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One Million Cybersecurity Job Openings In 2016

If you are thinking about a career change in 2016, then you might want to have a look at the burgeoning cybersecurity market which is expected to grow from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020.<p>A knack for cat and mouse play may indicate that you have an aptitude for cybersecurity. It is a …

Employment

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Google execs solidify control with stock split

Google's unusual upcoming stock split is about to upend the popular Standard & Poor's 500 and short-circuit the influence of common shareholders.<p>The complex financial maneuver will create the effect of a two-for-one stock split and dramatically reduce the voice of Google's common shareholders, but …

Stocks

SXSW Keynote Speaker Offers Up Advice For Becoming 'Findable'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his new book, Show Your Work! (Workman Publishing Company, 2014) Austin Kleon, an</i> <i>author, artist and frequent speaker on creativity at companies like Pixar, Google and TEDx, discusses how creators and entrepreneurs can be discovered in</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The 7-Step Massage Your Skin Will Thank You For

Streamlining your beauty routine is always a good idea, but once in awhile, you gotta give your skin some extra TLC, even if it slaps on five extra …

Nude Lipsticks for Every Shade of Brown Skin

Awards season red carpets usually spell an onslaught of glamorous reds and vampy plums. Not so much this year. Right now, matte nudes are everywhere. …

Rio's favela dwellers fight to stave off evictions in runup to Brazil World Cup

Better consultation with residents, not forced demolitions, could lead to peaceful resolution to battle for Santa Marta slum<p>A steep climb leads to the top of the Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer is visible to the right and the ocean can be seen over the …

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Samsung Has Two New Smart Watches Launching In April — Here's Everything They Can Do

Both watches are essentially the same device, but the Neo doesn't have a built-in camera for snapping photos from your wrist. They are each successors to the original Galaxy Gear, which launched just a few months ago to overwhelmingly negative reviews.<p>Samsung hasn't formally announced how many …

Electronics Industry

Samsung to unveil first smartwatches with own Tizen platform

Samsung has been jointly developing its mobile platform with Intel Corp, as the dominance of Google's free Android software, which Samsung uses for its Galaxy line of products, continues to grow and is now used in almost 80 percent of the global smartphone market.<p>The South Korean company is due to …

Electronics Industry

Microsoft Told A Room Full Of Journalists That Windows Phone Is Beating BlackBerry And They All Laughed

Microsoft held a Windows Phone event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today to go over its plans to increase the mobile operating system's global market share.<p>In the middle of the presentation, Microsoft showed a video about how the Windows Phone operating system is gained momentum and …

Mobile World Congress

Google's Smart Watch Will Launch In June

Like with the Nexus line of smartphones, LG will be taking care of the hardware details of the watch while Google designs the software. The watch will debut at Google's I/O conference in San Francisco.<p>Previous reports about Google's smart watch have hinted that it will be integrated with Google Now …

Android Phones

Here's What Google Really Looks For When It's Hiring

Laszlo Bock, Google's senior vice president of people operations, told The New York Times that the company looks far beyond grades (Google is actually hiring more and more people that never went to college).<p>What does it take to impress a Googler?<p>Bock says that the number one thing that the company …

New York Times

Google Has A Brilliant But Simple Cure For Unwanted Inbox Clutter

From now on, an obvious and clearly marked "unsubscribe" link will appear at the top of the header field in marketers' emails, instead of in tiny print at the bottom, where they're usually hidden, PCWorld reports. You'll be able to unsubscribe without hunting through the whole email and without …

Moan

An expat cultural disconnect at the office

<i>Q. One of my direct reports is an executive who transferred here from another country. I think I treat her just like any other top manager, but she recently said she thought I was talking down to her because she's a woman and a foreigner. I like and respect her, and I think she's good at her job.</i> …

Egalitarian

How to capture the right kind of talent

Sony had a hiring problem. It wasn’t that the Japanese retailer, with more than 130 stores worldwide, including 38 in the US, couldn’t find enough people to apply for its positions as sales assistants.<p>Rather, the company couldn’t find the right people—the ‘sales pros’ who could explain the features …

Human Resources

Bizarre job interviews, exposed

Tenacious job hunters should be prepared for all eventualities.<p>In a crowded marketplace, it’s important to stay on your toes if you are one of the chosen few candidates a company brings in to their offices to interview. But some hiring managers and candidates get more than they bargained for on …

Employment

Watch A Bunch Of Guys Propose While Wearing Google Glass

For Valentine's Day, Google created a video of marriage proposals that have been captured via Glass.<p>"The beauty of Glass is that it allows us to capture important moments both big and small," Google writes of the clip. "It's not about technology, it's about the people who use it. Congrats to all …

Google Glass

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Promises Worst Customer Service Disaster In History

Prepare to spend more time on hold.<p>Opponents of media consolidation hate the idea of the proposed mega-merger of the Comcast Corporation …

Google Clean Energy: $1 Billion Investments Protect Environment And Company's Bottom Line

After spending more than $1 billion on 15 different wind and solar energy projects, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) says that 34 percent of its operations …

Three Questions to Advance Your Career

In most organizations, professionals who want to move up get lots of feedback. Did you hit your numbers? Make your budget? How did you perform in managing a major project? Many companies provide you with so-called 360-degree feedback based on anonymous surveys from your boss, peers, and direct …

The First Strategic Question Every Business Must Ask

What business are you in? It seems like a straightforward question, and one that should take no time to answer. But the truth is that most company leaders are too narrow in defining their competitive landscape or market space. They fail to see the potential for “non-traditional” competitors, and …

Business School

Develop Strategic Thinkers Throughout Your Organization

In study after study, strategic thinkers are found to be among the most highly effective leaders. And while there is an abundance of courses, books, articles and opinions on the process of strategic planning, the focus is typically on an isolated process that might happen once or twice per year. In …