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4 Facebook Apps to Improve Productivity--Really!

Think Facebook and productivity don't go together? These four Facebook apps help you streamline and simplify your browsing, share docs with Facebook contacts and more.

15 Free Online Collaboration Tools for Business

Whether your business is looking to start small or go big, many free tools can help jump-start your collaboration efforts. Here's a look at 15 of the best--some old, some new, some basic and some robust.

10 Blogs to Boost Your Social Network Savvy

Here's a roster of experts who regularly offer tips and observations about networking to greatest effect.

LinkedIn Tip: Your Guide to the New 'Groups' Features

LinkedIn's Groups pages just got a facelift. Here's a look at the new, more interactive options and what they can do for you.

Travel Green, Polish Your Résumé, Clean an IPhone Mic

Sometimes greener travel means not leaving your desk at all.

New Tool Helps You Find a JobThrough Facebook

Facebook doesn't have to be just for fun. Simply Hired's new job search tool integrates with Facebook to help you find employment through people you know.

Facebook Privacy Settings: Recommended vs. Custom

Now that the latest privacy option settings are rolling out, how do you apply them most effectively for your needs?

Google Labs: 8 Must-See Projects

Have you checked out Google Labs lately? If not, it's worth a peek. The area, reserved for application and tool prototypes not yet ready for primetime, houses some cool (and crazy) ideas.

Facebook Privacy Fixes: Your Guide to the Newest Changes

After feeling intense heat from its users regarding recent changes to its privacy policy, Facebook introduced new settings today. The streamlined settings are...

Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Connections on Twitter

LinkedIn's Twitter integration feature makes it easier to find and keep track of your LinkedIn connections on both LinkedIn and Twitter. Here's what you need to know about the app and installation.

5 Google Labs Projects to Watch

The newest free tools from Google Labs include a social search tool, a new way to view public data and an app that makes searching Android phones easier.

Ranking Microsoft's Office 2010 Rivals

Can IBM's Lotus Symphony and Lotus Live, Zoho's suite of cloud apps, and's offerings compete with Microsoft's suite?

Google Apps: 5 Secret Features

From Gmail keyboard shortcuts to scheduling Google Calendar meetings via SMS, here's a look at some of Google Apps' coolest hidden features.

Facebook: 5 Privacy Settings You Must Tweak Now

Keeping track of Facebook's updates can be confusing. Here's how to protect your privacy in the wake of recent changes.

Facebook Profiles Get Professional Edge with 4 Top Apps

Facebook doesn't have to be all fun and games. Check out these business-focused applications that give your friends--and potential future employers--a glimpse into your on-the-clock life.