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November 28, 2014, 2:00 AM

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Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
EU Parliament passes resolution supporting unbundling of search engines from other commercial services, calls for creation of single digital market  —  Oh No They Didn't: European Parliament Calls For Break Up Of Google  —  Today many Americans are busy preparing Thanksgiving meals …
James Kanter / New York Times:
E.U. Parliament Passes Measure to Break Up Google in Symbolic Vote  —  BRUSSELS — Europe's resentment of the American technology giant Google reached a new noise level on Thursday as the European Parliament passed a nonbinding vote to break up the company.  —  Although merely symbolic …
Shane Roberts / Gizmodo:
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Washington Post:
Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina is actively exploring a 2016 presidential run but faces criticism from prominent Republicans amid failed 2010 Senate race  —  Carly Fiorina actively explores 2016 presidential run but faces GOP critics  —  On a Republican presidential debate stage expected …
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Sony Pictures hackers release list of stolen corporate files  —  On Monday, employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment—the television and movie subsidiary of Sony Corp.—discovered that their internal corporate network had been hijacked.  A message from an individual or group claiming responsibility appeared …
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple Watch site refreshed to highlight Timekeeping, New Ways to Connect, and Health & Fitness  —  Apple has quietly refreshed its Apple Watch microsite with a few changes including more details about the upcoming wearable and newly added interactive images of the device.
Paul Ford / New Yorker:
A history of HTML5, the web standard created by competing groups WHATWG and W3C  —  The Group That Rules the Web  —  You might have read that, on October 28th, W3C officially recommended HTML5.  And you might know that this has something to do with apps and the Web.  The question is: Does this concern you?
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Zoho:
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Mathew Ingram / Gigaom:
Syrian Electronic Army hacks websites via Gigya's login service  —  Visitors to some large media and entertainment websites on Thursday — including NBC, The Independent and NHL.com — were greeted by pop-up messages that said those sites had been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Appears To Pre-Announce Its Purchase Of Email Startup Acompli  —  Whoops.  Welcome to literal fait accompli.  —  A short, unfinished blog listed as written by Microsoft corporate vice president Rajesh Jha hit the RSS wires earlier today.  Here's what it looked like:
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
UK High Court orders ISPs to block access to 32 more piracy sites, including Demonoid, Isohunt and more  —  UK Piracy Blocklist Expands With Demonoid, Isohunt, IPTorrents and More  —  The list of websites that are blocked in the UK for facilitating copyright infringement is getting longer and longer.

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Microsoft:
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Amazon Cognito:
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SimilarWeb:
Does Ello's Sudden Rise In Popularity Herald A New Era Of Social Media?  —  The latest social network to be on the tip of everyone's tongue is the rebellious Ello which launched earlier this year and promises an ad-free experience.
Zoho:
Zoho Survey: Segment Survey Responses with Multi Collectors  —  Do you distribute one survey to different groups of people only to find that filtering results and analyzing reports is taking up your time?
Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …

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