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Social Media’s Effects On Markets Concern Regulators

Social Media’s Effects On Markets Concern Regulators | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
After a Twitter hoax caused the Dow to drop temporarily by 150 points, regulators are increasingly concerned about the combination of social media and high-frequency trading.
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This will take some straightening out.  Of course, it is the human element that is not being careful with postings and readings and interpreting.  Not netsmart (Rheingold)

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Where Did The Girls Go? Closing The Gender Gap With Girls In ICT Day

Where Did The Girls Go? Closing The Gender Gap With Girls In ICT Day | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Shop owners in Haiti overcome a cash shortage by accepting payment by text message. University students in Saudi Arabia break down the isolation of nighttime curfews by collaborating over Facebook and Skype.
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With Kindle Singles, David Blum Jump-Starts His Career

With Kindle Singles, David Blum Jump-Starts His Career | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
The journalist David Blum has found success as the editor of Amazon Kindle Singles, a Web service that is helping to popularize novella-length essays and fiction.
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The Connective Hub

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Crowd-sources magazine, put together in 48 hours, sponsored by Wired and Cisco

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How Reddit Became A Hub Of The Crowdsourced Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

How Reddit Became A Hub Of The Crowdsourced Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Reddit's users launched a new subreddit Findbostonbombers where hundreds of amateur sleuths are crowdsourcing clues and suspects in the Boston terrori...
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First Look: How The Google Glass UI Really Works

First Look: How The Google Glass UI Really Works | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Google Glass has arrived like a piece of sci-fi memorabilia sent from the future.
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Self-driving cars aren't too far off

Self-driving cars aren't too far off | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
The most intelligent driver is not a driver at all, a group of information technology and automotive industry leaders said Wednesday. Your car soon may be doing the driving on its own.
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And they will need very good interfaces.

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Frog Makes Star Trek’s Voice-Controlled Computers A Reality

Frog Makes Star Trek’s Voice-Controlled Computers A Reality | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.Those are iconic words to any Star Trek fan--it’s the preferred drink of Captain Picard, as ordered from the Enterprise’s always-listening computer system.
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Good news for cable cord-cutters in Aereo win

Good news for cable cord-cutters in Aereo win | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
A federal appeals court rejects an appeal by TV station owners, allowing Aereo to continue operation
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As Web Search Goes Mobile, Competitors Chip at Google’s Lead

As Web Search Goes Mobile, Competitors Chip at Google’s Lead | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Though Google is the undisputed king of search, alternative services are chipping into its share of the market.
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4 Surprising App-Design Principles, From The Instagram Of Quick Quizzes

4 Surprising App-Design Principles, From The Instagram Of Quick Quizzes | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
When we first wrote about Polar, an addictive app that invites you to make and take “this or that”-style quizzes, we called it “an object lesson in mobile design done very, very right.” Luke Wroblewski, the mobile-first design evangelist behind...
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Hip-Hop Word Count Is A Living, Breathing Database Of Every Word In Every Rap Song Ever | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Hip-Hop Word Count Is A Living, Breathing Database Of Every Word In Every Rap Song Ever | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
How a searchable almanac is bringing hiphop to the masses one word at a time.
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As Web Search Goes Mobile, Competitors Chip at Google’s Lead

As Web Search Goes Mobile, Competitors Chip at Google’s Lead | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Though Google is the undisputed king of search, alternative services are chipping into its share of the market.
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How are web searches related to Business Strategies?  Actually there are many ways.  Certainly if your business or organizations depend on consumers being able to find you, this is an important subject.

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Let's Hear It For The Girls

Let's Hear It For The Girls | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Teenage girls use computers and the Internet similar to boys -- they text, they take pictures on their phones -- yet they are five times less likely to consider a technology-related career.
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OK, so I am pushing the girls in tech agenda a little.

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Unraveling Brothers’ Online Lives, Link by Link

Unraveling Brothers’ Online Lives, Link by Link | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Once the search for the marathon bombing suspects focused on Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the brothers’ social media postings provided a rich vein of material to mine.
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Stuck On An Idea? Walk Through The Park | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Stuck On An Idea? Walk Through The Park | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Research confirms what we've long known: A leafy stroll resets your mind.

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Patients’ Genes Seen as Future of Cancer Care

Patients’ Genes Seen as Future of Cancer Care | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Hospitals are spending heavily to develop “precision medicine” treatments for cancer based on the special, even unique characteristics of the patient’s genes.
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This article goes into another field, big data.  But it also relates to the use of social media in the health care field.

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Why the cloud is threatened by unprofitability

Why the cloud is threatened by unprofitability | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
2012 was a great year for the cloud. The industry grew by over 20%, hosting providers like Google and Rackspace continued to build out their networks... and cloud software companies lost more money than ever.
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DNA Project Aims to Make Company’s Data Public

DNA Project Aims to Make Company’s Data Public | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Researchers are asking cancer clinics to hand over Myriad Genetics’ test results so they can more easily interpret the risk posed by mutations of two breast cancer genes.
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The idea is to crowd source the data that ordinarily is only available to the lab and to the individual requestors, i.e., medical personnel.  But could affect the way people find out about the factors affecting health and potential problems.

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Arias key witness feels social media's heat

Arias key witness feels social media's heat | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
For three days this week, a domestic violence expert witness named Alyce LaViolette held her own against prosecutor Juan Martinez in the Jodi Arias murder case in Maricopa County Superior Court.
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Social Media Helps Solve The Mystery Of 'Little Jane Doe'

Social Media Helps Solve The Mystery Of 'Little Jane Doe' | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
The mystery of 'little Jane Doe,' a 4-year-old girl who was abandoned on a doorstep late Tuesday evening, has been solved, according to South Carolina authorities.
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The Rise Of The Superconnector | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

The Rise Of The Superconnector | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
It's not unusual to have hundreds or even thousands of LinkedIn connectionswhich can make your socialmedia world as messy and noisy as a crowded party...
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The hidden profits behind free videogames

The hidden profits behind free videogames | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Free-to-play titles are fast becoming one of the most lucrative areas in gaming.
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Facebook Home Breaks The Fourth Wall Of Mobile Design

Facebook Home Breaks The Fourth Wall Of Mobile Design | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Inside Apple, Jony Ive is pushing designers to rethink iOS, the software which runs on the iPhone and iPad. Apple’s new direction?
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10 Creative Ways to Market on Pinterest | Jeffbullas's Blog

10 Creative Ways to Market on Pinterest | Jeffbullas's Blog | Emerging Media Topics | Scoop.it
Pinterest is a fast emerging visually oriented social network that provides a platform that can bring out the creative marketer. So how can you market your business on Pinterest whether you are a B2B or a B2C company?

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France Lafleur's curator insight, February 13, 2013 7:07 PM

Le pouvoir attractif des images et Pinterest.

Joakim Baage's curator insight, February 22, 2013 10:29 AM

Make sure images are part of your content marketing mix!

TalkativeMedia's curator insight, March 12, 2013 3:31 PM

Pinterest is a "must" for today's small business. If you have a niche market, you cannot afford to be without a Pinterest profile.