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Podcast July 26, 2014 : inGAGEing Women in Business and Granny’s Twitter Adventure

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inGAGE: Training Women in Business Leadership

Rachele DownsRachele DownsRachele J. DownsRachele Downs, VP of Entrepreneurial Strategy Inforum and the Inforum Center for Leadership explains how budding female entrepreneurs in Michigan can get a head start on the competition through inGAGE which provides training and networking to women who are launching a new business venture or having been established.  inGAGE is Inforum Center for Leadership’s strategy to position Michigan as the Midwest hub for high-growth, high- tech women entrepreneurs.

Inforum Center for Leadership Awarded Renewed Funding from MEDC for Entrepreneurial Strategies

inGAGE: Positioning Michigan as the Midwest Hub for High-Growth Women Entrepreneurs 

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Emily Hay

Emily Hay, CEO of Hay There Social Media and our Social Media expert shares what she gained from inFORUM until a certain little bundle of joy put things on hold for a while!

Ainsley McKenna


Grandma Gets Social Media, With a Passion

Natalie Yellin76 year old Farmington Hills resident Natalie Yellin made national headlines last fall when she became a “goodwill ambassador” for Square, a San Francisco-based company that operates software allowing virtually anyone to send and receive payments. Natalie is absolutely unfazed by the Internet, social media and all its intricacies.  Maybe you should be too!

Story in Oakland Press by David Phillips about Grandma Yellin’s Tweeting Adventure.

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Mike Brennan

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Galaxy S5

Foster’s Review of the Galaxy 5S Smartphone 

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Hour 2        Answering Listener Questions:

Gary, Ed, Foster

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IA Review of Samsung Galaxy 5

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The Galaxy S5 has been held up as the finest example of what Samsung has to offer in smartphones.  It’s big, fast, beautiful and functional.  However, I have to say that in this case I was surprised to find that not all that glitters is gold. Listen to this review for the full details. I […]

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Unlocking phones in the US will soon be legal

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The Verge By Jacob Kastrenakes on July 25, 2014 02:18 pm Email @jake_k Consumers in the US will soon be able to legally unlock their phones for use on other wireless networks. The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill this afternoon legalizing cell phone unlocking, following the lead of the US Senate earlier this summer. President Obama came out in support of […]

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Microsoft hands out 18,000 pink slips

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CNET  by Roger Cheng   @RogerWCheng July 17, 2014 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday laid out plans to cut as many as 18,000 jobs in the next year. The software titan had been widely expected to announce the cuts today, but the magnitude of the layoffs was surprisingly large. A vast majority of the cuts — 12,500 — will come […]

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Microsoft: Bye Bye Android

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CNET by Don Reisinger  July 17, 2014 6:31 AM PDT Microsoft exec Stephen Elop is making it abundantly clear: Microsoft has no intention of staying in the Android business. In a memo emailed to employees on Thursday, Elop said Microsoft’s devices business will concentrate “on the areas where we can add the most value” and noted that Nokia X […]

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