Manish Bhardia

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Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with Adobe Experience Manager and Dynamics 365 integration

Adobe and Microsoft expanded their continuing partnership today when they announced that they are making it easy to share data between Adobe Experience Manager, a website marketing tool and Dynamics 365, Microsoft’s CRM tool.<p>For a sales person that means seeing the latest sales activity and …

Jeff Bezos’ guide to life

Here are Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ tips about inspiration, work-life balance, and how to be an inventor. Oh, and how it felt getting doused with champagne at his rocket landing. The world’s richest person displayed an unprecedented level of candor during an interview at invite-only getaway Summit …

How Microsoft helps IoT pros take action to overcome challenges

As IoT becomes more pervasive across industries like retail, manufacturing, energy, security, and healthcare, many businesses are beginning to get a handle on the latest tools and platforms that help streamline the implementation of IoT into their business models and processes.<p>Despite the …

The Role of AI in Assisting Customer Experience

<i>To track all of the most relevant companies in the Intelligent Assistance ecosystem, refer to the “Intelligent Assistance and Bot” landscape provided by VB Profiles and Opus Research.</i><p>From being the plots of sci-fi thrillers to being seen as threats by the working populace, Artificial Intelligence …

The future of tokenization and blockchain is not just ICOs

Blockchain business case variety seems secondary in the conversation around blockchain hype. Tokenization on a blockchain system has received attention around the world with the increasing prevalence of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings).<p>For those who continue to see “ICO”, but have no firm …

The rise of crypto powered business platforms

Be it the budding investors making millions of dollars from cryptocurrency or businesses hailing its high data security capability, my attraction for Blockchain grew exponentially when I learned devices could repair themselves in near time future. That’s a theory combining Blockchain and Internet …

Is IoT all about low-tech and simple APIs?

IoT is all about low-tech and simple APIs, because you don’t build software for IoT the same way you do for web apps, and here is why.<p>Last week, a smart lock company updated firmware that made hundreds of their own locks inoperable (more about it in the articles below). These are the kind of locks …

Russian start-up 3D prints houses in 24 hours, raises $6 million for expansion

A couple weeks ago, Rusnano Sistema Sicar, a Russian private equity fund, announced that it will invest $6 million in Apis Cor, a startup originated from Siberia which has designed a 3D printing technology for the construction industry.<p>The Apis Cor 3D printer is a mobile robot capable of …

Garmin Speak lets you bring Alexa along in the car

Amazon and Garmin have teamed up to bring the wisdom and subservient attitude of Alexa to a car near you.<p>The Garmin Speak is an Echo Dot-like device that sits in the dash of your car and brings the full range of Alexa skills into the car. What’s more, the Garmin Speak integrates Alexa services …

Robots will touch more tenderly when they wear this sensitive skin

Robots increasingly have to interact with ordinary (that is to say, human-focused) objects and environments, and part of that is imitating the extremely delicate and complex human grip. A new type of electronic skin allows a robot to feel not just the pressure from its grip, but whether and in what …

Microsoft looks to iOS and Android for its path forward in mobile

Between the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Edition and the announcement of a new Surface Book, today’s Microsoft news was firmly focused on the desktop. But as the company works to build its future ecosystem, it’s keenly aware that no play in the space is complete without a mobile strategy. …

These Common Email Mistakes Are Ruining Your Credibility

Skipping spell-check doesn’t just make for a messy email. It reflects poorly on the sender, too.<p>If you had to deliver a speech, would you knowingly choose the wrong title, bury your point, or say things that would get yourself in trouble with your colleagues and bosses? Of course not. But many of …

Four Steps Employers Should Take As The Weinstein Scandal Unfolds

In light of recent headlines, employees expect their leaders to restate their values and workplace policies. Here are some expert tips on how to do that.<p>Now that Harvey Weinstein has been fired from his production company for years of alleged sexual harassment, some in the entertainment industry–as …

3 things to know about the United States leaving UNESCO

The United States is leaving UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, which preserves world heritage sites and customs and works to insure the free flow of information and ideas. The U.S. made the announcement on Thursday morning, citing financial reasons for …

