Fathi Hamadneh

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4 Areas Of Your Company That Need To Budget For Thought Leadership

I love when I meet people for the first time and they mention they’ve read one of my articles and taken something valuable from it. Sometimes it’s a lesson learned or experience shared, and other times it makes them feel more connected to my company.<p>At Influence & Co., thought leadership is our …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Tiësto partners with Audiofly for in-ear headphones line

Known widely for his signature AKG headphones, Tiësto is moving deeper into the space with an in-ear line. Partnering with Audiofly for the #CLUBLIFE …

Windowless Planes Could Take To The Skies In 10 Years

The windows would be replaced on the inside by screens projecting footage from cameras on the side of the plane.

It's Always 9:41 on the iPhone 6

In ads for the latest version of Apple's phone, it's always the same time. Here's why.<p>The image above, currently running on Apple's U.S. website, depicts the iPhone 6 in its now-familiar grande and venti sizes. It is, you may notice, similar to other images of the phone that have run in marketing …

10 sweet apps already spruced up for Android’s Material Design

Google premiered the Material design theme at its big Google I/O conference back in June, but only recently have developers been sending out apps in accord with the new look for the Android operating system.<p>And it isn’t just Googlers who’ve been doing the work. Startups have launched Material-style …

Google Wants To Spend 60% Of Its Own Marketing Budget On Programmatic Advertising

Speaking to The Drum at the Web Summit in Dublin, Twohill revealed that Google is in the process of moving all of its campaigns, such as for its Chromecast product, over to programmatic "one by one", and is working to overcome the current limitations of programmatic, which doesn't currently cater …

Marketing

Why The United Arab Emirates Is The Middle East's Rising Military Power

What was once a nation with a limited presence on the international stage is acquiring advanced weaponry, instituting universal military service, and expanding its fleet of fighter jets and heavy vehicles.<p>A country of less than 10 million citizens has even proven willing frequently to use military …

Middle East

The Most Memorable Ads of the 2014 Campaign

Political advertising is a mainstay of American politics. And no political season is complete without instances of the outrageous, offensive, poignant, and funny images that flash across the television screen trying to elect politicians.<p>This year is no exception. While hundreds of thousands of …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Sleep

Sex and discipline offences leave UK training of Libyan soldiers in disarray

The Ministry of Defence has put its programme to train Libyan soldiers at an army barracks in Cambridgeshire on hold after it fell into disarray. Almost a third of recruits have already been withdrawn and there have been a series of criminal charges and convictions for sex offences.<p>Originally, the …

16 Incredibly Useful Google Products And Services You Didn't Know Existed

While those products and services sound amazing, you can't use them right now. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly useful that you might not even know existed.<p>For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?

Google Scholar

These Stunning Hubble Images Show Us The Secrets Of The Universe

This telescope, which uses a series of high-resolution cameras to observe the visible universe, has captured the hearts of the public with its stunning images and the hearts of the scientific community with its wealth of data collected over the last 24 years.<p>Many wonders of our universe, including …

Universe

Ancient Stone Circles In Middle East Have Archaeologists Scratching Their Heads

For decades, archaeologists have had little luck in their effort to make sense of ancient stone rings that dot the landscape in Jordan and Syria. But there's new hope that that may soon change, thanks in part to a new collection of satellite and aerial photographs taken of 11 of the mysterious "Big …

The ‘father of Android’ leaves Google for new technology hardware startups

Andy Rubin, co-founder and ‘father’ of Android, has left Google to set up a startup incubator for technology hardware.<p>Rubin sold his Android company to Google in 2005, heading up its development until March 2013 when he moved to take the lead in Google’s “moonshot” robotics projects.<p>“I want to wish …

Apple Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts: Apple Watch launching in “Spring,” after Chinese New Year

The Apple Watch’s launch is scheduled to occur in the “spring,” according to Apple Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts, later in 2015 than some had originally anticipated. Ahrendts stated the timeframe to retail employees in a video message, a transcript of which was …

Samsung's New Phone With A Curved Screen Is Going To Cost Nearly $1,000

The Edge is nearly the same phone as the Galaxy Note 4 that launched a few weeks ago, but it has a second screen on the side that functions independently from the main display. The "edge" screen is designed to show you information at a glance like weather, news, and incoming notifications without …

iPhone 6 Plus Vs Galaxy Note 4 Review: 2014's Biggest Phone Fight

Welcome to the biggest heavyweight clash in mobile phone history. For the first time Apple is moving in on the phablet sector Samsung has dominated (and arguably created) for the last four years. Two mega-corporates, two opposing ideologies and two massive handsets competing for our affections, …

Travel Tips: Customs and Immigration

Attention international travelers! I know... going abroad can be nerve-racking. Do you need a passport? A visa? What about immigration?? Customs?!<p>Relax. Crossing borders does require a bit more research, but it's nothing to get worked up about. Here is what you need to know:<p><b>Visas</b><p>Find out well in …

These 11 Charts Show Everything That's Wrong With The Modern Diet

The studies are clear on this ... when people abandon their traditional foods in favor of modern processed foods high in sugar, refined flour, and vegetable oils, they get sick (1, 2, 3). Of course, many things can contribute to these health problems, but changes in the diet are the most important …

Nutrition

Google takes another step into your living room with its Nexus Player (hands-on)

Google's wanted a piece of your living room for ages, and now -- after two attempts that never really went anywhere -- the search giant seems poised to get what it wants. Android TV is coming to, well, a TV near you, and we just spent a few brief moments wrapping our heads around Mountain View's …

Sharp Aquos Crystal (Boost Mobile) review: Ordinary features bolstered by a daring, edgeless design - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Boost Mobile's Sharp Aquos Crystal has an affordable price tag, a decent camera, and above all, a bold bezel-less design.<p><b>The Bad</b> You can't remove the Crystal's battery, and its in-ear audio quality is mediocre with calls sounding hollow and thin.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Don't fret about the …

Google X Is Trying To Create A Working Tricorder From ‘Star Trek’

We’re one step closer to living in some sort of <i>Elysium/Star Trek</i> utopia. At least we are if Google manages to have success in this branch of their research department.<p>I say all of this because Andrew Conrad at Google X, their secret fortress of ideas, is working on on making the tricorder from <i>Star</i> …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Here's our monthly list of the best smartphones you can buy.<p>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Gmail for Android is ready to handle all your email accounts

The new version of Gmail for Android is slated to make its way to Google Play in the near future, but if you <i>cannot</i> wait to use it, you can download the APK right now and load it up. You'll notice some major changes the moment you launch it, since it'll ask what kind of email addresses you'd like to …

Google challenges Apple's HealthKit with release of Google Fit for Android

Google's answer to Apple's HealthKit has arrived. Today the company launched its Google Fit app for Android. Much like Apple's solution, Fit offers a central place to monitor your health goals and workout stats. When used as a standalone health tracker, the app will monitor your walking, running …

Google Details Android 5.0 Lollipop’s Major Security Improvements

Android’s newest update is coming soon, with devices running 5.0 Lollipop beginning to ship November 3. While the visual update might be the one that most users pay the most attention to, Android 5.0 also has a number of under-the-hood changes, including some major updates to the overall security …

This Fake Phone Helps You Focus On Real Life

A phone that's not a phone had raised more than $13,000 on Kickstarter as of Tuesday afternoon, well over its $5,000 original fundraising goal. The "NoPhone" lets you to avoid the horror of not having a smartphone in your hand by giving you a plastic phone-shaped block to hold instead of your usual …