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Google and death: Find a workaround for dementia instead

Google and death: Find a workaround for dementia instead | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Author Katy Butler says Larry Pages Google venture to extend human life is misguided unless we first figure out how to pay for the care of todays aging Americans or find a cure for the dementia that now makes old age a burden rather than a...
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Living longer does not necessarily means living healthier and it sure creates major ethical and societal issues. Maybe our goal should be to improve our quality of life and not just its quantity.
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Evernote Looks to Pen and Paper to Expand Its Digital Products

Evernote Looks to Pen and Paper to Expand Its Digital Products | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Once again, the company is trying to expand the notion of what a notebook -- and note-taking -- look like in the digital age.
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This Google Glass Competitor Has Already Shipped 50,000 Devices

This Google Glass Competitor Has Already Shipped 50,000 Devices | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Recon which bills itself as a Google Glass for athletes has already shipped thousands more devices than Google and secured investment from Intel...
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This fantastic gadget is already here. Competition in wearable is building up.
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Interim report: Top Cyber Threats - smarter targeted attacks, mobile threats, and social media identity thefts by cyber-criminals using Cloud services. — ENISA

Interim report: Top Cyber Threats - smarter targeted attacks, mobile threats, and social media identity thefts by cyber-criminals using Cloud services. — ENISA | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
ENISA today presented its list of top cyber threats, as a first “taste” of its interim Threat Landscape 2013 report.
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Cyber protection.

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SMO of SEO: 7 Steps

SMO of SEO: 7 Steps | Technology & Business | Scoop.it

Social Media Optimization (SMO) was originally designed to drive traffic from social media sites such as bookmarking sites and social networks.

 

However, SMO is now significantly more important and not simply because social networking has grown but because SMO also improves SEO performance.

 

Good SMO will drive traffic from both direct social site referrals and from search engines.

 

This article explores the history of SMO, its relationship to SEO and 7 steps to optimizing your SMO.

 

Read More: http://socialmediatoday.com/steve-rayson/1675046/social-media-optimization-smo-seo-7-key-steps


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Thank you for the comment very relevant points
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Social Shares is the New SEO. The more Social Shares your Authorship creates, the better your Authority becomes.

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Social Media Optimization (SMO) of SEO: 7 Steps

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Valve’s Steam Machines Won’t Be “Console Killers,” but Here’s How They Could Shake Up Gaming Anyway

Valve’s Steam Machines Won’t Be “Console Killers,” but Here’s How They Could Shake Up Gaming Anyway | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
If they work as promised, Steam Machines could be disruptive -- just not in the way you think.
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Something really new in the gaming industry.
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The How-To Guide to Responsive Email Design | Litmus

The How-To Guide to Responsive Email Design | Litmus | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
RT @gempash: 47% of email opens happen on mobile devices http://t.co/VNGRzPn4xa via @litmusapp
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IBM Tech Trends

What drives Busines and IT? #mobile #social #cloud #analytics
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Check out this visual map that shows 24 hours of internet usage around the world

Check out this visual map that shows 24 hours of internet usage around the world | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Here is a map of how people used the internet on a recent day, based on the 24 hour relative average utilization of IPv4 addresses observed using ICMP ping requests collected by the Internet Census in 2012.
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Batthead: A battery in charge

A standard size AA rechargeable battery that can switch itself on and off, and is controllable from your smartphone or tablet.
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The trasformation of the common battery. Very Interesting.

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Google to Go 'In-Depth,' Kill Cookies, Solve Death - NASDAQ.com

Google to Go 'In-Depth,' Kill Cookies, Solve Death - NASDAQ.com | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Making the cover of Time magazine used to be one of the great hallmarks of success for an individual or a company, and it's still no mean feat..
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Google and it's plan for the next decades.
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Classtivity shifts from OpenTable for casual classes to 'virtual gym' with subscription service

Classtivity shifts from OpenTable for casual classes to 'virtual gym' with subscription service | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Classtivity, a TechStars-backed startup, is shifting gears from a discovery and booking site for activity classes to a subscription-based fitness membership program.
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Virtual Gym is coming to your neighbourhood.

