Technology Trust News

A Good Friend in a Digital World

Technology

Media Cause | Getting Started With Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits

Shared by
Tech Impact

mediacause.org - In the second installment of excerpts from our whitepaper, we share the basics of setting up Google Ad Grants shell accounts and campaigns. Google recently announced that its Google Grants program ...

PlayStation Network and Windows Live hack could be a hoax, experts say | Technology

Shared by
Guardian Tech

theguardian.com - Hackers are claiming to have broken into the Sony PlayStation Network (PSN), Microsoft Windows Live and 2K Games to leak over 5,500 usernames and passwords. The hacking group called DerpTrolling cl...

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines Choose Surface Pro 3 for their Pilots

Shared by
Microsoft News

blog.surface.com - Surface Pro 3 continues to gain momentum in the commercial space, with more and more companies choosing Surface for their businesses. And in turn, we have been working hard to remove more barriers ...

Driverless cars could face threat from hackers trying to cause road chaos | Technology

Shared by
Guardian Tech

theguardian.com - Driverless cars will need to be protected from hackers who could take control of vehicles to cause chaos on the roads, cyber security and transport experts have warned. While autonomous vehicles, s...

Google Glass Blind Teenager Ben Yonattan - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - When a teenage dancer was diagnosed with retinal dystrophy, a disease which left him almost completely blind, it seemed like he'd have to give up his passion.  Until, that is, 13-year-old Ben Yonat...

Microsoft Identity Manager Public Preview is now available! - Active Directory Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Shared by
Microsoft News

blogs.technet.com - Back in April, we blogged about the vNext release of Microsoft Identity Manager (a.k.a. "MIM", the product formerly known as Forefront Identity Manager). Today I have the privilege to let you know ...

Amazon counts cost as Christmas veto campaign gathers momentum | Books

Shared by
Guardian Tech

theguardian.com - The anti-Amazon campaign group Amazon Anonymous says that more than 2,000 people have pledged not to shop at the online retailer this Christmas, just one day after it launched its latest drive. The...

ACLU Launches Police Watch App in Oregon and Other States

Shared by
Beth Kanter

aclu.org - "Mobile Justice" app allows Oregonians to record video of police encounters, includes guide to rights FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org PORTLAND, Ore. – The American Civil...

BBC News - Twitter co-founder defends app and talks about new project

Shared by
BBC Technology

bbc.co.uk - The chairman and co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has been in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'. The free app turns a tablet or smartphone into a sales register that can b...

Amazon Wants To Help You Find A Plumber - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - Amazon wants to connect users with handymen like plumbers and electricians through the expansion of its Amazon Local Services division in New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle, The Wall Street Journal...

BBC News - Yahoo to replace Google for search on Firefox

Shared by
BBC Technology

bbc.co.uk - Tech giant Yahoo will now replace online leader Google as the default search engine on Firefox's internet browsers in the US. Yahoo said it would launch a "clean, modern and immersive design" searc...

Microsoft Has New Robot Security Guards - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

dailydot.com - Microsoft recently installed a fleet of 5-feet-tall, 300-pound robots to protect its Silicon Valley campus. The robots are packed with HD security cameras and sensors to take in their organic, prot...

Spotify and Uber host secret Professor Green session in London (Wired UK)

Shared by
Wired UK

wired.co.uk - Earlier this week Uber and Spotify revealed that they were partnering to provide a new service to users of both services. From tomorrow (21 November) the two companies will be allowing Uber passeng...

Flywheel raises $12 million to take on Uber's 'army of mini assh*les'

Shared by
Mashable Tech

mashable.com - Flywheel, the app-enabled cab hailing startup and Uber rival, announced Thursday that it had raised $12 million in Series C funding. The timing couldn't be better for the company's new CEO, Rakesh ...

The 13 Best Custom iPhones Money Can Buy - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - These days the real way to show off is with a custom iPhone. Custom iPhones are a great way to express your personality. They also tend to cost more, if that's of concern to you. We've rounded up t...

5 Reasons Why Convenience Wins the Internet Every Time

Shared by
SearchEngine Journal

inc.com - The Internet has revolutionized direct communication, lead to the digitization of books and film, as well as made convenience even more important. Companies have developed strategies that capitaliz...

Join Us at Vault: The Linux Storage and Filesystem Conference

Shared by
The Linux Foundation

linuxfoundation.org - We’re currently accepting submissions for Vault, The Linux Foundation’s Linux storage and filesystem conference, happening this March 11 and 12 in Boston, MA. The call for proposals will remain ope...

