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Instant Communication May Be Leading to Poor Writing Habits

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September 5, 2012
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Texting may make it easy to communicate quickly, but it could be having a deep effect on formal writing, educators warn.


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Celebrity Trainers to the Stars Team Up With Microsoft Xbox

Celebrity Trainers to the Stars Team Up With Microsoft Xbox

TheStreet (Jan. 9, 2014) — Microsoft has introduced the future of fitness. Jill Malandrino meets with Dave McCarthy of Microsoft's Xbox unit and Tracy Anderson, celebrity trainer to stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Molly Sims and Gwyneth Paltrow,for a product review on Xbox Fitness. Experience the world's best workouts with instant, personalized feedback right in your home. Train with Jillian Michaels, Tracy Anderson, P90X, Insanity and more. Dave and Tracy show how Xbox Fitness can help you overcome motivational and social challenges and achieve a healthier lifestyle.
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Tennis Technology That Keeps an Eye on the Court

Tennis Technology That Keeps an Eye on the Court

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 8, 2015) — An Israeli company has developed a low cost computer vision based tracking and analysis system for amateur tennis players. Called Smart Court, the system provides instant replay, line calls and performance analysis - tools that until now have been only been accessible to the world's tennis elite. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Text Etiquette: How to Text Without Misinterpretation

Text Etiquette: How to Text Without Misinterpretation

TheStreet (June 20, 2014) — Texting is a quick way to talk on the go but 51% have been disappointed by a text. A Vonage study found that the telephone whether mobile or landline is still the preferred method of communication by many. That's because the tone and emotion in a person's voice helps to paint a complete picture. If a conversation requires more than one follow up question, it's a sign that you may want to call instead of text. Even the tech savvy millennial calls to gab about special events. Although it varies, important news like engagement, anniversaries, Mother's Day, Graduation and the Birth of a child are all occasions that warrant a phone call. Video provided by TheStreet
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