Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Facebook’s stock now over $100 per share, a new record that...

Facebook has hit a milestone today as its stock price has topped $100 per share in current market trading hours. The company now has...
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Intel launches its Skylake processor to jumpstart PC sales

Intel is launching a new family of PC microprocessors code-named Skylake today. The chips represent the world’s biggest chip maker’s hopes for reviving the...

UK Blog Awards 2016

After 78,000 votes, 2,000 Bloggers entered and 18 categories I am very happy to announce I have been commended in the PR, Media Marketing...

Updates to Entertainment in Windows 10

Windows 10 was built to offer a familiar and secure experience, with unmatched productivity offerings and more entertainment options for Windows fans. Not only...

eBay & PayPal split clears final hurdle as European Central Bank...

EBay / PayPal separation just cleared its final major hurdle today, after the European Central Bank (ECB) gave the split its official seal of...

Google is adding critics’ reviews to search result cards for books...

Google today announced an expansion of its presentation of critics’ reviews in cards in search results. The technology company recently added snippets of movie reviews...

Motorola unveils new Moto X Style, Moto X Play, and Moto...

Motorola held events in three cities today to launch the newest incarnations of two of its phones — the flagship Moto X smartphone and its...
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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...

The ‘no emails outside office hours’​ law won’t work – so...

Legislation in France came into effect on 1st January which stipulates that employees do not have to respond to any emails out of office...

‘Don’t take me for a fool’

THERE was apparently raised voices, reprimands and outright hostility but at the 11th hour of a very long day Eurozone leaders have agreed on...

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...
Top Social Media Marketing Trends For 2017

Top Social Media Marketing Trends For 2017

There are 7.395 billion people in the world. 46% of the world’s population are internet users, and 31% are active Social Media users. The world...

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL vs Samsung Galaxy s4 Mini

Microsoft and Samsung are two big brands of technology world. As Microsoft have on top of fame in software industry, on the other side...

BlackBerry acquires mobile security company Good Technology for $425M, despite their...

BlackBerry has acquired mobile security company Good Technology in a $425 million cash transaction. However, the deal may surprise some, given that the two...

SurveyMonkey Appoints HP CEO Meg Whitman to Board of Directors

Online survey platform SurveyMonkey has added HP’s chairman, president, and chief executive Meg Whitman to its Board of Directors. In the company’s press release, SurveyMonkey’s...

Everything Amazon announced at AWS re:Invent 2015 so far

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the biggest public cloud available today, loves to announce one new service after another during keynotes at its annual re:Invent...

#TechTuesday: Take a Look at the Money Google, Facebook & Twitter...

This is going to be a slightly different blog, as I am going to be sharing a GIF (graphics interchange format) which is in...

Microsoft created an open-source browser using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

Microsoft’s new browser, Edge, has a new rendering engine, EdgeHTML. Like Edge, the new rendering engine is only available in Windows 10, but it...
Facebook launches OpenCellular platform for remote areas

Facebook launches OpenCellular platform for remote areas

Facebook is expanding this work with the launch of OpenCellular, a new open source hardware and software project that aims to bring a more...

Why It’s So Important To Tell “Your Story”

Since before writing was invented, humans shared stories orally.  Ancient Chinese, Egyptians, Indians and others told their stories and created myths and legends through...

Five million jobs to disappear in 15 leading countries by...

The world presently is experiencing  changes in the labour market which including the rise of robots and artificial intelligence, was projected by the World...

The World Economic Forum Is Missing An Important Voice To Succeed

Few week ago executives and policy makers from around the world gathered in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum (#WEF16) to “improve the...
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Google will block access to its Autocomplete API on August 10,...

Are you a developer who uses Google’s unofficial Autocomplete API? Be warned, you won’t be able to do so anymore after August 10, 2015. Google...

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.
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Google launched : Nexus 5X & 6P, Chromecast 2, Pixel C,...

Google announce a slew of new products including two new phones, next-generation Chromecast devices, and a new Pixel tablet. Google unveiled two new Nexus phones: the 5X...
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PITCHING TO INVESTORS

In 2012 my company received 400 business plans; we interviewed 40 and funded four. Where was the disconnect? After bringing this tidbit of information...
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Greece debt crisis: EU summit cancelled as talks continue

A summit of all European Union members planned for Sunday has been cancelled as "very difficult" talks over a third bailout deal for Greece...

