DVDs.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

European regulators training sights on Google's mobile software

Two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said that with a new antitrust chief taking over in November, European regulators are laying the groundwork for a case centered on whether Google abuses the 80 percent market share of its Android mobile operating system to promote services from maps to search.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Microsoft

BBC News

Tor attack may have unmasked users

Developers of software used to access Tor - an otherwise hard-to-reach part of the internet - have disclosed that an attack on the network may have unmasked users for five months.

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Examiner.com

SEO is not dead, the process has been changed

One of the most laughable arguments that is noticed online today is that " seo is dead, and there is nothing you can do to optimize your website anymore."

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization, Science / Technology

KMIZ

Facebook to shut down Gifts service

You will no longer be prompted with a wrapped-present icon to send your friends a Starbucks or Target gift card on their birthdays -- Facebook's Gifts service is set to be discontinued.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology

Business Journal

FTD to buy Liberty Interactive's floral-gift business for $430M

Floral giant FTD Companies Inc. said Wednesday it has agreed to buy the Provide Commerce floral and gifting businesses, including ProFlowers, from John Malone 's Liberty Interactive Corp. for $430 million in stock and cash.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, FTD Group, Downers Grove, IL, Science / Technology

Sys-Con Media

Dr. Chandler George Introduces New Internet Marketing Sessions and Services

The new business is called Market My Small Business . The well-known small business consultant provides done-for-you services for owners who want to grow their business or prepare it for future sale.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic

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