Carina Shipley

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Don't Wait Till the Holidays to Make Vermont Spice Cake

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, uncovers the recipe for the one cake you should make this fall.</i><p>My job requires spending part of my time in Vermont, which is lucky for me: At this time of year, it's the only place I want to be. The leaves are changing, …

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Seven Considerations For A Successful, Distributed Workforce

<i>By Tolga Tanriseven</i><p>Having the right people in place is critical to the success of a startup. So why let your office location limit your talent pool? Today’s emerging technologies gives startups the opportunity to recruit the best and brightest talent no matter where they’re located. And now that …

How To Manage Staff Who Work Remotely

Technology makes it easier to manage staff in multiple locations, but that doesn't mean it's a set-and-forget affair. Here are some tips to make the …

Survey Reveals Increasing Benefits From the Rise in Telecommuting

A recent survey was conducted by PGi to report on telecommuting. Out of those surveyed, a total of 80 percent of knowledge workers (workers that do not rely on hands-on operations to conduct work) reported that there is actual benefit to working remotely. The survey discovered that this new system …

10 Tips for Telecommuting Success

Appropriately enough, Sara Sutton Fell runs FlexJobs, a website that matches people with telecommuter-friendly jobs, from her home in Boulder, Colorado. In fact, all 43 employees of FlexJobs work from their homes in places like Mission Viejo, California, and Virginia Beach, Virginia. In the …

Survey Says: Telecommuters Happier, Healthier, Better Balanced

<b>By Ryan Mack</b><p>These days, working from home is starting to look better and better — not only for workers, but also for companies. There are just so many reasons that it makes better business sense. While only six percent of Americans already work from home full-time, according to a recent Career …

Stop Spreading Lies About Telecommuting

I've been working from home for years, and I've built my company as a completely virtual one. So when I hear the pervasive myths (lies, really) that continue to exist about working from home, it gets me a little grumpy. Things like, "working from home is only for moms," "if you're serious about …

Telecommuting Is a Big Workplace Benefit for Disabled Employees

Forget free lunches and on-site fitness centers. According to a national survey released by Think Beyond the Label, a private-public collaborative …

China bans use of Microsoft's Windows 8 on government computers

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned government use of Windows 8, Microsoft Corp’s latest operating system, a blow to a U.S. technology company that has long struggled with sales in the country.<p>A Microsoft Surface tablet is seen during the launch of Microsoft Windows 8 operating system in Hong Kong …

FCC Chair Offers Glimmer Of Hope For Net Neutrality Fans

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler walked a fine line Tuesday defending his controversial proposal to set up Internet "fast lanes," saying his agency could block such deals if they slowed down other traffic.<p>In an appearance before a Congressional committee, Wheeler acknowledged …

Amazon, Groupon Among Sites With Worst Password Security: Study

Security<p>Even after the Heartbleed bug, some of the most popular websites aren't taking password security seriously, according to a study.<p>More than 80 percent of websites that were examined had subpar password security standards, according to Dashlane's Password Security Roundup report published …

Gogo Opens Up Its APIs To Allow Developers To Build Better In-Flight Apps

Now that most airlines allow you to use your mobile devices during flights and many offer Wi-Fi on their planes, it’s no surprise that we are also seeing more applications that enable that in-flight use. Most major U.S. airlines use Gogo to power their on-board connectivity, and the company …

A Walk Through The Surface Pro 3, Microsoft’s Ultralight Laplet

To top off our cavalcade of Surface coverage today, I present a very quick walk-through of the Surface Pro 3 with a special guest star. So far, the laplet (laptop-tablet) is quite an improvement over the original Surface.<p>Make no mistake: This is a full PC. It has a powerful Intel Core processor — …

Yahoo's former CTO thinks Hadoop's data wizardry works best as a service

Dropbox buys Bubbli to integrate app's 3D photo technology

Dropbox’s desire for photo apps and services has swallowed another company. TechCrunch reports that the cloud-storage service has purchased photo-startup Bubbli for its 3D-photo stitching technology.<p>According to an email sent by the company’s co-founders, Bubbli’s stitching technology will be …

A Hackathon Designed By Women, For Women, To Solve The Gender Gap

Though female coders face similar situations on-the-job every day, this isn’t always the most inspirational environment.<p>It’s why Williams, an …

Netflix May Only Give You 3 Or 4 Recommendations In The Future

Your days of aimlessly browsing the Netflix homepage may be coming to a close.<p>Netflix's Chief Product Officer, Neil Hunt, said Monday that the company plans to completely rework the way you find movies and TV shows to watch. Most specifically, he said Netflix is looking into drastically cutting …

Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable brand

Google has usurped Apple as the most valuable brand in the world after three years at the top, according to a new survey<p><b>Google</b> has been named ahead of <b>Apple</b> as the world's most valuable brand, according to a new survey.<p>Apple's brand value fell by 20pc in the past year to just under $148bn (£88bn), …

Surface Pro 3 hands on: Better laptop, yes; better tablet, maybe

As I walked back from Microsoft’s Surface event earlier today, one question kept creeping into my mind: Did Microsoft(s MSFT) improve the new Surface …

Bob Dylan Just Did A Chrysler Commercial At The Super Bowl, And Nobody Can Believe It

It's only been five years since Bob Dylan's music and images were used in a Pepsi commercial that compared him to will.i.am, but people were shocked to see the famously counterculture folk singer star in a Chrysler ad during this year's Super Bowl.<p>In the ad, Dylan does a voiceover touting American …