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Hold a Nonprofit Tech Meetup in Your City!

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forums.techsoup.org - If you love bringing people together to talk about how we can use technology for good, you're just the person we want. TechSoup's NetSquared is a global volunteer-run network of nonprofit technolog...

Graphic Design Hacks: Using Microsoft Office to Create Images | TechSoup Canada

techsoupcanada.ca - This is a continuation of our Graphic Design for Nonprofits blog recap. Read part one to learn the design principles and techniques needed to fully utlize the tips and tricks covered in this post. ...

May 2015 DIY Series: Office 365 SharePoint – 11am EST - Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology

blog.techimpact.org - DIY Office 365 by Tech Impact is a professionally guided self-implementation program for organizations that are moving their e-mail calendaring, and shared file systems to Microsoft Office 365. The...

News from The Associated Press

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hosted.ap.org - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course. First, there was her na...

Charge your Apple Watch in style with 10% off the Griffin WatchStand

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thenextweb.com - The Apple Watch is a beautiful piece of wearable technology that provides great functionality at the turn of your wrist. The WatchStand Apple Watch Charging Dock is designed to make Apple’s timepie...

MyFitnessPal launches a premium subscription for its keenest users

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theguardian.com - More than 85 million people are using the MyFitnessPal app to track their diet and exercise. Now the company behind it is hoping some of them will pay for it. The firm, which was acquired by US spo...

Sherish for iPhone Protects Your Family Photos

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thenextweb.com - As an increasing number of digital natives get born and embark on their life journeys, they are often accompanied by thousands of photos and videos taken by their adoring parents and posted online ...

How would a Tesla home battery work? - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - US electric carmaker Tesla Motors has unveiled batteries that can power homes and businesses. Chief executive Elon Musk announced the firm would build batteries that store solar energy and serve as...

Apple TV Remote Redesign Will Likely Feature a Touch Pad

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thenextweb.com - Get ready for a brand new way to interact with your Apple TV. The New York Times is reporting that the company is revamping the design of its ATV remote control for the new models that are expected...

News Corp is copying BuzzFeed with a new video site called 'Internet Action Force'

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businessinsider.com - NewsCorp is trying to take on BuzzFeed and reach millennials with a Funny Or Die / BuzzFeed-esque viral video website, Mumbrella reports. The site, dubbed "Internet Action Force," describes itself ...

NYT: The Apple TV Remote Is Getting a Touch Pad

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gizmodo.com - Like most of Apple’s products, the Apple TV remote is a thing of simple elegance. But despite the company’s long-held view that most remote controls are too complicated, the New York Times reports ...

Amaze your Customers! Announcing General Availability of the Spring 2015 Release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Microsoft Dynamics Marketing - Microsoft Dynamics Community

community.dynamics.com - Can the Microsoft Dynamics CRM journey get any more exciting? Yes, it can! Our recent Convergence conference gave me the opportunity to do what I like most -- talk with customers about how they are...

Microsoft Will Now Let You Run Azure In Your Own Datacenter

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thenextweb.com - Big news for IT professionals out of Microsoft Ignite today: the company is making available a version of Azure that can be hosted in your own datacenter. The new software, called Microsoft Azure S...

Apple may be preparing to deal a big blow to Spotify

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businessinsider.com - Apple is reportedly talking to music labels about discontinuing their free music streaming licenses with Spotify, according to The Verge's Micah Singleton. If successful, this would be a giant blow...

T-Mobile Gives Verizon Users 2-Week Phone Trial, $650 Contract Buy-Out

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gizmodo.com - T-Mobile is known for aggressive plays, so here’s another to add to the list. If you’re a Verizon customer, T-Mobile will lend you a free phone for two weeks. If you’re happy with the service, it’l...

Ignite 2015

news.microsoft.com - Tune in on Monday, May 4th, at 9:00am CT to hear news from Microsoft's premier IT Pro event.

