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Fun With Google Chrome

Google is full of surprises. Easter eggs abound within their search engine, OS and yes their browser. I’m certain many of you diehard engineers out there know this already, but I don’t always write for you… This is for the rest of you. Whenever you enter a URL and get a message stating that the webpage is unavailable, before you …

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Decoding Facebook’s Privacy Settings

Facebook privacy settings change as often as celebrity hairstyles. Because of their changeable nature, Facebook users are often left confused and unprotected. Here are some tips and tricks to help you decode Facebook’s newest privacy settings. Who Can See Your Posts? It’s important to know who can see each of your posts. Employers are using Facebook to weed-out inappropriate potential applicants, …

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The Human Side of Google, Intel, and Johnson & Johnson [Infographic]

Not all companies are focused solely on profits—Google, Intel, and Johnson & Johnson are globally recognized corporations that have a real human side to them. Google offers its employees 15-25 days of paid vacation time per year as well as five full months of paid maternity leave. It’s refreshing to know that the company actively encourages employees to work from …

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Corporate Culture Mindset [Infographic]

Many different thoughts come to mind when one is speaking about culture.  The personalities and norms that define a culture are extremely important, especially in the workplace.  Although this is true, oftentimes employees find themselves dissatisfied with their own corporate culture and tend to lack initiative and loyalty to the business. What can employers do to foster a creative and exciting …

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The Post-PC Revolution [Infographic]

Computer users are going mobile with the availability of smartphones and tablets. There are currently more than 1.038 billion smartphones in use and media tablet sales reached 118.9 million in 2012. Tablet sales are estimated to reach 369.2 million by 2016. With 1 out of every 6.7 people in the world carrying a smartphone in their pocket, it’s no wonder …

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2012: The Year of Android

Whether you’re an Android user or a shameless Apple fanboy, there is no denying that the year 2012 went to Android. After living in Apple’s shadow, Android has really stepped up their game and took the mobile world by force. In 2012, Samsung had 16 million more phones in the U.S. than Apple and, by the fourth quarter, saw 152 …

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Google Celebrates Black History Month

It is incredibly awesome to see an organization like Google recognize the contributions and necessity of a diverse workforce. Google is partnering with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Black Founders and NewMe to host a celebration in honor of Black History Month. This event will be held at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View on Tuesday February 5, …

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What Advertisers Need to Know About Mobile [Infographic]

It’s not too difficult to understand why advertisers should focus their attention on mobile. The fact of the matter is that mobile searchers are ready to act. Around 50 percent of all mobile searches are locally targeted, which makes them very conversion-friendly. Mobile ads enjoy incredible visibility—two out of three consumers say they notice mobile ads. A full one out …

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Siri, Meet Google Voice Search

Coming from a serious Apple fan as I am – this is significant. Google’s updated Search app for #iOS has finally been approved by Apple (there’s a story behind the story as to why it took so long for this app to get approved…) After testing it for a while today, I must say – Siri you’ve got a strong …

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SEO Marketing: Blogging Basics

As a small business, you may not have time or budget to dedicate to an “SEO guru” or the hire of a marketing agency. SEO marketing on your company blog is a popular way to increase site traffic, impressions, leads and even sales. Small bakeries, boutiques and even banks can make the most of blogging. Here are 5 quick tips …

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Will Self-Drive Technology Ever Catch on in the UK?

They’ve gained a lot of positive press across the globe recently, but a recent survey by UK-based company Motorpoint suggests that vehicles such as Google’s self-driving car would be met with caution from the auto-buying public. Motorpoint polled 2,000 people in their survey, with 58 per cent saying they were uncomfortable with leaving their safety when behind the wheel to …

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Glitch in Google’s Android Spyware Detector Detected

Google introduced Android spyware detector, Bouncer with a bang in beginning of this year. It was advertised as a powerful application, which performed the work of different spywares at a given time. However, spyware researchers have disclosed some drawbacks in the application, which reject the claims made by Google. With growing market of cell phone monitoring software, Google should have …

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