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LinkedIn acquires recruiting startup Connectifier

LinkedIn today announced in its earnings statement that it has acquired Connectifier, a startup with technology for helping recruiters find talent. “The acquisition of Connectifier...

Microsoft confirms it has acquired SwiftKey

Microsoft has now confirmed that it has acquired SwiftKey, the London-based company behind the popular predictive keyboard app of the same name. According to...

Why A Positive Attitude Is Best For You

Going around with a nasty and sarcastic, all "they-owe-me-type-of-thing", "it is their fault", "it is the Government's fault" and continually feeling victimised and negative...

Google just passed Apple to become the most valuable company in...

Google’s parent company, Alphabet (GOOG), is now the most valuable company in the universe, with a market cap of about $570 billion in after-hours trading after reporting...

Develop Your Career Competencies

Want to make a smooth college to career transition? Sharpen your vital competencies from now! We have heard often enough how competitive today’s occupational world...

The Secret To An Effective Online Home Business

Running an online home business is one of the most profitable and simplest business models around. But many people who enter into the online...

Small Businesses and Startups Have More in Common Than You Think

On the surface, launching a startup and running a small business is like comparing apples to oranges. Startups are perceived as sexy and up...

Stressed out? Five tips for peace of mind

Is this typical? You’ve got car bills, doctor’s bills and rent to pay. Your boss wants more results, your brother-in-law wants you to help...

Preview of the best Browser Games

Have you ever tried playing online but you could not manage because you had to install the core package? Sometimes as much as you...

5 Tips To Improve Your SEO With Help Of Social Media

Your domain authority and brand’s popularity will increase with help a good social media & SEO campaign. Most of us connect SEO (search engine...

Oprah just made $17m in one hour from a single tweet.

The media mogul and the largest individual stakeholder in Weight Watchers International Inc. tweeted a video at 12:09 p.m. Eastern time professing that she...

6 Ways To Build Your Own Luck For Advancing Your Career

Here in this article we have talked about top 6 Ways to Build Your Own Luck for Advancing Your Career actively manage your career....

How to Earn Money Online Without a Website

For those of you who think otherwise, there are several methods to generate income on the internet even without having a web page of...

Top 5 Soft Skills Necessary in a Workplace

More than 75% of main issues occurred in the workplaces are only due to soft skills. Soft Skills express the behaviour of a person...
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Google’s top searches in 2015

Google today released the 15th installment of its year-end zeitgeist meter. There are a myriad of categories, and you can really dive into very...

How To Create Successful Habits

Find out how forming the right habits can literally make you or break you. You will find out the reason why bad habits are...

Google’s Most Popular Search Terms of 2015

Google has been part of the Merriam-Webster dictionary since 2006, which tells you just how vital the search engine has become. Google’s annual list...

Google’s Blogger will get Featured Submit widget that will help you...

Google is introducing a new tool for bloggers to highlight articles they’ve written on their own blogs. As bloggers, we all know how important it...

WordPress.com now has its own Windows app

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, released a Windows app this morning. Here’s a closer look at the app.

Facebook launches Instant Articles

Facebook announced that its Instant Articles — which allows for faster loading within the Facebook news feed for content from select publishers, as well...

2015 in Review: Top Searched Lists From Across Yahoo

Yahoo has released its annual “Top” lists, but this time featuring insights from across all its platforms, including its search, Flickr, Tumblr etc The most...
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to give away 99% of shares

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan say they will give away 99% of their shares in the company to good causes as...

China’s yuan set for IMF reserve status

The Chinese yuan is today (Monday) set to join a select group of currencies by receiving reserve status from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The...
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Founders of Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, Amazon, and more to invest in...

Bill Gates and a group of elite private investors — including Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg, Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, LinkedIn...

Li-Fi: 100 times faster than Wi-Fi, tests prove

Li-Fi, a super-fast alternative to Wi-Fi, has been proven capable of sending data at up to 1GBps in real-world tests. At that speed, 100-times faster...

Blogging About Your Business

There are many uses for blogging. In most cases, blogging can be used for advertising. If you own a business, you can make use of blogs...

Five Songs From My iPod That Will Make You a Better...

Music can move us, make us smile; bring back memories - both good and bad - and many other things. Today, I plan to...

