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Schumer's $100 Million Cure For The Heroin 'Epidemic' Is Snake Oil

Schumer's $100 Million Cure For The Heroin 'Epidemic' Is Snake Oil | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Last week Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) asked for "an emergency $100 million surge" in federal funding to "to quickly combat the fact that New York City has become the hotbed for the East Coast heroin trade." Schumer declared that "heroin trafficking and usage are at epidemic levels," adding that "seizures [...]
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Facebook removing 'Page Post' from naming of ads - Inside Facebook

Facebook removing 'Page Post' from naming of ads - Inside Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Facebook told marketers recently that it is dropping "page post" from the name of its ad products. For instance, page post photo ads will now simply be known as photo ads.
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Facebook deepens video capabilities, allows advertisers to go for reach & frequency - Inside Facebook

Facebook deepens video capabilities, allows advertisers to go for reach & frequency - Inside Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Facebook is trying to offer more tangible value to marketers who utilize video, adding a call to action prompt to page-posted videos that allows viewers to get more information about a company or product after viewing the video.
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WhatsApp: 5 things Co-Founder Brian Acton said about the Facebook deal - Inside Facebook

WhatsApp: 5 things Co-Founder Brian Acton said about the Facebook deal - Inside Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton spoke at the StartX OpenX closing party in Palo Alto, giving some interesting information about his company's acquisition by Facebook. It was Acton's first public speaking appearance for WhatsApp, as the company has generally avoided media attention.
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Using Social Media, Jihadi Groups Stay On Message

Using Social Media, Jihadi Groups Stay On Message | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The Bowe Bergdahl exchange video released by the Taliban is the latest propaganda coup for jihadis on social media. Social media benefits jihadi groups because it is all about immediacy, not accuracy. Social media is changing the nature of jihad for young fighters as well. Some jihadis boast thousands of Twitter followers and are broadcasting their jihad for all to see.
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How to Raise Money for Your City Chicken Farm: Successful Civic Crowdfunding | PublicCEO

How to Raise Money for Your City Chicken Farm: Successful Civic Crowdfunding | PublicCEO | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
By Nancy Scola. Just this week and in the company of “hashtag” and “tweep,” the compound phrase“crowdfunding” was added to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, glossed as “the practice of soliciting financial contributions from a large number of people especially from the online community.” Fueled by the streamlining of online payments in the last several years, social networking, and the rise ...
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The pitfalls of crowdfunding sites for the punter

The pitfalls of crowdfunding sites for the punter | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Daniel O'Connor is left feeling a little perplexed by another 3D printing crowdfunding campaign that others seem to embrace.
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Gartner’s IaaS Quadrant highlights how Microsoft is winning race for second place

Gartner’s IaaS Quadrant highlights how Microsoft is winning race for second place | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
There’s been an awful lot of research in the infrastructure as a service space over the past several weeks.
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Hiring for cloud? Here's how to find the right people

Hiring for cloud?  Here's how to find the right people | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Demand for cloud-skilled IT workers continues to outstrip the supply, and demand keeps growing.
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Watch what the world is doing online

Watch what the world is doing online | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Discover how much people are spending on Amazon, watching on YouTube or posting on Facebook at this very moment.
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The CIO puzzle: 'It's not that simple' -- FCW

The CIO puzzle: 'It's not that simple' -- FCW | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In a year that has seen more departures and shuffles of chief information officers in government, a recent survey provides a glimpse into the mind of the CIO.
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2 1/2 cheers for GSA, Donald Trump and the Old Post Office -- FCW

2 1/2 cheers for GSA, Donald Trump and the Old Post Office -- FCW | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
2 1/2 cheers for GSA, Donald Trump and the Old Post Office
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SQLstream Honored As a Top Player in Big Data - Press Releases on Top Tech News

SQLstream Honored As a Top Player in Big Data - Press Releases on Top Tech News | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
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More Facebook Page Layout Options: This Week in Social Media |

More Facebook Page Layout Options: This Week in Social Media | | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Social media news and new developments making social media marketing easier. (Facebook Page layout options, LinkedIn Profiles, Pinterest analytics)
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Facebook comes clean about organic reach; why don't you see every story? - Inside Facebook

Facebook comes clean about organic reach; why don't you see every story? - Inside Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The biggest axe today's marketers have to grind with Facebook is the decline of organic reach. As the percentage of a fan base reached through free posts dwindles into the single dights, many business owners are wondering if Facebook is even worth the effort.
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Case Study: Auto brand, SPMD SocialCode beat Facebook ad CPA benchmark by 27 percent - Inside Facebook

Case Study: Auto brand, SPMD SocialCode beat Facebook ad CPA benchmark by 27 percent - Inside Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Facebook is proving that it can generate sales leads. A new case study released by Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer SocialCode shows that an auto brand working with SocialCode was able to use Facebook ads to beat CPA benchmarks by … Continue reading →
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5 reasons why small businesses need to master Power Editor - Inside Facebook

5 reasons why small businesses need to master Power Editor - Inside Facebook | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
If you are concerned with ROI and ad spend effectiveness, learning Facebook Power Editor is worth the time to master the tool for these 5 primary factors.
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Kickstart some art: Cool crowd-funding ideas in need

Kickstart some art: Cool crowd-funding ideas in need | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Whitney shares campaigns that could use a hand, from a Miles Davis doc to 'Goonies' cards.
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German ‘NSA-proof’ private server raises $1mn crowdfunding in 89 minutes

German ‘NSA-proof’ private server raises $1mn crowdfunding in 89 minutes | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Developers of secure server Protonet asked for some $136,000 on a local crowdfunding website – and were rewarded with $1 million in an hour and a half. The record campaign, one year after Snowden’s NSA leaks, ended with more than $2 million raised.
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85% of CRMs will be SaaS by 2025, research shows

85% of CRMs will be SaaS by 2025, research shows | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
If you are using a CRM, your CRM is most likely hosted in the cloud.
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SoftLayer’s Jonathan Wisler: IBM partnership “phenomenal” #AppsWorld

SoftLayer’s Jonathan Wisler: IBM partnership “phenomenal” #AppsWorld | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
SoftLayer has announced the opening of a Hong Kong data centre, with Jonathan Wisler, EMEA managing director at SoftLayer, saying the company’s partnership with IBM continues to accelerate.
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Twitter to Acquire Namo Media | Digital Media Wire | connecting people & knowledge

Twitter to Acquire Namo Media | Digital Media Wire | connecting people & knowledge | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Twitter said it will acquire San Francisco-based startup Namo Media, a creator of tools designed to let developers add native ads to mobile apps. TechCrunch
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Big data startup SpaceCurve cuts staff, CEO departs - GeekWire

Big data startup SpaceCurve cuts staff, CEO departs - GeekWire | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
SpaceCurve, a big data startup specializing in building a platform that stores and analyzes streaming data tied to sensors and other connected devices, lai
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China making steady gains in cyber, military IT -- FCW

China making steady gains in cyber, military IT -- FCW | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Report to Congress warns that stolen U.S. intellectual property is bolstering Chinese capacity for "network-centric warfare."
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Behind the scenes of big data -- FCW

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Dell exec Paul Christman says health care and CDM are prime examples of government putting big data to good use.
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