Miles Young
Miles Young

Miles Young

Travel

Travel Duder covers vacations, destination, travel tips, hotels, gear and everything else an adventurer needs to know... view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives in Florida and loves the sunshine... view profile

Nicole Mordeno-Kenneally
Nicole Mordeno-Kenneally

Nicole Mordeno-Kenneally

World

is a member of Alpha Phi Omega Service Sorority and the American Association of Notaries... view profile

Cathy Hobbs
Cathy Hobbs

Cathy Hobbs

Life

As a nationally known interior design, real estate styling and home staging expert, Cathy Hobbs shares tips and insight relating to all aspects of the home... view profile

Bianca Silva
Bianca Silva

Bianca Silva

Entertainment

Recent grad, music journalist, music lover. .. view profile

Deborah Asseraf
Deborah Asseraf

Deborah Asseraf

Business

Deborah Asseraf is founder & CEO of Popcorn Productions, a company that explodes awareness for businesses through highly tailored campaigns. .. view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

Ryan Nakada
Ryan Nakada

Ryan Nakada

Sports

As a fan of baseball, I love to write about baseball, watch baseball, play baseball, and talk about baseball... view profile

Linda Moore
Linda Moore

Linda Moore

Business

I am a freelance writer and enjoy reporting on a variety of topics... view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

Martha Rosenberg
Martha Rosenberg

Martha Rosenberg

Health

Martha is a Chicago-based health writer and author of the expose "Born with a Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health." .. view profile

Sheila Kemper Dietrich
Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Life

Sheila is the Founder and CEO of Livliga. She created Livliga and the VisualQs philosophy out of a desire to embrace and share a healthier lifestyle. .. view profile

Stephen Stapczynski
Stephen Stapczynski

Stephen Stapczynski

World

Stephen reports on Asia & Pacific news and politics. His primary interests include Japanese domestic politics, US-Japan relations, and geopolitics in East Asia... view profile

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.
Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Carol A. Hoernlein P.E.

Opinion

Currently a Licensed Water Resources Civil Engineer in NJ, Carol has also been a political blogger in NJ since 2007, after being elected Councilwoman in 2006. .. view profile

James Grundvig
James Grundvig

James Grundvig

Tech

CEO of Cloudnician LLC, a mobile-cloud startup with big data pull. He has 25+ years of engineering-construction experience on projects of scale. .. view profile

Henry Stanek
Henry Stanek

Henry Stanek

World

is an independent EU Affairs consultant based in Paris, France. He has worked extensively with EU institutions throughout his career. .. view profile

Avent Marseau
Avent Marseau

Avent Marseau

World

I live in the Republic of the Congo... view profile






  • Exploring Pinterest for Establishing Business/ your Brand!!

    Countless number of people are blogging nowadays to share their valuable content, hobbies, interests, tastes and values but not many of them are aware how to connect and reach to the global digital community, magnetize audience to drive traffic, discover strategies for conversion, and create that everlasting impact which inspires people to buy their …

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  • UNITAID: How traveling by plane might just save a child’s life

    Globalization doesn’t seem to have a lot of allies these days. Largely blamed for the near-collapse of the world economy, it’s easy to understand why the word is anathema for some. But what if the forces underpinning globalization could be put to good use and fund the global fight against disease? What if the mantra …

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  • The Web at 25: time for a 2.0 Constitution?

    via Flickr (c) Chris P Jobling

    As the World Wide Web turned 25 on March 12th, its founder Tim Berners-Lee, has launched a campaign for creating an “Internet Bill of Rights” that would codify once and for all the DOs and DONTs of the Internet. In true open source fashion, he called on the people of the world to generate such …

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  • How to save face after losing $10 billion

    Is a comeback possible? (Kārlis Dambrāns via flickr)

    In what signals to be an important strategic shift in its business model, Google decided on January 29th to off-load its 22-month-old acquisition, Motorola, for a paltry $2.9 billion. The winner of this bargain is none other than Lenovo, a Chinese company known for its success in making faded brands glow anew. But wait, paying …

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  • Facebook Versus Twitter: What Do You Prefer?

