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Meebo has been acquired by Google for a reported $100 million

Meebo now goes with Big G, that is it’s been acquired by Google for some $100 million. Meebo, started in 2005 as a web-based messaging service, but has since developed “the Meebo bar,” its flagship offering which “wraps” a web … Continue reading

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USA house life 2.0: Internet is perceived as a basic utility, a research report says.

Americans probably can’t unplug themselves these days from Internet – sort of. What is Internet like in everyday life in the USA? What has become Internet connection within households – and mobile too? Here comes a pretty interesting research that … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: an IPO bubble that is popping or a robust stock?

LinkedIn, the first major US social network to go public, saw its shares more than double as they debuted on the New York Stock Exchange to a bidding frenzy from investors. It makes Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn’s founder and largest shareholder, … Continue reading

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Apple crushes forecasts again with Q2 2011 results: Macs and iPhone up, iPad backlogged – ‘just’ 4.69 Million iPads sold

Today, Apple [AAPL] reported earnings for the second fiscal quarter, including revenue of $24.67 billion and a net quarterly profit of $5.99 billion, or $6.40 earnings per share. Revenue nearly doubled from a year ago, blowing past Apple’s low-ball guidance … Continue reading

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