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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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

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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