Did Chris Rock Just Create Another Problem?

I’m not going to say “unless you’ve been living under a Rock”, even though the pun-value is quite tempting, but suffice it to say,...

Will your digital past come back to haunt you?

At the US Presidential debate last Sunday 'regular guy' Ken Bone became an overnight sensation. With his natty red cable knit sweater and earnest...

Are you Burned Out or Bored Out?

The classic notion of 'burnout' conjures up mental images of high-flying executives, working insane hours in stressful situations but being paid top dollar for doing...

Netflix delivers $1.64B in revenue, adds an additional 3.3M subscribers

Today Netflix revealed their second quarter earnings with non-GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $0.06 and revenue of $1.64 billion. Analysts had estimated earnings of $0.04 per...
Underdog Wisdom

Underdog Wisdom

It happened last week while I was in Europe. Soccer fever fired up my heart. The European Championships in full bloom. My 91-year-old mom and me,...

#TechTuesday: How to Drive Traffic Using Photo’s and PDF’s

Have you ever wanted to send a potential customer to URL about a great piece of content from someone else, but still want them...

Yahoo sends out invites to unveil a ‘brand new consumer product’...

Yahoo just sent out press invites for a product unveiling next week. The new consumer product will be announced on Wednesday, July 29. The last time the...

Galaxy Tab S2: Samsung’s Most Powerful Tablet Yet

Samsung has revealed that its Galaxy Tab S2, billed as the company’s “thinnest, lightest, ultra-fast tablet,” is now open for pre-orders online though Samsung.com,...

Want to stand out on LinkedIn? Then DON’T be strategic, passionate...

On your LinkedIn profile do you describe yourself as Creative? Focused? Passionate? All strong descriptors but, according to the latest LinkedIn research, so does...

Facebook Takes Big Step Forward On Commerce, Builds Shops Into Pages

Facebook wants to be more than a place to socialize, share, and discover content. It wants you to shop inside it as well. The company...

Matt Damon shows us how to give a sh*t and still...

Several months ago I wrote a lighthearted piece about how social media could have been a contributory factor in the Kim Kardashian jewellery heist...

How-to Get Sales During This Festive Season From Digital Marketing

WITH HOLIDAY SHOPPERS ACCOUNTING FOR AS MUCH AS 20% OF A SMALL BUSINESS’S ANNUAL SALES INCOME, YOU NEED TO GET YOUR BUSINESS READ FOR...
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#TechTuesday: [BREAKING NEWS] Hootsuite Finally Update Streams

Today is a great day for Hootsuite as they finally update their streams. I have been a huge advocate of them and have used...
Microsoft announces new data protection tool to help enterprises secure their data

Microsoft announces new data protection tool to help enterprises secure their...

Microsoft today announced a new project that aims to help enterprises protect their data as it moves between servers and devices. The new Azure Information...

Are YOU mispronouncing brand names like Nike, Porsche & Ikea?

Wonder why people smirk when you say Stella Artois, giggle when you utter Givenchy or howl laughing when you attempt Hyundai? It's maybe because these...

Hamilton demands changes to ‘boring’ F1

LEWIS Hamilton reckons the “incredibly boring” practice sessions for the Russian GP highlighted how F1 could improve its race weekend format. Friday running in Sochi...

The New York Times passes 1M digital-only subscribers, 4 years after...

The New York times is often held aloft as the poster child of paywalls — a traditional media company that has successfully shifted from...

Why have we fallen out of love with Air Travel?

Whatever happened to the glamour of being an international jet setter and when did flying become as banal as taking a bus? The golden age...
Google's underwater internet cable connecting US and Japan is about to go live

Google’s underwater internet cable connecting US and Japan is about to...

The 9,000 kilometre cable allows internet speeds to be boosted throughout Asia as well as the west coast of the US. Back in 2014, Google...

Hail Madonna!

Madonna has been selling out concerts all over the world for 30 years and now she is back to do the same in 2015....

The Power of Saying ‘No’ in Business

In the movie 'Yes Man' Jim Carrey's perpetually negative character attends a positivity seminar and becomes brainwashed into pursuing an exclusively affirmative life which leads him...

Self – less Selfies!

So at the end of the year we get bombarded by lists of all sorts, most of which are fun. Who has the most money? Bill...

