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Google will kill its beloved Android launcher

Android may get a wee bit uglier this spring.<p>Google will discontinue its beloved Google Now Launcher app on March 1, according to an email to phone …

How to Get a Loan to Flip a House | Investopedia

House flipping is at its highest level since 2007, thanks to rising home prices and the increased availability of financing. What’s more, a limited …

Now MailChimp Is Helping Small Businesses Buy Facebook Ads

The company famous for email campaigns wants to be a one-stop shop for online marketing.<p>While MailChimp has made its name as an email marketing tool, the Atlanta company is branching out into other areas of digital advertising, starting with a feature launched on Thursday that lets customers buy …

Marketing

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life

Here's how to know what your fundamental goals are--and keep them from conflicting with each other.<p>Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you …

Self-improvement

It's All About Texture: These 10 Materials Will Set Your Kitchen Apart

What direction will the design of the kitchen take in 2017? That's a question we've been asking ourselves for the past few weeks, and today we're …

Pottery Barn's Clever New Furniture Collection Will Save You Tons of Space

Random clutter has finally met its match.<p>Even the tiny house-obsessed have to admit it: Small space living is <i>hard</i>. Where do your coats go? Your dishes? Heck, it's even hard to fit multiple people. Luckily, Pottery Barn wants to solve your square-footage woes with its brand-new collection, and all …

Kitchen Cabinets Organizers That Keep The Room Clean and Tidy

Keeping the kitchen clean and organized is no easy task. It is, however, easier to achieve that when there’s a designated space for everything and …

Kitchens

15 Design Secrets to Steal From Professional Home Stagers

Trust the professionals when they say details really do matter.<p>If you're a fan of HGTV, you appreciate the power of home stagers — a.k.a. the people who sweep in after a makeover and turn the shell of a house into a warm and inviting home. Use their secrets in your own abode to make it just as …

The Pursuit: The Property Brothers’ DIY Tips for Your Career

Kelsey Humphreys, host of <i>The Pursuit</i>, talks with Drew and Jonathan Scott, also known as the Property Brothers, about how they built their impressive …

Career Development

See How Beyoncé And Kendrick Lamar Thanked The Obamas On Inauguration Day

Following Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States this morning (January 20), a slew of celebrities expressed their …

How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret

This Post is by Jeff Goins, Entrepreneur cum Author ofThe post How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret appeared first on iamwire.

5 Caribbean Resorts for a Short Getaway From the East Coast

Whether you’re looking to break up the long, cold winter or simply think the sound of a weekend beach break is the ideal way to start the new year, a …

New York City

After 'pretty extraordinary' snowfall, Sierra Nevada braces for another battering from atmospheric river

Across the Sierra Nevada this weekend, residents and officials are assessing the damage from a series of powerful storms before a new round from the atmospheric river arrives next week.<p>Some homes in northern Sierra communities have been left without power for more than a week because of this week's …

Weather

One key thing is missing from small business owners' euphoria over Trump's win

On Tuesday, the National Federation of Independent Business' report on small businesses continued this trend.<p>"What a difference a day makes," said Juanita Duggan, the NFIB CEO, in the release. "Before election day small business owners' optimism was flat, and after election day it soared."<p>The …

Microsoft says MacBook Pro owners are switching to Surface

The new Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pros have been polarizing, to say the least. Some think the new 13- and 15-inch models are woefully underpowered …

MacBook Pro

Creative Ways to Save Money in 2017

If you struggled to save this year, take heart: Your opportunities to save in 2017 are practically limitless. "Almost every daily decision—like buying coffee in the morning—is a chance to save big," says Elle Kaplan, finance expert and founder of LexION Capital.<p>That's why we've rounded up 16 …

Collaboration in business – the secret to success?

Small businesses can gain a competitive edge by teaming up with other companies, but it's not always straightforward.<p>Support can be invaluable to SMEs, especially in the early days. For some, this comes in the form of collaborating with other small businesses that share values and goals. …

Google and Facebook dominate digital advertising

Over the next couple years, digital advertising is expected to pass television to become the largest ad market in existence.<p>One would think that this simple fact should translate to a bright future for many publishers, but the reality seems to be quite different. That's because digital advertising …

Titanium Backup developer offers a preview version of EvGenie, a synced calendar app

Google Calendar covers most of the basics for synced calendar users, but anyone who wants something more robust needs to go on a bit of a hunt. …

The 31 Most Magnificent Gowns Michelle Obama Wore While in the White House

Since she arrived in the White House eight years ago, Michelle Obama has slipped into about 30 occasion gowns. So you can imagine they're all pretty …

Michelle Obama

Fix These 3 Things Before Applying for a Mortgage

Mortgage rates are rising, which should push some people who had been waiting to enter the housing market to make the move.<p>However, just <i>wanting</i> to buy a house does not mean a bank or other lender will actually give you the money. Lending standards, while looser than they were a few years ago, …

Sasha and Malia Obama Look Beautiful on the White House Christmas Card

Sasha and Malia Obama are so grown up! Today, we got our first glimpse of the Obama Family's eighth and final holiday card, and we'll admit, it stirred up a lot of feelings. While this card is just one more bittersweet reminder that we'll be bidding farewell to the Obama's when Donald Trump takes …

10 Clever Ways to Display All Your Holiday Cards This Year

A little festive creavitiy is all you need.<p>Don't banish all of your cards from family and friends in a container on your counter. Instead, show 'em off proudly with one of these unexpected ideas — from turning them into a wreath to hanging them from gorgeous eucalyptus garland.

Samsung has started to turn the Galaxy Note 5 into the Note 7

The year-old Galaxy Note 5 might be the best Samsung phablet money can buy right now, thanks to the Galaxy Note 7 and its exploding battery. Samsung …

The Galaxy S8 may provide better selfies thanks to autofocus module

<b>Update, Dec 6 –</b> The likelihood of the Galaxy S8’s front facing camera packing auto focusing abilities has just ticked up another few percentage points. The company’s recently filed trademark for the term “Smart AF” has been uncovered at the European Union Intellectual Property Office.<p>Along with the …

SwiftKey for Android's clipboard is a godsend for lazy typers

So, you don't like typing out your address or any other information you usually send other people again and again -- SwiftKey gets it. In fact, its latest update for Android devices adds a couple of new features you'll enjoy. First is the keyboard's brand new Clipboard, which you can use to save …