Experts: Hackers Could Take Control Of Driverless Cars - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - Driverless cars will need to be protected from hackers who could take control of vehicles to cause chaos on the roads, cyber security and transport experts have warned. While autonomous vehicles, s...

Enterprise software vendors go freemium: It's all about the long tail

Shared by
Symantec

zdnet.com - IBM and Cisco in recent weeks have launched freemium apps that are about staying relevant to the next generation of customers as much as keeping existing ones. Enterprise software: The big trends a...

The Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Shared by
@NonprofitOrgs

nonprofitmarketingblog.com - Your #GivingTuesday campaign will depend on SHARING. Sharing can happen through many channels: email, in person events, volunteer activities, and phone outreach. But today we are focusing on social...

Internet of Things and New App Economy By @Centrify | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Shared by
Symantec

virtualization.sys-con.com - Identity: The Key to Unlocking the New App Economy In 2007, there were virtually no mobile apps. Last year alone, over 100 billion apps were downloaded, generating $26 billion in sales. App stores ...

4 Homepage Conversion Killers [Infographic]

Shared by
HubSpot

blog.hubspot.com - Most obviously, features like company logos, slogans, navigation options, and search fields should be readily available for all visitors who venture to your site. However, in terms of securing mark...

SEJ Summit 2015: For Enterprise Marketers

Shared by
SearchEngine Journal

searchenginejournal.com - We’ve been working on it in stealth mode for a couple of months. It’s SEJ’s biggest initiative to date, by far. Earlier this year, Searchmetrics approached us with a simple idea: hold an exclusive ...

Now e-cigarettes can give you malware | Technology

Shared by
Norton

theguardian.com - E-cigarettes may be better for your health than normal ones, but spare a thought for your poor computer – electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software, according to on...

Coder's Block Blog / Fun Times with CSS Counters

Shared by
TechSoup Canada

codersblock.com - CSS counters are one of those “oh neat, didn’t know CSS could do that” features with a lot of interesting potential. In simple terms, they let you keep a running tally of things in CSS — no JavaScr...

Android Malware: ‘NotCompatible’ threat infected up to 4.5M users

Shared by
Norton

bgr.com - As many as 4.5 million American Android smartphone users may have been fooled into somehow downloading a complex malicious program on their devices since January 2013, The New Yok Times reports, ci...

71 Ways to Write a Social Media Update

Shared by
Buffer

blog.bufferapp.com - I’ve got several go-to moves when I’m playing basketball. The crossover. The fadeaway. The tear drop. I’ve got several go-to moves when I’m writing social media updates, too. Title case. Text only....

Craigslist Slammed On National TV For Selling Dangerous Recalled Products - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - An ABC news crew startled Craigslist founder Craig Newmark when they approached him on the street outside his San Francisco home, cameras running, and asked for comment on a big problem with Craigl...

Russian website streams thousands of private webcams - Nov. 20, 2014

Shared by
Norton

money.cnn.com - Hackers accessed the cameras by using default passwords set by the manufacturers, British officials said Thursday. Those log-in details are freely available online, leaving the unsecured cameras ac...

An Exhaustive List of Google's Ranking Factors [Infographic]

Shared by
HubSpot

blog.hubspot.com - They've scoured the internet to find all of the mention of Google ranking factors and created an all-inclusive infographic listing and categorizing 200 factors that make up Google's ranking algorit...

6 Research-Backed Ways to Get More Followers on Twitter and Facebook

Shared by
Buffer

blog.bufferapp.com - Follower count is often considered one of the vainest of vanity metrics. I can relate. I’ve had my fair share of ego tied to that golden number on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn—pointing ...

Apple Pay Working With Square - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - Square will start accepting Apple's new mobile payments system next year, the company's founder and CEO Jack Dorsey just confirmed to CNN Money (via 9to5Mac). While some may have perceived Square a...

6 Ingenious Microsites You Could Play With All Day

Shared by
HubSpot

blog.hubspot.com - You didn't think I could write a blog post about microsites and not include ElfYourself, did you? Of course not. The above screenshot is what the website looks like right now, but come the holiday ...

Michael Dell's son raises $585K for new dating app

Shared by
Murray Newlands

builtinaustin.com - Interested Inc., the startup that launched Thread, a college focused mobile dating app, has just raised $585,000 in seed funding. The Thread app was founded by 18-year old Zachary Dell, son of PC e...

