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How Social Media Can Help Your Event Marketing Strategy

November 19, 2014<p>Share<p>Have you ever hosted a party and promoted it on Facebook? That’s social media event marketing, but there’s a lot more to it …

Marketing

5 dangerous apps you don’t know your kids are using

If you're a parent or a grandparent, you know kids pick up the latest technology lightning fast. Of course, that means the children in your life can also be using apps and visiting sites that are totally inappropriate for their ages. Worse yet, you might not even realize it.<p>Let’s look at five …

Meet the Startup That Wants to Deliver Your Deliveries (Video)

Parcel is Uber for missed deliveries before you miss them.<p>If you live in a big city these days, there’s a delivery startup for everything: groceries; weed; and even meals from restaurants that don’t offer their own delivery.<p>Now there’s a startup called Parcel that — wait for it — wants to deliver …

German cattle ranchers killed by guerrillas in Paraguay

<b>A German couple who had been farming in Paraguay for 30 years have been found shot dead at their ranch in the north of the country.</b><p>Roberto Natto and Erika Reiser, both in their 60s, had been kidnapped and shot several miles from their ranch.<p>Government officials say they were killed by a left-wing …

The Disneyland Measles Outbreak Likely Came From Overseas

An outbreak of measles that began in California’s Disneyland is likely to have come from overseas, health officials said Thursday.<p>The highly …

South Africa shaken by anti-immigrant riots

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities have re-established order — for now — in Soweto and other Johannesburg townships, after a week of …

11 hurt when Chicago-bound bus crashes near Kenosha

KENOSHA, Wis. -- Police say 11 people were hurt but none seriously when a bus crashed Saturday night on Interstate Highway 94 in southeastern Wisconsin.<p>The Kenosha County sheriff's office says the coach-style commercial bus was returning from Milwaukee to the Chicago area when the driver suffered …

43 Philippine commandos killed in battle with Muslim insurgents

At least 43 Philippine police commandos were killed in a fierce battle with Muslim guerrillas after launching an assault in which they may have killed one of south-east Asia’s most-wanted terrorists, officials said on Monday.<p>A police special action force member remained missing while 11 others were …

Extremism

Bitcoin's first licensed US exchange opens with approval from 25 states

Virtual currency bitcoin is starting to get its act together. A startup funded with $106 million from the New York Stock Exchange as well as banks and venture capital firms, is set to launch the first licensed US bitcoin exchange. Coinbase reckons it'll add increased security to traders as well as …

Cryptocurrency

Ebola 'has killed a third of the world’s chimpanzees and gorillas’

Ebola has wiped out a third of the world’s chimpanzee and gorilla populations since the 1990s, conservationists warn<p><b>Ebola</b> has wiped out a third of the world’s chimpanzee and gorilla populations, and could threaten the survival of these already endangered great apes, conservationists have warned.<p>The …

Woman calls herself a 'servant of Allah,' faces sentencing for ISIS plan

<b>Golden, Colorado (CNN) —</b> A Colorado resident who pleaded guilty to wanting to join ISIS jihad has adopted a new Muslim first name and prepared a new hairstyle for her sentencing Friday.<p>Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, now prefers to go by Amatullah, she told CNN during a visit to her jailhouse the day …

Abercrombie to Remove Logos From Most Clothing

Teens Have Shown a Preference for Unmarked Gear<p>It's about to get a lot harder to tell who is wearing Abercrombie & Fitch.<p>The teen retailer that built a lucrative business selling A&F emblazoned T-shirts and hoodies at premium prices is going to be logo-free in North America come spring.<p>The move …