Mireya Calderafavela

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6 Ways to Make Creativity Part of Your Company Culture

In an ideal world, creativity would be a big part of most employees’ work lives. In reality, much of your team is feeling checked out and uninspired. …

Solitude and Leadership

If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts<p>By William Deresiewicz<p>March 1, 2010<p><i>The lecture below was delivered to the plebe</i> …

Learning Culture-An Employer's Guide to Motivating Employees

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily." -Zig Ziglar<p>What makes a person wake …

Hospital Design Needs To Follow Technology's Lead

In almost every industry, technology has made a dramatic impact on quality and cost. Consider the finance industry. Three years ago, you had to go to a bank or ATM to deposit a check. Now that’s done via the bank’s smartphone app. Technology has reset expectations of a “bank” to the point that many …

Leadership Is About to Get More Uncomfortable

Employees used to know just your name, your face, your business reputation.<p>Now they know your salary, your hometown, your connections on LinkedIn, how much your house is worth. They know more than ever, and you’re under pressure to share more than ever, too – 76% of global executives think it’s a …

4 signs the economy is about to tank

The Commerce Department recently revised its estimate of U.S. economic growth, announcing that the economy actually shrank at a 2.9% annualized rate …

This Site Shows Who Is Hacking Whom Right Now — And The US Is Getting Hammered

U.S.-based computer security firm Norse has released a real-time animated map that illustrates ongoing cyberattacks around the world. Without a doubt, the U.S. is getting constantly hammered by hackers.<p>In just 45 minutes, the U.S. was the victim of 5,840 cyberattacks.<p>The Norse map does not …

Financial Stress Just Hit A Record Low - Here's Why You Should Worry

As the stock market climbed to new highs this past week, U.S. financial stress hit a record low according to the St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index. The index is comprised of eighteen weekly data series such as interest rates, yield spreads, and sentiment indicators that act as barometers for …

29 Signs You’re Doing Just Fine (Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It)

<i>Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the ability to keep things in perspective and deal with them.</i><p>We all have days, weeks, months and – for …

Nevada Experimenting with Using Drones to Control the Weather

When you think of drones, you probably think of military ones, and viewers of the current season of <i>24</i> have watched Army drones targeting innocent …

Former Microsoft employee gets 3 months in jail for leaking Windows 8 secrets

Microsoft investigated the leak by rummaging through a French blogger's Hotmail account.<p>Earlier this week, a man accused of stealing trade secrets …

Google’s Push Past Search

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Peter Yared is the CTO/CIO at CBS Interactive.</i><p>As a recent analysis indicated, Google’s traditional search is not working on mobile as well as it did on the desktop web. Sifting through organic search results on a mobile device is a sub-optimal experience, especially when compared to …

The 15 Most Brutal Corporate Firings

Think Ali Rowghani's abrupt and unceremonious dismissal from Twitter this week was bad? Check out these brutal executive ousters.<p>When Ali Rowghani resigned from the chief operating officer job at Twitter on Thursday, he announced it with a tweet, surely a first for a $22 billion company. But the …

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Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Blocked in Iraq Amid Crisis

<i>This post was updated at 1:40 p.m. ET</i><p>As Iraq faces a growing insurgency in the north that is threatening to pull the country apart, the country's …

5 Myths About Travelling With Tech

The more I travel, and the more people I meet while travelling, I realize there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about travelling with technology. In an effort to make travelling a little easier for everyone (or at least, everyone reading this…) here are a few of the most common myths I’ve …

New Ruling Shows the NSA Can’t Legally Justify Its Phone Spying Anymore

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals said no this week to tracking your movements using data from your cell phone without a warrant when it declared …

A sweet-sounding, budget-priced audiophile stereo system

The Audiophiliac auditions an awesome little hi-fi, priced from little as $880!<p>I recently promised to put together a few affordable, but great sounding systems, so when PSB's new Imagine XB bookshelf speakers ($500/pair) showed up for review they seemed like an obvious place to start. I hooked the …

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US government signs off on sale of ultra-high resolution satellite imagery

DigitalGlobe — one of the world's major suppliers of satellite imagery — announced this week that it's been granted permission by the US Department of Commerce to sell the highest-resolution photos that it can muster out of its constellation of five eyes in the sky. The government has historically …

Iran makes accessing Facebook a crime

The hardline mullahs calling the shots in Iran have made accessing Facebook a crime and anybody caught logging onto the site faces a serious prison sentence if caught, VentureBeat has learned.<p>The Iranian government has previously banned major online outfits like Facebook, Twitter, and Google in …

AT&T customer data compromised in scheme to unlock smartphones

Customer Social Security numbers and call records are exposed in a bid to get smartphone "unlock" codes from AT&T.<p>Personal information of an unknown number of AT&T Mobility customers was compromised by employees of a third-party vendor seeking to unlock phones, AT&T has confirmed.<p>Accounts were …

Healthcare: Who Is My Customer?

Shopper. Consumer. Retailer. The roles are well-defined. In the consumer value chain, it is clear. The role of the customer is clear. Companies realize that the person that uses the product is the consumer, the person that buys the product is the shopper, and the company that sells the product is …