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6 Stupid Mistakes Students Make and How Technology Can Help

Being a student these days is tough – sky high tuition costs, fierce competition for demeaning part-time jobs and only shaky employment prospects and crippling debt to look forward to when you graduate. But that doesn’t mean you have to make matters worse by committing stupid mistakes.  We all know how hard it is to avoid destructive habits. Chin up. Technology is here to help you.

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120 Years of Radio History

Old Radio

For over a century, radio has been a centralized part of our lives. Before television and the internet, radio was the way that news was broadcast to people across the country and around the world. We were entertained, informed, and often shocked by the sounds coming out from the little boxes in their various forms.

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5 Tools Every Successful WordPress Blogger Should Be Using

From mommy bloggers to corporate accounts, it seems everyone is using blogging as a way to get their message out. WordPress, one of the most popular platform options for bloggers, can be especially effective if it’s used to its full potential. Using separate applications for certain tasks is essential in order to stay productive and on top of the game.  With that in mind, we’ve gathered five tools essential to getting the most out of your WordPress blog.

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7 Startup Names with Cool Backstories


Have you ever wondered how successful startup companies came up with their name? It seems like a difficult task to find a great name that hasn’t already been taken.  We’ve dug around a bit and learned how these successful startups have all managed to find unique names.

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Enter The Digital Divide (Infographic)

Digital Divide

It’s no big secret that the Internet is changing the way we spend money, interact socially, conduct business, and portray our personalities to the world. What may be shocking is that this Internet revolution is actually leaving many individuals, companies, and entire countries behind due to socioeconomic divides. As we enter a political era that is anything but content, the growth of the Internet only further increases the disparity between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots.’ Continue reading Enter The Digital Divide (Infographic)

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Can Nissan Power Your Home With Their Cars?

Nissan Leaf

As energy prices continue to rise worldwide, many countries are implementing peak-time tariffs that charge more for energy when the grid is most taxed. The need for energy storage and alternative methods of non-grid energy production is growing and one car company is trying to position themselves in the middle of it all.

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Localized Mobile Apps: Why All Eyes will be on the Ponies Next Week

Horse Racing

The rise of mobile devices poses a conundrum for businesses. On one hand, they can be used to reach the masses in venues that once weren’t accessible by the internet. Today, literally everywhere many people go has them connected in one way or another. On the other hand, it’s hard to keep people’s attention because of the ease of access; they can be looking at something they want to purchase and change their mind because their mobile phone tells them it’s cheaper down the block or at Amazon.

It’s a love/hate relationship that many have tried to solve. Next week, as Santa Anita Park opens for its 75th winter season, there will be more than horse racing fans watching the events unfold. The eyes of the tech and retail worlds will be on the track as it launches its localized mobile app for wagering and research.

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Why RIM Shouldn’t Be Completely Counted Out Yet

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The wolves of the tech-blogging world are circling around Research In Motion, calling them has-beens and tossing out rumors left and right as the once-proud BlackBerry brand fades into antiquity thanks to the rise of iPhone and Android. There are reasons to believe that we haven’t seen the last of RIM, most notably the probability that their weakness in the market today will make them a prime target for a buyout in the future.

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