The Sunday Times

Sunday TimesLondon Sunday TimesSunday Times Style
It has a website and separate digital editions configured for both the iOS operating system for the Apple iPad and the Android operating system for such devices as the Google Nexus, all of which offer video clips, extra features and multimedia and other material not found in the printed version of the newspaper. The paper publishes The Sunday Times Rich List, an annual survey of the wealthiest people in Britain and Ireland, equivalent to the Forbes 400 list in the United States, and a series of league tables with reviews of private British companies, in particular The Sunday Times Fast Track 100.

Kik Messenger

Kik partnered with ConnectSafely in 2016 to produce a "parents handbook" and joined The Technology Coalition, an anti-sexual exploitation group including Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn. Kik added promoted chats in 2014, which used bots to converse with users about promoted brands through keywords activating responses. The feature allows companies to communicate with more potential clients than would be possible manually. Promoted messages reach target audiences by gender, country and device. In April 2016, Kik added a bot store to its app, which allows users to order food or products through an automated chat.

2016 in the United States

January 8The Obama administration announces an alliance with tech companies—including Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter—to block the recruitment of Americans to Islamic extremist groups, specifically the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), via social media. January 9For the first time in its history, the national Powerball lottery prize surpasses $1 billion. January 1073rd Golden Globe Awards: The Revenant wins the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, with Leonardo DiCaprio winning the award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and Alejandro G. Iñárritu winning Best Director.

Open coopetition

., Apple, Samsung, Google, Nokia), collaborate which each other in the development of open-source projects (e.g., Webkit). Open-coopetition is a compound-word term bridging coopetition and open-source.

Social commerce

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An online bill payment via Google Checkout or a checkin at a physical location via Facebook or Foursquare links a real world event to an online data entity such as a business or a place. This is a vital element to Social Commerce where the data is now available to organizations wishing to provide products and services to consumers. 5) Connection – The new online networks are defining and documenting the relationships between people – these relationships may originate in the physical world or online and may manifest in the other as a result of a connection in the first. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter are prime examples of online networks – Professional, Social and Casual.

List of most popular websites

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Of these top websites listed, nearly a third are owned by Google and ignoring the international Google websites, about a third are principally based outside of the United States. Alexa ranks websites based on a combined measure of page views and unique site users, and creates a list of most popular websites based on this ranking time-averaged over three-month periods. Only the site's highest-level domain is recorded, aggregating any subdomains. SimilarWeb ranks websites based on a panel of millions of Internet users, International/U.S. internet service providers, direct measurement of web traffic from data from thousands of websites and web crawlers scanning public websites.

History of Facebook

On October 1, 2005, Facebook expanded to twenty-one universities in the United Kingdom and others around the world. Facebook launched a high school version in September 2005, which Zuckerberg called the next logical step. At that time, high school networks required an invitation to join. Facebook later expanded membership eligibility to employees of several companies, including Apple Inc. and Microsoft. On December 11, 2005, universities in Australia and New Zealand were added to the Facebook network, bringing its size to 2,000+ colleges and 25,000 + high schools throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland.

FBI–Apple encryption dispute

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[[File:State-by-state usage of the All Writs Act on Apple and Google.svg|thumb|right|State-by-state usage of the All Writs Act by the federal government of the United States against Apple Inc. and Google. Apple had previously challenged the U.S. Department of Justice's authority to compel it to unlock an iPhone 5S in a drug case in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn (In re Order Requiring Apple Inc. to Assist in the Execution of a Search Warrant Issued by the Court, case number 1:15-mc-01902 ), after the magistrate judge in the case, James Orenstein, requested Apple's position before issuing an order.

Battery Ventures

In its 35-year history, Battery has invested in more than 400 companies globally resulting in more than 60 IPOs and more than 170 M&A events by acquirers including Adobe, Apple, BMC, Boeing, Comcast, Danaher, EMC, Google, Intel, LinkedIn, MetroPCS, Oracle, Palo Alto Networks, Worldhotels, ResMed, Roper, Salesforce, Scott Safety, SAP, Stratoscale, Visa and Yahoo!. The firm’s current investment focus includes: * Battery Ventures (company website) Application software. IT infrastructure technologies. Consumer internet/mobile. Industrial technologies. Venture Capitalists Ride Boom in Technology IPOs. Bloomberg, June 25, 2011. Drama and Pragmatism Drive Fight Over a Hiring.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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An Internet entrepreneur is an owner, founder or manager of an Internet based business. This list includes Internet company founders, and people brought on to companies for their entrepreneurship skills, not simply for their general business or accounting acumen, as is the case with some CEOs hired by companies started by entrepreneurs.

List of University of California, Berkeley alumni in business and entrepreneurship

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Ben Ling, BS EECS – investment partner at venture capital firm Khosla Ventures, founder and former General Manager of Google's Commerce Group, former Senior Director of Search Products and Local Business Products at Google, former Senior Director of Partnerships and Platform at YouTube, former Director of Facebook Platform at Facebook. Sonita Lontoh, B.S. 1999 – green technology executive. Stanley J. Meresman, BS Industrial Engineering and Operations Research – high technology company executive, current and former director of many Silicon Valley companies (NASDAQ-listed LinkedIn, NASDAQ-listed Zynga, NASDAQ-listed Riverbed Technology, NYSE-listed VMWare).

