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5 Productivity Apps This Executive Swears By

Even at large businesses like Ticketfly, small apps that target individual tasks can make a world of difference.<p>Ticketfly processed around 16 million tickets for 90,000 events across the United States and Canada in 2014. As VP of operations, I am constantly juggling a million different things to …

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6 Truths About Depression and How to Overcome It

For people struggling with depression, it's important to have compassion for yourself and to take actions to overcome this state, including seeking help. Remember that no matter what your critical inner voice may be telling you, the situation is far from hopeless.<p>October is National Depression …

Skitch 2.6: Effortless Annotations – MacStories

Today, Evernote has announced a few new ways to interact with Skitch, an app that makes it easy to visually communicate ideas with text, shapes, and sketches. The latest set of updates are focused on improving annotations — how easy they are to make and how fast to get to them.<p>Starting an …

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Pope Francis Says Atheists Who Do Good Are Redeemed, Not Just Catholics

Pope Francis rocked some religious and atheist minds today when he declared that everyone was redeemed through Jesus, including atheists.<p>During his homily at Wednesday Mass in Rome, Francis emphasized the importance of "doing good" as a principle that unites all humanity, and a "culture of …

Pope Francis Puts The Poor Front And Center

Over the past week, Pope Francis has launched a crescendo of attacks on the global financial system and what he calls a "cult of money" that does not help the poor.<p>The 2-month-old papacy of Francis — the Argentina-born Jorge Bergoglio — is shaping up as a papacy focused on the world's downtrodden. …

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Sony announces large-format, flexible e-reader

<b>Sony Japan has announced the biggest E Ink reader to hit the market, with a 13.3-inch flexible display.</b><p>The e-reader will be the biggest E Ink display …

Sony's 13.3-inch e-ink paper prototype shown off at education expo in Japan (video)

Earlier this week, we learned of Sony's plans for a 13.3-inch e-ink slate with stylus support pitched at students, and now <i>Diginfo</i> has caught up with the prototype device at the Educational IT Solutions Expo in Japan. The A4-sized tablet is said to be the first piece of hardware with an E Ink Mobius …

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26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

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The iPhone’s Hidden Image Editor

Your iPhone or iPod touch makes for a handy camera, and both can take nice images. That doesn't, however, mean you won't need to make some quick …

How to download and read iBooks for iPhone and iPad

How to find and download books<p>iBooks comes with Apple's iBooks Store built right in. That means you can search or browse for new books and download …

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5 Ways to Never Be Stressed Again

The operative word here about stress is that it is a perception, also known as a thought or point of view. There are objective stressors, to be sure. But how these affect us determines our body's stress response.<p>Everybody feels stress and knows it intimately, but very few of us think about what …

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George Osborne's case for austerity has just started to wobble

In this deep slump the numbers are so huge that they may pass us by. It's hard to make the scale of suffering feel real. This week, as the Office for …

8 Problems That Startups Are Lucky to Have

Starting a business is never as simple as you think. Businesses are increasingly diverse and countless metrics and variables need to come into effect for channels to work for the long term. Entrepreneurs and startups have to be smart and they need to be open to endless solutions. In fact, if you …

Ode to Spring Two Miles From Watertown

What's it feel like to be in lockdown less than two miles from the danger with two young children soon to wake? Surreal, jittery, fraudulent and achingly real.<p>The temperature hit almost 70 today in Cambridge next to the Mount Auburn cemetery where Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Isabella Stuart Gardner …

Epic Domino Sequence Created Using 10,000 iPhones

- Jul 15, 2013<p>Huge domino setups are really admirable works of art. The time it takes to place every domino individually, before watching them all …

'Evolution Of Music' By Pentatonix Gives A Cappella Tour Of Best Songs Across Ten Centuries (VIDEO)

On Sunday, comedy queen Rebel Wilson kicked off the MTV Movie awards with her co-stars from "Pitch Perfect" for an epic pop-song mashup. Now the a cappella group Pentatonix is giving Wilson and crew a run for their money with their YouTube video titled, "Evolution Of Music."<p>In the video above, five …

Margaret Thatcher's funeral: 23 things you could pay for with £10m

322 nurses for a year<p><i>Based on a median annual salary of £31,095</i><p>272 secondary school teachers for a year<p><i>Based on a median annual salary of £36,789</i><p>320 …

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3 ways nonprofits can use Facebook apps to motivate donors

<b>Target audience:</b> Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, fundraising pros, marketers.<p>Guest post by <b>Jim Belosic</b><br>CEO, …

25 SMART social media objectives

How nonprofits can use SMART goals to chart impact<p>Guest post by <b>Beth Kanter</b> <br>Beth’s Blog<p>Using SMART objectives for nonprofit communications strategies …

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Pad & Quill Announce the Aria for iPad Case

I posted a few weeks back about the gorgeous looking new Aria for iPad mini Case from Pad & Quill. Now there’s good news for owners of iPad 2/3/4 models – Pad & Quill have announced the Aria for iPad – and it looks just as handsome as its little buddy.<p>P&Q reckon the Aria for iPad is ‘the most …

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People Are the Only Thing That Matter

The worst thing you can do in this life is let someone think that they don't matter. People need each other, and we have the power to inspire others. Everyone wants to feel that someone cares about them.<p>Sometimes, I think our society doesn't value the importance of a person as much as we should. We …