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The Facts About Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Earthquake and Tsunami

It’s possible to run from a tornado. Hurricanes normally have a lot of warning that precedes them before they hit land. Ice, heat, and other environmental challenges can be dealt with. Earthquakes and tsunamis, on the other hand, can devastate without warning.

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From ROKR to iPhone 5: The Apple Path to Smartphone Domination

ROKR

Most believe that Apple’s road to taking over mobile was a smooth one. They may not recall the first attempt to combine an iPod and a phone: the Motorola ROKR. The reason you may not recall the ROKR is that it failed miserably when it was released in 2005.

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Before Buying Into the Pinterest Hype, Follow this Flowchart

Pinterest Pinboard

Every day businesses are being encouraged by their social media guru to get involved with Pinterest. It’s a boom social site that is picking up steam faster than any other in recent memory and has a ton of potential as a platform for networking, but is it right for business? Many experts are saying yes, but unlike Facebook, Pinterest is definitely not for every business.

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Latest iPhone Apps for Scientists

The Elements for iPhone

There are millions of applications for your favorite iPhone gadget related to every field of your interest. It will not go in exaggeration that this company, Apple has really brought some great features, programs and applications that have been designed, especially for the scientists and inventors.

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Is the BlackBerry on the Verge of Downfall?

RIM

At the genesis of the smart phone era, the term “smart phone” was immediately attached to the BlackBerry. The terms became synonymous. It was the hottest piece of technology at the time, with a sharp marketing strategy, and became one of the fastest selling cell phones on the market. Within the last few months, Research in Motion (RIM), the manufacturer of the BlackBerry, has been making news for headlines that essentially imply that RIM is collapsing.

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Social Discovery: The Search for Personalized Recommendations

Is Social Discovery the next big thing in Social Media? This form of online exploration uses social media sites as touchpoints to learn about new products and services. Users tout their latest finds by sharing, pinning or tweeting the information to personalized networks of friends and followers. Sites such as Pinterest, Tagged and You Tube are becoming the “go to” place for finding personalized recommendations from like minded individuals.

So what are people discovery online and where are they finding it?  This infographic charts the rising players in the field of Social Discovery.

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Hacks to Get More Out of Google

Google in a Box

Are you a “Google Pro”? Do you use all of the shortcuts that Google often makes so hard to find but that really make an impact on how useful our searches can be? If not, you’re about to be.

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Taxi of Tomorrow to Hit NYC Streets

Taxi of Tomorrow

When people think of the cutting edge technology that’s driving innovation, they normally think of tablets and televisions, spacecraft and computer programs. Rarely does one think of taxi cabs, but that’s exactly what New York City and Nissan are hoping will drive the innovation of the future with their Taxi o Tomorrow campaign.

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