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Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Updated on July 10 at 10:45 with comments from Google spokesperson.</i><p>A storm is brewing among leading cloud storage providers, and business owners stand to benefit enormously from rapidly plummeting prices.<p>Today, Google Cloud Platform -- …

Success for all Project Management Stakeholders

BrightWork is designed with the key project management stakeholders in mind, from the executive that needs immediate visibility into all projects across the organization, to the team member that must collaborate effectively and work towards a common goal.

Blockbuster to close U.S. retail stores, mail DVD operation

It's the last picture show for Blockbuster.<p>The retail company that introduced millions of Americans to stay-home movie nights said Wednesday it will close its 300 remaining U.S. stores by early January next year. Its DVD-by-mail business, introduced as a competitor to Netflix, also will be shut …

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2018

The Google Play store is brimming with selection, but these are the Android apps you really need.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Apps

How to Design Your Startup Office for a Productive Workforce

If you look at some of the latest startup offices, there seems to be a competition to who can have the coolest ping pong tables, kitchen, and big TVs displaying real time data. But are they essential to office productivity and culture?<p>We spoke to some of the hottest startups to hear their …

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

B-movie

All the Ways You Could Die on One Handy Chart

One-quarter of all fatalities among U.S. men ages 18 to 50 result from unintentional injury. Here, we break out the specific types of fatal accidents and show how they compare with all causes of death.<p><b>OTHER</b><p>Eighty-two percent of the 238 people killed by lightning strikes from 2006 to 2012 were male. …

10 inspiring uses of mobile in retail

<b>Mobile is growing and forward-thinking retailers are looking at ways to use mobile to increase sales, bring customers into stores, or to enhance the</b> …

Keeping Your Laptop Plugged in All the Time Will Kill Its Battery Faster

Laptops are our indispensable lifeline to the majesty that is the Internet. We use them to work and play from anywhere in the world. But if you're …

How To Build Shelves Between Studs

Visualizing the Microsoft-Nokia Deal

Good data visualization uses visuals to put data into context for the readers, making the information easier to understand. This simple infographic …

Microsoft reaches $7.2B deal for Nokia handset business

Microsoft late Monday announced it is buying Nokia's smartphone and cellular handset business in a deal worth $7.2 billion.<p>The deal sent Finnish firm Nokia's Helsinki-listed shares zooming 31% in afternoon trading Tuesday and earlier were up close to 50%, a move reported by Bloomberg as a record …

Watch: The Best Science Vines

Amazing science videos, in six-second bites.<p>On August 15th, GE put forth a call: make the best science-themed Vine video you can. Vines are short, 6-second clips, often looping, made with a simple app and very little editing features. Pause and record are pretty much all you get. But the responses …

Infrared Car System Spots Wildlife On The Road From 500 Feet Away

Here's how it works.<p>Since their debut 13 years ago, in-car night-vision systems, which identify pedestrians approaching a roadway, have arguably made driving safer. But they come with a pretty big blind spot: animals. Each year, drivers in the U.S. strike about a million deer, causing 27,000 human …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Jason Ferruggia’s Renegade Fitness

Tom couldn’t figure it out. Why was it that every time he’d bust his ass to gain ten pounds over the course of 3-4 months he’d always end up hating …

Fitness

With Wallets Tight, Consumers Prioritize Spending On Homes And Cars

Incomes for U.S. consumers increased in July, but at a snail’s pace, and kept a leash on consumer spending, with little reason to expect sharp gains in the near future.<p>Personal income was up 0.1% and disposable income grew 0.2%, while personal consumption expenditures were up 0.1%, according to the …

Kinect app that turns any surface into a touchscreen now available, starts at $149

With several companies developing technologies that can turn any surface into a touchscreen, it should be widely available soon. Those who want to try it out before it's cool, however, should look towards Ubi Interactive's software that combines the talents of Microsoft's Kinect for Windows sensor …

Presentation on Talent Development

Webinar presentation for the Human Capital Institute on Talent Development delivered on July 25, 2013

Resumen Pastoral Social 2008

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5-minute outage costs Google $545,000 in revenue

Google just went down for about 5 minutes.<p>The outage, observed by the VentureBeat staff and confirmed by multiple Twitter reports, lasted from approximately 3:50 p.m. to approximately 3:55 p.m. Pacific time.<p>It appears to have affected all of Google’s services, including the Google.com homepage, …

Watch This Bicycle Go 80 MPH

Probably not do-it-yourself<p>Tom Donhou, a bicycle builder based in Hackney, London, just went 80 mph on a bike. As a point of reference: You or I might hit 30 mph, tops, on a flat surface; a professional might max out at about 45 mph. But to get anywhere over that speed, you need a bike explicitly …