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How smartphone light affects your brain and body

There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have been able to create. The lights in these screens glow so bright that we can see them even during a sunny day. At night, they're bright enough that they've been compared …

Sleep

4 Tips for Leaving Work Stress at the Office

Let’s be honest — we all wish that every day could be casual Friday. And sure, sometimes you might dream about quitting your desk job to travel the world, but in reality, most of us spend a lot of time putting in work at our desks. Whether you’re a #girlboss crushing it at a nine-to-five or a …

Happiness

How to Fall Asleep Faster and Wake Up Feeling Incredibly Refreshed

It’s all about keeping your mind at peace.<p>If you’re like most people, you’ve been affected by stress-related sleep problems at some point or another, …

Is this why you're not getting enough sleep?

How much sleep you get may depend on where you live, while the time at which you got to bed is more important than when you get up, according to a …

9 small steps toward becoming a minimalist

Embracing a minimalist lifestyle can mean a healthier body, mind, and home— and getting rid of what you don't need can be pretty cathartic.<p>If you're a bit of a hoarder or maybe just really attached to some of your stuff (understandable), then minimalism may seem a little intimidating at first.<p>But I …

Minimalism

10 celebrities who have zero interest in computers, social media, or the internet

While the rest of Hollywood is sparking and squashing Twitter beefs, a small band of celebrities want no part of the social-media circus.<p>Some want nothing to do with technology at all.<p>Christopher Walken, for instance, recently told Newsweek that he's never had the temptation to do the "masochistic …

Social Media

Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy

You can’t do it all, so try Oliver Burkeman’s tips to reclaim your time and your sanity<p>Secret office diaries<p>Inside the UK’s wackiest offices<p>People with stressful jobs track their heart rates<p>Meet the man with 20 jobs<p>Tim Dowling’s office buzzword quiz<p>Work isn’t working; that much seems clear. If …

Time Management

Microsoft no longer supports Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10

Although PC users love to hate Microsoft's Internet Explorer, the software is credited with helping millions of people enjoy their first taste of the web. The browser is not as popular as it once was, but Microsoft has continued to support older versions in order to safeguard users. For people …

Hackers shut down power grid in Ukraine

Malware is no longer reserved for the millions of consumer PCs all over the world -- it's now used in corporate espionage, as tool to disrupt the infrastructure of entire countries. It's been revealed that just on December 23rd, attackers were successfully able to infect computers belonging to the …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here are five ways to improve your health and be happier …

Workouts

Sony working on phone batteries that last 40 percent longer

Recent history has taught us we can't expect our smartphones to last more than a day on a single charge. Bigger batteries are an uninspired solution and fast-charging a minor consolation, so it's no wonder researchers and companies alike are trying to develop new, more efficient battery tech. As</i> …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Opinion: Study predicts gold could plunge to $350 an ounce

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Gold bugs, who have just begun to digest bullion’s more than $100 drop over the past month, need to prepare for the …

Stock Markets

What I Learned from Warren Buffett

W<i>arren Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist,</i> Roger Lowenstein (New York: Random House, 1995).<p>Roger Lowenstein begins his new biography of Warren Buffett with a disclaimer. He reveals that he is a longtime investor in Berkshire Hathaway, the company that under Buffett’s guidance has seen …

Berkshire

How people succeed in high pressure jobs without working 80-hour weeks

In the US, it’s a common expectation that workers be committed to their job above all else. It’s called the “ideal worker image,”and whether they admit it or not, companies reward people who embrace it. Boston University professor Erin Reid conducted in-depth interviews with employees about that …

The Workplace

How to Respond When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work

There’s nothing more infuriating than someone taking credit for your work. We’ve all had this happen at one point or another: you share an idea with a colleague and then hear him repeat it in a meeting; you stay late to finish a presentation yet your team member accepts all the praise; you lead a …

Leadership

Riverscape

Microsoft will bundle its apps on Cyanogen’s Android OS

Rumors of a Microsoft and Cyanogen partnership have been making the rounds recently, and the Android mod maker is confirming them today. In an email to <i>The Verge</i>, Cyanogen says it's partnering with Microsoft to integrate the software giant’s consumer apps and services into the Cyanogen OS. Bing, …

Apps

10 decisions that could block your success

Perspective is a funny thing. Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future unpredictable. Look back and all the dots seem to connect… except …

Net neutrality row grows louder in India, Internet.org hit | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A group of India’s leading technology and Internet firms has pulled out of Internet.org, Facebook’s flagship effort to get billions more online, in a growing debate over free access and internet neutrality in the country.<p>A staff member stands next to a display screen during a …

Internet

This amazing secret trick will give any Android phone a huge speed boost

We could spend all day counting all of the things that make Android a great platform, but for real smartphone enthusiasts, the operating system’s …

Apple's biggest rival in China throws its fans parties in expensive nightclubs

The Wall Street Journal reports on one particularly unusual way the company maintains its devoted userbase: By throwing them parties in exclusive nightclubs.<p>These parties, for a few hundred fans at a time, are held every few weeks across China in only the "flashiest nightclubs." The lucky few …

Selling

Google HR boss shares his best advice for succeeding in today's workplace

Today, it has more than 70 offices across 40 countries and receives more than 2 million job applications every year.<p>In that same time, it's secured a comfortable No. 1 spot atop several rankings of the best places to work.<p>Bock recently spoke about his new book about Google, "Work Rules!," with …

Employment

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

Mobile

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …