Now Easier to Find What You're Looking For on Pinterest

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Today, Pinterest announced that it has expanded its discovery tool to make what you are looking for much easier. Users will now be able follow specific interests in addition to following specific users. This update follows the previous search tool launch that was announced in April that suggests sub-categories based on the user’s initial search term. Learn more about the updates on Pinterest’s blog.

The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014

“It’s been a while since I’ve seen a solid independent survey of HR tech trends that will affect the workplace in 2014. The Information Services Group III -1.1% (ISG), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, recently conducted the ‘Industry Trends in Human Resources Technology and Service Delivery Survey’. Released in February 2014, the survey presents findings, which, while not surprising, should be top of mind for leaders and talent managers everywhere.”
Read the Full Article on Forbes “The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014“.

Twitter Acquires Commerce Startup CardSpring

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Last Wednesday, Twitter announced that they have officially acquired the commerce startup CardSpring.
“CardSpring is a startup that helps merchants connect to publishers to create online-to-offline promotions. The company bills itself as a company that lets businesses “build apps for payment cards.” The idea is that you can add a coupon or a promotion directly to your method of payment, meaning that buying a distinct product — or even shopping at a particular store — can trigger an action or discount when done on a specific payment method.” Read the full article on Mashable.

Amazon Officially Unveils Kindle Unlimited Subscription Service

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On Friday, Amazon unveiled their newest service an ebook subscription service named Kindle Unlimited.
“The service promises access to 600,000 books in the Kindle reading library that members can read on their Kindle ereaders and tablets, iOS and Android devices and on Windows and Mac desktops and laptops. The service will also offer unlimited access to 2,000 audio books from Audible.”
Read the full story on Mashable.

Welcome to UMSL Digital Mindshare

Welcome to UMSL Digital Mindshare, the blog all about what is happening in the social and digital community in St. Louis. You will also find information on upcoming digital, social, and community events in the surrounding St. Louis area, the latest technology news, and what UMSL Students and Alumni are up to.
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