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Here's Some Great Management Advice For Millennials

Here's Some Great Management Advice For Millennials | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
It takes a lot of emotional IQ to lead.
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Facebook Works to Incorporate Hashtag

Facebook Works to Incorporate Hashtag | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
Facebook is testing whether to follow Twitter's lead and allow users to click on a hashtag to pull up all posts about similar topics or events so it can quickly index conversations around trending topics.
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#This #is #great. 

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As Music Festivals Heat Up, Eventbrite Expands Its Market Share - Forbes

As Music Festivals Heat Up, Eventbrite Expands Its Market Share - Forbes | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
When more than 20,000 New Yorkers queue up this June for the third annual Governor’s Ball music festival on Randall’s Island, most of them will do it without a ticket in hand, just a flash of their smartphone thanks to Eventbrite’s paperless...
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Hate having to print event tickets/boarding passes/etc--excited for ALL (Southwest Airlines I'm talking to you) to follow suit. 

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Google's 10 rules for designing data centers

Google's 10 rules for designing data centers | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
Google’ vice president of data centers, Joe Kava, outlines how the search giant’s pursuit of data center designs corresponds nicely to the company’s ten governing rules. Well, almost.
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Googles strategy in designing data centers not specific to data and can be applied to many business practices.
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Television's Future Has a Social Soundtrack

Television's Future Has a Social Soundtrack | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
TV without social will be as hard to remember as movies without sound.
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"We are witnessing the creation of a fundamentally new mode of human communication. One-way broadcast TV has been augmented with millions of real-time audience feedback signals that are shaping audience decisions of what to watch and how to interpret what they see"

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When Big Companies Fall, Entrepreneurship Rises

When Big Companies Fall,  Entrepreneurship Rises | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
When a whale dies, the 30-100 ton body — or "whale fall" — slowly, silently sinks to the ocean bottom where it becomes the wellspring of a complex new microcosm of seabed flora and fauna that can thrive for well over half a century.
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Innovation coupled with the entrepreneurships keeps the economy going. 

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Why You'll See Google-Glass Competitors In Construction Zones Before Starbucks - Forbes

Why You'll See Google-Glass Competitors In Construction Zones Before Starbucks - Forbes | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
Developers making software for one of the first competitors to Google Glass are making apps for field service and medical professionals.
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Wearable technology is moving beyond the wrist, the arm and onto the face. Personally not a fan of the Vuzix design--not as clean as Glass. 

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Google Is Building A Same-Day Amazon Prime Competitor, “Google Shopping Express” | TechCrunch

Google Is Building A Same-Day Amazon Prime Competitor, “Google Shopping Express” | TechCrunch | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
Google is stealthily preparing to launch an Amazon Prime competitor called "Google Shopping Express." According to one source the service will be $10 cheaper than Amazon Prime at $69 a year and offer same-day delivery from brick-and-mortar stores...
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Very loyal Amazon Prime customer. Always wondered who would challenge them. Somewhat surprised and EXCITED to see that It is Google.
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The 10 Websites Where Americans Spend the Most Time

The 10 Websites Where Americans Spend the Most Time | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
Source: ThinkstockThough the Internet is made up of tens of millions of websites, people spend the vast majority of time on just a handful of sites.
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No surprises here. Guilty of most.
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Last night LivingSocial's pneumonia took a turn for the worse

Last night LivingSocial's pneumonia took a turn for the worse | Activity in Techlandia | Scoop.it
We've said it before: If Groupon has the flu; LivingSocial has pneumonia. And both cases look a lot worse after last night. I'm really not trying to beat up on LivingSocial's CEO Tim O'Shaugnessy. ...
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There's been a lot of activity coming from GroupOn and Living Social lately. Here is the latest. 

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