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Best Balance Transfer and 0% APR Credit Cards of 2018 - NerdWallet

With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we thoroughly research financial products …

A Pair of S.N.L. Sketches Perfectly Nail the Awkwardness of the #MeToo Movement

By finally admitting its inability to handle the moment, S.N.L. strikes comedic gold.<p><i>Saturday Night Live</i> has been struggling, this season, to pivot from reliably and routinely lampooning the president of the United States to engaging in some of the thornier, more complicated discussions around …

Comedy

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

How to Actually Come Back from the Holidays Feeling Refreshed

We are told the winter holidays are supposed to be a magical time of deep connection with loved ones, good meals, warm fires, and gift-giving. And yet, for many of us, the winter holidays don’t live up to our expectations, because we don’t know how to strike the right balance between rest and …

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough.<p>Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to bump into Or Shani, CEO of an AI firm, Adgorithms. After discussing Jacobi’s sales woes, Shani, …

Cute zen tiny house is a steal at $49K

The prolific tiny house designers at Escape Traveler are well-known for their impressively compact homes, but their latest model, simply called, <i>One</i>, …

6 Design in Tech Trends You Need to Know, Even if You Aren't a Designer | Inc.com

As Steven Jobs famously said, "Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it's this veneer -- that the designers are handed this box and told, 'Make it look good!' That's not what we think design is. It's not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is …

Design

This student got interviews from Google, Apple and Facebook. Here's her advice

Jessica Pointing knows how to interview.<p>The Harvard University junior received internship offers from companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, …

The One-Page Cheat Sheet To Your Most Productive 90 Days Ever

Here’s how to break down your big-picture goals into steps you and your team can actually take this quarter.<p>Dr. Challa wasn’t starving for opportunity, he was drowning in it. He was bright, confident, and empathetic. Not only did he have great bedside manners, but he was also a savvy entrepreneur …

10 Affordable Fashion Sites You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

For when you've got Zara and H&M fatigue.<p>We’ve all been there before: the sheer excitement over an inexpensive, on-trend find at Zara only to discover that a million other women have already scooped up the same exact item. When it comes to affordable fashion finds, the options can sometimes seem …

Clothing

Apple’s Latest $1 Billion Bet Is on the Future of Cars

Chinese car-hailing service Didi Chuxing is an ally in a key market and a rich data source for self-driving vehicles<p>Apple Inc.’s $1 billion investment in Chinese ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing Technology Co. reflects an intensifying battle over the future of driving and highlights emerging …

Automotive Industry

Why design trumps advertising

A few years ago, I ran into an old friend whose advertising career had taken off. I complimented his campaigns. He complimented my firm’s design …

Consumer Tech

5 Great Books To Read In March

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

Comparing the Latte Macchiato and the Flat White

The difference is in the details<p>Our new Latte Macchiato and signature Flat White are pure, simple espresso creations with two simple ingredients. The …

Use cloud technology to attract the best new employees

Baby boomers are hitting retirement ages and millennials are gearing up to become the largest portion of the workforce within the next decade. If you …

Hipster Barbie Shows Us How Plastic We All Really Are On Social Media

“Could I be any more authentic?!”<p>Socality Barbie is an Instagram account that primarily pokes fun at the social media app’s “community” culture, but it also offers a broader commentary on how our culture is evolving in how we portray ourselves online.<p>Authenticity on social media can be a tough …

Online Privacy

Pitfalls to Avoid When You Inherit a Team

Taking over as the leader of an existing team can be daunting. The team’s response to your new processes or style can make you feel a little like the evil stepmother who’s stepped into their formerly happy lives. Your team was once someone else’s team. They’ve developed habits in response to the …

Websites Prep for Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’

Google is changing its search algorithm Tuesday to favor sites that look good on smartphones, a move some are calling “mobilegeddon” because of its impact on website operators.<p>The new formula will give a boost in Google’s “organic” search results to sites that are designed to look good on …

Dow Jones

Flipping The Wall Street Journal and Factiva

For 125 years, it has been read by the leading business influencers in the world. It’s won 35 Pulitzer prizes, for topics including the September 11, …

Learn the 7 Life Hacks of Really Wealthy People | Inc.com

During the long course of my life in business, I've had the opportunity to meet some very wealthy people. For the most part, I've found that they're just like you and me--with the added bonus that their bank accounts make mine look like a teeny-tiny mosquito, or maybe a gnat.<p>And there's one more …

Self-improvement

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Infor hits back at criticism of AWS for CloudSuite

The decision by Infor to run its CloudSuite applications on Amazon Web Services has been a controversial one. Mostly because it goes against what …

'Serial': the new podcast that's already a cult phenomenon

Never has a podcast collected a loyal cult following in such a short amount of time like <i>Serial</i>.<p>The nonfiction series, which unravels a story …

David Zinn’s Quirky Chalk and Charcoal Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor | Colossal

<p>Since 1987, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and …

On the Red Couch With Shebooks’ Peggy Northrop and Laura Fraser

<i>When it comes to reading, women are the more prolific sex. A Pew report revealed that more women have read at least one book in the last year (82% vs</i> …

Ahead of the Bell: US Industrial Production

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve issues its July report on U.S. industrial output, which includes factories, mines and utilities. The report …

Blurb Founder Eileen Gittins Touts to Virtues of Storytelling at Dell's Women's Entrepreneurship Conference | Inc.com

Think you've got your pitch down cold? Good for you, but your work isn't over.<p>You may have one story down, but you've got five more to go, says Eileen Gittins, the CEO of Blurb. Gittins was speaking at the Dell Women Entrepreneurship Conference in Austin on Monday.<p>Gittins' company started out as a …

Writing

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Social Customer Service Pt.2: What customers expect from brands

Share<p>The relationship between consumers and brands has completely shifted with the onset of social media. Not only are consumers online and actively …