Twitter officially removes the 140-character limit for direct messages

Twitter has officially lifted its 140-character limit on direct messages. Users will begin seeing this change today across Twitter’s iOS and Android apps, Twitter.com, TweetDeck, and...

Why cycling is the new golf

Is the business community really trading their Ping for Pinarello? Swapping their green jackets for a yellow jersey? Well according to a recent Business Insider...
Nike releases open-source software to play with the techies

Nike releases open-source software to play with the techies

Nike, the home of all things athletic, is joining the ranks of the programmers with its launch of open-source software. Last week, Nike published three open-source...

Business Networking – Day 3 of the Summit

In less than 12 hours’ time (Wednesday at 12 noon EDT/5pm BST), we’ll be going live with Day 3 of the FREE Business Networking...

Why ‘Gut Feel is better than ‘Big Data’

Well according to the Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings, it is: "We start with the data but the final call is always gut. It’s informed...

Google launches its Cloud Platform Security Scanner out of beta, minutes...

Google today brought out its Cloud Security Scanner service for finding potential security issues into general availability — for free. Google published its blog post...

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...

IQ vs EQ – which makes you more successful?

What makes you successful at work? Being smarter? Being more assertive? Being better looking? Well according to a recent CNN report it's proven that Emotional Intelligence (EQ) plays...

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...
Yahoo's Tumblr Launches Live Video

Yahoo’s Tumblr Launches Live Video

Tumblr, the Yahoo-owned blogging platform, said Tuesday it was launching live video to help compete against similar offerings from Facebook and Twitter. The new feature,...

Start-Up Culture: What Makes It Great And Vibrant?

It is often the case that when people bring up the topic of “start-up culture,” it’s done with more than a little bit of...

6 stupid office rules that should be banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we'd have anarchy. Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most companies fall into...
Netflix to launch in Japan, its first Asian market, on September 2

Netflix to launch in Japan, its first Asian market, on September...

Netflix finally has a launch date for Asia — it will launch in Japan on September 2, 2015. Earlier this year, the video-streaming company revealed...

African tech news roundup: All the tech news you shouldn’t miss

It was a relatively quiet month on the tech news front in Africa, yet August still saw some notable rollouts and another bumper package...

Alibaba launches ‘Alibaba Defined’ to Help Audiences Outside of China Better...

Alibaba today launched “Alibaba Defined” to help people outside China better understand what the ecommerce and payments giant is all about. “Alibaba needs no explanation in...

Why being a mentor might just change your life

This past year, I noticed that my weekly posts on LinkedIn had acquired a regular new reader and follower – Victor Colorado. How did I...
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New Xbox One Experience tour — an early look launching on...

During tonight's Halo 5: Live launch event, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer brought a little extra non-Halo news to the fore, announcing that the New...

#TechTuesday: [Latest App] Personalise Your Brand with Visual Marketing

In the world that I live in, I do have to spend a lot of time checking out new apps and tools. Whilst this...

GoPro for a Cause helps you get involved in social justice...

GoPro has introduced a new program aimed at helping promote social causes in order to engage and inspire people to participate. Called GoPro for...

What happens in Vegas… a preview of CES 2017

The 50th iteration of the geek-fest that is the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off tomorrow under the banner of 'The Future is Now'. After...

What can we learn from the Athletics World Cup?

Don’t you think it’s a special privilege observing someone pushing themselves to their limits to achieve a goal – big or small, and to...

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The BIGGEST Question in Business

What’s the biggest question you’re asking yourself in business? Go on, be honest with yourself.  What is it? I’d place a bet (not that I’m a...

Audi, BMW, Daimler on verge of buying Nokia Here mapping service...

Nokia has been talking exclusively with the three carmakers, and an agreement could be signed "in the next few days," a source told the...
Building Your Personal Brand for 2017 In 3 Simple Steps

Building Your Personal Brand for 2017 In 3 Simple Steps

DID YOU KNOW THAT CONTENT SHARED BY AN EMPLOYEE, OR OWNER OF A BUSINESS RECEIVES 8X MORE ENGAGEMENT THAN CONTENT SHARED BY THE BUSINESSES...

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...
AI Design My Logo… See What Happens Next

I Let AI Design My Logo… See What Happens Next

ACCORDING TO GARTNER, 85% OF CUSTOMER INTERACTIONS WILL BE MANAGED WITHOUT A HUMAN BY 2020. Since the end of 2016, I have been keeping a...
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