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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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Amazon launches a portal dedicated to customizing and selling 3D-printed products

Amazon launches a portal dedicated to customizing and selling 3D-printed products | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Amazon has introduced a new portal on its site that is designed to bring together and highlight 3D-printed products for sale on the platform.
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The beginner’s guide to organizing content on mobile-friendly designs

The beginner’s guide to organizing content on mobile-friendly designs | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
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As of March 2014, the average US consumer spends two hours and 42 minutes per day on their mobile devices, according to analytics service Flurry.
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Owens: Creating a competitive, sustainable global workforce - Opelika Auburn News

Owens: Creating a competitive, sustainable global workforce - Opelika Auburn News | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Owens: Creating a competitive, sustainable global workforce Opelika Auburn News For Americans to succeed in the global economy, our job training system must adapt to changing circumstances by using technology and data to understand underlying...
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Syria's children learn to code with Raspberry Pi

Syria's children learn to code with Raspberry Pi | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
How did this British innovation go from a hobbyist curiosity to the war-torn middle east? Continue reading...
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Easily Avoid Wi-Fi Insecurity

Easily Avoid Wi-Fi Insecurity | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Wireless networks are often insecure, and are notorious havens for attackers, who hang out in coffee shops, hotel swimming pools and anywhere else people congregate to the closest Internet connection, as they are easy targets to breach systems anonymously and steal personal data.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 22, 11:28 AM
Wireless networks are often insecure, and are notorious havens for attackers, who hang out in coffee shops, hotel swimming pools and anywhere else people congregate to the closest Internet connection, as they are easy targets to breach systems anonymously and steal personal data.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/dangers-of-wifi-in-public-places/


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Facebook’s social logins share grows to 55% as G+ and Yahoo fall

Facebook’s social logins share grows to 55% as G+ and Yahoo fall | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
It probably comes as little surprise that Facebook is the biggest driver of traffic compared to any other social network, but which social network comes out on top for social logins on third-party websites?
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Apple has now paid $20 billion to App Store developers

Apple has now paid $20 billion to App Store developers | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Apple revealed during its fiscal Q3 2014 earnings call that it has paid a total of $20 billion to App Store developers. That’s up from $10 billion in payouts as of June 2013, and $13 billion as of last October.
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BBC Sport app gets Chromecast streaming just in time for the Commonwealth Games

BBC Sport app gets Chromecast streaming just in time for the Commonwealth Games | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Two days before the iconic Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC Sport app now supports Chromecast streaming.
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New York proposes licence for Bitcoin trading

New York proposes licence for Bitcoin trading | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Under the new regulation, firms would be required to store information about customers if they want to trade in Bitcoin Continue reading...
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The 5 disruptive business models powered by smart tech - TechRadar UK

The 5 disruptive business models powered by smart tech - TechRadar UK | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
The 5 disruptive business models powered by smart tech TechRadar UK Because the internet of things and machine-to-machine communication technologies will underpin hyper-connectivity that is the crux of the smart society, business models that...
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Air Force research: How to use social media to control people like drones - Ars Technica

Air Force research: How to use social media to control people like drones - Ars Technica | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Ars Technica Air Force research: How to use social media to control people like drones Ars Technica They included studies that analyzed the Twitter followings of Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber among others; investigations into the spread of Internet...
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Litmus Test For Wine Entrepreneurs: Insights From H-FARM - Forbes

Litmus Test For Wine Entrepreneurs: Insights From H-FARM - Forbes | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Litmus Test For Wine Entrepreneurs: Insights From H-FARM Forbes During its month-long “camp,” We Have the Future brings together teams of entrepreneurial-minded law and economics students from within Italy and around the world to work on the most...
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Google launches 'advisory council' page on right to be forgotten

Google launches 'advisory council' page on right to be forgotten | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Search engine formalising procedure to deal with more than 70,000 requests for links to be removed after EU ruling fallout
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Meeet connects designers and developers to collaborate on their side projects

Meeet connects designers and developers to collaborate on their side projects | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Side projects are tricky. You’ve usually got plenty of ideas, but finding the time to work on and eventually ship the product is another thing altogether. Meeet, a new online community of developers and designers, feels your pain.
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The science of viral content: Which emotions are shareable for different age groups and genders?