Digital inheritance

digital estate
Facebook will also delete a deceased user's profile when requested by a verified family member. The request needs to provide proof of death such as death certificate. Alternatively, Facebook profiles can be memorialised. For this option, the request needs to include a link to an online proof of death, such as an online obituary. Both Facebook and Twitter have been prey to hoax celebrity death announcements and memorial pages over the year, as well as being entangled in legal battles for the rights to access a departed loved one's social profiles, leading to the need for official action and processes. LinkedIn has a process for removing the profiles of deceased members.


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In 1967, despite Israeli pleas that Jordan remain neutral during the Six-Day War, Jordan, which had concluded a defense agreement with Egypt on May 30, 1967, attacked Israeli-held West Jerusalem on the war's second day. After hand-to-hand fighting between Israeli and Jordanian soldiers on the Temple Mount, the Israel Defense Forces captured East Jerusalem, along with the entire West Bank.

Israeli coastal plain

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It is the most predominantly Jewish geographical region of Israel and accordingly the most predominantly Jewish region in the world, as Jews make up over 96% of the population in this region compared to 75% in the Negev, 70% in the Israeli portion of the Judean Mountains, and only 50% in the Galilee, and the Golan Heights. About 4,320,000 people live on the Israeli Coastal Plain (57% of the total Israeli population of 7,600,000). 4,200,000 million of them are Jews (97.2%), and 120,000 are Israeli Arabs. This accounts for approximately one-third of the world Jewish population, and almost three-quarters of Israeli Jews.

It Gets Better Project

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Apple Inc. Bayer HealthCare. Best Buy. Cisco Systems. Credit Suisse. Digitas. Draftfcb. DreamWorks Animation. Electronic Arts. Eli Lilly and Company. Ernst & Young. Etsy. Facebook. Ford. Gap, Inc. General Motors. GlaxoSmithKline. Google. LinkedIn. LivingSocial. Lonely Planet. Microsoft Corporation. NVIDIA Corporation. O'Melveny & Myers. Pixar Animation Studios. Principal Financial Group. Razorfish Inc. SAP. Sony Pictures Entertainment. Telus. Thomson Reuters. ThoughtWorks. Visa Inc. The Walt Disney Company. Wells Fargo. Yahoo!. Brigham Young University. The College of William & Mary. Columbia University. Concordia College (Moorhead, Minnesota). Cornell University.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WSGR (Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati)
In 1980, WSGR represented Apple Inc. in its much-publicized IPO. The firm was also involved in representing companies in the semiconductor industry, like LSI Logic, Altera, Cirrus Logic, Lattice Semiconductor, and Cypress Semiconductor. These companies were among those that helped Silicon Valley earn its name. For many years, the firm had only one office, in Palo Alto. In late 1998, the firm opened its first national office, in Kirkland, Washington, led by partner Patrick Schultheis. Within the next few years, the firm opened offices in Austin, Texas, San Francisco, Northern Virginia, New York, Salt Lake City, and San Diego.


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The event was started in 2013 by Laolee Xiong and Aaron Roan, founders of Facebook's The Vocal Network and Google's Googapella, respectively. The event has been emceed by a cappella personality and Sing-Off producer Deke Sharon, and is used as a fundraiser for local charities Music for Minors and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Participating groups have included Googapella and Alphabeat (made up of Google employees), The Vocal Network (Facebook), The Pintunes (Pinterest), InTune (LinkedIn), Songbirds (Twitter), The Square Registers (Square), Syncopation (Dropbox), AirBnBeats (AirBnB), The Keynotes (Apple), The Chromotones (23andMe), and Scalesforce (Salesforce).

Reactions to global surveillance disclosures

Stop Watching Usdetailswide array of reactions
The eight major technology companies—Google, Microsoft, Facebook, AOL, Apple, Twitter, Yahoo and LinkedIn … only participated Tuesday insofar as having a joint website flash the protest banner." An analysis released by the New America Foundation in January 2014 reviewed 225 terrorism cases since the September 11 attacks found that the NSA's bulk collection of phone records "has had no discernible impact on preventing acts of terrorism," and that U.S. government claims of the program's usefulness were "overblown."


HBS Tech Conference (Formally named "Cyberposium") is the largest MBA technology and media conference in the world. Held at Harvard Business School since 1992, the conference draws some 1,300 attendees from the tech industry as well as from the VC and startup communities. Held on the campus of HBS, the Tech Conference is the primary campus event of Harvard Business School's Tech Club.

Windows Phone

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Contacts are organized via the "People hub", and can be manually entered into contacts or imported from Facebook, Windows Live Contacts, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, and Outlook. A "What's New" section shows a user's Facebook news feed and a "Pictures" section show pictures from those social networks, while a "Me" section within the "People" hub shows a user's own social network status and wall and allows them to view social network updates. Contacts can also be pinned to the Start Screen. The contact's "Live Tile" displays their social network status and profile picture on the homescreen.


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Virtual assistant devices and apps become widely available due to the immense popularity of Apple's Siri within the early 2010s, prompting a widespread trend in which other virtual assistants also obtained significance: Amazon Alexa on the Amazon Echo device, Samsung's Bixby, Google Assistant on Google-enabled/Android mobile devices, and text (online chat), especially in an instant messaging app or other app. Collaborative source code sharing website GitHub became the world's most popular open source hosting site. Oracle sued Google over the use of Java-related technology in Google's popular Android operating system in 2011. Google won the lawsuit on 26 May 2016, citing fair use.