Andrea Dilan

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Google is making it a little simpler to find your missing Android phone

Google already lets Android users track their misplaced or stolen smartphones both through search and by using the standalone Android Device Manager app. Today, the company is adding yet another path to checking exactly where your precious device is on a map — and it even works with iPhones this …

Android Phones

The Right Way to Delegate & Get Awesome Results

Let’s admit it: Delegating is tough. Because it requires transferring some of your work to someone else and trusting they’ll do it well and on time, …

Employment

7 Ways to Lead People Who Don’t Want to Be Led

Leadership used to be a top-down, pyramid-style structure. The journey to the top was clearly marked. A student graduates college, finds an …

This Life Advice From Sheryl Sandberg Can Make You a Better Business Leader

Embracing these incredibly powerful tips will take you to another level.<p>In a candid commencement speech delivered at the University of California, Berkeley, on May 14, 2016, Sheryl Sandberg, current COO of Facebook, emphasized the importance of resilience and living life fully, a point that is just …

Sheryl Sandberg

Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Texas company

A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company opened fire inside the facility on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself, saying his life had been ruined, sheriff's officials said.<p>The man was armed with a …

This Is How To Take Control of Your Career

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Equal Pay Day: When, where and why women earn less than men

<b>(CNN) —</b> April 12 is a day most women would rather not celebrate.<p>It's Equal Pay Day, and it's the day that, if you're a woman, your earnings have finally caught up with what men were paid the previous year.<p>The good news is that the gender pay gap is getting smaller. In 1964, women on average were …

GoPro Isn’t Doomed Yet

But they must become a software company, fast<p>The past year has been rough for GoPro: its stock has absolutely cannonballed, now at 1/2 its IPO price …

The Most 'Coachella' Outfits In The History Of Coachella

Prepare yourself, it's the time of year for Coachella.<p>Music festival season is upon us. And kicking things off is arguably the biggest, most popular one of them all, Coachella.<p>And you know what that means. Flash tats and flower crowns and fanny packs, oh my. These days, the weekend-long festival in …

Music Festivals

How to turn your existing clothes into Coachella masterpieces

Festival fashion isn't too hard to nail.<p>All you need are some booty shorts, fringe details and a crop top or two.<p>But when bohemian '70s style is a …

Clothing

1913 Craftsman Bungalow in Portland Asks $799K

It's got a cute porch, yard, and breakfast nook<p><b>Location:</b> Portland, Oregon<p><b>Price:</b> $799,000<p>Over in Portland, where $300K gets you a cute "urban cabin," an equally adorable Craftsman bungalow has hopped on the market. This 1913-built home is a lot bigger at 3,695 square feet and comes thoroughly …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

A visual guide to Android N

While many of Android N's improvements are under the hood, Google is sprucing up the look of its upcoming mobile OS. Take a tour of Android N's new features.<p>Responding within notifications<p>Android N's notifications are interactive, and you can respond within notifications instead of opening an app. …

Airline system glitch in Japan grounds 120 flights, leaves 16,000 stranded

More than 50 airports across Japan were the scenes of major chaos Tuesday, when national airline carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) experienced an …

Google is teasing Android users over the name of its newest OS

Google definitely wins against Apple when it comes to naming versions of its operating systems. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai hinted in December 2015 that the company might be turning to its users for help naming Android N and it looks like he wasn’t being flippant after all.<p>As Android Police reports, …

Kingii is a Personal Floatation Device You Wear on Your Wrist

Kingii is a Personal Floatation Device You Wear on Your Wrist Following a highly successful crowdfunding campaign, this unique PFD that you wear on …

Android N developer preview reportedly includes split-screen mode, redesigned notifications

The first preview build of Android N will be released to the public today with new features including a native split-screen mode, according to a report from <i>9to5Google</i><i>.</i> Citing an article from <i>Ars Technica</i> that was pulled after publication, <i>9to5Google</i> says that the preview version of Android N includes …

The Six Tech Advances In Higher Ed That Are Preparing Students For The Future Of Work

Tech is changing the traditional college experience. Here’s what’s happening now, and what’s on the horizon.<p>Media coverage of higher education often focuses on the increased cost of college that places its graduates into an overload of debt with no decent job at the end. What’s often missing in …

Nest can now track your location to improve its thermostat settings

Nest is one of the best smart thermostats we've reviewed to date. But there are still complaints about its Auto-Away mode, a feature that's supposed to know when you've left the house and automatically change the temperature to something that's more budget-friendly and energy efficient.<p>Auto-Away …

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

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20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

When Two Best Friends Make Video Games (And Only One Sells)

Game Developers Matt Trobbiani and Chris Johnson are best friends. They do everything together. They grew up together. They did a Computer Science …

11 apps you should use every day

But it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer number of apps — there are more than a million apps in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.<p>So I broke out the most useful apps I use every day. You should probably use them, too.

12 Painfully Beautiful Poems That Will Give You So Many Feelings

"Come when the nights are bright with stars / Or when the moon is mellow"

Why We Need to Care About Malware

Mobile payments are continuing to grow in popularity thanks to major players like Apple, Samsung and Google all making recent moves in the space.<p>According to Forrester, U.S. mobile payments to national brands and local merchants will swell to $142 billion by 2019 from $52 billion in 2014. There's …