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Trademark clearinghouse coming

Holder-agency interface aims for Q1 2013 opening In 2013, the Internet will welcome new generic top-level domains (gTLDs). What does this mean? We may eventually type domains like dot-apple, dot-acer and dot-accountant as well as today’s dot-com, dot-ca and dot-edu. Proponents claim these gTLDs may open the

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Find jobs on LinkedIn

Enterprising job-seekers of both the salaried and freelance variety might mine job websites to find out which companies are looking to fill positions. But today, both companies and recruiters are increasingly using LinkedIn to fill positions, especially since they’re interested in finding people who aren’t currently looking

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Don’t let digital assets R.I.P.

Canadian law on digital assets not well developed For Dave Iverson, it’s unlocking computerized financial information of deceased clients. For Nicole Garton-Jones, it’s having deceased clients appear on her LinkedIn home page in the “People You May Know” section. It’s all part of the digital information trove

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GMail keyboard shortcuts

Longtime computer users know that taking your hand off the keyboard to use the mouse wastes time. In many cases, doing so means taking more steps than you would otherwise take by using keyboard shortcuts. Webmail providers like Google and Yahoo caught on to this and offer

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Generate a resume from your LinkedIn profile

If you regularly refine your LinkedIn profile, you will have an up-to-date resume online. LinkedIn also lets you put your online information into a stylish PDF print-ready resume you can share with other people. To generate a resume using your LinkedIn profile, visit the LinkedIn Resume Builder

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Passwords: a story with legs

In the media, a topic is said to have legs when it recurs regularly. I know journalists who cover different stories on the same topic and reuse paragraphs in the middle of each story because the basic facts don’t change. Password leaks committed by major organizations is

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Deleting Microsoft Word tables

In a Word table, you can easily delete one row or column at a time, or even select a bunch of them to delete, but there’s an easier way to delete an entire table. Consider the Microsoft Word table below: When you move your mouse pointer over

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Can bar associations go completely online?

Traditional bar associations, in their never-ending bid to stay relevant to attorneys, are developing strong online presences. They’re becoming hybrids — clicks and mortar organizations. They’re being joined by “online” bar associations as well, and the changes in the bar association landscape are fascinating to watch.

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Who do you want to connect to on LinkedIn?

You might be surprised at the number of people you know (or know of) who have LinkedIn profiles. Here’s a partial list:

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Job interview question: Can I see your Facebook account?

Earlier this year, news media picked up stories of employers asking prospective staff for access to their social media accounts. Some stories made the requests sound as matter-of-fact as if they were asking for a mailing address. It’s an improper question at any time, but if you’re

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