Follow all the World Cup games on your Google Calendar

Follow all the World Cup games on your Google Calendar

Google Calendar makes it ridiculously easy to share calendars with coworkers, customers and partners. You can share personal calendars, team calendars, process calendars, resource calendars - a calendar for anything you want. 

You can also subscribe to calendars and anyone can publish a calendar for others to subscribe to. 

A great example is this calendar for the World Cup

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Base CRM and Gmail integration

Base CRM and Gmail integration

Last month Umzuzu added Base CRM as a partner. One of our favorite aspects of the Base CRM system is the exceptional integration with Google Apps, especially Gmail, Calendar and Drive. Base CRM offers some of the best Gmail integration of any CRM available today.

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Happy 25th Birthday to the Web!

Happy 25th Birthday to the Web!

In March of 1989 scientist Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal to his bosses at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which proposed a method of distributing and sharing documents and other information via a global hypertext system, aka the Web. 

Tim invented the Web for one very simple reason: to make sharing easier. 

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I think my Gmail was hacked?!?

I think my Gmail was hacked?!?

The Attack

It usually starts the same way each time, you get an email from one of your contacts, "Hey, I got this weird email from you?" 

You immediately know you didn't send them anything weird or otherwise. You check your sent items for clues. Sometimes clues are right there, sometimes the bad guys have covered their tracks. What do you do now?

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How Google and Dropbox protect your data.

The EFF has released a report detailing how companies are protecting our data. Google and Dropbox have followed all 5 encryption best practices, check out this infographic to see how others are doing. Regardless if you are a business of 1 or 1,000's - your data deserves to be protected. 

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Helpful App of the Week: Streak

Streak is a, currently free, app that allows you to have a CRM right inside Gmail! It's fairly customizable. Allowing you to make changes and additions to what you're tracking to meet the needs of your business, customers and deal management.  You can even store documents like signed contracts. 

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Gmail Compose Window default to Full Screen

Most people loved the new experience since it was now much easier to continue to work within your Inbox while working on one or multiple new messages. However, many people missed the more full-screen experience of the old compose window. Over the past few days Google has rolled out the ability to default to a new full-screen experience.

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Securing Dropbox and working with Dropbox security

The Dropbox service is used in 95% of Fortune 500 companies and by 2 million businesses worldwide. Businesses save over 600 million files to Dropbox every week. The challenge for IT teams comes from the fact that most of this use inside of businesses is being done with disjointed and often shared consumer accounts. These consumer accounts run outside the purview of company policy and procedure practices as well as security practices.

 

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6 things you may not know about Google.com

Google has the world's most advanced Cloud Computing infrastructure. The best technology stays out of the way and disappears into the background. The Google.com search engine is the world's most popular software-as-a-service application. Of course it can search, but it can do much more. 

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Kansas City Google Apps Partner Conference

The Kansas City region has a rich ecosystem of Google Apps partners serving a wide range of businesses, governments, schools and nonprofits from 1 to 100,000+ employees. This week we took the opportunity to all get together for the first time. It was great to see so many companies participate. These companies have moved more than 1 million people to Google Apps for Business, Government, Education and Nonprofit.

 

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Provide Remote Support directly from Hangouts

​Hangouts are one of our favorite features in Google Apps for Business, they allow for simultaneous video chat with up to 14 other people. You can also do much more than video chat; including: screen share; realtime collaborative notes, documents, presentations, forms, or spreadsheets; and you can also add additional applications to bring additional functionality into Hangouts. Now you can also provide desktop support via Hangouts. 

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