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    Do you enjoy Facebook? Do you enjoy Twitter? Of course you do! They are the primary means of procrastination and biggest blows to productivity the world has ever seen. But they both have many applications, including professional, and that has brought up a polarizing question: which is better?

    The truth is, it is more a …

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  • Facebook Versus Google Plus

    There are plenty of debates about social networking programs. But none are quite so polarizing as those between Facebook and Google Plus users. Unlike other sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest, people are far less likely to both have and frequently use both Facebook and Google Plus. They tend to prefer one of the …

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  • Cloudy future for Microsoft? The challenges of Satya Nadella

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    It is the year 2000. Bill Gates is the CEO of Microsoft, the biggest company in the world by market capitalization. Apple and Google, eyeing Microsoft’s success, are still struggling to make ends meet. They look for inspiration in the products rolled out by Microsoft, all the while trying to come up with the next …

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  • A Look Into Social Media Ad Targeting

    The other day I was looking at vacuum cleaners. My old one has served me well in the last five years, but the cheap appliance just can’t handle the volume of grime that gathers in my child and pet filled home any longer. Amazon was my port of call, as I began to compare different …

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  • Has Facebook Finally Lost its Swagger?

    Gavin Llewellyn via flickr

    Tech observers have been prematurely announcing the death of Facebook for years. Back in 2005, the social network was a hyper-exclusive platform for just a handful of elite schools. Today, the service has 1.2 billion monthly users, including your mother and great-aunt (who are now much more assiduous users than you ever were). Mark Zuckerberg’s …

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  • Top 10 tools teachers are sure to put in use this year

    One primary goal of each teacher is to achieve clear communication with the students and parents. This year, you can start by equipping yourself with a wide range of tools to let your expectations and plans for the next academic year be known.

    Here is a list of free tools online that I have planned …

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  • Social Media in Ukraine’s #Euromaidan Protests

    Protestors in Ukraine, Kiev (Ivan Bandura)

    Only several hundred of the most ardent protestors remain in Kiev’s Independence Square, known as Euromaidan to protestors. The holiday season has sapped much of their support as many protestors hailing from Western Ukraine returned home but a sense of futility has also set in. A €15 billion aid deal from Russian president Vladimir Putin …

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  • ‘Digital Guardian’ Target’s Cybersecurity Attacks: IBM’s 5-in-5 Prediction Can’t Come Soon Enough

    The day of the phone interview with IBM’s Josyula R. (JR) Rao, Director of Security Research at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, Target retail chain announced it got hacked: The information of 40 million consumer credit cards were stolen over a three-week period.

    The ‘Black Friday’ attack was a sophisticated, …

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  • Hyatt Times Square Opens for the Holidays and New Year

    Tall, vertical, on a narrow slice of 43rd Street in the heart of Times Square, a new Hyatt Hotel opened softly earlier this month. This Sunday, December 22, it will rollout T-45 Diner next to the ground floor lobby.

    In late January, the Hyatt Times Square New York will open its rooftop bar and lounge, …

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  • These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    Back in the day my elementary school teacher took trips to the Grand Canyon and the deserts of Utah and Nevada. There she collected rocks split in two revealing crystals of amazing shapes and colors. Each fall she shared her crystal rock collection with the class. …

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  • WeatherSignal: crowdsourcing meets meteorology

    Temperatures in San Francisco (WeatherSignal)

    British start-up OpenSignal, which made a name for itself with its Android and iOS apps that crowdsource cell phone coverage, is now taking on the weather. The new app, WeatherSignal, uses atmospheric data gathered from various sensors, such as light meters, barometers and even battery temperature, to provide real-time pictures of the weather on a …

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  • Simply Put – How Pinterest Business Accounts Work

