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Volvo plays with magnets for autonomous cars

Volvo plays with magnets for autonomous cars | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Remember trying to keep your line in the road when learning to drive? Volvo hopes magnets will do the same for autonomous vehicles.
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U.S. transit ridership at highest point since 1956

U.S. transit ridership at highest point since 1956 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

According to the transit trade association, it's the highest ridership level since 1956, the same year U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid Highway Act. The law helped build thousands of miles of new roads and led to the rise of suburbs as we know them today.

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Where in the world is Sami Inkinen?

Where in the world is Sami Inkinen? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Trulia Co-Founder Sami Inkinen, has found a way to spend his millions....fighting sugar. File this under: You can't make this s*** up.  

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iOS 7.1 Arrives Bringing CarPlay Support, Visual Tweaks, Siri Improvements And More | TechCrunch

iOS 7.1 Arrives Bringing CarPlay Support, Visual Tweaks, Siri Improvements And More | TechCrunch | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Apple has just released iOS 7.1, the first major update for iOS 7 since its launch back in September. The update has been available to developers for some..
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Here's How Much Real Estate A Million Dollars Buys You In Every Major US City

Here's How Much Real Estate A Million Dollars Buys You In Every Major US City | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
This chart shows how many square feet of real estate you can buy with a million dollars in 39 U.S. cities.
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The Flow of Data Every Minute

The Flow of Data Every Minute | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Big data is not some abstract concept used to inspire and mystify. It's the result of an avalanche of digital activity pulsating through cables and airwaves across the world. Look what’s happening with every blink of the eye…

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DocuSign Helps Australian Real Estate Agents Close Deals Faster, More Easily & Securely

DocuSign Helps Australian Real Estate Agents Close Deals Faster, More Easily & Securely | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

DocuSign announced that RP Data, a leading property information, analytics, and services provider in Australia and New Zealand, has standardized on DocuSign in an exclusive agreement to bring eSignature to Australian real estate professionals. DocuSign eSignature offers anytime, anywhere convenience for buyers, sellers, tenants, management, and sales agents to sign documents on any device. 

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Classified Ventures Seeking $3 Billion for Cars.com

Classified Ventures Seeking $3 Billion for Cars.com | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Now that the sale of Apartments.com is completed at $585 million, Classified Ventures is looking for $3 billion for Cars.com. William Launder,Dana Mattioli and Mike Spector wrote an article tonight...
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ListHub Announces Agreement with ListGlobally

ListHub Announces Agreement with ListGlobally | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. and NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ListHub, the leading distributor of real estate listings in the U.S., announced a new agreement with ListGlobally, the largest network of real estate portals around the world, making ListGlobally the newest international advertising opportunity in the ListHub Global offering for brokers and agents in the U.S. The agreement now provides ListHub Global customers a network of 49 portals in 30 countries including new locations in Asia, Russia, Western Europe and South America. ListHub, operated by Move, Inc., (MOVE), launched ListHub Global in July 2013. With a network of more than 450 MLSs and 50,000 broker subscribers, ListHub allows brokers to swiftly and safely advertise their listings on the most visited real estate websites across the nation, and now around the globe.
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NAR Generational Trends Study Shows Confidence in Market, Some Challenges

NAR Generational Trends Study Shows Confidence in Market, Some Challenges | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Young home buyers remain optimistic and see their home as a good investment, while older buyers are more likely to trade down to a smaller property to match changing lifestyles.
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Champaign REALTORS® present relief checks to Gifford tornado victims #PowerofR

Champaign REALTORS® present relief checks to Gifford tornado victims #PowerofR | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

REALTORS® from Illinois and around the country made donations to the Illinois REALTORS® Relief Fund and the REALTORS® Relief Foundation administered by the National Association of REALTORS®. 

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Zillow Housing Confidence Index

Zillow Housing Confidence Index | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The index is designed to offer deep insights into homeowners’ and renters’ intentions and attitudes concerning the housing market and to be a forward-looking gauge of housing market health. It is based on a unique, national cell phone and landline survey – the U.S. Housing Confidence Survey (HCS) – consisting of more than 10,000 interviews and collecting more than 300,000 consumer responses pertaining to real estate markets across 20 different metros. 

