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Should You Block Social Media At Work?

<i>Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex.</i><p>Social media in the workplace is a hot button topic. As more employees are reprimanded or even …

4 Apps That Will Save You Time

Modern life comes with many hassles that eat up your precious time. There’s sorting through the daily influx of junk mail, waiting on hold for …

7 Mobile Apps to Help Manage Diabetes

Nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, a metabolic disease in which the body can't effectively produce or use glucose for …

US to start testing universal online verification system to combat fraud (updated)

In 2011, the government started concocting a plan to issue Americans one online ID they can use create a unified online authentication system that'll work across multiple agencies' websites -- sort of like an OpenID for the government. Now, that plan's wheels are turning, and pilot testing's slated …

How to turn your iPad into a desktop with these remote access apps

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from …

Linux

Sitting all day is bad for your brain, too

We know that spending all day hunched over laptops is shortening our lifespan and expanding our waistlines. Still, the threat of never growing up to be an Anderson Cooper-caliber silver fox may not be enough to motivate young tech workers to switch to a treadmill desk and sign up for some daily …

Mobile Collaboration

One afternoon last fall, David Levine took the subway from his office in lower Manhattan to a meeting at Rockefeller Center in midtown. The …

Apps

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

Review: Otterbox Defender protective case for iPad Air

I don’t generally like to hide away my iDevices inside cases, but there are some environments where this is at least strongly advisable – and the basket of a hot-air balloon is definitely one of those. In anything but still air, a landing tends to involve the basket being dragged across the ground …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Writer and editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with</i> …

Entrepreneurship

3 ways to use infographics to promote your brand

<i>Jess Bachman is the Creative Director at Visual.ly, a visual-content marketplace that connects designers, journalists, animators, and developers with clients. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>Infographics are a powerful means of …

You Love The Cloud, But It May Not Be As Secure As You Think

People are storing more and more stuff online: photos, music, personal documents — even books. The business of cloud storage is growing 30 percent a year, Forrester Research says. But if you're storing your digital belongings in the cloud, you should know you're giving up some rights.<p>A year ago, I …