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Office 365 now available from datacenters in Japan - Office Blogs

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blogs.office.com - Today’s post on Office 365 was written by John Case, corporate vice president at Microsoft. Over the last few months we’ve worked hard to bring the Cloud and Office to you—everywhere. In October, w...

Electronic Privacy Press Event Webcast

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news.microsoft.com - Speaker: Brad Smith, General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft

I Hate My iPhone 6's Storage - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - When Apple introduced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, I leapt at the chance to trade in my barely-used 5S and upgrade. I wish I hadn't. My carrier, T-Mobile, makes this easy. I'm allowed a phone upgrade o...

12 Days of Deals: Holiday Gifts – Microsoft Store

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microsoftstore.com - Looking for great holiday gifts at a killer price? Check out our 12 Days of Deals from Microsoft. From December 9 through December 20, we've got smashing holiday deals that will bring you amazing s...

Hackers ‘may attack other film studios after leak of Sony Pictures’ data’ | Film

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theguardian.com - Security researchers have warned that hackers could be preparing attacks on other major film studios in the wake of the Sony Pictures cyber-attack that paralysed the company’s computer systems and ...

MSNBC Launches 'Shift,' Online News Channel Featuring Original Shows, Documentaries

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huffingtonpost.com - NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC on Monday launched a new online service featuring Web-only fare. The channel, christened "Shift," combines live news and short documentaries with original shows that focus on ...

Google News Spain to close in response to story links 'tax' | Technology

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theguardian.com - Google is closing Google News in Spain and removing Spanish media outlets from the service following a row with the country’s government over new legislation aimed at protecting local publishers th...

Photo Gallery: Meet the Chiefs: Sue Barsamian, HP

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thevarguy.com - This week in Meet the Chiefs we meet Sue Barsamian, senior vice president and general manager of Worldwide Indirect Sales, Enterprise Group at Hewlett-Packard (HPQ). She is responsible for driving ...

Spanish publishers move to halt Google News closure (Wired UK)

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wired.co.uk - A lobby group of Spanish publishers has asked the country's government to stop Google News from being shut down. Last week Google said it would close its news service after Spain introduced new int...

HP Stream 11 Review: £180 and Worth Every Penny

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gizmodo.co.uk - There's more to the world of dirt-cheap computing than Google's browser-machines. The HP Stream is a £180 full-Windows laptop, and it's surprisingly good. A £180 laptop from HP that runs full Windo...

BBC News - GCHQ's first tablet app targets future cyber sleuths

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bbc.co.uk - The government's electronic monitoring agency GCHQ is releasing its first tablet computer app. Cryptoy was created by three industrial placement students and tells the story of four historical cyph...

Smart Watch Positives With Samsung Gear Fit - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - Six months ago, I didn't think much of the smartwatch. Every time someone asked me how I thought 'wearables' would do in the greater technology marketplace I would scoff. Of course they won't succe...

Hackers offer to spare some Sony employees from stolen data leaks

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mashable.com - The hacker group that calls itself GOP or "Guardians of Peace" doesn't seem to have any plans to stop dumping information pilfered from its hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment to the press. But ...

Obama Writes His First Line Of Code

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huffingtonpost.com - "moveForward(100);" may now be the most famous line of JavaScript in history -- it's what President Barack Obama wrote Monday as he reportedly became the first United States president to write a co...

Spanish Newspapers Suddenly Regret Forcing Google Out Of Spain - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - Spanish newspapers are now asking Google News not to leave the country. The Spanish Newspapers Publishers' Association (AEDE) has called on the Spain government and European competition authorities...

3 Scary Smart Ways Stores Use Your Personal Information

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blog.credit.com - Retailers want to get to know you. This should come as no surprise — we’ve all seen how our Internet search history and purchases affect the online ads we see — but it’s just as important for brick...

Uber intros surge pricing during Sydney hostage siege, then backtracks after user outcry

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mashable.com - This post was updated at 10:45 p.m. ET to include an updated statement from Uber. Uber briefly charged its users in downtown Sydney a minimum $100 to escape an armed hostage crisis, a result of aut...

Facebook Basically Teasing Us With 'Dislike Button' At This Point

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huffingtonpost.com - Facebook is considering adding a feature that people have wanted for a long time now: a "dislike" button. But don't hold your breath. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, at a public Q&A session at Facebook h...

The Gift that Keeps on Giving: 12 Ways Everyone Can Help IT This Holiday Season

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symantec.com - As the holidays approach, everyone gets caught up in the season of giving. As IT professionals, this time of year allows us to share a gift with our users, which actually can help them give an even...

Leather Wallet Barneys - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - Everyone needs a great everyday wallet — and this Lotuff Leather black billfold wallet is where it's at. Now that everyone's using huge smartphones, no one wants (or needs) to carry around a huge w...

The best Chromebooks so far: Acer C720 and Chromebook 13 [REVIEW]

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mashable.com - Editor's Note: The selection of Mashable Choice applies only to the Acer Chromebook C720. Not all Chromebooks are created equally, but if you look at what’s actually in them... they actually are. T...

13 Beautiful New Ebook Templates [Free Download]

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Mobile, Video, And Real-Time Bidding Are Driving A Boom In Digital Advertising - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - The digital advertising market is evolving extraordinarily quickly. Traditional online banner ads designed for PCs — and the legacy ad networks that support them — are being displaced by a new gene...

Snapchat geofilters: How they work and why they matter

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mashable.com - Snapchat users have long been known to be a creative bunch. But recently the company has tried to appeal directly to those creative instincts as it announced it was opening up its geofilters featur...

3 Steps to Promote Your Blog on Pinterest and Facebook

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Would you like to drive more traffic to your blog from Facebook or Pinterest? Are you optimizing your blog posts for social shares? Using your blog, Pinterest and Facebook together can amplify your...

