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Microsoft Is Sick Of PowerPoint, Too

Microsoft hopes to put the kibosh on that with Microsoft Sway, its new presentation app.<p>Sway lets you drag and drop photos, videos, files from your computer, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, or cloud storage. It works via a web browser or an app for your phone, and the presentation is stored on the …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

When Games Are Rushed To Release Who Is To Blame? Hint: It's Not The Testers

Big budget games are a gamble for publishers. So in order to look after that investment, publishers try to publicize the game as much as they can. Much of this publicity and marketing is carefully timed in order to make the most impact.<p>This is where things can get unstuck.<p>The production schedule of …

An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger review – more nosiness required

The evening starts shambolically. Technical problems hold things up, though I suspect the technicalities are more to do with Arnold Schwarzenegger not being here on time. Half an hour late, and we’re off. “A big welcome to Jonathan Ross,” the host Rebecca Cooper says to warm applause.<p>But Ross fails …

'Killer robots' should be strictly monitored, nations demand at UN

Countries warn of potential dangers of autonomous weapons systems they say are at risk of violating international and humanitarian law<p>“Killer robots” – autonomous weapons systems that can identify and destroy targets in the absence of human control – should be strictly monitored to prevent …

How A Chef Is Owning Content Marketing

I love to cook.<p>I also love to pull apart how people use digital media and technology to expand their business.<p>Jamie Oliver, the lovable British chef, and his marketing team fascinate me. After consuming countless hours of “Jamie Inc.” these past few years—his articles, his images, and his videos—I …

The Most Unfair Cities To Be A Working Woman

We crunched the numbers, looking at the mean annual earnings of full-time workers in the nation’s biggest cities to find the cities with the biggest and smallest gender pay gaps. The results were surprising, even to us. Here, shame on the 10 U.S. metros where being a working woman is truly unfair.

Israel reassures Jordan on Al-Aqsa as extremists rally

With clashes raging in several Palestinian neighbourhoods in annexed east Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone with Jordan's King Abdullah II to personally reassure him there would be no changes to the decades-old status quo.<p>It came 24 hours after a tense confrontation at the …

Why 'No' Is The Most Powerful Word When It Comes To Advancing Your Career

“If I could buy time, I’d be a complete pauper.” That’s something Sade said in a VH1 interview – and likely something we can all relate to. We have too many tasks and too little time. That’s why “no” is so important. If we say yes to everything, our performance suffers. We disappoint others because …

Steve Jobs’ Ideas Were So Brilliant He Would Leave Employees ‘Dumbfounded’ In Meetings

Ken Rosen, a managing partner at consulting agency Performance Works that previously worked with Jobs at Apple and NeXT, described Jobs' ability to come up with solutions to problems almost instantly.<p>Rosen worked most closely with Jobs at NeXT, the company he started in 1985 when he was temporarily …

Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' Promises Five Playable Characters, 2014 Start Date

Information is starting to trickle out about Telltale’s upcoming game set in the Game of Thrones universe, which is necessary considering one piece of that information is that Telltale is promising a 2014 kick-off for at least the first episode.<p>That’s sooner than many imagined, given that until …

The �Who�, �What�, �Where� �When� and �Why� of Developing an Integrated Content Marketing Strategy

Content Marketing is the new buzz word for marketing folk. This is due to the move away from businesses proactively seeking out customers as part of …

Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, …

Apple Is Reportedly Planning A 12-Inch iPad That Will Be Like Microsoft's Surface

Apple is planning a 12.2-inch iPad that will rival Microsoft's Surface tablet. The big iPad, which many are calling the "iPad Pro," will be thinner than the iPhone 6 Plus, according to Japanese site Macotakara, via Apple Insider.<p>The iPad Pro will supposedly have better speakers than an iPad Air 2, …

Islamic State executes scores of fellow Sunni Muslims

Islamic State forces have carried out another mass killing of civilians in western Iraq, officials said Saturday – the systematic executions of at least 50 fellow Sunni Muslim men and women belonging to a tribe that has defied the extremist militants.<p>Amid a months-long onslaught by the Islamic …

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In 2014, countries are still paying off debt from World War One

It has been 100 years since the start of the First World War, which was fought for four years and claimed the lives of more than 6000 soldiers a day. Countries in Europe began marking the centenary earlier this year and the Tower of London, pictured above, is awash in poppies in beautiful tribute …

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They’re here to save the world: but how many superhero movies can we take?

They bring in the big bucks, provide multiple spinoffs and sequels and offset the general decline in cinema audiences in the US, but is Hollywood overdoing it when it comes to superheroes?<p>Over the next five years a remarkable 30 superhero movies are expected to be released by Disney, Warner Bros., …

Take back your log-in: It’s time to move away from Facebook Connect and toward OpenID

If you are creating a new website or mobile app, one of the things you need to worry about most is user login.<p>User login is thorny. Make it too hard, …

Retirement Planning for Late-Starters

You're in your 50s and haven't saved for retirement. Don't panic, but do get going and take these steps now.

The best cloud storage of 2018

It's pretty clear that people and businesses will continue the trend of reducing their need to rely on costly hardware and infrastructure by placing …

'Game Of Thrones' Season 4, Episode 4 Review: Oathkeeper

<i>Spoilers through Season 4 of ‘Game of Thrones’ and the books follow.</i><p>Change has come to <i>Game of Thrones</i>. Sunday night’s episode, “Oathkeeper,” departed as much from the books as any episode so far in HBO’s adaptation of <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i>.<p>The deviations from the plot leave both readers and …

Two and a Half Men Actor Talks About His Decision to Leave

"I was a paid hypocrite."<p>Two and a Half Men may be the most popular comedy on television, but it sure doesn't make any friends.<p>On Sunday, Angus T. …

U.S. Naval Academy sex assault accuser says cannot recall attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A female U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen who contends she was sexually assaulted by a football player at an alcohol-fueled party testified at his court-martial on Tuesday that she had no memory of the alleged attack.<p>The 22-year-old woman said she had been drinking heavily at …

Alibaba Live Blog: Tracking The Biggest IPO In History

Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba priced shares on Thursday for its initial public offering at $68 each, putting the finishing touches on the largest IPO for a U.S.-listed company ever.<p>Alibaba and its selling shareholders will raise a combined $21.8 billion, a figure that could rise to $25 …

Hubble Space Telescope finds smallest known galaxy with supermassive black hole

Fascinating news, and this stunning image, from astronomers using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope: "a monster black hole lurking inside one …

Artificial Sweeteners Aiding the Obesity Epidemic?

A new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i> has found that zero-calorie artificial sweeteners promote glucose intolerance in mice and humans.<p>Glucose …

How Samsung took the wind out of Apple’s sails

en_GB<p>article<p>Well, by now you know all the super-secret details. Launched with the help of usual suspects U2 and new voiceover stars Jimmy Fallon and …

New 'Facebook for Rich People' Costs Just $9,000 to Join

Netropolitan is a social network that bills itself as "the online country club for people with more money than time."<p>PCMag reviews products …