Your social media cheat sheet for perfectly sized images

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mashable.com - Images are a vital element of social media. Set a photo with screwy dimensions as your profile pic or cover photo, and you've immediately set the tone all wrong. But don't worry — we took a look at...

Welcome to an all-new The Next Web

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thenextweb.com - We told you it was coming, and now here it is! We’ve flipped the switch and our new design is here. Here are some of the new elements to look out for: The homepage isn’t dead, far from it. Our new ...

Click - About Click - BBC World News

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bbc.co.uk - You can send in your comments and praise in a variety of ways. You can tweet, message us on Facebook or Google+ (see links above) or the “old-fashioned” way of actual email. We can be reached on Cl...

Facebook opens Internet.org to developers amid net neutrality uproar

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mashable.com - Facebook is opening up its Internet.org platform to developers as a part of a greater initiative to bring connectivity to the 4 billion people worldwide without access to the Internet. CEO Mark Zuc...

Simple Code Turns Any USB Drive Into A Kill Switch For Your Computer

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gizmodo.com - Master criminals, serial adulterers, and other tinfoil-hat-wearers spend their lives looking over their shoulders, scared of being caught with a powered-on laptop full of incriminating information ...

Five of the best Bluetooth headphones to break free of cables

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theguardian.com - Headphone cables can get caught in clothing, snagged on bags and trapped in doors, but it doesn’t have to be like that. Bluetooth wireless headphones can set you free of cables and connect effortle...

6 Rules for Creating Killer Email Campaigns

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thenextweb.com - Justin Zhu is the CEO of Iterable, an all-in-one email platform. He previously worked on the Growth engineering team at Twitter. When planning your marketing mix, the most important component is em...

This Stanford professor just sold his second startup to Google in less than 5 years

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businessinsider.com - Google swallowed up another startup on Monday: Timeful, an intelligent calendar and time management app.  The deal comes less than a year after Timeful launched. And it's not the first time the guy...

Apple Doesn't Want You To Build A Charging Band For Your Watch

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gizmodo.com - Even before we had any details about the Apple Watch, accessory-makers were clamouring to sell you a $50 thing to strap to your $500 smartwatch. Apple has now finally released details about how thi...

Guess What? Microsoft's Baaaack!

usatoday.com - SAN FRANCISCO – We interrupt this stream of Apple Watch coverage for an important announcement: Microsoft is back. The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant wowed developers this week at its Build 20...

Technology speeds up the air ambulance - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - BBC Click's Spencer Kelly climbs aboard London's air ambulance to see how technology is helping speed up response times. Until recently the air ambulance relied on old technology but a new tablet a...

You can now download your Snapchat QR code to customize it

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thenextweb.com - Snapchat’s massively popular QR codes are getting even better: you can now download your code so that you can customize it with your own branding. A new site set up by the company allows you to dow...

New details about Apple's super-sized iPad have leaked

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businessinsider.com - We have a few more details about Apple's rumored big-screen iPad, the so-called iPad Pro. Bloomberg reported eight months ago that Apple's suppliers were preparing to manufacture a new iPad model w...

7 Ways Your Facebook Page Can Help Your Business

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socialmediaexaminer.com - There are many ways to use a Facebook page beyond simply posting updates. In this article you’ll discover seven ways to use your Facebook page for business. If you set up your Facebook page as a lo...

How can charities use reddit to spread their message?

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charitycomms.org.uk - Reddit is the 25th most popular website in the world. And according to CharityComms’ most recent digital benchmark, it drives a surprisingly high number of social media referrals to participating c...

The Internet Archive Has Grown Up With A Gorgeous New Design

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gizmodo.com - If you’ve logged onto the Internet Archive recently, you might’ve noticed that humanity’s ultimate information dump has a pretty new face. And about time too. The Internet Archive is a digital libr...

Microsoft Services at Ignite 2015: Innovate and Empower Mobility - Microsoft Enterprise Services

microsoft.com - Ignite 2015 invites senior decision makers, IT pros, and developers to innovate, learn, and connect about the future of the modern business. Microsoft Services will show you what’s next for Windows...

