Raman Athwal

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Citi'sVoice: How Tumblr Is Changing Online Activism http://onforb.es/1gmU9uS Can Tumblr - a site previously associated with youthful, pop culture-focused users and humorous cat photos - be a platform for fostering activism?

What is bitcoin and why is it in trouble?

<b>So what is bitcoin?</b><p>Bitcoin is the most popular of what are known as virtual cryptocurrencies - internet-based money with lines of computer code that are supposed to make it more secure. Unlike traditional currencies which are managed (or manipulated) by a central bank, Bitcoin is not controlled by …

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Telegram Saw 8M Downloads After WhatsApp Got Acquired

The App Store is a strange and whimsical bedfellow. It is a kingmaker, but with that comes the tears of the anointed, the displaced and the never-rans.<p>As an example of the store’s fickle nature, Flappy Bird held the Free App pole position for so long that it could not handle the success, committing …

Samsung unveils Knox 2.0, lets users run Google Play apps even more securely

Exactly a year to the day after it first announced its Knox security solution, Samsung's returned to Mobile World Congress with news that it's making it even easier to secure and manage Galaxy devices. With the launch of Knox 2.0 today, Samsung's changed the way the platform handles Google Play …

Twitter search results get advertising via 'Promoted' users

There you are, leisurely perusing Twitter (<i>as one does</i>), when the stinking funk of marketing speak smacks your cerebellum like a Mack truck: "Want to grow your presence on Twitter? Reach more people with your Tweets using Promoted Accounts. Learn more today!" <i>It has begun</i>.<p>Too serious? Perhaps, but …

If You’ve Just Taken Over a Team, Quickly Let Underperformers Go

The best way for a manager to be successful is to build a top-notch team. But when most managers take on new positions, they hesitate to act quickly in replacing poor performing incumbents. Months later, when reflecting on what they could have done differently, almost all of these managers say that …

4 Things We Have Wrong About Creativity

Think creativity is all blue walls and blue skies? Nope. It’s more about sitting on an airplane and coming up with a lot of bad ideas.<p>“Creativity” may not be the first word that comes to mind when you hear the word “conglomerate.” But Christian Stadil, CEO and co-owner of Denmark-based Thornico, a …

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

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A Vibrating Alarm Clock? You're Officially Going to be a Morning Person!

Satisfaction, guaranteed.<p>via giphy<p>Waking up early never felt so good! A new alarm clock on the market promises to make your morning wake up a very pleasurable experience. The Wake Up Vibe alarm clock is a small device you place in your pants at bedtime. When morning comes it alerts you with a …

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TOTD: What Production Cars are you Surprised Still Exist?

Not all vehicles get the quick and painless death that the Mini Clubvan got early last year; some are cursed to languish around forever, until just about everyone – save for their few owners – forgets about their existence.<p>For today’s Thread of the Day, we’re talking forgotten cars: the cars that …