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The Art of Landing Your Dream Job on LinkedIn

Staring at your dream job posted online and wondering how you can get your resume into the right hands? Look no more. The six steps every LinkedIn user should follow to navigate their way to success:<p>1. Create a list of five to ten (no more than ten!) companies you'd like to work for in a certain …

Religious Leaders' Quotes On LGBT People, Gay Marriage, And Homosexuality

"Who am I to judge a gay person of goodwill who seeks the Lord?" said Pope Francis, a statement that many other religious leaders would do well to pay attention to.<p>Some already have.<p>Check out our sometimes surprising roundup of religious leaders who have made positive statements about LGBT …

Want to Work for a Startup? Start Something First

So, you want to ditch the corporate life and go work for a startup. Cool, but do you really understand what that would mean?<p>Steve Blank, one of the …

9 Lessons For Job Seekers And Recruiters That Might Surprise You

CareerBuilder recently conducted a survey in which they asked 5,518 job seekers and 2,775 hiring managers about deal breakers when trying to land a new job or find the right candidate; what job candidates expect from prospective employers; and what employers expect from job candidates—among other …

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Apple's Massive 'Steve Jobs Patent' for the iPhone Reconfirmed in its Entirety

Last December, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in response to a challenge preliminarily invalidated the so-called "Steve Jobs patent", a massive 364-page patent with 293 pages of drawings dating back to September 2006 and covering many details of the original iPhone. Steve Jobs is …

F.lux Helps Computer Addicts Sleep Better

I discovered F.lux earlier this year, and it has changed how I work. F.lux is a program that sits quietly on your Mac, Windows or Linux computer removing the blue light emitted by your screen which can cause your body to subconsciously delay its natural timings — and adversely affect your sleep.<p>In …

Apple, Google, Facebook don't pay the highest engineer salary

For software engineers, life must seem like it keeps getting better. Not only are salaries on the rise as companies compete for talent, but there are also lively job markets in cities across the US.<p>While big-name companies, like Google, Apple, and Facebook, tout their engineers as the best and the …

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What’s the best smartphone? The top models face off

The big guns are out from all the major phone manufacturers, and it's a real battle royale on all carriers. Big, powerful phones with 4G LTE connections, high-quality cameras, and HD screens — which do you really want? To help thin the herd a bit, we've put together this little cheat sheet with the …

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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Self-Made Millionaires = High Self-Efficacy

What’s very telling is that high self-efficacy is commonly a defining characteristic of the greater majority of self-made millionaires. What’s also very telling is that high self-efficacy can be learned.<p>What is self-efficacy? It’s the belief a person has that he or she can achieve – that they can …

How I Flew Around the World in Business Class for $1,340

I recently booked a round-trip set of flights from Minneapolis to Shanghai in business class.<p>I needed to head back to China to resume teaching …

If school isn’t teaching your kid to code, this program will (for a fee)

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>If you want your child to have an early start on becoming the next Zuckerberg or Gates, it’s pretty clear that (for now, at …

7 Surprising Effects of Obesity

More than 36 percent of Americans are now considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An additional 34 percent are …

20 Tips for Better Sleep

Sound slumber results in increased energy and productivity, improved heart and immune system health, a better mood, even a longer life. And hey, you …

Splashtop partners with Intel, lets you remotely wake WiFi-connected PCs

So you need to grab that <i>hilarious</i> gif from your desktop remotely. No worries, you can tunnel in with, wait, darnit your office PC is snoozing, and not on the wired network (so not even wake-on-LAN to the rescue). Splashtop's woken up to that scenario, though, and in a collaboration with Intel will …

Startup CEO: I Had To Step Down – Here's My Advice For Entrepreneurs

Percival successfully raised a $2.5 million seed round from Google Ventures, Matt Coffin, Crosslink Capital, and Rincon Venture Partners last April. But when it came time to raise a Series A round, he couldn't seem to get investors to hand over more money.<p>Percival gave up his chief executive role …

IBM to buy cloud specialist SoftLayer

The computing giant continues to push its cloud computing effort in a deal rumored in the region of $2 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>IBM said Tuesday it is buying SoftLayer Technologies, as the computing giant aims to bolster its cloud computing efforts.<p>While financial terms of the …

Jack Dorsey's Five Startup Tips To A 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur

<b>Guest post written by current high school senior and author Jack Kaufman</b><p>Since I was a sophomore in high school, I have been extremely interested in business and entrepreneurship. I am undoubtedly sure that I want to start a successful business and have dabbled with a few ideas and software projects …

Before the MacBook, there was the 'WalkMac'

<i>CNET</i>'s David Carnoy has detailed a little-known part of Apple's past, the WalkMac, after his brother-in-law rediscovered a forgotten model in his basement. Officially sanctioned by Apple and launched in 1987, the system was built by Colby Systems and was the first portable computer to run Apple …

Asking for a Raise? Avoid Round Numbers

When negotiating for a salary, most of us reach for a nice, round number like $65,000. Or $90,000. Or $120,000.<p>But, by favoring all those zeros, we may be missing an opportunity to score a better deal, according to a new paper from researchers at Columbia Business School. They found that using more …

57 Simple Ways to Make Someone's Day

"Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and start with the person nearest you." -Mother Teresa<p>Recently, I ran across something that got me thinking again about the beauty of a simple kindness. And about the astonishing power and positive impact even the smallest kind word or deed can …

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The Sinful Marriage

Marriage and long-term relationships are on the decline throughout the world as is marital sex, which has been reduced, in the United States, to about once a week for seven minutes at a time (which includes the time he spends begging).<p>Why is marriage dying and why is sex evaporating? Because it is …

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Groundfloor unveils 'Lending Club for real-estate' so you can get richer, faster (exclusive)

Groundfloor wants to take power away from banks and put it in the hands of the people.<p>The startup is building a peer-to-peer platform that gives regular people opportunities to invest in real estate projects. It is emerging out of stealth mode today and opening up to private beta.<p>Founder Brian …