Tatiana Atkins

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With BadUSB, hackers can make your USB devices turn against you

Imagine malware that can take control of your keyboard, mouse, and webcam. Sounds scary, doesn’t it? Now, picture your PC coming across this malware …

5 Things All Small Businesses Must Know About Big Data

Confused about Big Data? You're not the only one. For most small business owners, Big Data is one big mystery. And if you don't understand Big Data, …

3 Ways to Impress Colleagues When You're the Youngest on the Team

As they say, everyone has to start somewhere.<p>But being the most junior member on a team is never an easy position, and it can be tough to gain trust …

Government Requests For Twitter Account Data Up 46% Since Second Half Of 2013

Early this morning, Twitter released its biannual transparency report, detailing the number of requests from global governments for account information, and content takedown demands.<p>Information requests from governments regarding account information for the first half of 2014 totaled 2,058, up 46% …

Why Ex-Employees Make Great Hires

These so-called "boomerang" employees already know how your company runs, which puts them far ahead of new hires.<p>LeBron James' recent decision to return home to the Cleveland Cavaliers is a notable one--and not just for what it will mean for basketball season. There's an important hiring principle …

The Workplace

Why You Should Be Pro Puppy in the Workplace (Hint: Cuteness Isn't the Only Factor)

You'll never look at pets the same way again.<p>Catching a glimpse of a wagging tail skittering around the office isn’t just cute. It may just save your life and the lives of employees.<p>Allowing pets in the workplace has long been seen as key employee benefit, as well as an amusement (depending on …

6 Things All Successful Entrepreneurs Believe

Some entrepreneurs look at the world in a way that breeds success. Here's how they do it, and how you can, too.<p>Entrepreneurs have a different way of doing things.<p>It takes a special kind of person to be able to turn the spark of an idea in their minds into a full-fledged income-generating operation …

Entrepreneurship

It Takes Two: Why You Need a Co-founder

Startups have their highs and lows. A co-founder can help you ride the waves.<p>Renee Robbie and Giorgia Rossi first knew they'd be compatible co-founders during their shared 40-minute morning commute. In a large cab, sometimes with several other passengers, they rode from the gorgeous suburb of Bondi …

Rossi

7 Tips to Become a Productivity Superstar

Yearn for productivity superstardom? Follow these tips.<p>The modern workday is all about completing complex tasks.<p>Because we live a world of micromanagement and hyper-connectivity--posting 140-character status updates on Twitter, using online apps to track every business expense during the day, …

3 Questions to Test Your Trust

Trust is not spoken, it is demonstrated. Trust cannot be requested, it must be earned. Answer these three questions to assess how trustworthy your team thinks you are.<p>In 2008, Bernard Madoff scammed over 5,000 investors out of 65 billion dollars. Like any crime that you read or hear about, it's …

Those Things No One Tells You Before You Start a Business

One brave founder shares the things she'd wished she'd known before starting up.<p>Sometimes the best gift others can give us is their mistakes and misconceptions. We're all hesitant to share our screw-ups and embarrassing moments, but if we can bring ourselves to be honest about what we failed to …

Puli Hotel

The Puli is a breath of fresh air in the crazy concrete jungle that is Shanghai.We thought that Zen was Japanese concept but the Puli hotel gives it …

Paris VS Marseille

We love Marseille for many things, including standing up to Paris and offering its own, idiosyncratic universe. To illustrate the ongoing tussle for …

France

Shanghai's Inspector Chen

Xiaolong’s detective series, largely set in Shanghai, features Chief Inspector Chen Cao, a literary minded, disenchanted cop with a heavy heart and a …

China

Are Frequent Flier Programs a Fool's Game?

<i>N i c o l a / Flickr</i><p>Airline loyalty programs have long tempted their most frequent customers with upgrades, bonus points and other forms of special treatment. But the definition of a "frequent flier" for many carriers has begun to shift from one who flies lots of miles to earn rewards and elite …

Interview: The Three Women Behind Las Vegas' First Boutique Hotel

Positioned as the first standalone boutique hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, The Cromwell opened in May next to the new High Roller observation wheel …

The Secret to Olivia Palermo's Flawless Style Begins with Her Feet

There's no question that Olivia Palermo is skilled when it comes to pulling together an out-of-this-world ensemble. The street style maven has shown …

Nene Leakes Custom Graffiti Birkin Bag, Wendy Williams Feud

Bag lovers, divert your eyes: That's Nene Leakes's graffiti-scribbled black Hermès Birkin bag, covered with catchphrases she's uttered on <i>Real Housewives of Atlanta</i>. Gulp. I'm all about the DIY, but is this approaching sacrilege?<p>The bag (which looks like it was customized with paint pens, IMO) has …

Burberry launches personalization service

FASHION NEWS<p><b>This fall, the British fashion house will offer its customers the chance to personalize the classic Burberry poncho and scarf with their</b> …

Christian Louboutin's New Nail Polish Brings His Famous Soles To Your Fingers

Your dream of owning something by Christian Louboutin just got way more attainable... sort of.<p>Women's Wear Daily reported Wednesday that the shoe designer, known for his outrageous high heels, is making the foray into the beauty game with a line of nail polishes, set to launch Aug. 6.<p>It's a fitting …

Travel Like an Editor: What InStyle’s Kim Peiffer Packed for Her Trip to Spain

In this feature, <i>InStyle.com</i>'s Senior Fashion News Editor Kim Peiffer documents what she packed and what she wore for her trip to Spain.<p>In this …

Christy Turlington Tries A New Look On The Cover Of LOVE

If anyone could pull off big, white hair with pink bows strewn around it, it's Christy Turlington Burns.<p>And that's exactly what she did for the Autumn/Winter 2014 cover of LOVE Magazine. Dressed in a colorful, corset-style dress by Giles, the 45-year-old supermodel is giving us serious Marie …

High Tech beauty

BEAUTY SHOPPING<p><b>The best technology for salon-quality treatment in the comfort of your own home, leaving your skin smooth, fresh and free of toxins.</b>

China detains five over stale meat scandal

<b>China has detained five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.</b><p>State-owned Xinhua news agency said the five were held by the Shanghai police, but did not give any further details.<p>Chinese regulators suspended …

McDonald's

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Nigerian president vows to free missing girls

President Goodluck Jonathan has met for the first time some of the parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Boko Haram captors.<p>Jonathan assured them on Tuesday of his determination that those still in captivity "are brought out alive," …

New York choke hold death leads police to review training procedures

<b>(CNN) —</b> New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton ordered an extensive review of the NYPD's training procedures after the death of Eric Garner, the man who was held in a choke hold and died while police attempted to arrest him, Bratton announced at a press conference Tuesday.<p>After a …

Motorola taps 'digital tattoo' for phone security

Motorola is offering a unusual approach to unlocking your smartphone: a piece of circuitry that adheres to your wrist.<p>The so-dubbed "digital tattoo" for the Moto X smartphone was launched Tuesday. It was first mentioned last year at the D: All Things Digital conference and follows up on Motorola's …

CloudBit adds all your dumb gadgets to the Internet of Things

The magnetically connected littleBits electronics library got a new internet-connected addition. The new Internet of Things cloudBit module connects all your projects to internet-scripting service, IFTTT.<p>The new cloudBit module connects to your Wi-Fi network and creates a connection between any …