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28 min ago | Bloomberg

Alibaba First-Quarter Profit Triples Ahead of IPO

Alibaba's profit jumped in the first quarter as advertisers boosted spending on the Tmall and Taobao Chinese e-commerce platforms ahead of its initial public offering.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

4 hrs ago | Reuters

China's Wanda, Tencent and Baidu team up for $813 million e-commerce deal-sources

China's privately-held Dalian Wanda Group is set to launch a 5 billion yuan e-commerce joint venture with domestic internet giants Tencent Holdings Ltd and Baidu Inc, said two sources familiar with the investment.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Planning $1.1bn Data Center Project In Central Ohio

Amazon is planning a major data center in Ohio. Columbus Business First has surfaced plans for a massive project in Central Ohio.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Tax

West Australian

Snapchat valued at $10 bln: reports

US media on Tuesday reported that Snapchat was valued at $10 billion based on funding pumped into the startup by a powerhouse Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Science / Technology

Fox News

Secret Spy Data? 'Google-like' search engine highlights Nsa snooping

The National Security Agency's surveillance machinery is again in the spotlight after a media report claimed that it is secretly providing data to almost two dozen U.S. government agencies via a powerful "Google-like" search engine.

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

GigaOM

It's not just the Fire Phone: Looks as if Amazon doesn't...

If a recent sales estimate is in the ballpark, then Amazon hasn't sold many Fire Phones at all.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Science / Technology

CIO

Global Ecommerce Doubles as Shoppers Get More Adventurous

Shoppers around the world are becoming a bit more adventurous and a lot more focused on buying what they're hunting for online, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Sinopec teams up with Tencent in retail ahead of stake sale

Chinese oil giant Sinopec Corp has signed a preliminary deal with internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd to introduce digital commerce to the retail arm the oil giant is partially privatising.

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Related Topix: Tencent, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Meet the Fast 100: Houston digital marketing firm moves to bigger digs to retain talent

Fast-growing Houston-based digital marketing firm TopSpot Internet Marketing will stretch its legs by moving to a new Galleria-area location at the end of September.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Sales

Emmy Advanced Media

NSA Built 'Google-like' Search Engine for Metadata

The National Security Agency built a " Google -like" search engine to give domestic and international government agencies access to details of billions of calls, texts and instant messages sent by millions of people, according to The Intercept.

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

Reuters

RPT-Ipo View-Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba

Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month - and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Financial Markets, Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Yahoo!

GlobeNewswire

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ValueJET, a new manufacturer of supplies for ink jet printers, today announced its introductory product line of environmentally friendly refill kits and compatible ink jet cartridges for printers from Hewlett-Packard, Canon, Epson and Lexmark, via an E-commerce site on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology

Science Daily

Organic vs. paid advertising? Inside the mind of an online browser

The keyword term a consumer uses in their search engine query can predict the likelihood that they will click on an organic or paid advertisement.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Townhall

Where to Invest with Stocks Trading Near Record Highs

Stocks trading near record highs are again striking fear into investors with fresh memories of the financial crisis, but prospects for the U.S. economy are looking up and equities remain a good bet for ordinary investors.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

WebWire

Australian Tourism Industry Gets Major Lift from Internet Marketing...

Fifty eight per cent of people starting their holiday research begin it in a search engine, and 65 per cent of domestic travellers in Australia use the Internet to book accommodation.

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Related Topix: Internet Marketing Inc, Internet Marketing, Inc., Australia, Oceania, World News, Marketing, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Business Journal

EBay wants you to know it's in Portland

Kevin Hurst, vice president of mobile products at eBay and general manager of the Portland office, stresses that good engineering work takes place far beyond the confines of Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: e-dialog, Hunch, eBay, Startups, GSI Technology, Magento, Science / Technology

The Raw Story

Amazon acquires online gaming broadcaster Twitch for $970 million

Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, marking the largest deal in the U.S. e-commerce company's 20-year history.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology, Jeff Bezos

Russia Taday

NSA search engine allows law enforcement to scour data on citizens

The United States National Security Agency has built a massive information sharing system intended to allow intelligence community analysts from across the US government access hundreds of billions of records detailing the lives of people the world over.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration

MarketWatch

Amazon may dent, not kill, Google ads

The platform would leverage Amazon's treasure trove of consumer data, giving Madison Avenue access to even more targeted ads that are tied directly to shopping behavior.

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

RecruitingBlogs.com

Does Video SEO Work For Recruiting And Staffing?

Video has emerged as one of the hottest topics in recruitment marketing, as well as an increasingly ubiquitous feature of every company careers page and social recruiting platform.

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

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