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Disable banner ads in Skype for Windows

When you're talking with friends, family, or coworkers, the last thing you want to be annoyed by is an advertisement.<p>Before the many updates to Skype post-Microsoft acquisition, simply disabling the promotions options in settings was enough to rid your conversations of unnecessary spam. However, a …

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PeerShip Turns Anyone into a Courier Based on Their Commute

If you live in a major metropolitan area, the idea of using an app to get stuff delivered is nothing new. TaskRabbit and Postmates combined can conjure up just about any physical product you desire, meaning you’ll never have the leave the house if you don’t want to.<p>For those who want to make money</i> …

Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6B, eyeing global market

Nokia is looking to become a "global leader" in technology with the purchase of French company Alcatel-Lucent in a deal worth $16.6 billion.<p>After increasing speculation on a possible buyout, Finnish communications and IT giant Nokia has confirmed that it has finalised a deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent …

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22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five years?" Hundreds of answers poured in, and this one by Quora contributor Andy Giroux was one of our favorites. You can contribute your own answers to this</i> …

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

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Immediately Is An Email App For Sales Reps That Tracks When Messages Are Read

SquareOne, an email startup that launched its iOS app for organizing messages earlier this year, has now pivoted to become Immediately, an email app designed with the needs of sales reps in mind. The new app, which is currently live on the web and on iPhone, is an email client application offering …

6 Small Changes to Your Morning Routine Will Transform Your Entire Day | Inc.com

The first few minutes of your morning are the most important of your day and can set the tone for positivity and productivity. Ideally, you have an app or clock that taps into your natural circadian rhythm and wakes you during your "best time" within a certain window. Getting jarred out of a deep …

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11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and …

8 Steps to Launching Your Product

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale.</i><p>After Skyping with some college students, I wanted to share my process for launching a product or creative campaign. Whether it was launching IWearYourShirt, starting a non-profit, selling my last name, or various …

Skype Announces Skype 7 for Mac and Windows Preview Version

Skype has been quickly iterating its applications for Mac, Windows and mobile and today it announced Skype 7 for OS X and a preview version for Windows.<p>The new version of Skype for the desktop resembles the mobile version of the app with a stronger focus on text chat and improved inline photo …

Marketing Tools for Any Self-Publishing Authors

Once you’ve got an intention, move onto your audience. Who are they? Why will they care? Where do they currently get their information from?<p>If you don’t know who your audience is, consider this:<p>Why did you write the book?<br>• What do you want people to get from it?<br>• Why would those people be motivated to …

Brazil's finest assets on show: Country unveils the 27 women set to compete in its annual Miss Bum Bum contest

By<p><b>Donning tiny red bikinis and gold bangles, they pose on their fronts with one particular asset aimed toward the camera.</b><p><b>These are the 27 women who</b> …

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The One Hire Every Startup Desperately Needs to Make

<i>Nick Marsh is the founder at Makeshift. This post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p>I want to introduce a new<br>concept — ‘talent hacking’. I define this as the creative …

If You Love Science, This Will Make You Lose Your Sh*t

Over the past few years, social psychologists have come under fire for publishing work based on falsified and non-reproducible evidence. And now one …

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In pictures: Isis destroys Iraq shrines

<b>Thousands of people from the Yazidi religious community have sought refuge on the arid heights of Mount Sinjar, close to the Syrian border.</b><p>Some of the displaced Yazidis managed to escape across the Syrian border by foot, fleeing violence from the Islamic State militants who have taken over their …

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Meet The Therapist Who Turns Startup Co-Founders Into Silicon Valley Millionaires

Hagberg has become the psychological backbone for some of Silicon Valley's most prominent stars. He's mentored CEOs and founders from companies such as Twitter, Dropbox, Quora, and eBay just to name a few.<p>Hagberg puts his clients through a rigorous personality assessment process that he promises …

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22 Fresh Single Page Websites for Your Inspiration

After navigating through the wilderness of search results, a unique visitor has landed on your page, and you’ve got one shot to make things work. For …

Money Transfer Startup WorldRemit Collects Its First Investment, $40M From Accel

WorldRemit, a London-based startup that is tackling the antiquated consumer money wiring/remittance market with an easy and traceable online solution, has collected some money of its own: a $40 million investment from Accel Partners, the storied VC that has backed big consumer plays like Supercell …

Azimo Raises $10M Series A Led By Greycroft Partners To Expand Money Transfer Service

More evidence that the online money transfer space is heating up significantly, as startups aim to disrupt the banks and incumbents such as Western Union. Money transfer startup Azimo has closed a $10 million series A round.<p>The new funding, which follows a $1 million seed round late last year, is …