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1 hr ago |

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."


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


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

13 hrs ago | Outlook

Amazon to Invest $2B in India, On Track to Hit $1B in Sales

Upping its ante in India's fiercely competitive online shopping space, e-commerce giant Amazon today said it will invest USD 2 billion in the country to grow its business in a market that is dominated by homegrown players like Flipkart and Snapdeal.


Related Topix: Amazon, World News, India, Asia, Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, Science / Technology, Flipkart, Jeff Bezos

14 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

Churning out new, good news can help dilute past bad marks such as a warning letter, experts say

Bad news has acquired a long shelf life in the age of the Internet. Companies that are involved in regulatory actions, such as receiving FDA warning letters, need to develop a strategy to present their image going forward because the record of the warning letter is never going away, experts said.


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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Retail guru Chris Burch invests in BaubleBar

They didn't expect much at first. Aside from being friends with an employee's father, Burch had no prior connection to the jewelry e-commerce site founded in late 2010.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Hillingdon Times

Right to be forgotten 'unworkable'

The European Court of Justice's demand for internet search engines to respect individuals' "right to be forgotten" is unworkable and unreasonable and should be written out of future EU law, a House of Lords committee has said.


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

Silicon Alley Insider

Alibaba Is Selling A Knockoff Version Of Jeff Koons' $58 Million 'Balloon Dog' For $500

Jeff Koons' orange "Balloon Dog" sold for $58.4 million at auction last year, making it the most expensive work ever sold by a living artist.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


WalmartLabs Acquires Kleiner Perkins-Backed Luvocracy, A...

Walmart 's Silicon Valley R&D group @WalmartLabs is announcing this morning that it has acquired its 14th startup, social marketplace Luvocracy .


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

Express India

FlipKart fund raising exercise nets $1 bn, highest-ever in Indian...

With this round of fund raising, Flipkart is valued at about USD 7 billion , says sources.


Related Topix: Flipkart, Science / Technology, Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, World News, India

The Village Voice

Lost Out on Will Soon Be Available at a Domain Auction Near You

When the web address was sold in 2012 for a reported $2.6 million, it was most likely the highest price ever paid for a single domain name.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Twitter Earnings Preview: What Wall Street's Saying

Twitter shares have fallen 8% in the last three months and 40% year-to-date, with investors wary that the social network's user base isn't growing fast enough.


Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science / Technology, Business News

This is Oxfordshire

Now online shopping's in store at Oxford's oldest shop

OXFORD'S oldest shop is embracing the internet age and creating an online store for the first time in its 276-year history.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

The Advertiser

E-commerce firm's growth could create jobs

GOING FOR GROWTH: Visualsoft works with companies including Canterbury, which makes England's rugby union kit, here shown by Mike Brown in a previous Six Nations match against Italy Visualsoft, which employs more than 150 workers, says it wants to take on staff as it looks to treble turnover by 2017.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise

Education: Two years at the Naval Academy, bachelor’s degree in Russian Language and Literature from Stanford University Top role model: “My father, Cliff Stevens, who still runs Furniture Depot in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and taught me almost all of the basics of business.” Best advice for creating local jobs: Zone for more parking: ... (more)


Related Topix: Shopatron, Stanford University, San Luis Obispo, CA, Science / Technology, Marketing

USA Today

China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four Chinese cities on Monday, according to a company spokeswoman.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, World News, China, Asia, Bill Gates, Science / Technology,

USA Today

Facebook, Google vying for growth as Alibaba IPO looms

Facebook, Google vying for growth as Alibaba IPO looms SAN FRANCISCO Check out this story on SAN FRANCISCO -- Financial results from the five most valuable U.S. tech companies in the second-calendar quarter point to good market battles that will determine future valuations for Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook ... (more)


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

Daily Herald

Ebay to try selling auto mechanics' services in new offeringc

EBay Inc. plans to experiment with selling auto mechanics' services alongside car parts, said Devin Wenig, president of the marketplaces business, in an expansion of the e-commerce company's offerings.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Hunch, Science / Technology, Uber, uber, iPhone and iPad App, AirBnB


Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in distributed search engine software Elasticsearch to install DDoS malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers.


Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology, Spyware, Programming Languages, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines


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