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YouTube brings its guide feature to all devices, provides easier access to subscribed content

The folks working at YouTube are quite the busy little bees, updating apps, adding content and refreshing the site's look. Today, the site's rolling out its guide feature through YouTube.com and every YouTube app there is.
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How to Politely Leave a Conversation

How to Politely Leave a Conversation | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Networking is all about meeting those fabulous people who can catapult your business to the next level. But what do you do when you're trapped by a windbag?
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It's inappropriate to tell people STFU, so here are few politely ways to leave a conversation. 

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Sam’s Club’s Black Friday deal has iPhone 6 for $99 on-contract starting Nov. 15

Sam’s Club’s Black Friday deal has iPhone 6 for $99 on-contract starting Nov. 15 | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
A leaked sales flyer for Sam’s Club reveals that the wholesale retailer will begin selling the iPhone 6 for as low as $99 with a new two-year service agreement starting November 15th. The upcoming Black Friday promotion will see each iPhone 6 model...
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Sam's Club is out to win this Black Friday.
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Smartphones are the hotel room keys of the future

Smartphones are the hotel room keys of the future | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
You can already use your phone to pay for your groceries and start your car – and soon, you’ll be able to use it to enter your hotel room too.
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I love it personally but the students at TekStart will hate it because I bring all my hotel keys back to put in dramatic play. 

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Samsung Level Headphones Hold Their Own Against Beats, But Need a Remix

Samsung Level Headphones Hold Their Own Against Beats, But Need a Remix | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
As the market for premium over-the-ear headphones has become ever=more mainstream — powered in part by celebrity-driven audio models like Beats (recently acquired by Apple) — other major players are taking a fresh look at the space Chief among them...
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8 Things About Hardware Crowdfunding We Learned From 20 Campaigns | TechCrunch

8 Things About Hardware Crowdfunding We Learned From 20 Campaigns | TechCrunch | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
So far HAX startups have run 20 successful campaigns, making us the most prolific investor in crowdfunded hardware projects. As active participants and keen..
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For Two New Apps Called “Push” And “Drop,” The Push Notification Is The App | TechCrunch

For Two New Apps Called “Push” And “Drop,” The Push Notification Is The App | TechCrunch | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Two new applications, Drop and Push, want to save you from having to download multiple news apps or browse dozens of websites just to keep up with the topics..
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Firespotter Labs Becomes Switch, Providing A Cloud-Based Phone System For Google Apps | TechCrunch

Firespotter Labs Becomes Switch, Providing A Cloud-Based Phone System For Google Apps | TechCrunch | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Unified communications has long been touted as the future, but being able to provide access to all of one's calls and messages on multiple devices is an idea..
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The Rise of the Rest Road Tour Returns!

The Rise of the Rest Road Tour Returns! | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Cross posted from Revolution’s blog: Today, we’re excited to announce a second Rise of the Rest Road Tour to spotlight emerging startup communities in the heart of the United States. Steve Case will...
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Innovation on the move stimulating economic development.
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Kickstarter Updates Terms Of Use Section Related To Failed Projects | TechCrunch

Kickstarter Updates Terms Of Use Section Related To Failed Projects  | TechCrunch | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Popular crowdfunding destination Kickstarter updated its Terms of Use today to clarify what specifically needs to happen if a project runs into trouble and..
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Plan accordingly.

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Adobe fixes critical flaws in Flash Player, delays Reader and Acrobat updates

Adobe fixes critical flaws in Flash Player, delays Reader and Acrobat updates | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Adobe Systems released a critical security update for Flash Player that fixes 12 security vulnerabilities, but pushed back its planned patches for Reader and Acrobat by a week.
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6 Ways to Make Your Small Business Look Big

If you act like a big deal, it will make it easier to actually become one. Here's how.
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The Complete Guide to Locking Down Facebook Privacy for Good

The Complete Guide to Locking Down Facebook Privacy for Good | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Facebook's privacy settings are notorious for being convoluted and downright confusing—even Zuck's own kin have had issues. Which is why Facebook has officially rolled out a "privacy checkup" to help you make sure you're sharing exactly what you want. But since the checkup only goes so deep, here's how to make sure your Facebook privacy is really intact.
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Please take a few minutes to read and protect yourself. 

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Warren Buffett’s Son Buys Rosa Parks’ Artifacts For $4.5 Million

Warren Buffett’s Son Buys Rosa Parks’ Artifacts For $4.5 Million | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
The son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett recently purchased hundreds of items that belonged to the late, great Rosa Parks.
According to a lawyer who was on site for the sale, Howard G.
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The FCC Fires Back At the President’s Net Neutrality Plan

The FCC Fires Back At the President’s Net Neutrality Plan | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
This morning President Barack Obama presented a net neutrality plan, advocating for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reclassify broadband..
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Snoop Dogg, Investor

Snoop Dogg, Investor | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
How the famed rapper claimed his spot among serious celebrity VCs.
With a recent investment in Reddit, rapper and consummate weed smoker Snoop Dogg has attained the status of "venture capitalist," and he's just getting started.
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3 Awesome Google Inbox Features to Boost Your Productivity

Google reinvents the email experience, combining communications and lifestyle.
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6 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Doing At Work

6 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Doing At Work | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to make the most of the workday, but there are several bad habits — like constantly checking Facebook or neglecting to make to-do lists — that many people form that keep them from being as productive as they'd like.
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Google Sheets Gets Smart Autofill To Predict Unknown Values | TechCrunch

Google Sheets Gets Smart Autofill To Predict Unknown Values | TechCrunch | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Google Sheets, the company's online spreadsheet, is getting quite a bit smarter today with the launch of the Smart Autofill add-on. Smart Autofill can look at..
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6 Mistakes to Avoid When You Draw Up a Business Plan | SCORE

6 Mistakes to Avoid When You Draw Up a Business Plan | SCORE | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
SIx mistakes to avoid when you draw up a business plan.
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6 Good Reasons to Start your Holiday Marketing Plan Now | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

6 Good Reasons to Start your Holiday Marketing Plan Now | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
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The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic)

The Habits of the World's Smartest People (Infographic) | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
You don't have to be a genius to act like one. Pick up some of these habits of people with high IQs.
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FCC Chairman: Broadband Rules Could Cover Wireless Networks

FCC Chairman: Broadband Rules Could Cover Wireless Networks | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
Wireless carriers could soon be subject to new rules on how they handle content on their networks, Federal Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler suggested in a speech to the industry on Tuesday.
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Optimism Growing Among Small Business Owners, but Concerns Remain

Small business owners have a positive overall outlook but remain concerned about sales, according to a new NFIB survey.
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What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
There's more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.
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I am back to a walking daily and my productivity is up.
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Women, You Don't Have to Be Loud to Be Good Leaders

Women, You Don't Have to Be Loud to Be Good Leaders | Productive Tech Tips | Scoop.it
If reflective insight trumps outspoken aggressiveness as the proven leadership style, why is the women's movement still demanding noise?
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