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Social-Marketing Startup Spredfast Raises $18M - AdAge.com

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AdAge.com Social-Marketing Startup Spredfast Raises $18M AdAge.com Four-year-old social-marketing startup Spredfast has raised an $18-million Series B funding round, a sign that the oft-predicted deflation of the social-media bubble hasn’t yet come…

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With $100M From The Gates Foundation & Others, inBloom Wants To Transform Education By Unleashing Its Data | TechCrunch

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In 2012, the buzz around education technology reached new heights and, with the new year now underway, the hype surrounding the potential transformative impact of technology on both higher and K-12 education continues, thanks to initiatives like…

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10 Universities to Form Semester Online Consortium

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Semester Online, with 10 participating universities, will offer small, for-credit classes that will be open to outside students accepted to the program.

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Khan Academy’s Marcia Lee Builds Tools for Online Education …

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Marcia Lee shapes the Khan Academy’s tools for Web-based instruction.

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Apple takes mobile web usage crown from Nokia, Samsung zips past, too

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It’s been more than five years since the first iPhone was introduced, and gave a rocket boost to mobile web usage, but last month was actually the first to mark Apple surpassing Nokia in 15 billion visits measured on 3 million sites by StatCounter…

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FutureMed 2013 Kicks Off at Singularity University With Huge Demand … - Singularity Hub

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FutureMed 2013 Kicks Off at Singularity University With Huge Demand …
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FutureMed 2013 has officially arrived.

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Airbnb And The Unstoppable Rise Of The Share Economy - Forbes

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Consumers are building multibillion-dollar marketplaces for sharing cars, homes, bicycles, driveways and tools. In looking for a better deal and extra income, they’re reshaping business.

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Probably the coolest self picture ever been taken.

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Click to see the pic and write a comment… (Probably the coolest self picture ever been taken.

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U.S. Employee Outsourced His Job to China, Watched Cat Videos Instead
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A U.S. employee outsourced his job to China, paying the foreign firm 20% of his six-figure salary to do his job, according to a Verizon case study.

Roger James Hamilton's insight:

Funny story :-)


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Expert advice: how social enterprises can form partnerships with charities

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Tips from our live Q&A on how to develop successful partnerships (RT @martintisne: Expert advice: how social enterprises can form partnerships with charities http://t.co/0FYZErRA via @guardian)…

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Is Location Based Advertising The Future Of Mobile Marketing And Mobile Advertising? - Forbes

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Along with content marketing I don’t think there’s a more ubiquitous phrase right now in the world of marketing and advertising than anything that starts with the word “mobile.” Everyone has their opinion, their idea, their beliefs and so on when…

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6 Digital Trend Predications for 2013 | Small business news; tips; networking | BizSugar

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From content marketing to mobile wallet, here are some of the most interesting trend predictions we’ve heard so far this year.

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Rise of the student-entrepreneur | Social Entrepreneur Guide

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Many years ago, when a new dean at my university referred to the faculty as “content providers”, my colleagues and I rolled our eyes. It was the latest hokey label for an old profession. There was “sage on the stage” (the …

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Pebble smartwatch set to ship

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A hotly-anticipated smartwatch, created thanks to $15m (£10m) in crowdsourced funding, will start shipping to backers this month.

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