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5 Ways People Kill Their Career Potential...And May Not Realize It

As researchers who study appreciation and value creation in the workplace, it would be easy for us to write an article about killing career potential (both yours and your coworkers) by being a jerk at work. But, that’s not the only thing that kills potential.<p>We were curious about the opposite of …

Some Of The Biggest Names In Music Are Threatening YouTube With A $1 Billion Lawsuit

Time reports that a legal group called Global Music Rights is demanding YouTube take down thousands of songs because it doesn't have permission to share their music.<p>The newly formed group is representing music industry heavyweights like Pharrell Williams, the Eagles, John Lennon, Chris Cornell, and …

Japan's first Firefox OS phone is transparent

Transparency has always been one of Mozilla's big selling points with Firefox OS, but a new smartphone from KDDI in Japan is taking that idea to its literal extreme. KDDI's Fx0 is the first Firefox OS phone to hit Japan, and as you can see, its clear case (crafted by designer Yoshioka Tokujin) …

FBI agents raid Doral Bank headquarters in Puerto Rico | Fox News

The headquarters of Doral Bank, the Puerto Rico-based lender struggling to meet regulatory mandates, has been raided by FBI agents as part of ongoing investigations.<p>U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodriguez said Tuesday’s raid took place at the bank’s information technology offices.<p>Special Agent Moises …

Teen desperate for a baby kills woman who was 8 months pregnant, cuts out baby | Fox News

In a page taken from the most gruesome of books, a 17-year-old girl from Reynosa, Mexico lured an 8-months-pregnant woman to her home and killed her to try and steal her unborn baby.<p>Nathaly Cartas Leon, 20, had “met” Guadalupe Salinas Hernández on Facebook and had gratefully accepted her offer to …

YouTube Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit From Pharrell Williams, the Eagles and Others

A representative for dozens of music superstars, including Pharrell Williams, is telling YouTube that it had better remove about 20,000 videos or …

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Sony Threatens To Sue Twitter For Spreading Hacked Emails

Sony might sue Twitter because of people tweeting screenshots of the leaked info, according to emails obtained by Motherboard. Sony's lawyer, David Boies, sent a letter to Twitter's general counsel saying it would hold Twitter responsible for any damages that come from disseminating "stolen …

Google+ can automatically 'enhance' your mobile video recordings

Google's no stranger to tweaking your photos automagically, and now it's extending that expertise to video. By using Google+ and its auto-backup system for your media, Mountain View says it can adjust the lighting, color, stability and, soon enough, speech in any video you shoot. Just be sure to …

Google Has Buried Some Little-Known Tricks In Hangouts That Will Liven Up Your Chats

There are a few fun tricks hidden inside Hangouts, Google's chat product.<p>Everyone using Hangouts has access to a bunch of emoji, but you can shock your friends my making a few unlisted animations appear if you know the secrets:<p>Try typing "LMAO," "happy birthday," or "woot:"<p>Here's one to break out …

How to Move Your Data to a New Phone - Consumer Reports

This is a good time to buy a phone, both because the phones have improved so much (check our smart phone Ratings), and because you can now buy a new …

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