Golfing for the greater good

Every year, TDS puts on a golf event to benefit local charities. This year the TDS Open was as fun as ever, but the best part was the $30,000 raised for two worthy organizations. Find out more about the event and what the donation means for one of the charities.
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TDS Job fair July 30th!

We’re offering a rare opportunity to pass Go and collect $1,000—come to the TDS Job Fair on Wednesday, July 30th, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at 525 Junction Road in Madison, Wis. We’re looking for motivated, experienced sales people to join our Customer Sales team. If you’re qualified, you’ll get an on-site interview—even better, we’re offering a $1,000 signing bonus and you’ll get health insurance that starts when you do!
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Seen on Pinterest: Ten Creative Crafts for Hot Summer Days

We're big fans of spending time outdoors when the weather is warm, but there are some days when it's simply too hot, too buggy, or too stormy to venture outside. On those days, we turn to Pinterest for DIY inspiration. There's always a craft project waiting around the corner, and this week's Seen on Pinterest tracks of a few of our favorite do-it-yourself and popular home goods hacks. Most of these crafts are suitable for teenagers and adults, or older children with parental supervision.
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Weekly tech news roundup for July 25

What's new this week: Cake in a whip cream-like can (really!), Rickrolling Chromecast controllers, and water balloon invention you've got to see to believe. Also, find out about Google's ambitious Baseline project to learn more about the human body, learn about a new minivan option that will help you yell at your kids without losing your voice, and get a link to a website that rates hotel WiFi. If that's not enough for you, discover just how much time Americans spend on Facebook each day (you too??), and check out a tour of BarkBox's dog-friendly headquarters.
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In the spotlight: Kingfield, Maine

Kingfield, Maine, a community served by TDS Telecom, was once described as “the most beautifully preserved ski town east of Aspen” by Ski Magazine. It is the gateway to Sugarloaf Mountain and one of the best ski and golf resorts in the country—but that’s not all this small town has to offer.
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Crowe, Depp and Schwarzenegger highlight this Week on TV

Big-budget films (Noah, Sabotage, Transcendence) and even bigger stars (Crowe, Depp, Schwarzenegger) mix with some smaller films (Cesar Chavez, Heaven is for Real) to give a nice mix of new films available this week via Movies on Demand.
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Weekly tech news roundup for July 18

This week: Unlimited ebooks from Amazon, 3D printers at Home Depot, and a widget that lets you message even if you're off the grid. Plus, watch a preview for a Star Wars fan film made in Minecraft, and check out the world's scariest Marine robot in action. Find out why Microsoft is cutting 15% of their workforce, take a peek at the world's blackest black, and read about a proposed Apple price-fixing settlement agreement.
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The problem with 911 emergency services and cell phones (in other words, why you should keep your landline)

Last week some startling news hit—as many as 90% of the 911 cell calls made in Washington D.C. are missing key bits of information that allow users to be pinpointed on a map. Get the details.
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Game Time: Three Online Shops, Just For Fun

Whatever happened to the aisles and aisles of computer games you used to see at big-box electronics and specialty stores? Sure, stores still stock a large number of games for consoles like Xbox and Playstation, but Windows and Mac users are lucky to find more than a single shelf. That's not because everybody is too busy playing Candy Crush on their phones—computer gaming is still a $25 billion industry. So, where are all the games?
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