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App Review: Evernote

December 10, 2014

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Dec. 10, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Evernote, as the name suggests, is a note-taking application, but that’s not all it does. It’s note-taking feature allows users to not only add text, but they also can add a reminder,...

Online shopping changes Black Friday purchasing trends

December 3, 2014

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Dec. 3, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Retailers saw relatively low consumer traffic in stores on Black Friday this year. Most major media outlets reported that the retailers saw a significant decrease in sales this year. Consumer...

Culture war brings vitriol to light

November 12, 2014

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Nov. 12, 2014 By Josh Hafemeister Twitter users may have seen the flurry of hashtags in recent weeks – Gamergate – the controversial culture war causing a stir in the online world. The movement started earlier this year...

Bullies easily find their victims on the new social media playground

October 29, 2014

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Oct. 29, 2014 By Natasha Hillman In our society, with more and more teens glued to their Facebook and Twitter accounts, the continuation of cyber-bullying rises. With the simple click of a “like,” peers can instantly...

Students work on developing portable 3-D map

October 29, 2014

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Oct. 29, 2014 By Rumasa Noor UW-Whitewater students Alexandar Repsold and Steve Smith are working on a project that involves creating a 3-D map for visually impaired. The two students, with the help of UW-W alumnus and...

Cyber security: Insight and tips to keep devices safe

October 23, 2014

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Oct. 23, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Cyber security is an ever-growing issue in modern day and age. People are at more risk on the Internet than they realize. In order to spread awareness about these risks, Department of Homeland...

New social networking site a threat to Facebook?

October 8, 2014

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Oct. 8, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Social networking websites have become increasingly popular in the past few years. They have become a major medium of communication as more and more people are using them to connect with other...

Students prepare for Elevator Pitch Contest

October 8, 2014

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Oct. 8, 2014 By Rumasa Noor UW-Whitewater provides multiple opportunities for students to hone their entrepreneurial skills. One of these opportunities is the Elevator Pitch Contest. UW-W’s Collegiate Entrepreneurs...

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