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Sure Fire Ways To Work From Home Without Feeling Isolated

This article is provided by Jason Dirkham It doesn’t matter whether you are a working from home veteran or whether flexible working has been thrust upon you because of the coronavirus pandemic, it can be a blessing or a curse. The thought of working on your laptop in front of the TV may be the stuff of dreams but it can soon turn into a nightmare. The office camaraderie is now non-existent, there’s no lunch break to speak of and the structure that you once relied on has been removed from your w...
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Can you use Facebook Portal with Skype? No, but you can use a number of other video-chat platforms

Facebook's Portal devices come in four different sizes at a range of prices. JOSH EDELSON / Contributor/Getty Images You can't use Skype on any model of the Facebook Portal, but there are other social media and conferencing platforms that allow you to use a Portal. Portal supports several video-conferencing apps, including Zoom, although you still need a WhatsApp or Facebook account to use your Portal. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. The Portal, furnis...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Alexa, Portal, Justin Sullivan, WebEx, Smart Home Devices, Tech Insider, Josh Edelson, Facebook Portal, Portal Facebook, Portal 2, Product Card, BI-freelancer


Now Stream This: ‘Gone Girl’, ‘His House’, ‘Unfriended’, ‘Moneyball’, ‘The Rock’, ‘Crazy, Not Insane’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Gone Girl Now Streaming on Hulu Release Date: 2014 Genre: Mystery-Drama Director: David Fincher Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Carrie Coon, Tyler Perry David Fincher is back this year with Mank, but the last film he made was 2014’s Gone Girl, which is now streaming on Hulu. Fincher and writer Gillian Flynn take Flynn...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, Hbo, UK, Movies, Washington, Ben Affleck, Michael Bay, Features, Fbi, Netflix, Britain, House, Philip Seymour Hoffman, New Orleans, Bill Murray


Step up your video-call game with these five HD webcams on sale for up to 90% off

With so many of us sticking around the house and working from home, webcams have taken on an elevated importance. And, when we're all trying to look our best on Zoom video conferences and Skype sessions with family and friends, the capabilities of those tiny cams start to matter. — Read the rest
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How to set up a Skype conference call between Skype users for free, or between non-users for a fee

You can set up a Skype conference call on either your PC or Mac computer. Gil C/Shutterstock You can easily set up a Skype conference call and connect with people who are spread out across town, around the country, or even all over the globe. Conference calls shared only between Skype users are free, but if some users are not on Skype, rates will vary depending on where in the world they are located. Skype allows you to save a group for easy conference calls again later, which is a great f...
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Shelly Hill – Riding Shotgun With Charlie #89 ~ VIDEO

  U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- I met Shelley Hill at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago in 2018. We were both presenters at AMMcon (Alternative Multi-Media Conference) and GPRC that year. I was excited to make a stop outside of Atlanta on the Summer Tour 2020 to have Brian & Shelley on the stagecoach. Brian has a background in martial arts and got into firearms after a course with Massad Ayoob.  Shelley was in the medical field.  They’ve known each other since they were teens. And as adul...
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Taylor Swift celebrates her impressive six Grammy nominations with Folklore collaborators via Skype

She snagged six Grammy nominations, stemming from her surprise album Folklore and for her haunting track Beautiful Ghosts from the film...
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Voter-fraud debunking journalist Isaac Saul talks about his viral election thread and why the conspiracy theories put poll workers in danger

Ballots are counted at the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse on the Northside of Pittsburgh, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar Since election night, journalist Issac Saul has been documenting and debunking as many voter fraud conspiracy theories as possible in an ever-growing Twitter thread. "It took off immediately, and the new lies just kept pouring in," Saul told Business Insider Columnist Anthony L. Fisher.  Saul says these conspiracy theories are putting innocen...
Tags: Google, Florida, Congress, America, Trends, Atlanta, Pennsylvania, United States, Usps, Philadelphia, Michigan, Biden, Detroit, Skype, Pittsburgh, Trump


Teams seeks 24-hour party people for consumer chat

Skype? We've heard of it Microsoft has previewed some more consumer-friendly features in its Slack-for-suits platform, Teams.…
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'Toxic dispute' over Zaha Hadid's £100m estate finally settled

