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The 10 Most Important Tablets of 2012

The 10 Most Important Tablets of 2012 | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The tablet market went through some huge changes in 2012. Apple finally introduced a (somewhat) more affordable iPad. Microsoft released Windows 8 and launched its own hardware.
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Staying Compliant: Current (and New) Regulations that Should Be on Your Radar

Staying Compliant: Current (and New) Regulations that Should Be on Your Radar | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Regulatory risks shouldn’t hinder your social success. Learn how you can adopt social for your organization in a regulated industry while staying compliant.
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The Nonprofit That's Giving Underprivileged Kids Jobs in Tech Companies | WIRED

The Nonprofit That's Giving Underprivileged Kids Jobs in Tech Companies | WIRED | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Genesys Works recruits highschoolers from these underrepresented groups, including low-income kids, and places them in year-long paid internships in the IT departments of tech and non-tech companies in their senior year, with the hope that the exposure to computers, corporate culture and adult mentors working in professional jobs will get them on the path to a technology-related college career.
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PayPal Here Adds Windows Support, Will Launch An EMV Card Reader Later This Year

PayPal Here Adds Windows Support, Will Launch An EMV Card Reader Later This Year | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The PayPal Here card reader, PayPal's hardware device that lets merchants accept credit and debit card payments through a dongle attached to their iOS or..
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Get Money! If ain't about the money don't be blowing me up. 

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U.S. Probes Hacking of Military Twitter Accounts by Pro-Islamic State Group

U.S. Probes Hacking of Military Twitter Accounts by Pro-Islamic State Group | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Hackers claiming to be aligned with Islamic State militants took control of the U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts, posting officer’s phone numbers and what they said were confidential documents.
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Voxx sensor tech tethers you via Bluetooth to your car's baby seat

Voxx sensor tech tethers you via Bluetooth to your car's baby seat | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
A new piece of sensor tech from Voxx allows you to keep tabs on your child's baby seat remotely.
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Top Feeder Schools to Google, Facebook, and Apple

Top Feeder Schools to Google, Facebook, and Apple | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
If you want a job at one Google, Facebook, Amazon, or Apple, you have a better shot landing that job if you attend one of these colleges.
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This is why Google has a #Pittsburgh office, CMU is their third feeder school. 

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Create Automatic Checklists in a Flash

Create Automatic Checklists in a Flash | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Checklists are a powerful tool to help keep tabs on all of life's priorities. We know that a lot of people use checklists to manage errands, grocery trips, and other tasks, but they are also a very powerful way to help you manage of all your professional projects.
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Check out this feature... Making a list and checking it twice. Follow-up is critical. I'm a task master. 

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Hotels Fight for the Right to Block Guests' Wi-Fi

Hotels Fight for the Right to Block Guests' Wi-Fi | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
As Marriott and Hilton seek FCC approval to block guests' from using personal Wi-Fi hotspots, Google and Microsoft have come out against the practice.
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This would be horrific, I always use my hotspot when staying a hotel if not included with my room. I even wrote a post about how to maximize free WIFI when traveling for conferences.
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26 Productivity and Social Media Marketing Tools to Spice Up Your Business

26 Productivity and Social Media Marketing Tools to Spice Up Your Business | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
These are the social media marketing tools (and productivity tools) that have transformed my business in 2014 - books, tools, resources, podcasts and people
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How to Make a Good First Impression on Social Media

How to Make a Good First Impression on Social Media | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
On social media, like any medium, the first impression is absolutely fundamental to success. Here's how to make a good one.
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Learn When to Use JPEG, GIF, or PNG with This Graphic

Learn When to Use JPEG, GIF, or PNG with This Graphic | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
When working with images, certain file formats may be better than others, depending on what your goals are. This infographic showcases the best uses for JPEG, GIF, and PNG file formats.
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The Founder’s Guide To Email Security

The Founder’s Guide To Email Security | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
 With the horror of the Sony Pictures breach unfolding in slow motion before us, we are reminded that operational security – OpSec – is absolutely key at any company.
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Learn from Sony's mistakes..

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Facebook Just Dealt A Blow To Microsoft That's Going To Hurt (FB)

Facebook Just Dealt A Blow To Microsoft That's Going To Hurt (FB) | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Facebook Inc has stopped including results from Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine on its social networking site.
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Google Calendar iPhone App Release Rumors Emerge

Google Calendar iPhone App Release Rumors Emerge | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Google has a handful of apps available for iOS, but one app that many iPhone users are really wanting is a Google Calendar apps. Thanks to some leaked screenshots, the release date for that app cou...
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9 numbers every small business needs to know

9 numbers every small business needs to know | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Every small-business owner needs to know some numbers -- total revenue, profit margin, cost of goods, and the like.
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Sam’s Club, SCORE Announce $700,000 Small Business Grant

Sam’s Club, SCORE Announce $700,000 Small Business Grant | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The American Small Business Championship Award provides funding, training, and mentoring to entrepreneurs in all 50 states.
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Apply! It never hurts to try!

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How Much Should You Give Away for Free During a Coffee Meeting?

How Much Should You Give Away for Free During a Coffee Meeting? | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
It is important to remember that your time is money. Your time and expertise are valuable commodities that you should monitor carefully.
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How Not To Piss People Off in a Group Text Message

How Not To Piss People Off in a Group Text Message | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
It's a shame you can't unsubscribe from group texts. This week I was one of the recipients of a never-ending text bacchanal with a bunch of people I didn't know. But it wasn't fun or consensual. It was just a good reminder that we need to talk about text etiquette.
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6 gadgets for lazy tech-obsessed parents

6 gadgets for lazy tech-obsessed parents | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Gadgets aren’t just for grown-ups. At CES 2015, there were plenty of items that focused on toddlers and young kids.
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I love Temper Traq 

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Google Tips

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A bunch of stuff you can do with Google.
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Keep you and your company safe online in 2015 with Google.

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The 3 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail at Personal Branding

The 3 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail at Personal Branding | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
While personal branding can help drive a company's success, too often entrepreneurs either ignore the strategy or screw up the execution.
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I've been having a personal life 360 feedback session to prepare for 2015. I will convene one for my business colleagues at the beginning of the year.   

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8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter) | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Quora user and recruiter Ambra Benjamin answers the question, "What do recruiters notice about your resume at first glance?"
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Bots Now Outnumber Humans on the Web | WIRED

Bots Now Outnumber Humans on the Web | WIRED | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Diogo Mónica once wrote a short computer script that gave him a secret weapon in the war for San Francisco dinner reservations. This was early 2013. The script would periodically scan the popular online reservation service, OpenTable, and drop him an email anytime something interesting opened up—a choice Friday night spot at the House of…
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It's not about the number its about the engagement. 

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Boost Your Blogging Confidence: 5 Proven Tips

Boost Your Blogging Confidence: 5 Proven Tips | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
I’ve teamed up with my friend Sarah Mason to breathe new life into some vital ideas from my blog archive, and I think this one is perhaps our best work yet. It’s fun, entertaining, and an educational look at blogging confidence.
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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Note 4 And Gear S

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Note 4 And Gear S | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The Note edge is Samsung’s first curved display handset, although the Korean manufacturer has been open about working toward this goal. It first demoed curved display technology at CES 2013.
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