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Is it the End of the Web as We Know it?

(daniweb.com): Content producers need to get creative. They can't simply repurpose the same content for different platforms. We all know by now that newspapers didn't succeed when they made the same content available on the web as in print. And newspapers are still struggling to find revenue-generating means of getting their content to consumers via mobile devices.
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Tablets Pave the Way Towards a Consumer Electronics Golden Age

(softpedia.com): The hype surrounding mobile electronics has already reached very high levels, and IT companies are quite eager to make the best of the rapid popularity rise that such things as tablets, smartphones and e-readers benefit from. Still, there are some entities on the IT market that don't just look at the marketing value of new device types, but also at their potential to become game changers. Freescale seems to be especially mindful of what the latest consumer electronics can lead to, which is why it decided to throw a close glance at what the consumer base expects.
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The Spin Cycle in Scientific Publishing: Is It Necessary to Have Positive Results to Get Published?

(medscape.com): Although the authors acknowledged that results of a trial could affect how fast results are published, and in what type of journal, another issue that deserves attention is the perception by many authors that "negative results" are not worth publishing. Aside from deliberate spin to garner a financial and/or competitive advantage, there is the pragmatic reason of trying to "sell" the abstract and paper to journal editors and their reviewers.
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Half of college students intend e-reader purchase for next year, according to survey

(collegenews.com): e-readers are becoming increasingly popular on campus. Whether or not that's because students are genuinely gravitating toward the portable electronic devices, or because many campuses are increasingly requiring campus-goers to obtain them for classroom use, is up for debate. One thing is for certain, though: According to The Independent, 50 percent of college students say they intend to pick up an e-reader by next year.
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Cloud computing becoming preferred method of backup, disaster recovery

(edlconsulting.com): Small- and medium-sized companies with fewer IT resources than larger firms previously shied away from using cloud computing or any new technology. However, it's become clear that it has actually saved its users substantial funds, which makes it an attractive option for SMBs of all kinds.
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