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The Internet Is Burning

Online security is a horrifying nightmare. Heartbleed. Target. Apple. Linux. Microsoft. Yahoo. eBay. X.509. Whatever security cataclysm erupts next, probably in weeks or even days. We seem to be trapped in a vicious cycle of cascading security disasters that just keep getting worse.<p>Why? Well — …

Twitter Triumph: 100% of Fortune 500 Will Soon Tweet

The world is aflutter with buzz about Twitter. With a rising stock price the IPO appears to be a success, but that's nothing compared to what's coming from the social media giant. In many respects, Twitter is already the king of the social media world. Soon, that will be undisputed.<p>Within a few …

18 Great Bits of Wisdom for Working Women

I find that good advice is needed at every juncture of one’s career — whether just starting out or having climbed up the proverbial ladder of success. Having co-written a book of career advice, <i>Be Your Own Best Publicist: How to Use PR Techniques to Get Noticed, Hired and Rewarded at Work,</i> I not …

SEO Checklist For Startup Websites

Startups have a lot going on. Staffing, outreach, overhead, paperwork, development, testing, financing -- and that's just before lunch. Regardless of …

Don’t Send Yet! 9 Email Mistakes You’re Probably Making–And How To Fix Them

Are your emails too long? Too short? Sent to too many people? Or at the wrong time? Learn how to say exactly what you want–without annoying those on the receiving end.<p>Email. The bane of your existence, a tool that seems to define many of your waking hours, a mode of communication invented only two …

Productivity

How to Reinvent Your Career

There are so many reasons why you may need to reinvent your career. Maybe you’re looking to reenter the workforce after staying home raising your …

Early Samsung Smartwatch Reviewers Are Not Impressed

The early reviews are in, and few seem thrilled with the Galaxy Gear, the so-called smartwatch that the South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced this week.<p>The Galaxy Gear syncs with your Samsung Galaxy smartphone -- only one model for now, which we'll get to later -- and allows you to make …

Mobile In Brazil, India And China — Tracking The Next Massive Growth Wave In Smartphones

Many emerging markets are already mobile-first economies where mobile phones are more ubiquitous than either land-line telephones, PCs, or fixed Internet connections.<p>Mobile statistics are specifically impressive in the BRICs — Brazil, Russia, India, China. China is poised to overtake the United …

BRICS
Innovation

A Journey to the Arctic Ice and Into the Human Spirit

We rode for five days over an expanse of sea ice. The horizon was scattered with the memory of winter, and pieces of purple and amber mountains peeked through the eternal white snow. The light descends slowly this time of year and it draws out that delicious final hour of sunset glow upon the …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Gear & Gadgets