Office puts chips under staff's skin - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - Want to gain entry to your office, get on a bus, or perhaps buy a sandwich? We're all getting used to swiping a card to do all these things. But at Epicenter, a new hi-tech office block in Sweden, ...

Tower of Guns review – a refreshing take on the first-person shooter

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theguardian.com - Originally released last year for home computers, Tower of Guns has made the move to consoles, bringing a distinct spin on the first-person shooter to new audiences through a simple set-up on which...

How sniffing your cloud can strengthen your security

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cloudpro.co.uk - In this post-Snowden era of data privacy awareness, the last thing you want is someone sniffing around in your cloud. Actually, there's an argument to be had that allowing a third party to do just ...

Is 2015 Twitter's Big Year?

socialmediatoday.com - If you’re looking to promote your business or brand through social media (and who isn’t?!), then Twitter is the place to be in 2015. Obviously the right social media channel for your company will l...

60 Awesome Free Tools To Create A Visual Marketing Campaign On A Budget – Design School

designschool.canva.com - Creating a visual marketing campaign is not just about telling the story of your brand or product, but finding the right tools to do it. The marketplace is not hungry for tools, but some of them ca...

How New York is bringing Internet-deprived homes out of the digital dark

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pbs.org - HARI SREENIVASAN: Two years ago Karen been never had to walk to get someplace. She owned a car. She also had a corporate job in Atlanta and a house with a pool in the backyard. But today this singl...

Build 2015: Billions of opportunities with Windows 10, HoloLens magic revealed, Microsoft Edge features and Band SDK unveiled — Weekend Reading: May 1 Edition - The Official Microsoft Blog

blogs.microsoft.com - It was a ginormous week for developers and Microsoft at Build in San Francisco. As always, Weekend Reading, at your service, with a recap of all the excitement. Read on! Build, Microsoft’s annual d...

Mythbusting UX design: 7 misconceptions about user experience

webdesignerdepot.com - While web design has become a hot commodity in today’s competitive market, many clients still don’t have a clear understanding of what exactly they are trying to accomplish with their website. The ...

Boxing broadcasters battle Periscope's pirates - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - Rights-holders to Saturday's Mayweather v Pacquiao boxing match have forced recordings of the bout to be removed from the video streaming app Periscope. But TV networks HBO and Showtime would have ...

Taking Linux Infrastructure to the Next Level in 2015

linux.com - This is a guest blog by Doug Balog, General Manager, IBM Power Systems. What will 2015 bring for the Linux community? It is a good question, since over the past 20+ years the Linux community has vi...

Google app update puts Star Wars trivia at your fingertips

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mashable.com - Google just made it easier to brush up on your Star Wars trivia. The Google app for iOS and Android now allows you to search for details about specific Star Wars characters from within the app. See...

How to Optimize Your SlideShare Deck for More Exposure

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socialmediaexaminer.com - SlideShare decks let you share conference presentations, curate content, create how-to guides and more. But none of that content matters if people don’t see it. In this article I’ll share five tips...

The Cisco Meraki Challenge

meraki.cisco.com - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED TO ENTER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. BY REGISTERING FOR THIS CONTEST, YOU FU...

These 15 tech company logos have changed drastically since they started

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businessinsider.com - Technology changes so fast that even the largest tech companies have to constantly change itself to stay alive. That means they often have to revamp their logos to create a fresher look and image. ...

Microsoft’s Project Oxford helps developers build more intelligent apps - Next at Microsoft

blogs.microsoft.com - You’re a developer with a great idea for an exercise app. In your ideal world, it would do all sorts of cool tricks, like identify individual users’ faces in photos or understand when a runner asks...

Election 2015: the final TV debate on Google. | CartoDB

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Emojis blamed as words lose out to pictures

bbc.co.uk - Emojis are being blamed for the end of the English language as we know it. A leading expert says the way we communicate is changing to a more "pictographic form". But Professor John Sutherland, fro...

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