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Hashtagging Away Your Rights: Privacy and Publicity Rights in Social Media

Hashtagging Away Your Rights: Privacy and Publicity Rights in Social Media | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The fashion industry is finally loosening its buttons—several decades and a few billion dollars in advertising later, retailers are moving away from using high-priced models and exotic locations to lure customers.

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Don’t Limit Your Chances Of Getting Top Dollar For Your Home

Don’t Limit Your Chances Of Getting Top Dollar For Your Home | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) concept dates back to the late 1800s. It evolved as a way for agents in different companies to be able to cooperate with each other in getting greater exposure for their listings.

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Intellectual Ventures Files Infringement Complaints Against JPMorgan Chase and Fifth Third Bank

Intellectual Ventures Files Infringement Complaints Against JPMorgan Chase and Fifth Third Bank | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Today Intellectual Ventures filed patent infringement complaints against JPMorgan Chase and Fifth Third Bank in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York and the US District Court for Southern District of Ohio.

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Microsoft And Oracle Will Announce Major Cloud Computing Partnership Next Monday

Microsoft And Oracle Will Announce Major Cloud Computing Partnership Next Monday | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer, its Azure chief Satya Nadella and Oracle's president Mark Hurd are holding a joint press conference next week, just two days before Microsoft's Build developer conference is scheduled to kick off in San Francisco.
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Password at risk? Take a pill

Password at risk? Take a pill | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

In February, a thief or thieves cracked into Ever-note’s digital vault filled with log-ins, passwords and email addresses belonging to 50 million users. It was a shocking cyberattack, considering the company offers online lockers for people to safely store their files.

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Taking a step closer to IPO, Redfin hires former Zappos exec as CFO

Taking a step closer to IPO, Redfin hires former Zappos exec as CFO | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The company today announced that Chris Nielsen, the former chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Zappos, has joined as CFO. In the new role, Nielsen will oversee the company’s financial operations, as well as its legal and HR departments.

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Photoshop CC: Now the World's Best Image Editor Is Even More Powerful [REVIEW]

Photoshop CC: Now the World's Best Image Editor Is Even More Powerful [REVIEW] | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Adobe rolled out Photoshop CC, enhancing the image editing application with powerful new capabilities. Let's test these intelligent tools in the new version, and figure out if i...
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Home Price Rise 'Unsustainable,' Realtors Report Says

Home Price Rise 'Unsustainable,' Realtors Report Says | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
By Diana OlickFor six straight months, home prices have been leaping in double digits from a year ago. In May, the median existing home sale price was
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Seth's Blog: The curse of frequency

Seth's Blog: The curse of frequency | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The most indisputable truth of outbound marketing: Frequency improves compliance. If you promote something twice to one hundred people it will lead to more sales than if you promote it once to two hundred people.
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Chamber sues to block new Cook County tax

Chamber sues to block new Cook County tax | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

It's the latest blow for President Toni Preckwinkle's recently enacted tax on goods bought elsewhere and used in the county, which is still on shaky legal ground and raising just a pittance after the county board scaled it back this week to avoid a conflict with the U.S. Constitution.

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Friday Flash: Whitespace, identity and MLS Jenga

Friday Flash: Whitespace, identity and MLS Jenga | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Zillow launched a new TV spot. It is well done, as you would expect, but that is not what’s interesting from where I sit. Consider that the company plans to spend tens of millions on advertising in...
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Real Trends - from consultant to competitor - http://realtyfellowship.com/Member-Benefits/

 

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Protection for Illinois homeowners facing foreclosure extended

Protection for Illinois homeowners facing foreclosure extended | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Illinois Governor Quinn signed legislation championed by State Senator Jacqueline Collins to postpone the repeal of legal protections for homeowners seeking counseling to avoid foreclosure.
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RealtyTrac: 20% of foreclosures remain vacant after owner departs

RealtyTrac: 20% of foreclosures remain vacant after owner departs | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Twenty percent of foreclosures nationwide sit empty after an owner vacated the premises, representing 167,000 distressed properties across the country, RealtyTrac announced Thursday.
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MREDpalooza 6.18.13

MREDpalooza 6.18.13 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

MREDpalooza, one of the largest MLS tech expos in the country, began on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. The event took place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont and featured some of real estate’s most innovate tech companies. 

