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China Finds Resistance to Oil Deals in Africa

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In Niger, government officials have fought a Chinese oil giant step by step, painfully undoing parts of a contract they call ruinous. In neighboring Chad, they have been even more forceful, shutting down the Chinese and accusing them of gross environmental negligence. In Gabon, they have seized major oil tracts from China, handing them over to the state company.

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Releasing Press Releases – TV-like auto-play videos for mobiles being tested by Facebook

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Facebook is reportedly testing auto-play videos for its mobile version, in a bid to provide customers with TV-like video ads.

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LinkedIn Brings A New Look For Its Groups | Social Networker

LinkedIn Brings A New Look For Its Groups | Social Networker | Twitter’s First Step Towards Going Public | Scoop.it
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The professional network unveils new features in LinkedIn Groups that give managers more options to brand and customize their communities. The new streamlined interface also makes it easier for members to find content and engage in a Group. The purpose of LinkedIn is to allow businesses and business professionals to promote their business, research business contacts, search for employment opportunities, post resumes and look for potential employees.  It also is a primarily business-oriented social networking site unlike Facebook and Twitter which can be geared more toward personal needs.

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Nokia delays phablet launch after Microsoft deal – source | Social Networker

Nokia delays phablet launch after Microsoft deal – source | Social Networker | Twitter’s First Step Towards Going Public | Scoop.it
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Nokia had planned to announce new devices including a phablet, a smartphone with a screen larger than 5 inches, to revamp its lineup of Lumia smartphones which use Microsoft’s Windows Phone software, according to sources familiar with the plan prior to the Microsoft deal.

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Snapseed X On Google+ | Broadcast Times

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Google+ now incorporates Snapseed’s powerful image-editing tools within photos., not only showcasing some powerful editing tools for users, but also leveraging their Native Client (NaCL) technology for Chrome. Google+ has a whole new design, one that will change both how you can interact with the 190+ million active users of Google’s social service, and how you can share your photos with them. This is no small update: Google lists 41 changes in all, starting with the fundamental design – which now appears more like the card-style layout of Pinterest, with a multi-column Stream design and support for high-resolution images.

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New Amazon Kindle Fire image leaks online | Broadcast Times

New Amazon Kindle Fire image leaks online | Broadcast Times | Twitter’s First Step Towards Going Public | Scoop.it
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The photo, tweeted by @evleaks, shows what appears to be an updated version of Amazon’s Kindle Fire, expected to be officially launched later this year.

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Genuine Finger Print Reading – New Smartphone Feature

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There were apps that mock the finger print reading on smart phones like something that entertain the user. Hundreds of such apps were in the market (both in the iphone apps and Google play app store) and they were all well received by users. But its no longer a fake game. Sources claim that with the new iPhone, Apple has this wonderful feature that reads fingerprints.

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Yahoo moves from Xtra To Its Own Platform

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Xtra, a joint venture web portal between Telecom and Yahoo, has been facing problems since 2007. Yahoo is reportedly moving Telecom’s 4, 50,000 email accounts from the troubled site, Xtra to Yahoo’s main email platform.

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Microsoft laying off freelancers, contract writers from MSN

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Microsoft Corp, the giant software company seeks to reshape itself as a devices and services company, is laying off dozens of contract and freelance writers from its MSN news and entertainment portal.

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Facebook Shares Facial Recognition Feature Under FTC Scanner

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In the present scenario Social media are growing and spreading virally among people. Among the existing social media Facebook is the most recognized one. There is no individual without a Facebook account.

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An Indian Doctor Uses Google Glass in Surgery for First Time

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For first time in India, a surgeon operated two persons with the help of a pair of Google glass, which facilitates people across the globe to watch  the procedure live.

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Facebook’s Photo Fiasco Protects Your Personal Images

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Five months after it first announced coming privacy changes this past summer, Facebook is finally rolling out a new set of revamped privacy settings for its 350 million users. Once again, Facebook has proposed changes to its governing documents, stating the social network’s right to incorporate users’ images in advertising.

