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Is J.J. Abrams Directing Star Wars Episode VII?

Is J.J. Abrams Directing Star Wars Episode VII? | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Nothing is official yet, but it seems Star Wars Episode VII may have found its director. According to multiple Hollywood outlets, the job has been offered to J.J. Abrams — creat...
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Power Networking in 3 Steps

Power Networking in 3 Steps | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Doing business often comes down to leveraging the people you know -- those who will rally for you. Here's how to build that army.
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Facebook Toys With Our Minds, Crashes Briefly, Then Comes Back to Life

Facebook Toys With Our Minds, Crashes Briefly, Then Comes Back to Life | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The addictive social network suffered an outage today, but lucky for social-media addicts the world over, the horror is already over.
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SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
While the companies chalked it up to 'shifting priorities,' the announcement comes on the heels of widespread urgings by animal activists.
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Improv and Comedy Can Infuse Companies With an Inventive Spirit

Improv and Comedy Can Infuse Companies With an Inventive Spirit | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Theater techniques can teach startups a thing or two about developing an openness to new ideas.
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Brace Yourself With a Few Shots of Confidence

Brace Yourself With a Few Shots of Confidence | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
When you feel uncertain, put on your good clothes, stand straight and say something nice to somebody. Works like a charm.
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5 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Life, Starting This Morning

5 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Life, Starting This Morning | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
To thrive professionally and personally, nourish your body, brain and spirit, every morning.
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Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch.

Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch. | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The San Francisco-based peer-to-peer ridesharing app has suffered a few setbacks in its launch into the New York City market. Here’s what other entrepreneurs can learn from Lyft’s Big Apple rollout.
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Profitability or High User Count: Which Leads to Startup Success?

Profitability or High User Count: Which Leads to Startup Success? | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Google and Twitter have proven that both approaches can work, so you need to determine the right path for your company.
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TechStars and R/GA Team to Support Hardware Development

TechStars and R/GA Team to Support Hardware Development | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
TechStars' latest mission is to help early-stage hardware and connected-device companies get off the ground.
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5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur

5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
An overseas trip provides some insights about how an entrepreneur can prevail in realizing his dreams.
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5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment

5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The wreckage of the burst housing bubble has largely been cleared and mortgages are still historically low. America is ready to go home.
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Interactive Guide to Crowdfunding Platforms (Infographic)

Interactive Guide to Crowdfunding Platforms (Infographic) | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is the darling of everyone who's ever had a great idea for a product or project, and with the massive crowdfunding success of some big campaigns, plus the modest success of many smaller campaigns, it seems like a sure thing for launching a business.
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Amy Webb: From Gaming Online Dating Sites to Advising Marketers

Amy Webb: From Gaming Online Dating Sites to Advising Marketers | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Amy Webb understands data. In fact, according to her book, Data: A Love Story, she "gamed" online dating sites like JDate, OKCupid and eHarmony – and met her eventual husband. But that's just the start of the interesting things about her. Webb is a digital media futurist and founder of Webbmedia Group, a digital strategy agency that spots near-term emerging technology trends and develops strategies for media organizations, Fortune 100 and 500 companies, large nonprofits, univer Topic: Digital Marketing.
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5 Tools to Help Make Your Data Visualization Look Stunning

5 Tools to Help Make Your Data Visualization Look Stunning | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
With more companies turning to data visualization to explain difficult or broad topics, a new crop of tools are popping up to make your designs beautiful.
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This Insane Ice Cream Changes Color When You Lick It

This Insane Ice Cream Changes Color When You Lick It | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In an ice-cream innovation that seems straight out of Willy Wonka, a Spanish physicist-turned-chef is serving up scoops that change color as you eat them.
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Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
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Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger

Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Brian Bordainick built a $16 million company in less than two years. At one point in his journey, Bordainick 'snapped' and he had to work to get his feet back on the ground.
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The Right Way to Network

The Right Way to Network | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Looking purely at the mechanics of how we communicate in the real world, it's easy to see why it doesn't work so well in the virtual one.
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Facebook's 'Buy' Button Will Change How Brands Sell Online

Facebook's 'Buy' Button Will Change How Brands Sell Online | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
With the change, social-media managers will see their roles evolve.
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5 Social-Media Tips to Enhance Your Marketing

5 Social-Media Tips to Enhance Your Marketing | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Struggling to make your digital strategy work? Try these tactics.
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Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas

Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A new tool allows you to validate your ideas and build a real business.
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The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)

The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic) | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A look at the realizations that inspired the founders of Apple, Ikea, WhatsApp and other massively successful businesses.
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5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie

5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Everybody begins as an outsider. The connections you need are just outside your comfort zone.
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The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement

The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
While your relationship with your co-founder may be peachy right now, there is a possibility it could turn sour down the road. To protect yourself (and the company), make sure these three areas are covered in your founders' agreement.
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5 Technical Keys for Employee Engagement

5 Technical Keys for Employee Engagement | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
By now, we understand that employee engagement is one of the keys to corporate success. It allows us to reduce our employee acquisition and replacement costs. It provides additional discretionary effort from our best employees. It helps create a culture where companies are able to focus employee efforts on key strategic goals. Everybody loves the idea of having better employee engagement within their own organizations. But are companies truly willing to make the investments necessary to actuall Topic: Social Business.
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