The science of viral content: Which emotions are shareable for different age groups and genders? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the marketing or social media industry, the answer is probably “Yes!
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Is it really so smart to make your finances an open book?

Is it really so smart to make your finances an open book? | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Personal finance apps can make it easier to keep track of your money across multiple accounts. Many boast of being 'free' but there's a price to pay in terms of privacy Continue reading...
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US Congress banned from editing Wikipedia after staff caught 'trolling'

US Congress banned from editing Wikipedia after staff caught 'trolling' | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Recent edits accuse Donald Rumsfeld of being an alien lizard and Cuba of faking the moon landings Continue reading...
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GoPro Channel for Xbox One offers exclusive point-of-view action sports videos

GoPro Channel for Xbox One offers exclusive point-of-view action sports videos | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
GoPro is known for its range of durable and high-resolution cameras that help action sports athletes to document their latest death-defying stunts from a point-of-view perspective. GoPro also wants to be a video platform owner like YouTube, however.
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Firefox 31 is out now with a search bar on new tabs, better developer tools, and more

Firefox 31 is out now with a search bar on new tabs, better developer tools, and more | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Mozilla shipped a new version of its Firefox browser today, giving desktop (Windows, Mac and Linux) and mobile (Android) users alike a small selection of new consumer-facing features to explore.
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How Facebook beat Wall Street with data and tripled its share price

How Facebook beat Wall Street with data and tripled its share price | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Maurice Coyle is the CEO and co-founder of HeyStaks, a search analytics startup that helps mobile operators monetize subscriber data usage and increases conversions for e-commerce stores.
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Snowden plans to work on anti-surveillance technology - ZDNet

Snowden plans to work on anti-surveillance technology - ZDNet | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
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Edward Snowden says he plans to develop and promote anti-surveillance technology to hamper government spying across the globe.
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7 Online Tools That Help You to Write Faster and Better

7 Online Tools That Help You to Write Faster and Better | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it
Anyone can start a blog – but not everyone can start and maintain a quality blog that offers valuable insights and advice. Part of running a high quality blog is offering high quality content with …

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Some folks have ask me if I do a blog. I'm a fairly long winded commenter with lots of opinions and thoughts on the topics I care about. The answer is yes, but not seriously. I thought this article might help me get more serious about that. Why waste your thoughts to be left to fly away with time? Someone might be able to build on them even if you don't. Sometimes sad to say we even forget some of our own best ideas when we have time to work on them. Why not record them and store them on a blog.
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Urban dictionary has been an epiphany at times.

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Continuous 'quality' writing is a challenge for small businesses. These are some good tools.

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There are many tools to pave the way for maintaining a quality Blog...Have a look here

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Nokia Lumia 2520 review: Microsoft take note - this is how it's done

Nokia Lumia 2520 review: Microsoft take note - this is how it's done | Technological Sparks | Scoop.it

Nokia This, Microsoft, is how to make a tablet. Nokia’s first entry into the tablet market is a triumph of design and beauty, making Microsoft’s own Surface look clumsy and heavy. It’s a Windows machine, and it makes the new 8.1 software, closely related to Windows Phone with which Nokia has had so much success, look great.

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Nokia has always been a work horse long lasting phone…..I want to check out the first Nokia Pad. Here is a review. it's a bit almost a year old review but at first these Pads were hard to find. i want all my gadgets opened and not tied to any plans.

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Anoop Gupta, Andy van Dam on Technology and Education

Anoop Gupta, Distinguished Scientist, Microsoft Research, and Andy van Dam, Professor of Technology & Education, Brown University, discuss Office Mix, blended learning, and advancements in...
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Great video on enhancing Power Point and lecture style lessons! Watch this short how-to video if you are a teacher or do public presentations! You will be glad you did!

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Great video on enhancing Power Point and lecture style lessons! Watch this short how-to video if you are a teacher or do public presentations! You will be glad you did!

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Tony Dobrowolski: Changing the world - Berkshire Eagle

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High speed computers and the web have made it possible for businesses to conduct their affairs almost simultaneously around the world. With technology, the international market is open to everyone.
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