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Zulily CEO talks about sale to QVC, IPOs and that Amazon story
Fortune - 8/17/2015
Today’s big deal news from the tech and retail world was that QVC, a unit of Liberty Interactive Group LMCB The $18.75 per share deal represents around a 49% premium over where Zulily stock closed trading
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QVC-owner Liberty pays $2.4 billion for e-commerce site geared to moms
Fortune - 8/17/2015
Less than two years after going public with a flashy IPO, e-commerce company Zulily has agreed to be sold to Liberty Interactive, which owns home shopping network QVC, in a deal worth $2.4 billion. Liberty
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Do Amazon employees all cry at their desks?
Fortune - 8/17/2015
If you, like me, were at the beach yesterday, you may have missed the social media cyclone stirred up by the New York Times’ page one epic depicting Amazon AMZN Former GE GE I won’t dispute the Times’
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Defends His Company After a Scathing New York Times Article
Time - 8/17/2015
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Bezos says the brutal portrayal 'doesn't describe the Amazon I know' Jeff Bezos has sent out an internal memo to staff in which the Amazon founder and CEO dismissed the scathing
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has this to say about the NYT’s scathing article
Fortune - 8/17/2015
Jeff Bezos sent out an internal memo to staff in which the Amazon founder and CEO dismissed the recent scathing criticism of his company’s workplace culture in an article from The New York Times. According
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Amazon is not a 'soulless, dystopian workplace,' CEO says
CNET News - 8/17/2015
A New York Times article has painted a scathing portrait of Amazon. Amazon Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has rejected a New York Times story that portrays his company as competitive to the point of treating
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Google Admin app zero day allows malicious apps to read files
TechCentral.ie - 8/18/2015
(Source: Stockfresh) Android Admin app vulnerability can allow Google for Work account credentials to be stolen Print Print Pro Read More:
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Report: AT&T Worked Closely With NSA to Aid Spying
TV Week - 8/17/2015
“Telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc has provided extensive assistance to the U.S. National Security Agency as the spy agency conducts surveillance on huge volumes of Internet traffic passing through
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A rare “SNL” sketch featuring Donald Trump has reportedly been scrubbed from the
MyInforms - 8/17/2015
Colin Gorenstein At times, it may feel like there’s nothing Donald Trump won’t share with the public — with his tasteless Rosie O’Donnell burns, menstruation speculation and extreme anti-immigrant comments
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Home Office develops Online Application Service for visas with Equal Experts
Computer Weekly - 8/17/2015
Many government departments have been undergoing digital transformation over the past year, and the Home Office is no exception. The department’s transformation team has been working on the Immigration
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Sage Summit 2015 – How to use Facebook to grow your business
Computer Weekly - 8/17/2015
In the age of omni-channel sales, retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to cater to customers across all platforms. Brandi Temple, the founder and CEO of online fashion retailer Lolly Wolly
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Jeff Bezos Says Amazon Won’t Tolerate ‘Callous’ Management Practices
ACQ Magazine - 8/17/2015
Amazon said late Sunday that it would not tolerate the “shockingly callous management practices” described in an article in The New York Times over the weekend. Jeff Bezos , the retail giant’s founder
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Defends Workplace in Response to Article
New York Times - 8/17/2015
Amazon would not tolerate the “shockingly callous management practices” described in a New York Times article, Mr. Bezos said in an email to workers.
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Botched Google Stagefright fix won't be resolved until September
The Register - 8/17/2015
According to security company Rapid7, Google needs to rethink how it patches Android in the wake of initial botched attempts to resolve the Stagefright vulnerability. The criticism comes as Google
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'I don't recognise Amazon as a bullying workplace' says Bezos
The Register - 8/17/2015
Jeff Bezos has responded to an article reporting on Amazon's allegedly unpleasant office culture by stating that the "shockingly callous management practices" do not ring true with the Amazon he knows.
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AT&T a key NSA partner in internet spying Snowden docs show
Cyber Parse - 8/17/2015
Telecom giant AT&T was a key partner in enabling the US National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on internet traffic, according to documents obtained by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Although it is known
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Billionaire Soros 'likes' Facebook to the tune of $212m; Alibaba out of favour
The Register - 8/17/2015
Billionaire George Soros has slurped up $212m (£135m) of Facebook shares, while simultaneously shedding $365m (£233m) of stock in Chinese giant Alibaba. Last quarter, Soros had just $10.2m (£6.5m)
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Clarkson and the ‘Top Gear’ team are ‘very, very, very expensive’ says Amazon boss
Cyber Parse - 8/17/2015
Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May left the BBC’s “Top Gear” in controversial circumstances. Amazon Signing Jeremy Clarkson and the “Top Gear” team was “very, very, very expensive” for Amazon,
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canceling the market pilot
TalkAndroid.com - 8/19/2015
Earlier this year, Puerto Rico was named as the first test market for Project Ara . The country U.S. territory was selected due to its reliance on mobile networks and the diversity among carriers and
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Legal Scholars Warn Against 10 Year Prison For Online Pirates
Latest Nigerian News.com - 8/17/2015
An anonymous reader writes: The UK Government wants to increase the maximum prison sentence for online copyright infringement from two years to ten. A number legal experts and activists are pushing back
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Choc Factory patches zero day Google for Work hack hole
NewsR.in - 8/17/2015
Dimitri McKay   : Sysadmins told to lock down their Androids, als... http://t.co/7ciFuF5RFC #news   1 minute ago TrackChat  IT News: Choc Factory patches zero day Google for Work hack hole http://t.co/zOQww0G5FK
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Jeff Bezos, Orwellian overlord: Why his defense of the company’s “bruising” workplace
Salon - 8/17/2015
Employees crying at their desks. Repeated all-nighters. Workers pushed out when they had medical problems or family emergencies. Annual firings deemed “purposeful Darwinism.” According to one former employee,
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Twitter goes wild after Donald Trump tells children “I am Batman”
Salon - 8/17/2015
Over the weekend, GOP front-runner Donald Trump made good on his promises to give a select group of children rides in his helicopter at the Iowa State Fair, CNN's Thomas Lake reports . After delivering
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Twitter goes wild with #BatTrump hashtag after Donald Trump tells children “I am
Salon - 8/17/2015
Over the weekend, GOP front-runner Donald Trump made good on his promises to give a select group of children rides in his helicopter at the Iowa State Fair, CNN’s Thomas Lake reports . After delivering
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Woman Fined for Facebook Pic of Police Car in Disabled Spot
Yahoo! Autos - 8/18/2015
By Chris Matyszczyk Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. In the US, citizens have begun to film the police with abandon. In turn, the police
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