    If you haven’t noticed, Pinterest is growing. In popularity, in size, in demand and in their policies. What started out as a really cool idea has rounded out into a niche social platform that for the first time is starting to see wide appeal. Sure, the primary demographic is still women under the age of …

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  • Microsoft’s ‘Scroogled’ Campaign Takes on Chromebook

    Pawn Stars pawn shop in Las Vegas (photo credit: Matthew Straubmuller)

    In its latest anti-Google jab, software giant Microsoft released a new viral video last week taking a shot at Chromebook, Google’s ChromeOS-based cloud-focused device. The online video published Tuesday, featuring characters from the History Channel’s popular Pawn Stars reality series, is a part of the company’s broader “Don’t Get Scroogled” campaign that it has been …

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  • ‘Breaking Bad’ Art Case: Robert Wittman’s Bestselling Book Priceless

    Three days before Christmas in 2000, on a affluent peninsula in Stockholm, an Iraqi gang pulled off an audacious art theft of a small, but priceless self-portrait of Rembrandt at the Swedish National Museum.

    With only three roads into the peninsula, the thieves set fire to cars on two of the streets and placed spike-strips …

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  • Top 10 educational tools all students must use this autumn

    Another autumn has arrived, and students’ troubles with academic writing have started all over again. This is a never-ending cycle of academic curriculums becoming more challenging and writing tools becoming more effective. Although professors think of the Internet as something students waste time on, online tools have the potential of making everyone’s work much easier.…

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  • Simply Put – How Google Plus Business Pages Work

    how-google-business-pages-work-04_zps6d51a9d8

    I have mixed feelings about Google Plus. On one hand, it is the first example of Google actually managing to score a lasting hit with a social networking site. Their failures are all pretty embarrassing, and their ability to live up to some of the hype after the launch. According to the company reports, the …

    Read More

  • The Web at 25: time for a 2.0 Constitution?

    via Flickr (c) Chris P Jobling

    As the World Wide Web turned 25 on March 12th, its founder Tim Berners-Lee, has launched a campaign for creating an “Internet Bill of Rights” that would codify once and for all the DOs and DONTs of the Internet. In true open source fashion, he called on the people of the world to generate such …

    Read More

  • How to save face after losing $10 billion

    Is a comeback possible? (Kārlis Dambrāns via flickr)

    In what signals to be an important strategic shift in its business model, Google decided on January 29th to off-load its 22-month-old acquisition, Motorola, for a paltry $2.9 billion. The winner of this bargain is none other than Lenovo, a Chinese company known for its success in making faded brands glow anew. But wait, paying …

    Read More

  • ‘Digital Guardian’ Target’s Cybersecurity Attacks: IBM’s 5-in-5 Prediction Can’t Come Soon Enough

    The day of the phone interview with IBM’s Josyula R. (JR) Rao, Director of Security Research at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, Target retail chain announced it got hacked: The information of 40 million consumer credit cards were stolen over a three-week period.

    The ‘Black Friday’ attack was a sophisticated, …

    Read More

  • WeatherSignal: crowdsourcing meets meteorology

    Temperatures in San Francisco (WeatherSignal)

    British start-up OpenSignal, which made a name for itself with its Android and iOS apps that crowdsource cell phone coverage, is now taking on the weather. The new app, WeatherSignal, uses atmospheric data gathered from various sensors, such as light meters, barometers and even battery temperature, to provide real-time pictures of the weather on a …

    Read More

  • Microsoft’s ‘Scroogled’ Campaign Takes on Chromebook

    Pawn Stars pawn shop in Las Vegas (photo credit: Matthew Straubmuller)

    In its latest anti-Google jab, software giant Microsoft released a new viral video last week taking a shot at Chromebook, Google’s ChromeOS-based cloud-focused device. The online video published Tuesday, featuring characters from the History Channel’s popular Pawn Stars reality series, is a part of the company’s broader “Don’t Get Scroogled” campaign that it has been …

    Read More

  • Asian Business Network Grows in New York

    As the melting pot of New York City continues to flourish and diversify, several Asian network groups and associations have come into form in the last decade.

