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The birth of a word

Another brilliant TED talk!

MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understand how his infant son learned language — so he wired up his house with videocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son’s life, then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch “gaaaa” slowly turn into “water.” (In a rush? 18 more words


Acquisition Machines

This is off-topic from my usual technology geek focus, but it was prompted by reading a blog post Never Invent Here: the even-worse sibling of “Not Invented Here” 625 more words

Hc360.com To Acquire Zol.com.cn For CNY1.5 Billion

Chinese B2B e-commerce platform Hc360.com has reached a purchase deal with Zol.com.cn, an information technology vertical portal website in China, worth CNY1.5 billion. The acquisition deal covers several assets, including Zol.com.cn, Zol.com, and Ea3w.com. 35 more words


Philippines’ Xurpas enters Indonesia, acquires stake in mobile content provider

Philippine tech company Xurpas has announced yet another acquisition, this time of a mobile content provider in Indonesia, marking its first foray into the country. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), Xurpas said it bought 49 percent of PT Sembilan Digital Investama, parent of Ninelives Interactive, for US$245,000.  38 more words

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Amazon Reportedly In Talks To Purchase Luxury Online Retailer Net-A-Porter

Amazon appears to be on the cusp of its largest purchase ever with the potential purchase of luxury online retailer Net-a-Porter. 148 more words

Dame Dash And Kanye West Are Buying KarmaLoop

A formal announcement has not been made, but Dame Dash took it to social media to announce that he and Kanye West have purchased KarmaLoop, the urban retailer. 51 more words


Kanye West and Dame Dash have purchased Karmaloop

Kanye West has taken his fashion prowess to the next level: He and Dame Dash have officially purchased online streetwear retailer Karmaloop.com. The news was announced this afternoon via… 437 more words