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Google Glass in 10 years: the view from dystopia

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Indie dev remaking Descent with modern graphics, sound

Six Degrees acquires Datahop; fiberoptic datacenter network

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UK cloud services provider Six Degrees Group acquires Datahop, giving it a high-speed fiberoptic network connecting datacenters in London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris....
Six Degrees acquires Datahop; fiberoptic datacenter network

Six Degrees of Black Sabbath: trova le connessioni tra musicisti

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Six Degrees of Black Sabbath: trova le connessioni tra musicisti

Six degrees of Friendship

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Six degrees of Friendship

Twitter adds new search options and matching of Promoted Tweets to relevant trending topics for advertisers

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Twitter has today introduced two new options for users of its advertising products like Promoted Tweets. The first is an improved search system that allows advertisers to match by exact words, phrases and keywords. The second, and much more powerful, is the ability to match Promoted Tweets automatically with relevant...
Twitter adds new search options and matching of Promoted Tweets to relevant trending topics for advertisers

Microsoft takes Manhattan, recruits three former Yahoo researchers for new NYC lab

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Jennifer Chayes will head up the NYC lab, in addition to her current role as managing director of Microsoft Research New England.. Microsoft Research is opening a new lab in New York City, seeding it with three former Yahoo researchers who have made their mark in social networks, computational economics...
Microsoft takes Manhattan, recruits three former Yahoo researchers for new NYC lab

Flush with fresh funding, ICT services provider Six Degrees Group acquires Ultraspeed

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After raising £60 million in funding last year and securing a further £25 million through a credit facility earlier this month, data services provider Six Degrees Group this morning announced its sixth acquisition. The company has purchased Ultraspeed, a London-based managed hosting and cloud services provider. With the acquisition...
Flush with fresh funding, ICT services provider Six Degrees Group acquires Ultraspeed

The Visualizing Marathon: 132 graphics on health, transport and politics

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Over 100 data-visualisations were created during last weekend's Visualizing Global Marathon, on topics including infectious diseases and air travel. Browse a selection of entries and help decide the People's Choice Prize• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianOver 1,000 student data-visualisation enthusiasts took part in last weekend's Visualizing...
The Visualizing Marathon: 132 graphics on health, transport and politics

Six Degrees raises £8m and completes acquisition of Cloud Computing Centre

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Six Degrees Group today announced that it has raised £8 million ($12.4m) in new funding from Penta Capital and has completed the acquisition of Cloud Computing Centre (CCC). Six Degrees Group is a privately-owned managed data services provider. It serves UK mid-market and corporate customers. The Group has a converged services portfolio...
Six Degrees raises £8m and completes acquisition of Cloud Computing Centre

Hillary Clinton Cozies Up to Silicon Valley Before Exiting Office

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On her way out of the public sector last Thursday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ran through a spate of last-minute initiatives, including the Alliance for an Affordable Internet, which seeks to expand Internet access in developing countries where a mere 25 percent of the population (on average) is online....
Hillary Clinton Cozies Up to Silicon Valley Before Exiting Office

Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system

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Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system : To use Google's system, the user simply types in the words "Bacon number" followed by the name of the actor. By way of example, typing "Bacon number Simon Pegg" reveals that Bacon and the British actor are linked...
Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system

Six Degrees Of SEO Bacon & B2B Link Building Q&A

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Several weeks ago, I had the privilege of being part of a Search Marketing Now (SMN) webinar, it was sponsored by Optify and focused on B2B link building tactics. Scott Fasser, Director of Customer Experience at Optify and I shared a number of B2B linking tactics and then hosted a lively Q&A... Please visit...
Six Degrees Of SEO Bacon & B2B Link Building Q&A

Six Degrees Group acquires Aurora Networks to bolster its multimedia offerings

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Six Degrees Group, the privately-owned managed data services provider has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aurora Networks, a unified communications integrator. Aurora Networks offers a selection of voice, video and data products from various manufacturing partners to offer communications solutions. Through the acquisition, Six Degrees Group hopes...
Six Degrees Group acquires Aurora Networks to bolster its multimedia offerings

