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10 Huge Breakthroughs That Came From All-Nighters

Getting enough sleep is important, but don't be afraid to work through the night when necessary.<p>Eric Epstein's new book, 24 Hours Genius: Unlocking Your Brain's Potential with Strategic All-Nighters, chronicles some memorable stories of how successful people pulled all-nighters that led to some …

Netflix Is Making Both Cable and Internet Television Better

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Not only is Netflix creating compelling original content worth watching on its streaming service, …

Is There Life after Photoshop?

Perhaps one of the most controversial aspects of photography over the last month of so, has been Adobe’s decision to move its Creative Suite software …

Every Car Can Be Connected to the Cloud

Even older vehicles can now be easily linked to the web. Is this a revolution, or an answer in search of a question?<p><b>You probably haven't missed</b> that every product in our lives is getting connected to the Web. Computers, phones, and tablets are old news; now it's televisions, refrigerators, washing …

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Google Will Soon Launch Google Web Designer, A Free HTML5 Development Tool For Creating Web Apps, Sites And Ads

Google will soon launch Google Web Designer, an HTML5 development tool for “creative professionals.” The service, Google says, will launch within “the coming months” and is meant to “empower creative professionals to create cutting-edge advertising as well as engaging web content like sites and …

17 Peaceful Pictures of Japanese Rock Gardens

Like most Japanese gardens, rock gardens are all about creating a zen atmosphere, which is why they’re often referred to as zen gardens. There is a …

Fujitsu's Lifebook UH90 Was Designed For Pixel Peepers

We know there are loads and loads of you that love to do nothing else but pixel peep your images. And today, Fujitsu has a solution to feed your …

Tips for Better Close-Up and Macro Photography

Close-up or macro photography is just as much technique as it is luck. That’s what makes it fun and unpredictable. It’s an excellent way to test your …

Adobe XD's Project Mighty and Napoleon: the future of cloud-connected design tools for tablets (hands-on)

Adobe's best known for its creative software, but lately it's been toying with the hardware side of design. Over the past few weeks, the company's XD division's been teasing Projects Mighty and Napoleon for tablets: the former is a pressure-sensitive stylus, while the latter is a ruler for …

Technology, Business and Nature: An Economic Primer on Winners and Losers

What is the true value to the world of a vulnerable cheetah? Nobody knows. Is there a way to determine it? What cost/benefits analysis could possibly be applied in order to discern so esoteric and critical a determination? This sums up the ecological crisis we’re in. Is there a way out?<p>Last week, …

Intel Scores A Huge Win, Will Build Chips For A High-End Samsung Tablet

Samsung has chosen Intel's Clover Trail+ mobile chip for at least one version of its Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, which competes with Apple Inc's iPad, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the specifications have not been announced.<p>Samsung has …

Yahoo, meet your new users: Tumblr adds sponsored posts, and the grumbles begin

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Rani Molla<p>Tumblr hasn’t even been under Yahoo’s ownership for two full weeks, and already the “Yahoo” tag on Tumblr …

Eurozone unemployment reaches new record high in April

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/982000/982778_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524691138_0c76d72e61db842c6da90696ff90c151<p><b>Unemployment in the eurozone has reached another record high, according to official figures.</b><p>The seasonally-adjusted rate for April was 12.2%, up from 12.1% …

Fund flows: heading for the exits

Print this page<p>Emerging markets fund managers have seen a big outflow of cash as investors have rushed to take their money out of both bonds and …

Rio Goes High-Tech, With An Eye Toward Olympics, World Cup

We are standing in front of a huge bank of screens, in the middle of which is a glowing map that changes focus depending on what the dozens of controllers are looking at.<p>The room looks like something straight out of a NASA shuttle launch. The men and women manning the floor are dressed in identical …

Just 12 Days After The Yahoo Acquisition, Tumblr's Creative Director Is Out The Door

Bijani applied for a job at Tumblr five years ago this month - to a job posting that was out of date. But because he had a reputation for making excellent themes for VIP members on the site, he was given the job after just one meeting with David Karp, the creator of the platform.<p>Bijani announced …

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Starbucks to smokers: Don't even take it outside!

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Beyond Price: Comparison Shopping 2.0 Is About Customer Experience

iStockphoto.com/mbortolino<p>E-commerce is undergoing some radical changes as price-based comparison shopping loses steam, forcing online merchants to …

Medicare is going to run out of money in about a decade—but that’s what they always say

Chalk it up to the perils of projection: Today we learn that Medicare, the US public health insurance program for seniors, will exhaust its trust fund in 2026, thirteen years from now. When the trust fund runs out, the program will need to either reduce benefits, raise taxes, or borrow more money …

Bill Gates Has Secretly Invested In A Social Network For Scientists, Reports Say

Neither Gates nor the company would confirm his involvement but it is the kind of company that would take Gates' fancy.<p>ResearchGate is a Berlin-based, five-year-old social network for scientists. It wants them to find breakthroughs faster by helping them work together.<p>The company never officially …

Why SaaS fragmentation is giving rise to new markets

<i>This is a guest post by freelance writer Mark Boyd</i><p>Fragmentation between software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions is beginning to affect the average business that has moved from server-based software to the cloud.<p>Christian Staples runs spa installation business Arctic Spas Utah, and uses eight SaaS …

There Are So Many Reasons Why New Grads Should Join Startups

A crowd of a few hundred was there to support VFA, which has become one of the most important nonprofit organizations in America since Andrew Yang founded it two years ago.<p>Huffington told Yang on stage: "You were one year old when I met you, and my god, how you've grown. You are now a phenomenal …

Tar sands supporters suffer setback as British Columbia rejects pipeline

Efforts to expand production from the Alberta tar sands suffered a significant setback on Friday when the provincial government of British Columbia …

The 12 Smartest People On Wall Street

Of course, the best insights always come from the people who really know their stuff - and that knowledge and experience typically lends to a unique perspective that is hard to find anywhere else.<p>We've compiled a list of the analysts, economists, and managers we consider to be some of the smartest …

Hulu bidding war edges up to $1B with DirecTV offer (report)

Anonymous sources say a behind-closed-doors bidding war for Hulu is heatedly playing out with bids of up to $1 billion form big-name players like Yahoo, Time Warner, and now DirecTV.<p>HUlu’s current owners are the Walt Disney Company, Fox News parent company News Corp, and Comcast. Rumor’s of the …

Why Better Place failed with swappable batteries—and your cars might just use them one day

Elegies for high-profile tech startups typically depict their failure as oh-so-predictable. So it is with Better Place, an electric-car venture on which some of Wall Street’s most seasoned hands lost a spectacular $812 million. But it is worth pausing over this Israeli company, which offered a …

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Review: Unified Color HDR Expose 2

It’s been a while since HDR Expose 2 was first released, and we took a first look at the software a while back. HDR Expose 2 is a relatively …

2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray horsepower and torque figures leaked?

Despite the fact that General Motors has already pulled the wraps off of the highly anticipated Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray – in both coupe and convertible forms – there's still a lot we don't know about The General's new halo car. When it first launched, GM stated that the 'Vette's new …