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Start-up VMK launches production of 'Made in Congo' phones

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - Republic of Congo’s homegrown tech start-up VMK this week launched a production unit of its mobile phones in Congo and aims to assemble some 4 million phones annually, the company’s chief executive Verone Mankou said on Thursday.<p>VMK was started by 29-year-old Mankou in 2009 …

Wix Launches WixEd, A Free Online School For Website Design

DIY website creator Wix wants to make starting a career in web design as easy as it’s made building your own site.<p>Today, the company is launching WixEd, a free online education program that teaches Wix users everything they need to know to launch their own website design business.<p>The course …

Small Business

Virtual Whiteboard Deekit Online App Available For Free

Teams that need to collaborate and share ideas in the digital world may be interested in a new virtual whiteboard application called Deekit, that is …

Gear & Gadgets

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Sony's new flagship smartphone has an image-stabilizing selfie camera

Sony's unveiled its new smartphone in Japan, the Xperia Z4, and like you might tell from the press images, it's a mighty familiar-looking one from a company still looking for its next big hit. Yep there's a lot of similarities compared to the Z3 (a phone that we were pretty happy with), including a …

30 Android Hidden Tips and Tricks; Works with Samsung, HTC, Motorola and Others - IBTimes India

Here are 30 secret tips and tricks for your Android smartphone:<p>It is no trade secret now that Android is the #1 smartphone operating systems in the …

8 eLearning Trends to Enhance your Lessons

If you spend time hanging around education blogs and social networks, you will have noticed the <b>rising number of elearning trends</b> out there, most of …

Education Technology

10 Excellent New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

March 20, 2015<br>Here are some very useful educational web tools we have curated over the last few weeks. These are EdTech tools we came across through …

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

UX Design

This 24-Year-Old High School Dropout Is Tackling A Problem Every Startup Hates To Deal With

That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. She leased servers out of a few data centers and created a fully managed hosting service for small businesses, which she describes as a "cheaper version of Rackspace." She had about four part time employees and generated …

Did you pay to edit Office docs on an iPad? Now you can get some money back

Now that Microsoft has set the editing features of Office for iPad free, what happens to those who paid money prior in order to gain document editing …

21 Google Search Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Here are some fun things and some useful things that you maybe didn't know you could do with Google search. Who knew Google had a "time travel" option? (h/t this Quora thread.)

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

How to jailbreak iOS 7.1 and 7.1.x with Pangu (Video)

Pangu is a new untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 7.1 and 7.1.1 that was recently released for Windows. There’s no current ETA on an OS X version (OS X is now version available), but after some initial testing, we’ve determined this to be a legitimate tool for jailbreaking iOS 7.1 and up. The …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

10 Words People Who Lack Confidence Always Use

Want to avoid giving the impression you lack confidence and authority? Avoid these words.<p>Nine-hundred and seventy-two.<p>That's the total number of e-mails I received just in May, and it's about my average. That's not counting the hundreds and hundreds of messages Gmail dumped into categories for …

World Peace

Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.<p>A few months ago, Facebook released a bit of open-source code called Origami, which lets designers create and test user interfaces without any coding.<p>Now, Ideo has …

Prototyping

Amazon schedules launch event for what’s probably its smartphone

Ever since Amazon released its first Kindle Fire tablet, we’ve been curious to learn if this interest in Android would lead the company along to …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

What to do about Heartbleed, a gaping security hole affecting 66 percent of the Internet (at least)

There’s a security flaw in one of the basic encryption tools used by a huge number of websites, and it probably affects you.<p>Just to be safe, you should probably change your passwords. All of them.<p><i>Update 4/9: Before you change passwords on a site, first check to see if it is vulnerable to</i> …

7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Employees

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When managing employees, sometimes your patience is tested by a lack of motivation, a resistance to what you’re asking or one or more ‘problem’ workers. And just because you’re the boss does not mean you're perfect. Sometimes we …

Employment

'Why Is A Tennis Ball Fuzzy?' The Craziest, Hardest Job Interview Questions Tech Companies Are Asking Right Now

Jobs site Glassdoor just released its annual list of Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions. It sifted through tens of thousands of actual interview questions shared by job candidates over the past year to come up with this list. (Here's the full list of 25 questions.)<p>So before your next interview, …

The 9 Worst Body Language Mistakes You Could Make In An Interview

In a job interview, your body language is especially important, since your behavioral habits communicate certain messages to hiring managers.<p>In a survey released by job site CareerBuilder on Thursday, 48% of hiring managers said they know within the first five minutes of an interview if a candidate …

The 25 Most Bizarre Interview Questions

How do you answer, for example, "How many golf balls can fit in a school bus?" What do you say to, "Why are manhole covers round?"<p>Job site Glassdoor recently combed through its tens of thousands of interview questions shared by job candidates during the past year to pinpoint the downright weirdest …

بتعملوها ليه طيب؟ - باسم يوسف - بوابة الشروق

<b>لا أفهم سبب غضب البعض بسبب أخبار القبض على الناس وضبط هذا واحضار هذا. لا بأس، مادام ذلك يصب فى مصلحة البلد، فلنحشد الجميع فى السجون. فمادام ذلك سيحقق</b> …

We should be worrying about Google’s assimilation and consolidation, and here’s why

Google(s goog) has caused quite the stir with its announcement of new integration between Gmail and its Google+ social network. In case you missed …

World Design Rankings Announcement

<b>World Design Rankings (WDR)</b> has released its latest design rankings of countries based on multiple design awards won at international juried design …

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