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Cyber Monday 2012 Sets New Online Spending Records

By Jennifer Cobb

Almost $1.5 billion spent by consumers on Cyber Monday, November 26, 2012 If you weren’t one of the many brave individuals who participated in Black Friday last weekend, you may have been one of the millions who instead participated in Cyber Monday.  The numbers are in, and November 26, aka Cyber Monday, was the heaviest U.S. online spending day in history with $1.465 billion spent by consumers according to comScore, a global leader in measuring the digital world and preferred source of digital business analytics. Additional numbers from researchers: Up 16% from last year, $16.4 billion has been spent online to date this holiday season...

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GIS Day 2012: Discovering the World Through GIS

By CTN Staff

As we celebrate GIS Day today, it seems fitting that everyone’s attention has been on maps recently, especially with the election results last week and the devastation and recovery from superstorm Sandy. Perhaps without realizing it, everyone is taking advantage of the power of GIS. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) allow us to visualize vast amounts of data and information to better understand our physical world, political events, cultural changes, disasters, and much more. GIS Day celebrates the use of GIS to analyze diverse topics in local, state, federal, and international applications. From the breakdown of...

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