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  • A Bull on IT Outsourcing: Sahm Adrangi Sees Opportunities for Offshore Developers

    Sahm Adrangi, CIO and Founder of Kerrisdale Capital Management, is best known for his shorts, but the firm has recently begun advocating a different sort of investment: long holdings in fast-growing IT outsourcers. For years, Adrangi has been long Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH), a blue chip in foreign outsourcing....
  • Is Twitter letting the government spy on us?

    Twitter says no! Well at least they are making it harder for them to do so by blocking US intelligence agencies such as the NSA and CIA from accessing data from Dataminr which is a company that tracks data about trending tweets in real time. Twitter is just one...
  • Twitter: From Courtroom To Mainstream Media

    “Using Twitter transformed my reporting as a member of the BBC team covering the Stephen Lawrence murder trial. It has its pitfalls. But I believe it has great potential,” Philippa Thomas wrote. The 140-character limit is a tough challenge for every journalist including Philippa Thomas. Nonetheless, she is now able to post news-related...
  • Tweet Hunt: Kill those Tweet!

    The number of people using Twitter around the world are only growing with 140-character status keep revealing every major and minor happening in every person’s life, every minute. Now, iPhone and iPad allows you to “fight” back at those tweets, with a bit of Angry Bird style. You can...
  • Public companies are limiting sales of its shares [Twitter, LivingSocial, Square]

    Private companies rely on the stability of its stocks to stay in the game. Thus, shares sold and bought by investors are constantly monitored. A report by Bloomberg says, Twitter Inc., LivingSocial and Square Inc. are taking steps to bar investors from selling shares on secondary exchanges. Twitter asked its investors in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Square Is Now Worth $1.6 Billion from $240m in January

    Square, the mobile payments startup company that envisions revolutionizing the way of payment transaction (without cash and credit card) seems to grow rapidly each day. At the moment, Square promotes a free credit card reader to be attached to smartphones and iPhones, which turns them to a credit-card reader....