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Your Career: A lesson for workplace lovers – Careers- msnbc.com

“Look at Clinton and Monica Lewinsky,” she said, referring to the former president, a frequent butt of Letterman’s jokes. “You have a naïve young woman, and the leader of the free world is interested in her. That’s pretty much an aphrodisiac.” “I’m not saying,” she added, “that that’s what happened in Letterman’s case. But he’s […]

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The Year in Style – Fashion Bloggers Horn In on Elle and Vogue – NYTimes.com

Her feet, in designer stockings, did not quite touch the ground.

Sure, magazines and newspapers have started their own blogs and tweets, but reading them, you often sense a generational disconnect, something like the queasy feeling of getting a “friend” request from your mother on Facebook. (From Glamour.com: “Dating Tips: Why It’s Important to Get That Number.”)

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Real Time Google Search Engine and a Money Making Opportunity for Twitter and Facebook Users

Google is coming with real time search engine to counter rival Bing’s initiative to influence search result outcome based on people’s real-time comments in Facebook and Twitter. Google wants to do the same thing – of course the Google way. Google will allow even general public to feed info to its pipeline. But there are […]

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FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook

FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook: by mbenedict October 16, 2009 7:12 PM PDT It’s not just about the raw cost. There’s a finite amount of electricity you can bring to a data center, so at some point the number of queries you can do per kWh becomes very […]

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Facebook in challenge to Google

Facebook has turned up the heat on Google by purchasing content-sharing service FriendFeed, say industry watchers. Many expected Google or even Twittwer to buy the company, which has been praised for its “real-time” search engine. This type of search is valuable because it lets you know what is happening right now on any given subject. […]