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Tips for Solving Your Sequester Flight Delay Woes
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The sequester, a series of federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, forced the FAA to cut employees’ hours by approximately 10% — air traffic controllers included. That loss is already causing cascading delays originating in some of the country’s busiest airspace, including New York and Los Angeles. Indeed, the Federal Aviation Administration […]

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Focus Twist Turns Your iPhone Into a Lytro Camera
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A new mobile app called Focus Twist mimics the experience of Lytro’s focus-shift technology on your iPhone, allowing you to change the focal point of a photo after snapping a shot. To create a photo, the app captures a number of different images of the same scene, focusing on a different object in each one. […]

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Can Social Media Predict the NFL Draft?
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With weeks of speculation, rumor-mongering and paranoid misinformation leaks, the NFL Draft is riddled by smoke screens and uncertainty But what if social media holds all the true answers? That’s the premise of some algorithmic number-crunching done by the online marketing company iProspect. The firm tracked mentions on Facebook, Twitter, blogs, message boards and other […]

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Study Finds Voice-to-Text Apps Don't Increase Driver Safety
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In an effort to be a safer driver, many people, myself included, have started using voice-to-text mobile apps like Siri to keep two hands on the steering wheel However, a new study by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute finds using voice-to-text apps to send and receive text messages while driving don’t increase driver safety. Christine […]

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Ad networks’ dominance in mobile advertising is at an end
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Facebook, Pandora and Twitter mobile ad sales soar, IDC says.

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Facebook gives mobile company Pages a new look
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It’s the first move in Facebook’s new mobile-first design strategy.

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Tumblr tests mobile ads
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Consumers using the microblogging platform’s apps will see ads interspersed with blogs.

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Social Media Marketing in Times of Tragedy
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The age of digital marketing brings with it new challenges, including how to respond during a national tragedy. Remember, as recently as Sept. 11, 2001, we had no MySpace, much less Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. Except for email, no vehicle for …

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