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Google throws something called Boutiques.com at the wall, waits to see if it sticks

Nov 17, 2010
It's like this: Google makes an unimaginable pile of cash off of ad revenues, text ads primarily. And they have a ton of smart people working there...
Posted In: boutiques, business, Entertainment, Google, search, social media, to see who salutes but no one ever does

Facebook security FAQ in light of new messaging program

Nov 16, 2010
The security firm Sophos has published an FAQ on security issues presented by Facebook's new and weirdly still unnamed messaging system....
Posted In: business, email, Facebook, privacy, social media, sophos

"WE WILL OWN YOU" - Facebook (predictive paraphrase)

Nov 12, 2010
You'll be able to give out your email as name@facebook.com....
Posted In: aol, business, email, Facebook, Gmail, Google, Microsoft, office, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

You can tweet your pings

Nov 11, 2010
Or Tweet your Pings? Is it capitalized?...
Posted In: apple, business, itunes, pang, social media, Twitter, twooter

Google Me doesn't exist

Nov 11, 2010
For months, a big play by Google in the social media sphere has been talked about. Supposedly they were cooking up something to compete against...
Posted In: business, facetime, Google, search, social media, Web Culture

Everyone's buying mobile phones

Nov 10, 2010
Okay, we all know that. But the numbers are kind of astounding. Mobile phone sales were up 35% in the last quarter. And smartphones were up a...
Posted In: business

Google gives free Wi-Fi on some flights

Nov 8, 2010
If you're flying on Air Tran, Delta, or Virgin America this holiday season, we have some good news and some bad news. Good news: free Wi-Fi,...
Posted In: business, Google, search, Transportation, wifi

Head to Kazakhstan, entrepreneurs

Nov 4, 2010
This final note today, following up on our story about the Human Development Index and how the U.S. is slipping. The World Bank came out with its...
Posted In: business, Kazakhstan, World Bank, world economies

Google to pay huge settlement, you to not get any

Nov 3, 2010
When Google launched Google Buzz there were some glaring privacy holes in it. They were trying to set up the next big social network and so...
Posted In: business, buzz, Gmail, Google, Law, search, social media

Facebook wants to eat Foursquare

Nov 3, 2010
Count me as one of the many people who think that the only significant thing announced at today's Facebook event was the Deals program. It provide...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Facebook, foursquare, geolocation, search, social media, Web Culture

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