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25 years of the World Wide Web

25 years of the World Wide Web | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web was just an idea in a technical paper from an obscure, young computer scientist at a European physics lab. - New Zealand Herald
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Happy Birthday www

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It's Not An Innovative Idea Until It Gets Rejected

It's Not An Innovative Idea Until It Gets Rejected | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Don't get discouraged by rejection--it means you're onto something good. Studies show that outcasts are on the road to success, even if they can't see...
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Sensor swilling cattle can alleviate world hunger

Sensor swilling cattle can alleviate world hunger | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Slip a sonar device down a cow's gullet, link to big data, and you can keep livestock healthy. Good news for the planet's food crisis and for an industry that loses $60 billion a year to sick bovines.
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Watch President Barack Obama Insult Zach Galifianakis On ‘Between Two Ferns’ For HealthCare.gov

Watch President Barack Obama Insult Zach Galifianakis On ‘Between Two Ferns’ For HealthCare.gov | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama made a special appearance on an extremely unlikely program in the talk show circuit – or rather, way off the circuit, on "The..
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Jimmy Fallon and Jon Hamm Photobomb People on Top of the Rock

Jimmy Fallon and Jon Hamm Photobomb People on Top of the Rock | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Jimmy Fallon teamed up with Mad Men star Jon Hamm to photobomb a bunch of unsuspecting folks getting their picture taken at Top of the Rock.
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Ten ways the polar vortex hit your home

Ten ways the polar vortex hit your home | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The melting of all that snow that stood piled up against homes and along sidewalks and driveways is starting to reveal the damage that the coldest and snowiest winter in memory may have done.
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Digital Signature Market Leader Comprova Joins DocuSign, Inc. to Accelerate Digital Transaction Management in Brazil

Digital Signature Market Leader Comprova Joins DocuSign, Inc. to Accelerate Digital Transaction Management in Brazil | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
DocuSign, Inc. announced that Comprova, Brazil’s leading digital signature platform and digital certificate authority, will join DocuSign, Inc.
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Lose a Social Media Follower in 10 Days

Lose a Social Media Follower in 10 Days | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
In honor of one of my favorite rom-coms, I made a list of 10 things that are sure to lower your social media follower count.While there are no set of rules for social media that one business should strictly abide by, there are certainly some things that will surely make you look like an amateur if you do them.
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Industry Leaders Align On Digital Transaction Management Standard

Industry Leaders Align On Digital Transaction Management Standard | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

DocuSign, in partnership with industry, security, and policy thought leaders announced a new global standard for secure cloud-based Digital Transaction Management, xDTM. The xDTM Standard protects and empowers organizations and consumers to securely conduct business around the world. 

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Latest CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Analysis: Commercial Real Estate Prices Remain on Upward Trajectory in January

Latest CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Analysis: Commercial Real Estate Prices Remain on Upward Trajectory in January | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- This month's CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Indices (CCRSI) provide the market's first look at January 2014 commercial real estate pricing. Based on 1,081 repeat sales in January 2014 and ...
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Distressed housing market shrinks dramatically in last 5 years

Distressed housing market shrinks dramatically in last 5 years | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Vastly improved home prices over the past five years have changed the landscape of California’s distressed housing market, which is now just a fraction of what it was during the Great Recession, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. 

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IAR joins fight to save Scott Air Force Base; donates $100,000

IAR joins fight to save Scott Air Force Base; donates $100,000 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The association donated $100,000 toward efforts to preserve the base, which could be targeted as part of a Base Realignment and Closure process. The REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois and the Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS® have donated $50,000 each toward toward keeping the base open.

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Who Owns the Copyright in the Now Famous Oscar Selfie?

Who Owns the Copyright in the Now Famous Oscar Selfie? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Elen DeGeneres' seflie holds the record for re-tweets but is she really the one who owns the photo?
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