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It’s Operating Systems Vs. Messaging Apps In The Battle For Tech’s Next Frontier

Pieter Walraven Contributor<p>Pieter Walraven is the co-founder of Pie, deliciously simple chat for work. Before founding Pie Pieter was product manager at Playfish in Beijing (acquired by EA). His Master's Thesis was on ‘Web & Mobile Business Model Innovation In Mainland China’.<p>As mobile devices …

The Promise Of 5G

Hossein Moiin Contributor<p>Hossein Moiin is executive vice president and CTO of Nokia Networks.<p>The evolution of personal communication has fundamentally altered the everyday lives of most people on our planet. Armed with a smartphone connected to a seemingly infinite ocean of information, …

Who Is Google's New Chief, Sundar Pichai?

In his blog post Monday announcing the surprise restructuring of Google into a conglomerate called Alphabet, Larry Page said this about Sundar Pichai, 43, the eleven-year Googler who will replace Page as Google’s CEO: “Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and sometimes better!) for …

Sundar Pichai

How To Answer 'Why Do You Want To Work Here?'

Erica’s niece Anjali was performing in a piano recital, so Erica went with her sister and brother-in-law to watch Anjali’s performance. After the recital there were refreshments served at a small reception.<p>Erica chatted with the young man who had turned pages for all the pianists. She learned that …

7 free apps that help you save money without thinking about it

Okay, keep it raised if you feel like there just isn't enough <i>time</i> to figure out your budget or calculate how much you should be putting away.<p>Well, all that is about to change.<p>There are tons of ways to save beyond searching for coupons or using your bank's limited mobile app.<p>Offering everything from …

Liking Windows 10 so far? Here's how to make it even better

Windows 10 is great; if you’re on a Windows 7 or 8 PC, there’s virtually no reason not to upgrade.<p>That said, there are so many new features and settings that sorting through them all can become overwhelming, and you could be missing out on making the most of your Windows 10 experience.<p>Don’t worry …

What Is Needed When The Unexpected Happens...And It Will

If there is one thing that we know about business—and every other aspect of life—it is that the unexpected happens.<p>The New York Stock Exchange is forced to suspend trading. United Airlines has to ground all its flights. <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i>‘s website crashes. And those three things all happened on …

CMOs, Don't Let Big Data Hide Your Bigger Picture

“We need a ____ strategy.”<p>In the last two decades, words like “Internet,” “Web 2.0,” “social” and “mobile” have filled that blank. For folks who are trying to get with the 90s before they’re over, the term of choice is “digital.” These days, the trendy choice for many CMOs is “Big Data.”<p>As Paul …

How to Perform a Social Media Cleanup Before a Job Search

Performing a social media cleanup has become an important part of the job search process. Whether you realize it or not, what you post online becomes …

4 Essential Productivity Extensions for Google Chrome

I hope all of you get some value from using these, my current top 4 productivity extensions for Google Chrome. They’re a life-saver if you find it …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates write a long to-do list and prioritize items as A1, A2, B1, B2, B3, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and productivity, I’ve interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I always ask them …

Time Management

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

'I Read This 20 Times:' Five Founders Pick The Best Books For Startups

Five founders pick the best books for startups. One French entrepreneur recommends a literary classic she’s read 20 times and says the principles within it have everything to do with her business. Entrepreneurs from around the globe weigh in with their most inspiring business books.<p><b>Gabriel García</b> …

Startups

Planning to Build Your Own Website?

At TNW Academy, we’ve recently teamed up with Ryan Bonhardt, who’s mainly known for his enthusiastic and effective teaching tactics. Students simply love the way he makes building websites so easy and engaging. But you can go see for yourself! You can now find Ryan’s online course at TNW …

What Finland Can Teach America About Baseball

An ocean away, a version of the sport speeds along with constant action; imagine the pastime without wasted time<p>Hyvinkää, Finland<p>The fastest-moving baseball game on earth is played almost 4,000 miles from the nearest major-league stadium. It hums along in rural towns so small that spectators …

Finland

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

Where work happens

'Mission critical' teamwork tool Convo launches completely rebuilt Web and Mac apps

While Slack has scooped up most of the hype in the enterprise collaboration space over the past year, Convo has been busy rebuilding its own offering from the ground up. Today it’s launching new Web and Mac apps that showcase an improved feed, rich with third-party integrations.<p>For the uninitiated, …

Photograph: Norbert von der Groeben/The Observer New Review<p>Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, still owns around 16% of the company.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/3/1435921855071/ea0a35e0-17eb-4b36-8d63-3f8a7e8e8f5f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Norbert …

Top Gear

How America Became Exceptional

In 1929, just before the stock market crash, Louis Bamberger and his sister, Caroline Bamberger Fuld, sold their department store in Newark to R.H. Macy and Company for $25 million ( $343 million in 2015 dollars). Grateful to the people of Newark for their support, they planned to endow a medical …

Albert Einstein

Batman: Arkham Knight Embodies Everything That Is Wrong With PC Game Development

I have said on many occasions that I believe the PC is today’s premiere gaming platform. A proper gaming PC’s versatility and performance are unmatched in the gaming world. Current-gen consoles from Microsoft and Sony were a major advance, but a good gaming PC can typically run games at higher …

A Look At The Tech That Could Mean We Never Have To Charge Our Phones Again

Technology that can wirelessly power our devices on the go could change our world. Imagine never having to plug in your cell phone again, or technology that continuously keeps your electronic car battery running.<p>According to Energous Corporation, that day is just around the corner. Energous’ WattUp …

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

World Economic Forum

Twin Souls is Tenchu Meets Portal, Gameplay Video Will Make You Regret Not Backing the Kickstarter

Twin Souls: The Path of Shadows is a stealth game that gives players control over shadows, allowing them to sneak past guards, teleport between shadows, and do a whole range of other ninja-like activities.<p>Last year, developer Lince Work launched a Kickstarter funding campaign asking for $70,000 to …

31 Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter Examples

Traditional cover letter wisdom tells you to start a cover letter with something to the effect of:<p><i>Dear Sir or Madam,</i><p><i>I am writing to apply for the</i> …

5 Opening Lines That Are Straight Up Killing Your Cover Letter

Cover letters have the (incorrect) reputation nowadays of being a formality. Like saying “bless you” when someone sneezes, or ending an email with “best.” Frequently, people write a cover letter “just in case” the hiring manager feels the urge to look at it. Which is the wrong move, considering …

E3 Buyers Guide: Everything You Need To Know

E3 is a magical place. Right out of a fairy tale. Knights and farm animals and snakes and all sorts of amazing things. Sellers and buyers, hardware and software, all on display. However, what most people care about is the games. Best and worst. Who won, who lost. So over the course of three days, I …

In Historic Decision, Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Across The Nation

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family.” Writing for a 5-4 majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy ended his ruling with these words. “It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of …

Mankind Divided's director on the four pillars that make a Deus Ex game

What makes a Deus Ex game?<p>The 15-year-old franchise has many parents. Its original developer has been defunct for a decade. Most recently, developer Eidos Montreal adopted the series with <i>Deus Ex: Human Revolution</i> in 2011. N-Fusion Interactive continued that storyline with <i>Deus Ex: The Fall</i> on mobile …

Deus Ex

A 6-Step Guide To Tracking Social Media In Google Analytics

Share<p>Your website is the cornerstone of your business’ online presence. Alongside your website is its helpful sister, social media. Your social media …