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Hollywood's Total Piracy Awareness Program Set for January Launch

Hollywood's Total Piracy Awareness Program Set for January Launch | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Beginning in a few weeks, the nation's major internet service providers will roll out an initiative -- backed by Obama and pushed by Hollywood and the record labels -- to disrupt and possibly terminate internet access for online copyright scofflaws...
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Debunking Common Myths Around Responsive Web Design

Debunking Common Myths Around Responsive Web Design | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The hype surrounding RWD has started to wear off, but there are still many who believe it’s the best solution for mobile optimization. This is not always the case, here are the most common myths surrounding RWD.

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So, What's the 'X-Factor' in the A/B Testing Formula? (Infographic)

So, What's the 'X-Factor' in the A/B Testing Formula? (Infographic) | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Sorry, there really isn't one. But these five tips will help you increase your clicks and conversions.
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Great things to consider when you're A|B testing.
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Bing will soon encrypt your search queries by default

Bing will soon encrypt your search queries by default | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
If you’re using Bing to search the Web, your queries will soon be encrypted by default. The option to encrypt your questions to Bing has been available for about 18 months, but…
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Remember, Your Behavior Is Contagious

Remember, Your Behavior Is Contagious | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
No one is going to buy what you're selling if you don't own it yourself first.
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U.S. Will Change Stance on Secret Phone Tracking

U.S. Will Change Stance on Secret Phone Tracking | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The Justice Department will start revealing more about the use of secret cellphone tracking devices and has launched a broad review into how law-enforcement agencies deploy the technology.
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This is a major development and we need to pay attention.
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Policy and product updates aimed at combating abuse | Twitter Blogs

Policy and product updates aimed at combating abuse | Twitter Blogs | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
We are refining our policies to expand the kinds of content we can act against and have made more updates to limit the reach of abuse on our platform.
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Be informed about changes to Twitter policy.
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iPitch event is field of dreams for business-minded youth - NEXTpittsburgh

iPitch event is field of dreams for business-minded youth - NEXTpittsburgh | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Middle school and high school businesses pitched at Entrepreneuring Youth's competition.
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It's an honor to volunteer with their youth.
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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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Web design is dead

Web design is dead | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it

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Interesting future -

Jayne Courts's curator insight, July 9, 4:55 AM

I hope not. Buy from a professional and don't go for free pre-made templates and make your website LIVE http://humaninterfacepublications.co.uk

Diego Levis's curator insight, July 9, 11:33 AM

El ¿inevitable? camino a la estandarización y homogenización que impone el rumbo actual de la web y de la sociedad de la Pantalla.

Decir utilizando los medios expresivos que nos ofrecen (no graciosamente) las grandes empresas del sector telemático

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Gmail's 'Undo Send' feature finally graduates out of labs after six years

Gmail's 'Undo Send' feature finally graduates out of labs after six years | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
After what seems to have been the longest beta period ever, Google has finally graduated Gmail’s “Undo Send” option from labs into a permanent spot. When you enable Undo Send, you’re able to…
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Do I Have to Pay My Employees for That? Common and Not-So Common Workplace Scenarios - YouTube

Join us as we discuss some of the common pay and time-tracking questions ADP's HR HelpDesk fields every day. Participants will learn about the Fair Labor Sta...
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How to Handle Requests to 'Pick Your Brain'

How to Handle Requests to 'Pick Your Brain' | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
A sure sign you are a recognized success is when people begin trying to wheedle free advice from you.
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Cheat Sheet: Graphic Design Words Everyone Should Know (Infographic)

Cheat Sheet: Graphic Design Words Everyone Should Know (Infographic) | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
What's the difference between fonts and typography? Margins and padding? Check out this guide.
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News Feed FYI: Balancing Content from Friends and Pages | Facebook Newsroom

News Feed FYI: Balancing Content from Friends and Pages | Facebook Newsroom | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
By Max Eulenstein, Product Manager and Lauren Scissors, User Experience Researcher The goal of News Feed is to show you the content that matters to you.
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Be informed about changes happening to the Facebook algorithm.
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61 Key Social Media Metrics, Defined

61 Key Social Media Metrics, Defined | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
There are so many metrics on social media that it's hard to know which ones you should be looking out for. Here we pick out the ones to know and ignore
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great resource to have as small business owner. #smallbiz #sharewisely
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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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