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Technical documentation, API, and code examples

Microsoft Docs<p>docs.microsoft.com is the home for Microsoft technical documentation, API reference, code examples, quickstarts, and tutorials for …

Tutorials

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers | Inc.com

There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented that they almost make the rest seem dull and uninspired.<p>What makes them so special and …

Public Speaking

9 USB-C accessories to give your new gadgets a boost

Ready or not, USB-C is the port of the future. There weren't many devices with the new, tiny, reversible USB-C port this time last year, but that's …

9 Steps to Creating A Powerful LinkedIn Profile

Two every second: That’s how many people join LinkedIn as new members, many of whom hope to exploit the platform’s rich resource for industry …

23 Extraordinary Facebook Advertising Facts

Regardless of how hard you try, your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend can be nearly impossible to forget about. You have forged memories with this person …

AdTech

Harte Hanks Announces the Acquisition of 3Q Digital, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Mar 16, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Harte Hanks HHS, -1.22% a leader in developing customer relationships, experiences and …

20 Embarrassing Phrases Even Smart People Misuse

Even reputable websites have been caught screwing up these idioms, which spell check often doesn't find.<p>When you hear someone using grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? There's no doubt that words are powerful things that can leave a lasting …

A Beginner’s Guide to Working With Flash Off-Camera

I spent the first three years of my photography career avoiding the use of speedlights off-camera because I couldn’t wrap my head around the concepts …

Here's The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success, According To Network Science

Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and holding them to high standards.<p>We think we understand …

Welcome to our Hour of Code on Khan Academy

Khan Academy

25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Cinnamon marshmallow stars

Have you ever tried to make your own marshmallows? They may be a little tricky (yes, a thermometer is involved), but they can be a lot of fun, and make great gifts. Add a little spice to flavor them however you'd like – cinnamon, lemon, almond. Even coconut. And there's nothing that beats the …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

A YouTube Video Is Doctor's Secret Weapon Against Back Pain

A woman in her late 20s came to see me recently because her back hurt. She works at a child care center in town where she picks up babies and small children all day long.<p>She felt a twinge in her lower back when hoisting a fussy kid. The pain was bad enough that she went home from work early and was …

My first 8 months down the rabbit hole of venture capital

When we started SparkLabs Global, I knew we were diving into pool fraught with risk and uncertainty. There were six founding partners, and half of us didn’t know each other well. How were we going to effectively make decisions?<p>At the seed stage, typically deals close faster than venture capital …

Google AdWords Dynamic Search Ads: 10 Quick Tips to Get Started

As advertisers, we’re always trying to find new and innovative ways to showcase our products. Sometimes it isn’t just about the “look and feel” of …

YP brings programatic buying to local ads with OpenX partnership

There’s a race underway among publishers and advertisers to deliver targeted local ads to consumers. Facebook appears positioned to get in on the mix …

This Chart Shows Why Pinterest Is Way More Important Than Twitter Or Reddit For Traffic Referrals

If you want to drive traffic on the Web, you are likely posting your content to several of the big social sharing sites, like Facebook and Twitter, without knowing which ones are getting your site the most eyeballs.<p>Turns out, Pinterest is way more important than Twitter or Reddit for referral …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

Apps

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

OontZ Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker $40 shipped

Amazon has the OontZ Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker by Cambridge SoundWorks for only $39.99 shipped. That’s $20 less than anywhere else and 43% off the list price of $70. Amazon’s customers also gave the Oontz 4.5/5 stars with good reviews.<p>The Oontz features a 10 hour rechargeable …

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer

We all know that if you put a frog in water and slowly heat it to the boiling point, the frog will stay put and die. But if you throw the frog into already boiling water, it will quickly jump out. Today’s IT leaders have known about the exponential growth of processing power, storage, and …

The Internet’s greatest disruptive innovation: Inequality

The logical consequences of Silicon Valley capitalism: Social stratification and class antagonism<p>Call it the Silicon Valley Manifesto. On July 4, NPR quoted Sarah Lacy, the editor in chief of the tech news publication PandoDaily, explaining why the BART strike in the San Francisco Bay Area had …

Profits At High, Wages At Low

Five years after the start of the financial crisis, the U.S. economy is still struggling.<p>Unemployment is above 7%.<p>Growth is weak.<p>Most consumers are strapped.<p>Meanwhile, the stock market is hitting record highs, and corporations are printing money.<p>If you're wondering what's going on here--why these …

Listen To 130 Years Of Global Warming, Played On The Cello

A University of Minnesota undergrad turned more than a century of temperature change data into music.<p>This is one of the few instances when something really is better when expressed through song.<p>Daniel Crawford, an undergrad at the University of Minnesota, turned more than 100 years of climate …

Ice-free Arctic may come as soon as 2054, study says

Cruise ships and oil tankers may be sailing through ice-free waters of the Arctic as early as 2054, according to a new study that narrows to a handful of years the uncertainty of when this climate-change milestone will occur. Previous studies have pegged it to everywhere between 2015 and 2100.<p>The …

Climate Change

Hubble finds new moon around Neptune that Voyager missed!

In 1989, the Voyager 2 spacecraft was carrying out a survey of Neptune's moons and rings but inexplicably zipped by the planet without registering what would turn out to be truly big news. That finding would have to wait until earlier this month when Mark Showalter, an astronomer at the SETI …

Astronomy