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Andy Plesser

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Commentary: Big Breakthrough with Amazon's Kindle HD is "X-Ray"

Andy Plesser | May 30, 2013 | Technology
The surfacing up of actionable metadata on the new Amazon Kindle HD with the tools called X-Ray, is one of most significant, of the new launch, says analyst Ashley Swartz in her weekly commentary on Beet.TV While limited...
Linda Miller

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The Headache of 'Social' Technology

Linda Miller | November 11, 2012 | Technology
If the measuring criterion is "anything that makes life easier," technology has failed miserably.
Erin Flynn

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What the Kardashians Can Teach You About Fashion Blogging (Content Isn't King, Branding Is)

Erin Flynn | November 11, 2012 | Style
Building a brand is something that takes a lot of thought and time. Once you find what ultimately makes your readers tick on both a materialistic level and a human level, people will be able to relate to you and your words.
Tereza Nemessanyi

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How to Grow Girl Entrepreneurs (Hint: It's Not What You Think)

Tereza Nemessanyi | November 11, 2012 | Technology
We all know we need more women in tech. More women investors. More girls studying technical topics in college. More girls learning to code in high school, middle school, and earlier
Edward J. Black

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Internet Freedom in Democrat, Republican Platforms Is a Good Start

Edward J. Black | November 11, 2012 | Technology
Whether the issue of the day is copyright infringement or open Internet access, censorship or a trade agreement, what the U.S. and the rest of the world could most use is an Internet freedom platform on which to base their daily policy challenges.
Abraham R. Wagner

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Counter-Terrorism Technologies -- Taking Stock on 9/11

Abraham R. Wagner | November 11, 2012 | Technology
Taking stock on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we can clearly see numerous examples of places where the investment in the science and technology base has enabled more effective counter-terrorism operations.
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

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Chasing the Social Media Data Trail

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | November 11, 2012 | Media
We are several years into the use of social media metrics and analytics, and I see no quick fix to the problems associated with the social media data trail.
Jure Klepic

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What Happens When Half a Million Kids Choose to Matter?

Jure Klepic | November 11, 2012 | Education
There are those who are so concerned about the seemingly overwhelming intrusion of digital media into our daily lives that some schools are still restricted from using social media tools in the classroom. But what if these fears are totally unfounded?
Michael Litt

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Use Video to Increase Website Traffic and Engagement

Michael Litt | November 11, 2012 | Business
In the beginning you probably asked yourself, "How do I get my website found on Google, Yahoo and Bing?" After hours of research and strategy revision, you've finally got traffic flowing and people are coming to your site now more than ever. But what happens once they get there?
Dino Grandoni

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Debunking Techies' Do-Gooder Myth: Really, It's About The Money

Dino Grandoni | January 23, 2014 | Technology
When you hand over your hard-earned cash for a Mac or iPhone or iPad, or when you log into Facebook.com to check up on your fourth-grade crush, you probably have no delusions about the nature of your relationship with the two tech giants: Apple and Facebook are trying to make...
Shira Lazar

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Mike Shinoda Shares How Linkin Park Takes Risks That Pay Off in the Digital Space

Shira Lazar | November 11, 2012 | Technology
Musician, producer and artist Mike Shinoda, member of the hugely popular Linkin Park, took a moment from his tour to sit down with me and discuss the band's latest interactive music video and upcoming projects.
Chris Rauschnot

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LinkedIn App Upgrades Get Real-Time Features for Smartphone and iPad Mobile Users

Chris Rauschnot | November 11, 2012 | Technology
As more of their 175 million members on the service go mobile with their smartphones and iPads, finding a job or connecting with those who can help will now occur in real-time.
Bill George

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Innovation Is the Real Winner in Apple v. Samsung

Bill George | November 11, 2012 | Business
Kudos to Apple for defending its IP rights and paving the way for others to do the same.
Jason Gilbert

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What I Wish Apple Would Announce At Its 'iPhone' Event

Jason Gilbert | November 11, 2012 | Technology
Apple's event on Sept. 12 in San Francisco is expected to be bursting with announcements: The announcement of a redesigned iPhone is expected, as are announcements of faster iMacs, and a new Retina MacBook Pro with 13-inch screen, as well as a refreshed line of iPods Nano and...
Dan Johnson

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Anonymous, GoDaddy and SOPA: A Warning of What's to Come

Dan Johnson | November 11, 2012 | Technology
If a disruption of service for less than eight hours will make this big of a splash on the internet, as is the intent of recent cybersecurity legislation, imagine what a complete shutdown of the internet will do.
Dean Praetorius

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How Social Media Would Have Changed New York on 9/11

Dean Praetorius | November 11, 2012 | Technology
Social media would undoubtedly have painted a clearer picture of what happened inside the towers in 2001. Many argue it's an image we don't want to imagine. Yet gruesome as resulting imagery could have been, the benefits of having social media on that day may have been profound.