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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 Make Your Own Logo Design (Do It Yourself Guide) December 16, 2018
    So you want to make your own logo. Well, you’ve come to the right place. Though often simple in style, logos are deceptively difficult to create. That’s because they’re not just a combination of pretty graphics with fancy fonts, but actual symbols used to identify a business. Here's an example of the type of business logo you can design with the Placeit […]
    Nona Blackman
  • How to Market Your Website for Free in 2019 (10 Promotion Tips) December 15, 2018
    For a small business, the completion of their website is a big deal. At this point, website marketing isn’t a concern yet. The goal is primarily to get the website up and running.Once your website is up and running, the next step is website promotion. (Image source: Envato Elements)But just because your website is up, it doesn’t mean the job is done. To get […]
    Celine Roque
  • How to Record Macros in Microsoft Excel (Automation Guide) December 14, 2018
    Spreadsheets find their way into all types of environments. I see everyone from corporate finance professionals to creative freelancers use them to bring structure and organization to their work. You might use them for calculations, or you might use them just to log information. In either case, it's hard to debate how useful a spreadsheet tool like Exce […]
    Andrew Childress
  • Apple Keynote Training: 15 Best Tutorials & Videos December 13, 2018
    Everyone needs a go-to app they can use to prepare a presentation deck. While your presentation should always focus on your content and delivery, the slides that you share on-screen are critical to reinforcing your message.So, what tool should you use to build those slides? You might choose the app that you know from your day job like Microsoft PowerPoint, b […]
    Andrew Childress
  • How to Add and Delete Google Slides in 60 Seconds December 12, 2018
    Even though it’s a web-based application, Google Slides is still a very powerful tool for building and giving presentations. When you’re building a presentation, one of the main things you’ll want to do is add and delete slides. This will give you the flexibility to make your slides exactly match your message. In this tutorial and screencast you'll lear […]
    Andrew Childress
  • 20 Best InDesign Brochure Templates - For Creative Business Marketing December 11, 2018
    You might think that brochures are an afterthought these days due to the penetration of digital marketing, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Brochure – One of the InDesign brochure templates that's trending in 2018 The Best InDesign Brochure Templates on Envato Elements (With Unlimited Use) Discover tons of InDesign brochure templates on Enva […]
    Marc Schenker
  • 20+ Best PowerPoint Slide Design Templates (PPTs for 2019) December 11, 2018
    It's hard to believe that 2019 is right around the corner. But before you know it, all the changes of a new year will be upon us. In today's instantly interconnected world, communication will be more important than ever. No matter the subject, innovative PowerPoint presentations are a must to carry your message to an audience.The article will addre […]
    Andrew Childress
  • How to Choose a Great Domain Name (Website URL) for 2019 December 10, 2018
    Nowadays, if you don’t have a website, you’re losing out on a number of potential clients and customers who will never know that you exist. But to have a website, first, you've got to choose a domain name. (BTW, you can find some great website templates or WordPress themes on Envato Elements for building your website.)A domain name allows visitors to fi […]
    Brenda Barron
  • 20 Best Travel Agency & Tour Company Logo Design Ideas December 9, 2018
    A logo is a symbol that's used to identify your business. It tells potential clients and customers concisely and effectively what your business is all about. By its imagery, shapes, colours and/or fonts, it aims to make your business instantly recognisable and to differentiate it from any other company in your market. For businesses in super competitive […]
    Nona Blackman
  • How to Do Hanging Indents on Google Slides in 60 Seconds December 8, 2018
    Do you need to add a hanging indent to your Google Slides presentation? Google Slides makes it easy to apply a hanging indent to any text, in just a few clicks.In case you're wondering what a hanging indent is: hanging indents in Google Slides are a special kind of paragraph formatting where every line except the first is indented. Read on for detailed […]
    Andrew Childress