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Google Glass Got It Backwards

Now that the Google Glass prototype has been withdrawn from the market, the company has reportedly moved it from research into product development. Consumer fashion and retailing experts have been tasked with refining a look that some in the market labeled “Glasshole” and, according to critics of …

Google Glass

The Art of Giving and Receiving Advice

Seeking and giving advice are central to effective leadership and decision making. Yet managers seldom view them as practical skills they can learn and improve. Receiving guidance is often seen as the passive consumption of wisdom. And advising is typically treated as a matter of “good …

Management

Troubled Tesco's turnaround plan revealed

Troubled supermarket chain Tesco has announced its turnaround plan.<p>Britain’s biggest retailer will slash costs and close dozens of stores so it can lower prices and mend its finances.<p>It is the start of a fight back from years of market share losses – particularly to German discounters Lidl and Aldi …

John Paul DeJoria's Secrets To Billion Dollar Sales | Forbes

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Mindfulness

Latest rumor of OLED displays in iPhones inspired by report on Foxconn display factory

There are always rumors around that Apple is planning to switch from LCD to thinner, brighter, more power-efficient OLED displays in its iPhones. The latest is a report seemingly originating on Japanese newspaper <i>Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun</i> cited by <i>GforGames</i> via a Chinese site … So take it with the usual …

​Here's what you missed on the second day of CES

CES is in full swing now, and most of the companies here have already laid their cards on the table. It's bittersweet: It means that there are fewer major announcements from big companies to gush over, but also that we have more time to cruise the show floor for hidden treasures. It's also the day …

Holidays you thought you couldn't take with kids

Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres.<p>Read on to find out why the Maldives isn't just for blissful couples and whether safaris and toddlers really can mix.<p>Safaris<p>…

Travel

Did Canon Leak a Glimpse of an Upcoming DSLR with this Connect Station Photo?

Do you recognize the DSLR seen in the photograph above? Reader Florian Feuchtner spotted the camera in a Connect Station product photo posted to …

Cameras

Google's Search Dominance Is Eroding

Mozilla's Firefox web browser has historically come bundled with Google as its default search engine, but a five-year deal signed with Yahoo in November has seen Firefox automatically opting for the rival search engine instead. The result? Google's US market share has slipped to 75.2% from 79.3% — …

The Genius Of Taylor Swift's Girlfriend Collection

Swift has spent the last two years "making friendship fun." But her choice of Instagram girlfriends is also an incredibly savvy image maintenance strategy.<p>Around the October 2012 release of <i>Red</i>, when Taylor Swift had spent the gossip year linked with several boys — Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer, …

7 Trends That Will Shape How You Travel in 2015

The new year brings the promise of 365 new days to plan trips and see the world. And 2015 is shaping up to be rather interesting for travelers. From wellness retreats to ultra-affordable luxury, here are the burgeoning travel trends we're most excited about.<p><b>In the Spotlight: New Hotel …

'Shakespeare nerd' Maggie Grace has been 'Taken' by the action genre

Liam Neeson and Maggie Grace have developed such a strong bond playing father and daughter in the blockbuster "Taken" franchise of action-thrillers that the two have become like family.<p>"The way he is with me and my family — it's so amazing and lovely," Grace said. "Every time I see him he asks …

Virgin Australia chief exec John Borghetti has attacked Qantas for seeking a federal govt guarantee on its debt. "Such a move would be wrong, discouraging competition, and the age of entitlement had to go," he said. Virgin Australia announced this morning it had slumped to a first half loss of $83.7 million, but did not announce job cuts like its competitor. http://bit.ly/1fuH1Yq