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Online newspaper readership climbs 16 percent

(http://news.cnet.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
Despite a virtual meltdown in the newspaper industry, the nation's top 10 online newspapers posted a 16 percent increase in December Web traffic. More>>>
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Education

Nobel Economist: Nationalize Failed Banks Now

(http://www.cnn.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Sweden (and several other countries) have shown that there is an alternative -- the government takes over those banks that cannot assemble enough capital through private sources to survive without government assistance. It is standard practice ... More>>>
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Why Automated Cars Will Arrive Sooner Than Expe...

(http://www.jumpthecurve.net) - scanned by: juldrich over 5 years ago
Consumers will demand self-driving cars. The question is: Will lawyers allow for it. More>>>
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Why Non-Profit Technology is Finally Beating Bu...

(http://como.typepad.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Non Profits have never been at the forefront of technology development or addoption. Large organizations were typically late to adopt current technology (CRM Systems, Blogs, Web Sites, E-Commemrce)compared to corporate business. However, times are... More>>>
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The_home

Finally, Renters Have Some Pull

(http://online.wsj.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
As the housing downturn deepens, rental rates are falling in many major U.S. cities, including New York and Los Angeles, and tenants are finding they have greater leeway to renegotiate their leases. More>>>
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The Secrets of Marketing in a Web 2.0 World

(http://online.wsj.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
Consumers are flocking to blogs, social-networking sites and virtual worlds. And they are leaving a lot of marketers behind. More>>>
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Harnessing the Power of the Oh-So-Social Web

(http://sloanreview.mit.edu) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
People are connecting with one another in increasing numbers, thanks to blogs, social networking sites like MySpace and countless communities across the Web. Some companies are learning to turn this growing groundswell to their advantage. More>>>
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Information

NYC Pairs with Google to Setup an Official Mirr...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Pairing with Google for its online mapping technology, New York City has (at last!) launched a state-of-the-art information center and comprehensive website to help visitors and others obtain the data they need about the city.  The new platfo... More>>>
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Technology

IBM Reaping the Benefits of Exceptional Foresight

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
With the steadily worsening economic climate taking a toll on most large technology companies, IBM is a rare exception to the rule.  Just yesterday the industry stalwart announced an impressive (especially under the circumstances) 12% rise in... More>>>
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Business_work

I.B.M. Tops Forecasts and Expects a Good 2009

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
I.B.M. reported a solid 12 percent gain in quarterly profits on Tuesday, bucking the trend of steep declines for many technology companies amid the economic downturn. Its strong performance in the fourth quarter, analysts say, mainly points to ... More>>>
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Does Wired's drastic weight loss point to ill h...

(http://www.guardian.co.uk) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
The technology industry is being hit by recession - and so is geek bible Wired magazine, it appears More>>>
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Redesigning A User Interface In The Open

(http://www.avc.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
Web 2.0 and interface design - a couple of Union Square Ventures portfolio companies re-design and engage the public in the process. More>>>
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