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The Facebook Algorithm Changes. Something to Fear or Embrace?

Facebook recently announced what appeared to be a series of significant changes to its news feed algorithm, eliciting reactions ranging from …

Unhappy At Work? Either Change What You Do Or Change How You Do It

“I don’t much like my job,” confided Jake, a mid level pharmaceutical executive,”But I get paid fairly well, it’s a stable company and I can’t see any way out. So I turn up, do my job and get out of here. It’s not ideal but hey, it pays the bills.”<p>Jake shared his situation with me after a keynote I …

Not enough young people bought Obamacare

Young people are warming up to Obamacare, but more will need to sign up in the coming weeks to avoid a rise in insurance rates, health experts …

4 Cutting-Edge Gaming Technologies With Incredible Promise

As he delivered the 2012 DICE conference keynote, <i>Skyrim</i> creator Todd Howard said he sees games "as the ultimate combination of art and technology." …

6 Exciting Gaming Trends to Watch in 2014

Gaming Trends to Watch in 2014<p>1. Assertive Display<p>2. Virtual and Augmented Reality<p>3. Motion Sense Technology<p>4. Second Screen<p>5. More Mobile, Better …

10 Startups to Watch in 2014

If you only focus on the multi-billion dollar valuations of young companies like Pinterest, Uber and Snapchat, you might assume 2013 has been a very …

Why 2013 Marked a New Era for Gaming

Gamers will fondly remember 2013.<p>The year offered enough for every player to savor: new consoles, <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>, indie games that stole our …

Recession's over, so who forgot to tell diners?

Despite aggressive restaurant promotions, Americans aren't eating out more.<p>Restaurant visits have been flat this year, while growth in average check size fueled a 2 percent increase in spending, according to data from market research firm The NPD Group.<p>"It was said the recession was officially over …

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Is WhatsApp the new MySpace?

The last year has been very active for WhatsApp. The world’s leading messaging app has continued to see explosive growth, and is now seeing 400 …

Oculus VR Now has a Publishing Arm to Help Develop Games

The Oculus Rift is a landmark piece of technology, representing the first truly immersive, consumer-friendly virtual reality headset. Oculus VR has been commended for its vision, but the problem until now has been the games. Until the Oculus Rift is out on store shelves and boasting a large install …

Do You Use Hygiene Gadgets?

I was at a friend's house the other day and I noticed that she and her roommates all use electric toothbrushes. There were three of them charging in …