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How to design the perfect infographic

Thanks largely due to the fact that more information is at our fingertips now than at any point in human history, weve entered into an age where both of the following statements are true: People are consuming more content online than ever before;Fewer and fewer people are actually willing to spend time reading that content. According to a study reported on by Slate, roughly 38% of people who click on an article or blog post online dont actually make it past the headline.
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Need cash? Azimo lets recipients sort out money transfer headaches

Azimo is mainly used by immigrants in the Eurozone to send money home to relatives in emerging markets in Central and Eastern Europe, West Africa, South Asia, the Philippines and Latin America. Reuters BERLIN: UK-based online money transfer firm Azimo is turning the process of sending remittances on its head by allowing mobile phone and computer users to send cash to any mobile phone number via text message, leaving it up to the recipient to claim the money.
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How to design the perfect infographic

Thanks largely due to the fact that more information is at our fingertips now than at any point in human history, weve entered into an age where both of the following statements are true: People are consuming more content online than ever before;Fewer and fewer people are actually willing to spend time reading that content. According to a study reported on by Slate, roughly 38% of people who click on an article or blog post online dont actually make it past the headline.
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Consumers want to buy cars on the web

Take a tour: BMW in January launched an augmented reality app, developed by Accenture, that will enable anyone with a Google Tango-enabled handset to take a virtual tour of a BMW i8 or i3 designed to their specifications. AFP Relaxnews The overwhelming majority of consumers are now happy to look to the Internet when researching a car to buy.
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ACLU enrolls in startup school Y Combinator

The American Civil Liberties Union will learn how to turn the $24 million it raised over the weekend into growth and progress with help from top Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator. The ACLU will be part of the winter batch of companies in YC, where it will receive mentorship, a network of powerful connections in tech and a chance to present itself to investors on Demo Day.
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Peer5 leverages viewers’ devices for a P2P approach to streaming video

Anyone whos tried to watch a popular show like Game of Thrones online has probably had moments where everything pauses and youre stuck watching a spinning wheel or blinking dots as the streaming service strugglesto handle viewer demand. Peer5, one of the startups in the current class at incubator Y Combinator, is working to solve this problem in fact, its already signed up customers like Premier League football (a.k.a.
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