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7 min ago | NewsFactor

Alibaba Earnings Boost Yahoo

Internet pioneer Yahoo has reported signs of growth in its struggling ad business, while revealing a surge in sales at Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant in which Yahoo holds a stake.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Alibaba, Science / Technology, Sunnyvale, CA, Google, Facebook

4 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

China's Alibaba to offer mobile phone services in June

Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao sites already sell everything from clothes and furniture to car tires and medicines.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Social Software

Thu Apr 17, 2014

This is Derbyshire


The online search engine's so-called Google doodle is a graphic of the gritstone salt cellar from Derwent Edge.


Related Topix: StumbleUpon, Startups, Social Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology

Ars Technica

New search engine points way to buy drugs, guns

With its intuitive, Google-like interface, a new search engine, called Grams, offers users a new tool to find sites, not indexed by standard search engines, that are selling illicit materials.


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

The Auto Channel

Toyota And Discovery Education Announce Finalists For Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

April 17, 2014: Toyota and Discovery Education announced today the top ten finalists in the annual Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge, the nation's premier teen safe driving program.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

This is Bath

Edit Optimisation located in London

More and more internet marketing agencies are outsourcing their SEO services. We can't say why for sure.


Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Outsourcing


Employers scramble to fill 'in demand' IT roles

The tech skills shortage continues to bite as employers scramble for the right candidates in numerous high demand areas like software development, infrastructure, and project management, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Hotspots report for April to June.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


Weibo valued at $3.46 billion after bottom-end IPO pricing

China's Weibo Corp will be valued at a lower-than-expected $3.46 billion when it goes public on the Nasdaq on Thursday, amidst concerns about the microblogging service's slowing user growth and the country's highly censored media environment.


Related Topix: Computers, Media, Search Engines, Sina, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

China Digital Times

China's Internet Porn Crackdown Not Really About Porn

Bu Xiting, an official at the Communication University of China, sees the campaign as a sign of the government's determination to create a healthy cyberspace.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science / Technology


Mayer aims to persuade Apple to choose Yahoo over Google: Re/code

Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favor of Yahoo, technology news site Re/code reported, citing sources within Yahoo.


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


Bing aims to be more like Google Now with new personalized cards

Microsoft has just released Cortana, powered by Bing, a Siri and OK Google-like competitor to keep Windows Phone in competition with the two biggest players on the market.


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

Wall Street Journal

Google Earnings: What to Watch

Google's Android operating system dominates the smartphone market, but the shift from desktop PCs to mobile devices hasn't always benefited the world's largest Internet search company.


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


App Search Startup Xyo Scores Deal With Deutsche Telekom To Power App ...

Berlin-based app search engine and discovery service Xyo is announcing today a significant deal which will see it powering app searches in Deutsche Telekom's own app recommendation service, TopApps.


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

Internet sales drive profit rise at House of Fraser

Chief executive John King said the performance was partly down to improvement of the group's website.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Retail, Debenhams

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Kirriemuir Today

Scottish first as Forfar leads the way

On Monday it became the first Scottish town to enjoy a full e-commerce enabled town website which will allow residents, locals, visitors and tourists alike to discover, browse, book and buy from retail and leisure businesses at The site is hosted on MyHigh.St, a business set up to support High Streets and independent retailers ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Science / Technology,


Judge declines to set trial date for Jeremy Johnson fraud case

Federal prosecutors are pushing for a trial date in their case against St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson, but the judge isn't ready to set one.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing

East Bay Express

Vegan Recipes of the African Diaspora

Bryant Terry opens the introduction to his new cookbook, Afro-Vegan , by recounting a search-engine query for "African-American beans" - a search whose first page of results, he explains, yielded not one article about the types of beans that have historically occupied a place of honor in African-American cooking.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Vega, TX, Recipes, African-American, Science / Technology

The Hartford Courant

Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along

Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer 's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Science / Technology, Google, Twitter, Alibaba, Ansonia, CT

The St. Petersburg Times

Russian retailers and domestic e-commerce companies have accused...

Retailers have slammed Yandex.Market, saying that the site is profiting from online sales of illegal and fake goods.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


Levi Strauss & Co. Names Marc Rosen Head of Global E-Commerce

Levi Strauss & Co. has announced that Marc Rosen will join the company as executive vice president and president of global e-commerce, effective May 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apparel, Levi Strauss, Retail, Wal Mart Stores


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