    One of the reasons for this growth has been the surge of the Asian population in New York, which added “247,900, a climb of 31.8%” from 2000 to …

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  • The Terror Trade of Big Game Poaching

    The Terror Trade of Big Game Poaching and How New Technology Can Fight It.

    Africa’s wild elephants are under siege. Terrorism has pushed the poaching trade into a billion-dollar business, prolonging Congo’s twenty-year-old civil war, which has left more than 2 million people dead, according to a USA Today article last March.

    Garamba National Park …

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  • Long Arm of the Law Catches up to High-Speed Trading

    At the Bloomberg Link Markets 50 Summit…

    New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made a point that he has set out to level the playing field for all investors versus high-speed trading in the stock market.

    At odds was a two second gap, a delay, that empowered Thomson Reuters’ “elite traders” to pay for …

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  • Jetman Lands on Bloomberg Link Summit

    Jetman Lands on Bloomberg Link Summit.

    The crossroads of technology is coming to a convergence. Call that point smart software meets useful hardware.

    In the afternoon panel, Show & Tell: Art Meets Technology, Bloomberg News Editor-as-Large Cory Johnson moderated the panel that featured Juan Montes, CTO of the Museum of Modern Art, Adobe’s Michael Gough, …

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  • Play2Shop Relieves Gaming Addiction – Play and Shop Online

    Blasting Ducks to Shop

    Maybe you heard already, about half the activity on the social web involves game playing or other forms of entertainment. No matter what kind of device is used to access the web, it’s clear being social is more about fun than it is about business. That being said, why haven’t more businesses caught on to …

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  • False Prophets of IT Security: As Seen by Verizon’s RISK Team

    For the past twenty years, the double edge sword of technology has been something to behold and recoil from at the same time. Call it the Frankenstein effect on the advances of technology.

    From clean nuclear energy to the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown, from nanotech advances in materials science to the next generation chemical warfare, …

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  • IBM Serves SMAC at the U.S. Open Championship

    Attending the US Open Tennis, as a guest of IBM (NYSE: IBM), with other journalists, was an evening to take in some first round action—Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka both won handily in straight sets—and more in Flushing, Queens.

    The more is “SMAC,” as Ric Telford, vice president, IBM Cloud Services, explained.

    What is SMAC? …

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  • Education Crisis: How Can Low Budget Schools/Districts Keep Up With Latest Technology?

    Education is extremely important but there can be limits to what a school district can offer. Budget cuts continue to be a major concern and there is no sign of it getting any better. There are steps though that these school districts can take in order to keep up with the latest technology.

    Grants and

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  • 5 Funniest Types of Videos Ever

    laughing at phone

    Looking for funny videos online? Here are some of the best types of videos you’ll find to make you guffaw, even if you are in the worst of moods.

    Cute Kids

    Image via Flickr by Tobyotter

    Best reason to have kids, by far, is for a source of entertainment. If you don’t have any, don’t …

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  • Understanding the Intelligence of Dolphins

    This summer not all the news on dolphins was bad. Just last month, a peer-review study confirmed newborn dolphins are given unique names at birth, just like human parents naming their babies when they are born.

    For a mother dolphin when she gives birth to a calf tail first—so the baby doesn’t breathe in water …

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  • PEER 1 Hosting, the Most ‘Human’ in the Cloud

    Not every company has had to face a major event every five years of its existence. But that’s exactly what PEER 1 Hosting had to not only over come, but also in doing so thrive.  And along the way, win accolades from its clients.

    Take the 2003 blackout that shutdown the Northeast United States and …

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  • Android vs. iOS and Other Revenue Schemes

    Android versus iOS

    You know what? It doesn’t matter if Google Play has 5 trillion more downloads form it than the iOS App Store if Google doesn’t gain revenue share on the market. 

