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Infographic: LA vs SF – Where do tech workers have it better?

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Over the last couple years, startups have increasingly passed over longtime tech epicenter SF in favor of the burgeoning startup scene in the sunny south. Intrigued, the team at tech career marketplace Hired.com decided to dig a little deeper in an attempt to figure out where the urban living is best for techies. Which city offers the ideal combo of ... Read More »

Infographic: Evolution of the Modern Restaurant

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This infographic shows a number of amazing technologies that are used in restaurants today. Created by POS software company Bepoz, this infographic touches on point of sale systems and all kinds of other hi-tech items used in restaurants today. From futuristic food delivery systems to social media integration in restaurants, this infographic has it all. Not only do you get ... Read More »

Instagram: From Zero to $1 Billion in 17 Months

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When Instagram launched its first app in October 2010, it did not strike most people as the kind of startup that would be acquired for $1 billion. Designers at Visually have compiled an infographic that documents the startup’s journey from photo app to $1 billion startup using, appropriately, Instagram photos. Brought to you by Visual.ly via Mashable. Brought to you ... Read More »

The Evolution of Programming

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Technological innovation begins with the code. The programming languages that developers use to create the applications we now find commonplace evolve faster than ever before. Hardware and infrastructure on both ends of the programmers world create a more efficient and ideal environment for code development. What once was reserved for only the most passionate of programmers has become an open ... Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About CES

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The International Consumer Electronics Show is the biggest tech event of the year, with an expected 140,000+ visitors and 2,700 exhibitors who are planning more than 20,000 product announcements over a 4 day period. Sortable.com wanted to take a look at the history of CES and just how big the show really is. Brought to you by Sortable.com. Brought to ... Read More »

The Best Christmas Presents For Your Web Page

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The Holiday Season isn’t just about providing greats deals to your visitors. If you give yourself the gift of great winter website improvements, it will benefith both you and your customers. Learn the most important elements of your website and discover how to improve them for better conversion rates and a better Christmas! Brought to you by mintleafstudio.com.au. Brought to ... Read More »

The Cyber Thieves That Stole Christmas

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With the shopping “holidays” of Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, the National Retail Federation predicts that up to 152 million people will be hitting stores looking for deals. As you search for deals, keep in mind that the slew of information being shared this weekend creates a prime opportunity for hackers to steal personal data. Some ... Read More »

How To Get A Job In Tech

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With the country still deep in recession, the jobs situation seems to be worsening with each passing day. Americans are seriously hurting, and with through-the-roof unemployment combined with stagnant wages, large-scale economic recovery seems a long ways off. A few industries, however, seem impervious to decline, and tech is one of those industries. Indeed, with Android and iPhone sales raging ... Read More »

Where Tech is Born

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Sometimes, new discoveries come at the most unexpected times in the most unexpected settings. So how do you create such an environment catering to both? This infographic shows just how tech is born, highlighting MIT Media Labs, the leader in such the field. Brought to you by onlinephd.org. Brought to you by onlinephd.org Read More »

British car buyers are having a haggle again

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British motorists could save a staggering £1.48 billion between them each year – if only they negotiated a lower price for their new car. And a growing number intend to do so: last September, 54% of car buyers questioned by Sainsbury’s Finance said that they will haggle ‘hard’ or ‘very hard’ to get a better deal, up from 47% in ... Read More »

9.5 Million Students Without Digital Acces at Home

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Microsoft launched a three-year program to ensure that 1 million students from low-income families in the United States receive the benefits of software, hardware and broadband Internet service. Brought to you by Microsoft. Brought to you by Microsoft Read More »

What’s Driving Gas Prices Today

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Pump pains: What’s Driving Gas Prices Today? Every day a number of factors affect the fluctuating price of retail gas. We explore what those factors are and why they change. Brought to you by 1bog.org   Brought to you by 1bog.org Read More »

iPhone 5 Rumors and Roadmap

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Apple products are notorious for speculation before launch – mainly because Apple is so secretive about any of the details of a product before launch. The iPhone 5 is no exception. Everything from the launch date to the features available have had recent speculation. Yet another iPhone prototype was potentially lost in a bar – just like the iPhone 4. ... Read More »

Are You Addicted to Angry Birds?

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Angry Birds debuted in 2009 and has been downloaded over 300 million times. It’s on track to reach 1 billion downloads in the not too distant future. And here’s where it gets shocking ̶̶ people play Angry Birds 200 million minutes per day! That’s equal to 16 years of game playevery hour of every day! Brought to you by aytm.com. Read More »

Mobile Security & Malware Protection

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Did you know Smartphones are the most popular new target for threats such as malware and data theft? Our illustrators have been busy coming up with this snazzy infographic – loads of interesting info in there and some stats that might surprise you! Brought to you by bullguard.com. Read More »

IT Security

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There are a number of tools to fight negligence, including education, executing best practices and vigilance. More challenging is increasing data protection amid the surge in malicious attacks coming from inside and outside the organization. What’s encouraging? Ponemon says more companies are being proactive about data protection. The infographic below, produced by SEO.com for Dell, gives a bit more context for the ... Read More »

Understanding the 4C’s of Diamonds

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When buying loose diamonds online or at a local jeweler, it is important to understand how they are evaluated. You can ensure the maximum value and quality of your selection by learning about the most important characteristics of a diamond – carat, color, clarity, cut, and shape. Our visual guide to the four c’s of diamonds below provides a simple ... Read More »

Speech Recognition – How We Talk to Computers

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When science fiction writers first started imagining the robots of the future in the early 20th century, one of their prerequisite features was always that they’d be able to understand human speech. One hundred years later, though robotic butlers are still a ways off, scientists have indeed developed sophisticated automatic speech recognition software (ASR) that allows us to communicate with ... Read More »

Google vs. Apple: Who’s Winning in the Tech Industry Land Grab?

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It’s no secret that Google and Apple are fierce competitors, but who’s making the smartest moves when it comes to acquiring intellectual property and adding new technology to their arsenals? A look at Google’s and Apple’s more recent major acquisitions provides some interesting insight. Brought to you by gplus.com. Read More »