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Failed backyard farms lead to growing number of homeless animals

Failed backyard farms lead to growing number of homeless animals | Social Media | Scoop.it
As more urbanites abandon their attempts at homesteading, farm animal sanctuaries are feeling the crunch and animals are suffering. (Mother Nature Network front page feature.
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Rural Revolution: Homesteading and ignorant people

Rural Revolution: Homesteading and ignorant people | Social Media | Scoop.it
I replied: "In my experience city people are split about 50-50 on their reaction to homesteading. Some sneer, and I mentally dismiss them. Others are envious or supportive and a lively discussion ensues.
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Alibaba Gears up for IPO in U.S.

Alibaba Gears up for IPO in U.S. | Social Media | Scoop.it
China’s e-commerce behemoth Alibaba has filed an initial public offering document to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to SEC information and well-informed sources, the IPO pla...
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Here's why Alibaba is becoming a huge threat to Amazon and eBay

Here's why Alibaba is becoming a huge threat to Amazon and eBay | Social Media | Scoop.it
By Cooper Smith Alibaba is expected to IPO in September and a new financial report from the company reveals that the Chinese e-commerce giant continues to grow at a blistering pace. The company's...
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Amazon is now aggressively going after Google’s core business

Amazon is now aggressively going after Google’s core business | Social Media | Scoop.it
Amazon and Google, having evolved well beyond their respective beginnings as on online bookstore and a web search engine, are now expanding in ways that bring them closer to becoming direct competitors. The latest: Amazon is spending $970 million to buy Twitch, a live-streaming site for videogame players that was viewed by more than 55 million unique visitors in...

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Charles Young's curator insight, August 28, 2014 7:39 PM

Good to see someone finally trying to eat into Google's business, if anyone has a chance Amazon does. Will be interesting to see how this pans out.

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Micro-homesteading in WA with 10K microhome (84 sq ft) in friends' yard

Dee Williams used to live in a 2000-square-foot, 3-bedroom home. Then she traveled to Guatelama (to help build a schoolhouse) and when she came home her hou...
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7 Apps Tech Entrepreneurs Are Using Right Now – Best Practices

Coworkers getting in a quick workout using the Power 20 app. Tech entrepreneurs are the quintessential early adopters, so I turn to them when it comes to discovering new and worthwhile apps for business and personal use. Of course I include my company’s app, Power 20, but I feel fine about...
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Alibaba provided "try-before-you-pay" online shopping option

Alibaba provided "try-before-you-pay" online shopping option | Social Media | Scoop.it
HANGZHOU -- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has teamed up with five leading home textile producers in the country to offer "try-before-you-pay" options to online shoppers on its trading plat...
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Google has just killed Google Authorship - Neowin

Google has just killed Google Authorship - Neowin | Social Media | Scoop.it
Google has completely (and unexpectedly) removed all authorship functionality and Google+ integration from its search results and webmaster tools, saying that it was 'distracting' for the users.
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Noooooooooo! Apparently G+ is losing traction with Google itself. 

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What's Twitch? Gamers Know, and Amazon Is Spending $1 Billion on It - New York Times

What's Twitch? Gamers Know, and Amazon Is Spending $1 Billion on It - New York Times | Social Media | Scoop.it
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What's Twitch? Gamers Know, and Amazon Is Spending $1 Billion on It New York Times On Monday, that new habit enticed the web giant Amazon to reach a $1.1 billion deal to buy Twitch, the most popular website for watching people play...
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