    There, how simple was that to understand? Well, apparently not many tech media people can grasp such complex algorithms as money making. Not even the …

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  • A Well Deserved Reckoning for Former HP Exec Adrian Jones

    Adrian Jones

    All Things D’s Arik Hesseldahl had an interesting item this week about Oracle’s new head of its Asia operations. And the name Adrian Jones immediately rang a bell here, as it clearly did with that reporter.

    I did a little research of my own. It turns out that Jones was a former HP executive who …

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  • What If the Rumored Nexus 7 Could Talk Too?

    Asus Fonepad

    Rumors that a new Nexus 7 tablet is coming today are music to some tablet fans’ ears. This second generation Android slate, which will probably be announced in San Fancisco later today, will likely be manufactured ASUS too. My question for all the manufacturers is, “Where’s my super-sized smart phone with hands free?” 

    As an …

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  • Solar Ambition in an Oil-Rich Desert: UAE Sustainable Vision a Mid-East Beacon

    As mobile apps with the Android platform changed how people interacted and communicated back in 2006, Masdar rose from the Persian Gulf state of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a first step in turning a bold vision into reality.

    Out of the desert Masdar City sprouted, a green sustainable city. In 2006, the government …

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  • These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    Back in the day my elementary school teacher took trips to the Grand Canyon and the deserts of Utah and Nevada. There she collected rocks split in two revealing crystals of amazing shapes and colors. Each fall she shared her crystal rock collection with the class. …

    Read More

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ Art Case: Robert Wittman’s Bestselling Book Priceless

    Three days before Christmas in 2000, on a affluent peninsula in Stockholm, an Iraqi gang pulled off an audacious art theft of a small, but priceless self-portrait of Rembrandt at the Swedish National Museum.

    With only three roads into the peninsula, the thieves set fire to cars on two of the streets and placed spike-strips …

    Read More

  • The World is No Longer ‘Flat’, it’s Automated

    Autonomics at the Heart of IPSoft

    Since the start of the Great Recession in 2008, politicians have used outsourcing as a means to drive policy, sway public opinion, and drop as an excuse for poor jobs growth. But India, once the outsourcing king, has given way to the Philippines, which became the number one call …

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  • “‘Beam’ me up, Scotty” Remote Presence Technology

    “‘Beam’ me up, Scotty” Remote Presence Technology

    At Bloomberg Link Next Big Thing Summit, the were two products that caught the eye of this reporter. One semi-old, the other new.

    Beam is a mobile, remote video-conferencing platform, a newcomer born out of robotics of Willow Garage. The other is a high profile, high-flying winged-man that …

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  • The Practical Bible for Venture Capital: Book Review and Interview with Andrew Romans

    The Practical Bible for Venture Capital: The tech startup ecosystem of Silicon Valley and other major hubs, such as Austin and New York City, is similar to the Hollywood movie industry. How’s that?

    Young creatives, looking to launch their ideas and bring them to reality, need to wade through an arcane process. They need to …

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  • Microsoft Surface 2 and the Need for App Supremecy

    MS Surface

    Earlier today ZDNet’s Charlie Osborne broke the news Nvidia’s CEO spilled the beans on what version 2 of the Microsoft Surface tablet might offer. At the top of the MS list of “must have” or “killer apps” is none other than the software giant’s Outlook, one big plus missing from the current iteration of smart …

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  • 5 Apps for Women in Business

    businesswoman

    Ladies, it is time to lock up those sticky-notes and discard your day planners. Instead of keeping track of every note and memo you write on random pieces of paper, let your smartphone handle it all. There are so many great options for apps that help you manage your life, and with the convenience of …

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  • Virtual Interior Design at Your Fingertips

    The ecommerce paradigm, which changed during the Internet boom of the 1990s, has accelerated the past five years with social media. Today, it’s gaining even more momentum as mobile apps that focus on productivity, usability, and simplicity.

