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60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader

Inspiring, motivational quotes to help you become a better leader, a better boss...and maybe even a better person.<p>Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

22 Beautifully Heartbreaking Love Quotes

Love can embody both pain and joy, simultaneously and apart. It's the universal emotion that many so deserately seek while accepting the risk of ending up heartbroken. The following love quotes ahead capture this paradox in a way that's completely relatable and heartbreakingly beautiful. In a mix …

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Why US power companies don’t want you putting a solar panel on your roof

The short answer: It will destroy their business model forever.<p>In the US, electrical utilities are in a charged battle—complete with negative political ads—against solar panel distributors over rules that both sides say could put them out of business. Consumers are caught in the middle.<p>A relatively …

Budweiser and Coors Duke It Out Over Beer Can Claim

The King of Beers is challenging the Silver Bullet over the advertising claim that Coors has the "world's most refreshing can" and whether a new …

A Question That Can Change Your Life

For years I’ve exercised every day — doing weights, cardio, yoga — but despite my continuous effort, I haven’t seen much change.<p>Until a few months ago.<p>Recently, my body has changed. My muscles are stronger, more defined, and I’ve lost five pounds along with a visible layer of fat. So what did I do …

Seven Tips for Shifting a Mindset in Your Organization

We’re all fascinated by new ideas and how they can grab hold of us, influencing how we think and affecting how we take action. How does Atul Gawande (the checklist doctor) get inside my head, when others don’t? Why does Gwyneth Paltrow make me adjust my behaviors, when others can’t?<p>In business, …

Google’s CIO on How to Make Your IT Department Great

Running an IT department is hard enough under any circumstances, but imagine doing it at one of the world’s preeminent technology companies. Your customers aren’t haplessly trying to set up their voicemail; they’re experts in technology and expect it to work.<p>In that sense, you might think Ben …

Good Leaders Get Emotional

Much of what comes out of people’s mouths in business these days is sugar-coated, couched, and polished. The messages are manufactured, trying to strike just the right tone. Genuine emotion stands in stark contrast. It’s a real person sharing a real feeling. When we hear it, we’re riveted — for one …

A Formula for Fixing the Hardest Problems

For many years I have been asking friends and colleagues, “What frustrates you the most in modern society?” I’ve received many, varied answers but at their core, so often, was a common root — another question: “How can citizens and government accomplish what modern life requires of them to improve …

Home-Brewer Jon Cumblad on DIY Beermaking Gear

At 18, Jon Cumblad was part of a Penn State research team that worked with NASA to study cosmic radiation. Today, Cumblad lives in Chicago, where he works as a computer-aided design (CAD) manager for the Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, which creates displays for tradeshows. But on his downtime, …

Goodyear Zeppelin to Replace the Blimp

The most famous spectator of all major sporting events, the Goodyear Blimp, gets a $21 million replacement.<p><b>In an old aircraft hangar in Suffield, Ohio</b> , a crew of eight to 10 mechanics and manufacturers is working to assemble Goodyear's next generation of airships. Its carbon fiber and aluminum …

The Self-Cleaning, Inkjet-Printed Tile of Tomorrow

Manufacturer Casalgrande Padana creates a flooring tile that resists mold, mildew, and microorganisms.<p>Please forgive the slightly sensationalist headline—as far as I know, these two advances in tile-making technology have yet to be combined in a single tile. However, both inkjet-printed patterns …

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Google Buys 6.3% Stake In Head-Mounted Display Manufacturer Himax

Google has invested in a subsidiary of Himax Technologies today to help fund the production and expansion of silicon chips and modules used in head-mounted displays such as Google Glass.<p>Google now holds a 6.3 percent stake in Himax Display Inc and has the option to make additional investments …

Sony returns to profit for first time in five years

Electronics giant Sony reported a return to annual profits for the first time in five years, boosted by the fluctuating yen and sale of its assets, including a Manhattan skyscraper.<p>The struggling <b>Japanese company reported earnings</b> of 43.03 billion yen (£280.5 million) in the year to March, reversing …

Facebook aims to knock Cisco down a peg with open network hardware

Facebook's Open Compute Project to give the world an "open" top-of-rack switch.<p>Two years ago, Facebook set out to change the server and storage …

AT&T’s Year-Old Nokia Lumia 900 Finally Gets A Taste Of Windows Phone 7.8

AT&T customers who took the plunge on Nokia’s Lumia 900 have had to sit idly by and watch Windows Phone 8 supercede the software loaded on their own devices, but they’ll soon be able to experience at least part of what WP8 brings to the table. Nokia announced earlier today via Twitter that the …

The weirdest, most wonderful Windows 8 ads ever

I don't know where these have come from.<p>I don't even know if they're official Windows 8 videos. <i>[Note: They are. See update at end of story.]</i><p>But I do know that these are works of utter, thorough, and complete genius.<p>Microsoft's Windows 8 has struggled to project an image that is anything that might …

3D-printed guns: expert warns of threat to user

Firing a gun in which any part has been made in a 3D printer could result in the death of the user, a specialist has warned, because the plastics in …

Network security doesn't have to curb flexible and mobile working

The lines between business and personal life are becoming increasingly blurred as smartphones and tablets are routinely used for business purposes. …

Apple: Google Is Not a “Friend of the Court” in Samsung Case

In Apple’s sprawling legal battle with Samsung, Google is hardly an impartial party. It’s the author of the Android mobile operating system that the …

Yahoo's video ambitions continue with reported Hulu talks

Yahoo is currently remaking itself with a focus on mobile products, but it also hopes to dive into streaming video soon. <i>AllThingsD</i> is reporting that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has met with Hulu executives. Eyeballing the acquisition of a video streaming business isn't new for Yahoo. In April, the …