The Facebook IPO Players Club: Reid Hoffman

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They were doing just fine before, but the biggest of minority owners of Facebook are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (nearly half a billion dollars for Reid Hoffman?), here's a look at what got them...
The Facebook IPO Players Club: Reid Hoffman

Google Knowledge Graph explains related content, finds the six degrees with less Bacon

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We had a bit of a laugh with Google's Kevin Bacon calculator. Not everyone needs to tie their searches to the star of Footloose, though, which is partly why Google is pushing out an update to its Knowledge Graph that explains how searches turn up related items. The effort...
Google Knowledge Graph explains related content, finds the six degrees with less Bacon

Freshly-funded Cmune brings its cross-platform FPS UberStrike to the iPad and Android tablets

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Fresh off a new round of funding, game developer Cmune has released iPad and Android tablet versions of its cross-platform first-person shooter UberStrike. A paid beta version of the iPad release had been in the App Store for a while, but the company has now made the app a free download,...
Freshly-funded Cmune brings its cross-platform FPS UberStrike to the iPad and Android tablets

Twitter Adds More Keyword Targeting Options And Trending Topic Matching For 'Promoted Tweets'

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Lots of bold moves coming out of Twitter before the holiday season. The latest, and most subtle, is the offering of more granular search terms for advertisers to promote tweets against in its ‘Promoted Tweets’ product. As of today, Twitter will now let Promoted Tweets customers match their tweets to...
Twitter Adds More Keyword Targeting Options And Trending Topic Matching For 'Promoted Tweets'

Facebook Patents The Feed

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On Tuesday, Facebook was awarded a major patent for “Dynamically providing a news feed about a user of a social network”. This is a huge deal for a number of reasons, most significantly that it grants Facebook the opportunity to pursue other social networks which are infringing on their patent....
Facebook Patents The Feed

Google's New "Bacon Number" Search Answers Those "Degree Of Kevin Bacon" Questions

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Six Degrees Of Bacon is a popular game where people try to guess how actora are connected to Kevin Bacon through movies they’ve been in. Now Google is making it easy with a new “bacon number” search. For example, how can you get from Scarlett Johansson to Kevin Bacon? Johansson... Please...
Google's New "Bacon Number" Search Answers Those "Degree Of Kevin Bacon" Questions

Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system

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Student game, based on the idea that it is always possible to connect every film actor in the world back to the Footloose star, has been added into Google's search engineIt is the party game beloved of cinephiles everywhere, one which rewards detailed knowledge of the career of one of...
Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its search system

Noted Social Network Researcher Duncan Watts Leaves Yahoo

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Duncan Watts, the social science researcher who has been at Yahoo since 2007, has left the company. Yahoo confirmed the departure. Watts has reportedly joined Microsoft’s research organization, but the software company declined to comment. Watts, who is an Australian with degrees in physics and applied mechanics, researches social networks...
Noted Social Network Researcher Duncan Watts Leaves Yahoo

Six degrees of aggregation

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By Michael Shapiro Of the many and conflicting stories about how Huffington Post came to be—how it boasts 68 sections, three international editions (with more to come), 1.2 billion monthly page views and 54 million comments in the past year alone, how it came to surpass the traffic of virtually...
Six degrees of aggregation

Not a Small World, After All: New Site Brings Social Networking to the Luxe Crowd

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A screenshot of the iPhone and iPad app. (Best of All Worlds) In 2011, Harvey Weinstein wrote in Newsweek that “one of my all-time doozies” was buying a controlling interest in the social network A Small World. Gawker described the site, in 2004, as an “online VIP club,” noting that...
Not a Small World, After All: New Site Brings Social Networking to the Luxe Crowd
It’s a Small World After All: The Top Global Web Trends
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