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Three Business-Centered Twitter Accounts You Have to Follow

If you want your place of business to unblock Twitter from the company Internet, consider telling your boss that it’s not all about the latest pre-teen boy band or the Kardashians. There’s some good stuff on Twitter that can help give you the knowledge your company needs to compete in the ever-changing marketplace. You just [...]

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The IRS Is Going To Tax Bitcoin Like Personal Property, Not Currency

This is big news for all you Bitcoin users – the IRS has finally made a decision as to how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will be treated when it’s time to pay the tax man. Specifically, they’re going to treat all virtual currencies as personal property, not as an actual form of currency. The implications [...]

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How To Keep Track Of Business Contacts With Days App

Sometimes I find large conferences overwhelming.  With thousands of potential contacts milling about, leading to numerous new friends and business opportunities, I also find it hard to properly organize and keep track of each new relationship. Say hello to the Days app, by Wander.  I previously wrote about Days but focused on using the app [...]

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Google Play sales higher in Japan than USA

Have you spent much on the Google Play store? Maybe you have an Android phone, and so in order to put apps you have to go through Google Play. For most of us, Google Play isn’t the first place we go for media content. It seems however, that the same isn’t true in Japan. Overseas [...]

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How To: Use your Mac to sign a document

This one is worth sharing just in case you’ve never heard of it, or forgot it existed: iSight signatures. The feature was added quite a while ago, but I recently remembered how awesome it was when I signed a document without printing it out. Signing Documents It’s always been possible on OS X to scan [...]

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Microsoft’s Logo Gets a Facelift after 25 Years

Microsoft unveiled their new, colorful logo yesterday alongside the grand opening of its Boston store. The new design drops the italicized, bold face type for a lighter type in the Microsoft name and adds a straighter, revamped version of the iconic Windows symbol. The design also pays homage to the company’s history with the connectivity [...]

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Is The Microsoft Surface A PC Or A tablet?

The Microsoft Surface isn’t a tablet, it’s a PC. But it’s also a tablet. It’s the ultimate Windows 8 machine: A tablet/PC mix, aspiring to have the best of both worlds. But which is it really? Microsoft says it can be both without compromising, but two ideas prevailed throughout the Surface keynote: The PC and [...]

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#WWDC 2012: Documents in the cloud is exactly what iWork needed (by @mrgnw)

iWork, Apple’s equivalent of Microsoft Office, is three years old. As WWDC 2012 approached, I prayed that Apple would update iWork. But what needed to be updated? Documents in the Cloud More than anything else, I wanted iWork to synchronize documents better between iOS devices and Macs. Documents in the cloud is exactly what was [...]

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Is Microsoft Office really a must for business and education?

I’ve done a good amount of work in Microsoft Office and have trained others to use it, but I ditched Office 3 years ago when I started creating documents on my Mac with Apple’s iWork. When I heard blogs bustle about how Microsoft Office is coming to the iPad soon, I decided to give Microsoft [...]

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iPad: ‘shiny’ gadget, or powerful business tool? (by @mrgnw)

Some people believe that the iPad is a shiny device that isn’t meant for use in business. Why they’re right Most people who say the iPad is “not fit for business” are really saying “it doesn’t run Microsoft Office, doesn’t have a keyboard.” — Morgan Williams (@mrgnw) June 6, 2012 See also: Was Steve Jobs wrong [...]

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