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20 Students are Chosen to Develop Technology Businesses with help from the Thiel Fellowship

As the first members of the 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship, the beginning selection of young entrepreneurs will pursue innovative scientific and technical projects, learn entrepreneurship, and begin to build the technology companies of tomorrow, all with the help of Peter Thiel, the technology innovator who co-founded Paypal and invested early in Facebook. On Wednesday,

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Joe Hewitt goes Independent

The master mind behind Firefox, Firebug and the grossly popular IPhone Facebook app is going independent. Announced in his blog today (joehewitt.com), Joe Hewitt wrote that he’s leaving Facebook to “build tools for writers, designers, programmers, whatever.” After spending the last four years building communication tools that have reached millions of people on a world

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Social Media Doesn’t Drive Most Web Traffic

Most website traffic is impacted very little by social media, according to new research released by ForeSee Results. On average, fewer than 1% of website visits originate directly from a social media URL. This may mean the direct impact of social media is minimal, and that the true value of social media cannot be quantified

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President Obama Meets with Technology’s Major Players

Following President Obama’s statement that he wants to encourage American businesses to invest more money in innovation, venture capitalist John Doerr hosted a meeting in California Thursday with technology’s major players, including Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google chief executive Eric Schmidt, Apple’s chief executive Steve Jobs, despite media reports that his health had taken a

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How to add Facebook Like Button to WordPress Blog Posts

There are some plugins for WordPress that add Facebook Like button, however we can add this functionality manually by editing single.php file. To do so, go to single.php file and find a place marked as . Then insert this code, for example just bellow. < ?php the_content(' '); ?> < iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=< ?php the_permalink() ?>&layout=standard&show_faces=true&width=450&action=like&colorscheme=light&height=80″

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Facebook dominates the Internet

In March 2010 the market share of visits to Facebook.com surpassed Google.com. Facebook.com is constantly growing and today nearly 1 in 4 page views in the US take place on Facebook.com. According to weblogs.hitwise.com the market share of page views for Facebook.com is about 24% and it is almost4 times the volume of the 2nd

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Facebook sues Faceporn

Facebook has sued a website Faceporn.com claiming trademark infringement. According to Facebook’s court filings, Faceporn “blatantly copied the Facebook logo, site and Wall trademark.” Faceporn is offline now and it says on its front page: “Faceporn will be back! Due to unforeseen circumstances, faceporn is down until further notice. We are doing our best to

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Richest Americans 2010

The Forbes released its list of 400 richest Americans. One of the person on the listing is Mark Zuckerberg, an owner of Facebook whose wealth is worth $6.9 billion. That puts him at number 35. It is up from 135th place last year. It is important to mention that the Facebook as a company is

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Diaspora will be released on September 15th

An open source social networking side Diaspora (an alternative to Facebook) will go live on September 15th. To learn more visit joindiaspora.com Diaspora – history and plans The group Diaspora was inspired to create Diaspora by a February 5, 2010 speech by Columbia University law professor Eben Moglen to the Internet Society’s New York Chapter,

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Facebook’s Chat will not work with IE6

Starting next month (September 15) Facebook’s chat will no longer be supported on Internet Explorer 6. Facebook will improve chat performance and add new functionalities which are not supported on older browsers like IE6. According to the newest data from netmarketshare.com, IE6 is the second most popular browser, with 16.97 percent of global market share.

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