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Google Might Change Google.com and Make Using the Internet Way Better

 Kyle Wagner As a fashionable internet denizen, you do not use a homepage, probably. You open a new browser window or tab, and you’re met with your Chrome apps, or … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unknown BlackBerry 10 devices hits the FCC with LTE support in tow, likely the Z10

By Daniel Bader on December 30, 2012 at 6:38pm in Mobile News If there’s one thing that we can rely on with impending North American phone releases, it is that the FCC will … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

VC Roger McNamee slams Android’s ‘profitless prosperity’ |CNET News

“The threat to Apple is that they forget their power and success comes from selling hardware. If Android gets too much unit volume, it’s a mistake,” McNamee says. by Dan Farber … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tale of two realities: Government not held to standard it demands of business

Do as I do, not as I say. For years, we’ve heard chatter in the business community that there’s no rhyme or reason around which businesses receive government support and … Continue reading

May 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Acquires Skype for $8.5 Billion

After rumors that first Facebook and then Microsoft were in talks to acquire Skype, the latter announced that it has acquired the VoIP giant for $8.5 billion in cash. Skype … Continue reading

May 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Nears $7 Billion-Plus Deal for Skype

Read This Article on the Wall Street Journal By ANUPREETA DAS And NICK WINGFIELD Microsoft Corp. is close to a deal to buy Internet phone company Skype Technologies SA for … Continue reading

May 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

HOW TO: Get Your Employees On Board With Your Social Media Policy

Maria Ogneva is the Head of Community at Yammer, where she is in charge of social media, community programs, internal education and engagement. You can follow her on Twitter, her … Continue reading

May 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

[SCAM ALERT] The BLOODIEST Fight EVER – BANNED FROM TV!

Here we see the end game of a typical Facebook Survey Scam. Each time someone completes a survey, the scam creator gets a commission. The scam creator will possibly have your … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

14 Best Practices for Long-Term Social Media Success

Brian Solis is principal of Altimeter Group, a leading research-based advisory firm. Brian is also the author of the all-new Engage!, an award-winning guide for businesses to build and measure … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

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  • Would Angus MacLean or Robert Stanfield vote for Harper? April 29, 2011
    by Teresa Doyle on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 1:57pm I grew up in a fiercely loyal conservative household. These two men were held in the highest regard. They were Progressive Conservatives we could all be proud of. Angus MacLean realized how dangerous nuclear power could be. Harper fired the head of Atomic Energy Canada for doing her job. She insisted that […]
  • IPTypewriters: Last manufacturing plant shuts down production April 26, 2011
      The final typewriter manufacturer shuts down in Mumbai BY: Brett Register CATEGORY: Trending Now An old manual typewriter is seen in Finca de Vigia, the villa where author Ernest Hemingway lived outside Havana, Cuba (Credit: GETTY) (CBS / What's Trending) Today in Mumbai the doors to the final typewriter manufacturing company Godrej and Boyce closed i […]
  • Five Years of Harper – Broken Promises April 21, 2011
    Technorati Tags: Five years of Harper,Election 2011 2006 Conservative Platform: 1. Require ministers and senior government officials to record their contacts with lobbyists. Government Action: Broken 2. Prohibit nominated candidates or MPs seeking re-election from accepting large personal gifts. Government Action: Broken. 3. Ban the use of trust funds to fin […]
  • What to do if you are being bullied April 19, 2011
    Cyberbullying sometimes escalates to serious situations, especially if the victim is lacking information when it comes to dealing with cyberbullies. Below are some things you can do to resolve or at the very least limit the damage of cyberbullying: * Refrain from Responding: Defending yourself from a cyberbully attack may seem like a natural response, but th […]
  • Dr. Harper’s New and Improved Medicare « Murray Dobbin's Blog April 17, 2011
    Medicare is turning out to be the sleeper issues in this election as Canadians continue to say that public health care – universal, comprehensive, publicly administered care, transferable across provincial lines – is their most important election issue, even more important than the economy. And is the economy that Harper has based his whole campaign on – aft […]
  • Best divorce letter & answer November 17, 2010
      Dear wife:        I'm writing you this letter to tell you that I'm leaving you forever. I've been a good man to you for 7 years & I have nothing to show for it. These last 2 weeks have been terrible. Your boss called to tell me that you quit your job today & that was the last straw.         Last week, you came home & didn't […]
  • Seal Caucus–Rick Mercer Rant!!! October 15, 2010
    It seems to me that the media is a little too obsessed with how controlling Stephen Harper is.  I don't really get this debate.  I mean, can we blame the Conservatives for wanting this in a leader?  A man who is firmly in control?  Because Stephen Harper is all that and a bag of chips.  And his idea to scrap the long form census is a perfect example of […]
  • NEW BOUTIQUE DISC JOCKEY COMPANY LAUNCHES IN OTTAWA October 14, 2010
    by Pulse Entertainment on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:26pm Pulse Entertainment promises a new standard of quality, style and sophistication for the “take no chances” customer (Ottawa) October 12, 2010 – MELDAN Entertainment Inc. is proud to announce the official launch of Pulse Entertainment. Pulse Entertainment is an Ottawa-based boutique business pro […]
  • Subject: DR Oz advice H1N1 October 30, 2009
    Subject: DR Oz advice H1N1 The following advice, given by Dr. Oz, makes a lot of sense and is important for all to know: The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. In a global epidemic of this nature, it's almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions. Contact with H1N1 is not so much of a problem […]
  • RED SKELTON'S RECIPE FOR THE PERFECT MARRIAGE September 10, 2009
    1. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship. She goes on Tuesdays, I go on Fridays.2. We also sleep in separate beds. Hers is in California and mine is in Texas.3. I take my wife everywhere..... but she keeps finding her way back.4. I asked my wife where she wanted to go for our anniversary. "Some […]

