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U.S. Economy Added 215,000 Jobs In March; Unemployment Rate Rose To 5 Percent

The U.S. economy gained 215,000 jobs in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says in its monthly report released Friday. The unemployment rate rose slightly to 5 percent, up from 4.9 percent in the month before.<p>"The increase in the unemployment rate came because we had more people looking for …

How 21 Big Tech Companies Got Their Names

Tech company names<p>The expression ‘what’s in a name’ – or the slightly more poetic ‘a rose by any other name’ – means, essentially, that a name doesn’t matter. It suggests that it’s the attributes of a person or object that will dictate what it truly is and how it is seen by the world.<p>However, in …

This Is How Technology Is Affecting Your Relationship

It is now an uncontested fact that technology is pervasive throughout our lives. But how often do we assess its presence in our relationships, recognizing how, exactly, it has impacted the way we interact with those closest to us?<p>Historically, we are going where no human has gone before, hooked up …

How To Deal With The 7 Worst Types Of Bosses

However, there's a chance your boss is a terrible leader — not exactly the type of person you want to celebrate.<p>While you can't change how your boss acts, you can control your own reactions. "When your boss is incompetent, you step up," says Nicole Williams , LinkedIn's career expert. "You're not …

The UN Just Dealt Turkey A Hugely Embarrassing Blow

ISIS is on Turkey's southern border . Ankara's having trouble handling its always fractious relationship with the Kurds . President Reccip Tayyip Erdogan can't seem to go a week without lashing out at his ostensible allies .<p>And today, Turkey failed in its bid for a two-year term on the UN Security …

I Spent A Week Switching Between The 2 Best Big-Screen Phones In The World ...

It's a tough battle. I've been using the iPhone 6 Plus as my primary phone since it launched. I'm in love with it. I called it a Dream Phone in my review. After years of testing Samsung phones with big, beautiful screens, all I wanted was a supersize iPhone. It took a long time, but Apple delivered.<p>…

Galaxy Note

The Internet Of Someone Else’s Things

The Internet Of Things is coming. Rejoice! …Mostly. It will open our collective eyes to petabytes of real-time data, which we will turn into new insights and efficiencies. It will doubtless save lives. Oh, yes: and it will subtly redefine ownership as we know it. You will no longer own many of the …

IMF'nin Türkiye Falı Karamsar

<b>Tahminler</b><p>Önce hükümetin Orta Vadeli Programında yer alan tahminleri ele alarak değerlendirme ve eleştirilerimi paylaştım …

Phones are giving away your location, regardless of your privacy settings

Sensors in your phone that collect seemingly harmless data could leave you vulnerable to cyber attack, according to new research. And saying no to apps that ask for your location is not enough to prevent the tracking of your device.<p>A new study has found evidence that accelerometers—which sense …

Mobile Devices

How Amazon applied the Wall Street mindset to hi-tech

<b>Amazon is so much part of its customers' lives that it may be about to receive the ultimate accolade - becoming a verb. "If I want to know something, I'll google it. If I want to buy something, I'll amazon it," one of the company's fans told the BBC.</b><p>On average, every person in Britain spends just …

Wall Street

10 hidden Galaxy S5 features, according to Samsung

The Galaxy S5 has been on the market for a week now, and with dozens of reviews and hands-on posts hitting the web, fans of the device probably already know about its main features.<p>But Samsung reckons there are some hidden features on the Galaxy S5 that you might not be aware of, and helpfully …

Apps

Future big data analysts will know everything you did today

Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels since August 2011 has heightened the concerns.<p>In my mind, there is no doubt that data …

Full speed mobile data and no deadzones with pCell technology

Artemis Networks has announced their new pCell technology, which they say can provide full 4K video to every TV in New York city using just 10MHz of spectrum. Compatible with current LTE and 3G devices, small pWave radios would be distributed throughout an area that create a “Personal Cell”(or …

New York City

America’s fastest mobile networks are left in the dust by Brazil, Russia, and Mexico

Mobile broadband speeds in the United States can’t keep pace with networks in other countries. In a study of 16 countries, the average US download speed in 2013, at 6.5 Mbps (Megabits per second), was faster only than the Philippines, and then just barely. Despite broad coverage and plenty of …

4G LTE

Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent

Facebook is purchasing messaging giant WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and stock, according to a regulatory filing. The deal is being cut for $12 billion in Facebook shares, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3 billion in RSUs for employee retention.<p>A termination fee is attached to the deal …

Keeping women in high-tech fields is big challenge, report finds

The difficulty in getting more young women into science and high-tech fields has received a lot of attention recently, including from a new national mentorship program for budding female scientists as well as Super Bowl ads for engineering toys designed for girls.<p>But keeping women in those fields — …

Leaked image might reveal Galaxy S5 design

Mobile World Congress is less than two weeks away, but Samsung might have nothing new to show by then if the Galaxy S5 continues leaking. Today has …

Turkish law lets government block websites and seize personal data without a court order

New measure raises concerns over widening censorship as opposition lawmaker evokes Hitler comparisons<p><i>Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (United Nations Alliance of Civilizations /</i> <i>Flickr</i><i>)</i><p>The Turkish government this week passed strict new legislation that makes it easier for authorities to …

Istanbul clashes over Turkey's new internet laws

<b>Turkish riot police have fired water cannon and tear gas at hundreds of demonstrators marching in Istanbul in protest at new laws tightening government control of the internet.</b><p>Demonstrators threw fireworks and stones at police cordoning off Taksim Square, the city's main square.<p>The president is …

Teargas

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

Turkey's economic success threatened by political instability

Turkey's strong economic growth over the past decade, bringing relative prosperity to previously neglected parts of the country, has underpinned the popularity of the prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his mildly Islamist Justice and Development party (AKP).<p>But the danger of a worsening …

Oracle Acquires Cloud Marketing Player Responsys for $1.5 Billion

Marketing software in the cloud is still pretty hot. Software giant Oracle proved it today by saying it will spend $1.5 billion to acquire email …

Marketing

5 Dating Apps To Help You Find Love

As we spent more hours on handheld devices, these dating apps are hoping to help you find mobile love.

2014 is the year of the internet of things—no, seriously, we mean it this time

<i>The first in a series.</i><p>It’s fair to say that more people have heard of the “internet of things” than have experienced it. There is breathless press coverage of the phenomenon—always patiently re-explained by tech pundits as the trend by which all of our most mundane possessions will become …

Google takes aim at Microsoft and Amazon with its Cloud Platform

Google is taking on Amazon, Microsoft, and the rest with a web hosting solution aimed at individuals and businesses. Although previously available to a select few, Google's Compute Engine server platform is now available for everyone. Compute Engine forms part of the Google Cloud Platform, which …

Another 101 Pieces of Nazi-Looted Art Released Online

After the discovery of up to 1,400 famous works of art supposedly seized by the Nazis during World War II, German authorities have posted another 101 …

BTK: Türkiye’deki Mobil İnternet Abone Sayısı 23.7 Milyona Ulaştı [Rapor]

Bilgi Teknolojileri ve İletişim Kurumu (BTK), 2013 yılının üçüncü çeyreğine ait telekomünikasyon verilerini paylaştı. Raporda internet kullanıcı …

Android dominates 81 percent of world smartphone market

For the first time ever, Android has hit more than 80 percent market share for smartphone shipments worldwide.<p>The new Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker was released on Tuesday by IDC, which detailed third-quarter numbers for all smartphone shipments worldwide. A total of 261.1 million …