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The 3 Skype Alternatives You Have Been Waiting For

Harold Stark | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

With over 660 million users throughout the world as of 2010, Skype is no doubt the most popular freemium online service for video and voice calling services. It has broken records with an estimated 34 million users online concurrently as of 2012, and has since only gotten bigger and better.

6 Simple Tools Every Success-Mindful Online Entrepreneur Must Not Do Without

Toby Nwazor | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

An entrepreneur is a person who sees a business opportunity and starts it with the objective of meeting the needs of people, taking risks to keep the business going while making money in the process if possible.

6 Keys About Social Media and The Music Industry

Patrick Hess | Posted 06.25.2016 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

In earlier blogs I've identified the power of using social media to build a part of your career in the music industry. Obviously the fact that it's a ...

The Next Big Tech Mafia -- Skype

Philip Kushmaro | Posted 05.11.2016 | Technology
Philip Kushmaro

The startup world has been rocked by a series of entrepreneurs that have left big companies to make their own way. When entrepreneurs from one giant c...

Why Voiceovers Can Book Jobs From Just About Anywhere

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Kate McClanaghan

The beauty of being in voiceover today over any other time in history is the fact that every session is as near as a simple "patch". By that I mean a studio in one region of the country -- say Austin, Texas -- can easily patch (connect remotely) with another studio, say, in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Casting Child Actors in Gaza via Skype

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 04.12.2016 | Entertainment
Courtney M. Soliday

Academy Award-nominated Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad just stopped by to chat with Ricky Camilleri about his latest project, The IDOL. The film ...

New Trends in Contemporary Art Fairs lie in Their Evolving Ability to Keep Things Real

Adam James Butcher | Posted 03.18.2016 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

I'll never forget the experience I had years ago when I was invited to the beautiful home of one of my collectors. The highlight of my visit was the wonderful original Miro print I experienced in the downstairs toilet. I absolutely loved the idea of finding this fine art object in such an intimate space.

Travel Smart: Using Your Smartphone Abroad

Matt Trezza | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel
Matt Trezza

Here's a short and useful primer for maximizing your phone's utility when crossing borders.

11 Steps to Launching Your Corporate Mentoring Initiative in 2016

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Want to drive retention at your company? It's time to start mentoring. Over the past few months, I have been writing extensively about the business c...

5 Tips to Have a Functional Dysfunctional Divorced Family Christmas

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 12.23.2015 | Divorce
Allison Toepperwein

With a divorce rate in America hovering around 50%, chances are you, your sister, brother, or friend is either going through or made it through one. Because of that Christmas I'd like to forget, I want to help those of you dysfunctioning families function around the holidays.

Test-Driving the New Astro Queo A935 Tablet

Paul Kraly | Posted 12.14.2015 | Technology
Paul Kraly

I had not had much experience with tablets apart from the Amazon Fire, which to its credit, is a pretty good buy for around 50 dollars. But when my be...

Why Skype Portrait Paintings Produce Remarkable Results

Adam James Butcher | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

Unexpectedly, it was my recent relocation to Mexico from London, England, that forced me to re-evaluate that very old tradition I hold so dear to my heart, portrait painting.

WWII Veteran Reunites With His Long-Lost Love After 70 Years…On Skype!

LittleThings | Jade Walker | Posted 11.16.2015 | Fifty

When two people are meant to be together, their love can withstand the test of time!...

Cairo Seminar Wrestles With Media Hate Speech

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.11.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Sticks and stones will break my bones. But words will never harm me." Journalists, academicians and activists at a seminar in Egypt this month would beg to differ, notably since hate speech by and via various media can take a life of its own and lead to untold damage.

Come Out of the Closet As a Charismatic Communicator

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 10.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Melanie Chartoff

Are you truly living up to your potential? Are you fully present and potent with friends, but out of integrity in timing and truth in higher stakes ci...

The 5 Best Travel Hacks You've Never Heard Before

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 09.10.2015 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

There are bunches of articles out there about travel hacking with a variety of focuses from saving money to saving space when you pack. While they are all incredibly helpful, I'm not looking to recreate the wheel.

How To Share Your Kids' Lives From 7,000 Miles Away

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 07.09.2016 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

The times they are a changin', and at 50-something -- with my kids spread all over the planet -- this mama has to do what this mama has to do to be part of their lives. So, when my girl announced I'd be a grandmother this summer, my head immediately began spinning.

How Tech Is Shaping the Future of Education

Amy Schoenberger | Posted 06.18.2016 | Education
Amy Schoenberger

When most of us think about our primary education, we think of the old school model - texbooks, blackboards, number 2 pencils. But for Gen Z and beyond, that model is rapidly shifting.

This Bug Could Break Skype -- But There's An Easy Fix

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology

Skype is the latest software to fall victim to crashes caused by a seemingly innocuous string of text, just one week after iPhone's iOS was targeted b...

Has Skype's Translation Technology Been Previewed Too Early?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.20.2016 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

By releasing the software to members of the public, Skype may have done some serious damage to their reputation, regardless of the advances they have made in translation technology and the years of research spent on it. They will have to work quickly before the service is released beyond the preview stage if they want to outshine Google.

Free Virtual Meeting Tools

Irina Jordan | Posted 06.24.2015 | Small Business
Irina Jordan

Between co-workers, customers and vendors, chances are you work with a lot of people who never step foot inside your office. In fact, you may not even have a physical office!

How To Ruin Conference Calls

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Conference calls, web meetings and screen shares. We all love them. We all use them. We also all know that at least 20 percent of all conference calls and virtual meetings are a total waste of time and money. All because the following characters below ruin them.

7 Ways You Can Use Technology Like Creative People Do

Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology

Many of us approach this digital age with passive acceptance or even begrudging rebellion. However, due to their unique character traits, creative peo...

Barbara Bush: 'I've Changed My Mind' On Another Bush Occupying The White House

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.16.2015 | Politics

Call it the first flip-flop of the 2016 presidential campaign. Barbara Bush said Friday that she no longer feels that too many Bushes have occupied...

7 Things I Miss About Love In The '90s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

The world worked differently then -- how people met, how we kept in touch. Numbers on scraps of paper were easy to lose, but somehow, we still found each other.