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  • How to Present Your Google Slides Slideshow Presentation September 19, 2017
    It's one thing to create an effective Google Slides presentation. It's another thing to present the slideshow you created. Before you give your presentation, do some preparation work first. You need to understand what sort of slideshow presenter Google uses. You also need to understand the different ways that you can give a slideshow presentation. […]
    Laura Spencer
  • 10 Days of Freebies From Envato Tuts+ September 19, 2017
    What better way to celebrate ten years of Envato Tuts+, than with a fantastic selection of freebies and resources for our community? Join us as we take a look at how Tuts+ has changed over the last ten years, and share a selection of free courses, templates, eBooks, graphics, and lots more.Want to jump straight to the freebies? Just click the banner to join […]
    David Appleyard
  • 10 Best Mind Mapping Software Tools for Better Brainstorming September 18, 2017
    Mind Mapping is a great way to lay out your thoughts and brainstorm new ideas. Rather than just using simple lists, you’re able to link ideas in multiple different ways. You can think creatively rather than just linearly. Mind mapping starts with a big idea. From there you work your way down into smaller and smaller concepts. The big idea is like the trunk o […]
    Harry Guinness
  • What Is Multimedia? +How to Use It in Your PowerPoint Presentations September 18, 2017
    What is a multimedia presentation? You've probably heard the term multimedia, but what does it actually mean in PowerPoint? In short, it's combining multiple types of media in your presentation. You can use combinations of images, audio, and video to make your point.Every PowerPoint slide is a blank canvas, waiting for your content to reinforce you […]
    Andrew Childress
  • How to Quickly Create a Job Board Website With WordPress September 16, 2017
    When you’re looking to start an online business, a job directory site can be a viable source of income. Since people are always on the lookout for a new job, whether they want to change careers, find a better paying position, or simply break into a new field, a site that lists jobs in the area is a great way to help them find work—while creating a passive in […]
    Brenda Barron
  • 17+ Best WordPress Themes for Consultants & Coaches (2017) September 15, 2017
    Helping businesses and individuals increase their revenue, realize their true potential, and accomplish their goals is an exciting and rewarding career. But, as a business coach or a consultant, you need a beautiful and modern online presence.Having a great business website is necessary no matter what your niche is. However, as a coach it's critical. Yo […]
    Brenda Barron
  • How To Convert Columns To Rows In Excel With Power Query September 15, 2017
    The problem is not that we lack data, it's that we have so much data that it's hard to find meaning inside of it. You need a way to re-arrange and clean up your data to make it usable. Microsoft Excel is a very user-friendly tool, but you still need to clean up your data before it's usable for analysis and review. That's where Power Query […]
    Andrew Childress
  • How to Answer the “What Do You Do for a Living?” Question September 14, 2017
    Let’s say you’re attending an event for work.You know some of the attendees, but not all of them. Some people are handing out business cards; others are talking to their colleagues. After getting a drink, you head over to your friend. Then someone joins you, and after a brief introduction asks, “What do you do for a living?”We hear this question a lot, we as […]
    Charley Mendoza
  • How to Add Text Drop Shadows in PowerPoint in 60 Seconds September 14, 2017
    Drop shadows are one of those text features that help you really set your text off on a slide. Today, I'll teach you how to apply these types of text effects in PowerPoint. We also have a helpful compliment to this tutorial. Download our FREE eBook: The Complete Guide to Making Great Presentations. Grab it now before you read on. Note: In this tutorial […]
    Andrew Childress
  • Which Metric Should You Use to Measure Customer Satisfaction? September 13, 2017
    In UX design, metrics are used to measure how something is performing, and the “Net Promoter Score” (NPS)  is recognised as being the gold standard of measuring satisfaction. Satisfaction may be a fairly good indicator for success when assessing your customers, however, there is often little or no connection between satisfaction and loyalty when it comes to […]
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