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This Month in Data Science: How Is Content Changing Over Time?

This Month in Data Science: How Is Content Changing Over Time? | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Brands traditionally create more blog posts than downloadable or multimedia content. According to our data, they shouldn't.
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Startups in Pittsburgh not growing at high rate

Startups in Pittsburgh not growing at high rate | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
A new report from the Kauffman Foundation found the region lacks a concentration of high-potential, fast-growing business enterprises.  
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Adobe rolls out emergency update to counter ransomware threat

Adobe rolls out emergency update to counter ransomware threat | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Adobe has released an emergency update to Adobe Flash Player late last night, after security experts discovered a bug that allows attackers to crash and take control over users' machines.
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Marc USA CEO Michele Fabrizi is giving free advice to startups - Pittsburgh Business Times

Marc USA CEO Michele Fabrizi is giving free advice to startups - Pittsburgh Business Times | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Michele Fabrizi, president and CEO of Pittsburgh-based advertising agency Marc USA, developed the Marketing Sparks program to hit startups at the right moment to refine marketing strategies to ensure long-term growth.
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From A New Ace Hotel To Being Named The Top Food City In the Country, Pittsburgh Is The New Cool

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Pittsburgh innovation happens here.
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Google Hangouts uses peer-to-peer connections to help with call quality

Google Hangouts uses peer-to-peer connections to help with call quality | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Google's Hangouts platform uses peer-to-peer connections during calls when possible to help with stability. Allowing for direct connections between two peers enables the company to provide a more stable service without having to route through servers.
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Become More Productive by Eliminating These 7 Distractions

Become More Productive by Eliminating These 7 Distractions | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Launching a successful startup requires you to focus all of your time and effort on the task at hand. Limit your distractions with these tips.
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I'm A Tech Journalist And This Is How I Stopped Information Overload In My Family

I'm A Tech Journalist And This Is How I Stopped Information Overload In My Family | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Manoush Zomorodi of WYNC's "Note To Self" is a tech journalist and mom who has some good ideas on how to keep information overload from making you a distracted parent.
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Here’s How the White House Is Empowering Women

Here’s How the White House Is Empowering Women | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The White House Council on Women and Girls has announced a summit on women's empowerment called the United State of Women.
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Black Women VCs Are Challenging The Culture Of The Investment Industry

Black Women VCs Are Challenging The Culture Of The Investment Industry | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Multi-ethnic consumers in the U.S. boast a combined buying power of $3.4 trillionand these women want to find companies to tap that market.
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Diversity Recruiting Platform Jopwell Raises $3.25M Seed Round From Magic Johnson, Andreessen Horowitz And Others

Diversity Recruiting Platform Jopwell Raises $3.25M Seed Round From Magic Johnson, Andreessen Horowitz And Others | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Jopwell, the Y-Combinator-backed diversity and hiring recruiting platform dedicated to helping blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans get jobs in tech, has..
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Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in #Pittsburgh

Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in #Pittsburgh | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Facebook is opening an office focused on research for its Oculus virtual reality platform in Pittsburgh, of all places.
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Views from Sixburgh! Innovation happens here.
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How Corporate Diversity Programs Alienate White Men

How Corporate Diversity Programs Alienate White Men | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
New Harvard Business Review article explains why corporate diversity programs don't work. They alienate white men.
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Instagram for Business: 12 Do’s and Don’ts

Instagram for Business: 12 Do’s and Don’ts | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Instagram, like all social networks, has it's own, unique guidelines and best practices. Here are some tips to help you maximize your brand presence on the platform.  
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House passes bill to limit FCC authority on net neutrality

House passes bill to limit FCC authority on net neutrality | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill that would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating broadband pricing under its net neutrality rules.
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Marc USA CEO Michele Fabrizi is giving free advice to startups - Pittsburgh Business Times

Marc USA CEO Michele Fabrizi is giving free advice to startups - Pittsburgh Business Times | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Michele Fabrizi, president and CEO of Pittsburgh-based advertising agency Marc USA, developed the Marketing Sparks program to hit startups at the right moment to refine marketing strategies to ensure long-term growth.
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Gmail Gets Improved Security Features For Business Users

Gmail Gets Improved Security Features For Business Users | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Google announced a number of new security features for Gmail users in the enterprise today. Last year, the company launched its Data Loss Prevention (DLP)..
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Tech diversity confab lands Google support

Tech diversity confab lands Google support | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Tech Inclusion's next events in San Francisco and New York will have Google for Entrepreneurs backing.
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I want to go to the New York event!
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SBA’s Emerging Leaders Helps Small Underserved Businesses to Grow | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

SBA’s Emerging Leaders Helps Small Underserved Businesses to Grow | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
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Google Forms Gets Templates, Add-On Support And More

Google Forms, the company's tool for creating and analyzing surveys, is getting a major update today. Google is adding a slew of new features to the service..
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Yes and I love it. I've been beta testing for a few weeks.
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Tech EQuity Week — Two Factor Authenticity

Tech EQuity Week - Two Factor Authenticity - Medium
Celebrating Tech + Equity in Oakland!
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Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Follow this Harvard Startup Guide

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Follow this Harvard Startup Guide | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Follow the Harvard Startup Guide if you're thinking about starting your own company.
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Kapor Capital Will Start Requiring New Portfolio Startups To Invest In Diversity And Inclusion

Kapor Capital Will Start Requiring New Portfolio Startups To Invest In Diversity And Inclusion | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Kapor Capital wants its portfolio companies to progress in the areas of diversity and inclusion, which is why it's launching the "Founders' Commitment," a..
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Apply to the Techstars Startup Accelerator

Access to startup seed funding and the entrepreneurship development program at Techstars all starts with an application. Start by applying today!
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Techstars is working to impact startups with various programs.  Check out what's new since the merge. 

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Weekly Mobile Update: January 11-17 (with images, tweets) · ibmmobilefirst

News and updates from the mobile world
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