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Everything announced at Twitter’s conference

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has just wrapped up its keynote event at its second annual Flight developer conference. There was quite a lot of...

12 Business Experts – Teaching Business Success

WOW! What an amazing 3 weeks during the FREE Business Success Online Summit. 12 internationally recognised business experts/speakers sharing their knowledge, skills and expertise....

5 reasons why we hate conference calls

Conference calls are the bane of my life and if you are reading this I’m guessing maybe yours too? They have become so clichéd...

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...

You can now customize Facebook’s notifications

Facebook is rolling out a new way to curate notifications on its mobile apps that it hopes you’ll find more useful. In this update, the...
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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...

GoButler raises $8M to get you anything you want by sending...

GoButler is launching its text-based personal assistant out of beta today, and is announcing an $8 million series A. GoButler is “like an Amazon for the...

It’s official: Alphabet has replaced Google

Google has officially changed its name to “Alphabet,” according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Alphabet will act as a holding company,...

2017 is around the corner

Yep, can you believe it, 2017 is around the corner – only two months away.  Where has the year gone!? Are you on track to...

Pepsi’s first smartphone, launching soon in China

PepsiCo said on Monday it is working with a licensing partner to market a line of mobile phones and accessories in China in the...

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...

Facebook Mentions and Live for Verified Profiles

Facebook is opening up Mentions and its live broadcasting app to more people starting today, but only if you have a verified profile. This...

PayPal’s One Touch checkout service now available across Europe and Australia

Today PayPal One Touch is launching in 13 new markets including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey....

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...

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...

#TechTuesday: What’s Trending in Social Media for 2016

2015 was a great year for social media. Facebook grew its user count to over 1.3 billion, Twitter introduced advertising for all users, Instagram...

How to Inspire a Fundraiser

Getting people motivated to eagerly kick-off a fundraiser and keep the momentum going isn’t as challenging as one might think.  There is one very...

Nvidia launches Grid 2.0 virtual desktop technology with support for 128...

Chipmaker Nvidia today announced the launch of Grid 2.0, the latest version of its desktop virtualization technology that companies can use to deploy graphics-heavy...

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...

The Tracks of Your Career – which songs sum up your...

What songs define your '9 to 5'? Are you more 'Whistle while you Work' or are you simply 'Working for the Weekend'? I've been a 'Slave to the Wage' for...

Your Business Networking Questions Answered

Unless you have an exclusively online business, we small business owners/entrepreneurs around the world must network in order to grow our business.  Agreed? Yet, so...
Twitter Features

7 Secret Twitter Features You Should Be Using #TechTuesday

DID YOU KNOW: A DAY’S WORTH OF TWEETS WOULD FILL A 10 MILLION PAGE BOOK?! I have always said that Twitter is my favourite network....

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 to...

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...

INFORMATION MISSING FROM ENTREPRENEURS’ PITCHES

I have been studying entrepreneurs’ pitches for over 10 years in the private equity world and for three and a half years in academia....

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...

Google Just Bought the Entire Alphabet

When Google first introduced the world to Alphabet, its new parent company now in its first official week on Wall Street, it was unfurled...

Who asks the World’s toughest interview question? (and how would YOU...

The toughest question asked at an interview is posed by Facebook according to a recent Business Insider article. Why? Because Mark Zuckerberg will... "only hire someone...

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...

Who called the LinkedIn Police?

Last week I wrote a serious social commentary piece about whether oversharing on social platforms could lead to serious consequences. In that article, I...

#TechTuesday: How To Create A Twitter List

If there are 300 million active Twitter users, with over 500 million tweets a day, how can YOU hone in on what’s important to...

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...

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...
Networking – Growing Your Business in 2017 and Beyond

Networking – Growing Your Business in 2017 and Beyond

Vince Lombardi, the well known and loved US football coach, is known, among other things, for his famous speech, “What It Takes to Be...

Three Reasons Why You Need To Stop Blogging For SEO And...

Looking to establish yourself as a thought leader?  Stop worrying about search engine optimization and start doing this. Earlier last year, we produced a video for...

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...

The Business Bullsh*t Quiz – how many do you know?

Straight out of the box, we need to address the 800 pound gorilla in the room. We all action these cliched idioms each 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,...
Samsung predicting strongest operating profit in two years for Q2 2016

Samsung predicting strongest operating profit in two years for Q2 2016

Samsung today has issued its earnings projection for the second quarter of this year. The company announced that it is expecting an operating profit...

BUHARISM, BUHARITICS AND BUHARICONOMY: ASSESSMENTS OF PMB 365 DAYS IN OFFICE

Without doubt, President Muhamadu Buhari (PMB) ascended office as the President of Nigeria, the largest black nation in the world and the powerhouse of...

20 Key Actions that Make You a Better and Happier Person

Understanding the true meaning of  "less is more" is highly important to have clarity about where we are and where we want to go in...

