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Sep 12 2014

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I was just minding my own business submitting an article to StumbleUpon, when I couldn’t help but notice an entirely new experience when I clicked the submit button. In the past, users would have gotten something more like this (which I’m still getting from the StumbleUpon toolbar): Now, we’re seeing this when you click the

Sep 12 2014

Google recently hosted a panel discussion as part of its Talks at Google series, called “The Modern Shopper”. It’s about how technology is driving the fashion industry. Panelists include: Steven Alan: Founder of Steve Alan; Leah Chernikoff: Editor at Elle.com; Lauren Sherman: Writer at Fashionista.com; and Brett Heyman: Founder of Edie Parker. It’s moderated by

Sep 12 2014

Another story about someone gaming Facebook’s News Feed algorithm made its way into the news this week, which isn’t good for the company, which keeps going out of its way to improve News Feed quality. Last month, Wired’s Mat Honan wrote a story that got a lot of attention. He liked everything he came across

Sep 12 2014

The FairSearch coalition convened this week in Washington D.C. for a panel to discuss U.S. and EU competition policies, and the next steps in the European Google investigation. The panel criticized the FTC’s investigation, which led to a settlement with Google that competitors found unfavorable, as well as antitrust issues, and the potential for future

Sep 11 2014

Google has been hinting at merging Chrome OS and Android into one operating system in one way or another for years. It’s also suggested that it won’t do that. While the operating systems are hardly one now, Google has indeed taken another step in a somewhat similar direction by enabling Android app compatibility with Chrome

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