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Slacker Radio Pumps Public Radio


Not content with streaming radio, or over 21-artist stations, or ESPN and ABC coverage, Slacker Radio introduced Public Radio programming today in Partnership with American Public Media.
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Check out the JumpForward app on Shark Tank



The JumpForward app simplifies the college recruiting process for both high school athletes and college coaches, and makes sure that coaches play by the rules when communicating with perspective players.

“JumpForward provides proactive recruiting and compliance software solutions to the sports industry via the web and mobile applications on BlackBerry and iPhone. JumpForward provides athletes, parents, coaches and administrators the freedom to manage all their communications (voice, video, text) from their mobile device; proactively preventing compliance violations and increasing efficiencies at the same time. JumpForward also educates high-school athletes and parents to help them navigate the recruiting process, ensure eligibility and search for over 50,000 college coaches.”

The app will be featured on ABC’s Shark Tank tonight at 8pm EST.

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ABC refuses to pay BlackBerry overtime


ABC LogoJust when we thought the workplace was getting more progressive about these sort of things, ABC has gone and forced its writers to sign a waiver that they won’t charge overtime for BlackBerry usage. The Writers Union has stepped in, advising members not to sign the waiver, forcing ABC to begin recalling some of the devices. This is a hot-button topic for those who live and die by the thumb… few want to be at work 24 hours a day, but it has become the standard in many workplaces and raised expectations to inhumane levels. How are things set up in your office? Is it frowned upon if you don’t check your BlackBerry at 10 PM?