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The Hard Data on Being a Nice Boss

There’s an age-old question out there: Is it better to be a “nice” leader to get your staff to like you? Or to be tough as nails to inspire respect and hard work? Despite the recent enthusiasm for wellness initiatives like mindfulness and meditation at the office, and despite the movement toward …

How to Properly Resize Images for Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook has become an important social media platform for not only promoting your work, but also for finding new clients. …

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How your Twitter feed will change in coming months

Amid criticism from investors about the company's declining user growth, the social network announces new features such as easier ways to share video and talk privately.<p>Get ready for your tried and true Twitter feed to take on a new look.<p>Twitter is planning new features it intends to roll out in …

San Francisco

Samsung’s Gear VR Headset Will Cost $200, Ship In Early December

Remember the Gear VR, Samsung’s Oculus-inspired virtual reality headset? Rather than plugging the headset into a computer or console, you’d slip a phone (just the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, for now) into the headset and it’d act as the display, power source, and brains of the operation. Take the idea …

#theLIST: 12 Cat-Eyed Icons

The beauty of winged eyeliner is that in the two millenniums since Cleopatra's reign, nothing about it has changedand yet it still holds the power to inspire. Here, our favorite movie stars, models and muses in the many iterations of the cat eye to<p>The beauty of winged eyeliner is that in the two …

Hospitals Are Finally Starting to Put Real-Time Data to Use

In the past few years, health care organizations in the United States have spent tens of billions of dollars on IT. Much of this investment has been in response to the “meaningful use” section of the American Investment & Recovery Act of 2009 and provisions in the Affordable Care Act of 2010, which …

Google's new YouTube music service is here, but invite-only for now

The major players in the streaming music market are suddenly a quintet: Spotify, Pandora, Apple, Amazon and now Google.<p>YouTube announced the launch …

Grace Kelly's Most Glamorous Moments

In honor of the late actress and Princess of Monaco's birthday, we're looking back at the most glamorous photos that helped define her as a style icon.<p>In honor of the late actress and Princess of Monaco's birthday, we're looking back at the most glamorous photos that helped define her as a style …

Kanye West's Rework of Lorde's "Flicker" From Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 Surfaces

Lorde has curated the soundtrack for <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1</i>, the second-to-last installment of the hit film series. It features a rework of her single "Yellow Flicker Beat" by Kanye West. Listen to Kanye's take on "Flicker" below via MissInfo.tv.<p>The track doesn't feature any vocals by …

Mocking Jay

Case Study: Should You Sell That Product?

On her morning jogs through Golden Gate Park, Olivia Torres usually tried not to think about work, but today she couldn’t help herself. As the head of marketing and new product development at Chartoff Publishing, she had just proposed a line of e-books, the El Diablo series, to the company’s …

LinkedIn is being sued for making it too easy to use your former co-workers as references

Four people have started a class action lawsuit (pdf) against LinkedIn over its “reference search” function that allows anyone with a premium account access a list of references for anyone with an account—including other account holders who have worked for the same employer at the same time.<p>It’s …

Employment

Google Genomics is a cloud service just for DNA data

Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch: Have genomes? Store them with us.<p>The search giant's first product for the DNA age …

Microsoft Wants To Mine Data Like A Social Network

Microsoft — a company most associated with Word documents and Excel spreadsheets — is getting a makeover.<p>Under new leadership, the software developer is analyzing vast troves of data about its users to create social tools for the workplace. They've got the goods — just think of all those Office …

Facebook Messenger mobile apps surpass 500 million monthly users

Facebook announced this morning that over 500 million people are now using its Messenger app per month. The impressive milestone comes just days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg explained why Facebook Messenger was turned into a standalone app for iOS and Android, a move it made in …

Bob Dylan's 'Slapstick' Period Revealed: 'He'd Gotten Deeply Into Jerry Lewis'

TV producer and writer Larry Charles explains how the pair sold a TV show to HBO before immediately abandoning it<p>Producer and writer Larry Charles …

Parts of John Lennon's Guitar Could Fetch $63,000 at Auction

The Beatle's "Paperback Writer" guitar is also going to auction and could garner close to $1 million<p>The pick guard and machine heads from John …

Mark Ronson and Tame Impala's Kevin Parker Team Up for "Daffodils"

Mark Ronson and Tame Impala's Kevin Parker have teamed up for "Daffodils", which appears on Ronson's forthcoming album <i>Uptown Special</i>. It premiered this afternoon on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show. Listen to it above, via Stereogum (through Stagedoor). <b>Update 11/11 7:15 AM EST:</b> A higher-quality version …

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How The Close Button Was Born

It took almost 20 years before Mac, Windows, and Linux could agree on what buttons should be in an OS title bar.<p>If you were to name a single button you interact with most often, it would probably be the close button, whether you’re on Windows, Linux, or Mac. The close button lets you exit a program …

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How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Day

How much sleep did you get last night? If the answer is “not enough” you’re hardly alone. According to Gallup’s estimates, almost half the people you’ll run into today are suffering from some level of sleep deprivation.<p>We often dismiss a little morning fatigue as an inconvenience, but here’s the …

More Americans support net neutrality than oppose it — if they have an opinion (poll)

More Americans support President Barack Obama’s announcement on net neutrality than oppose it.<p>But the majority don’t appear to care. Of those who have an opinion, almost 27 percent support net neutrality, while 14 percent oppose and 58 percent have no opinion, according to a nationally …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Jessica Chastain Is a Style Star

The <i>Interstellar</i> actress makes Old Hollywood glamour look easy. See her best appearances on the red carpet here.

Camila Alves' Faux Lob Hairstyle Is This Week's Best Beauty Look

We've lost count of how many Hollywood stars are sporting a lob haircut these days. This longer bob hairstyle looks flattering on all face shapes. But if you're still unsure as to whether it's right for you, just take a cue from Camila Alves.<p>The 32-year-old nearly made us do a double-take when she …

Why Your Social Strategy Is Broken And How To Fix It

Facebook has a monthly audience of nearly a billion visitors. Other top sites, like Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn, attract hundreds of millions. By now, nobody doubts the power of social platforms, although few marketers have been able to exploit them successfully.<p>As Harvard’s Mikołaj Piskorski …