News tagged with personal connections

Study shows sharks have personalities

Some sharks are 'gregarious' and have strong social connections, whilst others are more solitary and prefer to remain inconspicuous, according to a new study which is the first to show that the notorious ...

Oct 01, 2014
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Business network giants face China 'guanxi' battle

Professional social networking websites such as LinkedIn trying to tap into China's vast business world are finding a formidable domestic foe—the ingrained system of personal connections known as "guanxi".

Feb 24, 2013
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Review: Searching for answers on Facebook

Facebook has unveiled a new search tool that gives users a chance to sift through the photos, places and other information available on the site—all through the lens of their social connections. ...

Jan 16, 2013
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An operating system in the cloud

Computer users are familiar to different degrees with the operating system that gets their machines up and running, whether that is the Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, ChromeOS or other operating system. The OS handles ...

Oct 09, 2012
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Will Facebook deliver an IPO surprise?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg turns up at business conventions in a hoodie. "Cocky" is the word used to describe him most often, after "billionaire." He was Time's person of the year at 26.

Feb 01, 2012
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