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Researcher detained at U.S. border, questioned about Wikileaks

July31
Jacob Appelbaum, who volunteers with Wikileaks, is questioned for three hours and has mobile phones confiscated on his way back to the U.S. for hacker show.
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Detergent uses GPS to stalk customers

July31
A Brazilian promotion for Omo detergent involves 50 boxes that have GPS inside. Customers lucky enough to buy one of these boxes will be followed home in order to be given a very technological prize.
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Do you love Internet Marketing? (Marina Del Rey)

July31
We are a full service advertising agency located in West LA who has been in the business of growing our client's brands since May of 1999.

A genuine passion for the internet and online marketing

Experience with social networking to promote sites and drive traffic (facebook etc) Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal Very strong written and spoken English

Strong analytical, and reporting skills A passion for the internet and its use as a marketing tool Patience, enthusiasm, initiative, passion. Put this in the email subject line, Squirrel, when responding back. We are looking for someone with a couple of years of proven experience who wants to learn from one of the best teams around. Must be willing and able to “roll up the sleeves”

If you are up for the challenge of joining this forward thinking and rapidly growing company, then please visit our website

:: Important ::
Work closely with Account team in order to understand all clients and campaign objectives
Manage client budgets to ensure proper allocation in accordance with project goals
Work directly with clients for all SEM campaign issues – answer questions and address issues
Track all performance and develop weekly/monthly progress reports - share findings with the online media team
Regularly provide analysis on market trends and competitive products to provide input and guidance on product features, pricing & marketing strategies, gap analysis and product enhancement strategies
Strong analytical capabilities and attention to detail accuracy
Proficient in components of MS Office, especially Excel
Ability to work independently
Strong organizational skills
Effective written and oral communications
Strong analytical capabilities and attention to detail accuracy
Knowledge of website development techniques as relates to SEO
Keep track of all usernames and password for all respective accounts and update/maintain in CRM system.

:: Web /Graphics::
Logo creation, branding, and color scheme familiarity

:: SEO Management::
Keyword & SEO Search Engine Optimization expertise
Continually monitoring organic search rankings to targeted increase traffic
Link building management
Identifying and implementing strategies for increasing site traffic through organic search listings
Understanding of Google & Bing Maps Optimization (Local)

:: PPC Management ::
Utilize bid management tools and data modeling to maximize the effectiveness of PPC campaigns.
Conduct keyword research and selection for pay-per-click campaigns
Plan and implement ad copy tests to produce optimal click-through and conversion rates

Email back. READ. There are some messages within the text. Our current team have been with us for over 2 years plus+++

If you would like to join this team email back. You will learn from a 14 year SEO GURU and 15 Year Graphic Artist. Are you Ready???
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Hedge your bets in cloud computing

July31
The future role of cloud computing is in many ways unpredictable and ever changing. What balance of traditional infrastructure, private clouds, and public cloud services will your IT department consume in the next three years? Five years? The trick is to hedge your bets wherever you can.
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In IPO-signaling move, Zynga adds fancy CFO

July31
The fast-growing social-gaming site says it has hired Allen & Co. investment banker David Wehner as its new chief financial officer.
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Web Developer (Santa Monica, CA)

July31
Web Developer / Engineer

We are seeking a high energy, creative LAMP Developer. Candidates must be able to create enterprise level web applications and MUST be located in Santa Monica, CA or within commuting distance only. This is a full time position only, no free lancers, contract workers, or companies need apply.

You will be the in-house developer on an exciting web-based VoIP application. We are looking for fun-loving, motivated individuals who want to be part of a team where each member is critical to the team's success.

Qualifications:
- Proficient in PHP 5
- 3+ years overall web development experience.
- Must provide code examples (personal code is fine)
- Must be able to work with limited supervision, and to work well with others.
- Ability to hand code correct HTML & CSS code where needed.
- 1+ years with JavaScript
- 1+ years with MySQL 5

Preferred:
- Experience in Perl, Smarty, and Asterisk.
- Experience with remote API posting/development.
- Experience in developing with Subversion.