    The power is with the people. For the end users the new generation of technology is about speed, …

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  • 8 Awesome Devices for Musicians in 2013

    keyboard

    It’s never been easier to make and record music — today’s technology allows virtually anyone to become a professional-sounding musician. There is everything from “smart” instruments to tablets with apps that can alter your music. The National Association of Music Merchants holds a conference each year where it releases new gadgets to musicians all over …

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  • Learn Algebra in Under 45 Minutes with Video Games

    photo

    On average, it took 41 minutes and 44 seconds for students to master Algebra skills during the Washington State Algebra Challenge using the DragonBox App.

    The Challenge, co-sponsored by Washington University’s Center for Game Science and the Technology Alliance included 4,192 K-12 students. Together, they solved 390,935 equations over the course of 5 days …

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  • Sony Playstation 4 Preview: A Numbers Smackdown Vs XBox One?

    PS4 dual shock controller

    Sony revealed  last evening at their E3 press conference the long awaited “look” and specifics of the highly anticipated Playstation 4. With a launch expected sometime in November, and a low retail price of $399, the new console shows great potential for holiday season 2013/14. 

    In an apparent bid to under-cut Microsoft’s Xbox One launch …

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  • Exploring Pinterest for Establishing Business/ your Brand!!

    Countless number of people are blogging nowadays to share their valuable content, hobbies, interests, tastes and values but not many of them are aware how to connect and reach to the global digital community, magnetize audience to drive traffic, discover strategies for conversion, and create that everlasting impact which inspires people to buy their …

    Read More

  • Facebook Versus Twitter: What Do You Prefer?

    facebook-versus-twitter-03_zps2768727b

    Do you enjoy Facebook? Do you enjoy Twitter? Of course you do! They are the primary means of procrastination and biggest blows to productivity the world has ever seen. But they both have many applications, including professional, and that has brought up a polarizing question: which is better?

    The truth is, it is more a …

    Read More

  • Facebook Versus Google Plus

    There are plenty of debates about social networking programs. But none are quite so polarizing as those between Facebook and Google Plus users. Unlike other sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest, people are far less likely to both have and frequently use both Facebook and Google Plus. They tend to prefer one of the …

    Read More

  • A Look Into Social Media Ad Targeting

    The other day I was looking at vacuum cleaners. My old one has served me well in the last five years, but the cheap appliance just can’t handle the volume of grime that gathers in my child and pet filled home any longer. Amazon was my port of call, as I began to compare different …

    Read More

  • Has Facebook Finally Lost its Swagger?

    Gavin Llewellyn via flickr

    Tech observers have been prematurely announcing the death of Facebook for years. Back in 2005, the social network was a hyper-exclusive platform for just a handful of elite schools. Today, the service has 1.2 billion monthly users, including your mother and great-aunt (who are now much more assiduous users than you ever were). Mark Zuckerberg’s …

    Read More

  • Social Media in Ukraine’s #Euromaidan Protests

    Protestors in Ukraine, Kiev (Ivan Bandura)

    Only several hundred of the most ardent protestors remain in Kiev’s Independence Square, known as Euromaidan to protestors. The holiday season has sapped much of their support as many protestors hailing from Western Ukraine returned home but a sense of futility has also set in. A €15 billion aid deal from Russian president Vladimir Putin …

    Read More

  • Hyatt Times Square Opens for the Holidays and New Year

    Tall, vertical, on a narrow slice of 43rd Street in the heart of Times Square, a new Hyatt Hotel opened softly earlier this month. This Sunday, December 22, it will rollout T-45 Diner next to the ground floor lobby.