Ransomware Do's and Dont's: Protecting Critical Data

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symantec.com - Ransomware threats such as CryptoLocker or CryptoWall are becoming more prevalent in enterprises. The purpose of these threats is quite simple; they are attempting to extort money from their victim...

Android Wear gets custom watch faces, quick settings and 'undo'

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mashable.com - Your Android Wear smartwatch is about to get smarter. Google is updating the wearable platform Wednesday with new abilities, including animated watch faces and an undo command that lets you bring b...

The Conversion Marketer’s Guide to Landing Page Copywriting

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offers.hubspot.com - Learn to Create Compelling Copy as a Conversion Marketer. The success or failure of each and every marketing campaign you run is riding largely on your landing page copy. Is your copy getting throu...

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – December 2014

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symantec.com - Hello, welcome to this month's blog on the Microsoft patch release. This month the vendor is releasing seven bulletins covering a total of 24 vulnerabilities. Thirteen of this month's issues are ra...

How to Save Six Hours a Week on Social Media

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blog.bufferapp.com - You know the feeling. You’re sitting there, staring at your hands, at the keyboard, at the screen, at the ceiling. You’re supposed to post something on Twitter, but you have no idea what to post. I...

The Importance of General Software Updates and Patches

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community.norton.com - We all get them from time to time- those little windows that pop up, notifying us that there are software updates available for our computer. Chances are, these always seem to present themselves ri...

Android business users get a virtual desktop in the cloud

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betanews.com - One of the key reasons why businesses migrate their systems to the cloud is to make them easier to access from anywhere. But that can create complications where office systems are Windows based and...

Facebook Launches Call-to-Action Buttons on Business Pages

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blog.hubspot.com - Want to see what it looks like while you're waiting for this feature for your Page? Head on over to online retailer Dollar Shave Club's Facebook Page -- they were given beta access to the new featu...

How To Make iPhone 6 Plus Fonts Huge - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - I've had my iPhone 6 Plus for about a month now. I was a little reluctant to buy it because it was so expensive and my iPhone 5 was still working pretty great. But I'm glad I did it.  The main reas...

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

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nptechforgood.com - Based on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more th...

Russian ransomware author takes the easy route

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symantec.com - Symantec Security Response has observed a new variant of ransomcrypt malware which is easy to update and uses open source components to encrypt files. The variant, detected as Trojan.Ransomcrypt.L,...

Apple Versus Gold Returns - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - On Thursday, Bloomberg caught up with Apple cofounder Ron Wayne, who sold his 10% stake in Apple for $800 in 1976 (via @TheStalwart). Wayne told Bloomberg that over the past 40 years, he had kept m...

From potato salad to prosthetic limbs: five offbeat charity crowdfunding campaigns | Voluntary Sector Network

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theguardian.com - Crowdfunding isn’t a new concept. In fact, the base of the Statue of Liberty was paid for through a newspaper advertisement in the New York World, with hundreds of people donating small amounts. To...

'Inception' Cyber Espionage Campaign Targets PCs, Smartphones

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darkreading.com - An international group of criminals, dubbed "Inception" by the security firm that uncovered them, has been carrying out a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign directed primarily at companies in R...

5 holiday gifts to keep your loved ones secure and safe - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - Cybercrime concerns seeped into the mainstream conscience in 2014. While consumers can do little to avoid breaches at retailers and banks, they can take steps to better protect themselves online. H...

How Britain Infiltrated Belgium's Largest Telecom Company - Business Insider

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dailydot.com - Newly published documents obtained by whistleblower Edward Snowden have revealed the extent of a plot involving the British government's successful infiltration of Belgium’s largest telecommunicati...

Social Media FAQ: 10 Top Questions From Marketers

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blog.bufferapp.com - When it comes to hearing great social media advice, I seem to have a bit of a preference: I quite enjoy finding the advice that fits my questions specifically. And wouldn’t you know, my questions a...

5 Ways to Get Your App Startup Story Heard

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inc.com - Just because you can code like a genius doesn't mean anyone will take notice of your startup. There are hoards of great ideas that never take off because the founders fail to communicate properly. ...

SymantecVoice: 5 Must-Haves For A Secure Mobile Workforce - Forbes

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forbes.com - Cyber security analysts have discovered a huge gap between the behavior of users on PCs and that of those on mobile devices. Even though many mobile devices can now do almost anything a PC can do, ...

Media Cause | How to Create Effective Landing Pages for Your Non-Profit - Media Cause

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mediacause.org - A landing page is “a standalone web page distinct from your main website, that has been designed with a single focused objective in mind.” For example, the goal may be to get users to sign up for a...

Amazon Must Be Stopped - Sort Of

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motherjones.com - Enough of this cancer nonsense. Let's agree and disagree with Matt Yglesias today (not that I'm comparing him with cancer, mind you). First off, the disagreement. In the current issue of the New Re...

Gadgets To Look Forward To - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - We may be finished with new gadget launches for 2014, but there's plenty to look forward to next year. Here's a look at the biggest tech launches we're expecting to see in 2015.

4 Donation Pages to Help Jumpstart Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign

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nten.org - It’s that time again: the end of the year. It's a time to reflect on 2014 and look forward to 2015, for you and your organization. Chances are, no matter what holiday you may or may not be celebrat...

14 Recent Changes Social Media Marketers Need to Know

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blog.bufferapp.com - To paraphrase Ferris Bueller, social media moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. That’s why from time to time we like to offer an overview of all ...

Top 8 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn for Nonprofits

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socialmedia4nonprofits.org - For those seeking the best talent or opportunities in professional fields of all kinds, LinkedIn is the go-to social network. But beyond the basics of a place to host your resume and search job lis...

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