I started my stealth job search last week.

I used LinkedIn to notify recruiters that I'm looking for a new job, and so far I've talked with three recruiters on the phone.

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As a business owner, you make tradeoffs to lower costs, increase sales, and become more efficient. With GoDaddy SmartLine, you can add a business number to your existing mobile phone, no tradeoff required.

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3 must-have integrations for Zoho. [0.17]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 3:30 p.m. by Zoho Blog @ [source]

Zoho is a comprehensive business app suite, covering all of your needs, from sales to support to accounting. Perhaps you want to combine the powers of Zoho CRM with a marketing automation app such as Hubspot, or a customer care platform such as Zendesk.

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A smartphone for only $5 per month can give your small business an affordable solution to bring your workforce together, which is what T-Mobile (NYSE:PCS) has done with the REVVL.

At only $125, the T-Mobile REVVL is a smartphone with features good enough to perform all basic communication, image capturing, conferencing, and storage functions.

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Maybe because the leakers of the smartphone industry are so good at what they do, or maybe it's a testament to the hype cycle of the internet, but more and more phone companies have developed a habit of pre-announcing or "leaking" features/photos of their yet-to-be-unveiled device. Last week, LG announced yet another feature of its upcoming V30 (whose official unveiling is actually at the end of the month): the handset will have an aperture of f/1.6, the lowest ever in a smartphone.

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16 Ways QR Codes are Being Used in China [0.13]

Posted on Aug. 12, 2017, 5 a.m. by Andreessen Horowitz @ [source]

We’ve talked a lot about the rise of QR codes in Asia, but they may now finally be moving from being a “joke” to being more widely adopted in other places as well.

Some of the more obvious use cases for them include things like adding a WeChat friend in real life (IRL); subscribing to a WeChat official account (often representing media, stores, people, and others); paying a street vendor or at a convenience store; connecting to wi-fi in a shop; getting additional content from a magazine article; and learning more about styling or the brand from a clothing label.

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Andrew: Hey everyone, my name is Andrew Warner.

Andrew: Robb, what did you sell the business for?

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The smartphone industry has been saturated and overcrowded for a few years now -- seemingly every other week, there's a new device, from the dozens and dozens of phone brands that exist. I've only tested the camera briefly but it is a strong improvement over previous Meizu devices, and appears to be better than the shooters on most Chinese smartphones not named Huawei.

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IRS Piloting Program for Virtual Appeals [0.13]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 9:30 p.m. by Small Business Trends @ [source]

As part of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights posted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), taxpayers, including small businesses, have the ability to appeal and resolve any disagreement you might have with the IRS. As part of a pilot program, the web-based virtual conference platform will launch on Aug. 1, 2017.

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Want to make it easier for customers to connect with you?

Make sure you update your phone number in online directories.

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Sprint, the smallest of the four nationwide U.S. wireless carriers, is expected to publish its fiscal Q1 results on August 1, reporting on a quarter that saw relatively intense competitive activity in the U.S. wireless market.

We have a $8 price estimate for Sprint, which is slightly below the current market price.

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So what are the key factors in determining whether something is truly transformative — like the phone, the internet — or IS just a toy?

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How To Fix Push Notifications On Oppo Phones [0.12]

Posted on July 28, 2017, 4:47 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

So you've purchased an Oppo device. Oppo's software will still kill the app unless you take two more steps.

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Last year I wrote multiple pieces criticizing phones that everyone else in tech writing loved, namely the iPhone 7 Plus and Google Pixel. Huawei has been going this route for most of the last year already, positioning its phones as a high-priced premium item on par with Samsung and Apple, and it's a strategy that has payed off.

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It’s hard to imagine life without a mobile phone today. But as important as the device is, the lifespan of a mobile phone model is less than three years.

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Looking for a Job in Germany? Look No Further [0.18]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 10:55 p.m. by Women on Business @ [source]

Are you looking to make a career change or move to a different country?

In the past, when you were looking for a new job, you’d have to hit the pavement or look in the newspaper to find out who was hiring.

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An increasing number of people are working from home, but home offices are notoriously distracting – unless you engineer them for productivity. You’ll feel better working at home if you look into enhanced options for personal cybersecurity.

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Hands-On: Xiaomi Mi Mix Vs. Maze Alpha [0.13]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 6:19 a.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

The Chinese smartphone industry may be the single most cut-throat and competitive industry in the world right now. There are -- no joke -- dozens and dozens of Chinese phonemakers, mostly based in Shenzhen, all churning out products on seemingly a monthly basis.

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Your Customers Still Want to Talk to a Human Being [0.11]

Posted on July 26, 2017, 2 p.m. by @ [source]

Most businesses now communicate with their customers through multiple online channels, and invest in software to track, personalize, and optimize every step of the consumer’s digital journey. Businesses are missing out on potential revenue by burying phone numbers, making it impossible to speak to a human, or delivering a frustrating experience when consumers do connect.

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Last month I wrote about this Samsung Galaxy S8 clone by a Chinese phone company named Leagoo, and while I'm still waiting to get my hands on a review unit of that device, the Shenzhen-based firm was kind enough to let me check out an early prototype unit of another device: the KIICAA Mix. And yes, like every Chinese phone released lately, the KIICAA Mix has dual 13-megapixel cameras that can simulate bokeh.

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