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33 startups to watch in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on …

12 Mac search tips from a Spotlight addict

Spotlight search is a handy tool for any Mac user, even if you use it only to locate files. If you become familar with these tips they way I have, you can get around your Mac faster -- and without reaching for the mouse.<p>1. First things first: The Spotlight keyboard shortcut<p>You can click the …

San Francisco

RANKED: The 10 best TV shows of 2015

It's not just a feeling. We now know it for a fact: There were 409 scripted TV programs in 2015, a new record. And you just can't see them all.<p>To sit down and name the 10 best shows of the hundreds that aired and streamed this year is a herculean task. So for this list of 2015's best shows, we …

5 things that make recruiters leave your LinkedIn profile (and how to fix them)

LinkedIn can make or break your chances of getting an interview — you probably already know this. But just like with your resume, what you leave off …

Employment

26 Best Productivity Apps In One Infographic

Many of us are incredibly committed to the idea of being productive. Productivity is achieved by working hard and working smart. With the use of …

How To Write an “About Me” Page That Gets You Hired

About pages are hard. You have one page to summarize who you are, what you do, and how you’re different in a clear, concise, and confident way. No …

13 Websites to Make Extra Cash In Your Spare Time

20 years ago, the Internet barely existed. 10 years ago, the idea of making money sounded ridiculous to most people.<p>Today however, there are millions …

70 Apps Every Professional Should Know About and Use

December is a great time to reflect on how your previous year went and what you can improve upon in the future. And as we near the beginning of 2015, …

19 startups that could make you a millionaire if you got hired there today

Startups

OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Download Released, Full Changelog Inside [Final Version]

Apple’s on a roll here! The Cupertino-based giant has just released the final consumer release of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1, and has surprised quite a …

How to use the app that can make browsing the web on your iPhone faster

One way Apple intends to do this is by giving iPhone and iPad owners the freedom to block things that can slow down browsing, such as ads, trackers, and widgets.<p>You can control all this with a single app: 1Blocker. We recommend blocking other types of content rather than ads. Remember, "free" …

SILICON ALLEY'S BILLION-DOLLAR CLUB: Meet the most valuable startups in New York City

But only a handful of those companies have billion-dollar valuations.<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, these are the most valuable startups in New York City.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital …

Is Thailand a good destination for startups?

Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, or Seoul are probably the most dynamic cities of Southeast and East Asia, and when it comes to technology, business or …

These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.

Startups

5 must-have apps to download while you're on vacation from work

But for many, it would be unthinkable to unplug completely, as they fear that being out of the loop for too long will set them back at work and in life.<p>Luckily, there are ways to stay on top of what's happening in the world and in the office that don't require you to be glued to your phone or …

The CEO of New York startup Quirky steps down in the wake of lay-offs and funding struggles

For more than a month, the company has been struggling to raise funding for its main invention platform, as well as for Wink, Quirky's Internet of Things subsidiary.<p>"In light of our ongoing strategy to focus our efforts and resources on Wink, our founder, Ben Kaufman, will no longer serve as the …

19 terrible LinkedIn mistakes you're making

Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.<p>She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.<p>Here are the most common mistakes Brown …

Gmail to let you make your custom email address at a $2 per month fee

Looks like Gmail is about to unveil a custom email address feature for standard Gmail users. According a report in <b>GSMArena</b>, this new feature lets …

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15 Ways to Maximize Google Drive Productivity

The third post in a brand-new series on the BetterCloud Monitor: <i>The Cloud Office Transformation Series</i> will continue to explore transformational …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Facebook addiction - and how to tackle it

Why do we drop stuff that we need to finish in order to start other things – even when we know that we shouldn’t be switching back and forth on our to-do list (or worse, between our to-do’s and Facebook?)<p>It’s one of the mysteries of modern office life. Since we at MeisterTask are building an app to …

Startup investor says one-third of the pitches he sees contain a total lie

Dr. Bob Kocher, a partner at Venrock Capital who specializes in healthcare IT companies, told The Information's Reed Albergotti that "a third of the presentations he sees include a 'complete mistruth.'"<p>Kocher used the example of a startup claiming to work with healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente, …