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3 things millennials want in a career (hint: it’s not more money)

What’s the biggest incentive you can offer a millennial to come work for you instead of your competition? If you answered “more money” you need to …

Employee Engagement

The Most Expensive Cities For Expats

The Irish capital as Dublin is ranked 51st in this year's Mercer's Cost of Living survey for expatriots, which measures the comparative cost of over 200 items including housing, transport, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment in 211 cities around the world.<p>Belfast jumped 38 places from …

San Francisco

Windows 8.1 update aims to win over mouse-and-keyboard users, arrives April 8th as an automatic download

The whole point of Windows 8 was to make Microsoft's aging OS easier to use on touchscreen devices. Mission accomplished, we'd say (more or less). But now the folks in Redmond have a new challenge afoot: Make Windows 8 equally easy to use on tablets and traditional PCs. The company's already made …

Microsoft unveils Windows in the car, battles Apple CarPlay

Microsoft has been powering a lot of different car entertainment systems over the years. Ford, Kia, BMW, Nissan, and Fiat have all used special versions of Windows to create their own interfaces and systems, but Microsoft is also focusing on its own "Metro" user interface for its Windows in the car …

Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

Nanotech

Apple Acquired Speech Recognition Firm Novauris Last Year for Siri Team

Apple purchased automatic speech recognition company Novauris Technologies last year, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. Novauris' main product was NovaSystem, a server-based distributed speech recognition system.<p>According to the company's website, its technology is able to handle multiple simultaneous voice …

Microsoft says Office iPad apps hit 12 million downloads a week after release

After announcing the release of the Office for iPad apps late last month, Microsoft announced today that the separate Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for iPad have collectively reached 12 million downloads a week after release. The number also included downloads of the OneNote app for iPad, which …

5 Apps And Sites To Help Feed Your Wanderlust

We're big fans of apps that help us plan trips we're actually taking, but we're also fans of apps (and sites, for that matter) that help feed our sense of wanderlust.<p>Here are five of our new (in some cases new-ish) favorites that make the idea of traveling the world that much more interesting and …

Can Success Ruin Your Sex Life?

Success and sex are two of the most important elements in the lives of many women. Does getting to the top mean a sacrifice of sexuality? And just how intimate is the relationship between sex and success? One of the country's leading sex experts answers the questions in the January 1976 issue.<p>It …

Why You Shouldn't Buy a U.S.-to-Europe Flight More Than 2 Months in Advance

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion – yes, billion

If you thought paying $1 billion for Instagram was crazy, then this will blow your freakin’ mind: Facebook announced late Wednesday that it has …

Facebook

Facebook’s $19 Billion WhatsApp Acquisition, Contextualized

Facebook just announced it’s buying WhatsApp, a global messaging platform with 450 million MAUs, for approximately $19 billion. It’s one of the biggest tech acquisitions since HP bought Compaq for $25 billion in 2001.<p>It means that WhatsApp, which raised a comparatively measly $8 million since its …

16 Books That'll Amp Up Your Creativity

Is it just us, or does the self-help section of the bookstore feel kind of heavy? You know, like it's carrying the burdens of thousands of readers, …

Check out this crazy $99 connected electric toothbrush

Kolibree is announcing what it calls the world’s first connected electric toothbrush today. It sounds pretty weird, but Kolibree says it can analyze your brushing habits and display them on a mobile dashboard that you can access from your phone. The idea is to motivate you, or shame you, into …

Online quiz finds iPhone users the smartest

An online quiz set up by British bookmaker Ladbrokes has found that iPhone users are quicker to answer problems correctly than other smartphone users.<p>…

App developers see wearable devices as next big thing | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wearable computers like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch may not have caught fire yet, but that hasn’t stopped mobile game developers from rushing to create apps for the new devices, eager to seize what they hope is the next big moment in consumer …

Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

While Google works to bring a polished Glass device to market, wearables startup Innovega is taking head-mounted displays a step further: contact lenses that interact with full HD glasses.<p>Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information …

Augmented Reality

Temptation: AT&T offers T-Mobile users $450 to switch

The fight is on. AT&T is offering T-Mobile customers up to $250 for a trade-in and $200 per line to transfer their wireless service.<p>Once upon a time, AT&T wanted to own T-Mobile. Now it wants to destroy its competitor.<p>AT&T will offer T-Mobile customers up to $450 per line to switch their service to …

T-Mobile

Galaxy Note 3 'Lite' leak suggests 720p display

Samsung's user agent profile makes mention of a device called the SM-N750 -- supposedly the model number of the rumored Note Lite without LTE.<p>As we polish off the last of the Quality Street and stretch out the leftovers to one final turkey sandwich, our thoughts inevitably turn to slimming down a …

Galaxy Note

Facebook mined private messages to advertisers, lawsuit claims

US lawsuit claims that Facebook "misleads users into believing they have a secure, private mechanism for communication"<p>Facebook is being sued over claims it mines users’ private messages to advertisers without their consent.<p>According to a complaint filed in California, the social network “misleads …

Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A dream team of tech-powerhouse leadership is on the East Coast today, lending a bit of a helping hand to a president whose approval ratings are hurting -- bad.<p>President Obama will meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, …

Health Care

How To Delete E-Mail Attachments After You Send Them

“Have you ever seen Mission Impossible, the film? Do you remember in the beginning he gets his mission and then it blows up after a few seconds? We do exactly the same thing but with digital documents.”<p>This is how Clement Cazalot, the CEO and co-founder of docTrackr, gets to describe his company’s …

What to Wear on Thanksgiving: 10 Festive (and Chic!) Outfit Ideas

Whether you're hosting a low-key Friendsgiving or packing your bags to celebrate with the family, two things are certain: A big meal is imminent, and a festive outfit is in order....

The Must-Know Secret To An Even Complexion

Illustrated by <b>Ammiel Mendoza</b>.<p><i>As Dermalogica's in-house skin care guru (oh, and their Director of Global Education), Annet King is an invaluable trove</i> …

The price of beauty: More expensive for the ladies

If you've ever borrowed a boyfriend's razor you know that it works just as well, if not better, than your pretty pink one. But are you paying more …

Beauty

15 Hair Dryers For Every Type Of Hair

All hair dyers are not created equal.<p>Pick your tools properly and a salon-worthy blowout at home is within your reach. From ionic technology to Jen Atkin's seal of approval, there's a pro-level hairdryer for every hair need.

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

Attention thrill-seekers and adrenaline-junkies! We all know Europe as one of the world's best destinations for history, culture, and cuisine, but it's also where you can live some of the world's most unforgettable adventures, provided of course that you're willing to strap on your boots and leave …

European Travel

Expedia CEO Has No Regrets About Spinning Off TripAdvisor

Expedia Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has no regrets about spinning off TripAdvisor in 2011.<p>Speaking at the PhoCusWright conference in Hollywood, …