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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 Plan a Successful Small Business Exit Strategy May 26, 2017
    Does your small business have an exit strategy?You may be thinking you don't need one right now—perhaps your intention is to keep running your company successfully for many years to come. But things can change quickly, either in your business or your personal life, and it pays to be prepared. What happens if you need to take a step back from your busine […]
    Andrew Blackman
  • 10 Best Keynote Presentation Templates May 26, 2017
    Do you have you have a business presentation coming up? Are you struggling with designing Keynote slide layouts on your Mac? Do you need to design a compelling presentation that will move an audience? It’s challenging to take your business goals, and narrow them down, until your message can be presented with clarity. It’s not easy to reach an audience, get t […]
    Sean Hodge
  • How to Add Slicers to Pivot Tables in Excel in 60 Seconds May 25, 2017
    Slicers make it easy to change your views inside of a pivot table with a clickable menu. In this tutorial, learn how to quickly add slicers to pivot tables in Excel to better control your unique spreadsheet views.How to Add Slicers to Excel Pivot Tables (Quickly) Note: Watch this short tutorial screencast or follow these quick steps that compliment this vide […]
    Andrew Childress
  • How to Create Multiple Streams of Passive Income May 24, 2017
    Passive income is the goal for a lot of want-to-be-entrepreneurs (sometimes called by the godawful name, wantrepreneurs). Instead of slaving away for someone else, trading your precious time for a few dollars an hour, you’re able to lounge on the beach in the sun with a mojito while cash flows into your bank account. If you’ve been keeping up with this serie […]
    Harry Guinness
  • Top 20+ Premium WordPress Themes (Most Popular For 2017) May 23, 2017
    One of the reasons WordPress is so popular is the sheer amount of themes available for almost any niche imaginable. Whether need a small business website or a personal blog, you’re bound to find a theme that suits your needs. Even though there are plenty of great WP themes designed with specific industries in mind, there are also professional multipurpose th […]
    Brenda Barron
  • How to Choose the Best Products to Sell Online in 2017 May 23, 2017
    Some of today’s most successful businesses started with a brilliant idea. Consider Art Fry, the inventor of Post-it notes, or Kevin Plank, the brain behind Under Armour’s quick-drying workout gear.These entrepreneurs had a moment of inspiration where they noticed a problem that needed solving, invented a product, manufactured it, and sold it.But sometimes, s […]
    Tracey Wallace
  • BigCommerce Review (2017): What is BigCommerce and Why Use it? May 22, 2017
    An online store is a great way to expand your customer base and double your revenue. But, before you set up your eCommerce website, it’s important to choose the right platform. Aside from an attractive and responsive design, your chosen platform:   Should make it easy to manage your products and your inventory.  Come with good SEO features to help your store […]
    Brenda Barron
  • How to Best Use Resume Action Words (+117 Powerful Verbs) May 21, 2017
    Today’s article shows the impact of good diction and grammar in resume writing. Yawn.I know, but stay with me. Learning the correct use of action verbs and active voice can save a bland resume from getting thrown out. And if you’re still adding jobs to your old college resume, there’s a huge chance your resume reads like everyone else from your graduating cl […]
    Charley Mendoza
  • How to Manage Currency and Exchange Rate Risk (For Small Business) May 20, 2017
    If you think currencies and exchange rates are things that only bankers and traders need to worry about, think again. Many small businesses are subject to exchange rate risk, whether they realize it or not.Take last year’s Brexit vote in the UK, for example. The pound dropped sharply against the euro after the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, with seve […]
    Andrew Blackman
  • 10 Top Reasons Why Your Website Needs a Redesign Now May 19, 2017
    While it’s common for businesses to update their website regularly—whether it’s to update their product offering, change a few photos or graphics, or redo their logo—in some cases, a complete redesign is necessary. But this can be an overwhelming project on its own.Unlike a simple website update that only requires a few changes, a complete redesign is about […]
    Celine Roque

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