Archive for September, 2011
Posted by Renee Schmidt

Seamless is set to acquire MenuPages after deal announcement this Monday.  Site redesign to follow.

“Seamless Acquires Menupages in” what they call the “Race for Restaurants”, according to the New York Times Technology section,

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Advances in algorithms are constantly recording your Internet activity and making choices that determine the content sent to you, without consulting you.

In the TED conference “Beware online “filter bubbles””, Eli Pariser explains why this is a big problem:

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

The hilarious promotional video above really got me thinking about Nintendo’s upcoming holiday season.

Because of the price cut the Japanese manufacturer made back at the end of July (now you can grab a 3DS for $169.99), it will be particularly interesting to see how Nintendo performs this holiday season.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

The “new” Facebook: lists, updated chat, timeline, privacy settings, unfriending info and Google+?

Everyone knows that the new Facebook took some tips from the guys at Google. And to be perfectly honest, although I’m not thrilled with what Google’s got going on right now in terms of social media it’s nice to see two rivals at work.

 
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Posted by Jesse Braunstein

Twitter and Politics: Candidates and committees to purchase full suite of Promoted Products. Is it artificial social media and fake viral? Yes, and we don’t like it… here’s why:

Let’s face it; nobody likes a sellout.

And after I enjoyed the combo of seriousness and witticism (great work @parislemon), in TechCrunch’s article titled “This Tweet Has Been Approved By… Political Ads Hit Twitter”, I wanted to lend a hand and put in my own two-cents.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

A student is sent to detention for standing by a preference for a Firefox browser… this is not an endorsement for Firefox but quite funny. Me? I’m a Chrome and IE girl :)

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

 

Physicist Jason Steffen cuts airplane boarding time in half.  Awesome video byte about efficiency during airplane boarding that saves millions of dollars!

I publish this post as I am en-route to Florida.  I am headed down south to Boca Raton and then Ft. Lauderdale with my friend Miguelina!  My gal pal Bryce will also be joining in a few days.  Woohoo –can’t wait! :)  

Traveling is mega fun, but of the airport, I can tell you first hand: NO ONE LIKES IT!  Whether you are a jet setter, a world traveler or you just enjoy getting away for an all too infrequent vacation (who doesn’t?), admittedly the airport is probably your least favorite part (it’s mine!).

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

While SheBytes has been tracking and hoping for the iPhone 5 for some time now, we’ve got some great news:

Apple will announce the iPhone 5 on October 4th!

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

SheBytes has done countless articles on crucial female topics such as gender inequality in the workplace, women and technology, where are the superwomen and embracing femininity.

It seems that despite the clear inequality that still exists between males and females in the workplace, very little has been done by companies which has been effective in remedying this issue.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

On the hunt for a job?  Social media self promotion can help!  With the current state of the job market, it’s natural for people who are about to enter the workforce and for the unemployed to panic. SheBytes wants to tell you one small thing:

Calm Down!

 
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