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Financial Experts Jump Into Education Doing What They Do Best

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee PwC, a professional services company that specializes in audit and assurance, tax and advisory services, launched a program called Earn...

A Call to Action for Those 50+ - Social Media is for You, Too

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.09.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

We are the missing link in the online world, but we are making progress. To dismiss social media as a passing phase is just wrong.

Goodreads and the Rise of Digital Reviewing

Foz Meadows | Posted 09.24.2012 | Books
Foz Meadows

The book blogger community is still essentially a frontier town, caught between laying foundations on the one hand and trying to deal with the regular influx of lawbreakers, businessmen, migrants and pioneers on the other.

WHOA! 14,000 Flock To Free Online Courses On First Day

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.19.2012 | College

When the University of Illinois announced it would offer online courses for free, thousands of prospective students came running. Illinois' opening...

Sapplets, Digital Watermarks Are Key Magazine Innovations in 2012 Report

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.17.2012 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Print media, including magazines, that complain of reduced revenues, rising costs, shrinking circulation and see-sawing advertising, have felt the pinch, but thanks to innovative approaches, countless publishers are recouping their losses and widening their reach.

Young People Seek Political Discourse Online

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Maya Cueva Youth might not be going to the polls in vast numbers, but that doesn’t mean they don’t care about making change in their communit...

How to Find Reliable Menopause Information Online

Staness Jonekos | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

There are millions of menopause websites, many with misinformation about menopause, treatment options, tests, and strategies. How do we find reliable menopause information online so we can have a productive conversation with our health care providers?

5 Ways to Improve Website Conversions

Mona Elesseily | Posted 08.27.2012 | Small Business
Mona Elesseily

Everybody has a website these days, but not all of these sites are created equally. While some webmasters own virtual billboards, other business owners operate effective pieces of digital real estate.

Get Online

Fron Nahzi | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology
Fron Nahzi

In the ever-expanding and fast-paced new media world, issues appear to be more about context and less about content. The posts often appear short sighted, and lack substance but they reach a wide audience nevertheless.

Are You Feeling Swallowed up by Social Media? How About A Time Out?

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 07.30.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

There will always be a new technological temptation, but true living will always be unplugged. Teach your kids that today and they will someday thank you for that... perhaps even in person!

Laughable Online Censorship Attempt Won't Last a New York Minute

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans in the New York state government are attempting to pass a law that would ban anonymous comments online. Even if they actually passed the act, once it arrived in a federal court it would be tossed out in a "New York minute" (as they say).

What Social Media Can Learn From Real Life

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 05.22.2012 | Books
Ekaterina Walter

Often times I am asked: "What is your favorite social network?" My answer is: "A table and a couple of chairs!" My answer astonishes people and catches them off guard. After all, I am supposed to be a social media advocate and an innovator in this space..

Why I Took a Facebook Hiatus

Natalie Thomas | Posted 07.18.2012 | Comedy
Natalie Thomas

Facebook is addictive. You feel inclined to read, stalk and share. Only in this forum would stalking be the more acceptable practice of the three. In this case, it's the sharing that's the problem.

How to Keep Your Child Safe (and Happy) Online

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 07.14.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Like a lot of parents, I've been struck by how active -- though not savvy -- my kids and their friends are with social media.

Buying Diet Pills Online? Think Again.

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.12.2012 | Money

Have you ever been tempted by an online advertisement selling weight-loss pills or sleeping aids that are cheap and prescription-free? Beware: Buyi...

America's Ten Disappearing Industries: Report

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

In the recession's aftermath some of the nation's most prominent industries are going to be left behind. The automotive, restaurant and newspaper ...

This Is What Occupy Nigeria Looks Like

Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

On January 1, the Nigerian government eliminated the subsidies used to keep petrol prices at reasonable rates. The Associated Press reported prices to...

Gerry Smith

FBI Official Warns of Growing 'Existential' Cyber Threats | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.12.2012 | Technology

Despite the increased frequency and severity of online crime and espionage in 2011, many American corporations and consumers are still not taking the ...

Ron Dicker

Online Casinos: Not So Fast | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

The Justice Department may have paved the way for Internet gambling, but that doesn't mean everything will come up aces for online poker players. Thos...

Andrea Stone

NYC Probe Finds Internet Is 'A Vast, Unregulated' Illegal Gun Market | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

A New York City undercover investigation heralded as the first of its kind has found a "vast and largely unregulated market for illegal guns" on the I...

Latinos Love Social Media and We're Good at It!

Monique Frausto | Posted 02.01.2012 | Latino Voices
Monique Frausto

The world and technology will continue to evolve. Latinos will be part of this. . The future is literally in our hands.

Why You Can’t Learn To Divorce From A Website

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Most divorcing parents with minor children are required to participate in a divorce education program in order to get divorced. A recent estimate suggests that almost all states have this requirement.

Working Together for a Safe and Prosperous Cyberspace

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 12.31.2011 | Technology
Nigel Sheinwald

UK-US partnership on cyber issues goes back to the very beginnings of the Internet. In fact, the Internet may never have come to be without collaboration between UK and US researchers.

Digital Kids and the Kahn Academy

John M. Eger | Posted 12.24.2011 | Education
John M. Eger

Kids have "grown up digital" as author Don Tapscott would say. They have computers, and cell phones and video games, Facebook, and Twitter and who kno...

Almost 1 In 2 Canadians Watch TV And Movies Online

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

TORONTO - Almost half of all Canadians are now watching shows or movies online and about one in three are considering cancelling their TV service, sug...