Beyonce and Arcadia confirm 2016 launch

Tycoon Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire is gearing up to unveil its long-awaited fashion range with pop star Beyoncé. The confirmation that Parkwood Topshop...

Apple Has Acquired Faceshift, Maker Of Motion Capture Tech Used In...

Techcrunch said today that Apple had confirmed the acquisition in a statement. MacRumors had previously uncovered strong evidence that Apple bought Faceshift back in August. As...

Top 20 Black Friday Shopping Tips to Snag the Best Deals

As the holiday season quickly approaches, so too does the biggest shopping day of the year: Black Friday! I was introduced to Black Friday years...

20 Apps To Help Students Power Through

Being a student right now means you’re smack in the middle of midterm season. Deadlines are looming and you’re spending a lot more time...

WordPress.com Gets a New Face

Today the company relaunched WordPress.com, the hosted version of its content manager used by up to 25 percent of the Web. On top of that, Automattic...

Google unveils Android Studio 2.0 with Instant Run, faster Android emulator,...

At the Android Dev Summit today, Google announced Android Studio 2.0, the second major version of its integrated development environment (IDE). Version 2.0 adds Instant...

10 ways startups can get the most out of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful, yet often overlooked platforms for marketing, and can actually be more successful than other social channels because...

Business dinners ‘not good for women’

The first female chief of business lobby group the CBI has criticised business dinners as "not very inclusive" for women. Carolyn Fairbairn said she had...

How bloggers earn serious money on Instagram

AN Australian model and teenage blogger captured the world’s attention when she quit social media a fortnight ago. Essena O’Neill’s followers — more than a...

Microsoft Windows was launched 30 years ago today

Thirty years ago, on 20 November 1985, Microsoft released Windows 1.0, the firm's first attempt at offering a graphical user environment for personal computers....

Microsoft Dynamics AX: A new cloud ERP is born

Microsoft today announced that it will release the new version of its cloud-based Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for business management in...

Tinder owner Match Group prices IPO at $12 a share

Match Group, the IAC-owned and -controlled parent company of some of the world's biggest dating apps and websites, priced its initial public offering at $12 per...

Facebook launches fundraising tools for nonprofits

Facebook has launched a new fundraising tool to help non-profit organizations raise money, and has also improved the Donate button to help them reach new...
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President Obama interviews Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma as ecommerce giant pushes...

U.S. President Barack Obama took time off at an Asia-Pacific summit on Wednesday for an unusual task - putting questions to Chinese internet billionaire...

Facebook activates Safety Check feature again after bombing in Nigeria

Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature in Nigeria, following a deadly bombing in a marketplace that claimed the lives of at least 32...

Google redesigns Google+ with focus on Communities and Collections

Google has redesigned its Google+ social network with more of a focus on Communities and Collections. The updated service has become more mobile-friendly and...

Marriott International to buy Starwood Hotels for $12.2B

US hoteliers Marriott International and Starwood Hotels have agreed a $12.2bn (£8bn) deal to create the world's biggest hotel company. Marriott International (MAR) has agreed...
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Microsoft, Code.org Will Use Minecraft to Teach Kids Programming

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Code.org that will bring Minecraft into the education curriculum. Mojang, the Sweden-based game development studio that shot to prominence...

Global markets face rocky day as France opens for trade

Markets face a turbulent open on Monday after the Paris attacks, as the French stock exchange says it will open for trading as usual. World...
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YouTube Launches New YouTube Music Service and iOS App

YouTube today launched YouTube Music, a new app designed specifically for discovering music on the video-sharing website. You can download YouTube Music now directly...

Uber partners with TomTom after failing to acquire Nokia’s maps

Uber will begin using mapping data from the navigation company TomTom, under a partnership announced Thursday. Under the multi-year deal, the San Francisco-based ride-hailing service...
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The UN launches an app to let you donate a meal

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is using tech to help the cause by launching a mobile app that lets you feed a...

AB InBev buys rival SABMiller for $172 billion

THE world’s top brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) clinched Wednesday a gigantic $172 billion deal for its nearest rival SABMiller (SAB.L), in the third biggest takeover...

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2015: All 44 models listed, plus the...

