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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 Properly List Promotions & Certifications on a Resume September 21, 2018
    Getting promoted and earning an industry-recognized certification are probably two of the most commendable events in anyone’s career. I think these two come second only to getting big pay raise. But there’s a downside to these exciting milestones: figuring out how to list them on a resume.  It’s easy to show your career progression when you only moved from o […]
    Charley Mendoza
  • 18+ Cool PowerPoint Templates (To Make Presentations in 2018) September 20, 2018
    Are you looking for cool PowerPoint templates to help your presentation stand out? Look no further.Cool PowerPoint themes are important because they can help you build your brand. Plus, the cool factor can help show that your presentation is trendy and relevant. Having a current image is especially important if you're in a creative industry that follows […]
    Laura Spencer
  • How to Edit a Brain Infographic PowerPoint Template in 60 Seconds September 20, 2018
    A brain infographic is a pretty cool tool that you can use to illustrate thoughts. I'll show you how to customize one in this quick screencast and written tutorial. If you're looking for more ways to improve your presentation, we've got a resource that can help. Download our FREE eBook: The Complete Guide to Making Great Presentations. Grab it […]
    Andrew Childress
  • Keynote Magic Move: How to Use Slide Transition Effects September 19, 2018
    When appropriately added, animation in a presentation can grab and hold the audience's attention. In Apple's Keynote, there are a variety of animation features that keep your presentation moving with energy.Magic Move is a Keynote-specific feature that can be used to create slick animations that jump between slides. With Magic Move, an object can s […]
    Andrew Childress
  • 25+ Best Joomla Personal Blog Templates for 2018 September 18, 2018
    When it comes to content management systems, Joomla is a versatile and popular CMS that can be used for all types of websites. From business to portfolio sites, Joomla can help you get your business online and show potential customers what you've got to offer.But, Joomla can also be used for personal blogs whether you want to run a lifestyle, fashion or […]
    Brenda Barron
  • 14 Best Web Video Conferencing Software for Small Business (Free + Paid) September 17, 2018
    Having good video conferencing software is an important need that many small businesses fail to consider.Remote work is increasing and is predicted to continue to increase. According to a study from FlexJobs, many hiring managers predict that more than 33% of their employees will be working remotely within the next decade.With workers located in different pl […]
    Laura Spencer
  • What Is Ethical Leadership? How to Be a More Ethical Leader September 15, 2018
    In case you’re not yet convinced of the importance of ethical leadership, here’s a thought experiment. Does the name “Enron” mean anything to you?The Enron scandal happened way back in 2001, and yet the company is still a household name for all the wrong reasons. The lack of ethical leadership displayed in the build-up to the company’s collapse has been diss […]
    Andrew Blackman
  • How to Boost Email Conversions With Personalization and Dynamic Content September 14, 2018
    Did you know, that instead of sending the same email to everyone on your mailing list, you can improve your results and conversions by sending highly-targeted messages to laser-focused audiences?I’m not just talking about just personalizing the message subject line or the greeting–those things help, but what I’m talking about is using dynamic content to impr […]
    Justin Khoo
  • Best MailChimp Templates to Level Up Your Business Email Newsletter 2018 September 13, 2018
    People love MailChimp because of its ease-of-use and beautiful designs. The problem is, it’s often cumbersome to try and use your own customized templates if they’re not specifically optimized for MailChimp. Instead, you end up sacrificing either the intuitive interface or the jaw-dropping user experience, neither of which are what you want. Happily, we’ve o […]
    Brad Smith
  • 25+ Top Free Responsive Joomla CMS Templates to Download (2018) September 13, 2018
    Joomla is a powerful CMS that allows anyone to create a website without any technical knowledge. You can use it create a business website as well as a portfolio or an online magazine. Joomla is a popular choice when it comes to Content Management Systems and when you take into consideration there are hundreds of Joomla templates available for any industry, i […]
    Brenda Barron

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