- Was that the Queen's English? Google Translate for Android just got 16 new languages and supports personal phrasebooks.
- Cashpoint, indeed: In London, mobile payments are a regular staple in restaurants and other businesses, but U.S. sellers and conference organizers might need this rundown of 14 ways to accept mobile payments.
- The Court of St. Google? John Kerry became the first U.S. secretary of state to hold a Google+ Hangout.
- Bloody tourists: It's not that Facebook users in the U.S. aren't coming to the site. They've just moved and become more mobile-centric.
- Tips from the newsagent: Ripped from the pages of The Guardian are these tips on public speaking for academics, crowdsourced during a live chat.
- Let's put Scotland Yard on it: Brands have been flocking to the hottest picture sharing app. Now it can be told: What brands are really doing on Instagram.
- It's pronounced SHED-you-ull: Schemes is an Android app that goes beyond scheduling texts to let you schedule tweets, Gmail and Facebook posts as well.
- You don't say: You've given up annual reports, perhaps, but here's why you should write an annual failure report.
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