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How Public Is Your Private Information? [Infographic]

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We share way too much personal information online. Sometimes, information that is not meant to be public is made without us even noticing. Even when we think we are being careful with our online data, but even some basic searches can piece your private life together. Want to know how? Check out this infographic:  … Read more »


Wyncode and Global Governance Advisors Launch Pitch Day to Focus on Corporate Governance

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Miami-based Wyncode is partnering with the Global Governance Advisors (GGA) to organize and sponsor a pitch day competition for Wyncode students who have created innovative startup proposals for digital technology solutions within the human capital and corporate governance space. The first pitch day competition winners will be announced on January 5th, 2015 at Wyncode headquarters in Miami,… Read more »


“Carol Of The Bells” Played On Vintage Computers is Epic [Video]

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Hurray! I found my new ringtone for the rest of the holiday season! What happens when you piece together a composition of the classic Christmas song “Carol of the Bells” using vintage computers that remind me of elementary school (okay, middle school)? You get this awesome video released by The Glasgow School of Art. They broke out… Read more »


5 Employee Metrics Vital to Growing Your Startup

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Your organization is growing fast. If you’re going to keep up with the changes, you’ll need the right employee data and metrics to measure success. Startups can use a variety of employee metrics to measure business growth. Metrics such as peer reviews and employee engagement levels provide valuable data to help identify current areas of… Read more »


3 Surefire Ways to Spook an Angel Investor

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Looking for funds to boost your startup company is not an easy job. You might feel enthusiastic about the whole plan and confident about giving it a concrete shape, but do your investors feel the same way? Are you knocking the right door while seeking venture capital? And most importantly, are you saying the right… Read more »



Women in Tech: Michelle Fox from Code for Progress

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The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in tech leaders to highlight their group’s mission, culture and events. The… Read more »


How Smart Luggage Will Change How You Travel [Infographic]

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There are many ways technology is providing solutions for travel experiences to be smooth and hassle free. More companies are companies are creating smart luggages to give travelers piece of mind and control. Here is an infographic of how this particular business will change how you travel:     How Smart Luggage Will Change Travel… Read more »



A Career Guide to Becoming a Computer Programmer or Engineer

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In a recent ranking of the highest-paying starting salaries per college major, lines of study connected to engineering or computing dominated most of the top spots. While this information is certainly useful for those wanting to get into some pretty lucrative fields post-college, it’s not particularly helpful for anyone whose considerations include whether they have… Read more »


9 Journalist Pet Peeves for Pitching

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In November, Fractl and BuzzStream released a study on how journalists like to be pitched, based on talking to 500 writers and editors. Now, they’ve collected 50 journalist pet peeves. Reporters from sites like TechCrunch, Mashable, and Wired all weighed in, and the results are clear: we’re a cynical, frustrated, and unforgiving bunch. Here are 9 of… Read more »


9 ways to Attract Visitors with Your Web Design

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Web design has a wide scope encompassing different aspects, from the basic website development to the more advanced maintenance and update. Every aspect of a good web design strategy synchronizes itself to produce a user-friendly website that attracts ample traffic and has a low bounce rate. Therefore, the basic goal of a website designer and… Read more »


Why Your Own Internal Business Apps Can Boost Productivity

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When a lot of businesses think about getting their own mobile apps made, they often consider this as a means of customer engagement. Apps can be very effective marketing tools, and can also allow your customers access to your services on-the- go, so it makes a lot of sense to consider them for these purposes…. Read more »


Choosing the Right Content Marketing Agency

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How do you choose the right content marketing agency for your business? After all, if you are hiring someone to create content for your business then more than likely you are not interested in writing content yourself. Which by default leads you to ask the inevitable questions most businesses have when they think about content… Read more »