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3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

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

A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's version of Twitter, in Beijing on April 16. Photo - AFP 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 ... (more)

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

7 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Commentary: How does a search engine work

To many people search engines simply mean "The Google," an all-knowing, ill-defined, technological giant in the sky.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Valley News Live

Churches Are Filling Up With "Chreasters"

When Easter and Christmas are near studies show more Americans type the word "church" in their online search engines, hoping to find a nearby holiday service.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

CNN

How Internet Marketing Services Can Help Your Business Thrive

Instead of setting up offices and branches in other cities or countries, now all businesses have to do is create a website and they can grab the attention of the entire world in an instant.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

Clickety Clack

Google Weighs Boosting Encrypted Sites in Its Search Algorithm

In a move that experts say could make it harder to spy on Web users, Google is considering giving a boost in its search-engine results to websites that use encryption, the engineer in charge of fighting spam in search results hinted at a recent conference.

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

The Motley Fool

Buckle, Cheesecake Factory, Dorman Products: 3 Mid-Cap Companies to Watch

These companies are typically big enough to weather catastrophic events and small enough to have growth potential.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Cheesecake Factory Incorporated The, Manufacturing, Automakers, R and B, Science / Technology, Startups, DreamFactory Software

IcNetwork

Plentific: Wharf workers head to Tech City to launch property website

Former Canary Wharf workers are looking to take the property world by storm with a website they say is the complete guide to buying a home.

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Related Topix: Home Buying, Home, Science / Technology, Mortgage, Personal Finance

SiliconValley.com

Q&A: Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg on next-generation communications

When it comes to shaping modern communications, Ericsson may be one of the most important companies you've never heard of.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

SFGate

What Happened To 7 Of The Earliest Employees Who Launched Amazon

When Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie started driving northwest from New York in 1994, they were setting off on a journey to create one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the United States, based in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Science / Technology, University of Washington, Business News

Canada.com

How Heartbleed stirred up unease in our easy online lives

Early in the afternoon of April 7, a website called Heartbleed.com went live, warning the public of a devastating new security bug that affected two-thirds of the Internet's servers.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computers

Outside the Beltway

Why Is Revenge Porn Legal?

Writing in The Guardian, Mary Anne Franks and Danielle Citron declare, " It's simple: criminalize revenge porn, or let men punish women they don't like ."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Java Developer's Journal

Two Giant Economies Provide Experiment to "Free and Unfettered" Internet

In my previous blog I contrasted the latest net neutrality developments in the EU with the situation in the U.S. Neither decision will settle the argument and the two camps will continue to debate the topic for the foreseeable future.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Science / Technology, Social Software

Thu Apr 17, 2014

This is Derbyshire

StumbleUpon

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Outsourcing

ComputerWorld

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Reuters

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.

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

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