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  1. Montreal's Wajam Wins 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

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    Social search firm, Wajam, is a winner of Red Herring's Top 100 Global award, a prestigious list of the year's most promising private technology companies and entrepreneurs worldwide. From a pool of more than 1,000 companies across 40 countries, the Red Herring editorial team selects the best...
  2. Facebook Serving 1 Billion Friends, and Counting

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    It was inevitable that Facebook would bring in a billion friends to its social network. That means that now 1 of 7 people in the world use the site. The milestone was acknowledged by CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an Oct. 4th blog post: “This morning, there are more than one billion people using...
  3. Microsoft Revamps Bing Search Engine

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    Microsoft will redesign its Bing search engine to better reflect social connections while adding speed and improving relevance. The new Bing will be rolling out in the next few weeks and available to US users by June. Microsoft has decided to incorporate a new three column approach: the left...
  4. Facebook Buys Photo Sharing Firm Instagram for $1B

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    Instagram, a hugely popular photo sharing service with more than 30 million users, is now part of the Facebook family. Last week the free app, which adds filters and special effects to pictures, became available to Android users and registered 1 million new sign-ups within the first 12 hours...