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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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  • 15+ Top Responsive HTML Lawyer (Law Firm) Website Templates June 16, 2018
    Launching your lawyer website is crucial if you want to establish your expertise and get found by potential clients. Thanks to a plethora of HTML templates designed with lawyer websites in mind, you can have your site up and running quickly since HTML templates are not only easy to use but also come with several benefits such as fast loading times.Naturally, […]
    Brenda Barron
  • 15 Great Diversity and Inclusion Quotes for a Better Workplace June 15, 2018
    As we’ve seen in this diversity and inclusion series on Envato Tuts+, there are many powerful benefits of diversity in the workplace. But actually creating a diverse, inclusive business is easier said than done.So if you need some inspiration and motivation, here are 15 great diversity and inclusion quotes. You’ll get some useful insights into spotting and p […]
    Andrew Blackman
  • How to Add Presenter Notes in Keynote in 60 Seconds June 14, 2018
    You're about to give a big presentation. Instead of prepping note cards or print outs with your speaking notes, you can use Keynote's feature presenter notes to keep those cues in view nearby. In this tutorial, learn how to add presenter notes in Keynote.Also, before you jump into this quick tutorial, be sure to grab a copy of our free eBook: The C […]
    Andrew Childress
  • How to Use Conditional Formatting in Google Sheets June 13, 2018
    Spreadsheets have a place in many workflows. Whether you're using them to make calculations, analyze data, or simply type project data in a structured format, you probably have already used a spreadsheet app.But one reason that spreadsheets seem intimidating is that they can seem kind of bland. Huge rows and columns of black text on white backgrounds ca […]
    Andrew Childress
  • 15 Free Google Docs & Microsoft Word Resume Templates (2018) June 12, 2018
    You've just gotten the call for your dream job, and the recruiter is asking for your resume as soon as possible. The only problem is that you don't have a resume ready to send them!That's no problem—you just need a head start on creating your resume to help you catch up and deliver it quickly. Using a job resume template will help you catch up […]
    Andrew Childress
  • How to Filter Emails in Outlook to Specific Folders (With Rules) June 11, 2018
    You can create a rule in Outlook that'll help you filter emails to specific Outlook folders. In fact, setting up rules in Outlook the right way can help you organize your inbox, deal with unwanted emails, manage your email subscriptions, and more.Rules are a key tool that can help you use Microsoft Outlook more effectively. If you've been following […]
    Laura Spencer
  • How to Use SEO to Grow Your Law Firm Website Traffic (2018) June 9, 2018
    If you want your law practice to not only survive but also thrive, it’s imperative that you get a consistent stream of new clients. While there are various ways to promote and market your law firm website online, the best way to get found is to invest some time into search engine optimization for law firms.After all, once you’ve nailed down legal SEO, you ca […]
    Brenda Barron
  • How to Ace a Video Interview & Get Hired (Ultimate Guide) June 8, 2018
    Job interviews are terrifying enough, but having a webcam interview in the middle of your living room adds a whole new layer of awkwardness and complexities to the already tense situation.Unfortunately, video interviews are gaining popularity among employers because they’re faster and cheaper to set up compared to phone and in-person meetings. You just have […]
    Charley Mendoza
  • 15 Inspiring Public Speaking Quotes (Famous, Funny, & Fear-Reducing) June 7, 2018
    One thing we've learned in this series about public speaking is that it's normal to have a fear of public speaking. Hopefully, you've also learned that it's possible to improve your public speaking skills through mastering the right techniques and through practice.If you're one of those who's struggling to become a better speake […]
    Laura Spencer
  • What Is a PowerPoint Slide Deck? (PPT Presentations) June 6, 2018
    When you've got to give a big presentation, it can be a bit daunting to get started. You might already be feeling nervous about speaking in front of a crowd and be running short on preparation time.And don't forget to prepare those speaking aids or slides! Having a visual to go along with your presentation is usually required or expected by an audi […]
    Andrew Childress

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