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  • News: Facebook Open Compute project has "weaknesses," Cisco CEO says

    Facebook's Open Compute project, which is working on open source servers and switches, will be limited by "weaknesses" in scope that Cisco can exploit, CEO John Chambers said this week.

  • News: Yahoo buys Admovate to ramp up its mobile advertising

    Yahoo has bought ad tech startup Admovate to grow its mobile advertising sales and provide a stronger channel for personalized display advertising.

  • News: Google press event July 24 could bring Android news

    Google has sent out invitations to a press event next week in San Francisco that reveal no details other than that Android and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai will host, signaling that some new mobile product or feature could be unveiled.

  • News: Gaming Twitter: How one man turns fake followers into windfall profits

    Short on friends? James Clegg can sell you a few. How about a thousand or so followers on Twitter, delivered overnight for about a penny apiece?

  • News: Social 3.0 Helps Government Agencies Reach Out to Citizens

    Adobe is poised to update its social media tool with new analytics and campaign management features that government agencies can use to broaden their interactions with the public.

  • News: Yahoo profit rises by 46 percent, though sales still drag

    Yahoo's profits rose by 46 percent in the second quarter, aided by nearly a dozen product launches, though sales at the company were still down.

  • News: The promises of "Omni-Channel" retailing

    "The proliferation of smartphones and tablets, coupled with the ubiquity of Wi-Fi networks, is urgently demanding a change in retailers' traditional go-to-market model," says Anand Mehta, the director for Retail Industry at Motorola Solutions for SEA, India, Japan and Korea. "The traditional attributes of retail being location, product, price, quality and service are simply a prerequisite now rather than a differentiator. Retailing in the connected world is about understanding the impact of mobile, online and social media."

  • News: Why Facebook Stickers aren't as dumb as they sound

    When a fledgling tech startup becomes one of the world's most recognized brands, its patina of hipness fades. The Internet-savvy folks who first discover the Next Big Things tend to be young--in the case of Facebook, that's because the social network required its first users to be college students.

  • News: Mobile fuels Australian politicians' use of social media: Deloitte

    Increased smartphone penetration has made social media more important to this year's election cycle, according to a Deloitte analyst who once advised Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

  • News: After a year at Yahoo, Mayer still sprinting to catch up

    Since taking the reins as Yahoo's CEO a year ago this week, Marissa Mayer has set out to revamp the struggling Internet company with a series of rapid fire acquisitions that could make even her former colleagues at Google envious.

  • News: How to use Facebook's Graph Search (and why you would even want to)

    Facebook in January trumpeted Graph Search as the social network's "third pillar" (pillars one and two are Timeline and News Feed), which sounds very impressive and important, but few people have been able to experiment with the tool until now. Last week, the beta of Graph Search finally began rolling out to U.S. users, which means you too can try out the seven-month-old feature. Good news: It's not just for being a creeper. Bad news: Its usefulness is limited. For now.

  • News: Sharknado takes a big bite out of Twitter

    A disaster movie on the SyFy channel about sharks raining down on L.A., lit up Twitter on Thursday night.

  • News: Twitter hands French prosecutors identities of anti-Jewish posters

    Twitter has handed French prosecutors information enabling the identification of some of those responsible for posts last year apparently contravening French laws on hate speech, according to the Union of French Jewish Students (UEJF), which had filed suits against the company to compel it to release the data.

  • News: Extension granted: ARN ICT Awards nominations

    Due to overwhelming requests for an extension and continued high interest in nominating, the ARN ICT Awards nominations deadline has been officially extended until close of business on July 19 – great news for the time-crunched and the last-minute nominators.

  • News: Vine coming to Windows Phone 8

    Vine, the trendy Twitter-owned mobile video app, is coming to the Windows Phone 8 operating system about six months after its initial launch on iOS.

  • News: Google+ makes a Facebook move to show you links your friends like

    Facebook added hashtags. Vine added retwee...er, revines, and now Google+ is adding likes--what they call +1s--to your stream. In a few years, each social network will have added so many of the others' features that they'll merge into Tweetbook+, the only site you'll ever need.

  • News: Instagram takes another swing at Vine with embed codes

    The battle for mobile video supremacy rages on: Instagram on Wednesday finally made it possible for users to easily embed photos and videos on their own websites.

  • News: Instagram moves further from mobile with Web embeds

    People might start seeing a lot more Instagram content across the Web -- the photo- and video-sharing app has just announced the introduction of Web embeds.

  • News: Social media levels pecking order at Telstra

    Social media has increased transparency and broken down the staff hierarchy inside Telstra, according to Paul Geason, Telstra group managing director for enterprise and government.

  • News: Facebook launches Graph Search

    Social networking site, Facebook, has launched its recently announced Graph Search feature and will be rolling it out more broadly to everyone who uses Facebook in US English.



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