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Google wants to help your boss spy on you

On August 9, the US Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Google, the company who no longer tells its employees to not be …

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

Snapchat, Periscope Make Small Business Headlines - Small Business Trends

Some new names are making waves in the social media world. If your brand isn’t taking advantage of tools like Periscope and Snapchat, both of which …

8 Habits Of Leaders Who Know How To Delegate

The more leaders micromanage, the more their teams push for independence. Here’s how to break the cycle.<p>Many leaders would say they already delegate a lot, yet plenty of employees would say their bosses are micromanagers who don’t delegate enough.<p>[Delegating] isn’t about managers losing control and …

Uncovering hidden marketing potential with Google Analytics

Google Analytics, the free website tracking tool provided by search behemoth Google, is beloved within SEO and webmaster circles. But to most …

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

Does cardio burn fat? Are carbs bad? A closer look at fitness myths

When it comes to health advice, we’re drawn toward simple rules like “do this, not that” or “eat this, not that.” We have science and anecdotes to …

ALORE

20+ #SocialMedia Monitoring Tools For Business

<i>This is a guest post by Matthew Yeoman.</i><p>A business that is getting serious about its social media marketing presence can’t operate like an average …

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Business (Canada)

Twitter for Business: What Smart Marketers Are Doing With Twitter

Do you use Twitter to promote your business?<p>Want to discover how to connect with your audience and engage on Twitter?<p>To learn how to use Twitter for …

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

How To Build A Decent Business Website For Just $100

As a web designer, I obviously want to help businesses by designing sites that will make the best impression on their customers and visitors. However, getting a professional website designed and coded can cost thousands of dollars and many small business owners simply do not have that kind of …

Presenting To Venture Capitalists: 15 Rules For The Perfect Pitch

Funds raised from investors for venture capital investments hit $32.97 billion in 2014, a 62 percent increase over 2013 and the highest total since 2007. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal,</i> fundraising was up across the board, with venture firms focused on early-stage investing showing an increase …

Customers

The Best Explanation Yet Of The FBI's Mysterious Spying Towers

These simulators are nicknamed "Stingrays," and they look like cell-phone towers.<p>They aren't.<p>Instead, they are able to access data from cell phones being used nearby.<p>There has been much debate about whether accessing this data without the knowledge of the cell-phone user is a violation of …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

Rep. Peter King thanks Staten Island grand jury for 'doing justice'

While many lawmakers have been denouncing the Staten Island grand jury decision not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July chokehold death of an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, Rep. Peter King, R-New York, has been taking a different approach.<p>On Wednesday, King tweeted his …

Meet 'Seal Team 6,' The Guys Who Killed Osama Bin Laden — And Whose Members Are Now Going Public

This public profile goes against decades of SEAL culture. Before O'Neill's interview and Matt Bissonnette's best-selling book partly about the raid, the SEALs — and Team 6 in particular — were known for being highly secretive.<p>Officially, the team's name is classified and not available to the …

Osama Bin Laden

12 Hot Sex Games For Couples

Thanks for the tip, Reddit.<p>Know what's even better than couples game night? Naked couples game night! Seriously, if you and your partner enjoy a little friendly competition, sexy games are a great way to inject some excitement and novelty into your bedroom. Plus, there are really no losers in these …

Cards Against Humanity

Shooter: 'It doesn't matter anymore if I killed bin Laden'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden says he doesn't care if people believe him.<p>"The most important thing that I've learned in the last two years is to me it doesn't matter anymore if I am 'The Shooter.' The team got him," Robert O'Neill said in an …

How 3 First-Time Founders Turned One-Third Of Their Employees Into Millionaires — And No One Found Out About It

One-third of the company's 70 employees became millionaires. Everyone kept their jobs. And the founders are leading Google's Android enterprise group.<p>But most people have never heard of the company, Divide, or its CEO, Andrew Toy, age 36. The acquisition was reported, but no price was disclosed and …

The 7 best strength exercises you're not doing

Every exercise in your strength program has a purpose -- to help you build strength and muscle, burn fat, and improve your fitness. While there's a time and a place for nearly any exercise under the right circumstance, some movements are simply more effective than others. And it should be no …

The New Snowden Documentary Is Utterly Fascinating — And Critically Flawed

Documentarian Laura Poitras spent a lot of time with Edward Snowden in his Hong Kong hotel room from June 3 to June 10, and her new film sets the stage for what is arguably the biggest national security leak in American history.<p>"Citizenfour" presents fascinating footage from the Mira Hotel, …

Why I Quit My Big Time, Powerful, Six-Figure Corporate Job

Dating back to high school, I had a dream of becoming a wildly successful businesswoman. At the time, and for the next 20-something years of my life, "wildly successful" meant money, titles, secretaries, travel (in first class of course), a condominium with a view in a big city, and Diane …

Derek Jeter Exits in Dramatic Fashion

Hate Taxes? Move To Tax-Free Puerto Rico, Stay American, Avoid IRS

Increasingly, Americans are ditching their passports for far off lands. In some cases, they are motivated by high taxes and America’s unique worldwide tax reporting, though that’s rarely the only issue. Yet lower taxes can be had a lot closer to home and with more security. And you don’t have to …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

Let them show you how it's done.<p>For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat …

Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …