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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 Use Feedback From Customer Reviews (In Your Small Business) September 29, 2016
    When you’re first setting up your business, getting customer feedback is typically the last thing on your mind. After all, what if you’re just a small operation with very few customers? Most of your energies will be directed towards making sales. It might already feel like a big win when customers buy from you in the first place and don’t request a refund.Bu […]
    Celine Roque
  • How to Master Zapier Integration to Automate Your App Workflows September 29, 2016
    In the last tutorial I looked at how to get started automating your business with Zapier. I built a simple Zap that posted any tweets sent to your Twitter account to a dedicated Slack Channel. Today, I’m going to take things further and explore some of the more advanced features of Zapier integration. If you haven’t already, check out the last post to get up […]
    Harry Guinness
  • 15 Simple Invoice Templates: Made For Microsoft Word September 28, 2016
    As a small business owner, you understand that being well-organized is absolutely key to your success. That doesn’t just apply to the actual work you perform on various projects, but also to the cash side of the business. To get paid on time, you have to stay on top of your finances. It's important to track how much your clients owe you and then invoice […]
    Marc Schenker
  • 15 Best IFTTT Recipes for Productive Business Automation September 28, 2016
    If This Then That, better known as IFTTT, is a web service that connects different products, apps and other services together for better business automation. For example, you can connect your Twitter and Facebook accounts so what you post to one gets reposted on the other. You can also do a lot more. Web apps have become more and more important to businesses […]
    Harry Guinness
  • How to Customize Your Gmail Interface Look With Themes September 28, 2016
    If you’re like most small business people, you spend a lot of time on your computer. You probably have a custom screen saver set up already. You may have decorated your office space to help make it more personal. You probably keep some personal items on your computer desk.Then there’s your Gmail. You spend a large part of your day in Gmail. It’s too bad you’ […]
    Laura Spencer
  • Now Available: Web Templates on Envato Elements September 27, 2016
    Web Templates Now Available on Envato ElementsEnvato Elements launched last month with a simple offer: download unlimited fonts, illustrations, brushes and other design assets for a single monthly fee.But the best part is that although the price stays the same each month, you get access to more and more items all the time. And today, Elements has added a who […]
    Andrew Blackman
  • What is the Difference Between a CV vs Resume? September 27, 2016
    Is a resume the same as a Curriculum Vitae or CV? Short answer is no—they're not the same. Each is used for applying to different types of jobs. Also, in various countries formatting and best practices differ. What is the difference between a CV and a Resume? A Curriculum Vitae is longer and more details than a resume. In Europe and parts of Asia, the t […]
    Charley Mendoza
  • 10 Business Presentation Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them) September 27, 2016
    Everyone sells something in business.No matter what your job description or title is.Sometimes you're trying to win new customers. Other times, you're trying to get new investors or land press at a conference. And sometimes you're just simply providing the quarterly numbers to your boss. Whatever the case, on a daily basis you have to inform a […]
    Brad Smith
  • How to Use Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts to Save More Time September 27, 2016
    How much time do you spend on email each week? If you're like most of us, the answer is...hours. Estimates vary on exactly how much time the average worker spends on email, but one thing is sure. Time spent on email is time that is not devoted to other tasks. In one study, participants estimated that they spent over six hours a day on personal and work […]
    Laura Spencer
  • 15 Professional PowerPoint Templates - For Better Business Presentations September 26, 2016
    Do you have a business presentation to give this week? Is the deadline for your pitch approaching fast? Or is the clock ticking down to the date of your speaking engagement?Whether it’s to connect with a group of clients to help drive more sales, engage with potential investors, or convince your management team of a new direction, your presentation needs to […]
    Sean Hodge

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