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Job No. 1 for Larry Page: Halt Google’s Brain Drain

When Google co-founder Larry Page replaces Eric Schmidt as CEO, he’ll have a host of things to worry about: ad revenues, growth, Facebook, privacy concerns and just how to get the company’s rebel groove back. But first on his ag…

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Retailers’ Focus for 2011: More Stores, Better Service

U.S. retailers are planning store expansions and increased initiatives to monitor and serve their customers — with a heavy focus on the Web and social media — as they work to accelerate their growth in 2011.
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India Has Its First $1 Billion Dot-Com: Is 2011 the Year of the Indian Internet?

When tech writer Alex Salkever issued his five tech predictions for 2010 last year, he boldly proclaimed that India’s nascent tech sector would see its first blockbuster startup emerge. That blockbuster turns out to be MakeMyTri…

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How the Web Will Make Winners and Losers in 2011

A year ago, few expected Angry Birds or Groupon to be among 2010’s stars, but the underlying trends that powered their success were plain enough. So picking individual companies to rise or fall this year isn’t worthwhile. What i…

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Firefox Overtakes Internet Explorer in Europe

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is the most popular Web browser by far in North America, but in Europe, it has just been overthrown by Mozilla’s Firefox. The coup illustrates the rapid growth of Google’s Chrome browser, which has …

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