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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Woman admits pranks aimed at driving couple from the home she wanted

Tile-roofed houses are in the upscale San Diego gated community of Carmel Valley, where Jerry Rice and wife Janice Ruhter were harassed. Photo: LA Times Los Angeles: Jerald Rice typed his wife's name into an internet search engine.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, San Diego, CA, Science / Technology, San Diego County, CA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Express India

Small towns now fuel e-tailers Flipkart, Myntra, Jabong just

It was this India growth story that led many big global retailers to seriously eye an entry into this market. One of the reasons why India has the fifth largest retail destination globally is the growth in consumption for a wide variety of goods and services exhibited by a significant portion of its 1.25 billion people living in small towns, cities and villages.

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

West Australian

London designers target fashion-hungry shoppers with 'tech firsts'

Fueled by the boom in online sales for the latest trends, London's designers are finding new ways to deliver instant gratification to fashion hungry shoppers, amid high hopes of boosting growth in the sector. British retailer Topshop, whose website attracts an average of 4.5 million hits a week, launched a new digital "first" on Sunday by letting shoppers buy six ready-made items from its latest collection immediately after its show at London Fashion Week.

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Related Topix: Fashion Week, Science / Technology

Rediff.com

E-commerce giants to battle it out for Android One market

In June this year, the US-based tech giant had announced the 'Android One' initiative to bring in under-$100 handsets aimed at bringing the next one billion population to the Android operating system ecosystem. While homegrown online marketplace majors Flipkart and Snapdeal will be exclusively selling Android One smartphones from Spice and Karbonn, respectively, US-based e-commerce giant Amazon's Indian arm will sell handsets from Micromax.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Rediff.com

Indian funds, HNIs eye slice of Alibaba mega IPO

Alibaba, founded by Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma in his apartment, has garnered huge investor interest and appears set to exceed Visa Inc's $19.7 billion IPO in 2008, the biggest US initial offering to date. HNIs and fund managers in India have sounded out homegrown brokers to place orders with foreign financial partners to enable transactions when the IPO opens which could be as soon as next week, senior executives at various investment banking and brokerage firms said.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

This World Map Shows Every Device Connected To The Internet

A striking map created by John Matherly at search engine Shodan shows significant disparities in internet access across the world. The graphic maps every device that's directly connected to the internet.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

NewsFactor

Unprecedented Gmail Hack Highlights Need for Better Security

The good news is the to law enforcement agencies and financial institutions, claims it collected a "large data set" containing a massive data leak associated with Gmail. The firm pegs the number of accounts at just over 5 million and said the leak seemed to come from sources beyond Google.

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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Internet startup sells Old Forge pizza, Middeswarth chips around the nation

Local Internet entrepreneur Albert Martino started NortheastSnacks.com which makes it possible to send Middlesworth chips and Revello's pizza in Old Forge to anywhere in the United States. Mark Moran cv14middlesworthp2 Local Internet entrepreneur Albert Martino started NortheastSnacks.com which makes it possible to send Middlesworth chips and Revello's pizza in Old Forge to anywhere in the United States.

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Related Topix: Old Forge, PA, Kingston, PA, Shavertown, PA, Science / Technology, Middleburg, PA, Selinsgrove, PA

Dallas Morning News

Dallas yoga enthusiasts to expand their digital magazine to print

Cody Groth and Jenn Bodnar co-founded the digital magazine Yoga Digest and expect to print their first magazine, aimed at yoga practitioners at all levels, in November. They are convinced that there remains demand for a paper-and-ink product.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Publishing, Science / Technology, Plano, TX

SiliconValley.com

Alibaba taps Chinese diaspora as global battle with Amazon looms

This image taken on April 24, 2014 shows owner Huang Jianqiao at his handbag factory which sells his merchandise through the Chinese Internet e-commerce site Taobao. The Alibaba Group, which dominates China's e-commerce market, combines aspects of eBay, Amazon, PayPal and other Western tech darlings.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Taobao, Getty Images, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Examiner.com

Internet sales tax gives Amazon sellers a compliance headache

It's estimated that there are over 100,000 online retailers. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, e-commerce sales for 2013 topped $263 billion.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Florida

The Winnipeg Free Press

Thinking big

Bold Innovation Group partners Eric Boisjoli , Stefan Maynard, Jason Myers amd Yvan Boisjoli will launch a photo-sharing social-media platform called Picticipate. Compared with the Apple App Store's candy-shop feel -- all sorts of sweet, cheap fun for less than a buck -- the Shopify app store is more like a tool shop that will help your online retail operation make more money.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, iPhone

Stuff.co.nz

Search engine powers business

The post is just one example of how McInnes harnesses the power of search engine optimisation to grow her online maternity wear and baby goods business Breastmates.co.nz. Effective optimisation helps businesses rank higher in Google's search results which can make a big difference to online sales and profile.

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

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

How Inbound Marketing Impacts Business Growth - Part 1

In our last article we talk about how Inbound Marketing is a critical element within your broader Digital Marketing Plan. Inbound marketing is an integrated marketing methodology of creating and distributing content that your ideal target audience desires at each stage of their buying cycle through various digital marketing channels such as search engines, social media and email.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

CRM Daily

NSA Forced Yahoo To Supply User Info or Pay Big Fines

With financial threats like these, Yahoo didn't seem to have much of an option. The U.S. government set out to fine the search engine company $250,000 a day in 2008 if it did not cooperate with requests to hand over user communications.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software

Reuters

EU's Almunia denies decision on Google was postponed to appease lobbyists

Europe's antitrust chief hit back on Friday at media reports suggesting that he had bowed to political lobbying by delaying a final decision on alleged anti-competitive behavior by Google. European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said in May that he wanted to close the case against the world's most popular internet search engine before the end of his five-year term, but he announced this week that he would not be able to do so before he stands down next month, leaving his successor to take over.

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

Investopedia

How To Value An Internet Stock

An academic study, published several years after the peak of the dot-com bubble in March 2000, accurately described just how whacky internet valuations grew until the bubble burst. The study's first sentence basically stated that valuations lost touch with reality.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Fox News

Revenge porn takes many forms

Recent stories about the hacking of celebs' private nude photos and an NBC producer who allegedly put a non-consensual homemade sex video of him and his girlfriend on a porn site have put the subject of revenge porn front and center. And while the cases have their differences, the result is the same: a breach of privacy that negatively impacts the lives of the victims, celebrity or not.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Entertainment

Business Times

Rakuten considering launching home rental service in Japan: sources

Rakuten Inc, Japan's largest e-commerce company, has been actively considering launching a service like website Airbnb that would provide a hub to rent apartments and homes in Japan to short-term guests, two people with knowledge of the developing plans told Reuters [TOKYO] Rakuten Inc, Japan's largest e-commerce company, has been actively considering launching a service like website Airbnb that would provide a hub to rent apartments and homes in Japan to short-term guests, two people with knowledge of the developing plans told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Rakuten, Science / Technology

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Reuters

Amid Alibaba fever, reasons for caution in IPO market

The highly anticipated debut of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the Chinese e-commerce group, will come amid the busiest year for initial public offerings since the technology bubble burst in 2000. Alibaba's IPO, which could come as soon as Sept.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Financial Markets, Biotech, University of Florida, Virgin America, New York

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