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Information Technology and Democracy, Two Years On | Impact of ...

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The revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa were widely thought to have been influenced by the internet. It was argued that people were influenced by the free expression on the internet to demand democracy in their ...
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5 Hacks for Creating and Promoting the Right Content

5 Hacks for Creating and Promoting the Right Content (seomoz) #SEO http://t.co/h1p00svarG
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Nano technology targets brain cancer - Greenville News

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Nano technology targets brain cancer
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Nano technology targets brain cancer. A Clemson University researcher hopes an approach he is working on will be a game changer in treating the often deadly brain cancer.
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Apple’s new products affect stocks of other companies

Apple’s new products affect stocks of other companies | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Apple's unveiling of a snazzy new smartwatch, larger iPhones and mobile payment system this week caused an immediate ripple effect on the fortunes of several companies, not just its own.
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Big-screened phones are taking bigger bites out of the handset market, study says

Big-screened phones are taking bigger bites out of the handset market, study says | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Why would Apple launch a bigger iPhone? According to new data from apps analytics firm Flurry, it may be because there's evidence that big-screened phones are growing in popularity.
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Twitter enters retail game with ‘buy’ button

Twitter enters retail game with ‘buy’ button | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Evidently fed up with driving sales to every corner of the web without being able to take much credit, Twitter has implemented a way to buy products directly through the social network, thereby scoring itself a small portion of the profit.
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Intel reveals detailed specifications of Core M ‘Broadwell’ chips

Intel reveals detailed specifications of Core M ‘Broadwell’ chips | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Intel Corp. has revealed detailed specifications of the first Core M microprocessors based on the “Broadwell” architecture.
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What Apples iWatch could mean for the marketing world

What Apples iWatch could mean for the marketing world | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The wearable device, due for imminent launch, could open up a wealth of opportunities, but a high price tag would limit adoption Continue reading...
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YouTube ice bucket challenge videos have been watched 1bn times

YouTube ice bucket challenge videos have been watched 1bn times | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Clips actually even bigger than Harlem Shake in its early days, as charity challenge spreads far beyond the US Continue reading...
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Apple's Grand Mobile Payments Plan Sounds Like It Will Be Very Secure - Business Insider

Apple's Grand Mobile Payments Plan Sounds Like It Will Be Very Secure - Business Insider | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Business Insider Apple's Grand Mobile Payments Plan Sounds Like It Will Be Very Secure Business Insider The iPhone 6, expected to be announced Tuesday, will incorporate tokenization technology, according to a report from Bank Innovation, which...
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Twitter moves into e-commerce with 'buy' button on promoted tweets

Twitter moves into e-commerce with 'buy' button on promoted tweets | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Some users in America can now buy click-to-buy goods directly from Twitter as part of a trial that sees the messaging service storing users payment details Continue reading...
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WhatsApp for iPhone gets option to archive chats, trim videos, add photo captions and more

WhatsApp for iPhone gets option to archive chats, trim videos, add photo captions and more | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
WhatsApp has rolled out a sizeable update to its iPhone app today, despite arriving with a seemingly insignificant “2.11.9” version number.
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Yahoo launches publishing tool Yahoo Recommends with personalized content and native advertising

Yahoo launches publishing tool Yahoo Recommends with personalized content and native advertising | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Yahoo today launched Yahoo Recommends, a publishing tool that offers personalized content recommendations and native advertising. The company believes it can help visitors discover more of a publisher’s content while helping them monetize it as well.
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Apple is sending iCloud users email alerts when their account is accessed via iCloud.com

Apple is sending iCloud users email alerts when their account is accessed via iCloud.com | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
With the recent furore around iCloud, stirred by the substantial leak of nude celebrity photos online, it should come as no surprise that Apple wants its services to appear a little more secure.
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Alaskan island goes green with ABB technology

ABB is to install its PowerStore – an integrated commercial flywheel technology – as part of a battery system on Kodiak Island in Alaska, enabling the integration of more renewable energy...
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Extreme solar flare barreling toward Earth

Extreme solar flare barreling toward Earth | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say.
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YouTube ice bucket challenge videos have been watched 1bn times

YouTube ice bucket challenge videos have been watched 1bn times | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Clips actually even bigger than Harlem Shake in its early days, as charity challenge spreads far beyond the US Your Facebook news feed may be stuffed with friends taking the ice bucket challenge, but the charitable craze has been hugely popular on...
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T-Mobile will match device trade-in prices to attract new iPhone customers

T-Mobile will match device trade-in prices to attract new iPhone customers | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
T-Mobile will match and beat other carriers' trade-in prices this fall, hoping to attract customers looking to upgrade while getting maximum value from their old devices.
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Dell introduces 5K display with 5120*2880 resolution

Dell introduces 5K display with 5120*2880 resolution | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Dell on Monday introduced its first display with ultra-high-definition 5K (5120*2880) resolution. The monitor is designed for professionals and will become available later this year.
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UB research to improve cloud computing earns NSF grant - UB News Center

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Marc Newson joins Apple the pair go hand in hand

Marc Newson joins Apple the pair go hand in hand | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
News that one of the worlds most acclaimed designers, known for his sensual, organic shapes and products, has joined the company ahead of its iWatch launch is not a surprise Continue reading...
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European Commission reopens Google antitrust investigation after political storm over proposed settlement

European Commission reopens Google antitrust investigation after political storm over proposed settlement | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Competition commissioner says very negative responses from complainants and new data raised over summer requires examination Continue reading...
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US Executives Survey: 46 Percent Favor Technology Over Hiring New Employees - CBS Local

US Executives Survey: 46 Percent Favor Technology Over Hiring New Employees - CBS Local | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
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US Executives Survey: 46 Percent Favor Technology Over Hiring New Employees
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Nearly half would rather invest in new technology than hire or retain workers.
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Reading in The Mobile Era | Visual.ly

Reading in The Mobile Era | Visual.ly | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Book shortages continue to represent a significant obstacle to literacy, worldwide.
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Top DJ and producer Alesso turns to Snapchat to premiere his new music video

Top DJ and producer Alesso turns to Snapchat to premiere his new music video | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Top Swedish DJ/producer Alesso will be breaking new ground on Snapchat, when he debuts the video for his last single, ‘Tear the Roof up’, through the platform later this week.
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Microsoft rolls out Office Delve, a personalized search interface for Office 365

Microsoft rolls out Office Delve, a personalized search interface for Office 365 | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Microsoft today announced that it has begun rolling out Office Delve, an intelligent search feature, for its Office 365 business customers.
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I hope this is less annoying then Bing. 

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