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Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote

Remote communication isn’t always easy. Do you recognize yourself in any of these examples?<p><i>At 10 p.m., a corporate lawyer gets a text from a colleague and wonders (not for the first time) if there’s a protocol about work-related texts after a certain hour.</i><p><i>After a long and liquid client dinner, an</i> …

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Testing your limits on Vancouver Island’s West Coast Trail

<b>Trial by trail</b><p><i>The trail is the perfect means of moving yourself to a place thought impossible. This summer, load up a pack, feel wobbly, sweat, stumble, but over time, trail goodness will overcome fear and feel your soul become energized from being grounded in Canada</i><p>A path through the forest on the …

The Most Important Features In Samsung's Beautiful New Fitness Gadget

You can read the full review of the Gear Fit here and check out its most important features in the gallery below.

Fitness Technology

Fitbit sees the future of wearables in advanced sensors, is still investigating skin irritation complaints

"We want to get to the point where we're trying to launch all our products globally," explains Fitbit founder and CEO James Park, when quizzed on why the company was in Japan, expanding the availability of the Fitbit Flex -- a year-old device that possibly should have been surpassed by the recently …

Inside Square's Acquisition and IPO Hopes and Its Huge Challenges Ahead

The debt financing raised by Jack Dorsey's payments company has only ratcheted up talk of how the startup is faring.<p>Of all the many high-profile Internet companies, perhaps none has attracted more speculation than Square. It makes sense. The payments company has a well-known CEO and founder in tech …

Could Apple buy Square to accelerate its mobile payment plans?

<i>Re/code</i> is reporting that both Apple and Google have considered making acquisition offers for payments company Square, with CEO Jack Dorsey said to favor a sale to Apple.<p>In the last year, both Apple and Google have considered making acquisition offers for Square, according to industry sources …

What does Twitter want with Cover's Android lock screen? A smarter smartphone, duh

Imagine your Twitter app immediately surfacing tweets about a nearby earthquake or disaster without you having to enter a single keyword search. Or one-step switching between Instagram and Twitter so you can see if that filtered photo of your cat received any favorites. Or a notification that …

Apple Mulled Acquisition Offer for Square, but Deal Looks Unlikely for Now

With a goal to overhaul the online payments industry and a new revolving credit facility worth $200 million, analysts and technology pundits are wondering where Square is headed next. At least one theory proposed by <i>Re/code</i> explores the possibility of an Apple acquisition.<p>Both Apple and Google have …

Rumor: Apple Taking iWatch Circuit Board Deliveries – Device to Debut in September

- Apr 9, 2014<p>What the hell, we haven’t published an iWatch rumor in over a month, so… The latest iWatch rumor comes from – Let’s all say it together …

Apple software design chief and key iPhone contributor to leave after reported fallout with Jony Ive

Apple’s (s aapl) vaunted design group appears to be going through some changes. According to a report from 9to5Mac, friction between head of software …

Google exec reiterates commitment to mobile payments

LAS VEGAS -- It's been a bumpy ride for Google Wallet since its launch nearly three years ago, but in spite of the obstacles the company has faced, Google head of payments Ariel Bardin says the company isn't giving up on Wallet or the mobile payments market.<p>"We have been doing this for a while," he …

Israeli startup\’s battery can charge a smartphone in 30 seconds

Dropbox CEO gets ready for IPO | Financial Times

Dropbox chief Drew Houston is preparing for life as a public company executive.<p>In an interview with the FT after Wednesday’s launch of Carousel, a …

AppDirect’s app store for enterprise grabs $35M to grow, grow, grow

Installing software-as-a-service enterprise apps may never get as simple as installing an app on your personal smartphone, but it’s getting closer.<p>$35 million closer, in fact.<p>AppDirect, a cloud service marketplace that aggregates hundreds of SaaS apps into a single platform that can be sold by …

Sonos adds Google Play Music, enables casting from within Google’s app

Sonos added another major music service to its internet-connected loudspeakers Thursday, and this one comes with a twist: Google Play Music users are …

5 Common Twitter Mistakes You Might Still Be Making

<i>This post originally appeared on the Twitter Counter blog.</i><p>Twitter can be a great tool for establishing your brand, building a community and extending your influence. But to get the most out of Twitter and do all of the above, first you need to avoid making these common mistakes.<p>1. Starting a tweet …

Conquering The Fashion World Is What The iWatch Is Really About

When we think about the iWatch, we tend to think of a little smartphone that you wear on your wrist, or at least a bit of technology, but if the latest reports are anything to go by, Apple’s iWatch play is going to much bigger than that: with the iWatch, Apple intends to do nothing less than …

Wearable Tech

As iPhone Talent Departs, Apple Preps For Its Next Big Thing

Apple’s VP of Human Interface is leaving. Here’s why that might be a good thing for Apple.<p>Apple Human Interface Vice President Greg Christie, an instrumental figure who worked alongside Scott Forstall to create the iPhone interface, is leaving Apple.<p>9to5Mac broke the news, reporting that his …

How to replace a cracked Apple iPhone screen

You've dropped your iPhone and there are cracks all over it. Here's how to replace your screen so it look all shiny and new again<p>If you cannot face the repair bill for your iPhone, this step-by-step guide shows you how to remove and replace the damaged screen yourself easily and safely.<p><b>You will</b> …