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This Skull iPhone Case Is 3D-Printed and a Piece of Art

This Skull iPhone Case Is 3D-Printed and a Piece of Art | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
We might, at some point, stop being awed by 3D printed products. But that hasn't happened yet, meaning this 3D printed skull iPhone case ($52) is pretty damn slick.
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How to Identify, Build and Retain Social Media Influencers

How to Identify, Build and Retain Social Media Influencers | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Influencers are power users and authorities; they lend credence to products or services and they elevate conversations.
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I love Klout. i have another app that will tell the most engaging person in your network too.
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How to clear absolutely everything off your desktop in Windows 8.1

How to clear absolutely everything off your desktop in Windows 8.1 | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
I'd bet that if you polled 10 PC users on the best way to use the desktop on Windows you'd get 11 different answers. How to use the desktop is one of the most personal choices each PC user makes.
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Alabama State University Receives $1 Million in Grants for STEM

Alabama State University Receives $1 Million in Grants for STEM | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
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Alabama State University recently announced the receipt of more than $1 million in federal funding to help boost research opportunities for students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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How to choose a new smartphone

How to choose a new smartphone | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Hi everyone. My name is Amin. I am a Android smartphone developer at Push Interactions.
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Back to School 2014: The 13 best accessories

Back to School 2014: The 13 best accessories | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Once you've figured out your laptop and smartphone situation, chances are you'll want to invest in a nice backpack or a few extras to make the dorm room feel like home. Our back-to-school accessories picks are a perfect mix of necessities and...
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Stanford Professors Want To Teach You How To Scale Your Business Without Screwing It Up

Stanford Professors Want To Teach You How To Scale Your Business Without Screwing It Up | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
 After eight years of studying best practices for expanding a business, a pair of Stanford professors are scaling up the size of their classroom with their first foray into massive open online courses (MOOC).
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Be A Cool Kid Back At School With These Top Tech Accessories Of 2014

Be A Cool Kid Back At School With These Top Tech Accessories Of 2014 | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Going back to school this year can be a much better experience with a few of these accessories. From grade school to college, be prepared for many years.
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Apple execs discuss $400 price point for wearable with the media, what do you think?

Apple execs discuss $400 price point for wearable with the media, what do you think? | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Re/code via sources unknown says today that Apple has been considering the $400 price point for its wearable, expected to be announced on September 9th and available for sale in 2015.
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43North

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Eyes on the $1 million prize. I just entered 43North, America’s largest business plan competition.
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Most Innovative Companies 2014

Most Innovative Companies 2014 | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Stories tagged with Most Innovative Companies 2014.
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Innovation is happening
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Sprint's latest prepaid plan offers 2.5GB of data for $60

Sprint's latest prepaid plan offers 2.5GB of data for $60 | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Sprint has slapped a fresh coat of paint on its prepaid mobile by rebranding Sprint As You Go to Sprint Prepaid and launching all new plans. The carrier
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26 Webinar Tools - Reviews for Small Business Owners

26 Webinar Tools - Reviews for Small Business Owners | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
If you conduct online webinars or are searching for online webinar services, check out this list of 26 webinar tools for your small business now.
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I know DimDim is no longer because it was the platform I used. 

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20 must-attend tech conferences for female entrepreneurs in 2014

20 must-attend tech conferences for female entrepreneurs in 2014 | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, I asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council about the top events for founders in 2014. But we thought we'd dive a little deeper and get opinions from our ...
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Most Businesses Still Don't Budget for Mobile Technology

Most Businesses Still Don't Budget for Mobile Technology | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The use of mobile technology has likely helped to improve your business in many ways, but are you saving room in your budget for it? Probably not, according to a new study from ...
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I'm talking about how to create on Tech Tuesday in October. 

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6 Musical Geniuses Whose Careers Have Made It to the Classroom

6 Musical Geniuses Whose Careers Have Made It to the Classroom | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
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From Grammy wins, to world tours, clothing lines, sports ventures, and more, musical artists have long been expanding their brand beyond just the music.
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Louisiana Governor Sues Obama Administration Over Common Core Standards

Louisiana Governor Sues Obama Administration Over Common Core Standards | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, arguing that the administration is forcing states to adopt the Common Core academic standards in order to compete for federal grants.
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15 Thoughtful DIY Gifts for Your Favorite Teacher

15 Thoughtful DIY Gifts for Your Favorite Teacher | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Apples are great — but this year, give your teacher something they can truly cherish.
Nothing softens the sting of going back to school like having an awesome teacher.
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How to find a mentor (and maximize your relationship)

How to find a mentor (and maximize your relationship) | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Rebecca Mahoney is the CMO of Ebuzzing & Teads.
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The Truth About Parenting And Smartphones

The Truth About Parenting And Smartphones | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Recently, journalists and researchers have been blaming smartphones for bad parenting. They want us to put down our devices and focus on our children. But they’ve got it all wrong.
It is no wonder that anxiety plagues the modern human.
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11 Reasons Email Is the Worst

11 Reasons Email Is the Worst | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Email is one of those things that's just a part of your life, period.
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Facebook says not to believe the rumors, wants you to trust its Messenger app

Facebook says not to believe the rumors, wants you to trust its Messenger app | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
You’ve probably read the rumors by now: Facebook’s Messenger app records your movements! Spies on your conversations! Kills baby unicorns! Facebook wants you to know that it’s doing nothing of the sort.
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Twitter Lets You Add 4 Photos to Tweets, Tag Anyone in Them

Twitter Lets You Add 4 Photos to Tweets, Tag Anyone in Them | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
In case anyone doubted Twitter's commitment to photo-sharing — or to becoming more like Facebook — the company added a couple of features Wednesday that made its direction clear...
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I'm not excited by these new features because its coming to close to Facebook. 

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Moving #40Forward with Google for Entrepreneurs

        At Startup Grind we’re constantly asked how we face the challenge of the gender gap in our communities and what we’re doing to make our events more inclusive of women. Startup houses and co-working spaces want to know how they can create an environment more inviting and appealing to women, attendees ask how we get female entrepreneurs to speak, and so on. There is no easy answer to all of this, but what we do know is incredible female entrepreneurs are everywhere. Still, while women are starting companies at 1.5 times the national average, they are consistently poorly represented tech, accelerators, co-working spaces and startup events around the world. Startup Grind was proud to have hosted 40% female speakers on stage at our 2014 global event this past February. We were inspired by the brilliance of Stella & Dot’s Jessica Herrin, Y Combinator’s Jessica Livingston and GoogleX’s Megan Smith, to name a few. Despite the fact that we were able to recognize a fantastic group of women at this event, there is no denying it’s a constant struggle for Startup Grind chapter directors and their communities around the world to connect with female entrepreneurs. Whether its …
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Dropbox Adds Forced Arbitration to Its Terms of Service, Opt Out Here

Dropbox Adds Forced Arbitration to Its Terms of Service, Opt Out Here | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Dropbox has changed its terms of service to include forced arbitration, which limits your ability to take legal action against them if they cause you trouble. Thankfully, you have 30 days to opt out through this online form. Check out the Consumerist's take on this for more info. [Dropbox Blog]
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Grant Competitions - Urban Innovation 21

This initiative aims to promote business development in the Hill District by providing business guidance and capital through a grant competition.
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#Pittsburgh #innovation happens here! Urban Innovation 21 is hosting a grant competition for businesses based in the Hill District and Homewood. Be informed! 

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