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Eight Business Books That Are Actually Great Summer Beach Reads

Summer beach reads have gotten a bad rap. They’re often dismissed as trivial and unimportant—solely there to keep you entertained with salacious …

Controversial anti-terror law looks set to pass this month in China

<i>(Reuters) –</i> China’s controversial anti-terrorism law could be passed as soon as the end of this month, state news agency Xinhua said on Monday, legislation that has drawn concern in Western capitals for its cyber provisions.<p>The draft law, which could require technology firms to install “backdoors” …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Content Marketing Conversations: Kasey Hickey of Asana

<i>We first met Kasey Hickey when we featured her and husband Matthew Hickey’s food and music blog Turntable Kitchen on Flipboard, but then we learned about what she did in her “day job” and our interest piqued even more. At the time, Hickey was Senior Content Manager at Evernote, and we admired how</i> …

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Flipboard SEO: 5 Tips to Boost Your Followers

Everyone wants more followers. A common question we receive is, “How can I get more people to see my Flipboard Magazines?” In truth, there’s no one answer—there’s many. And one of them involves ensuring that people see your magazines on search engines, in a practice referred to as “SEO,” or “search …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The European Court of Justice ruled that the "Safe Harbor" agreement used by US tech companies to send data between the US and Europe is invalid.</b> That could cause trouble for companies like Facebook and Google if European countries insist they store European user data locally.<p><b>2. Microsoft held</b> …

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10 podcasts to sharpen your sales skills

In the competitive 21st century marketplace, it’s more important than ever to keep your sales skills sharp. Regardless of how busy you are, podcasts provide an opportunity to continue learning without disrupting your daily routine. Whether you’re traveling, exercising or sitting in a waiting room, …

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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Criteo has told Business Insider why ad blocking is actually not that big a deal.</b> The ad tech company had lost 7% in stock value when Apple's ad blocking plans were revealed earlier this year.<p><b>2. The creative director of an NYC agency has committed to designing an "apple a day" for an entire …

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Google: Ok, so about half of our online ads are never actually seen

<i>{Updated 10.8.14, 8:35am PT to reflect that Google’s sample was of all online ads, not just theirs.)</i><p>One of the weaknesses in online advertising is whether ads are seen by actual, you know, humans. Google has now found that more than half of online ads are not on the screen for even one second.<p>The …

How Do Advertisers Find Users on Second Devices?

<i>Sam Barnett is the CEO and co-founder of Struq.</i><p>According to research by Time Warner, users switch between devices an average of 27 times a day. For any advertiser that wants to target you with relevant advertising this is a massive issue and, through necessity, the advertising industry has evolved. …

A Google Employee Says Google Employees Are Too Confident, And Too Isolated From The Real World

At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very nearly everybody, across the board, surprises or impresses me with how smart they are."<p>However, …

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