Alaa Shehebar

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10 Surprisingly Counterintuitive Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

Research-backed findings reveal some unexpected ways to find happiness.<p>Who doesn't want to be happier? That's why I've written about what happy people do more often, some of the habits of remarkably happy people, things to stop doing so you can be happier at work, simple daily habits of …

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5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years

We’re seeing more and more recruiters use the web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches. This trend is set to increase year over year and I’ve been predicting that an “online presence search” will become as common as a drug test since 2007. Your online presence …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for American Progress (CAP), …

Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries

Lamoda, the Russian online fashion site incubated by the Samwer Brothers’ Rocket Internet, is upgrading its wardrobe. On Tuesday, the company is announcing a new injection of $130 million — understood to be a record round of funding for a Russian ecommerce site, passing the $100 million that Ozon, …

How Technology is Transforming Live Concert Bootlegging

“If you put your cameras down you might be able to live in the moment,” chided Ian Brown, frontman of iconic Mancunian indie band The Stone Roses.<p>Those were among the first words uttered by Brown during the band’s first comeback gig in May 2012, after a 16-year hiatus. But the singer wasn’t so much …

Facebook’s stock is dropping because Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t sound enough like Jeff Bezos

Facebook’s stock price is at a six month low, and it’s all Mark Zuckerberg’s fault—just not in the way you think. Let’s start with the usual sell signals: missed targets, bad management, dodgy acquisitions. For Facebook, none of those apply. And as for Facebook’s last quarter, the company managed …