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30 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Google Wants Sites to Use Encryption, Except When It Doesn't

Google wants websites to use encryption, to protect themselves and users from hackers.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Berlin, WI, New Berlin, WI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Uber Opens Software Platform to Boost Ride Demand

Summoning a ride from Uber is as simple as opening the company's mobile app. Now you won't even have to do that.

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Related Topix: uber, Startups, OpenTable, Science / Technology, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, VirtualTourist

GigaOM

How retailers can deliver effective personalization

The world of online retail has endured epic change over the past decade and reached a pivotal moment.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Software as a Service

Global Voices Online

The Internet Never Forgets: Join a Global Conversation on the EU's...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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

Reuters

Amazon enters free trade zone to boost offering in China: Xinhua

Amazon.com will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, state media said on Wednesday, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country.

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Related Topix: Amazon, World News, China, Asia

US News & World Report

New Search Engine Promises to Keep Your Data Private

The new service says when you perform a search "all of your personal data is immediately encrypted, sliced up and distributed between geographically dispersed nonprofit organizations."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Non-Profit, Marketing, Yale University

Canada NewsWire

Internet of Things Pioneer Launches Investment Company to Grow Startups and Accelerate Innovation

Moonscape Ventures also announced its first investment of Moonscape Ventures will continue to make early stage investments in new and innovative technologies in a wide variety of sectors related to the Internet of Things, including smart cities, big data and news and media technologies.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Why a Couche-Tard deal to buy a US$16B stake in China's Sinopec Sales is unlikely

Laval, Que.-based Couche-Tard and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd. are among the suitors short-listed to buy a minority stake in Sinopec Sales, Reuters reported.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science / Technology

Retailing Today

Staples Canada optimizes omnichannel campaigns

Staples has enlisted Kenshoo, a global leader in predictive media optimization technology, and RevTrax, a promotions platform that drives and measures in-store sales through digital coupons, to help the company optimize omnichannel campaigns in Canada.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

Google Apologizes To Bakery For Showing Logo That Called Its Customers 'Scum'

When hungry British office workers searched on Google today to find the nearest branch of Greggs - a stolid bakery chain that serves basic but delicious British lunchtime fare like pies and cheese sandwiches - they instead found Google calling them "scum."

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

The Northern Echo

UPDATED 4pm: Greggs files complaint after internet prank causes Twitter-storm

PIE NIGHTMARE: A Greggs customer tucking in to a steak bake. A Google search for the company brought unlikely results on Tuesday afternoon A NORTH-EAST baker has lodged a formal complaint after becoming the victim of an apparent internet prankster his afternoon.

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

NME

Aphex Twin tweets cryptic album information via Deep Web link

Aphex Twin appears to have announced details of a new album via the Deep Web. Earlier today, the elusive producer tweeted a link ending in .onion - a URL typically associated with the Deep Web, a hidden part of the internet which is not indexed by standard search engines.

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Related Topix: Aphex Twin, The Aphex Twin, Electronic, Science / Technology

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Asia-Pacific B2C E-Commerce Market 2014

Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region on the global B2C E-Commerce market. Between 2013 and 2018 it is forecasted to grow by over 20% annually and surpass North America to become the number one region worldwide in terms of B2C E-Commerce sales.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Alibaba

AndhraNews

Search Optics(R) Acquires DigiGo; Unites Two Visionary Forces in Automotive Internet Marketing

Search Optics , one of the nation's leading digital marketing solutions providers with a specialty in automotive, today announced it has acquired KPA 's DigiGo division, formerly known as TK Carsites.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet Marketing Inc, Costa Mesa, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Freshnews

Internet Marketing Tip: Steer Clear of the Hype

As reported in The Guardian and elsewhere , tech analysts at the technology research company, Gartner, have declared the idea of "The Internet of Things" to be at "peak of inflated expectations" and among the most overhyped tech ideas of the year.

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

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

ComputerWorld

iPhone 5C's China bust raises questions about Apple's pricing for '14 models

Apple's iPhone 5C, the lower-priced model introduced last year -- by many accounts to boost sales in countries like China -- has, in fact, done poorly in the People's Republic, according to an industry analyst.

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

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.

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

ComputerWorld

Baidu partners with U.N. to tackle e-waste in China

Chinese search engine Baidu and the United Nations Development Program are hoping to streamline the recycling of e-waste in China with a new app that can help users easily sell their old electronics for cash.

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

Daily Herald

Google and right-to-be-forgotten critics distort ruling, EU says

Google Inc. and other critics of a European Union court ruling that created a right to be forgotten on the Internet are exaggerating it to undermine a reform of data-protection rules, the EU's justice chief said.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

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