Facebook Pledges To Boot Out Freebooters – Forbes


Facebook Pledges To Boot Out Freebooters
Content owners have long complained about 'freebooting' on Facebook FB +0.51% – Business Pages that rip off videos from YouTube or elsewhere and repost them. Now, Facebook's taken steps to halt the practice, with a new tool to help video makers ...
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Verizon CWA & IBEW Union Members Go on Strike: America’s Communications Future is at Stake. – Huffington Post

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Verizon CWA & IBEW Union Members Go on Strike: America's Communications Future is at Stake.
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As of this writing, (around 1:30 AM, Wednesday, April 13, 2016), 40,000 Verizon workers throughout the east coast of America will not be going to work as of 6:00 AM today. About three years ago, I wrote an open letter in HuffPost — “Dear Telecom ...
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Salesforce and Zendesk want to help brands manage Facebook Messenger traffic

No sooner had Facebook announced it was opening up Messenger for developers to build bots, when two players with an eye on sales and service in the enterprise — Salesforce and Zendesk — announced new products to manage Messenger traffic on their respective platforms. Salesforce announced Salesforce Messenger, a way for customers to communicate directly with brands through the… Read More

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Zuora update lets customers mix and match revenue models

Zuora has always been a bit ahead of the curve when it comes to the subscription economy. Company founder Tien Tzuo recognized something in 2008 when he left a comfortable job at Salesforce to launch a new company. The world was about to change dramatically with a huge influx of cloud services, and it needed a platform for tracking the new way companies recognized revenue. Until the advent… Read More

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Bosch, Flextronics back CropX to help farmers grow more food without wasting water

A Tel Aviv startup that wants to help farmers produce more food with fewer resources, CropX, has attracted sensor manufacturers Robert Bosch and Flextronics International as strategic backers. Specifically, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH and accelerator Flex Lab IX added $1 million in venture funding to the Series A round for CropX, which now totals $10 million. CropX makes soil sensors… Read More

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