Since Your Brain Constantly Compares You With Everyone Else, Try This

Social comparisons sometimes make us feel better and sometimes don’t. Here’s how to use that tendency to actually get better.<p>Your brain is a comparison engine. In every new situation, it automatically rifles through your memory of every other situation you’ve encountered in the past. It swiftly …

In Jogging Therapy, You Can’t Run From Your Feelings

Psychotherapist Sepideh Saremi founded Run Walk Talk, a combination of “talk therapy with mindful movement” popular among entrepreneurs in Silicon Beach.<p>Signing off on liability of injury is not traditionally expected prior to a therapy session, yet here I was, agreeing not to sue should I …

Samsung’s CEO resigns due to “unprecedented crisis” at company

Samsung’s CEO Kwon Oh-hyun has announced he is resigning from his position in a letter to employees, the company has announced. He also announced he will not be seeking re-election to the board or his position as chairman when his term ends in March 2018. In the letter to employees, Kwon said:<p>“It …

Your Next Therapist Might Be A Chatbot

If our tough soldiers will confide more in a virtual psychologist, could the same be true for you?<p>In 1966, an MIT professor named Joseph Weizenbaum coded what was meant to be a landmark scientific joke. Called ELIZA, it was the world’s first chatbot. Linguistically simple, it was designed to probe …

Facebook is hungry for more data, so it’s letting you order food

Today Facebook announced a new feature that will surely send a chill down the spines of executives at Seamless and Caviar. Now users will be able to use the Facebook app to order delivery food. This new service, called “Order Food,” lets people see what restaurants are nearby and then order …

These 5 Common Phrases Make Bad News Sound Even Worse

Bad news will always hurt for the recipient, but you can avoid certain phrases to soften the blow.<p>Whether you’re telling a coworker you’ve made a huge mistake or you’re a manager who needs to lay someone off, every time you deliver bad news, you run the risk of being shot as the messenger. Why? …

Chatbots are making online shopping and payments a breeze – see why retailers are jumping on this growing trend

Customers can, and do, ask for support, take advantage of deals, and browse various stores within chat apps. As a result, retailers are turning to chatbots to give customer more accessibility to merchants. These retail chatbots offer consumers a variety of options, generally in a …

The "Free" Foods You Can Eat to Stay Full on a Diet

Almost all foods contain calories, but some foods have so few that they aren't worth really counting. These are frequently called "free foods." If …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Business Books Of 2016

From leading with grit to practicing deep work, these page turners introduced us to some new ideas this year.<p>Whether you wanted new ways to think about your business, insightful advice to manage your career, or analysis of the changing business landscape, 2016 offered up just the books you needed. …

The 5 best ways men over 40 can gain muscle

Lift less for more gains<p>“You simply can't abuse your body now like you could in your 20s,” says Matthews. For making the most of your effort, he …

Why People Who Sleep Longer Achieve More

Our society puts a high value on achievement but not much on rest. I hear people brag about how much they work and play but never how much they …

His Wife Passed Away at 37, and Left Him Devastated. But What This Man Learned Changed His Life—and He Hopes It Will Change YOURS, too

Are you making the most of your life?<p>You’re putting off things that you need to do. Maybe your garage looks like a Tetris malfunction. Or you need to stain your deck. Or you need to call someone who you can pay to stain your deck.<p>I could give you 20 examples, and you’d probably nod your head to at …

Text Messaging

How to Improve Social Sharing by 97%

Are your articles getting shared hundreds or thousands of times across social media channels?<p>Isn’t it annoying to see other people getting lots of …

Infographics

5 things I learned while working on the original Xbox

<i>[Editor’s Note: With Microsoft preparing to unveil the third generation of the Xbox on Tuesday, we asked GeekWire Chairman Jonathan Sposato to share</i> …

In Google's Future, We Will All Be Developers

In San Francisco Wednesday, Google just kicked off I/O, its annual conference for developers with the audiovisual bombast that’s customary at these sorts of events. But underneath the music, behind the pulsing screens, a question lurked: What does it mean to be a “developer”? Who is Google speaking …

Google I/O Keynote: 8 Best Moments In Photos

Google bombarded thousands of attendees at its I/O 2013 Keynote with enough information to force that hi-res photo of Vic Gundotra’s forehead into their dreams tonight. Here are the eight best moments:<p>Google Variant Of The Samsung Galaxy S4<p>One of the briefer announcements at I/O was the …