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Basic Personal Branding Mistakes

Utilizing the web to showcase yourself is simple, shoddy and powerful – yet even the best online personalities are not without their imperfections. Building an online character is basic in the event that you need your own branding activities to pay off. Here’s a breakdown of regular individual branding mistakes:   1). Irregularity   Many name and picture varieties.   ... Read More »

Social media apps have changed the way parents, college students keep in touch

Every Sunday evening when she was in college, Vicki Ganniger took a roll of quarters to a pay phone and called home. “We called our parents once a week on Sundays,” said Ganniger, who graduated from Quincy University in Illinois 26 years ago. “That was the rule.” Now, Ganniger keeps in touch with her daughter, Katie, a freshman at Columbia ... Read More »

Yes You Can Now Actually Get a Degree in Being a ‘Social Media Influencer’

Fashion enthusiasts looking to get the perfect Instagram shot or to boost their social media followings and engagement can now get a degree in being a social media influencer from Condé Nast Italia’s “Social Academy.” According to WWD, the “certified postgraduate degree academic program” — which will be taught with support from Milan’s SDA Bocconi School of Management — is geared towards those with aspirations of becoming ... Read More »

Popular apps with social media features that you may have missed

Apps with no background in social media have started incorporating some mode of communication to keep users hooked up longer, and share more with friends. New Delhi: Most smartphone users rely on messengers WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger or social media apps such or Twitter or LinkedIn to chat, share photos, or even location with friends and family members. Interestingly, these features ... Read More »

Workforce technology gap needs to be addressed now

State leaders, from the education community to the Legislature and governor, recognize that our workforce faces a significant skill and preparedness gap when it comes to proficiency in the fields of information technology. While there are multiple public and private organizations working to address these needs, I think most would agree that solutions aren’t being implemented quickly enough or in ... Read More »

Humanizing Technology – Art Meets Science

Like a slow brewing revolt against the establishment (a trend we are seeing socially and politically around the world), the exponential advances in technology development are beginning to evoke a contra stance. A push-back. Not because we want less of them. In fact, our appetite for better, faster, cheaper technology – software and hardware – can only be described as ... Read More »

Want A Modern School System? Technology Is Not Enough

Technology in education offers the promise of individualized learning and improved outcomes for every student in America. It’s not a new idea. America’s first K-12 ed tech trials took place in 1966. Yet here we are — over 50 years later and still no consistency of success or failure when it comes to educational outcomes. When people first started talking about education technology in the ’70s, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update in India

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro receives Nougat update The new update bumps security patch to August It’s currently retailing at Rs. 29,999 Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro, the company’s first smartphone with 6GB RAM, is being upgraded to Nougat. The smartphone has reportedly started receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the company’s brand new UI version. Sammobile reports that Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro users in India ... Read More »

Alcatel A5 LED, A7 Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The Alcatel A7 price in India is Rs. 13,999 The Alcatel A5 LED price in India is Rs. 12,999 Both smartphones are exclusive to Amazon India TCL brand Alcatel on Thursday launched two smartphones in India – the A5 LED and the A7. Both smartphones will be exclusively available via Amazon India, with sales starting from 12:01pm on Friday, November 10. The Alcatel ... Read More »

iOS 11.1.1 Update Now Available to Download, Brings ‘i’ Autocorrect Fix and More

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 11.1.1 is available for iOS 11-compatible Apple devices It fixes issue that autocorrecter “i” with “A” and a special character Apple has also addressed issue with “Hey Siri” hotword Apple has released the iOS 11.1.1 update for all iOS 11-compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models. The update, which is now available to download, has notably fixed the annoying ... Read More »