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Supercharge your Android Gmail searches

techrepublic.com — One of the handiest features of the Android Gmail apps is the search function. Tap that little search button in the app, and you can search through your emails for whatever you like. However, there are ways to really empower that search.

View, create, and share PDF files with Google tools

techrepublic.com — A PDF file preserves a document's appearance across diverse platforms. For example, when you open a PDF file of an annual report, the file you see onscreen looks the same as a printed version. Just as important, you didn't have to have a copy of the software that created the PDF file to view it.
Oct 23, 2014

View, create, and share PDF files with Google tools tek.io/1sdg0sQ via @techrepublic

Hashtags: 4 tips for writing strong ones

techrepublic.com — Hashtags are a necessary if not occasionally goofy part of life on social media. Some are effective, some are, well, less so. Here are 4 tips to help you write effective hashtags. First, decide what the hashtag is for. Is it for one event? Or an ongoing campaign?

IBM research report endorses government innovation offices, with caveats

techrepublic.com — As I've observed in past columns, innovation may be one of the most overused buzzwords in modern discourse. That doesn't mean that large and small organizations in every sector don't need to find ways to achieve the real thing.
Oct 23, 2014

MT @GlobalIntegrity: @IBM research report endorses government innovation offices, with caveats tek.io/1t6U2x1 #opengov #opendata

Oct 23, 2014

MT @scrawford: Why we need funded full-time fellowships/stints in govt - read underlying report too techrepublic.com/article/ibm-re…

Oct 23, 2014

"Innovation offices/officers have a lot of potential…but only if they are given real responsibility&…involve others" techrepublic.com/article/ibm-re…

Oct 23, 2014

Biggest barriers to innovation in government? techrepublic.com/article/ibm-re… HR, procurement, & a tolerance for failure.

Oct 23, 2014

[NEW COLUMN] IBM research report endorses government innovation offices, with caveats: techrepublic.com/article/ibm-re…