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3 Things Brands Need to Do Right Now or Risk Losing Leverage on Facebook

Updated news feed algorithm lets users control "What to See First”

Facebook’s updated news feed algorithm presents new branding opportunities.

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Got an MBA? 5 Ways You Can (Still) Excel in a Tech Startup

Here are a few pieces of advice for those who want to make a mark…

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Google: Email Password Recovery Questions May Not Be Secure

Questions about your favorite food or first pet may be easily guessed by hackers

Email password recovery questions might not be secure enough to keep hackers out—but might be…

By Joel Lyons

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[STUDY] School Smartphone Bans Boost Students’ Test Scores

Low-achieving students raised scores 14.23% after smartphones were banned from the classroom

A new study conducted in the UK says keeping smartphones out of the classroom may…

By Joel Lyons

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Survey Reveals Parents’ Thoughts About Tech in Children’s Schools

Most parents favored use of tech in school, with many believing it was key to closing gap between rich and poor

Much discussion has been had about the use of technology in children’s education, but a…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] 25% of Small Businesses Don’t Use Social Media

Many of the 53% that do plan to devote more time and dollars to their accounts

Nearly 1/2 of small businesses don’t actively use social media to promote their business. 25%…

By Joel Lyons

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The Case for Coding in School Curriculum

Advocates say computer science has a place in curriculum alongside math and English classes

Advocates call to add coding to school curriculum, stating computer science has a place in…

By Joel Lyons

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Twitter Debuts ‘Highlights’ Feature to Boost Engagement

The twice-daily updates of top tweets are now available on Twitter's Android app

Twitter adds highlights feature to Android apps.

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[Report] Global E-waste Topped 41 Billion Metric Tons in 2014

U.S. and China together pitched nearly one-third of all electronic waste

Earth Day’s 45th anniversary will be marked on Wed., April 22 Did you know global…

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Twitter Now Allows Direct Messages to People You Aren’t Following

The opt-in feature lets you communicate directly with those you don't follow

Twitter allows direct messages between people who don’t follow each other.

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Report: Repeat Crowdfunding Leads to More Successful Fundraising Campaigns

Kickstarter data shows increased success with each successive crowdfunding campaign

A recent report proves that repeat crowdfunding reaps returns for entrepreneurs.

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5 Mobile Apps to Help Keep Children Safe

Take an active role in preventing childhood injuries

You don’t have to be a mom, dad or caretaker to take an active role…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Day 3] Google Discusses New Supplier Diversity Efforts

More benefits for minority-owned businesses

Google has relaxed the regulations to allow more minority businesses to participate in its supplier…

By Patrick Austin

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Three Alternatives To Your Bad Password

One password to rule them all

Passwords are hard to remember and often insecure, but biometrics offer unique and secure passwords…

By Patrick Austin

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5 Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

With these tech tools, there's no way you'll miss goals in 2015

No excuses. These tech tools will help you stay on track with your goals for…

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The Tech Skills That Got People Hired In 2014

From data mining to user interface design, Linked In research reveals advantageous qualifications

Tech skills dominated LinkedIn’s end-of-year list of skills in demand, ranging from data mining to…

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Sony’s “The Interview” Pulled From Theaters After Terror Threat

The big movie chains have cancelled showings due to hacker threats

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Thanks to terror threats by hackers who leaked confidential information about Sony, the company’s…

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T-Mobile’s Newest Plan Saves Your Data For Later

The company will roll over unused data every month

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T-Mobile is going to start treating your data a lot more like rollover minutes.
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Where to Watch Makes Legal Movie Viewing Easy

The MPAA project is an interesting attempt at curbing piracy

Where to Watch is the MPAA’s attempt at helping consumers find content legally and through…

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Facebook is Building a LinkedIn Killer

Facebook For Work could usurp LinkedIn for busy professionals

Facebook could be releasing a LinkedIn competitor called Facebook at Work, and use it to…

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