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  • 4 biggest news you (might) have missed this week [Apple, Groupon, Google+]

    A tremendous week for Technology, business and the internet itself. Follow us through this short article on the most interesting news throughout the week. 1. Apple becomes most valuable company in the world Still think petroleum is the biggest business in the world? Then, you would probably need to...
  • Google+ to grab the second place in Social Network

    A study done by Bloomberg shows that Google’s new social-networking service, Google+ may grow to become the second biggest social network within the next year, moving past Twitter and LinkedIn. It claims that 22 percent of the U.S. adults will be a part of Google+ by 2012. Google+ already has around 13 percent of...
  • Facebook into Digital Publishing? – The acquisition of Push Pop Press

    Facebook has acquired digital publishing start-up Push Pop Press, Ipad book publisher for an undisclosed amount on Tuesday. This news has raised few question-marks on motives behind the acquisition. However, both companies officially stated that there is no any initiative to start a new digital publishing business. “Although Facebook isn’t...
  • Startup: Hearsay Social raised $18 million in funding

    San Francisco-based Hearsay Social, a corporate social media management platform has just raised $18 million in Series B funding round led by New Enterprise Associates. Hearsay Social is developed with the idea of creating and utilizing social media as brand engagement, as well as keeping corporations and employees out...
  • Social Intelligence: Social media background check-up for potential employee

    A standard employee screening would probably consists of criminal background check, credit reports checks, interviews with former employer and even searches on Google and LinkedIn for further information. With Social Intelligence, employers can now do a social media background check on prospective employee. Social Intelligence is a ‘detective’ over...
  • Social network neutrality: Redefine balance

    What is Network Neutrality? Jave quoted definition, along with some real news from Tim Wu’s “The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empire”. Simplifying it, network neutrality is seeking balance among intimate business players in similar field. It is derived due to existence of information monopolies. Start by time, innovation and...
  • Start-ups: $41 million does not promise success

    “For every success there will be 250 really dumb valuations.” – Mark Suster Color, a start-up company for photo-sharing received a huge amount of investment earlier this year. The news was a big-thing when I heard about it, and I was quite excited when watching the demo video in their website. Unfortunately, that does not reflect user experience when...
  • Lawsuit: Winklevoss Twins want Facebook settlement to be voided

    The Winklevoss twins, former Harvard classmates of Mark Zuckerberg claim the settlement reached with Facebook in 2008 was procured through fraud and now seeks to void it. Zuckerberg’s Facebook is accused for not disclosing an accurate valuation of its shares before the agreement of $65 million and company stock as...
  • 10 million users in 9 days: Zynga’s Empire & Allies

    With nearly a quarter billion monthly users, Zynga is more successful than any other game developer in the world in terms of users engagement. Casual, light-hearted and cartoonish is pretty much Zynga style, captured many users attention across the wide-web. The number or its users is almost half of...