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1 hr ago | 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.

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

3 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | TechCrunch

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 .

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

10 hrs ago | 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.

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

11 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Lost Out on Sex.com? Sex.nyc Will Soon Be Available at a Domain Auction Near You

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

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11 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

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.

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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18 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

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)

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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.

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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 USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mUstPF 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)

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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

ITworld

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.

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

Reuters

Africa e-commerce firm expands to new markets

Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets - Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Science / Technology, Alibaba

PhysOrg Weblog

Internet search engines as both an aid and a danger for people at risk of suicide

If someone is thinking about suicide, the Internet often serves as a source of information.

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

Freshnews

fishbat, an Internet Marketing Company, Reveals How Facebook Ads That Tell the Story Lead to Increased Sales

According to a July 15 article published by Facebook for Business News titled, "The Value of Storytelling on Facebook for Marketers," the best way to increase landing page visits and sales using social media ads may be to release a series of ads that tell the brand story.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Marketing, Science / Technology, Public Relations

GlobeNewswire

Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswire

The dynamism reflected in a series of newly-developed Internet delivery products from COMPS InfoSystems, Inc., the nation's leading commercial real estate information service, continues to unfold with the introduction of its Pipeline search engine at a demonstration event today in Denver, Colorado before a select group of key industry ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, ISO 9000, Automakers, Retail, Auto Parts, Keystone Automotive Industries, Pennsylvania, Printers

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Indian Express

FDI limits for defence, railways to be hiked; e-commerce to wait

According to the plan, FDI up to 100 per cent would be allowed under the automatic route in railway infrastructure projects.

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West Australian

JD.com to sell Microsoft's Xbox One games console in China

JD.com Inc, China's second-biggest e-commerce company by market share, will accept pre-orders for Microsoft Corp's Xbox One games console in China from July 28 to July 30, the firm said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, X360, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Tencent

ComputerWorld

Blow up your website and start over

Design is not just how your product looks, it's how it works and fits together. That's a mantra espoused by everyone from Steve Jobs to Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes.

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Related Topix: Atlassian, Science / Technology

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