#GivingTuesday Blogs and Presentations From #SM4NP

Shared by
Social Media 4 NPOs

socialmedia4nonprofits.org - By Ritu Sharma, CEO & Co-Founder, Social Media for Nonprofits We have been hard at work supporting our community of nonprofits around the country with various presentations, webinars and sessions o...

Prezi Raises $57 Million - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - Presentation tech platform Prezi has just raised $US57 million in funding from Accel Partners and Spectrum Equity. Both firms have some impressive investments in their portfolio. Spectrum, which le...

Say thanks to your best friends with a Facebook video - BT

Shared by
BT Better Future

home.bt.com - Facebook has introduced a new way for you to say thanks to your nearest and dearest by creating a customised video. The social networking giant is calling it  ‘Say Thanks’, and it’s a quick way to ...

Rick Farnell - Co-Founder & President of Think Big Analytics

Shared by
Murray Newlands

ideamensch.com - I would take more pictures. Pictures tell a great story and we have a tradition in our offices where we hang up photos of good times that we’ve had inside and outside the office. As co-founder of T...

Facebook’s Teen Problem / We Are Social

Shared by
We Are Social

wearesocial.net - GlobalWebIndex’s latest figures reveal mixed news for Facebook. It’s still number one in the social networking world, but half of its members say they’re using it less frequently – a figure which r...

Top 25 Affiliate Marketing Minds of 2014 - GeoRiot Blog On Global Affiliate Linking : GeoRiot Blog On Global Affiliate Linking

Shared by
Murray Newlands

blog.georiot.com - Affiliate marketing is celebrating its 20th year anniversary this month and to honor the industry, we at GeoRiot are honoring those that have shaped and continue to shape the industry in some big w...

School Business Manager Job with CAPITA LEADERSHIP TEAM

Shared by
Charity news + jobs

jobs.theguardian.com - Have a Guardian Jobs account? Sign in now and we'll pre-fill this application for you. Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb By applying for a job listed on Guardian Job...

The Value of Being Grant Professional Certified (GPC) - #fundchat

Shared by
#fundchat

fundchat.org - Recently, when #fundchat and #grantchat teamed up to talk about professional certifications for nonprofit fundraisers/grant professionals, as always with both communities, a thoughtful dialogue tra...

Refer a Friend - Give as you Live

Shared by
Give as you Live

giveasyoulive.com - Account access only available on desktop and tablet computers currently. Your account panel is currently being updated and is therefore only available on desktop computers and tablets. However, we'...

Russia Hacked Webcam Scandal - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - A website in Russian, which has a domain named registered in Australian-controlled Cocos Islands is streaming the feeds of thousands of webcams with lax password security from around the world. In ...

New to TechSoup: Skype Credit - The TechSoup Blog - Community - TechSoup

Shared by
NetSquared

forums.techsoup.org - Eligible organizations in the United States and United Kingdom can now request donations of $20 credit vouchers for Microsoft's Skype. For those unfamiliar with Skype, it provides voice calling, vi...

Canadian Resourcer Job with CAREER TEACHERS

Shared by
Charity news + jobs

jobs.theguardian.com - Have a Guardian Jobs account? Sign in now and we'll pre-fill this application for you. Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb By applying for a job listed on Guardian Job...

Discount codes, discount vouchers & promotions at Homebase

Shared by
Give as you Live

giveasyoulive.com - Account access only available on desktop and tablet computers currently. Your account panel is currently being updated and is therefore only available on desktop computers and tablets. However, we'...

7 Strategies for Tailoring a Custom-Fit Sales Pitch for Each Prospect

Shared by
Murray Newlands

entrepreneur.com - We all know the feeling of zoning out during a sales presentation, but you can probably recall a time when the pitch had you nodding your head in agreement. Every once in a while, the presentation ...

What SEO Used to Be Versus What SEO Is Now

Shared by
BORN SOCIAL

quicksprout.com - Nice work Jon! and more importantly – what a breath of fresh air AND a stunning example of how doing things right pays off I’ve been in SEO since before it had a name (started late 90’s) and have n...

What It Was Like To Hear Jeff Bezos Pitch Amazon In 1994 - Business Insider

Shared by
BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - Documentary photographer Doug Menuez has spent time with some of the most notable figures in Silicon Valley.  But it was during a 1994 trip to Aspen, Colorado, when he met a young Jeff Bezos, who w...

Technology Trust

A Good Friend in a Digital World. We provide technology donations, email marketing and online fundraising services. Tweets by @_kim_nguyen