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$30,000 rumor? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she'd had an affair with Donald Trump, the tabloid's parent made a $30,000 payment to a less famous individual: a former doorman at one of the real estate mogul's …

Donald Trump

How to Get Started With CloudApp Productivity App

Get the hang of CloudApp and higher productivity will be at your fingertips.<p>This video shows you all you need to know to get started with …

Apps

Simplify your Receipt Collection with an Automated Inbox

Scanning and sorting receipts regularly is a painful process. My folders are sorted by <b>year</b> and <b>quarter</b>, which is convenient for my accountant, but …

Dropbox

Support Tips: TextExpander

Have you ever copied rich text when you want plain text? Maybe you’re copying some support docs over to an email and they’re formatted in a way that …

What Went Wrong in the Stormy Daniels Case

Last week, the story might have amounted to just a few sordid tabloid flashes, were it not a likely harbinger of major troubles ahead.<p>When all is said, done, and litigated in the case of Stephanie Clifford, who is known professionally as Stormy Daniels, the biggest question might be why the …

Donald Trump

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s fiery statement about Sessions’s decision to fire him

“I am being singled out and treated this way because of the role I played ... in the aftermath of the firing of James Comey.”<p>Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been in the news a lot over the past two years, most recently for being fired by the Trump administration right on the eve of his …

Donald Trump

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Televisions

Work-life balance: the secrets to not just winging it

<i>What it really takes to achieve a healthy and balanced work-life in an increasingly connected world.</i>The good news is there are successful people out …

Startups (India)

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

This garage gadget adds simple smarts to your garage door

Smart Homes

Somebody Edited the Invertebrate Wikipedia Page to Include Paul Ryan

Sure, Wikipedia is good for easy-to-digest information about any topic your heart desires, but it’s <i>also</i> good for pranks against public figures. This …

Donald Trump

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

How the ex-spy tried to warn the world about Trump’s ties to Russia.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>In January, after a long day at his London office, Christopher Steele, the former spy turned private investigator, was stepping off a …

Russia

Trump declassification of GOP memo could lead to cascade of disclosures

The president's move creates a 'new frontier' for pending cases, a federal judge says.<p>The legal waves created by President Donald Trump’s decision to declassify a Republican memo suggesting FBI wrongdoing continued to crash ashore on Thursday, with a federal judge saying the president’s move had …

Donald Trump

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Why I swipe left on Trump voters

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been three decades since I dated. Needless to say, a lot has changed! Eager to expedite the process following my imminent divorce, I recently jumped into the world of online dating, where wannabe suitors are just a click or swipe away.<p>At this point in my life, I know what I'm looking …

Pew Research Center

Former Trump Campaign Adviser Was More Than A Coffee Boy, Fiancee Says

Ever since Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller unveiled charges against George Papadopoulos, a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump 2016 presidential campaign, the White House has insisted Papadopoulos played an unimportant role in the campaign.<p>According to court papers, …

Donald Trump

How to Become a Thought Leader

Now more than ever, getting your ideas heard online is tough. Here are six strategies to move you in the right direction.<p>The results of being a thought leader in your industry can be both life-changing and business-changing. The problem is, of course, the lack of a clear blueprint on how to become …

Thought Leadership

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories | Inc.com

Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership and executive presence.<p>Stories are a powerful way for leaders to engage customers, …

Leadership

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

Your complete guide to keyless locks

Forgot your keys? No problem.<p>Compared with standard locks, keyless locks are more convenient and secure. There are no physical keys to lose or would be thieves to copy. Nor is there an open keyway to pick from the outside. These gadgets are fun to operate too.<p>Installing a keyless lock, or any lock …

Home Automation

Learn all the new gestures for iPhone X

The iPhone X has no home button. We already know that, but what does it mean when you’re actually using the phone? The home button is the most important button on the iPhone. It wakes it up, gets you to the home screen, activates Apple Pay, invokes Siri, takes a screenshot, and helps you force the …

Movies Onna Move: The 11 Best Portable Projectors for Screening Anywhere

Whether your giving sales presentations or just want to entertain your friends, having a reliable pocket projector is a must. Here are 11 projectors …

Gear & Gadgets

How to create a pivot table in Excel to slice and dice your data

Microsoft Excel 2016, found in the Office suite, is the latest and greatest spreadsheet application from Redmond, and there’s a good reason so many …

Analytics

Best practices for implementing Mac

In today’s JNUC session, representatives from Apple discussed best practices for adopting Mac and shared tips about how to implement a choice program …

Apple's New iPhone X Has A Nasty Surprise

Apple’s hotly anticipated iPhone X will launch soon, right? Wrong. Thanks to a highly credible new leak, the reality is everyone who wants the most radical and expensive iPhone ever made is in for a nasty surprise…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating</i> …

Mobile Technology

Do You Need a Decision Day?

As I write this post, I’m at the my office, waiting for my husband and daughter to pick me up to go grocery shopping. This is a pretty obvious ending …

UC Berkeley

Valu, the Startup in Japan That Lets Anyone Hold a Personal IPO

Nuko Numano is a cosplayer in Japan who regularly hosts livestreams for her fans, but only to a select few who own five of her shares priced at $38 …

Market Capitalization

The Wall Street Journal's Trump problem

Dozens have left the paper in the past year and interviews with current and ex-staffers show outrage over pressure from management to normalize Trump<p>On Monday 13 February, just over three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief Gerry Baker held a town-hall …

Journalism