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The 'Boring' Trait Google Looks For In Its Leaders

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s not at all what Google discovered as their most important …

China broadens crackdown on Google services

When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," says the 30-year-old from Guangzhou.<p>But for the last two weeks, when Yi has …

Smell-O-Vision Is Coming To An iPhone Near You

Photo: Courtesy of oNotes.<p>Ever look at one of the hundreds of brunch, cupcake, or flower Instagram photos on your iPhone and wished you could get a …

Twitter’s executive turmoil masks a deeper problem: Confusion over what Twitter wants to be

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Mark Strozier<p>Fans of Silicon Valley’s version of “Game of Thrones” got a front-row seat to a shake-up in Twitter’s …

How Starbucks, Apple, General Motors and AT&T Are Preparing The World For Wireless Energy

If you visited a Starbucks in Boston or Silicon Valley during the last year or so, you may have noticed black circles embedded in the coffee bars and tables. You may have even glimpsed an early adopter with a special cellphone case charging an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy simply by resting it on a …

Google Wants To Collect Your Health Data With 'Google Fit'

<i><br>With reporting by Forbes contributor Ewan Spence.</i><p>Google is planning to launch a new health service called Google Fit to collect and aggregate data from popular fitness trackers and health-related apps, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the company’s plans. It will launch the service …