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Facebook Wants You To Do A Quick Checkup Of Your Security (Again)

Keeping your data private on Facebook can be a tricky balancing act of logins, app permissions and the tiny changes Facebook itself makes to its UI. Facebook’s announced a new “Security Checkup” tool to simplify the process.


MeU Takes A Social Approach To Phone Plans

MeU uses Telstra’s 3G-network and a social network approach to differentiate itself amongst the MVNO crowd. Here’s a look at how its data plans stack up.


Google Translate Adds 20 New Languages

Google’s Translate has added support for an additional 20 languages to its repository, meaning it can now do real-time, data-connection-free translation of just about anything you see.


Planhacker: Best Prepaid Mobile Data Plans Under $50

Prepaid mobile plans are great if you want to stick to a budget, but which plan should you pick if you want the best possible data experience?


Use A "Bad Cop" When Negotiating To Help Make The Hard Calls

The hardest part of any negotiation is being tough. You want to make a demand or refuse a concession, but don’t want that refusal to shut down negotiations. In those cases, having someone to play “bad cop” — even someone who’s not there — can help.


Mind Your Language: Per Cent Or Percent?

Do you use per cent or percent when writing about breaking things up into parts of a hundred? There’s a technically correct way to do it.


The Best Way To Introduce People Over Email

When you’re introducing someone over email, you want to make sure all parties involved are completely comfortable with the intro. The “double opt-in” approach gives both parties a chance to decline without causing any problems.


This Graphic Teaches You How To Read Korean In 15 Minutes

Korean writing might look very complex and hard to learn, but the comic below by Ryan Estrada proves you can learn to read Korean in practically no time.


The Most Graceful Way To Abruptly End Unwanted Conversations

You can politely back out of unwanted conversations by excusing yourself and inviting the other person along, or you can even end it faster with attentive listening. Sometimes the most effective method, however, is to be abrupt and to the point.


Get Others To Pay More Attention To You With A Little 'Soft Conflict'

Conflict and tension aren’t necessarily bad for your personal and professional relationships. They can actually help foster stronger connections and get others to truly listen to you.


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