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Daily Wrap: Social Media Salaries, Stats and more

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OnWardSearch releases an infographic showing the typical salaries for social media professionals. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of...
Daily Wrap: Social Media Salaries, Stats and more

The 5 Best Free Travel Tools, Apps, and Services of 2012

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If you're constantly on the go, use TripIt, Hotspotr, and other free tools to reduce travel hassles....
The 5 Best Free Travel Tools, Apps, and Services of 2012

Microsoft taps BrowserStack to launch Modern.IE, aims to ease the pain of IE testing for devs

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Shortly after releasing its surprisingly uplifting “Child of the 90s” campaign, Microsoft is back yet again to preach its progress with Internet Explorer. This time, the company is speaking directly to developers with the launch of Modern.IE: a collection of free tools aimed at helping Web developers spend “more time innovating, and less...
Microsoft taps BrowserStack to launch Modern.IE, aims to ease the pain of IE testing for devs
California bill would require companies to tell you what personal data they're storing or selling

Industry Survey Underscores How The SEO Industry Relies On Google's Free Tools

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If there’s one thing that stands out in the 2012 SEO Industry Survey, it’s that the SEO industry relies heavily on the free SEO-related tools that Google provides. SEOmoz released the results of its semi-annual survey today — a survey conducted between March and May that drew... Please visit Search...
Industry Survey Underscores How The SEO Industry Relies On Google's Free Tools

Microsoft Launches Modern.IE To Help Developers Test Their Web Apps For Legacy And Modern Versions Of IE

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Even though Microsoft itself would prefer to change this, many users still rely on older versions of Internet Explorer. For developers, this means spending hours on testing their web apps to ensure they work on IE8 and IE7, for example. Microsoft, which has worked hard on making IE9 and IE10...
Microsoft Launches Modern.IE To Help Developers Test Their Web Apps For Legacy And Modern Versions Of IE

A faster way for businesses to start connecting with customers on foursquare

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Over 20,000,000 people use foursquare to discover and share new experiences. It’s also an incredibly powerful tool for businesses who want to connect with their customers, and over 750,000 of them have already signed up for our free merchant tools that help them attract new visitors and keep their most...
A faster way for businesses to start connecting with customers on foursquare

Foundstone Free Tools

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Foundstone Free Tools

Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

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Suggesting that reviews of Windows 8 have been mixed is a bit of an understatement, but you don't have to take my word for it; Microsoft's bold new operating system is available right now, and if you spend some time with it I wager there are elements of the...
Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

Ripbot264: Rip Blu-ray movies without filling your hard drive

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If you've been using MakeMKV to rip Blu-ray movies to your hard drive, you may have noticed that the resulting MKV movies can be very, very large. If you want to reduce the size of those files without manually stepping through a lengthy and rather complex demuxing, transcoding, and...
Ripbot264: Rip Blu-ray movies without filling your hard drive

30 SEO Problems & the Tools to Solve Them (Part 2 of 2)

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Posted by randfishLast November, I authored a popular post on SEOmoz detailing 15 SEO Problems and the Tools to Solve Them. It focused on a number of free tools and SEOmoz PRO tools. Today, I'm finishing up that project with a stab at another set of thorny issues that continually confound SEOs...
30 SEO Problems & the Tools to Solve Them (Part 2 of 2)

Chart and image gallery: 30 free tools for data visualization and analysis

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Compare tools for functionality, skill level and more....
Chart and image gallery: 30 free tools for data visualization and analysis

50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012

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A couple years ago, Jay Baer wrote a great blog post called ‘The 39 social media tools I’ll use today’ which was an all-in-one toolkit for social media marketers (and still is). A lot has changed in the two years since that post was published so here is a ’2012 remix’...
50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012

TeachStreet Launches Decision Engine For GMAT And GRE Test Takers

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With the partnership with Kaplan and others, TeachStreet will be introducing websites geared specifically at students preparing for two of of the most popular graduate school admissions examinations, the GMAT and GRE. The new specialty sites will provide free tools to build an individualized study plan, customized to a...
TeachStreet Launches Decision Engine For GMAT And GRE Test Takers

Panacea or pariah: Five PC cleanup utilities put to the test

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PC enthusiasts go to great lengths to improve the performance of their systems. For those with the budget to spare, hardware upgrades are almost always a sure-fire way to crank things up a notch and get an aging PC purring like a hot rod. Users that can't afford to...
Panacea or pariah: Five PC cleanup utilities put to the test

