Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag, And More: Social Media RoundUp

Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag, And More: Social Media RoundUp

Editor’s Note: The Social Media RoundUp is a biweekly feature of Information Space. This post has been delayed because I just got ...

Ferguson Library: A Place for Community Amidst the Chaos

Ferguson Library: A Place for Community Amidst the Chaos

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on Virtual Dave....Real Blog. I have never been to Ferguson. I have never been to the Ferguson ...

IoT: How Some Experts View All That’s Ahead

IoT: How Some Experts View All That's Ahead

In this four-part series, #SUInternetOfThings, we have discussed a breakdown of what the Internet Of Things (IoT) is, based on a series ...

The Amazon Fire Phone: An Android Shopping Machine

The Amazon Fire Phone: An Android Shopping Machine

Amazon , the world's largest online retailer has become a mobile phone manufacturer! It launched itself into the field by creating an ...

Preparing for IoT: A Guide For Businesses, Organizations

Preparing for IoT: A Guide For Businesses, Organizations

In this four-part series, #SUInternetOfThings, we have been breaking down what the Internet Of Things (IoT) is based on, per a report ...

Pinterest Conversations, Facebook [Satire] Tag, And More: Social Media RoundUp

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IoT: How Some Experts View All That’s Ahead

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| August 5, 2014

Finding @HiddenCash – A Social Adventure

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Like many other Syracuse students, I am spending the summer in New York City. Hordes of kids from around the world are here working internships to build up experience in hopes of landing a job after graduation. Some internships pay surprisingly well, others pay less than nothing. Either way, the stereotypical intern loves nothing more than → Read More

| August 4, 2014

What’s Next for Dre Beats As Part of Apple?

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The entertainment world was surprised when Tim Cook of Apple decided to buy the world’s most respected loudspeaker/headphone company, Dre Beats. When Apple came up with its headphones for the iPod, over a decade ago, the product was considered then as the best audio output device ever. So looking at this acquisition, it really is not too surprising → Read More

| August 1, 2014

Concur + Airbnb + Uber: Transforming Business Travel

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Business expense and travel management company Concur has announced some new partnerships that should enable users to better manage expenses across a wider range of businesses. Those partnerships, with startups Airbnb and Uber, are designed to put Concur in a better position as the world of business travel changes. Integrating with those companies isn’t just about appealing → Read More

| July 31, 2014

Snapchat’s Road to Monetization, Already at a $10B Valuation

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Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snapchat, turned down an offer from Facebook to buy the company for $3 billion last November. Casual. The CEO claimed he was confident that Snapchat could do better and was not ready to be acquired.  At the time, critics thought he was crazy to turn down such a generous valuation but → Read More

| July 30, 2014

5 Reasons Not to Hate Celebrity Kickstarters

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When I received an email from Rolling Stone saying Neil Young was running a Kickstarter, I thought, “I wonder how many other celebrities have used Kickstarter..?’ I found plenty of them. But much to my surprise, there are many more negative stories about this trend than positive ones. Let’s take a brief look at this trend, → Read More

| July 29, 2014

Public Libraries Will Survive Despite Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited

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Can I tell you why I’m so excited about Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service? Because, aside from all my publications with academic presses and journals, I am an independent publisher. My book, Expect More, was published as a physical copy and digital copy through Amazon’s tools. What’s better, I’m automatically part of Kindle Unlimited, and maybe → Read More

| July 28, 2014

LA Summer Internship: Weeks 8 and 9

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It’s hard to believe that I’ve already been in Los Angeles two months. Time really does fly! With my summer internship at Farm League winding down, I’ve decided to start tackling a rather large project of my own… and make plans to go on a little road trip too! As always, if you have any → Read More

| July 25, 2014

Apple’s Swirling Rumors: a Smartwatch, iPhone 6 and News of iOS 8?

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Apple has been in the technology news for a while now. It first started with Apple acquiring Beats, and moved swiftly into the news about iOS 8 and the potential of an Apple Smart Watch. Now we are hearing early talk and predictions of the newest iPhone release. So what does Apple actually have in store → Read More

| July 23, 2014

3 Reasons Facebook’s Slingshot Will Not Succeed

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Snapchat rose to the top of the charts due to its simplicity. Snap a pic, and send it out. Sure the app has advanced in various ways but nothing too crazy or drastic. However, Facebook rose to the top for all of the opposite reasons. Facebook’s success has allowed it to buy out other companies → Read More

| July 22, 2014

6 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Using LinkedIn

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If you’re a typical college student, you’re probably not massively into LinkedIn. Not having had much, if any, professional experience, you wonder who to connect with and how to make your scanty profile look attractive. But once you score an internship, things are looking up for you on LinkedIn! Here are six ways you can make the most → Read More