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HTC offers the One true phone

- April 19th, 2013
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HTC One. (Supplied)

HTC needs a more creative marketing department. I understand the company wants to make it sound like its new phone, the HTC One, is the only you’ll ever need. But that philosophy doesn’t really work when it has already released a One X, a One S, the One X+ and so on. And, ultimately, in another year or so HTC will have another phone, it will want you to buy. It makes you wonder if the company can come up with different names.

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LinkedIn confirms stolen account passwords

- June 6th, 2012

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If you haven’t changed your LinkedIn password recently, now you might just have to. Reports had surfaced earlier that a file containing 6.5 million encrypted passwords have been leaked and posted on a Russian hacker site, might be from LinkedIn accounts and many of those have already been cracked. As it turns out, they were.

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6 social media strategies for your biz

- March 11th, 2011

Social media for business

Many people today are still skeptical about the actual value of using social media to promote their business ventures. However, social media has rapidly evolved and become hugely popular. Considering it’s the biggest activity on the Internet today, it makes sense to capture people’s attention where they are spending their time. Also, most social tools are free, so the only investment really needed is time.

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Twitter and LinkedIn Like Peanut Butter and Chocolate

- November 21st, 2009

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Do you use Twitter to tweet to the world what you’re doing? Do you use LinkedIn to build up your network of business contacts?  If you do you’ll be happy to know that Linked has recently partnered with Twitter and added functionality to allow you to  tweet your LinkedIn status to your Twitter followers or automatically post your any tweets as your LinkedIn status. Or  if you choose, you can do both.

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