Tech News – April 23rd 2012 to April 25th 2012
Tech news – April 23rd 2012 to April 25th 2012:
- What Your Klout Score Really Means | Epicenter | Wired.com –
- Seth StevensonPhoto: Garry McLeod
Last spring Sam Fiorella was recruited for a VP position at a large Toronto marketing agency. With 15 years of experience consulting for major brands like AOL, Ford, and Kraft, Fiorella felt confident in his qualifications. But midway through the interview, he was caught off guard when his interviewer asked him for his Klout score. Fiorella hesitated awkwardly before confessing that he had no idea what a Klout score was.
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- Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter? | Gadget Lab | Wired.com –
- Who owns your files on Google Drive? | Internet & Media – CNET News –
- Zack WhittakerDropbox and Microsoft's SkyDrive allow you to retain your copyright and IP rights to the work you upload to the service, but Google Drive takes everything you own. [Read more]
- How far does Google Drive’s terms go in ‘owning’ your files? | ZDNet –
- Zack WhittakerDropbox and Microsoft’s SkyDrive allows you to retain your copyright and IP rights to the work you upload to the service. Google Drive, however, takes everything you own.
- Exclusive: Bebo founders, shareholders sue owner for ‘destroying’ site — paidContent –
- Robert AndrewsBebo, which has hit one rocky patch after another the past few years, now has new troubles. The social network’s founders and some other shareholders are suing its current owner, alleging fraud.
Original co-founders Michael and Xochi Birch’s MXB Holdings, Ron Conway’s SV Angel investment vehicle, TV executive Michael Jackson and entrepreneur Richard Hecker have filed suit against Criterion Capital Partners (CCP), which took Bebo off AOL’s hands in June 2010, and its CEO Adam Levin.
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- This is the web right now – The Oatmeal –
- Matthew InmanThe State of the Web – Spring 2012
- Official Google Blog: Introducing Google Drive… yes, really –
- A GooglerJust like the Loch Ness Monster, you may have heard the rumors about Google Drive. It turns out, one of the two actually does exist. Today, we’re introducing Google Drive—a place where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your stuff. Whether you’re working with a friend on a joint research project, planning a wedding with your fiancé or tracking a budget with roommates, you can do it in Drive. You can upload and access all of your files, including videos, photos, Google Docs, PD… show all text
- Log In | Facebook –
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, post links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.
- Modern Web Development –
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