    In late January, the Hyatt Times Square New York will open its rooftop bar and lounge, …

    Read More

  • Simply Put – How Pinterest Business Accounts Work

    If you haven’t noticed, Pinterest is growing. In popularity, in size, in demand and in their policies. What started out as a really cool idea has rounded out into a niche social platform that for the first time is starting to see wide appeal. Sure, the primary demographic is still women under the age of …

    Read More

  • Simply Put – How Google Plus Business Pages Work

    how-google-business-pages-work-04_zps6d51a9d8

    I have mixed feelings about Google Plus. On one hand, it is the first example of Google actually managing to score a lasting hit with a social networking site. Their failures are all pretty embarrassing, and their ability to live up to some of the hype after the launch. According to the company reports, the …

    Read More

  • Simply Put – How Facebook Business Pages Work

    Facebook is one social network that has always really aimed to be applicable for businesses. When it comes to marketing potential they managed to do things right. But when they moved into more direct forms of business engagement, such as storefronts, the result was less than stellar. We watched Facebook checkout services crash and burn, …

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  • Van Gogh’s Lost Provenance in World War II

    Van Gogh’s Lost Provenance in World War II might cause a stir.

    Stolen art and Holocaust provenance are serious legal problems for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2000, then director Philippe De Montebello attended the Presidential Commission on Holocaust Assets and under oath gave this testimony: “The Met has long kept the public informed …

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  • Knoedler Scandal Head Fake, NY Times Swallows the Bait

    The MO of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney in the Southern District of Manhattan, has been to go whale and elephant hunting. Catch the big game. He hasn’t been dubbed “The Sheriff of Wall Street” for nothing. But Bharara, who has quite the batting average in taking down the big guys in high profile…

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  • 5 Internet Marketing Events Not To Miss This Autumn

    Every year the best and brightest in the marketing industry gather together at different conferences to discuss the latest trends in the market. Each year seems to be better than the last, with more prominent speakers, more tracks and new topics to discuss. In 2013, we had an especially fantastic year for marketing conferences.

    But …

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  • Simply Put – How LinkedIn Company Pages Work

    LinkedIn has proved over the years to be a unique and highly effective marketing tool. Originally aimed at high level executives as a means to connect to one another across the globe, it is now a networking program for people of all industries and employment levels. Including small businesses and sole proprietors that need help …

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  • 6 Critical Apps for the Social Activist

    protestors

    With the rise in social media use, many people are looking for ways to communicate their thoughts, feelings, and opinions with others in the world. Some like to connect with like-minded individuals, while others enjoy debating with people who are on the opposite side. Even if you are not actively involved in such issues, you …

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  • Blogger’s Guide to Crowdsourced Interviews and Content

    If you have been paying attention, you will see a trend that has become all the rage these days: crowdsourcing. This is the process of designating a task that might have once gone to a single person or team to a large group of people through an open call. Basically throwing the request out there …

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  • Image Marketing: Tips and Tricks

    I could start this post with a cliche about a picture being worth a thousand words, but we already know the drill. Images have a huge impact on marketing as a whole, especially online where there are so many distractions available that the attention of the viewer has to be immediately captured and held. That …

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  • Crowdfund Your Startup with These 6 Sites

    coolpic

    The hundreds of crowdfunding sites available to help raise money online can be broken into 2 main model types: donation-based and investment crowdfunding. Within these models, sites offer a variety of niche focuses. With your startup costs and particular business concept in mind, find help to crowdfund your startup with these 6 sites. …

    Believers Fund

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  • What Are Trending Hashtags and How To Use Them?

    what-are-trending-hashtags-01_zps96613a09

    Hashtags have become such an ingrained part of the public consciousness that they are everywhere these days. You see them on tshirts, people write them in emails, and they are used on sites where they don’t even work properly. They have become so popular that Facebook has recently created clickable hashtags for their own site, …

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  • An Einstein Rationale for Your Business Marketing

    Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results Albert Einstein -

    Einstein is credited with many a smart quotation, but perhaps the most relevant one for business in the digital age than this one. With this brilliant sort of simplification in mind, marketing and PR today is insane, or …

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