Coca Cola Blowout Para sa Bayan on Feb 4!

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Caloy, Coca-Cola President for Happiness, made an announcement about Coke’s Blowout Para Sa Bayan which will take place on February 4, 2012. Free Coke will be given to consumers on Saturday from 1:30 up to 4:30 p.m. only How to get a free Coke: Simply go to any participating establishment (listed below). Queue

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Pearson Backed Startup Alleyoop

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Pearson, one of the leading manufacturers of educational resources, is banking on their new program, called “Alleyoop,” to help produce more college graduates.  The company has speculated that, if only the two hundred million plus users who log into Facebook games every month would spend that time perusing learning opportunities,

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Why You Should be Wary of Health and Fitness Apps

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These days it seems like you can do just about anything with a smartphone or tablet.  You can use them to find restaurants, lodgings, and entertainment anywhere on the globe, and often you can even book your travel on the go via your favorite mobile device.  There are apps for

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Twitter May Censor Tweets in Individual Countries

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There has been a lot of controversy in the last couple of years over the issue of censorship, especially where communications and social media are concerned.  First Google got ousted from China because they refused to censor their search results as per government specifications.   Then there were all of the

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Google Privacy Policy Concerns

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In a recent blog announcement, Google execs managed to freak out privacy-conscious web surfers when they revealed that they are in the midst of rewriting their privacy policy, which will now consolidate their users’ information from all of Google’s services.  The freak out is primarily concerned with the fact that

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The Impact of Social Media on the Legal World

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You may have heard recently about the woman in New Jersey who came under prosecution for identity theft after posing as her ex-boyfriend online, via a Facebook page she created in his name in order to harm his reputation.  Or perhaps you caught the story about the Florida man who

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Zynga Takes on Online Gambling

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Anyone who frequents the Facebook has probably heard of Zynga, the online gaming magnate best known for cutesy games like FarmVille, CityVille, and just about any other “Ville” you can think of (um, Gagaville?  Yeah, that happened…).  But they also make an extremely popular game called Zyngapoker, which allows users

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Romantic iPhone Apps for Valentine’s Day

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Despite the fact that many people feel like Valentine’s Day is nothing more than a made-up holiday created to make money for florists, restaurants, and card companies, still February 14th is celebrated by just about anyone involved in a romantic relationship (and some that aren’t).  Even kids are expected to

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Will Education Go Paperless with the iPad?

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Apple’s recent announcement that they plan to reinvent the textbook via their iPad products – including a virtual bookstore and a brand new tool for creating books – has critics wondering if the corporation really has the power to create any lasting change, especially in the world of textbook publishing. 

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350K Textbook Sales Downloaded from iBooks in Past 3 Days

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Since Apple debuted its new iBooks 2 textbook store, the corporation, which now seeks to enter into the world of online textbook publishing, has seen more than 350,000 textbooks downloaded in only its first three days.  This would seem to indicate overwhelming success, based on trackers used by Apple. On

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