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Google Buys Bump, Maker of Contact Info Exchange App

Google Buys Bump, Maker of Contact Info Exchange App | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Google has purchased Bump, maker of an app that lets you exchange personal info by bumping your phone to someone else's.
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Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.

Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening. | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
One UCLA professor says his device can detect particles that cause deafness and brain damage in humans.
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Use of smartphones in health applications is very promissing and as technology evolves we may all have our personnal GP in our phones.

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Animoby - Create Presentations, Tutorials and Animations

Animoby - Create Presentations, Tutorials and Animations | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
“ Animoby is a new way of doing presentations, tutorials and animations, with pictures, drawings and even audio. Show and explain with the speed and agility you want.”
Via Baiba Svenca, Bernard Lamailloux, michel verstrepen, Juergen Wagner
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After prezi another tool for making presentations.
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Captricity Inches Toward the Holy Grail of Handwriting Recognition, One Data Field at a Time

Captricity Inches Toward the Holy Grail of Handwriting Recognition, One Data Field at a Time | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
"If I meet someone I don't want to talk to, and they ask me what I do, I say, 'data entry.'"
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Handwriting remains one of the most common ways to keep notes but indeed handwriting recognition remains very unreliable.
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Twitter Alerts: Critical information when you need it most | Twitter Blogs

Twitter Alerts: Critical information when you need it most | Twitter Blogs | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Today, we’re launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to helping users get important and accurate information from credible organizations during emergencies, nat......
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Another tool for First Responders and Rescuers.

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This Standing Desk Knows When You Need to Sit Down

This Standing Desk Knows When You Need to Sit Down | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
The latest entrant to the standing desk trend is Stir -- which adjusts to seated or standing with a double tap on its touchscreen -- and learns your habits.
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Innovative technology goes to furniture.

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Google launches 'Constitute,' a new tool for designing governments

Google launches 'Constitute,' a new tool for designing governments | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
The process of drafting a constitution is usually long, intricate and politically fraught — but with 160 different active constitutions to draw from, it's also uniquely amenable to data analysis....
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Politics in Web 2.0

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The Dribbblisation of Design | Inside Intercom

The Dribbblisation of Design | Inside Intercom | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
"Too many designers are designing to impress their peers rather than address real business problems." http://t.co/95IEwzWdB0
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Nice design is always innovative.
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SimilarWeb PRO lets you dig deeper on competitors’ Web traffic data

SimilarWeb PRO lets you dig deeper on competitors’ Web traffic data | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Back in January, we reported on how SimilarWeb was looking to topple Alexa with a fresh take on website rankings. And today SimilarGroup, the Tel Aviv-based company behind the product, ...
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e-Health Sensor Platform V2.0 for Arduino and Raspberry Pi [Biometric / Medical Applications]

e-Health Sensor Platform V2.0 for Arduino and Raspberry Pi [Biometric / Medical Applications] | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
The e-Health Sensor Shield V2.0 allows Arduino and Raspberry Pi users to perform biometric and medical applications where body monitoring is needed by using 10 different sensors: pulse, oxygen in blood (SPO2), airflow (breathing), body temperature,...
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From Environment to health.

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The next big market for data and connected devices? Agriculture

The next big market for data and connected devices? Agriculture | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
Farming is undergoing a shift as more people consume locally grown food and a younger generation of farmers are bringing technology to the field. Agriculture is meeting the internet of things.
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ICT and microelectronics in agriculture.
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Gecko Is One Small Step For The Internet Of Things, One Huge Leap For Your Smartphone | TechCrunch

Gecko Is One Small Step For The Internet Of Things, One Huge Leap For Your Smartphone | TechCrunch | Technology & Business | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things — like true mobile wallets or Internet-connected coffee makers — is on the horizon. It awaits us, a world where all of our devices..
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Shazam 7 arrives just in time for iOS 7, now lets you mention friends when sharing to Facebook

Shazam 7 arrives just in time for iOS 7, now lets you mention friends when sharing to Facebook | Technology & Business | Scoop.it

We all knew iOS 7 was arriving today, and with that news we always brace ourselves for a slew of app updates designed specifically for Apple’s latest mobile OS. Some also seize the moment and roll out a slew of new features at the same time.

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