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The McDonald's Worker Budget And The Tyranny Of Personal Finance

A quick note about that McDonald’s budget for its employees published earlier this week by the website Think Progress ….<p>There is a genre of personal finance writing I like to call “when rich people tell poor people how to live.” This is when, as I’ve reported in the past, you see men and women in …

Fans braced for Google Reader's demise flock to new services

<b>Millions of users of Google's Reader service are preparing for its closure, with many still angered at the search giant's decision.</b><p>Google announced in March that it would shut down the RSS reader, blaming a decline in use.<p>The company admitted that Reader had a "loyal following", and gave …

Social Media

Yahoo axes AltaVista and 11 other services you've forgot about

Yahoo is shuttering a dozen of its products and services, including the once-popular search engine AltaVista, the company announced today.<p>AltaVista …

Yahoo

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 hits the FCC with LTE you probably can't use

The FCC can be cruel sometimes, showing us devices we're unlikely to see in the US without significant changes; this is one of those moments, unfortunately. A Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has once again surfaced at the FCC, this time as the SM-T315 with built-in cellular access. However, it's not …

After three months of work, Digg Reader officially opens to the public - http://tcrn.ch/125FU58

The Simple Question That Helps You Use LinkedIn Better

LinkedIn can accelerate your career–if you understand this key to the site.<p>For its founder Reid Hoffman, launching LinkedIn ten years ago was like jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the way down–but what vehicle hath he wrought upon the working world?<p>Writing at <i>HBR</i>, social media …

LinkedIn

Recon Jet is the $499 Google Glass alternative for athletes and exercisers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Upset that you didn’t get in on the $1,500 fast track for Google’s Glass(s goog) eye wear? Don’t fret: You’ve got another …

Snapchat: the self-destructing message app that's a phenomenon

In any other messaging app, you'd think it was a bug in the software. Moments after you send or receive a photograph or video clip on Snapchat, it …

RSS Readersplosion Shows A Lot Of Skating To Where The Puck Has Been

Google Reader is turning off the lights in just over a week’s time, but people will have no shortage of alternative options when it does die, since everyone and their brother is building an RSS reader to fill the perceived gap. It’s hard to blame them; when Google announced the shutdown of Reader, …

Gigaom | The biggest difference between Amazon and book publishers

Advertisement<p>“We’re in a major battle right now for the future of the industry,” Brian Napack, a senior advisor at Providence Equity and the former …

Yahoo, meet your new users: Tumblr adds sponsored posts, and the grumbles begin

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Rani Molla<p>Tumblr hasn’t even been under Yahoo’s ownership for two full weeks, and already the “Yahoo” tag on Tumblr …

Search me: online reputation management Past scandals, bad photos, critical comments: the internet has a long memory. As the EU considers the 'right to be forgotten', we investigate the growing business of online reputation management – and learn how you can airbrush your own past http://bit.ly/14HGppY Photograph: Manuel Vazquez for the Guardian

We won't screw it up

YAHOO has bought Tumblr for a hefty sum, but users fear the takeover will result in the blog site losing its distinctive style<p>Latest stories<p>What is …

Online titans who see a rosy future… in our love for nostalgia http://bit.ly/Ziypgn Facebook snapped up Instagram; now Yahoo has spent a billion on Tumblr. Is there payback in youth's appetite for nostalgic sharing or have these corporate giants run out of ideas? Photograph: Getty, Sarah Lee

12 Jobs That Must Evolve Or Die

But then technology proliferated, and the well-read encyclopedia salesman, savvy VCR repairman and worldly travel agent either faded away or morphed into updated versions of their former selves.<p>Are you prepared for an evolving work environment or, worse, job extinction? Don't be the Cro-Magnon who …

Communication Skills

Freelancers Will Change The Way We Collaborate In The Workplace

These days, everyone wants to work for themselves. It's estimated that more than 40% of the American workforce — or 60 million people — will be freelancers, contractors and temp workers by 2020, according to a study conducted by software company Intuit.<p>But how will this affect collaboration, team …

The Workplace

Google gains appeal for cloud services, but there’s this company called Amazon

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>With Google (s goog) opening up its Google Compute Engine (GCE) for anyone and expanding the feature set …

Google+ now chooses your 'best' photographs

New features mean Google can automatically enhance and select your ‘best’ photographs, the company has announced.<p>Speaking at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, Vic Gundotra said that as more users uploaded all their photographs to Google+, in large part because of Android phones doing so …