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8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

How a “location API” allows cops to figure out where we all are in real time

"Securus takes no steps to verify that uploaded documents in fact provide authorization…"<p>The digital privacy world was rocked late Thursday evening …

Privacy

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

17 insider facts about shopping at Costco only employees know

Costco deals are easy to come by.<p>The retail chain is famous for having just about everything. And certainly, some of its offerings stretch beyond what you'd expect from a big-box store — Costco sells cars, vacations, food kits for the apocalypse, cheap eats in the food court, and even caskets.<p>Given …

Employment

These 50 Products On Amazon Under $25 Are Practical As Hell

Adulthood doesn't happen so much as it creeps up on you in tiny little bursts. For me, one of the biggest signs that I've gone from faking it to …

Congress stumbles into gov't shutdown, budget deal stalled

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government stumbled into a shutdown at midnight as a rogue Senate Republican blocked a speedy vote on a massive, …

Jeff Flake

53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Language

Hold your breath, avoid the snake oil, and get Windows updated

January 2018 was a month that will go down in patching infamy. Looking back on my notes, we had patches released, yanked, re-released and/or …

Spectre (Security Bug)

8 great computer tricks everyone should know

Get back that tab you accidentally closed.<p><i>Universal Pictures</i><p>If you want to get back a tab you closed, just press 'Control' (or 'Command' on Mac), …

Got a new health routine? This is how long it will take to see results

For a lot of people, making conscious choices in the name of health requires a lot of effort. It’s hard to pass up takeout at the end of a long day …

Exercise

Out-of-the-Box Router Tips: 4 Changes to Make on Your New Router

Once you have your new router set up, and have updated your password and security, there's still plenty you can do to improve your router's …

How to Save $1 Million for Retirement -- When You Have Nothing Saved by Age 50

Believe it or not, it can be done.<p>It's no secret that Americans on a whole are mostly unprepared for retirement -- but sadly, that includes those who …

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates | Inc.com

• <b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b>• <b><br>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b>• <b><br>Questions about employee behavior and past performance were asked most frequently inside the interview rooms.</b><p>Amazon …

Employment

Why The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

Tablo’s new Android TV app turns the Nvidia Shield into a cord-cutter’s DVR

On the heels of launching its next-gen DVR for cord cutters who want to record TV over-the-air from a digital antenna, the maker of the Tablo DVR is today releasing a new app for Android TV owners, for recording live TV without the need for additional DVR hardware. The app, Tablo Engine, initially …

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

Google Search

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

Even if you think you know it all, you don't.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

Windows 10

How to turn on 'Undo Send' in Gmail

There are no second chances in life, but there may be in email.<p>While this is of little consolation to those wishing they could hit "undo" on …

How to upgrade Bash/Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 Creators Update

You can't help but have noticed that Microsoft has started the rollout of Windows 10 Creators Update. After testing with Windows Insiders, the third …

Linux

Make a Backup Of Your Start Menu Layout By Copying This Folder

Windows: If you spent a lot of time tweaking your Start Menu to your liking, you’ll want to make sure you don’t lose it. Fortunately, you can backup …

Best Windows 10 apps of 2016

Welcome to this special episode of best Windows apps. This article looks back, and lists the best applications released for Windows 10 in 2016. I …

Apps

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

5 wireless AC routers with blazing-fast speed and surprisingly low prices

Wireless AC is a must-have these days when you’re in the market for a new Wi-Fi router for your house or even your apartment. The newer standard is …

Wi-Fi

13 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden Features on Your Phone

Remember that scene in War Games when the socially broken code monkeys were explaining to aspiring hacker Matthew Broderick all about "back doors" …

How to Make Your Windows 10 Computer Work Like New Again

Reinstalling Windows is an easy way to fix a PC that’s been giving you problems. It can resolve most common issues including lagging to mysterious …

5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10

Taking back the operating system, one privacy setting at a time...<p>With its Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is attempting to be more transparent with its privacy settings. It may have simplified some of the language of its policies, but there is still work to be done.<p>Here are five …

Software