Court case at end of four-year feud hears contested allegations of financial mismanagement and ‘clandestine relationships’ between practice principal and junior staffDame Zaha Hadid was never far from controversy in her lifetime, nor has she been since her death. In the four years since the celebrated Iraqi-born architect died suddenly in March 2016, a “toxic dispute” has been taking place between the executors of her estate, with claims and counterclaims filed over the interpretation of her wis...
Tags: UK News, Culture, Architecture, Art and design, Zaha Hadid, Skype, Hadid, Zaha Hadid Foundation


What is Microsoft Teams? Here's what you need to know about the workplace communication tool

Microsoft Teams can help offices streamline their workflow. Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Microsoft Teams is a workplace integration software that allows you to communicate with your whole company in one window, with sectioned off conversations for different groups. It offers integration with other Microsoft applications, like Microsoft 365 programs.  It also allows for integration of third-party workplace productivity apps, like Asana. Visit Business Insider's Tech...
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Not on your Zoom, not on Teams, not Google Meet, not BlueJeans. WebEx, Skype and Houseparty make us itch. No, not FaceTime, not even Twitch (the register)

Time to call time on video. Just NO. No interoperability, no Column  As we struggle wearily towards the beginning of the end of the pandemic, we can take stock of what we as a species and as a society have learned.… [Author: Rupert Goodwins]
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Collaborate and Grow: Fostering a Workplace Culture of Connection

Collaboration is a professional buzzword. We believe that people produce better, more innovative work when they work together. Unfortunately, our organizations don’t always reflect our spoken commitment to collaboration and, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, collaboration has become a practical challenge. So, what does collaboration look like amid destabilization? It demands more than lip service, most certainly. Creating a Collaborative Company Culture As your organization works to d...
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How to enable two-factor authentication on Apple devices to keep your data secure

Two-factor authentication is an important step to take to secure all your accounts. Cavan Images/Getty Images Apple's two-factor authentication feature provides extra security for users' personal account information. Set-up of two-factor authentication differs depending on whether you're using an iPhone, iPad, or a Mac computer. You can turn off two-factor authentication at any time if you no longer wish to use it. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Ensuring ...
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Not on your Zoom, not on Teams, not Google Meet, not BlueJeans. WebEx, Skype and Houseparty make us itch. No, not FaceTime, not even Twitch

Time to call time on video. Just NO. No interoperability, no Column As we struggle wearily towards the beginning of the end of the pandemic, we can take stock of what we as a species and as a society have learned.…
Tags: Software, Skype, Facetime


How to enable two-factor authentication on your Google account for added security

Setting up two-factor authentication can help protect your Google account. Westend61/Getty Images You can enable two-factor authentication on Google to provide an added layer of security if, for example, your password is compromised. Two-factor authentication, also known as two-step verification, is an important step to take to secure your data and personal info.  After setting up two-factor authentication, you'll need to tap a prompt on your phone or enter a verification code sent to your...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Security, Google Drive, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Two-factor Authentication, Skype, Don, Google Account, Two-Step Verification, Tech Insider, Step Verification, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference


Lola’s Painted Daisy Wallpaper

I definitely blame the mom in me for it, but finishing Lola’s room first in our new home has been a big priority. While I didn’t have a big vision for what I wanted to do with each room in the house before we moved in (buying a home over Skype while in another state is not easy!), I knew I wanted to do a fun pattern in Lola’s room since I had so much fun making her a custom hand-painted wallpaper in her nursery. I’m mixing in some more ’70s decor in this house, so I thought it would be fun to d...
Tags: D.I.Y. Project, Home Decor, Bedroom, Statement Walls, Kids Room, Skype, Lola, Pittsburgh, Laura Gummerman, VALSPAR, xo Laura Credits Author, Sheila Blumer


Stephen Willeford – Riding Shotgun With Charlie #87 ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Last month, I was at the Rod of Iron Freedom Festival in Greeley, PA, and was able to get some time with one of the featured speakers, Stephen Willeford. We’ve all heard the story about what happened on November 5. 2017 at a church in Sutherland Springs, TX. Mr. Willeford was the good guy with a gun who heard the gunshots, grabbed a handful of ammo and his AR 15, and headed to confront the murder. Stephen Willeford grew up shooting and hunting on a dairy farm. He saved...
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Sales CRM Pipedrive takes majority investment from Vista Equity Partners to reach unicorn status

