Changes in Technology & Politics and their effect on Business

Google Might Change 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


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 […]
    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 […]
    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 Give a Good Presentation - Without Anxiety October 20, 2016
    Palms sweating, forehead burning, lightheadedness, room spinning, choking on air. And you haven’t even hit the stage yet to give your presentation. Worse than that: you’re probably a week out from the date of your upcoming presentation.Gasp! How will you ever be able to give a good presentation like this?If that sounds like your current worst-nightmare scena […]
    Julia Melymbrose
  • What is BuddyPress? How to Set Up and Use it Right October 19, 2016
    If you’ve been using WordPress for a while, you probably know that you can use various plugins to extend the functionality of your website. Some plugins help you create more revenue for your business, while others are focused on creating a community around your website. In a sea of plugins, there is one in particular that has a number of benefits for a small […]
    Brenda Barron
  • 30+ Best Resume Tips: That Will Get You Noticed and Hired October 19, 2016
    Have you recently sent out 15 or more resumes, only to get a single interview. Sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. Yet, with just a few tweaks, your resume can get you a leg up on other candidates. I’ve compiled the best resume tips and strategies into this quick-fire guide. These resume techniques will help you stand out, get more interviews, and land […]
    Charley Mendoza
  • How to Highlight Freelance Work on Your Resume October 19, 2016
    If you freelance do you need a resume?Some experts would argue that resumes are outdated when it comes to freelancing. The argument is that your website, portfolio, and social media presence contain enough information for a client to hire you. While it's true that it's possible to get freelance gigs without a resume, if you don't have one you […]
    Laura Spencer
  • Hey, Students! Save 50% on a Yearly Envato Tuts+ Subscription October 18, 2016
    If you're a student, you're in luck. For a limited time, you can save 50% on a yearly Envato Tuts+ subscription. That means you pay just $45 for a whole year of learning. Details of the Student DiscountEnvato Tuts+ is all about learning, so we already give students heavily discounted subscriptions—the regular student price is $90 a year, instead of […]
    Andrew Blackman
  • What is the Best VPN Software? For Fast WiFi Security October 18, 2016
    The internet is critical for most small businesses. Everything happens online, from managing client relationships to invoicing. The internet is the tool that lets small businesses compete around the world. Unfortunately though, the internet isn’t always secure. Not only are there threats like viruses and other malware, but there are also more direct attacks […]
    Harry Guinness
  • Is Your Side Business Idea Worth It? How to Figure It Out October 18, 2016
    While most entrepreneurs go all-in when launching a business, starting a side business isn’t unheard of. According to a report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, six percent of the American working population launch businesses while within organizations. This number might seem small, but given the employed population of the US, millions of people are […]
    Celine Roque
  • Video Business to Business: How to Work With Designers October 18, 2016
    Creative vision and technical know-how are a given for any good video producer, but client management skills are also important for success. In this series, you’ll learn about the three main types of clients who hire for video services—The Outsourcer, The Doer, and The Designer—and how to best help them achieve their goals. In our final installment, we profi […]
    Cindy Burgess
  • How to Combine All Your Email Accounts Into One Gmail Account October 17, 2016
    I’ve collected a pretty long list of email addresses over the years. There are the two or three I created as a teenager, with usernames like and the other accounts I created as I outgrew my old usernames or found a new email service to try. While I’m happy to let most of those go, I still get important messages that I don’t want to miss in […]
    Paula DuPont
  • How to Pay Yourself From Your Small Business October 17, 2016
    When you decided to become a small business owner, making money may not have been your only goal, but it was probably one of them.But often, especially in the early days of business ownership, the money can end up flowing the other way. More than two-thirds of small business owners invest “a substantial portion of their personal savings” into their companies […]
    Andrew Blackman

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