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Jack Dorsey Ran Twitter and Square Simultaneously. These Are His Time-Management Tips

By giving yourself a daily 'theme,' you can keep your productivity levels sky high.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>For those of you who've never heard of him, Jack Dorsey is the co-founder of Twitter as well as the …

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Tax Penalties for Selling Stock

by Cynthia Gomez ; Updated December 08, 2017<p>Financial experts agree that to achieve the best return from investments in stocks, you should hang onto …

How Zach Weisberg Quit Surfer Magazine And Became One Of Its Biggest Competitors

In 2010, when Zach Weisberg was the web editor for Surfer Magazine, print publications still struggled to understand how the Internet could play into their business. It was the year of the iPad -- Instagram also launched then, Pinterest, too, and Google+ the next year.<p>Social media basically …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

"There were 17,000 YouTubes Before YouTube"

I know an entrepreneur who launched an online video platform in 1998. It never took off, and went out of business within two years. He still tells people he invented YouTube.<p>There were 18 Web search services before Google, and at least two of them were similar in the way they indexed pages online. …

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking

In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was taken over, then deleted. Next my Twitter account was …

Stand In: UI prototyping straight from Photoshop

The first fruits of independent developers extending Photoshop’s new Generator feature are starting to arrive.<p>“Much more than image extraction,” …

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A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

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Biodegradable Utensils That Let You Eat (With) Your Vegetables

They may be compostable, but you’ll have a hard time throwing them out.<p>We’ve known for ages that our sense of taste is inextricably linked with olfactory cues. More recently, we learned that the size and weight, even the color, of the utensils we eat with influences our perceptions of food. Now …

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The Deal Is Off: What to Learn from the Fall of Groupon CEO Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason’s unsurprising ouster from Groupon last week wasn’t entirely about his personal brand. As anyone who has been paying attention knows, the group-discount company has been performing spectacularly badly. Its fourth-quarter earnings report was awful, with a GAAP loss of 12 cents per …

Meet the companies that are going to get rich from global warming

A warmer, wetter world won't be bad for these industries<p><i>Gates being installed by construction crews at the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne, a $1.1 billion flood protection project outside New Orleans.</i> (Credit: US Army Corps of Engineers/Flickr)<p>Climate change is already making its presence …

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Reviews can make or break your business. Here's how to get more on Google.<p>The Tower of London has been a prison, a palace, and a fortress. Now, it …

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Epinephrine autoinjector

An <b>epinephrine autoinjector</b> is a medical device for injecting a measured dose or doses of epinephrine (adrenaline) by means of autoinjector …

Does money, power make you a worse person?

Philosophers and theologians have warned for centuries that money and power can turn us into lousy human beings.<p>This explains why nobody I know is …