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  Groupon share price grows by 23% because of Google

There have been rumors that Google will acquire Groupon. This rumor makes Groupon's share price soar 23% in three weeks.Groupon's share price closed at $4.69 yesterday, which is Groupon's highest price since October 19. Since November 2011 IPO, Groupon's share price dropped 77%.Telsey Advisory Group analyst Tom Forte said Groupon's market capitalization shrunk to $3.07 billion, It's possible that Google may choose to acquire Groupon at this time. In fact, after there was news that Google was con...

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  Why cannot Renren be China's Facebook?

Yizhou Chen, CEO of China's SNS community Renren, shouted "one war, three battles". We do not know now how the battle progresses. Currently Renren's net market value is $1.3 billion where 900 million of them are in cash, it means the market values Renren 400 million US dollars only which is far lower than Facebook. Why cannot Renren be China's Facebook? This is a very interesting topic, many users share their opinions, Some of the main points are summarized as follows:Facebook pay more attentio...

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  Time Warner invests on Maker Studios

According to ATD, the start-up Maker Studios which specializes in the creation and distribution of YouTube video clips, will get a $40 million investment from investors where media giant Time Warmer is the lead investor.Maker Studios is an video clip creation and distribution of start-up headquartered in Los Angeles. According to its website, this media company's mission is to act as a bridge between YouTube and TV institutions. The program subscribers on YouTube over 80 million, over one billi...

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  9 fields platform companies need to fight for

If you are person reading technology news much, you will find a large part of the tech news are about a few companies : Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, in which the first four are today's "Big Four (platform)" as said by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. These giants have both competition and cooperation in many areas, and each has its own place in the world, with Schmidt's words, Google dominates search, Apple designs device, Amazon occupies e-commerce and Facebook leads social. Alth...

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  Samsung loses $12.3 billion in one day

Following the court decision last Friday on Samsung's infringement of Apple's patents, Apple did not stop, they immediately submitted an application to the court to ban some Samsung smartphones, including 8 types of Samsung smartphones sold in United States. Apple listed in detail in the document what patents these phones infringed. These 8 smartphones are: Galaxy S 4G Galaxy S2 (AT&T) Galaxy S2 (Skyrocket) Galaxy S2 (T-Mobile) Galaxy S2 Epic 4G Galaxy S Showcase Droid Charge Galaxy Prevail...

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  Facebook hires all Pieceable employees

Facebook recently hired all employees from Pieceable, a web service provider which lets iOS app publishers deliver their apps to the browser and preview their apps in the browser. Facebook claimed that they didn't acquire Pieceable, they just hired their employees. Now Pieceable service is shut down. Currently there are around 800000 app demos on Pieceable, developers can try and show off their iPhone or iPad applications by putting their apps on Pieceable's web service. What Facebook did disapp...

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  GitHub is to raise fund

Popular social coding and code hosting site GitHub is close to make an fund raising agreement with venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. After this round of fund raising, GitHub's market value will be around $500-800million.GitHub is a very popular social coding website, the major clients are programmers from big IT companies. Recently, GitHub even becomes a platform for some big companies to recruit new programmers, some HR managers are more willing to read applicant's GitHun profile instea...

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  10 principles to start your own business

Guy Kawasaki is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, bestselling author, and Apple Fellow. He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984. He is currently a Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, and has been involved in the rumor reporting site Truemors and the RSS aggregation Alltop. He is also a well-known blogger.We summarized 10 principles to start a new business from one of his presentations. 1. Make meaning in your companyThe most...

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