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Microsoft readies real-time language translator for Skype

Skype Translator currently supports about 40 languages and is expected to roll out later this year as a Windows 8 beta.<p>Microsoft plans to roll out a real-time language translation feature for its popular Internet phone service by the end of the year, the company announced Tuesday.<p>The feature, …

Language

Nutella Popsicle Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 769

How to Steal Your Competitor's Social Media Followers

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Social media is used to build brand ambassadors, drive traffic, and convert sales. While building a social media following can be very difficult, one way to speed up the process is to tap into a fan base that is already established - that of your …

Top 10

'People here care about you more than you know'

SEATTLE -- A man who was stabbed in a Seattle park two months ago was welcomed back to work Tuesday with a huge surprise.<p>Until co-workers saw our …

Judge: Apple conspired to fix e-books prices

Judge rules that Apple orchestrated a conspiracy to cut out e-book competition and raise prices, handing the U.S. government a big win and smacking Apple with a verdict it said could put a chill on media deals.<p>Apple violated antitrust laws, according to a quick decision by the Southern District of …

eBooks

TaskRabbit Would Like to Be Your New Temp Agency

TaskRabbit today is announcing a new tool for businesses that want to hire its workers for extended stints, which it says should serve as a more …

Lyft Lifts $60 Million From Andreessen Horowitz, Gives 30,000 Rides A Week A Year After Launch

It was almost one year ago (to the day!) that my colleague Kim Mai-Cutler wrote our first story on Lyft, and how the company was going to offer some lower-priced competition to on-demand ride leader Uber in San Francisco. Now, 366 days later, Lyft is celebrating the anniversary of that launch with …

Change.org Raises $15M Led by Omidyar Network

To read the full story, Join Now or Sign In<p>Members Only<p>This is the kind of news coverage and analysis you can access exclusively as a WSJ Pro Member.

What I’ve Learned By Leading A Startup–And Taking On Google

Jumping into a fight with Google is something most companies would avoid. Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile explains how his company cleverly carved out a slice of the analytics pie (graph), and why your team and culture trump almost everything else.<p><b>1. Do the opposite.</b> <br>I am not the founder of Chartbeat. I …

Leadership

How To Use If-Then Planning To Achieve Any Goal

There’s a big gap between knowing what you want to do and actually getting it done. We want to be focused with laser-like precision on critical tasks …

Now That's A Spreadsheet!

In the sequel movie Crocodile Dundee 2, there is a great line when Mick Dundee visits the US and two guys try to rob him at knife point. He pulls out …

Nonprofits

Building A Fundraising Board Advice | Network for Good

Because I’ve been posting a lot about the state of the fundraising field – and the critical role of boards in bettering it – I wanted to invite you …

Your Broccoli, Their Cheese: Deciding on Your Core Topics - Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Posted By Kivi Leroux Miller on Apr 23, 2013 | 2 comments<p>If you want people to read your "broccoli" content, figure out what kind of "cheese sauce" …

Scoop.it for Nonprofits: A Social Media Hack to Maximize Your Time and Effort without Sacrificing Your Impact

Scoop.it for Nonprofits: A Social Media Hack to Maximize Your Time and Effort without Sacrificing Your …

Northern Lights Forecast for Iceland – Northern Lights Iceland | Aurora Borealis | Northern Lights Holidays

Here’s How To Read The Map<p>The map is updated daily and gives you an indication of Northern Lights viewing. It’s a little confusing as the green …

Iceland Review: A Magical, Natural, Unique and Beautiful Nation (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

"I think many of us have an unclear image of Iceland."<p>This was a comment I received on Facebook when I shared that I was in Iceland for an Internet conference. I hope to crystallize for others what Iceland is like now that I've traveled there.<p>It's a magical place. It's closer than you might think. …

European Travel

Graflax – Icelandic Sushi?

In theory, the fish IS almost raw (although it has been cured in a magical herb mix of dill and other secretive stuff). Graflax is definitely just as …

Leif Ericson statue, gift from #usa, in front of #reykjavik church #iceland

RT @EarthBeauties: Black beach, Iceland http://t.co/4s6EWgAOk6

Virgin Stunt Transforms Park Bench Into Lap of Luxury - Vagabondish

The extra cushy park bench should have been a tip-off.<p>Imagine finding a nicer than average bench during your lunchtime stroll, only to sit down and …

Virgin Atlantic

Drink Your Way Through the Tour de France

For this year’s race, course designer Jean-François Pescheux mapped out one of the more unique routes in tour history, including a trip to the island of Corsica and a night finish under the parisian lights—both firsts. The following stages are not to be missed, and like most spectator sports, …

Road Cycling

Traveler Tips and Articles - Traveler Tips and ArticlesTraveler Tips and Articles

<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …

Travel

Where to Go in New England This Summer

As the summer sun makes the urban asphalt gooey underfoot, it’s a good bet many of you wish you had your toes buried in the sand on a breezy New …

North American National Park #23: Gwaii Haanas National Park, British Columbia

If there is one park I’ve visited which I would would call a ‘hidden gem’, it would have to be Gwaii Haanas National Park. Few people are even aware …

How To Be A Local In Lyon France

Lyon

There's a Zombie-Like Security Flaw in Almost Every Android Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Almost every Android phone has a big, gaping security weakness, according to the security startup …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking