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November 27, 2014, 6:35 PM

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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, in Nonbinding Measure, Calls for Breaking Up Google  —  BRUSSELS — The European Parliament on Thursday approved a nonbinding resolution for Google to be broken up into separate companies.  —  There is no immediate threat to Google from the vote, which amounts to little …
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Over 40% IT pros in survey chose Dropbox as preferred enterprise sync and share tool, leading OneDrive's 25% and Google's 20%  —  The Most Popular Enterprise Sync and Share Product Might Surprise You  —  451 Research released a report this week with details on the enterprise sync and share market and what they found may surprise you.
Shane Roberts / Gizmodo:
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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.
Josh Lowensohn / The Verge:
Obama signs E-Label Act, allowing manufacturers to put labels such as FCC symbols in software menus instead of on hardware  —  The US bill to phase out wonky symbols on the back of gadgets is now a law  —  The legislation designed to do away with printing various symbols and regulatory compliance numbers …
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.
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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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Tiger Global Raises $2.5 Billion For New Deals  —  Investment firm Tiger Global has been hunting down deals all year, and now it has a lot more cash to run down new prey.  —  According to an SEC filing, the firm closed $2.5 billion in new funding, that comes a little more than 6 months after it raised a $1.5 billion fund in April.

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