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Upwork is set to change fees this June

Earlier this month, the leading online workplace for freelancers, Upwork, has announced that there will be a big change in their fees. Instead of the current 10% fee that is applicable to all transactions, the new sliding service fee will depend on the amount that you earn from your client. Through an open letter posted […]

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Xoom is now officially a Paypal company

For Freelancers like me who have clients overseas, how many of you who also use Xoom to receive payments? It’s a great online money remittance service, isn’t it? Well, it’s officially a Paypal company today. Beginning today, you will see a small Paypal logo under the Xoom word on its banner. Xoom, for the sake […]

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Windows 10 for Free

If you already have the small Windows logo on your system tray, you already know the news. But if not, read along. Microsoft is offering a free upgrade on Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 to Windows 10. You just have to make a reservation by subscribing through email and they will send you notification on […]

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Upwork is the New oDesk

Earlier this month, oDesk has re-launched itself with the new name Upwork. The company CEO Stephane Kasriel posted an open letter to Upwork’s official blog announcing the relaunch. According to Kasriel, the change will feature the four major improvements in the website: faster hiring, better collaboration, larger teams, and professional growth. For more information, read […]

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