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Linkedin re-ranked colleges by where graduates get the best jobs

When colleges are re-ranked by how graduates do in the job market, only a few of the conventionally prestigious schools make the top of the list. LinkedIn mined its massive dataset of professionals to see what colleges where producing employees at the most desirable firms in a handful of …

Ok Google

There can be little doubt that, just like Microsoft thinks touch is the future of computing, Google seems to believe voice will be the user interface of the future. Indeed, when I was in Mountain View earlier this month, a Google spokesperson challenged me to just use voice whenever possible on my …

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5 Common Mistakes That Will Ensure Your Resume Gets Tossed

Here’s a prediction: If your résumé feels boring, stilted, and borrowed, no one’s going to want to hire you.<p>Recruiters look at a résumé for six seconds. So how do you stand out from the crowd, aside from awesome design?<p>By avoiding threadbare phrases like “stand out from the crowd,” as David Mielach …

Three Tips For The Next Generation Of Would-Be Entrepreneurs

Growing up, most of us still believe in the American Dream – that by getting a college education and building up our resumes with internships and relevant professional skills, we’ll be able to graduate and walk into a high-paying (or at least stable) career. But with nearly half of the nation’s …

Planning to buy a Galaxy Note 3 or Galaxy Gear? Watch this video first

Now that Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch, some carriers are announcing details on pricing and availability. Neither …

Engineering student's epic welcoming speech goes viral

A US student stuns his audience of freshmen with an impassioned welcoming speech set to the tune from 2001: A Space Odyssey.<p>Mechanical engineering major Nicolas Selby began his sophomore welcome at the university in <b>Atlanta</b> in the traditional style offering advice to the new class of students but as …

Georgia Tech

Chrome rules the web

EMPIRES rise and fall swiftly on the internet. Google’s Chrome browser, which celebrates its fifth birthday next month, has captured much of the …

Starting A Business? Consider These Five Invaluable Lessons First

At 16, I started my first business. I was among the throngs of a community that gathered on muggy summer nights to cheer on the home team at our high school football games. Cheering means one thing: yelling. And yelling means that people will have tired, sore, dry throats.<p>For the penny pinchers …

America's Top Colleges 2013

<i>Do college rankings matter? With the price of a four-year education approaching a quarter million dollars, it’s worth paying attention.</i><p>When future historians of U.S. higher education look back to when the ground really began to shake, they may well pinpoint 2013. They’ll see disruption in …

9 classic mistakes when presenting

These past ten years I seem to have spent a considerable amount of time helping professionals improve their ability to present – whether at an …

Public Speaking

Return Of The $750 Gaming PC Build: Now With Blu-Ray, Modular PSU, Double The SSD Storage

In April I posted an article titled “How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 — SSD And Operating System Included.” In less than three months it has attracted a shocking amount of views and inspired throngs of readers to wade into the exciting waters of PC gaming. Hundreds of you built that …

Want to know when your phone will become your flexible friend?

Let's face it: smartphone screens are getting a little boring. Apart from going closer to the edge of the bezel, it's all just increasingly larger …

Richard Branson: The best Virgin Atlantic complaint letter EVER

A Virgin Atlantic customer, dubbed Mr Hungry Headache, wrote to Richard Branson to complain about his horrible experience aboard a flight from Mumbai …

Virgin Atlantic

Can a week living with Android convince an iOS die-hard to make the switch?

Hello. My name's Gary, and I have given Apple a lot of money. I've owned first, second and fourth generation iPads and the iPad mini, and between us …

Don't look Mac in anger: 20 years of change for Apple

In 1993, Future Publishing (which also publishes TechRadar) launched MacFormat magazine. There were lots of good reasons to launch an Apple magazine …

Watch water freeze instantly as it pours

Ever wanted to be a waterbender, or maybe Iceman (not to be confused with Mr. Cool Ice)? A trick to freeze water instantaneously won't actually make it so, but you'll feel pretty cool.<p>YouTube user Grant Thompson of Random Weekend Projects has posted a video that shows how it's done. You need some …

How supersensitive screens get touch-y (Smartphones Unlocked)

For all of your smartphone-owning life, you've been told you can't use your expensive device while wearing gloves, no matter how low the mercury plummets. You weren't really sure why, you just knew it wasn't going to happen.<p>And so rocketed sales of fingerless gloves, conductive gloves, and even …

The Unlikely Evolution Of The @ Symbol

Once a bookkeepers’ shorthand, @ has become the fulcrum of our digital identities. How did that happen?<p>For a moment, let’s not think about the @ symbol in the way we usually think of it, as the fulcrum of an email address, the navel connecting us to our Twitter handles, or even just the weird <i>a</i> …

Leadership Lesson: The Difference Between Google and Apple

Google and Apple are both highly esteemed brands. Both companies share many common traits which have contributed to their success, but there is one very big difference between the two – Google plays offense while Apple has recently settled for playing defense. Apple is struggling to maintain its …