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Bluebonnet sues Apple for patent infringement

Bluebonnet sues Apple for patent infringement | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Bluebonnet Telecommunications has filed a complaint for patent infringement against Apple. In separate suits, Bluebonnet has also targeted HTC America, Samsung Electronics America, Sony Ericsson, RIM, Sharp, Nokia, Pantech, LG, Motorola Mobility, HP, Dell, and Google, the Apple Patent Blog reports.

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Second-home sales shift to Generation X

Second-home sales shift to Generation X | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The whole second-home industry has been predicated on Baby Boomers, said Chris Kelsey, president of Long Cove, although the industry is now crossing the threshold from Boomer to Generation X.
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3 Tips for Creating Your Business' Facebook Page

3 Tips for Creating Your Business' Facebook Page | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

Starting a social media marketing campaign can be extremely overwhelming if you're not familiar with the digital space. Just the thought of creating a company Facebook page or tweeting to your consumers can cause stress and anxiety. Last month, Mashable hooked up a few small businesses with social media experts from our Small Business Panel, to offer some mom-and-pop shops advice on how to amp up their presence on various social platforms.

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Seth's Blog: The lab or the factory

Seth's Blog: The lab or the factory | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
You work at one, or the other. At the lab, the pressure is to keep searching for a breakthrough, a new way to do things. And it's accepted that the cost of this insight is failure, finding out what doesn't...
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The 106 forbidden passwords from the BlackBerry 10 OS

The 106 forbidden passwords from the BlackBerry 10 OS | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

BlackBerry phones are big on security; so they should be, as we know they are a favourite platform for corporate and government employees. With this in mind the firm has decided to pro-actively block a long list of useless, common and obvious passwords from being adopted by BlackBerry 10 users.them)

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America's Top Housing Markets For International House Hunters

America's Top Housing Markets For International House Hunters | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Trulia's Chief Economist takes a close look at home searches on Trulia to provide the inside scoop on current foreign interest in the U.S. housing market. Today, more searches for U.S. homes are coming from lower- and middle-income countries.
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Can state laws protect you from being watched by drones?

Can state laws protect you from being watched by drones? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

But those aren’t the only drones around. Because drones are cheap, light and don’t require a pilot, they can be put in the air for a fraction of the cost of a traditional airplane. That has created new opportunities for everyone from real estate firms to oil and gas companies to PETA  – anyone, in fact, who might have use for an eye-in-the-sky, but doesn’t have the money to hire a pilot and a plane. But the dawning era of cheap, private surveillance is leading a lot of states to ask how these private drones should be regulated.

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60 Percent of Homeowners Plan Summer Home Improvement Projects

60 Percent of Homeowners Plan Summer Home Improvement Projects | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

More homeowners are choosing to stay in their homes and invest in home improvements due to tight inventory and the fact that more than 25 percent of homeowners nationwide are underwater on their mortgages[i].

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100 New gTLD Pass IE: Moscow, .Wales; .Lol; .NBA; .Target; .HSBC; .Ninja

100 New gTLD Pass IE: Moscow, .Wales; .Lol; .NBA; .Target; .HSBC; .Ninja | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
ICANN released another set of  results from Initial Evaluations (IE) with 100 new gTLD applications passing and 1 getting the dreaded eligible for extended evaluation. Highlighting those applicatio...
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Baseball Stats and Fun Facts You May Not Know [Infographic]

Baseball Stats and Fun Facts You May Not Know [Infographic] | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Baseball season is in full swing, so celebrate America’s pastime with this infographic of interesting, thought-provoking and downright surprising baseball fun facts and stats.
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Hey neighbor, can I buy your home?

Hey neighbor, can I buy your home? | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
“An entire economy is emerging around the exchange of goods and services between individuals instead of from business to consumer.” In recent years, a number of startups have successfully created b...
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