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show taped in New York on Tuesday, and the multimillion-dollar production was as outrageous as ever. After months of arduous training, top...
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Happy? Sad? Angry? This Microsoft tool recognizes emotions in pictures

Microsoft today announced several updates to its Project Oxford portfolio of machine learning tools aimed at developers. Microsoft has begun a public beta for...

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day generates $3.9 billion in sales in the first...

Ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it generated more than $3.9 billion in gross merchandise volume (GMV) within the first hour of its...

Google Maps gets offline search and directions

Google has announced that Maps is getting offline search and directions, from today on Android and coming soon to iOS. Google Maps is finally embracing...
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Meet Logi Circle. The Home Connection Camera.

The Logi Circle was Logitech’s second product line to sport the Logi nomenclature, and this will be used on all new category lines moving...

Instagram launches partner program

Instagram has launched a partner program aimed at providing its business customers with experts to help them grow on the photo-sharing platform. The company...

Google acquires video and photo editing startup Fly Labs

Google has acquired Fly Labs in a move that will likely see the startup’s media editing technology be integrated into the Google Photos app. Fly...

Facebook is now a $300 billion company

Facebook has pulled in even more numbers to tout in its ascendance to tech dominance. The social networking giant is now among the biggest tech...

Things You Should Do To Make Your Impressive Resume

To search an employment one requires a proper, attractive and best resume. So, Here in this article you’ll get best and ultimate tips about...

Facebook’s Notify news app reportedly launching next week

Facebook's upcoming news app Notify may finally be ready to make its debut. The Financial Times reports that the social network's new standalone app for...
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Candy Crush maker King bought by Activision Blizzard

Video game maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O) will buy "Candy Crush Saga" creator King Digital Entertainment (KING.N) for $5.9 billion, as the heavyweight of console...

The secrets of successful people

IN LIFE there are always people who seem to take that extra step above the rest of the pack to be extraordinary. They are...

Executive Presentation Skills

Surveys show the vast majority of business presentations are now done remotely. If your company is among the 83% of businesses who deliver remote...

Negative Role Models and What To Do With Them

We all have negative role models, people whose behavior we don’t want to emulate. Don’t just chalk it up to a bad experience. Use...

MTN seeks to cut $5.2bn Nigerian fine

Africa's biggest mobile operator MTN, has restarted after earlier being suspended following a huge fine imposed by Nigerian authorities. Trading in MTN Group was halted...

Email marketing giant Constant Contact acquired for $1 billion

Endurance International Group announced on Monday that it will acquire email marketing platform Constant Contact in a deal worth $1.1 billion. According to the announcement,...

3 Things to Do If You Want to Become a CEO...

A tech executive explains how he achieved that lofty goal himself, albeit a few years beyond 30. When, at age 24, I told my boss (somewhat...

Big Companies without Profits – Amazon, Twitter, Uber and Other Big...

How does a company continually make no profits and proceed to stay in business? It seems counterintuitive at best. However, companies can become successful...

China manufacturing activity shrinks

Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector shrank in October for the third straight month, officials said Sunday, fuelling fears that growth in the world's...

Google releases Who’s Down app to help friends make plans

Google just released a new social app called Who’s Down. The invite-only app appeared in both the Google Play and Apple App Store today. Who’s Down lets users see when...

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6 Ways to Find Space for Innovation at Work

Parking Spots: 6 Ways to Find Space for Innovation at Work

True story. An experienced executive I’ll call Monica returned to her company’s headquarters in Rome after a long assignment in the US. At the...
Three Questions You Should Ask Before the Door Closes

Three Questions You Should Ask Before the Door Closes

There it is, the resignation letter. You’ve spent time hiring, training, and getting this employee up to speed, and now they’re leaving you. Perhaps...
Why Setting Goals Undermines Success and Erodes Happiness

Why Setting Goals Undermines Success and Erodes Happiness

What are you going to accomplish this year? Or perhaps at this point, a better question might be, what were you going to accomplish? Have...
Get Real

Let’s Get Real With Each Other

Would you agree that people connect with us when we are real and not some ‘plastic fantastic’ image we create of ourselves? How many...
10 Small Business Power Tips on How To Use Facebook

10 Small Business Power Tips on How To Use Facebook

Facebook now has around 2 billion monthly users. Between you and me, I had fallen out of love with Facebook, but due to all of...
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