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Social media engagement: the surprising facts about how much time people spend on the major social networks

Social platforms have become the new leaders in the digital media industry, evolving well past their beginnings as digital communication networks and becoming full-fledged media distribution channels and entertainment centers.<p>Today social dominates users' attention. Nearly 20% of total time spent …

Social Media

Salesforce.com Wants To Be The New LinkedIn

And it wants to take on, or at least mimic, LinkedIn with the new product.<p>Community Cloud is like a custom, private version of LinkedIn for businesses, it says. It lets companies connect with customers, employees, and partners to chat, share files, and so on. It also inks them to apps, news, and …

'LET MEN BE MEN': Watch Fox News Hosts Defend Catcalling Women

The hosts of Fox News' "Outnumbered" show defended the practice of men catcalling women on the street Thursday.<p>"When I was younger, I didn't like it. It used to bother me," said one host, Kirsten Powers. "Now, if it doesn't happen, I'm like, 'Excuse me?' Yeah, so now it's good."<p>Another host, …

4 Ways To Get Ahead At Work Without Sucking Up

But no matter how badly you want to gain the attention of your superiors, you should always steer clear of sucking up.<p>"Nobody really wants to be that person — slavishly hanging around the boss, making sure they're out front, the loudest voice in the room, and possibly even willing to subvert their …

NRC

Google Has Been Working On A Top-Secret Drone Program For Package Deliveries

Flying robots will soon deliver the products we order over the Internet. And Google wants to be the company making that happen.<p>Google recently showed off its two-year-old secret "Project Wing" drone delivery project to the Atlantic's Alexis Madrigal.<p>Here's what a Google delivery drone looks …

Drones

Apple's Mobile Payments Are Coming, And They Will Be iPhone 6 And iWatch Exclusive, Says John Gruber

Apple is finally going to get into mobile payments with the iPhone 6, according to Apple blogger John Gruber.<p>In a very short post, Gruber writes Apple is developing "a new secure enclave where you can store your credit cards, so you can pay for things at brick and mortar retail stores just by …

Mobile Payments

The 20 Best Beaches In America

Because nothing quite says "summer" like sand between your toes, salty air, and the lullaby of waves crashing on shore, we set out to find the best beaches in the U.S.<p>For this list, we looked at six notable beach rankings compiled by travel experts, vacationers, and water quality researchers and …

Florida

CHART OF THE DAY: The State Of The Smartphone Market Before Next Month’s Big Phone Announcements

The biggest names in technology — Apple , Samsung , and Google , among others — will unveil their next-generation smartphones starting in September. So before the new smartphone season officially begins, we thought it'd be interesting to take a look at the current landscape and see where it's …