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Top 50 Online Collaboration Tools for Productive Teams in 2018

Organizations today are spoilt for choice when it comes to online collaboration tools. The market for document-centric team collaboration software …

Project Management

Crowdfunded 3D headphone startup Ossic closes its doors

It's a sad time if you're a fan of 3D audio. Ossic, a startup that crowdfunded a pair of headphones that personalized 3D sound for your ears, has shut down due to a lack of funds. It successfully shipped a handful of developer-oriented units in January, but didn't have the money to mass-produce the …

Crowd Funding

After tens of thousands of pre-orders, 3D audio headphones startup Ossic disappears

After taking tens of thousands of crowdfunding pre-orders for a high-end pair of “3D sound” headphones, audio startup Ossic announced this weekend it is shutting down the company and backers will not be receiving refunds.<p>The company raised $3.2 million across Kickstarter and Indiegogo for their …

Crowd Funding

Google removes 'Don't Be Evil' motto from its Code of Conduct

To be evil or not to be evil — that is the question, Google.<p>It seems after years of the tech company's commitment to its low-key creepy-sounding …

Codes of Conduct

A Ramadan etiquette guide for non-Muslims

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are 7.6 billion people in the world. And a full 24% of them -- 1.8 billion -- are fasting from sunup to sundown. Every day. For an entire month.<p>It's Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar. But what if you're not a Muslim -- just a caring, considerate person. Is there …

Islam

Harlem Capital Invests in Paladin — The Legal-Tech Startup for Social Justice

Harlem Capital is pleased to announce its investment in Paladin — the legal-tech startup taking aim at making pro-bono services more efficient. The …

Venture Capital

Amazon Prime Members Are Getting a Discount at Whole Foods. Here’s How It Works.

Amazon announced on Tuesday that Prime members will get a 10 percent discount on sale items at Whole Foods in addition to other weekly discounts.<p>The …

Whole Foods

Is there something wrong with me if I only hear Yanny and not Laurel?

By now, folks online have listened to the now-infamous Yanny and Laurel clip a lot. I've probably listened to it 200 times since Tuesday afternoon, …

Music Production

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a trailblazer for gender equality

IN HER first argument before the Supreme Court—20 years before Bill Clinton would nominate her to be America’s 107th justice—Ruth Bader Ginsburg …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Granddaughter: 'You Know Her as the Notorious RBG, but She’s Bubbie to Me'

On April 16, 2018, I stood beside 89 other young adults in a ceremonial courtroom as we swore an oath in unison to uphold the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New York. We were among hundreds of New Yorkers who officially began our lives as lawyers on that day. For …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

5 Telltale Signs of a Toxic Company Culture You Can Spot During an Interview

Take note, and you can save yourself from a bad career move.<p><i>How should prospective employees identify a toxic work environment during the job interview process? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Employment

These Pics of Kate Middleton Trying to Defuse Toddler Tantrums Before They Begin Are Peak Motherhood

If you're a mom to a toddler, it doesn't matter if you're Susan down the street or the Duchess of Cambridge — toddlers can be complete assh*les sometimes. Like the rest of us, Kate Middleton certainly goes through the ebbs and flows of motherhood, but unlike the rest of us, most of her parenting is …

Prince William

Everywhere Awesome to Eat and Drink in the North Loop

Every city has its cool kids neighborhood and the North Loop is Minneapolis’ hub, humming with creative excitement and it’s an easy walk from downtown. Near the Mississippi River, it’s a condo-dense area with dive bars, upscale cocktail rooms, fantastic coffee, high-end shops, and nationally …

Mississippi River

9-year-old Instagram star Lil Tay’s ‘flexing’ got her mom fired — that’s only the beginning of her reign of terror

If you think this is a wake-up call for the preteen calling herself “the youngest flexer of the century,” you haven’t been paying attention<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single, foul-mouthed young girl in possession of riches must be in want of viral fame.<p>At (allegedly) nine years …

Social Media

This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

Tesla

Carnegie Mellon is set to offer the first undergrad AI degree in the US

The major will be run out of the computer science department and have an emphasis on ethics.<p><b>Details:</b> Students will study the ethical and societal …

Machine Learning

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Why Are Jewelry Retailers Saying 'I Don't' To Lab-Grown Diamonds If Millennials Want Them?

The $80 billion mined-diamond industry is at a tipping point as man-made diamonds are offering consumers a new option. When consumers are given a choice between buying a 1 carat mined diamond for $5,000 or a bigger 1.25 carat lab-grown diamond for the same price, more people are opting for the …

Engagement Rings

Nelson Mandela's grandson working toward PhD at Mason's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution | George Mason

For Siyabulela Mandela, Mason’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution was the only place he felt he could continue the legacy of his late …

South Africa

The miracle of Finland: What a tiny northern Minnesota town can teach America

There’s manure to pile and compost to spread. Seedlings must be transplanted from trays to pots before eventually making their way into the ground. …

Farming

Glassdoor, the iconic job-hunting website, has been bought for $1.2 billion

The buyer: Recruit Holdings, a Japanese human resources company that owns multiple job sites.<p>The job-hunting website Glassdoor has been bought for $1.2 billion in what is one of the largest U.S. tech acquisitions of 2018.<p>Recruit Holdings, a large Japanese human resources company that owns other job …

Employment

AI providers will increasingly compete with management consultancies - Leave it to the experts

Special report<p>Leave it to the expertsAI providers will increasingly compete with management consultancies<p>MANY TECH FIRMS’ offices boast luxurious …

Artificial Intelligence

Maker of smart luggage goes out of business after airlines ban bags with built-in batteries

One of the world's first smart luggage makers is packing its bags and calling it quits — a victim of its own design flaws.<p>New York-based Bluesmart Inc., which started in 2014 with more than $2 million from a crowdfunding campaign, announced that it is going out of business, after several major …

Luggage

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

Cambridge Analytica shutting down

<b>Political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, the firm at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down, it says.</b><p>The firm was accused of improperly using data on behalf of political clients.<p>The Facebook data of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with the political …

Cambridge Analytica

Instagram Unveils a Bully Filter

Instagram said Tuesday it was expanding its online anti-bullying initiative, adding a new filter to weed out comments meant to harass or bully the 800 million users of the popular social media site.<p>The company said it would review accounts that have a large number of comments filtered out. If those …

Social Media

At $75,560, housing a prisoner in California now costs more than a year at Harvard

The cost of imprisoning each of California’s 130,000 inmates is expected to reach a record $75,560 in the next year<p>HOW MUCH?<p>More than tuition atHarvard University<p>That’s enough to cover the annual cost of attending Harvard University and still have plenty left over for pizza and beer<p>Gov.<p>Jerry …

This California gym is powered by people as they work out

This gym in California is powered by people! Thanks to SportsArt’s line of innovative ECO-POWR equipment, Sacramento Eco Fitness is powered by its …

Wind Power

IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain

Every time I talk to someone about the viability of blockchain, I get challenged to show a real project beyond the obvious bitcoin use case. IBM has been working to build large enterprise projects blockchain and today they offered an irrefutable example that they have dubbed TrustChain, a …

Blockchain