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Fitbit’s Ionic smartwatch will help diabetics track glucose levels

Fitbit is pairing up with Dexcom, a company that creates continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices for people with diabetes. In an announcement today, the companies say that their first initiative is to bring Dexcom's monitoring device data to Fitbit's new Ionic smartwatch.<p>For those unfamiliar, …

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw "Deadpool," "Rogue One," and "Finding Dory" take the stage.<p>With so much attention on these superstar blockbusters, it becomes far too easy for a quality movie to fall through the cracks — even with a star-studded cast and reputable …

From beautiful LEDs to stunning OLEDs, these are the best Sony TVs

Among the best high-end TV manufacturers, Sony has long made a name for itself in the TV marketplace as a purveyor of beautiful, well-built screens. …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

What's New on TV, Netflix Streaming, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: August 17-23

<i>At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.</i><p><b>New on DVD and Blu-ray</b><p><b>"NCIS"</b><br>'Tis the season for a ton of TV shows to come out on DVD, including "NCIS: The Twelfth Season," "NCIS: Los Angeles - The Sixth Season," and "NCIS: New …

Entertainment

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

Ultra HD Blu-ray is bringing high-res movies home soon

After Blu-ray and HD DVD ushered in the age of HD and 1080p movies for the masses, discs were beaten to 4K by streaming services like Netflix, YouTube and Amazon. While the internet is still doing most of the heavy lifting for 4K, the Ultra HD Blu-ray specification is finally complete which means …

U2 puts on surprise performance on New York subway platform

U2 may have sold out hundreds of arenas and sold thousands of albums, but that didn’t stop the band from performing on a New York City subway …

15 Tips to De-Stress Your Day

It’s a little wacky that we live in a world that glamorizes stress. When did it suddenly become okay for us to consistently be running around with frazzled nerves and a to-do list the size of a small book? We have our jobs, our side jobs, our blogs and websites, and it’s easy to understand why …

The Biggest Business Comebacks Of The Past 20 Years

Our verdict is in: Apple staged the most impressive recovery of the last 20 years. Here are 19 others that overcame hard times.<p>Apple: The Most Impressive Business Comeback Of The Past 20 Years<p>In our fast-changing, startup-crazed economy, it can seem like only the newest companies have the agility …

Berlin film festival 2015: 17 key films to look out for – in pictures

The Berlin film festival opens for business on Thursday with a sparkling line-up, including new films from Terrence Malick and Werner Herzog, Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes, and some obscure, little-known film about a student journalist who interviews a rich businessman

Action-Comedy

3 Easy Steps To Rule Your Industry: Be Like Apple, Google, Starbucks

The ability to change customer behavior is the highest achievement of any company. And it’s the one that pays off the most.<p>In fact, it’s the very definition of market leadership. Here’s how you can rule your industry: By changing how people do things.<p>With three brief case studies, I’ll show you how …

Google Search

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Microsoft is developing a new web browser that's not Internet Explorer.</b> The new browser is codenamed "Spartan."<p><b>2. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is releasing a laptop.</b> It looks identical to a MacBook Air.<p><b>3. A former Sony employee is one of the suspects in an investigation into the Sony</b> …

5 Ways To Inspire Innovation (And Plan For Disruption)

The <b>Ford</b> production line was the result of a visit to a Chicago slaughterhouse. Butchers—each skilled at taking one specific cut of meat—would do their work on one carcass after another, brought to them on a line of moving hooks. Literally food for thought.<p>The seed of the idea for <b>Netflix</b> came from a …