LearnVest launches redesigned tools, new financial plans and teases its upcoming iPhone app

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LearnVest‘s mission is to make financial planning more accessible for everyone, and now it is taking major step towards realizing that goal with four important announcements. Today, the company is updating its financial planning services and releasing a redesigned free money management tool, while announcing its newfound status as a Registered Investment Advisor...
LearnVest launches redesigned tools, new financial plans and teases its upcoming iPhone app

Square Makes First International Step: Mobile Payment Service Now Live In Canada

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Square has taken its first step outside of the U.S. for its mobile payment service. It is now live in Canada. More to come — refresh for updates. Release below.   Square Arrives in Canada Canadians Can Now Accept Credit Cards and Run their Business using Square on their Mobile...
Square Makes First International Step: Mobile Payment Service Now Live In Canada

Zillow adds marketplace for rental professionals

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Zillow Rentals is a new marketplace that launched today and provides rental professionals free tools to help manage listings. This comes on the heels of Zillow’s acquisition of RentJuice this past June. Now, all of RentJuice’s solutions for rental professionals are under the Zillow Rentals brand. “The RentJuice acquisition four months ago laid...
Zillow adds marketplace for rental professionals

How I Tested My Website Usability with UserTesting (+ SEJ Readers’ Contest!)

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You may already know that about 3 months ago I launched my newest project uniting blog owners with guest contributors – MyBlogGuest. The site is being still constantly developed and the feature set is being continuously thought over and updated. Therefore I’ve been trying various usability tools and services that...
How I Tested My Website Usability with UserTesting (+ SEJ Readers’ Contest!)
Why Developers Are Such Cheap Bastards

Square launches its mobile payment service in Canada

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Continuing its North American expansion, mobile payment service Square is now available in Canada, allowing businesses with an iOS or Android device to apply for a reader and accept credit cards. This is a developing story, please refresh for updates.   Square’s press release: Square, the company making commerce easy...
Square launches its mobile payment service in Canada

This World Teachers' Day, Google celebrates educators who make a difference

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Every one of us has had a teacher or educator that spent that extra bit of time with us or helped us get through school. It was that person who never gave up and spent those extra precious minutes of their day before, during, or after school to help you...
This World Teachers' Day, Google celebrates educators who make a difference

5 Awesome FREE Tools For Your Next Web Design/Web Application Wireframes http://bit.ly/ckqNCr

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5 Awesome FREE Tools For Your Next Web Design/Web Application Wireframes http://bit.ly/ckqNCr

“Why I break DRM on e-books”: A publishing exec speaks out

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Calls for big-six publishers to drop DRM have increased in recent weeks, coinciding with the DOJ price-fixing lawsuit. Many observers fear that the lawsuit will actually reduce competition in the e-book marketplace by cementing Amazon’s role as the dominant player — and they wonder whether DRM is simply another weapon in Amazon’s...
“Why I break DRM on e-books”: A publishing exec speaks out
Making Android Pay For Developers: Checking Out The New Tools In Google Play

Coders Gather for the Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend

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More than a hundred computer programmers gathered in New York Friday for the kickoff of The Wall Street Journal’s first-ever Data Transparency Weekend. Over the weekend, the coders will form teams to work on free tools that help people see and control their personal data online. At the end of...
Coders Gather for the Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend

New FSF logo highlights hardware that 'Respects Your Freedom'

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Back in August the Free Software Foundation launched a new logo program aimed at helping buyers of digital content avoid products encumbered with Digital Rights Management (DRM) restrictions, so it only makes sense to see the advocacy group follow up this week with a similar effort targeting hardware. Dubbed...
New FSF logo highlights hardware that 'Respects Your Freedom'

Zillow's new service allows property managers to create websites for free

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For rental professionals who do not have their own website and are looking for a custom online solution, today Zillow is introducing Property Management Websites to its suite of free tools. Zillow Property Management Websites are customizable, easy to make and allow prospective renters to contact property mangers. It will...
Zillow's new service allows property managers to create websites for free
Liquidity hacking: How to build a two-sided marketplace

Open data journalism

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Why does data journalism need to be open journalism too? Simon Rogers explains how we do it on the Datablog• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianData is everywhere: from governments publishing billions of bytes of the stuff, to visual artists creating new concepts of the world through...
Open data journalism
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