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Sifting the facts from the fiction about contactless cards

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Can someone else scan your contactless card through your pocket ... we ask the experts what's true and what's notThe reports of contactless charging errors on buses and in stores will have left some people nervous - and have prompted a flurry of theories about what's wrong with the technology...
Sifting the facts from the fiction about contactless cards

Microsoft Licenses Curated Wi-Fi Hotspot Data From Devicescape To Power Windows Phone 8 Wi-Fi Maps

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Microsoft has licensed technology from Wi-Fi hotspot locator, Devicescape, to power Wi-Fi maps in the Data Sense feature of its Windows Phone 8 platform. Devicescape maintains a network of 11 million+ crowdsourced and “curated” hotspots, which it tests for quality, availability, speed and reliability — with the point being to...
Microsoft Licenses Curated Wi-Fi Hotspot Data From Devicescape To Power Windows Phone 8 Wi-Fi Maps

Sim City for Real

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An initiative at New York University is joining a global drive to apply modern sensor, computing and data-sifting technologies to urban environments....
Sim City for Real

For Social Media In The Classroom To Work, Instructors Need Best Practices

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I’m writing this post to procrastinate grading the last batch of final papers that are sifting into my inbox. After one year of being a proponent of social media in the classroom, I can tell you what worked and what didn’t in the classes I taught at Bridgewater State...
For Social Media In The Classroom To Work, Instructors Need Best Practices

Greycroft: 'We Have Too Many Startups At The Moment'

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There has been a lot of talk lately about a Series A funding cliff and how it's becoming harder for early stage startups to raise money. But Greycroft Managing Director Alan Patricof said at our IGNITION conference today that he wouldn't call it cliff.  "I would say that we've had...
Greycroft: 'We Have Too Many Startups At The Moment'

Commun.it launches new business CRM tool for Twitter, integrates with Buffer

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Today sees the launch of Commun.it, a brand new CRM service for Twitter that enables marketers and customer service reps to “build and nurture” relationships in a business context, by fusing smart filtering and easy-to-use engagement options. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Commun.it is launching in public beta today featuring...
Commun.it launches new business CRM tool for Twitter, integrates with Buffer

To Improve Conversations, Facebook Will Launch A Reply Feature And Most Active Threads On Pages And Popular Profiles

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Facebook is preparing to roll out a new feature on Pages and popular Profiles that will help increase interactions with fans and readers: Replies. Up to now, visitors could comment on a post but others, including the Page owners themselves, would not be able to respond directly to them in...
To Improve Conversations, Facebook Will Launch A Reply Feature And Most Active Threads On Pages And Popular Profiles

Olympics streaming forecast: TV will rule, mobile outlook cloudy

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As the 2012 Summer Olympics draws near, so, too, the volume increases of press releases issued by companies hoping to ride the promotion wave. A prominent email category in our inboxes has been research forecasts of consumers’ Olympic digital viewing. Sifting them boils down to this conclusion – traditional TV...
Olympics streaming forecast: TV will rule, mobile outlook cloudy

Court upholds Twitter joke trial appeal: Britain has a sense of humor after all

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Britain’s High Court has overturned the case of a man whose exasperated Twitter joke left him criminalized under anti-terrorist laws, in a high profile case that supporters say is a victory for free speech online. Paul Chambers, 28, became the first person in the U.K. to be found guilty of...
Court upholds Twitter joke trial appeal: Britain has a sense of humor after all

IT shops sifting RIM's bold promises and plans

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Research in Motion executives practiced staying "on message" at BlackBerry World, repeating a series of mantras about the company's directions and product plans. Yet the simple message is running into the hard practicalities of enterprise IT customers, and they want details and nuance....
IT shops sifting RIM's bold promises and plans

President Obama 'Welcomes' The Debate On Surveillance That He's Avoided For Years Until It Was Forced Upon Him

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President Obama's incredibly weak response to the revelations this week of widespread data collection of pretty much everything by the NSA is to say that he "welcomes" the debate. But, of course, he hasn't actually welcomed the debate at all, because people have tried to bring that debate to him...
President Obama 'Welcomes' The Debate On Surveillance That He's Avoided For Years Until It Was Forced Upon Him
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An information paradox: How Google’s new privacy policy may harm our discovery process

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It’s safe to assume you use at least one of Google’s many services: Google, Gmail, Google+, maps, YouTube, etc. unless you’re still sifting your way through Yahoo!, MapQuest, Hotmail, AOL, or another ghost of Internet’s past. Recently, while visiting one of Google’s many sites, you may have noticed the company...
An information paradox: How Google’s new privacy policy may harm our discovery process
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Microsoft's Research Scientists Finally Solved Why Scammers Say They're From Nigeria (MSFT)

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Scam emails usually have two things in common: they're comically bad, and they're from a Nigerian prince. You might think that's a silly strategy, but it turns out it's not. Microsoft released a new white paper from its research division this month that explains why scammers use such a "terrible"...
Microsoft's Research Scientists Finally Solved Why Scammers Say They're From Nigeria (MSFT)
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When Facebook and Twitter bring noise, EverySignal offers clarity

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EverySignal is a new way to find the handful of important announcements from your social networks — all your social networks — in just one daily email digest. The digest brings clarity, organization, and best of all, brevity to an information-gathering process that could take hours, should you choose...
When Facebook and Twitter bring noise, EverySignal offers clarity
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