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King of Nerds Invents App That'll Get Him All The Girls At Debate Camp

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Clearly this kid is the exception, in that he is looking for more work to do. What were you doing with your time when you were 15 years old? Well, unless you were founding your very own startup, get ready to feel bad about yourself. Fast Company recently talked to Tanay Tandon, a...
King of Nerds Invents App That'll Get Him All The Girls At Debate Camp

Lenovo Goes It Alone With Own-Brand Laptop Broadband in EU, U.S.

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Lenovo, purveyor of high-end business laptops, has revealed a somewhat unusual move: It's launching its own-branded mobile broadband service in the U.S. and seven European nations, reliant on a single SIM card inside it's compatible laptops and tech from Texas-based Macheen. The service is...
Lenovo Goes It Alone With Own-Brand Laptop Broadband in EU, U.S.

VOTE NOW: Help Us Choose The World's Best Engineering School

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Some of the best engineering schools in the world serve as feeder programs for the best technology companies out there — like Facebook, Google and Apple. So, which school is most likely to land you the job you want? The U.S. News & World Report says the Massachusetts Institute of...
VOTE NOW: Help Us Choose The World's Best Engineering School
Georgia Tech Teams Up With Udacity, AT&T To Offer $6K Master's Degree In Computer Science, Entirely Online
Senate approval on the House's bad cybersecurity bill CISPA seems unlikely
Following Tim Cook's announcement that Apple will bring Mac manufacturing to the U.S., Foxconn says it plans to expand U.S. operations

This Is The Worst Resume Ever

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When you're up against hundreds of applicants for a job, it's crucial to have a resume that, at the very least, doesn't jeopardize your chances of making it into the first round. We've compiled the worst resume blunders as advised by career experts, and formatted these mistakes into the "worst...
This Is The Worst Resume Ever

Doctor appointment booking site ZocDoc issues convertible note for $55M

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New York-based ZocDoc, a company that helps patients find nearby doctors and book medical appointments online, has already raised more funding than most startups in health tech. But the company plans to fill its coffers with even more cash. The company, which has raised about $95 million in venture financing,...
Doctor appointment booking site ZocDoc issues convertible note for $55M
In Paywalls We Trust: How The Magazine Industry Can Weather The Coming Digital Transition
iPad book publisher Open Air raises $800k, adds iPhone support

Romney winning the social media war? Nope

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PowerLine, take it away: “THE LEFT IS GETTING CLOBBERED ON TWITTER.” Mashable, dunk it: “Ultimately, [Romney campaign digital lead Zac] Moffatt has plenty of respect for the Obama digital squad, but thinks his team of dozens of digital employees is just as good, if not better.” Welcome to what may...
Romney winning the social media war? Nope

An Inside Look At The World's Top Business Schools

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WORLD'S BEST BUSINESS SCHOOLS A degree from a top business school can mean a higher salary and a dream job. But where you get your MBA from matters. And when you’re about to drop, say, $200,000 on a MBA—especially in this economy—you want to be sure that you’re spending...
An Inside Look At The World's Top Business Schools

Current: Meme Tracker With Data Visualizations

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While in New York earlier this month, I attended New York University's annual ITP Spring Show. ITP (Interactive Telecommunications Program) is a graduate program for communications studies and the Spring Show is a chance for students to showcase their interactive projects. I saw everything from Matrix-like interactive squiddies, to a...
Current: Meme Tracker With Data Visualizations

Need a doctor? Doximity and U.S. News are latest to help patients search for physicians

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Doximity, a health startup often referred to as a “LinkedIn for doctors” is taking its first step into consumer territory.  On Monday, the San Mateo-based company said it was partnering with U.S. News & World Report for a new online “Doctor Finder” service. The web is already full of...
Need a doctor? Doximity and U.S. News are latest to help patients search for physicians

Which iPhone app may get you into Stanford? The one you make

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Standing out from the crowd of applicants vying to get into Stanford University’s Computer Science undergraduate program is no easy task. That’s not surprising, given the high rankings Stanford has: U.S. News rated it No. 2 for Computer Science in 2012, for example. With such a reputation, the competition for...
Which iPhone app may get you into Stanford? The one you make

Go Ahead and Short Your 'InTrade Will Come Back' Contract

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Cross-posted from While most of you are busily reading about the latest effort from U.S. News to calculate with the incalculable, applying its formula to tease out razor-thin distinctions between law schools, you're missing the demise of the once lauded Internet prediction site, InTrade. What were the odds? Over...
Go Ahead and Short Your 'InTrade Will Come Back' Contract

Sticking It To The (Camera) Man: Inventor Develops License Plate Frame That Defeats Red Light Cameras

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Tech is all about disruption. When a problem presents itself, someone will find a way to route around it. Red light cameras, the controversial jackpot generators favored by certain law enforcement agencies, are the problem. The solution? Jonathan Dandrow has developed noPhoto, which renders the pix snapped by those revenue-generating...
Sticking It To The (Camera) Man: Inventor Develops License Plate Frame That Defeats Red Light Cameras
Google Apps welcomes ivy league Penn to Gmail

U.S. News rankings: Best Fine Arts Schools http://su.pr/2txSLD

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Google announces over 20 million Apps for Education users

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As noted on the Official Google Blog, Google has now reached 20 million students using its Google Apps for Education products and in celebration of World Teachers’ Day on Friday, the company posted some stats to highlight the product’s success. It is also highlighting amazing teachers on its Google...
Google announces over 20 million Apps for Education users

Is this plagiarism? A new web extension can help answer that question

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Suspicious about the origins of an article you’re reading online? A new browser extension and website, Churnalism U.S., claims to help detect plagiarism by comparing web content to Wikipedia and a database of press releases. Churnalism was built by the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that aims to make...
Is this plagiarism? A new web extension can help answer that question

14 Terrible LinkedIn Mistakes You're Making

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There are some things you just shouldn't do on LinkedIn. Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students. She makes sure candidates are putting their best feet forward on...
14 Terrible LinkedIn Mistakes You're Making

Google’s Chief Economist: “Newspapers Have Never Made Much Money From News”

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Earlier today, Google chief economist gave a presentation to an FTC workshop on the changing economics of the newspaper industry. We all know that newspaper ad revenues have been falling off a cliff for years. Many media companies blame Google and are trying to put the genie back in...
Google’s Chief Economist: “Newspapers Have Never Made Much Money From News”

Bad news for cord cutters: Al Jazeera America won't be live streamed online

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Cord cutters won’t be able to tune into Al Jazeera America, the new cable news network that was announced Wednesday in conjunction with the news that Al Jazeera has purchased Al Gore’s Current.tv. At least not live, anyway: An Al Jazeera America spokesperson confirmed Thursday that the network won’t be...
Bad news for cord cutters: Al Jazeera America won't be live streamed online
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