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internet properties

Why you should have comments, even when they are bad

gigaom.com
If you spend long enough reading blogs — or even newspapers, for that matter — you will eventually come across an essay about how a site is struggling with the question of whether to allow comments, or has decided to shut them down. The latest example of this genre...
Why you should have comments, even when they are bad
Chrome Extension Replaces Annoying Newsfeed Photos of Babies with Pics of Bacon, Cats

Marketing Biz: Groupon Acquires Hyperpublic, Pinterest Addresses Copyright Flap and Twitter Rushes Toward Ad Business

marketingland.com
This week brought a number of contrasting stories around tracking and privacy along with significant hires to support the ongoing evolution of major Internet properties. Groupon snatches up local-data startup Hyperpublic for better deal targeting “We have everything. Need Twitter handles of vegans... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Marketing Biz: Groupon Acquires Hyperpublic, Pinterest Addresses Copyright Flap and Twitter Rushes Toward Ad Business

South Korea’s Nascent Startup Scene Pins Its Hopes on Mobile

pandodaily.com
Korea’s Internet infrastructure is probably the best in the world, but the country’s startup ecosystem is way behind. The country has had high-speed broadband since the early 2000s, and the government plans to bring one-gigabit-per-second Internet to every household in the country. Its 4G connectivity hits full bars even in...
South Korea’s Nascent Startup Scene Pins Its Hopes on Mobile

Scaling at MySpace

perspectives.mvdirona.com
MySpace makes the odd technology choice that I don’t fully understand.  And, from a distance, there are times when I think I see opportunity to drop costs substantially. But, let’s ignore that, and tip our hat to the MySpace for incredibly scale they are driving. It’s a great social...
Scaling at MySpace
Why you need to boost your customer service game

Report: Cisco Looking To Buy Interactive TV And Security Specialist NDS In $5B Deal

techcrunch.com
Yesterday I wrote about how Israel is trying to promote itself as the next hotbed of consumer and Internet of startups, moving beyond its traditional roots in “hard” technology. But today comes news of a deal that is firmly about its existing might in the latter category: Cisco is reported...
Report: Cisco Looking To Buy Interactive TV And Security Specialist NDS In $5B Deal

Mary Meeker highlights 2013's next internet trends: 'Wearables, Drivables, Flyables and Scannables'

www.guardian.co.uk
Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers partner's annual presentation also digs into smartphones, tablets, social media and ChinaAnalyst-turned-VC Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends presentation draws plenty of attention in Silicon Valley and beyond. The 2013 edition is no exception, co-authored with Liang Wu, her colleague at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.Among the...
Mary Meeker highlights 2013's next internet trends: 'Wearables, Drivables, Flyables and Scannables'
IPv6 denial-of-service attacks appear, and we’re not ready

Internet Explorer 10 Preview available for Windows 7 users

www.pcworld.com
Although Windows 8 users have been enjoying IE10 since the new OS launched, this is the first time Windows 7 users can give the new browser a try. For Windows 7 users, Internet Explorer 10 won't be a major upgrade over IE9. Microsoft mainly focused on Windows 8 for...
Internet Explorer 10 Preview available for Windows 7 users

Fab’s membership has more than doubled since implementing Facebook’s Open Graph

thenextweb.com
Since launching Open Graph last year at f8, Facebook has helped some of the biggest Internet properties grow by leaps and bounds. The swanky e-commerce site Fab is no exception, having gone from 1.8M users to an astonishing 4.5M since implementing Open Graph in January. Facebook announced these figures, along...
Fab’s membership has more than doubled since implementing Facebook’s Open Graph

Asia May Once Again Pave the Way for the Future of Social Networks

pandodaily.com
The hottest mobile Internet properties in Asia right now are messaging apps that are beefed up with social networking features. China’s Weixin. Korea’s KakaoTalk. Japan’s Line. Increasingly, I’m coming to believe that the West will copy these apps, all of which cover multiple communications functions: instant chat, voice messaging, photo-sharing,...
Asia May Once Again Pave the Way for the Future of Social Networks

How Mashable turned Pete Cashmore from internet playboy to CNN target

www.guardian.co.uk
Cashmore's site is one of the net's hottest properties and he will become very wealthy if the Time Warner deal goes throughHe is the internet wunderkind whose technology news website grew into a multimillion-dollar blogs empire from his parents' home 18 miles outside Aberdeen. Yet most Brits would struggle to...
How Mashable turned Pete Cashmore from internet playboy to CNN target

RT @SGgrc: 75% of the top 30 Internet properties are in the US, but only 17% of users. The Internet is a top US export!: http://bit.ly/d4gxjF

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RT @SGgrc: 75% of the top 30 Internet properties are in the US, but only 17% of users. The Internet is a top US export!: http://bit.ly/d4gxjF
One Funding Announcement That Probably Won't Restore Your Faith in Humanity: BuzzFeed Raises Another $20M

Drama at Russia's Vkontakte: UCP claims 48% stake, CEO is involved in a police investigation

thenextweb.com
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on East-West Digital News, a leading English-language resource on Russian digital industries and related venture activity. United Capital Partners (UCP), a major Russian fund operating in various industries, claims to have acquired a 48% stake in the country’s leading social network Vkontakte.ru, also known as VK.com. The transaction...
Drama at Russia's Vkontakte: UCP claims 48% stake, CEO is involved in a police investigation
Youku and Tudou merging to create China's largest video site
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