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How MailChimp learned to treat data like orange juice and rethink email in the process

Chinese Web Search Giant Baidu Sees $677 Billion In Q1 Revenue, Up 75% Year-Over-Year

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As someone who spends most of her time reporting on the United States technology landscape, it’s always a bit jarring to look at the numbers coming out of China-focused web companies. The sheer numbers involved there are crazy — and from the looks of it, the growth is not going...
Chinese Web Search Giant Baidu Sees $677 Billion In Q1 Revenue, Up 75% Year-Over-Year

Google's Android Apps Caught Providing Developers With Personal User Information (GOOG)

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc's privacy practices are drawing heat after an Australian software developer said the company was providing him with personal information, including email addresses, of everyone who purchased his mobile app. The information that Google shared, which included customers' full names, email and some postal code...
Google's Android Apps Caught Providing Developers With Personal User Information (GOOG)
"In the Studio," KISSmetrics' Hiten Shah Simply Tells It Like It Is
Larry Page & Google legal chief talk about the company's involvement in PRISM

Web Companies Are Tripping Over Themselves To Be Part Of Google's New Cloud (GOOG)

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Google didn't just launch a new Amazon-killer cloud today. It launched a whole Amazon-like ecosystem. We're being buried in press releases by Web companies that will offer their services to users of Google Compute Engine. Here's a few: MapR: It offers a version of Hadoop. Hadoop is "big data" software....
Web Companies Are Tripping Over Themselves To Be Part Of Google's New Cloud (GOOG)

Dropbox bought Cove to make the jump to webscale

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Drew Houston With more than 45 million users already connected to his company’s cloud storage service, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston knows he has an infrastructure challenge ahead of him. The challenge is that as Dropbox adds users and devices, it approaches the ecehlon of web companies that includes heavyweights such...
Dropbox bought Cove to make the jump to webscale
Google, Facebook, Amazon, and eBay form 'Internet Association' lobbying group

5 ways your ISP’s failure to move to IPv6 could affect you

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Wednesday is World IPv6 Launch Day, a time when ISPs, major websites and network engineers will permanently flip the switch over a different form of addressing system. For the most part, the IPv6 transition will go unnoticed and few will care about what is an arcane and important element of...
5 ways your ISP’s failure to move to IPv6 could affect you

SXSW: Is Browser Tracking and Data Harvesting Good or Bad?

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Web companies will use my personal data to target more relevant ads to me. That’s good, right?...
SXSW: Is Browser Tracking and Data Harvesting Good or Bad?

Twitter Got Hacked. Expect More Companies to Follow.

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The last week of tech headlines reads like some sort of cybersecurity end of days scenario. The New York Times, hacked. The Wall Street Journal, hacked. The Washington Post, hacked. And finally on Friday, Twitter, one of the world’s largest Internet communication services — hacked. “Who’s next?” you may be...
Twitter Got Hacked. Expect More Companies to Follow.

Twitter to use Do Not Track system

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Social network to honour requests from users who do not want online behaviour recorded – unlike Google and fFacebookTwitter says it will honour requests from users who do not want their online behaviour tracked, the company said on Thursday, in contrast with web companies such Google and Facebook whose business...
Twitter to use Do Not Track system

Court approves FTC's $22.5 million penalty for Google over Safari cookies

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The FTC might not have been impressed with Google bypassing Safari cookie settings in the name of +1 functionality, but it'll at least be satisfied with the outcome. A Northern District of California federal court has approved the FTC's proposed settlement, which sees Google pay a $22.5 million penalty...
Court approves FTC's $22.5 million penalty for Google over Safari cookies

Casino Game Makers Target Zynga, Social Gaming

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Web companies like Zynga ushered in a new era of “social” games on PCs and mobile devices that people can play online with their Facebook friends, forcing traditional console-game makers like Electronic Arts to join the fray to avoid being left behind. Now, as Zynga ponders a way to enter...
Casino Game Makers Target Zynga, Social Gaming

U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Says It's Impossible to Wiretap iMessage Conversations

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CNET has obtained a 'sensitive' U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency document that says it is impossible for law enforcement agencies to eavesdrop on iMessage conversations, even with a court order, because of Apple's "secure end-to-end encryption". The memo appears to be aimed at informing DEA agents that while they may have...
U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Says It's Impossible to Wiretap iMessage Conversations
Task force considers fining web companies that don't comply with wiretap orders

Big Data Broadens Its Range

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Once the domain of Web companies, new database software is now helping a wave of firms such as AutoZone and Chevron to more efficiently parse and organize large sets of data....
Big Data Broadens Its Range
Toward a More Visual Language: How Social Networks Skirt Censorship in China
So they’ve offered you the CEO job at a startup?

China: Google's too controlling, we should create our own damn smartphone OS

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PRC officials are voicing concerns about Android’s use in China and Google’s tense relationship with Chinese web companies. In a white paper on the mobile web published last month, China’s Academy of Telecommunication Research (the research branch of the PRC’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) states that while...
China: Google's too controlling, we should create our own damn smartphone OS

Web companies beg Congress to “step back” from IP legislation

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Hoping to amplify the voice of the Internet, web companies including Mozilla, Reddit, and WordPress have banded with public interest and human rights groups to urge Congress to stop its work on intellectual property laws. Monday, more than 70 organizations signed an open letter addressed to House of Representatives and...
Web companies beg Congress to “step back” from IP legislation
Amazon doesn't reveal what it makes on cloud computing, but here's the number, anyway
Alcatel-Lucent Creates Methodology For APIs And Makes Available Under Creative Commons
Red Hat: The Software Industry's Choice Is 'Open Or Die'

Real-time search engine OneRiot makes it ads more mainstream

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Real-time search startup OneRiot is making its content ads fit in with industry standards, as it pushes for broader distribution across the web. It’s launching ad units today that match Interactive Advertising Bureau guidelines (see right). Before, partners had to integrate OneRiot’s raw data feed and design their own user interface for...
Real-time search engine OneRiot makes it ads more mainstream

Yahoo's Working On Two Large Acquisitions (YHOO)

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Jackie Reses, Yahoo's head of HR and mergers and acquisitions, recently told employees that the company had two big acquisition deals in the works, Kara Swisher reports at AllThingsD. There are also a half-dozen smaller deals in the work, similar to Yahoo's recent acquisitions of Stamped and OnTheAir, two small...
Yahoo's Working On Two Large Acquisitions (YHOO)
In conversation with David Karp, CEO & Founder of Tumblr

Google I/O 2010 Day 1: A more powerful web in more places

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Today at Moscone West in San Francisco, we’re kicking off our largest developer conference of the year, Google I/O. Over two days, 5,000 people from 66 countries will hear from 200 speakers, see 180+ developer demonstrations and participate in more than 90 technical sessions, breakouts and fireside chats to meet...
Google I/O 2010 Day 1: A more powerful web in more places

Venture Capital Reduces Risk Appetite

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Venture capitalists are reining in their spending in areas like the consumer Internet following the disappointing stock market performances of recently public Web companies Facebook, Zynga and Groupon....
Venture Capital Reduces Risk Appetite

What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2012

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This post was originally published on our sister site MarketWatch: Revenue-building strategies for mobile-phone operators, financial services in a mobile world and how to capture more of the connected consumer’s time and money — these are just some of the topics likely to be front and center when 60,000 delegates...
What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2012
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