LIVE WEBINAR: How To Use LinkedIn To Generate Sales

Whilst as a business you might have a social media strategy to connect with your target customers, as a business owner, entrepreneur or sales...
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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 Mobile preview with ‘lots of small...

Microsoft has announced the release of an updated build for its Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview. For those in the company’s Fast ring, you...
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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...

Y Combinator startups have raised $7B with a $65B total valuation;...

Y Combinator (YC) the Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator and seed fund, has answered some questions it says it gets asked a lot: What is...

6 Stupid Office Rules that should be Banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we'd have anarchy right? Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most...
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5 down, 7 to go – what’s your 1 thing?

We’ve completed 5 months of 2016 and there are 7 to go. How are you feeling? Excited because you’re on track with your business plan? Or perhaps...

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...

‘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...

New Tesla Model 3 revealed: price, specs and 2017 release date

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the new Tesla Model 3 electric car at a California launch event. It's due in 2017 priced around...

5 Social Media Experts Share Their Secrets To Success

72% OF ALL INTERNET USERS ARE NOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA BUT HOW MANY OF THE 72% REALLY, TRULY UNDERSTAND HOW TO USE EACH SOCIAL...

Is Facebook really as addictive as Cocaine?

Hooked on Facebook? Well according to a recent study it affects your brain in the same way as using cocaine, gambling or alcohol... The latest...

Google launches its Keep note-taking app for iOS

Google today launched Google Keep for iOS. You can download the new app now directly from Apple’s App Store. Google says the features Google Keep...

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...
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,...
Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day

Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day

Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day on June 30th from 7:30-10:00am PT, 3:30-6pm GMT. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program aimed at helping entrepreneurs...

Lyft and China’s DiDi team up to take on Uber worldwide

Today Lyft and Chinese ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing (formerly DiDi Kuaidi) unveiled a major partnership allowing users of each service to hail rides from either app....
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How to Submit Your Podcast to Google Play Music

Google today announced that it will start offering podcasts in the Google Play Music service. The addition will “give podcasters access to millions of new...

Facebook users express concerns over possible ‘dislike’ button

Facebook users took to the social media site on Wednesday to react to the company’s decision to test what Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer...

Mozilla’s plans for Firefox: More partnerships, better add-ons, faster updates, and...

Mozilla has decided to reexamine and revamp the way it builds, communicates, and decides features for its browser. In short, big changes are coming...

Self-Letting.com Launches the long awaited Premier Letting & Property Sharing Platform

You may surprise yourself with how beneficial a share can be, but if you wouldn’t mind a little more cash, and a little more...

#TechTuesday: 7 Pinterest Tools to Fast Track You to Sales Success

Using tools associated to each social network helps you automate and market your business in a more effective and time sensitive way. Just a...

Google gets into the carpooling business with the launch of RideWith...

Google is entering the carpooling business this week with the launch of a new app called RideWith. Available for Android only at first, the service...

Which ‘Business Bulls**t’ phrases annoy you the most?

"We can't boil the ocean by drinking Kool-aid and then circle back when we try to run it up the flagpole." Absolute nonsense right?...

Microsoft confirms Office 2016

Microsoft has now officially confirmed that Office 2016 for Windows will be “broadly available” from September 22. The full public launch comes after many months...

Apple, Samsung in talks with telecom groups to launch e-Sim card

If anybody has the juice to push wireless carriers toward accepting embedded or “e-SIM” cards it’s Apple. And news today says Apple and rival...

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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Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6 for ‘any developer...

Microsoft today launched Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6. These new versions are aimed at developers targeting new platforms, including cross-platform mobile development (Android,...
Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity

Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity

Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity. Both are Elon Musk’s companies (he owns 21% of Tesla and 22% of SolarCity). US electric...
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Brand new Apple TV

Today, Apple opens pre-orders for its long-overdue Apple TV relaunch.   The remote is the first thing that appears radically different. Gone are the days of the minimal two-button,...

HOW TO

How to beat the Monday morning office blues

How to beat the Monday morning office blues

You’ve got a seriously bad case of the Monday morning blues. It creeps up midway through Sunday afternoon, this unmoveable feeling of dread that has...

The Gifts of Speed Control

I have learned to take a pause. George, the CFO of a multi-billion dollar business, says this to me last week. George is strategy-smart, results-driven,...

Brexit: How Could Changes to Labour Laws Affect Your Company

Britain has voted to leave the European Union. This will have a profound impact on all areas of business in the UK. An area...
How To Deal with a Whining Employee

How To Deal with a Whining Employee

As a leader, it’s frustrating to hear whining.  In response, leaders often say, “Don’t come to me with a problem, come to me with...

Are Emoji’s the new (smiley) face of Marketing?

When Facebook augmented their ‘Like’ feature with 5 new emoji reactions it seemingly became a catalyst for major advertisers to jump on the bandwagon....
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