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Wikipedia is Adding a Love Button

Wikipedia is Adding a Love Button

Wikipedia is now an undeniably good source of information on almost any topic. In order to continue improving, the community-edited site needs a continuous flow of volunteer editors willing to put time and energy into making new edits. And studies show that people are more willing to do that if they have been shown support by other people on the ... Read More »

Are Men Better Networkers Than Women?

Are Men Better Networkers Than Women?

Men are generally better networkers, except when it comes to industries like tobacco and ranching. At least, that’s according to findings by LinkedIn‘s analytics team. The researchers also found that men were better networkers in the cosmetics industry. LinkedIn determined the “networking savviness” of the sexes in various professions by comparing the number of connections that men have to the ... Read More »

World’s Thinnest Laptop Launched in India

World’s Thinnest Laptop Launched in India

Dell has launched the XPS 15z laptop in India. While the XPS 15z sounds like a generic laptop name, this is also the “thinnest 15-inch PC on the planet”, and marks what will be Dell’s yearlong debut of thin and ultra-powerful products. However, according to an Engadget review, the laptop is “it’s actually a few hairs thicker than a 15-inch ... Read More »

How the World Uses Social Networks

How the World Uses Social Networks

Social networks in every country might live on the same Internet, but that doesn’t prevent differences in online customs and culture from developing along geographic borders. Ongoing market research service Global Web Index has mapped these differences in the infographic above (click it to enlarge). The research, run by London-based consultancy Trendstream, has conducted six waves of surveys about global ... Read More »

How To Harvest FarmVillae Faster

How To Harvest FarmVillae Faster

I am a regular player of FarmVillae @ Facebook. Every time when i log in to FarmVillae to harvest my farm or to grow crops, it takes much time as i have a large farm. The farm vehicles can help you for some time till you have a good amount of Fuel. But what happens when you fuel is empty. ... Read More »

Google Now Reaches 1 Billion People Per Month

Google Now Reaches 1 Billion People Per Month

Google has become the first company ever to hit the 1 billion uniques landmark, according to comScore. In May, unique visitors to Google’s websites rose 8.4% compared to May 2010. Microsoft‘s sites were number two with 905 million uniques, a 15% rise. Facebook‘s were up 30% to 714 million. And Yahoo had 689 million. ComScore’s estimates are based on a ... Read More »

DropBox Security Failure

DropBox Security Failure

On Monday, DropBox, the cloud storage giant revealed that for four whole hours on Sunday, its entire storage system was available to the public without providing a password. From 1:54PM to 5:41 PM their entire security system failed. DropBox co-founder and CTO Arash Ferdowsi wrote on the company blog that: This should never have happened. We are scrutinizing our controls ... Read More »

Firefox 5 Available for Download

Firefox 5 Available for Download

Just three months after the release of Firefox 4, Mozilla has pushed out Firefox 5 for the desktop and Android devices. That’s a big change from the two years it took to move from Firefox 3.5 to Firefox 4. Firefox 5 is part of Mozilla’s new rapid release development cycle. This cycle, which is more akin to what Google does ... Read More »

Step by Step Guide on How to Install Ubuntu

Step by Step Guide on How to Install Ubuntu

A lot of people are talking about Ubuntu — one of the most popular Linux distributions to date. This discussion is still hot and more people are jumping off Windows to Linux. If you’re an average user, the easiest Linux distribution is Ubuntu. However, there is another one called LinuxMint based on a Windows interface, but I don’t encourage using ... Read More »

Your Resume is the First Interface with Your Employer

Your Resume is the First Interface with Your Employer

Your resume is the first interface you have with your employer. Make the most of this opportunity…………. The employment market is changing all the time and so have resumes, evolving from a one-size-fits-all standard. Here are our tips to convert your resume into a catching one. Follow These Basic Standards…. Don’t overcrowd your resume; allow for plenty of white space. ... Read More »