Pipedrive, the sales CRM tool for small and medium-sized businesses, is the latest European company to reach unicorn status. Founded in Estonia and now headquartered in New York, the company has taken a majority investment from U.S. enterprise software focused private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. This means that Vista has effectively acquired Pipedrive, in the sense that the PE firm now has a majority stake. Multiple sources with knowledge of the deal tell TechCrunch the transaction val...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, New York, Microsoft, Tech, Vista, Estonia, Salesforce, Skype, Niklas Zennstrom, Klarna, Vista Equity Partners, Ingrid Lunden, Pipedrive


Adding Some Hospitality to the Next Normal of Videoconferencing | By Larry Mogelonsky

Are you sick of videoconferencing yet? As an immediate salve for the need to physically distance and work remotely in order to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, products like Zoom, Google Meets, Skype and Microsoft Teams have replaced nearly everything from one-on-one meetings to tradeshows.
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How to set up two-factor authentication on Facebook to help protect your account

You can set up two-factor authentication on Facebook in a few simple steps through SMS on your phone or a third-party app. Rafael Henrique/Getty Images Two-factor authentication on Facebook adds an extra level of security to your social media account by connecting it with another device.  If someone tries to sign in from an unfamiliar device, the two-factor authentication will send a unique code to either your mobile device or a third-party authentication app.  Visit Business Insider's Tec...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Sms, Two-factor Authentication, Facebook App, Skype, Facebook Read, Tech Insider, Facebook Accounts, Meira Gebel, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


How to set up two-factor authentication on Instagram to help protect your account

You can set up two-factor authentication on Instagram in two ways. Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images Two-factor authentication on Instagram helps secure your account and information, and there are two ways to set it up.  One way is to use your cell phone — register your phone number to receive a text message with a unique code to gain access to your account.  You can also set up two-factor authentication on Instagram using a third-party app.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for...
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Beth Alcazar – Riding Shotgun With Charlie #87 ~ VIDEO

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- I met Beth Alcazar at SHOT Show 2017. The following month, I saw her again at a concealed carry fashion show I was emceeing in Cleveland.  And I’ve seen her at every GPRC since 2017 and even in Washington DC at a DC Project event. That isn’t just how she’s everywhere.  She writes a blog for the USCCA called Pacifiers & Peacemakers, and she teaches the teachers for the USCCA as well.  She’s also a board member of BamaCarry.  She’s one of the busiest women in the gun com...
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How to set up two-factor authentication on Skype, and increase the security of all your Microsoft accounts

It's easy to set up two-step verification for your Skype account, and other Microsoft accounts simultaneously. d3sign/Getty Images You can enable two-factor authentication for Skype by turning the security feature on in your Microsoft Account settings.   Two-factor authentication provides extra security by requiring you to enter a code from your phone or an app when logging in. When you enable two-factor authentication for your Microsoft Account, which includes Skype, it's a good idea ...
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Xbox Series X and Series S review: no-nonsense, next-generation gaming

They’re superfast, they’re frictionless and you get access to Xbox Game Pass. But not much else, from the controller to the interface, has changed – and launching without a single new game is just bizarreThe world was a different place in 2013, when Microsoft launched the Xbox One. Back then, the company was pitching consoles as living-room entertainment centres, with picture-in-picture display and built-in Skype and TV integration. The new Xbox models – the Series X and Series S – are comparati...
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6 Alternatives to Employee Layoffs You May Not Be Thinking About

The pandemic has promoted payroll to the top of the list of things keeping employers up at night. Amid the accompanying recession, many leaders mistakenly believe that laying off employees is the only way to keep the lights on. The reality, however, is that there’s often a better way to keep the economic headwinds at bay and your star talent intact. If your organization is faced with the difficult decision of where and how to cut costs, consider these six strategies to reduce operational expense...
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5 tips for gifting tech grandma will love - and actually be able to use

iPads and apps like Skype are great - until grandma forgets the wifi password, or needs help finding “the Zoom button” amid a crowded sea of apps. The 2020 holiday shopping season is upon us and technology will be at the top of many gift lists.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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The FSF Is Looking To Update Its High Priority Free Software Projects List

AmiMoJo writes: As we roll into 2021 the Free Software Foundation is looking to update its high priority free software projects list. These are the software projects that should be incorporating "the most important threats, and most critical opportunities, that free software faces in the modern computing landscape." For now the FSF is looking for help deciding what to include. The FSF high priority projects list is what once included PowerVR reverse engineering as being very important albeit nev...
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