IBM Acquiring myInvenio to Provide AI-Powered Automation

IBM’s spree of purchases continues, with a deal to acquire myInvenio to help provide AI-powered automation.

Instagram Testing the Ability to Hide Likes

Instagram is testing a feature that will allow users to hide Likes, both in other users’ posts and in their own.

Coinbase Has Good Opening Day, Closes 31% Above Reference

On its opening day, Coinbase soared above its initial reference price of $250 a share, hitting as high as $429.54 before settling down.

FCC Releases Its Own Internet Speed Test App

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released its own internet speed test app in an effort improve its data on the state of US broadband.

Super Bowl Ad Tweets Determine Brand Effectiveness

As WebProNews reported, Mullen and Radian6 partnered to launch BrandBowl2010, a Twitter/Super Bowl event that allowed users to see near real-time ratings of the Super Bowls commercials. The two companies have now released the results.

Global Mobile Broadband Traffic Up 72%

Worldwide mobile data bandwidth usage increased by 72 percent in the second half of 2009, according to a new report by Allot Communications.

Applications such as YouTube and Skype are driving this continued momentum in mobile broadband growth. APAC leads the growth with 86%; EMEA posted 70% growth and the Americas 59%.

Google May Invest In Chinese Media/Ad Firm

A little less than a month ago, Google announced that it might shut down Google.cn and its offices in China.  The search giant may not be giving up on the country entirely, however, as a new report has indicated that it’s part of a group attempting to invest in a large Chinese media and advertising company.

eBay Launches Series of Seller Events

eBay is starting a new series of events to help small businesses and part-time eBay sellers "accelerate their businesses" on eBay, which has 90 million active users. The series is called eBay: On Location, and has dates set for Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, and San Jose.

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