Mark Gilbert

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14 things you’ll miss when leaving Barcelona

1. Zero worries about open container.<p>Never have I experienced a city where you can stroll pass an officer with an open container and he’ll probably …

Barcelona

Marvel Is Launching ‘A-Force,’ An All-Female Version Of The Avengers

Tired of all those dumb boy superheroes stinking up The Avengers? Well good news, the team will be getting a major, all-female makeover as part of Marvel’s upcoming mega-crossover, <i>Secret Wars</i>. The team will also be given a slightly questionable new name – <i>A-Force</i>. I don’t know what that A stands …

Comics

Awards Honor Most Powerful Women in Accounting

Who are the most influential leaders in the professional accounting space? Increasingly, they are female professionals who are CPAs, consultants or …

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

Skyscrapers

This Startup Will Ship You A Fully Customized Vegetable Garden For Your Backyard

Now you don’t need a green thumb to grow fresh, healthy produce.<p>Planting a garden can be daunting for first-time urban farmers, but a new startup wants to make the process as simple–and fast–as making your bed.<p>A software program helps virtually plot out each plant, and then the startup ships a …

Google Drive

ASUS RT-AC87 router can handle your Gigabit Internet with ease

ASUS is at it again, producing great routers for your home or office. This time they’ve unleashed the RT-AC87, which was first shown off at CES this …

The Science of Productivity

Kiwi Startup Xero Pries Accountants Away from Intuit’s QuickBooks

[<i>Updated 6/30/14, see below</i>] If you run a small- or medium-sized business and it’s big enough to have bookkeeper, chances are he or she is using …

App That Lets Users Sell Public Parking Spots Is Told to Shut Down

The fight between entrepreneurs and regulators over the so-called sharing economy is entering weird new territory.<p>With the arrival of Monkey …

How to Identify, Build and Retain Social Media Influencers

Influence on social media is a function of follower count and thought leadership. This leadership can occur within a specific topic, industry, content-type – even a hashtag.<p>Influencers are power users and authorities; they lend credence to products or services and they elevate conversations. In the …

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>I spend my days writing content from my desktop computer for people who will read the content on their smartphones and tablets.<p>Go figure.<p>Mobile devices are fast becoming the preferred method of reading, sharing, and engaging with online content. It’s …

Public Forum » INDUSTRY NEWS - Jaeger-LeCoultre, Howard Parr and National Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Jorge Merino<p>Messages: 39206<br>Location: Washington, DC<br>Registered: November 2003<p>INDUSTRY NEWS - Jaeger-LeCoultre, Howard Parr and National Ovarian Cancer …

Accountants or Bookkeepers

Certification credits<p>All<br>• Advisor<br>• Migration<br>• None<br>• Payroll<p>Content length<p>All<br>• 0 - 15 Minutes<br>• 15 - 30 Minutes<br>• Over 30 Minutes<p>Accreditation<p>All<br>• CPE Credits<br>• None<br>• XU …

Learn To Navigate All Of OS X With Keyboard Shortcuts And This Guide

We've talked plenty about the importance of learning basic keyboard shortcuts. If you really want to dig into some of the more obscure navigation …

Google Beats Out Apple as World's Most Valuable Brand

Google has usurped Apple as the world's most valuable brand in Millward Brown's annual BrandZ study of global brands (via <i>The Telegraph</i>). This comes after the survey had named Apple the top brand for the past three years.<p>The study saw Apple's brand value decline 20%, from $185 billion to $147 …

Adobe is working on a touch-friendly, full-powered version of Photoshop CC

Microsoft is breaking out the big guns for the launch Surface Pro 3. It trotted out creative software powerhouse Adobe to show off a new version of Photoshop CC it's got in the works. This edition is designed specifically for use with a touchscreen and stylus. Icons and other UI elements have been …

World's smallest nanomotor could power cell-sized nanobots for drug delivery

Scientists at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas have built and tested what appears to be the world's smallest, fastest, …

Dropbox buys Bubbli to integrate app's 3D photo technology

Dropbox’s desire for photo apps and services has swallowed another company. TechCrunch reports that the cloud-storage service has purchased photo-startup Bubbli for its 3D-photo stitching technology.<p>According to an email sent by the company’s co-founders, Bubbli’s stitching technology will be …

Xero

<b>Pros</b><p>Thorough records and transaction forms. Offers approval level. Inventory tracking. Customizable reports. Online Quotes. Smart lists. Exceptional …

Small Business

Changes to Xero reports - Xero Blog

Today marks the first in a series of updates we have planned to introduce a brand new way of running reports in Xero. We’ve designed these new …

Savant, the Apple of home automation providers, launches a cheaper option

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Savant<p>Savant, a home automation company for the high end customer, has decided to come down-market a bit with a …

This $100 range extender from Amped Wireless promises better Wi-Fi range and speed

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>With a growing number of wireless devices in more rooms at my home, I had to plunk down $69 for a wireless range extender last …