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NLRB approves employer’s firing of two employees over negative Facebook posts

NLRB approves employer’s firing of two employees over negative Facebook posts | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

n Richmond District Neighborhood Center, an NLRB judge ruled that a community center (“Center”)’s discharge of two youth programming employees over a profane Facebook conversation about working conditions did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). 

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Jones Lang LaSalle's Q4 National Office Market Reports Shows Broadening Recovery with more than 13 Million SF of Positive Net Absorption

Jones Lang LaSalle's Q4 National Office Market Reports Shows Broadening Recovery with more than 13 Million SF of Positive Net Absorption | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The U.S. national office market absorbed 13 million square feet of space during the fourth quarter 2013 – the highest level recorded since 2007, and a 24.5 percent increase over the highest quarterly net absorption levels over the past six years

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In the Dog House: Pet-Friendly Luxury Design

In the Dog House: Pet-Friendly Luxury Design | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
With pet ownership at an all-time high, architects, builders and developers are pulling out the stops to please dog and cat residents.
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New advisory on Canadian Anti-Spam Law that covers commercial emails and texts to Canada

New advisory on Canadian Anti-Spam Law that covers commercial emails and texts to Canada | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Be sure to spend some time with our recent advisory on Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL), now that compliance dates for rules governing commercial electronic messages (CEMs), software downloads, and related conduct have been set to start taking effect July 1, 2014.

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These Scientists Studied Why Internet Stories Go Viral. You Won't Believe What They Found

These Scientists Studied Why Internet Stories Go Viral. You Won't Believe What They Found | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Science confirms what Buzzfeed and Upworthy already know: In the hierarchy of digital contagion content that evokes powerful emotions floats...
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Businesses must post approved signs to keep out concealed guns

Businesses must post approved signs to keep out concealed guns | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
With the application process for concealed weapons beginning this month, business owners who want to keep guns out of their establishments need to follow Illinois State Police guidelines on what signs may be displayed.
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Ford's C-MAX Solar Energi Concept sports rooftop solar panels

Ford's C-MAX Solar Energi Concept sports rooftop solar panels | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Ford’s C-Max Solar Energi Concept, which makes its debut at CES next week, charges using a combination of high-efficiency solar panels on its roof and a sep...
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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Closing of Lender Processing Services, Inc. Acquisition

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces Closing of Lender Processing Services, Inc. Acquisition | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF), a leading provider of title insurance and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries, today announced the closing of its acquisition of Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS). 

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Victor J. Cacciatore, expanded family’s Chicago real estate empire, dead at 83

Victor J. Cacciatore, expanded family’s Chicago real estate empire, dead at 83 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Victor J. Cacciatore Sr. made the family name larger than life.

Just take a drive past the iconic Jos. Cacciatore & Co. Real Estate sign that greets drivers just before the Chicago Stock Exchange on Congress, marking one of Chicago’s oldest and most successful real estate companies.

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Is eBay Planning to Launch Its Own Virtual Currency?

Is eBay Planning to Launch Its Own Virtual Currency? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

"The recipient can use the token to purchase a product using a checkout though the payment provider," the filing reads. "The purchase can be made without requiring the user to create the user's own payment provider account." 

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Top Agent Network scoops up domain name PocketListings.net and CEO Alexander Clark

Top Agent Network scoops up domain name PocketListings.net and CEO Alexander Clark | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Top Agent Network (TAN), a social network designed to help top-producing agents share information on pre-MLS or non-MLS listings, announced that has acquired the domain name of PocketListings.net. 

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Delegated Strings | ICANN New gTLDs

Delegated Strings | ICANN New gTLDs | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

On 23 October 2013, first new gTLDs from ICANN's New gTLD Program were delegated. This means they were into the Internet's Root Zone, the authoritative database for the Internet. Below are the gTLDs or strings that have successfully completed the Program. The list will continue to be updated as the measured rollout of the new gTLDs progresses over the coming years.

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Watt's vision of Fannie and Freddie's role good for housing

Watt's vision of Fannie and Freddie's role good for housing | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Mel Watt, the incoming head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, likely shares the Center for American Progress's vision of restoring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's “focus on working and middle income families” and jettisoning Edward DeMarco’s...
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Gwyn Besner's curator insight, January 4, 2014 7:42 AM

Hopefully, Mr. Watt can achieve his mission.

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Seth's Blog: The hard work of understanding

Seth's Blog: The hard work of understanding | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Sometimes, we're so eager to have an opinion that we skip the step of working to understand. Why is it the way it is? Why do they believe what they believe? We skip reading the whole thing, because it's easier...
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Car Wash Industry Celebrates Centennial Milestone

Car Wash Industry Celebrates Centennial Milestone | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

-International Carwash Association (ICA), the world's largest organization for car wash professionals, today announced a series of activities and celebrations of the industry's 100th birthday in 2014.

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Yes - there is an ICA. 

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13 Photos That Will Explain 2013 to Your Grandchildren

13 Photos That Will Explain 2013 to Your Grandchildren | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Virality starts on Imgur. And in 2013, 13 of the Internet's favorite images started on the popular photo sharing site.
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Number 3 is my personal favorite.

 

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PCI DSS 3.0: business as usual?

PCI DSS 3.0: business as usual? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

In the past, critics of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) have alleged that the DSS requirements either (1) provide little more than a minimal baseline for security with a “check-the-box” compliance approach; or (2) are written vaguely so that the Council can retroactively allege non-compliance and impose fees on merchants who claim to have been PCI DSS “compliant” at the time of the breach

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How Uber Conquered The World In 2013

How Uber Conquered The World In 2013 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
In just over three years Ubers expanded to dozens of cities dragging taxi regulations into the 21st century.
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Coming soon: A billion-dollar company, with no managers

Coming soon: A billion-dollar company, with no managers | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Zappos, the billion-dollar online retailer, is set to become the largest company to implement theHolacracy corporate structure, which flattens corporate hierarchy. That's right: no managers, no job titles.


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Imprint Bicycle Grips take on the shape of the rider's hands

Imprint Bicycle Grips take on the shape of the rider's hands | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
If you've ever been thundering along on your mountain bike and suddenly had one of your hands slip off the handlebar, you'll know just how unsettling it c...
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Freddie Mac - Fixed Mortgage Rates Start the Year Higher

Freddie Mac - Fixed Mortgage Rates Start the Year Higher | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Freddie Mac(OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates continuing to edge higher as we enter the new year.

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dataSTICKIES: flash drives combined with sticky notes

dataSTICKIES: flash drives combined with sticky notes | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
What happens when you combine a flash drive with a sticky note and the strongest, thinnest, newest metal on the planet? You get dataSTICKIES!
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After Facebook, This Social Media Network Has the Most Engaged Users. Which is it?

After Facebook, This Social Media Network Has the Most Engaged Users. Which is it? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Earlier this week, I cracked open a new Pew Internet and American Life Project survey andfound that 63% of Facebook users check in at least once a day. But which network comes in a close second for regular daily check-ins? Is it Pinterest, Twitter, Linked-In or Instagram.

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What's the point of Bitcoin again?

What's the point of Bitcoin again? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
It may be technically fascinating, but — nine months into writing about the hyper-volatile crypto-currency — I’ve completely lost track of why we need or want Bitcoin.
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Western Australian sharks send tweets to swimmers

Western Australian sharks send tweets to swimmers | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

n order to help protect swimmers and surfers, the state government relies largely on helicopter-based spotters, plus members of the public who report their own sightings. Now, however, the Department of Fisheries has introduced a new system, in which the toothy fishes announce their own presence via Twitter.

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