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Twitter’s First Step Towards Going Public | Business Feeds

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Twitter, the 200 million user microblogging service, has filed for its initial public offering. Twitter said in a tweet that it has confidentially submitted a document to the SEC with plans for an initial public offering of stock. “We’ve confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO,” Twitter said in its official feed.

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Releasing Press Releases – Introducing Buffer for LinkedIn Company Pages

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Hey! Good news for you… LinkedIn is introducing buffer for company pages. Buffer is a service that always listens to user feedback. Now users are able to post and schedule updates for LinkedIn company pages. LinkedIn is mainly used to find jobs and keep in touch with colleagues. Even though LinkedIn is not as popular as Facebook, Twitter or Google+ it still can do a great job to promote your brand to a great extent.

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Social Media Numbers – YouTube | Social Networker

Social Media Numbers – YouTube | Social Networker | Twitter’s First Step Towards Going Public | Scoop.it
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Did you know that YouTube is the second search engine on the web, which makes it a great resource for traffic and leads. Zappos reports that YouTube took 250,000 visits to its website in 2012. See more numbers:

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Insurance Repository System Was Introduced By Finance Minister P.Chidambaram | Social Networker

Insurance Repository System Was Introduced By Finance Minister P.Chidambaram | Social Networker | Twitter’s First Step Towards Going Public | Scoop.it
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Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram recently launched the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority’s (IRDA) insurance repository system (IRS) in Hyderabad. On the occasion, he said that digitization of insurance policies should be made mandatory.

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Nintendo’s Launch Of Portable Device Comes With Lower Price of Wii U | Broadcast Times

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Japanese game maker Nintendo will launch a new low cost portable device for $ 50 and cut the price of the Wii U 32GB in North America and Europe in the late season of the year, a strategy to reverse weak sales and win back customers.

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Industrial Boom Increase Property Price In Bintulu | Broadcast Times

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Bintulu, a coastal town in Malaysia, has now emerged as Sarawak’s property “hot spot”. The demand for quality residential homes in Bintulu has prompted big developers to venture into high – end condominium and serviced-apartment projects. Bintulu’s surging property prices are caused by a mismatch of accommodation currently available against the sudden surge of workers.

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New BlackBerry 9720 smartphone priced at Rs 15,990 launched in India

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BlackBerry announced the launch of its new social BlackBerry 9720 smartphone in India, priced at Rs 15,990 on Thursday.

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India To Gain FDI From China

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With the huge trade imbalance in favor of China, India invited Chinese investments in the infrastructure sector to address the deficit. China ranks 31st in the list of countries contributing foreign direct investment (FDI) to India. Currently, FDI inflows from China stand at $0.575 billion, while those from India to China stand at $0.898 billion, according to available data.

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BlackBerry planning to launch its standalone app BBM

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BlackBerry clarifies that its standalone messaging app is coming to Android and Apple users and counters Samsung’s claims that it will be exclusive to its handsets.

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Chat Heads On Facebook Messenger

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Install Facebook Messenger And Get Chat Heads

Facebook has rolled out an update to its Facebook Messenger, to bring Chat Heads to all devices that have the app installed. Chat Heads is a feature that allows you to access an SMS or Facebook Messenger conversation from any screen on your Android device by tapping on small circles that contain a profile pic of whoever it is you’re conversing with.

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Vegas CEO Summit Confirmed More Speakers and Sponsors

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The schedule of speakers and roster of speakers was enhanced by International Market Centers. The schedule for the second annual CEWO Summit was confirmed on and scheduled January 29-30 during the winter 2014 Las Vegas Market.

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Marketers Gear Up Activities On Instagram and Pinterest

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Why marketers love to be active on Instagram and Pinterest?

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83.8% of luxury brands have a presence on Pinterest (source: L2)69% of brands have a presence on Pinterest (source: Simply Measured)25% of U.S. women use Pinterest, compared with 5% of men (source: Pew Research Center)
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Facebook Gets Closer To Autoplay Video Ads | Business Feeds

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Facebook is in the testing stage in the case of Autoplay Video Ads. Begin a small test today that allowed some users to see auto-play, in-stream videos on their mobile phones.
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