Please submit your resume, portfolio, and salary requirements for consideration. Also have references available if selected for an interview.
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Senior LAMP Developer (Santa Monica, CA)

July31
We are seeking a high energy, creative LAMP Developer. Candidates must be able to create enterprise level web applications and MUST be located in Santa Monica, CA or within commuting distance only. This is a full time position only, no free lancers, contract workers, or companies need apply.

You will be the senior in-house developer on a VoIP web application. We are looking for fun-loving, motivated individuals who want to be part of a team where each member is critical to the team's success.

Qualifications:
- 4+ years overall web development experience.
- 4+ years of experience with programming work for the web, with portfolio examples.
- Must be able to plan and develop enterprise level web applications from concept through completion.
- Possess the ability to multi-task and succeed in fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Must be able to work with limited supervision, and to work well with others.
- Ability to hand code correct HTML & CSS code where needed.
- Proficient in PHP 5 (Object Oriented).
- 1+ years with JavaScript including AJAX.
- 3+ years with MySQL 5 including strong skills in writing complex SQL queries.

Preferred:
- Experience in Perl, Smarty, and Asterisk.
- Experience with remote API posting/development.
- Experience in developing with Subversion.

Please submit your resume, portfolio, and salary requirements for consideration. Also have references available if selected for an interview.
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Will Apple’s ‘Spinning Wheel of Doom’ become chic?

July31
An enterprising marketer is attempting to persuade geeks that the new geek chic consists of wearing Apple's Spinning Wheel of Doom on their chests. Will it work?
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Intel may be destined for iPhone, iPad

July31
Multiple reports indicate that an Intel buyout of chipmaker Infineon's wireless unit may be imminent.
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Chief Software Architect *Dynamic Startup* (West Los Angeles )

July31
Full time - Opensource Architect / LAMP Architect - Relo OK.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE - THIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION FOR AN INDIVIDUAL BASED IN THE USA ONLY.
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Are you a cutting-edge Software Architect in Ruby (ROR), Python or PHP who lives, sleeps, eats and breathes the latest technology? Are you passionate about helping people help people and making a difference in the world? If so, read on...

We're a start-up assembling a world-class founding team to build social software geared specifically toward creative driven professionals. Members of our team have won accolades from BUSINESSWEEK, FORTUNE MAGAZINE and FAST COMPANY, are counted among the "most influential" in the industry, and have received credit for the "Top 100 Places to Work" in the United States. We understand our users... we've interviewed leading creatives, heard their stories, and our cutting edge (former frog) designers are crafting a user experience to meet their needs.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Be on the ground floor of a funded startup
Salary + Stock
Work with the "most influential" in the industry on a product that shapes culture and society

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
Determine which technology we utilize, and primarily be responsible for designing the foundational systems and frameworks upon which other systems, sub-systems and components will be built.
Creating detailed, technical designs and requirements specifications for high-quality, maintainable, extensible and scalable software.
Own a significant portion of the development effort.
Systems analysis-serving as a technical liaison both internally and externally.
Design the data model and is responsible for database management.
Design and develop foundational systems, including development of functional and design specifications
Document and gather business and functional requirements from business stakeholders
Transform business and functional requirements into detailed technical designs
Provide due diligence for build vs. buy decisions
Participate in the full software lifecycle including: requirements gathering, technical assessments, package evaluation, technical design, development, quality assurance, knowledge transfer, deployment and support
Serve as technical subject matter expert to internal business stakeholder and external partners and customers
Design the data model and manage the database

WHAT YOU NEED:
5+ years of hands-on experience with Opensource technology (Ruby, PHP, Python)
Startup / Entrepreneurial Personality
3+ years of design methodology experience
3+ years experience in database design
2+ years experience working in a services or consulting organization
Experience in rapid prototyping and agile work environment
Considerable experience designing and building Web-based systems
Experience with design patterns, integration patterns, and capacity planning
Demonstrated knowledge of project planning, staffing, and estimating in an iterative software development process
Deep experience in the Social Media industry
BS/BA in Computer Science or related

So if you are a cutting-edge Software Architect in Ruby (ROR), Python or PHP who lives, sleeps, eats and breathes the latest technology - who's passionate about making an impact in the world - we look forward to your resume!





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